News

LeBlanc changes strategy on assisted-suicide vote after ‘listening to colleagues in caucus and elsewhere’

Sources say a number of MPs were uncomfortable with the party’s decision, but the House leadership promises to keep MPs in the loop when the time comes.

Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc says he backtracked on whipping a vote on assisted-suicide because of discussions with 'a number of our colleagues both in caucus and elsewhere.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By ABBAS RANA, RACHEL AIELLO

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber


Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.


Quick Purchase

Purchase this week's edition of The Hill Times in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.


Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.