Liberal political financing bill moves ahead, after opposition amendments voted down
Proposed opposition amendments to increase penalties under Bill C-50 and expand it to include parliamentary secretaries and staff were voted down at committee.
Federal Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson arrives at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Oct. 17. The committee made fast work of its study of Bill C-50, which seeks to introduce changes Ms. Dawson lauded as 'beneficial,' completing clause-by-clause considerations last week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade