Brison's crowning sales pitch was reserved for Bill C-58's proposal to legalize a new release system that sets some records aside that government would selectively disclose, like minister's mandate letters and expenses.
The government has proposed more than 60 changes to Bill C-76, which NDP critic Nathan Cullen says points to a â€˜flawedâ€™ bill. There are a whopping 340 suggested changes altogether, to be debated next week.
The government is responding to critics who want to make the information commissionerâ€™s order-making powers immediate, and scrap a requirement that requesters detail the time period, subject, and type of document.
If we want to continue to see the positive benefits of organic production on our environment, health and economic well-being, the Government of Canada has a responsibility as the owner of this logo to show its support for the benefits the sector is delivering.
The Islamist threat has far outweighed that of the right-wing threat by a long shot; at least in terms of public perception and impact. We are living, after all, in a world defined, in many ways, by 9/11.
When future generations hold exclusive ownership of ancestral cultural symbols, dissemination becomes limited and survival is threatened. The opportunity to grow a culture is dependent on cross-pollination and evolution.
Times are changing and our laws need to change. It's more important than ever to strengthen the ability of our institutions to respond to present and future threats to the very ecosystems that sustain our economy.
Trudeau is now a little less vulnerable to the opposition argument that he is a poor economic manager. But he wonâ€™t have time to rest on his laurels, as many businesses gear up for a fight against Bill C-69.
This year, arts advocate will bring with them a message to MPs to increase investment for Canadian Heritageâ€™s Canada Arts Presentation Fund and to clear up myths and administrative processes on artist taxation.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould's 302-page justice reform package is aimed at reducing court delays, restricting the option of preliminary inquiries to offences, and improving the jury selection process.
The Senate can and should build on this learning. These are relatively small and obvious changes that are achievable as we transition to a less partisan and more independent Senateâ€”and all would attract public support.
While the U.S. allows Indigenous peoples from Canada to freely cross south, Canada doesnâ€™t do the same for those from the U.S. crossing north. This has caused unnecessary delays and problems at the border.