NDP House Leader Peter Julian says he thinks ‘it’s important to hear from the Senators,' but doesn’t ‘think that all of what they’re putting forward can be justified.’
Liberal Whip Mark Holland, left, and NDP House Leader Peter Julian have expressed reservations about creating a joint process with Senators to oversee renovations to the Centre Block building, but Senators Jim Munson and Don Plett, right, say they're in favour of the idea. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Members of Parliament are considering creating a joint group with Senators to oversee plans for Centre Block’s renovation, but not all MPs are convinced.
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Though many acknowledge Leslyn Lewis has demonstrated her political chops, her candidacy is still seen as a long shot in a race that some say will be driven by electability in the next general election.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.