Plus, lobbyists are on the move, and former Tory MP Myron Thompson has died.
The Senate will begin video transmission of its Chamber proceedings by March 1, but CPAC says it hasn’t yet figured out how to balance the TV broadcast schedule with the top-priority House of Commons. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Senate will begin regular video broadcasts of its Chamber proceedings in a few weeks, but the Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC) says it doesn’t yet know how it will balance the broadcast schedule between the Upper and Lower Chambers.
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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.