Legislation

Legislation on firearms, disabilities expected after winter break for Parliament

Past the halfway mark in their mandate, the Liberals have a busy spring ahead in Parliament.

Labour & Employment

Phoenix backlog up by 70,000 cases, but 54,000 collective agreement cases are priority

Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, pictured with Treasury Board President Scott Brison at an October press conference, has been given a mandate to fix the Phoenix pay system. The backlog grew another 70,000 cases between Oct. 18 and Nov. 29. The Hill Times Photograph by Andrew Meade

The government is blaming the jump on the three pay periods between Oct. 18 and Nov. 29, as well as 44,000 reassessed cases determined to have affected the amount public servants were paid.

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Status Of Government Business

HOUSE OF COMMONS
S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act

The Week Ahead In Parliament

Wednesday, Sept. 13

  • The House Health Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. in a televised meeting on Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code, and other Acts.

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Photo of the week

Photo of the Week

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 11:11 AM

From left to right, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, and Transport Minister Marc Garneau appear at a press conference in Ottawa Dec. 12 to announce the acquisition and integration of used F-18 fighter jets from the Australian military to supplement Canada's existing fleet of CF-18s, until a replacement fleet can be secured. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

NDP leadership showcase event in Hamilton

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Policy Briefing Live – Climate Change

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Parliamentary Calendar

Thursday , April 19 , 2018

The Liberals will hold a national convention April 19-21, 2018 in Halifax, N.S.

Monday , June 11 , 2018

The International Economic Forum of the Americas hosts this annual event featuring speakers typically including heads of state, central bank governors, ministers, and global economic decision-makers. June 11-14, 2018.

Thursday , August 23 , 2018

To be held in Halifax, N.S. Until Aug. 25, 2018.

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