When faith in our judicial system is lost—and when the reputation of those who preside over it is similarly gone—we start to become much less of a democracy.
Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, who stepped down from cabinet in April to focus on fighting his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, was criticized last week after the CBC reported that Mr. LeBlanc's family, friends, and a neighbour won five of six recent judicial appointments. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.