News and Publications

Hill Update, Summer 2018 – Analysis and Overview

September 14, 2018

June 22, 2018   After a long and contentious sitting of Parliament, MPs will be back to their constituencies for the summer BBQ circuit and meetings with local residents until September. The Capital Hill Group will give you a run-down of the legislation and political issues on the minds of Parliamentarians, staff, and stakeholders most relevant to […]

Read More

The Hill Update: Just over a year before next election, Trudeau shuffles his cabinet in preparation for political battles to come

July 18, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau undertook a major cabinet shuffle today, with an eye toward the political battles he will have to fight with the provincial and territorial government over the next year, and the big battle of the 2019 federal election looming. In the most significant change, Justin Trudeau tapped his longtime close friend and […]

Read More

NAFTA Update: April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018

NAFTA this week (March 27 – April 5, 2018) Formal negotiations on NAFTA in DC have been replaced by political/ministerial meetings. US TR Robert Lighthizer is holding one-on-one meetings with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts late this week hoping the 3 countries can agree to an “ agreement in principle” for a renewed NAFTA.  No […]

Read More

NAFTA Update: January 30, 2018

February 20, 2018

Next Steps for CPTPP and NAFTA The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP): The Minister of International Trade, Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, issued a News Release about the CPTPP on January 29, highlighting its progress and linking to a page that answers Frequently Asked Questions and to sector specific fact sheets. These are available for the […]

Read More