This week, the House is to debate the government’s labour, sick-leave reforms, Conservative opposition motion and will face questions over economy and revised ISIS mission.
Most Liberal legislation so far has involved repealing the previous government's laws, though Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc defended commitments to repeal previous legislation as important initiatives because the previous government's legislation was not 'in the interest of Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Liberal government’s legislative agenda, so far, has been “purely just for repaying political favours,” according to Conservative House Leader Andrew Scheer.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.