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Eating up the Hill: A taste of Nova Scotia
Last Tuesday was a reception I and many other hill dwellers had circled on our calendar weeks ago: the Taste of Nova Scotia reception. And with dreams of lobster rolls and scallops in our heads, we descended on the Sir John A. MacDonald building in droves. ...
Last Tuesday was a reception I and many other hill dwellers had circled on our calendar weeks ago: the Taste of Nova Scotia reception. And with dreams of lobster rolls and scallops in our heads, we descended on the Sir John A. MacDonald building in droves. Unfortunately, many of us were turned ...
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Eating up the Hill: Indian buffet goodness
I know I haven't food blogged in awhile, but my free time to attend receptions has been limited, and many of the appetizers served we've seen before. But with the MP back in the riding, we ventured out Friday to try somewhere new for lunch: India Palace. Ma...
I know I haven't food blogged in awhile, but my free time to attend receptions has been limited, and many of the appetizers served we've seen before. But with the MP back in the riding, we ventured out Friday to try somewhere new for lunch: India Palace. Maybe a five minute walk from Parliament ...
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Eating up the Hill: Produce, consumer products, grain-fed beef on grain-fed buns and Canadian actors
Having got caught up with work after a well-timed constituency, here's a round-up of a few receptions from the last few weeks. Getting these out of the way before budget season next week. Canadian Produce Marketing Association Produce is getting really expe...
Having got caught up with work after a well-timed constituency, here's a round-up of a few receptions from the last few weeks. Getting these out of the way before budget season next week. Canadian Produce Marketing Association Produce is getting really expensive these days, or so it seems on my ...
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Eating up the Hill: You don't order a burger at the Parliamentary Reasturant
I forgot what I'll assume should be one of the foodie rules: don't order something simple at a place that specializes in the fancier things. Or, put another way, if you want a burger go to a burger joint. I found myself for the second time in the Parliament...
I forgot what I'll assume should be one of the foodie rules: don't order something simple at a place that specializes in the fancier things. Or, put another way, if you want a burger go to a burger joint. I found myself for the second time in the Parliamentary Restaurant last week.
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Eating up the Hill: Nando's peri-peri chicken
I ventured off the Hill for lunch on Monday to satisfy my craving for Portuguese chicken -- but, in fairness, downtown Ottawa's newish Nando's franchise is located in the James Michael Flaherty Building at Elgin and Albert, which houses the Ministry of Fina...
I ventured off the Hill for lunch on Monday to satisfy my craving for Portuguese chicken -- but, in fairness, downtown Ottawa's newish Nando's franchise is located in the James Michael Flaherty Building at Elgin and Albert, which houses the Ministry of Finance. So it's still in the political ...
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Eating up the Hill: Canada-USA and Beautiful British Columbia
Tonight was a light night on the Hill social circuit. With the long week starting to catch up with an old guy like me, I bypassed receptions by a health care lobby and a major union and made just two stops: the Canada-USA Parliamentary Association annual me...
Tonight was a light night on the Hill social circuit. With the long week starting to catch up with an old guy like me, I bypassed receptions by a health care lobby and a major union and made just two stops: the Canada-USA Parliamentary Association annual meeting and the Wonderful Wednesday ...
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Eating up the Hill: Rob Jamieson's Liberal constitutional buffet
Last Monday I attended a briefing on amendments to the Liberal Party of Canada constitution at the Farmteam Cookhouse on Sparks Street. The party spring for a few plates of appetizers, and Liberal carpenter Rob Jamieson strongly insisted I report on the nib...
Last Monday I attended a briefing on amendments to the Liberal Party of Canada constitution at the Farmteam Cookhouse on Sparks Street. The party spring for a few plates of appetizers, and Liberal carpenter Rob Jamieson strongly insisted I report on the nibbles.
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Eating up the Hill: Bill Morneau's jam bars
Following his delivery of the federal budget yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau hosted a post-budget reception in the Sir John A. MacDonald building and, while his budget ran a deficit in order to make overdue investments in Canadian infrastructure an...
Following his delivery of the federal budget yesterday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau hosted a post-budget reception in the Sir John A. MacDonald building and, while his budget ran a deficit in order to make overdue investments in Canadian infrastructure and other programs, in a nod to austerity ...
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Eating up the Hill: Someone prorogue these perogies
I spent the last provincial election in Parkdale-High Park, and among several regrets is that I didn't take the opportunity to sample some real, homemade, honest to goodness Ukranian perogies. Maybe I'll have the opportunity when I'm in Winnipeg in May for ...
I spent the last provincial election in Parkdale-High Park, and among several regrets is that I didn't take the opportunity to sample some real, homemade, honest to goodness Ukranian perogies. Maybe I'll have the opportunity when I'm in Winnipeg in May for the Liberal biennial (although I also ...
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Eating up the Hill: A valourous steak sandwich
Last Wednesday was my birthday and, while I had plans for a few root beers that evening, I didn't have time for a luxurious lunch. So I ducked into the swanky newish cafeteria in the Valour Building to try out one of its grill selections. Valour (the staff ...
Last Wednesday was my birthday and, while I had plans for a few root beers that evening, I didn't have time for a luxurious lunch. So I ducked into the swanky newish cafeteria in the Valour Building to try out one of its grill selections. Valour (the staff tell me) is the only precinct cafeteria ...
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Eating up the Hill: Centre Block Pho
I had other plans for lunch on Friday. Since I began working on the Hill I've either eaten out or just worked through lunch, but that can get pricey. So I made a ham & cheese sandwich. Then I happened to look over the food services menu on the Intranet, and...
I had other plans for lunch on Friday. Since I began working on the Hill I've either eaten out or just worked through lunch, but that can get pricey. So I made a ham & cheese sandwich. Then I happened to look over the food services menu on the Intranet, and saw the Friday special over at Centre ...
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Eating up the Hill: Ribs and salad
Lunch was a spur of the moment thing today when I escorted some guests up to the Confederation Building cafeteria. I had seen Ribs and Sweet Potato Fries as the special of the day, and hadn't planned to partake but the fellow in line ahead of me convinced m...
Lunch was a spur of the moment thing today when I escorted some guests up to the Confederation Building cafeteria. I had seen Ribs and Sweet Potato Fries as the special of the day, and hadn't planned to partake but the fellow in line ahead of me convinced me to change my mind, following a visual ...
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    Executive Assistant, 2015 - present
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A BCer at heart now living in Ottawa via Toronto. Former tech journalist and amateur political type turned slightly less amateur.
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  • Carleton University
    1996 - 2000