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Accounts “were temporarily deactivated as part of preventative measures.”
It's mainly a symbolic move.
Liberal MP Arnold Chan, who has been fighting cancer since 2014, rose in the House of Commons to deliver a moving speech to parliamentarians.
"What is fictional in Canada is reality in many parts of the world."
Government House leader Bardish Chagger is also deferring a proposal to eliminate Friday sittings.
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Conservative and New Democrats had started a protest at the procedures committee last month.
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One's mind goes back to arrogant Harper-era shenanigans such as the 'Fair' Elections Act. That was arrogance fuelled by the "we-know-better" attitude of the Harper regime, particularly in its later years. If one is not misreading its actions, there seems to be a similar degree of willful blindness in the moves of the Trudeau government.
Canada has sent a powerful message that reverberates across all factions: Canada stands with Muslims. This is what M-103 accomplishes. And this is the kind of religious tolerance and inclusiveness that make Canada a model for diversity around the world.
The prime minister is trying to change the rules of the Commons to fit his schedule, interim leader Rona Ambrose charged.
The Trudeau government is suggesting a number of reforms to parliamentary rules.
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"This is my Canada and there’s no seat for hate here."
"Canadians across the country are deeply concerned."
The federal government has important national functions to fulfill. It would be better able to fulfill them if it stopped trying to solve every problem in the country, especially by violating our Constitution and intruding on provincial jurisdictions.