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Senate committee talks heat up, Dalphond and Sinclair ready motion on reforms 

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The striking of Senate committees was held up by negotiations over the annual budgets for each group in the Senate.

Government Representative Marc Gold, left, ISG Leader Yuen Pau Woo, CSG Leader Scott Tannas, and Conservative Senate Leader Don Plett will negotiate the composition of Senate committees for this Parliament. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

Independent Senators Pierre Dalphond and Murray Sinclair are planning to take the next step in their bid to reform the Senate rules around private members’ bills, by tabling a motion in the next few weeks that will require a formal vote on their proposed changes, says Sen. Dalphond.

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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