Omnnibus Budget Bill

What the Omnibus Bill and XL Foods Have in Common

Ralph Goodale | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

The Harper Conservatives are ramming another "omnibus" budget Bill (C-45) through Parliament. Coupled with "closure" to kill debate, it's all designed to be so humongous, convoluted and fast that no Parliament could possibly scrutinize the details and expose all the mistakes. (Sort of like the inspection system the Conservatives are responsible for at XL Foods -- a lot of contamination got through.)

Tories Limit Debate On Omnibus Budget Bill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Just one week after introducing it, the Conservative government is moving to fast-track its controversial omnibus budget bill.The House of Co...