After six months of study, the Senate had passed 46 amendments to Bill C-45, including 29 written by the government.
Patricia Fuller will advise Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, and represent Canada at overseas meetings that the ministers don't attend.
â€˜Whether or not you can pressure an administration that has no policy, no direction, and no philosophy, I donâ€™t know,â€™ says ex-Democratic U.S. trade representative Mickey Kantor.
Liberal MP Pam Damoff says she is confident the government will back her change.
Liberal MP Pam Damoff is working on an amendment to expand background checks for people who apply for gun licenses.
The Liberals will probably lose seats in B.C. over the decision, says Angus Reid Instituteâ€™s Shachi Kurl.
The Senate Social Affairs Committee is wrapping up its study of the cannabis legalization bill, and the House Environment Committee has made more than 130 changes to the environmental assessment bill.
The now-departed â€˜armâ€™s lengthâ€™ corporate social responsibility counsellor for the mining sector was chronically short-staffed, had no set budget, and relied on Global Affairs Canada for spending and hiring.