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In minority Parliament, Lamoureux suggests no House votes on Mondays and Fridays, a dual Chamber, and more power for MPs

By Abbas Rana      

Seasoned Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux says, based on conversations he had in the last Parliament, most MPs want to change some of the rules on the Hill and breathe new life into how Ottawa works.

Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, parliamentary secretary to the government House leader, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez are aware of his ideas, in general terms, and are supportive of initiating the dialogue with all parties. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

MPs could be given more power, they could stop voting on Mondays and Fridays, and there could be a two-House Chamber to complement the work of the Commons, says Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, parliamentary secretary to the government House leader, and the one who’s leading the charge to modernize the House in this minority Parliament.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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