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Taxes, environment, Indigenous rights: what could shape Liberals’ new legislative agenda

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The Liberals promised to bring in legal changes on a range of subjects during the election campaign, and will get their first opportunity in the House of Commons during a short window next month. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Nov. 11, 2019, at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Mr. Trudeau told reporters on Oct. 23 that the first thing his government will do when Parliament returns, following the Throne Speech, is introduce a bill to lower taxes. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The minority Liberal government will have up to seven sitting days in December to get the ball rolling on its new legislative agenda before MPs depart for the winter break, and tax changes are at the top of a long list of promises the Grits have said they will deliver on during this Parliament.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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