House session marked by 'name-calling, bullying, and mean-spiritedness.'
While the government says 80 per cent of $29-billion for one year is 'already being implemented,' only 65.2 per cent of the allocated money has actually begun to flow.
The Conservatives hope to move as many law and order bills through the legislative process as they possibly can before the House is scheduled to adjourn on June 23.
Faced with the government's rich campaign advertising machine, the federal Liberals call for some restrictions.
The House confidence vote will likely take place between June 16-18, says Government House Leader Jay Hill.
The Tories have been in power for more than three years, and still don't have a plan.
And commissioner of environment Scott Vaughan to release first audit of climate change plans under Kyoto Implementation Act.
Conservative Senator Hugh Segal says let the people decide, put 'legitimacy' question to rest.
Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police calls Bill C-301 'retrogressive' and won't benefit safety, security of Canadians.
Liberals says Question Period questions will be all about the economy.
But critics and experts say there are geological risks, it's a waste of taxpayers' money and the 'economics are deadly.'
Government creates a new committee of deputy ministers to track progress of budget's extraordinary spending.
Four separate Senate committees will scrutinize Flaherty's massive budget and will report back by June 11.
Conservatives call it 'political bluster,' and hope Grits will pass key budget bill 'as quickly as possible.'
House Finance Committee will get only two days to study budget spending.
But Environment Minister Jim Prentice says the federal government will 'learn from what has been said.'
Feds say economy must be stimulated within the next 120 days to be most effective.
Expect Tories' campaign promises on the agenda and bills that died on the Order Paper from 39th Parliament.
PM appealing to 'mob rule,' says Ned Franks.
Economic priorities mean this session of Parliament will be important, say players and analysts.