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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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'