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News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the names of provincial campaign chairs and co-chairs for the next federal election. More names are expected to be added in the coming weeks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | May 20, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced the names of provincial campaign chairs and co-chairs for the next federal election. More names are expected to be added in the coming weeks. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc tabled the Countering Foreign Interference Act in the House on May 6. The bill would create a new 'country-agnostic' foreign influence and transparency registry. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 15, 2024
Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc tabled the Countering Foreign Interference Act in the House on May 6. The bill would create a new 'country-agnostic' foreign influence and transparency registry. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue, head of the Foreign Interference Inquiry, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | May 13, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue, head of the Foreign Interference Inquiry, pictured in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
If left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions, says Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 8, 2024
If left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions, says Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
The House Ethics Committee is studying the impact of misinformation and disinformation on the work of parliamentarians. Patrick White, associate professor of journalism at the Université du Québec à Montréal, said the world is at a crossroads with mis- and disinformation. He said Canada should be on a 'war footing' against fake news content farms. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | May 6, 2024
The House Ethics Committee is studying the impact of misinformation and disinformation on the work of parliamentarians. Patrick White, associate professor of journalism at the Université du Québec à Montréal, said the world is at a crossroads with mis- and disinformation. He said Canada should be on a 'war footing' against fake news content farms. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2024. She said if left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions. 'The cat is now out of the proverbial bag.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | May 3, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, 2024. She said if left unchecked, foreign interference threats could further reduce Canadians' trust in the resilience of our democratic institutions. 'The cat is now out of the proverbial bag.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Independent Senator Donna Dasko’s Bill S-283 seeks to shine some light into this secret garden by expanding Elections Canada public reporting on nomination processes, write Jeanette Ashe and Tracey Raney. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Opinion | BY JEANETTE ASHE, TRACEY RANEY | April 29, 2024
Independent Senator Donna Dasko’s Bill S-283 seeks to shine some light into this secret garden by expanding Elections Canada public reporting on nomination processes, write Jeanette Ashe and Tracey Raney. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
After hearing from nearly 70 witnesses over 10 days earlier this spring, Foreign Interference Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue is set to release her interim report on May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 29, 2024
After hearing from nearly 70 witnesses over 10 days earlier this spring, Foreign Interference Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue is set to release her interim report on May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
The parties led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, are fighting side-by-side in court this week in a judicial review over how their parties use Canadian voters' personal data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | April 22, 2024
The parties led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, are fighting side-by-side in court this week in a judicial review over how their parties use Canadian voters' personal data. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
Former Liberal MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett represented the riding of Toronto-St. Paul's, Ont. for about 26 years. She now is Canada's ambassador to Denmark. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 15, 2024
Former Liberal MP and cabinet minister Carolyn Bennett represented the riding of Toronto-St. Paul's, Ont. for about 26 years. She now is Canada's ambassador to Denmark. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and design by Neena Singhal
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | April 15, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and design by Neena Singhal
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 10, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Foreign Interference Commission that he relies primarily on in-person briefings from his advisers for critical issues. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 10, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference on April 3. The inquiry will finish its Stage 1 hearings on April 10, hearing from top members of cabinet, such as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, National Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Public Safety Minister Dominic LeBlanc. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | April 9, 2024
The Pierre Poilievre Conservatives could stand to benefit in the new electoral boundaries if everyone were to vote in the next election the way they did in 2021, according to the newly released analysis by Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, PETER MAZEREEUW | April 8, 2024
The ridings represented by Conservative MPs Scott Reid, top left, Ed Fast, Chris Warkentin, John Barlow, centre row left, and by Liberal MPs Chrystia Freeland, above left, Mark Gerretsen, Marie-France Lalonde, Taleeb Noormohamed and Randy Boissonnault had the largest amount of money in the bank at the end of 2022. The Hill Times file photographs and courtesy of PMO, and Taleeb Noormohamed
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in elections earlier this year that Global Affairs Canada condemned as neither free nor fair. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 8, 2024
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in elections earlier this year that Global Affairs Canada condemned as neither free nor fair. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue will hear from nearly 50 witnesses and examine thousands of pages of documents before the first stage of hearings for the public inquiry into foreign election interference in the last two federal elections is complete on April 10, with her initial report due May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | April 3, 2024
Justice Marie-Josée Hogue will hear from nearly 50 witnesses and examine thousands of pages of documents before the first stage of hearings for the public inquiry into foreign election interference in the last two federal elections is complete on April 10, with her initial report due May 3. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 1, 2024
Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-65, Electoral Participation Act, on March 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 1, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | April 1, 2024
Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-65, Electoral Participation Act, on March 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 28, 2024
On March 20, Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-65, an Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, which includes a section regarding privacy policies for federal political parties. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 28, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 28, 2024
On March 20, Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc introduced Bill C-65, an Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, which includes a section regarding privacy policies for federal political parties. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 6, 2024
Documents obtained by The Hill Times offer the first window into what the office of Attorney General Arif Virani will argue in a B.C. court case about how federal political parties use voters' personal information. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 6, 2024
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | March 6, 2024
Documents obtained by The Hill Times offer the first window into what the office of Attorney General Arif Virani will argue in a B.C. court case about how federal political parties use voters' personal information. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | March 5, 2024
Newly elected Conservative MP Jamil Jivani won the Durham, Ont. byelection by a whopping 35 per cent margin Monday evening. He will succeed outgoing Conservative MP Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | March 5, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | March 5, 2024
Newly elected Conservative MP Jamil Jivani won the Durham, Ont. byelection by a whopping 35 per cent margin Monday evening. He will succeed outgoing Conservative MP Erin O'Toole. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | February 19, 2024
NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron, centre, pictured with NDP MP Daniel Blaikie, left, and Green MP Mike Morrice, said she had mixed feelings about the defeat of her motion on a citizens' assembly for electoral reform, noting that 'we have Members of Parliament across party lines who are agreeing that this is an issue that needs to be prioritized.' Photograph courtesy of X
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | February 19, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | February 19, 2024
NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron, centre, pictured with NDP MP Daniel Blaikie, left, and Green MP Mike Morrice, said she had mixed feelings about the defeat of her motion on a citizens' assembly for electoral reform, noting that 'we have Members of Parliament across party lines who are agreeing that this is an issue that needs to be prioritized.' Photograph courtesy of X
Opinion | BY B. THOMAS HALL | February 12, 2024
Any electoral reform must be designed to benefit voters without regard to partisanship, writes B. Thomas Hall. Pexels photograph by Edmond Dantès
Opinion | BY B. THOMAS HALL | February 12, 2024
Opinion | BY B. THOMAS HALL | February 12, 2024
Any electoral reform must be designed to benefit voters without regard to partisanship, writes B. Thomas Hall. Pexels photograph by Edmond Dantès
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | February 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has been clear about four priorities in advance of the federal election, which are building more homes, axing the carbon tax, fighting crime and fixing the budget, according to lobbyists. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | February 12, 2024
News | BY JESSE CNOCKAERT | February 12, 2024
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has been clear about four priorities in advance of the federal election, which are building more homes, axing the carbon tax, fighting crime and fixing the budget, according to lobbyists. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron’s M-86 provides an opportunity for Canada to demonstrate pro-democracy leadership on the world stage while building a more accountable democratic culture in Canada, write Beatrice Wayne, Sabreena Delhon, and Anita Nickerson. Unsplash photograph by Glen Carrie
NDP MP Lisa Marie Barron’s M-86 provides an opportunity for Canada to demonstrate pro-democracy leadership on the world stage while building a more accountable democratic culture in Canada, write Beatrice Wayne, Sabreena Delhon, and Anita Nickerson. Unsplash photograph by Glen Carrie
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 5, 2024
B.C. Liberal MP John Aldag is in 'very preliminary' conversations with provincial New Democrats to run in the fall general election. Photograph courtesy of JohnAldagMP.ca
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 5, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | February 5, 2024
B.C. Liberal MP John Aldag is in 'very preliminary' conversations with provincial New Democrats to run in the fall general election. Photograph courtesy of JohnAldagMP.ca
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STUART BENSON | February 5, 2024
The Conservative caucus, pictured in November 2023. Any incumbent Conservative MP whose riding has changed by 25 per cent or more will have to go through the nomination contest, say Conservative sources. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STUART BENSON | February 5, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STUART BENSON | February 5, 2024
The Conservative caucus, pictured in November 2023. Any incumbent Conservative MP whose riding has changed by 25 per cent or more will have to go through the nomination contest, say Conservative sources. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | February 5, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | February 5, 2024
Opinion | BY EDITORIAL | February 5, 2024
Commissioner Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the Public Inquiry into Foreign Interference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 31, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the public inquiry into foreign interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, where she says her goal is to uncover the truth, 'whatever it may be,' and reveal 'as much as possible' of that truth to the public. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 31, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 31, 2024
Commissioner Justice Marie-Josée Hogue presides over the public inquiry into foreign interference at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa on Jan. 29, where she says her goal is to uncover the truth, 'whatever it may be,' and reveal 'as much as possible' of that truth to the public. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW GRIFFITH | January 22, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller, pictured on the Hill on Oct. 16, 2023. The federal government recently announced that after increasing its annual immigration targets, it will now hold it at an estimated 500,000 new permanent residents in 2026. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY ANDREW GRIFFITH | January 22, 2024
Opinion | BY ANDREW GRIFFITH | January 22, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller, pictured on the Hill on Oct. 16, 2023. The federal government recently announced that after increasing its annual immigration targets, it will now hold it at an estimated 500,000 new permanent residents in 2026. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 17, 2024
Sen. Yuen Pau Woo says attempts to revoke his status as an intervenor over unsubstantiated allegations only prove the ‘hysteria’ over foreign interference fuelled by irresponsible media reports. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade, and photograph courtesy of X
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 17, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 17, 2024
Sen. Yuen Pau Woo says attempts to revoke his status as an intervenor over unsubstantiated allegations only prove the ‘hysteria’ over foreign interference fuelled by irresponsible media reports. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade, and photograph courtesy of X
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 8, 2024
So far, 14 MPs have decided not to run again: Liberal MPs Carolyn Bennett, top left, Helena Jaczek, Joyce Murray, Omar Alghabra, Anthony Rota, Wayne Long, Lloyd Longfield, Emmanuel Dubourg, above left, Ken Hardie and Churence Rogers; Conservative MP Ron Liepert, Ind. MP Alain Rayes, NDP MP Richard Cannings, and NDP MP Randall Garrison. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade; photos courtesy of the House of Commons
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 8, 2024
News | BY ABBAS RANA | January 8, 2024
So far, 14 MPs have decided not to run again: Liberal MPs Carolyn Bennett, top left, Helena Jaczek, Joyce Murray, Omar Alghabra, Anthony Rota, Wayne Long, Lloyd Longfield, Emmanuel Dubourg, above left, Ken Hardie and Churence Rogers; Conservative MP Ron Liepert, Ind. MP Alain Rayes, NDP MP Richard Cannings, and NDP MP Randall Garrison. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade; photos courtesy of the House of Commons
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STEPHEN JEFFERY | December 18, 2023
The riding of Toronto-St. Paul's has opened up after the resignation of Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett. She resigned from her seat last week after representing the riding for 26 years. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STEPHEN JEFFERY | December 18, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA, STEPHEN JEFFERY | December 18, 2023
The riding of Toronto-St. Paul's has opened up after the resignation of Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett. She resigned from her seat last week after representing the riding for 26 years. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 11, 2023
Attorney General Arif Virani, left, has become a party in a case regarding how federal political parties use voters’ data. The Privy Council Office said it’s involved in this decision because the Canada Elections Act falls under the portfolio of Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc, right. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 11, 2023
News | BY IAN CAMPBELL | December 11, 2023
Attorney General Arif Virani, left, has become a party in a case regarding how federal political parties use voters’ data. The Privy Council Office said it’s involved in this decision because the Canada Elections Act falls under the portfolio of Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc, right. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 11, 2023
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in this file photo. Elections Canada is currently looking for suitable voting locations just in case one is called in the new year, confirmed Matthew McKenna, a spokesman for Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 11, 2023
News | BY ABBAS RANA | December 11, 2023
Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault, pictured in this file photo. Elections Canada is currently looking for suitable voting locations just in case one is called in the new year, confirmed Matthew McKenna, a spokesman for Elections Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 15, 2023
Federal leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, have spent the last several months contesting domestic issues, but the Israel-Hamas war has put foreign policy at centre stage. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 15, 2023
News | BY NEIL MOSS | November 15, 2023
Federal leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, have spent the last several months contesting domestic issues, but the Israel-Hamas war has put foreign policy at centre stage. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade