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Chagger warns of more time allocation, but Conservatives say House cooperation conditional on Liberal ‘transparency’ over SNC-Lavalin

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The government has 10 sitting weeks left to pass legislation to bolster its resumé for voters before the next election, and 21 government bills are still progressing through the House and Senate. It's going to be a wild ride.

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger says two bills to address Indigenous languages and family services are among the government's priorities as it gears up for one final push to pass legislation before the summer break and the election campaign that will follow. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As MPs return from a two-week break on Monday, Government House Leader Bardish Chagger says the Liberals will try to pass 21 active government bills in Parliament before the end of June when the Commons adjourns and the next election campaign begins, but the Conservatives plan to put up a feisty legislative fight.

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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