Bill Rodgers passes away

Bill Rodgers, the former Ottawa bureau chief for Sun Media, passed away suddenly last week. Details about the cause of his death are still unclear. An outpouring of well wishes cascaded across Twitter following the news of his death – garnering notes of remembrance from Robert Fife, as well as former Conservative cabinet ministers Jason Kenney and James Moore.

After leaving the Hill as a reporter, Rodgers became a staffer for then federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice.