MPs preparing to push private members’ bills seek broad support, but wouldn’t mind getting scooped by government

The next batch of incoming private members’ bills and motions include efforts to promote building with wood, auditing the government’s financial literacy strategy, and recognizing search-and-rescue volunteers.

From the top left, Conservative MP Tony Clement, Liberal MP John Aldag, NDP MP Richard Cannings, NDP MP Sheri Benson, Conservative MP Guy Lauzon, Liberal MP Brenda Shanahan, and NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson are among the next 15 MPs to get a chance to pass a piece of private members' business when Parliament returns in September. The Hill Times file photographs

PUBLISHED :Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 12:00 AM

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