Hey Parliament, how about we take this online?
If it's done right, many of Parliament's functions could be moved online. But the opposition parties need to be involved in, and committed to, every aspect of this walk toward virtualization, it won’t work otherwise.
The West Block has been empty since the House adjourned because of the global pandemic. I would humbly suggest that the House leadership approach this virtual sitting of the House incrementally, with the end result being some hybrid solution involving the use of technology and a healthy dose of Standing Order flexibility, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade