The government ought to signal its plan to tackle lacklustre Canadian competitiveness in the fall economic statement, say industry reps.
The official opposition Conservatives say there are still too many loopholes left in elections laws for them to support C-76.
Time has run out for legislation to set up the promised independent commissioner to run leaders’ debates, says Karina Gould, who will rely on recommendations made by a House committee in the spring.
The government has proposed more than 60 changes to Bill C-76, which NDP critic Nathan Cullen says points to a ‘flawed’ bill. There are a whopping 340 suggested changes altogether, to be debated next week.
Twenty-seven MPs and cabinet ministers had moved into new offices in the Wellington, Justice, and Confederation buildings by Oct. 1, according to House staff.
Partisan political involvement is ‘not part of our brand,’ says ISG deputy facilitator Raymonde Saint-Germain after the Red Chamber’s biggest group approved its governing document.
At 47 members, the Independent Senators Group comprises nearly 49 per cent of the Red Chamber, and is looking to have its numbers reflected in committee membership.