Lobbyists say conversations will continue ‘right up until the final vote,’ while the Senate is seen as a ‘wildcard.’
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould pictured at the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on physician-assisted dying recently. Lobbying on this issue is expected to continue until legislation is passed. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Lobbyists are continuing to lobby the government’s controversial physician-assisted suicide Bill C-14 as it nears passage in the House this week and moves into the Senate.
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A former national security adviser to the prime minister says 'if this country wants the national security agencies to worry about a pandemic, then they need to raise it on the list of priorities set by cabinet.'
'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.
The U.S. 'is not a safe country for refugees,’ says a woman who Canada turned away because she entered the U.S. first. Her case helped convince a Federal Court judge the SCTA should end, a ruling the feds are appealing.
Given 'all the different hints' of an early election call, Burlington Conservative riding association head Ross Noble says his team is looking to expand its fundraising efforts, with different formats and larger groups.