Legislation

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says Meta's move to restrict Canadians' access to news on its sites, following similar 'intimidation tactics' by Google last month, is part of a 'disappointing trend' where tech giants 'would rather pull news than pay their fair share.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Independent Senator Stanley Kutcher, left, Progressive Senator Pierre Dalphond, and Conservative Senator Yonah Martin all support Bill C-39, despite different visions for the future of medical assistance in dying. Photograph courtesy of Senate of Canada and The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The dairy lobby has pushed against the government offering concessions to Canada's supply management sector in three major trade deals. Bill C-282 gained broader support at second reading in the House of Common than an identical bill that was tabled in the last Parliament. Photograph courtesy of PixaBay
Mental Health Minister Carolyn Bennett, left, claims that psychiatric MAID is not suicide, but even Justice Minister David Lametti has acknowledged that the expanded practice ‘is a species of suicide,’ writes K. Sonu Gaind. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault co-hosted the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montreal last year, culminating in a Biodiversity Agreement. The commitments in that agreement are threatened by proposed amendments to Bill S-5, currently under study by the House Environment Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade