Three important pieces of legislation sit in the Senate today, subject to the whim of a small group of Senators, which is a gross undermining of the democratic process.
NDP MP Romeo Saganash drove Bill C-262, the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples implementation legislation, through the House of Commons. The bill has been in the hands of the Senate since May 2018. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The 42nd Parliament of Canada is coming to a close and, in the Senate Chamber democracy itself is being denied.
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