E PETITIONS

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E-Petitions Put Canadians In Control Of The Political Agenda

The extent to which the Liberal government takes seriously its response to these petitions will demonstrate how much it embraces openness and accountability, whether or not it chooses to support or oppose these requests. In two years, the Trudeau government is scheduled to review how the new system is working and how it might be improved. In my view, the prime minister should put in the measures found in my original motion where e-petitions gaining a high level of public support, say 100,000 signatures, could trigger debates in the House of Commons.
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Surprise NDP Win Thanks To 8 Tories

In these days of majority Parliament, it's rare to find oneself impatiently waiting for the Speaker to read out the results of a vote. But that's exactly what happened on Wednesday night, w...