House Leader Bardish Chagger says the government is hoping to see progress on Bill C-87, which seeks to halve poverty by 2030, and Bill C-75, a package of reforms to the justice system, in the coming months.
Government House leader Bardish Chagger says this fall session has been a 'productive' one. But Conservative House leader Candice Bergen says the government's use of omnibus bills has been 'demoralizing,' and Green Party leader Elizabeth May says the one night of emergency debate recently held on climate change is far from enough. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
With only a few days left before MPs and Senators break for the holidays, the government could see two more of its bills passed during what Government House Leader Bardish Chagger has called a “productive” fall sitting.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.