They accuse the Independent Senators Group of not following meeting rules, but the ISG says the Conservatives are attempting to delay the ‘politically sensitive’ bill, C-69.
Senate Conservatives say a recent rendezvous between Liberal Sen. Jane Cordy, left, and Independent Sen. Rosa Galvez, right, pictured in May, both on the steering group for the Energy Committee, was against the rules. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A move to block meetings of the organizing body of the Senate committee responsible for studying the Liberals’ sweeping environmental assessment bill isn’t an attempt to delay the legislation, says the Red Chamber’s opposition whip.
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As internationally mediated talks between the Venezuelan regime and opposition break down, lawmakers and experts are skeptical about the path forward, and are divided on Canada's role in solving the crisis.
There’s an inherent tension at play between journalism’s interest in news value and the public interest, says Elly Alboim, former CBC journalist, who doesn't think debates should be treated as a 'journalistic exercise.'