Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says the Liberals' Throne Speech committed to 'more policies that would invade provincial jurisdiction than I could count.'
Plus, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the speech was 'clear' that a fiscal update in the fall would be coming, when pressed on whether a budget for this year was in the works.
While the conditions for Liberal longevity might not have been ripe, Liberal strategist Charles Bird says late former prime minister John Turner came to the leadership when 'he was already something of a living legend.'
The Throne Speech promised action on climate change like the country has never seen before, but some experts and politicians are skeptical the Liberal government can deliver.
Plus, a state funeral for the late former prime minister John Turner is set for Oct. 6.
The rule changes includes a sunset clause, with the terms expiring Dec. 11.
The speech did not promise a full-fledged budget, but said an update to the feds’ COVID-19 Economic Response plan would be coming this fall.
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