Minister Kirsty Duncan to speak at Science Policy Conference Nov. 8
November 7, 2018
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan will deliver the keynote speech at the Canadian Science Policy Conference 2018 Gala Dinner on Nov. 8 at the Canadian Museum of History. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The House is sitting this week and breaks for Remembrance Day on Nov. 8. Here’s what else is happening in and around town.
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The Standing Orders have to be amended to allow MPs to vote remotely, and according to Bloc deputy House leader Christine Normandin, there’s agreement among parties for those changes to be made temporary.
If Joe Biden wins the U.S. presidency, he will be constrained in the use of unilateral tariffs, say experts, while Donald Trump's re-election may leave Canada once again targeted by national security tariffs.
A former national security adviser to the prime minister says 'if this country wants the national security agencies to worry about a pandemic, then they need to raise it on the list of priorities set by cabinet.'