Conservative and Independent Senators struck a deal earlier this month to break an impasse at the Senate Environment Committee over the most controversial bill before Parliament, Bill C-69 on overhauling the environmental assessment process.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner