Opposition MPs say Finance Minister Jim Flaherty should have announced it in Parliament and criticize his lack of vision, detail.
The Conservatives say it won't be an issue in the next election campaign, but opposition MPs promise it will.
But NDP MP Charlie Angus says it will take more than 'big assed' Tory billboards to push legislation through the House.
Government has 42 bills on the Order Paper. Copyright Act heats up this fall.
Pollster Nik Nanos says it could 'make or break individual seats' across the country for the NDP.
House vote on Sept. 22 is on concurrence motion on whether the bill should be allowed to proceed.
Opposition Senators warn government they're serious, 'it's the wrong way to do a budget bill.'
The Senate Finance Committee still wants to hear from a number of Cabinet ministers and will report back by July 9.
NDP critics say massive, 900-page omnibus budget Bill C-9 must be split.
Government pushes 900-page sweeping budget bill through in days. Most Libs sit out House vote.
NDP MP Joe Comartin calls it a 'farce in terms of democracy,' describes issue as highly emotional and House committee process as stressful.
If the House really wants to restrict the PM's use of prorogation, all parties should agree to a Parliamentary convention, say experts.
Bloc House Leader Pierre Paquette says party has 'no choice' but to continue fight.
Bill C-12 attempts to address under-representation in Ontario, Alberta, and B.C., the fastest growing provinces in Canada.
NDP won't support any government move to revive bills at stage they were at in last session.
But opposition MPs defend the agency, describing it as a 'watchdog over democracy' and that it should not have to worry about its own funding.
Ontario, Alberta, B.C. to get 34 new seats
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page will get $2.8-million budget after high-profile national fight.
Expect a 'bare bones' Speech from the Throne highlighting justice, electoral reforms, Canada-U.S. relations, a strong economy and innovation.