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Poverty, divorce bills, and time allocation likely part of baptism for new West Block Chamber

By Peter Mazereeuw      

'I will use the tools that I have available,' says Bardish Chagger, as Conservative Candice Bergen decries 'bully tactics' in the House.

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger, left, NDP House Leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau, centre, and Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen will oversee the last push to introduce and scrutinize legislation in the House of Commons before the federal election this fall. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger says she will continue to curtail debates in the House when she thinks the opposition parties are trying to stall the progress of government bills, as the Commons returns for the last five-month stretch of lawmaking before the next federal election.   

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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