Bill C-69, a bugaboo for conservative politicians and target for environmentalists, is in for a long, rough ride in the Senate.
'I will use the tools that I have available,' says Bardish Chagger, as Conservative Candice Bergen decries 'bully tactics'.
The National Association of Federal Retirees says it was told in recent meetings with Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s office the government ‘is not moving forward’ with Bill C-27.
Sen. Lillian Dyck says the Upper Chamber will apply pressure to ensure the Liberals keep their promise to remove sex discrimination from the Indian Act.
Senator Grant Mitchell says the interest ‘means the reformed Senate is working,’ while others are reluctant to accept too many meetings.
Bill C-69 would essentially move the approval for pipelines and nuclear facilities from independent, expert regulators to a new Impact Assessment Agency that reports to the environment minister.
Canada’s burgeoning digital economy competes with other jurisdictions around the world and any rush to regulate could chase away investment before it is cultivated.