Fifty-eight per cent of Canadians strongly or somewhat approve of changing the Canadian national anthem's lyrics from 'in all thy sons command' to 'in all of us command,' according to a new poll.
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber will also table private member's bills on CSEC, the size of cabinet, and recall legislation.
Tories rushing Bill C-51 and opposition MPs say it’s difficult to explore the massive bill in-depth.
The Finance committee, which normally might be tasked with work on economic or government fiscal issues in advance of a budget expected by late April, will instead turn its sights on terrorism soon after Parliament resumes next Monday.
Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson finds Public Works Minister Diane Finley breached Conflict of Interest Act related to 2011 funding to Markham, Ont., community centre.
'The Harper government has introduced this bill, in an election year, to create a political wedge issue of sorts, and unfortunately the opposition parties not only have recognized that but they are responding in kind rather than taking a principled stand on civil liberties,' says Paul Champ.
Opposition parties and the former Parliamentary budget officer are criticizing the governing Conservatives’ budget delay as a political move.