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NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, middle, met with Ensaf Haidar, second to the right, the wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, and their three children on the Hill on Oct. 31. Photograph courtesy of Twitter
Human rights activist Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, and their children, visited NDP MP Hélène Laverdière on the Hill last week to champion his case.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.