Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Canada, Naif Bin Bandir Alsudairy, says he expects to welcome the head of the Saudi Human Rights Commission to Canada next month. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
In a rare interview, the envoy defends the controversial $15-billion arms deal and says the media is spreading ‘misleading information.’
Opposition MPs are accusing the government of using the consultation process as rubber stamp.
Unscrutinized mining and oil investments remain the ‘elephant in the room’, says critic.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's strategy to create a non-partisan and more independent Upper Chamber also means Senators will have to be involved in the front end of the policy process. It's a whole new ballgame.
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PSAC national executive vice-president Chris Aylward says only MPs, deputy ministers, and assistant deputy ministers should be paid through the Phoenix system until it's fixed because then 'it’s going to be fixed pretty quick.'