‘Of course people are getting tired. It’s only natural. But they’re willing to do it, and they know why they’re here,’ says NDP Whip Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet.
Underperforming ministers could see themselves shuffled out of their portfolios in the coming months.
Bill C-51 also adds a Charter test for all government legislation and strikes outdated crimes from the books.
‘Bill C-22 is a major piece of the government approach to national security, but it is by no means the only piece,’ says Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.
The new Conservative leader’s time as a House leader and Speaker emboldens the party's fight against House rules changes, says Conservative House leader Candice Bergen.
‘Our job is to take things to a vote,’ says Senate sponsor of C-210 Frances Lankin, an Independent, who accuses Conservative Senators of deliberately adjourning debate and proposing a change to it in hopes the bill will die.