As good as CSIS, the RCMP, CSE, and others are at national security, and they are very good, everyone can benefit from oversight. Waiting this long to establish credible oversight was, ahem, an oversight by several governments. Crucially, these agencies were part of the consultative process and, based on what I have been told, are not averse to having to submit to review.
Government House Leader Bardish Chagger, Conservative House leader Candice Bergen, and NDP House leader Murray Rankin unanimously agreed to rise early on Wednesday, June 21. The House will resume sitting on Monday, Sept. 18. The Hill Times Photographs by Jake Wright and Rachel Aiello
Parliament has risen for the summer, after tension between the two chambers bubbled up at the end. Chagger calls it a ‘period of transition.’
Modern death has become a wrenching political dilemma, one that grows more pressing as the population ages. A Good Death confronts our fears about dying, our struggle for meaning, and our dread of being trapped by voracious medical technology in a nightmare world that has abandoned caring in pursuit of curing, no matter the cost or the suffering to patients and their families. A Good Death asks the tough question none of us can avoid: How do we want to die?