The Liberals can start with low-hanging fruit in bills C-14 and C-18.
Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez, pictured on his way into a cabinet meeting on Jan. 28, 2020, is in charge of managing the government's legislative agenda. MPs return to the House on Jan. 25 with 12 active bills in the House of Commons. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The government should prioritize legislation that aims to stabilize the economy when the House returns from the winter break on Jan. 25, say MPs and stakeholders.
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MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.