Conservative MP Rob Nicholson, a former Harper-era cabinet minister, is primed to be the first opposition MP to have a private member’s bill pass this Parliament. Bill C-233 will create a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, however, Mr. Nicholson voted against a similar bill in the last Parliament. His colleague Conservative MP Steven Blaney (Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis, Que.) also has a bill that’s been sent to committee for study that, according to the government, with some amendments could also pass,
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