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Legislative preview: Grits face tricky landscape with dozens of legal changes promised in mandate letters

By Peter Mazereeuw      

Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez, Justice Minister David Lametti, and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair seem poised to play big roles in advancing the government’s legislative agenda in the 43rd Parliament.

Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez, left, is in charge of shepherding government bills through the House of Commons. The prime minister has assigned Justice Minister David Lametti and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, among other members of cabinet, to introduce a series of legal changes in this Parliament. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his cabinet ministers dozens of objectives that will likely require changes to federal laws, setting up an ambitious legislative agenda for his first foray through a minority 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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