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Federal News Highlights and Parliamentary Business for November 25

Federal Morning News Round-up The Liberals have introduced new legislation that repeals changes the Harper government made to Canada's Election laws. Amongst the changes being made under Bill C-33 are: the reinstatement of  voter information cards as identification; allowing vouching; and creating a national register of electors to pre-register youth aged 14 to 17. According to anti-poverty group Campaign 2000, Canada's child poverty rate has jumped from 15.8 per cent in 1989 when parliament passed a...

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Federal News Highlights and Parliamentary Business for October 25

Federal Government announces new Food Health Strategy to revamp Canada Health Guide and improve food labelling.       Health Minister Jane Philpott announced Monday a new food strategy  comprised of policy measures that include revamping the Canada Food Guide, making the nutrition labels on food more readable, reducing harmful food additives such as trans fats and sodium, and restricting the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children. The main components of the strategy are...

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Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Thursday, Oct. 20

Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Thursday, Oct. 20 (subject to change): 9:00 a.m. - Government Notice of Motion Number 2. Watch Live! Mr. Naqvi – That, pursuant to Standing Order 47 and notwithstanding any other Standing Order or Special Order of the House relating to Bill 37, An Act to amend the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007, and the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996, when the Bill is next called as a Government Order, the Speaker shall put every...

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Projected House business for Thursday, Oct. 20

Projected House business for Thursday, Oct. 20 (subject to change): The House is meeting between 10:00p.m. - 7:00 p.m. today. Watch All Chamber Proceedings Here! 10:30 a.m. - Government Business: Supply Motion may be debated. Watch Here! 11:00 a.m. Opposition Motion — Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) — Genocide against the Yazidi people. Watch Here! 2:15 - Question Period. Watch Here! 3:15 - Government Business: Supply Motion may be debated. Watch Here! 5:30 p.m.Bill C-240 , Private Members'...

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Projected House business for Friday, Oct. 7

Projected House business for Friday, Oct. 7 (subject to change): The House is meeting between 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. today. Watch All Chamber Proceedings Here! Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act, may continue to be debated at third reading; 11:15 - Question Period. Watch Here! Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Salaries Act and to...

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Projected House business for Thursday, Oct. 6

Projected House business for Thursday, Oct. 6 (subject to change): The House is meeting between 10:00 - 7:00 p.m. today. Watch All Chamber Proceedings Here! 10:00 a.m. Debate over possible changes in Standing Order House rules. Watch Here! Approximately 2:20 - Question Period. Watch Here! 5:30 p.m.: Bill C-230, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearm — definition of variant), may continue to be debated at second reading. Watch Here!  Projected Committee meetings for Thursday, Oct. 6 11:15...

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Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Thursday, Oct. 6

Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Thursday, Oct. 6 (subject to change): 9:00 a.m. - Second Reading of Bill 7, An Act to amend or repeal various Acts with respect to housing and planning.  Watch Live! 10:45 a.m. - Question Period. Watch Live! 2:00 p.m. Private Members' business: Watch Live! Private Members' Motion Number 27: "That in the opinion of this House, the Province of Ontario, upon passage of this resolution, act to replace the outdated Fluoridation Act with an updated...

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Projected House business for Wednesday, Oct. 5

Projected House business for Wednesday, Oct. 5 (subject to change): The House is meeting between 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. today. Watch All Chamber Proceedings Here! Approximately 2:20 - Question Period. Watch Here! A motion on the government’s decision to ratify the Paris Agreement, may continue debate; Bill C-225, Protection of Pregnant Women and Their Preborn Children Act (Cassie and Molly's Law), may continue to be debated at second reading. Projected Committee meetings for Wednesday, Oct. 5 3:30 - The Standing...

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Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Wednesday, Oct. 5

Projected Ontario Legislative Business for Wednesday, Oct. 5 (subject to change): 9:00 a.m. - Second Reading of Bill 27, An Act to reduce the regulatory burden on business may continue to be debated at second reading.  Watch Live! 10:45 a.m. - Question Period. Watch Live!  3:30 p.m. -  Debate on NDP Opposition Motion opposing Hydro privatization. Watch Live! Projected Ontario Legislature Committee meetings for Wednesday, Oct. 5 12:30 p.m. - The Standing Committee on Public Accounts will meet to review the Public...

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