In the coming months, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will appoint a new ethics and conflict of interest commissioner to replace Mary Dawson; the chief electoral officer to replace Marc Mayrand; the commissioner of official languages to replace Graham Fraser; and the access to information commissioner to replace Suzanne Legault. Opposition MPs say the prime minister should bring in the same process to appoint officers of Parliament as he uses to appoint Supreme Court justices. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photographs


Officers of Parliament appointment process should be similar to Supreme Court justices appointments, say opposition justice critics

Opposition MPs accuse Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of failing to seek their input before appointing officers of Parliament.


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Status Of Government Business

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.