Senators on Friday passed the motion to sit at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, in anticipation of the legislation’s passage in the House, which is expected to sit late into the night Friday.
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff on Friday held a presser alongside the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to protest the feds' back-to-work legislation, which would bring an end to Canada Post's rotating strike.
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The Senate plans to sit over the weekend, a rare move adopted to debate legislation that, if passed, would compel Canada Post workers to end their rotating strike.
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Though many acknowledge Leslyn Lewis has demonstrated her political chops, her candidacy is still seen as a long shot in a race that some say will be driven by electability in the next general election.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.