Plus, Tories flip pancakes, don ten-gallon hats at Calgary Stampede; Conservative react with furor to professor's 'classist' tweet; and former NDP MP John Rafferty has died at 65.
Conservative MP Brad Trost, pictured at a May anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill with his daughter, Helena, attended a screening of Unplanned on Parliament Hill in April. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As an American film with an anti-choice message is set to premiere across Canada, Liberals say Tory MPs have been promoting the film and are trying to re-open the abortion debate.
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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.