A pilot project that found no signs of bias in hiring visible minorities to the public service was â€˜stretching it,â€™ says Senate Diversity Subcommittee chair Sen. Mobina Jaffer.
After less than a year in the job, Jacqueline Kuehl will leave the Senate on July 6, leaving two top Senate admin roles without permanent staff to fill them.
According to the Senate rules, Sen. Art Eggletonâ€™s fall retirement should trigger a nearly two-thirds reduction in the Liberalsâ€™ budget.
In an end-of-sitting wrap-up, ISG leaders are defending Senate Independents from â€˜fake newsâ€™ voting stats they say are put forward by the Conservatives.
In MP spending, Liberal Terry Sheehan was the most frugal, and caucus colleague Bob Nault spent the most.
The Caribbean state is wondering why Canada maintains a visa requirement years after it says itâ€™s cleaned up security problems with its citizenship program.
The House chief human resources officer says more MPs have been asking his office for advice since #MeToo.
Senators were told this morning that the Upper Chamberâ€™s interim home at the Government Conference Centre won't be ready in time for the fall sitting this September.