Opposition parties signal readiness to get to business in House, saving delay tactics for rule-changes motion
Though changes to the Standing Orders are off the table for now, left in its wake is a ‘poisoned’ tone in the House, with all sides pointing fingers.
Government House Leader Bardish Chagger, left, said last week that she hopes to reach an agreement with her opposition counterparts on the length of debate on bills, but if that agreement can’t be made, time allocation will be required. However, Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen and NDP House Leader Murray Rankin say Ms. Chagger's approach has been 'their way or the highway.' The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright