Senators want to pass Bélanger’s gender neutral national anthem bill this fall

After getting fast-tracked through the House, Senators agree committee study is needed, but supporters are confident O Canada bill will pass by winter break, if not sooner.

Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger's private member's bill is the first MP bill to pass into the Senate this session. Senators say they are confident the bill will pass not long after the Senate resumes sitting. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, July 11, 2016 12:00 AM

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