‘Last thing we need is a straitjacket’: Sen. Harder calls for flexible rules in Senate reform, as government mulls new bill
The government representative in the Senate says he wants to see the Senate Modernization Committee 'achieve a consensus' this fall on reform recommendations, which would help inform the creation of a government bill to change the Parliament of Canada Act.
Senator Peter Harder, the government's representative in the Senate, wants the Upper Chamber's Special Committee on Senate Modernization to consider the idea of establishing a business management committee, which would be responsible for scheduling legislative debates. The Hill Times file photograph