'I think we need enough time to have all the candidates, both within and outside the party to come forward if they choose. Almost to a person every MP I’ve talked to agrees with that,' says Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski.
Conservative MPs and Senators are pushing for a leadership vote to select a replacement for outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper to be held in the spring of 2017 at the earliest.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.