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Andrew Scheer shuffles Heritage, Industry critics

Media | 09/07/2018 4:36 pm EDT

Opposition Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has shuffled his caucus's shadow cabinet in the lead up to Parliament returning for its fall sitting –- including two MPs with key critic roles tasked with watching communications and cultural policy. Quebec MP Steven Blaney...

MPs Fillmore and Anandasangaree named Heritage parl secs

Media | 08/31/2018 11:43 am EDT

After this summer’s cabinet shuffle, the Heritage minister will gain two new parliamentary secretaries, effective Aug. 31. In a press release Friday, the Prime Minister’s Office announced 39 updated or renewed positions, including MPs Gary Anandasangaree and Andy...

End of 2017 saw Stingray, Birch Hill reinvigorate lobby efforts

Media | 01/17/2018 4:39 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. and Birch Hill Equity Partners ramped up their lobbying in December, with both submitting their first communications reports for the year in the last weeks of 2017....

Joly’s cultural policy continues drawing mixed reaction

Media | 09/29/2017 5:20 pm EDT

Various groups praised the promised investment in production and promotion...

ISED PS Lametti hot property for April lobbying

Media | 05/23/2017 3:30 pm EDT

The parliamentary secretary to the innovation minister was a popular target for lobbyists last month, as...

CBC privatization bill receives chilly response in House

Media | 02/17/2017 9:06 pm EST

A private members’ bill to privatize CBC/Radio-Canada was met with vigorous opposition Friday as members of Parliament stood in the House of Commons to defend the...

Lametti, Casey take on Heritage, ISED roles

Media | 01/26/2017 8:23 pm EST

The Ministers of Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Economic Development have new understudies. In a Thursday press release, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a makeover to his roster of parliamentary secretaries — who assist and support ministers in portfolio work and public duties — naming 34 people to new or renewed positions that will take effect on Jan. 30. Quebec MP David Lametti is the new parliamentary secretary to the Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, replacing Gatineau, Que., MP Greg Fergus. Lametti, formerly the parliamentary secretary...