Experts say the second session of the 39th Parliament will be high stakes brinkmanship.
Government is said to prorogue any time now and return to fall business after the Oct. 10 Ontario election
Government House Leader Peter Van Loan says government won't pass wholly-overhauled Clean Air and Climate Change Act
Opposition parties say Conservatives will let controversial Clean Air Act die on Order Paper
Opposition parties say Tories could spike Clean Air Act; it was 'dead on arrival' when minority government tabled it
But NDP Christopherson says Tories can use upcoming report against Liberals in next election.
Governing Tories say they don't want an election, but Libs say Conservatives are setting up legislative exit strategies.
Grit MP David McGuinty convinced Conservatives want an early election
Lobby for and against Bloc's private member's bill C-257 banning replacement workers during a strike heats up as House gets set to vote on it at third reading on Wednesday
Back in 1979, Bob Rae's budget sub-amendment brought down Joe Clark's Progressive Conservative government in dramatic vote.
Director of Public Prosecutions' $98.5-million budget is half of government's new aid program to Afghanistan, says Goodale
Canada's former chief electoral officer Kingsley says new CEO better be a quick study, election soon
'Nobody in their right mind believes that Liberals didn't do anything for 13 years' on Kyoto, says Liberal MP McGuinty.
Liberal-dominated Upper Chamber accused of stalling Senate reform bill, and Grit Senators want to know why major parts of FAA aren't in force.
NDP says Liberals bypassed Parliament when they held power too
NDP, Liberals attack each other on next federal budget strategies
Pollster Nik Nanos suggests Prime Minister should 'temper' Senate reform initiatives as a minority government leader
Newly-minted Government House Leader Peter Van Loan will face extra pressure with the Prime Minister's stronger focus on democratic reform.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela visited Ottawa in May 1992. The honorary Canadian who helped end apartheid in his country died on Dec. 5 at 95 years old. Governor General David Johnston said, "When history speaks of the very best examples of humanity, we will speak of Nelson Mandela." He's pictured here with former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney.