By Neil Moss, Samantha Wright Allen, and Aidan ChamandyMay. 22, 2019
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The Co-Operative Commonwealth Federation's short return to the House of Commons will end in October, with MP Erin Weir—who came in under the NDP banner—leaving the House of Commons after one term. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Erin Weir, who was removed from the NDP caucus a year ago, announced that he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming election.
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To encourage more investment in green technology, the plan also pitches a $340-million 'green patent credit' aimed at prodding companies to spend more on research and develop their products for market.
The prime minister said construction on the pipeline is scheduled to begin this summer. He was less clear about whether more pipelines will be needed, or how the government will recover the cost of the Trans Mountain.
The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
The risk for Andrew Scheer is that the Liberals will try to connect Doug Ford to Andrew Scheer and then try to connect that to hidden agenda, that’s not flattering to Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives,’ says Nik Nanos.