Contributions of Indigenous Artists to the Parliament Buildings

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. (Disponible en français : Œuvres d’artistes autochtones dans les édifices du Parlement) On June 21st Canada will celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. Communities across the country will hold events to celebrate the heritage, achievements, and diversity of Indigenous peoples. Given…

Canada and NATO – 70 Years of Involvement

(Disponible en français : Le Canada et l’OTAN – 70 ans de participation) On 30 April 1949, the Government of Canada ratified the North Atlantic Treaty, becoming one of the 12 founding members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). A political, military and economic alliance, NATO has been a central pillar of Canada’s international security policy…

To Be or Not to Be an Officer of Parliament, That Is the Question

(Disponible en français : Être ou ne pas être un haut fonctionnaire du Parlement, telle est la question) The year 2017 produced a new crop of officers of Parliament. New incumbents have been appointed in the roles of Commissioner of Official Languages, Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Commissioner of Lobbying and Information Commissioner. In addition, the…

Monument to aboriginal war veterans in Confederation Park, Ottawa, Canada

Update – National Aboriginal Day: Celebrating the Cultures, Heritage and Achievements of Indigenous Peoples

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of National Aboriginal Day (Disponible en français : Mise à jour – Journée nationale des Autochtones : Célébrer la culture, le patrimoine et les réalisations des peuples autochtones) June 21, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. On this day each year, hundreds…