‘We’ve delayed for too long already’ on creating hybrid sittings in the Senate, says ISG facilitator Yuen Pau Woo.
On Oct. 2, the government's representative in the Senate, Sen. Marc Gold presented a draft motion setting out potential rules for a hybrid model that Senators will vote on when they return Oct. 27. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
When the Red Chamber returns Oct. 27, the government’s representative in the Senate promised swift action to finalize hybrid sittings, but did not commit to a date when they’d be up and running.
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Apologizing for 'tensions' that became public over the last months, Julie Payette said that 'we all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.'
He faced potential expulsion last year during the leadership race over comments he made that appeared to question whether chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam, who is of Asian descent, was a pawn of China.
'I hope that intelligence and security officials in Canada learned after what they saw in the U.S. and can make sure something like that does not happen here,' says Ottawa-turned-Washington correspondent Richard Madan.