Budget Bill

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Omnibus Outrage

OTTAWA - Government calls it making way for business. Outraged foes call it the slicing and dicing of environmental protection and any remaining trust with aboriginal peoples.Over several months of om...
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REJECTED

OTTAWA - The Harper government has rejected key reforms demanded by a House of Commons committee to eliminate the arcane rules that prevent MPs from properly scrutinizing billions of dollars in spendi...
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Tories Target MP Pensions

The government will include reform of the generous pension plan for members of Parliament in a second omnibus budget bill to be tabled next week, CBC has learned. The CBC's Hannah Thibedeau reports t...
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Here We Go Again

OTTAWA - Canada's parliamentary engine sputtered back to life with a hyper-partisan bang Monday as the Conservatives sought to tarnish New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair with a plan to impose a carbon ta...
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Mr. Popular

OTTAWA - A quiet summer has given Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives some breathing room as they head Monday into what could be an acrimonious fall sitting of Parliament.A new poll gives th...
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24 Hours Of Consecutive Voting?

OTTAWA - The Conservatives' controversial omnibus budget bill is so big, not even the Library of Parliament could digest it all.At more than 400 pages, Bill C-38 pokes into almost every nook and crann...
Alamy

Prepare For An Amendment Avalanche

Liberal interns camped out all night to ensure a whopping 503 deletion amendments from the third party will kick off the report-stage debate of the Harper government's budget implementation bill next...
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NDP Wants Huge Budget Bill Broken Up

OTTAWA - The NDP wants the government's omnibus budget bill broken up to allow more detailed scrutiny.They say the bill is supposed to be budget legislation, but much of it deals with changes to the e...