The former finance deputy minister Ian Bennett has died; the late Alberta premier Jim Prentice penned a book before he died, and it's being released soon.
NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, Small Business and Tourism Minister Bardish Chagger, and Conservative MP Candice Bergen make up the group of all women serving as their parties' House leaders. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photographs
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh namedNDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau the party’s new House leader in last week’s shuffle of his party’s critics.
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'I think the issue with racialized people not returning to work is more about whether or not they’re going to be hired,' says Arjumand Siddiqi, who holds the Canada Research chair in population health equity.
'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.