It inked a $902,250 deal with ADP Canada April 26 to last five years.
'We recognize there was a major problem' with the Phoenix pay system, says Ontario Liberal Senator Jim Munson, deputy chair of the Senate Internal Economy, Budgets, and Administration Committee. 'And we’re confident that this will alleviate some of the financial stresses and strains.' The Hill Times file photograph
The Senate has signed a contract with a new payroll administrator for more than $902,000 over five years, taking a substantial step in ditching the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.
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Democracy Watch is seeking a Federal Court ruling that would prohibit the prime minister from calling a snap election, unless a vote of non-confidence in the government occurs before the fixed election date.
The Liberals were on track to win 159 seats, the Conservatives 119, the Bloc Québécois 33, the NDP 25, and the Green Party two, as ballots from the Sept. 20 federal election were still being counted last week.
Liberal MPs Randy Boissonnault and George Chahal were elected in Alberta ridings in the 2021 federal election, providing the largely Conservative province with more clout in Ottawa, according to some lobbyists.
The New Democrats could play a role in Parliament similar to one they played in the 1960s, when they pushed Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson to enact progressive policies like Medicare and the Canada Pension Plan, say st