I suspect there will be a lot of talk about unelected Senators interfering with the will of the House when MPs begin to debate our amendments. They would do well to remember that these are not 'Senate amendments' per se—they are amendments that Canadian voters, taxpayers, and workers asked us to make on their behalf.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau now has a choice. He can help pass our amendments quickly and turn this bill into law, writes Conservative Sen. David Tkachuk. The Hill Times by Andrew Meade
When the Senate’s transport committee studied Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act, stakeholders from across the country appeared before the committee and told us the bill just wasn’t good enough.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner