A national strategy would give our provinces and territories an evidence-based direction that can improve prevention, diagnosis, and support to help Canadians with FASD reach their full potential.
Health Minister Patty Hajdu and her government are being urged to develop a national strategy around fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in order to provide better support for those affected. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Inclusivity appears to be the mandate of the 2021 budget, as the federal government claims it to be an “inclusive plan” that will support “full economic participation for all Canadians.”
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Conservatives say sending the bill to the Ethics Committee is an attempt to distract the committee from its ongoing work on the WE Charity controversy, while Liberals say Ethics is the natural spot for a privacy bill.
‘I don’t need to hear from Chrystia Freeland … about their most recent budget for 90 minutes in order to understand the decision about prorogation,’ says NDP MP Daniel Blaikie of a Liberal-suggested compromise.