Jim Watson

People gather for an anti-mandate protest on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Feb. 13, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)

Ottawa mayor lands a shaky deal with the Freedom Convoy

Politics Insider for Feb. 14: Ottawa changes its approach to the truckers; Justin Trudeau calls a late-night cabinet meeting; Canada pulls troops out of Ukraine
A police vehicle sits outside Ottawa City Hall after Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared a state of emergency for Ottawa, Feb. 6, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Ottawa mayor declares a state of emergency

Politics Insider for Feb. 7: The city of Ottawa moves against the occupying protestor; Pierre Poilievre makes a big announcement; the Conservatives stare down a pivotal choice

Maclean’s on the Hill: Jane Philpott on her 2017 priorities

This week’s politics podcast includes conversations with the Health minister, as well as Ottawa’s mayor and the Dominion Carilloneur
Naheed Nenshi

How much do big-city mayors make?

The mayor of Brampton makes a lot more than Rob Ford

Glam! Orange Stilettos! Mock awards! The 2012 Press Gallery Dinner

A star-studded photo gallery by Mitchel Raphael

MPs, drag queens and the RCMP

Photo Gallery: Mitchel Raphael takes in Capital Pride parade

The Insite ruling

Our round-up of coverage of the Supreme Court’s decision in favour of the safe injection site