The Liberals also surpassed the Conservatives nationally for the first time in a year in polls by the Toronto firm.
A mid-term Throne Speech and a new batch of legislation wasn't necessary, says Liberal MP John McKay: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'was doing what he said he would do.'
‘This is just not right. And it would not be tolerated, if you did this to an animal, you’d get in trouble with the law,’ says outgoing Liberal MP Frank Baylis.
Many achievements and blunders enshrined in legislation are ancient history in the minds of voters, who cast their ballots based on the next thing you can do for them, say politicos and pollsters.
The drama isn’t over for bills on a tanker ban, solitary confinement, or environmental assessments, even after they passed into law.
'This mischaracterization of Mr. Cooper’s actions is blatantly untrue,' says a letter from the MP's legal team.
The prime minister said construction on the pipeline is scheduled to begin this summer. He was less clear about whether more pipelines will be needed, or how the government will recover the cost of the Trans Mountain.
The Senate passed four priority government bills back to the House with amendments late last week.