The Conservative defeat of the bill in the Senate comes after Republicans, who are not interested in cap-in-trade, take over U.S. Congress.
AFN Chief Shawn Atleo says 'there's no room for the archaic Indian Act at all.'
Government House Leader John Baird doesn't expect any contentious issues that could cause an early election.
House Finance Committee members say they've seen a change in tone in this year's pre-budget consultations.
Ontario Conservative Senator Hugh Segal calls argument 'profoundly troubling.'
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.