Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says his party remains committed to passing the legislation, as outlined by the prime minister last week, but would not give it unfettered spending powers.
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez, in a tweet, urges MPs to pass the feds' emergency spending measures without further delay, as parties continue to negotiate the final details of the bill. Screen capture via CPAC
Parliament briefly suspended on Tuesday as MPs work to hash out the final details of the feds’ emergency relief package, shortly after the deputy House Speaker presided over its opening.
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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.