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FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
U.S. Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar, left, Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie, and the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance's Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 22. Photograph courtesy of Business Wire
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 28, 2024
U.S. Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar, left, Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie, and the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance's Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 22. Photograph courtesy of Business Wire
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 26, 2024
Ketty Nivyabandi, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada's English-speaking branch, left, and Nicholas Marcus Thompson, one of the representative class members in the class-action lawsuit against the federal government. Dave Chan photograph courtesy of Ketty Nivyabandi, photograph courtesy of Twitter
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 26, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 26, 2024
Ketty Nivyabandi, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada's English-speaking branch, left, and Nicholas Marcus Thompson, one of the representative class members in the class-action lawsuit against the federal government. Dave Chan photograph courtesy of Ketty Nivyabandi, photograph courtesy of Twitter
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
Author and CSG Senator David Adams Richards in a still from the film The Geographies of DAR, directed by Monique LeBlanc. Image courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 21, 2024
Author and CSG Senator David Adams Richards in a still from the film The Geographies of DAR, directed by Monique LeBlanc. Image courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 19, 2024
Bloc Québécois MP Denis Trudel, left, and Quebec poet David Goudreault. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 19, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 19, 2024
Bloc Québécois MP Denis Trudel, left, and Quebec poet David Goudreault. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
Then-Conservative MP Daryl Kramp, left, his wife Carol Ann Kramp, and then-Conservative MPs Brian Jean and Sylvie Boucher at the party's 2008 convention. Daryl Kramp died on Feb. 8. The Hill Times file photograph
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 14, 2024
Then-Conservative MP Daryl Kramp, left, his wife Carol Ann Kramp, and then-Conservative MPs Brian Jean and Sylvie Boucher at the party's 2008 convention. Daryl Kramp died on Feb. 8. The Hill Times file photograph
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 12, 2024
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs said it had connected the complainants, all of whom are federally regulated employees, with Whitten & Lublin Employment Lawyers' Daniel Lublin and Marc Kitay, who will represent them pro bono, in a press release on Feb. 9. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 12, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 12, 2024
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs said it had connected the complainants, all of whom are federally regulated employees, with Whitten & Lublin Employment Lawyers' Daniel Lublin and Marc Kitay, who will represent them pro bono, in a press release on Feb. 9. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, the Dominican Republic's ambassador to Canada. Dannenberg died suddenly on Dec. 23 in Montreal. Photograph courtesy of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | February 7, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, the Dominican Republic's ambassador to Canada. Dannenberg died suddenly on Dec. 23 in Montreal. Photograph courtesy of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Canada
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 5, 2024
James McCarten, Washington, D.C., correspondent for The Canadian Press, is now the acting Ottawa bureau chief for the organization in addition to his reporting responsibilities in the United States. Photograph courtesy of LinkedIn
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 5, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | February 5, 2024
James McCarten, Washington, D.C., correspondent for The Canadian Press, is now the acting Ottawa bureau chief for the organization in addition to his reporting responsibilities in the United States. Photograph courtesy of LinkedIn
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
On Jan. 15, food prices at the parliamentary cafés increased by 12 per cent, the Speaker's Office has confirmed. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 31, 2024
On Jan. 15, food prices at the parliamentary cafés increased by 12 per cent, the Speaker's Office has confirmed. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 29, 2024
Public Safety and Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc will appear before the foreign interference inquiry this week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 29, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 29, 2024
Public Safety and Democratic Institutions Minister Dominic LeBlanc will appear before the foreign interference inquiry this week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the Liberal caucus at its winter retreat in the West Block on Jan. 27, 2023. This year's meeting runs from Jan. 24-26 in the same location. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 24, 2024
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the Liberal caucus at its winter retreat in the West Block on Jan. 27, 2023. This year's meeting runs from Jan. 24-26 in the same location. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 22, 2024
Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau, pictured at a Senate committee meeting on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 22, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 22, 2024
Quebec Senator Patrick Brazeau, pictured at a Senate committee meeting on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson will give a keynote address touching on her experiences as a child refugee, broadcaster, and public servant at Carleton University on Jan. 20 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jessica Bruno
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 17, 2024
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson will give a keynote address touching on her experiences as a child refugee, broadcaster, and public servant at Carleton University on Jan. 20 in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jessica Bruno
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 15, 2024
Ed Broadbent, left, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pictured Oct. 6, 2019, at the Farmers' Market at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. Broadbent was helping Singh and the NDP campaign in Ottawa-Centre, the riding Broadbent once held. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 15, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 15, 2024
Ed Broadbent, left, and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pictured Oct. 6, 2019, at the Farmers' Market at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa. Broadbent was helping Singh and the NDP campaign in Ottawa-Centre, the riding Broadbent once held. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon was sworn into his new role at Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, filling in until the end of July for Liberal colleague Karina Gould, who is expecting her second child this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | January 10, 2024
Government House Leader Steven MacKinnon was sworn into his new role at Rideau Hall on Jan. 8, filling in until the end of July for Liberal colleague Karina Gould, who is expecting her second child this month. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 8, 2024
NDP MP Charlie Angus, who is appearing in a new documentary about Cobalt, Ont., told the House last month that 'anybody who came from a mining town had a relative who had been injured or killed on the job. However, organized labour fundamentally changed that.' Screenshot courtesy of YouTube
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 8, 2024
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | January 8, 2024
NDP MP Charlie Angus, who is appearing in a new documentary about Cobalt, Ont., told the House last month that 'anybody who came from a mining town had a relative who had been injured or killed on the job. However, organized labour fundamentally changed that.' Screenshot courtesy of YouTube
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 18, 2023
Veteran political journalist Paul Wells will have a new work hitting bookshelves in May 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 18, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 18, 2023
Veteran political journalist Paul Wells will have a new work hitting bookshelves in May 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
Since 2019, Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, left, has presented a funny political version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas on the last sitting day in the House, a tradition he picked up from former Liberal MP Roger Cuzner, who is now a Senator. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 13, 2023
Since 2019, Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, left, has presented a funny political version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas on the last sitting day in the House, a tradition he picked up from former Liberal MP Roger Cuzner, who is now a Senator. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 11, 2023
Then-House Speaker Peter Milliken, left, and Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella, pictured in 2008 at the Politics and the Pen event at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 11, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 11, 2023
Then-House Speaker Peter Milliken, left, and Senate Speaker Noel Kinsella, pictured in 2008 at the Politics and the Pen event at the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
A Senate committee is considering the merits of having the Chamber pay for Senators’ social media subscriptions. Unsplash photograph by Julian Christ
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | December 6, 2023
A Senate committee is considering the merits of having the Chamber pay for Senators’ social media subscriptions. Unsplash photograph by Julian Christ
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 4, 2023
Eleanor McMahon, left, and former prime minister Jean Chrétien. 'It was a great celebration of Lawrence, and what a trip down memory lane! Great to see Mr. Chrétien who was in fine form.' Photograph courtesy of Eleanor McMahon
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 4, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | December 4, 2023
Eleanor McMahon, left, and former prime minister Jean Chrétien. 'It was a great celebration of Lawrence, and what a trip down memory lane! Great to see Mr. Chrétien who was in fine form.' Photograph courtesy of Eleanor McMahon
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
Conservative MP Raquel Dancho welcomed new baby Elizabeth on Nov. 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 29, 2023
Conservative MP Raquel Dancho welcomed new baby Elizabeth on Nov. 20. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 27, 2023
Karl Tremblay and Les Cowboys Fringants in concert on April 29, 2009. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 27, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 27, 2023
Karl Tremblay and Les Cowboys Fringants in concert on April 29, 2009. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, second from right, received an award at the Canadian Science Policy Conference on Nov. 15. Mehrdad Hariri, CEO of the Canadian Science Policy Conference, left, fellow Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield, and House Speaker Greg Fergus were in attendance. Photograph courtesy of Kirsty Duncan's office
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 22, 2023
Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, second from right, received an award at the Canadian Science Policy Conference on Nov. 15. Mehrdad Hariri, CEO of the Canadian Science Policy Conference, left, fellow Liberal MP Lloyd Longfield, and House Speaker Greg Fergus were in attendance. Photograph courtesy of Kirsty Duncan's office
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 20, 2023
This just in: The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin, by Wayne McCrory; The Mosaic Effect: How the Chinese Communist Party Started a Hybrid War in America's Backyard, by Scott McGregor and Ina Mitchell; Beryl: The Making of a Disability Activist, by Dustin Galer; and She Dared to Succeed: A Biography of Marie-P. Charette-Poulin, by Fred Langan. Images courtesy of Optimum Publishing; Harbour Publishing; University of Ottawa Press; and Between The Lines
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 20, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 20, 2023
This just in: The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin, by Wayne McCrory; The Mosaic Effect: How the Chinese Communist Party Started a Hybrid War in America's Backyard, by Scott McGregor and Ina Mitchell; Beryl: The Making of a Disability Activist, by Dustin Galer; and She Dared to Succeed: A Biography of Marie-P. Charette-Poulin, by Fred Langan. Images courtesy of Optimum Publishing; Harbour Publishing; University of Ottawa Press; and Between The Lines
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
Longtime political journalist Denis Ferland, who covered federal politics with Radio-Canada for 21 years, has died at the age of 66. Screenshot courtesy of CBC/Radio-Canada
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
FeatureBY CHRISTINA LEADLAY | November 15, 2023
Longtime political journalist Denis Ferland, who covered federal politics with Radio-Canada for 21 years, has died at the age of 66. Screenshot courtesy of CBC/Radio-Canada
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 13, 2023
The late Howard McCurdy, left, and George Elliott Clarke, pictured on the Hill in the early 1990s. 'Dr. Howard McCurdy was exemplary in self-sacrifice; he was stellar in avant-garde thought and vision; he was…the most unforgettably proud Black man that I ever had the pleasure to know.' The Hill Times photographs by Kate Malloy
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 13, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 13, 2023
The late Howard McCurdy, left, and George Elliott Clarke, pictured on the Hill in the early 1990s. 'Dr. Howard McCurdy was exemplary in self-sacrifice; he was stellar in avant-garde thought and vision; he was…the most unforgettably proud Black man that I ever had the pleasure to know.' The Hill Times photographs by Kate Malloy
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 8, 2023
Serge Ashini-Goupil, left, Senator Michelle Audette, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, and Indigenous Leadership Initiative executive director Valérie Courtois attend a Nov. 1 reception inside a shaputuan built on Parliament Hill. Photograph courtesy of Indigenous Leadership Initiative
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 8, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 8, 2023
Serge Ashini-Goupil, left, Senator Michelle Audette, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett, and Indigenous Leadership Initiative executive director Valérie Courtois attend a Nov. 1 reception inside a shaputuan built on Parliament Hill. Photograph courtesy of Indigenous Leadership Initiative
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 6, 2023
Fred DeLorey, left, with John Devine, head of the Scottish Government Office in Canada, and Greg MacEachern. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 6, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 6, 2023
Fred DeLorey, left, with John Devine, head of the Scottish Government Office in Canada, and Greg MacEachern. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 1, 2023
The Hill Times columnist and co-host of the Bad + Bitchy podcast Erica Ifill has won The Samara Centre for Democracy's Fourth Pillar award. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 1, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | November 1, 2023
The Hill Times columnist and co-host of the Bad + Bitchy podcast Erica Ifill has won The Samara Centre for Democracy's Fourth Pillar award. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 30, 2023
Liberal staffer Trevor Harrison, left, who died at the age of 36 last year of a brain tumour, and Canadian band the Arkells, who pay tribute to Harrison in their new song Life Is. Photographs courtesy of Karen Harrison, Facebook
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 30, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 30, 2023
Liberal staffer Trevor Harrison, left, who died at the age of 36 last year of a brain tumour, and Canadian band the Arkells, who pay tribute to Harrison in their new song Life Is. Photographs courtesy of Karen Harrison, Facebook
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 25, 2023
Treasury Board President Anita Anand says the program will help 'identify through open dialogue ways to address experiences of workplace harassment, discrimination, and violence, and drive cultural change in the public service.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 25, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 25, 2023
Treasury Board President Anita Anand says the program will help 'identify through open dialogue ways to address experiences of workplace harassment, discrimination, and violence, and drive cultural change in the public service.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 23, 2023
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, who represents Calgary Nose, Alta., expressed her dismay that the decision by House Speaker Greg Fergus, left, to recuse himself was made public online before members of the House were made aware. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 23, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 23, 2023
Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner, who represents Calgary Nose, Alta., expressed her dismay that the decision by House Speaker Greg Fergus, left, to recuse himself was made public online before members of the House were made aware. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 18, 2023
Senators Scott Tannas, left, Percy Downe, Rebecca Patterson, and Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler comprise the Canadian Senators Group 2023-2025 leadership team. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, photographs courtesy of the Senate of Canada
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 18, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 18, 2023
Senators Scott Tannas, left, Percy Downe, Rebecca Patterson, and Flordeliz (Gigi) Osler comprise the Canadian Senators Group 2023-2025 leadership team. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, photographs courtesy of the Senate of Canada
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 16, 2023
Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques spent 204 days on the International Space Station. He is scheduled to speak at a Space Canada event in Ottawa on Oct. 17. Photograph courtesy of the Canadian Space Agency
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 16, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 16, 2023
Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques spent 204 days on the International Space Station. He is scheduled to speak at a Space Canada event in Ottawa on Oct. 17. Photograph courtesy of the Canadian Space Agency
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 11, 2023
Deputy House clerk of administration Michel Patrice is saying goodbye to Parliament Hill after 30 years serving in the House of Commons and in the Senate. Photograph courtesy of the Senate
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 11, 2023
FeatureBY MIKE LAPOINTE | October 11, 2023
Deputy House clerk of administration Michel Patrice is saying goodbye to Parliament Hill after 30 years serving in the House of Commons and in the Senate. Photograph courtesy of the Senate