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Politics This Morning: MPs, Senators meeting on doctor-assisted suicide

By Bea Vongdouangchanh      
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet are continuing to meet in St. Andrew’s By the Sea, N.B., today. 'It is a great pleasure to hold this year’s first Cabinet meeting in St. Andrews By-the-Sea. With its rich and storied history, New Brunswick has a unique culture that is at the centre of our Canadian identity. I have been fortunate enough to visit New Brunswick many times throughout my life. To the citizens of this great province, I say: we recognize how important you are to the future of Canada and we will work together to bring about real and positive change for you and your families,' he said in a statement. The Cabinet will discuss the economy, infrastructure, and refugees among other priorities for the upcoming year and legislative session. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Good Monday morning! With the Supreme Court’s decision last Friday to grant the federal government until June 6 to rewrite laws allowing physician-assisted dying, the joint special parliamentary committee tasked to study the issue will meet today to elect a chair and get started on hearings around the controversial subject. Originally, the federal government sought a six-month extension from the Supreme Court; it received four months from a divided bench. The court ruled five to four on the

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