Canadian parliamentary historical resources the library of parliament, in collaboration with canadianaorg, is pleased to provide access to _canadian parliamentary historical resources, a free searchable database of digitised versions of the debates and journals of the senate and the house of commons. The rcmp brass wanted to keep the long gun registry which is why disingenuous senators tell people that police support it the truth is that most cops don't support the registry bleeding heart liberals make me sick read more show less reply 1 s smith4 years ago what is it with all these old white. Oakville, ontario, march 08, 2018 (globe newswire) -- the senate of canada decision to delay further debate on crucial impaired driving legislation for two months is unacceptable and puts the safety of canadians at risk “we are extremely disappointed that the senate is delaying its work on bill. This is an attempt to ensure that on an issue of such importance to the senate, we hear from ministers early it is also an opportunity for canadians to see the senate in action on such an important bill,” said government representative in the senate, sen peter harder in proposing the hearing. Harder's motion is that on 3:30 pm (et) on tuesday, february 6, 2018, the senate resolve itself into a committee of the whole to consider bill c-45, the cannabis act, and to hear from: jody wilson-raybould, minister of justice and attorney general of canada ginette petitpas taylor, minister of health. The most important social and legal change in canada during 2018 will almost certainly be the legalization of marijuana the senate officially began debate on bill c-45, the cannabis act, and c-46, which would tighten rules on impaired driving related to marijuana use, at the end of november, as soon.
Changing the constitution is difficult, so i expect the senate to stay honestly, you would get better performance out of the senate if all appointees were drawn via lottery a regular canadian, unfamiliar with the legislature, beholden to nobody, would likely do a better job than those who sit on it now. The canadian senate voted 44-29 to send bill c-45, to legalize recreational cannabis, to the committee stage after spending hours debating the bill many in the cannabis sector were listening to at least parts of the senate's debate and the vote itself, just after 3:30 pm pacific time, on the cpac website. Publication history the canadian senate was created in 1867 by the british north america act official reports of the debates commenced in 1875, but unofficial reports have ben issued for previous sessions the senate continues to meet and debate today.
This article is revised from remarks made to the 31st canadian presiding officers' conference in ottawa yet again the senate is at the centre of a constitutional debate last november, the supreme court of canada sat three days hearing arguments on the senate, dealing with various issues about its reform or abolition. Watch federal network's us senate floor debate on livestreamcom live floor debates of the 115th congress this stream cannot be used for political or commercial purposes in accordance with the standing rules of the senate.
Part of a series covering the conscription debate in the canadian senate, this booklet presents the opinions of the right honourable napoléon belcourt, a toronto-born lawyer who had represented the city of ottawa as a member of parliament right honourable na belcourt, la loi de conscription, débats du sénat. The great canadian debates create a lively setting in which influential speakers to hash out some of the hottest topics canada faces and jonathan kay (in favour) nov 19, 2015: resolved: canada's senate is beyond saving and must be abolished, featuring stanley hartt (opposed) and tasha kheiriddin (in favour). Latest debates of the senate (hansard) thursday, march 29, 2018 previous sittings order paper and notice paper previous sittings journals of the senate previous sittings debates of the senate (hansard) past session: 40-2 40th parliament, 2nd session (january 26, 2009 - december 30, 2009) select a different. The decision of the canadian senate to change the lyrics of the national anthem to a gender neutral version has sparked a heated debate across the country, but the first official version of the anthem was already gender-neutral fyi: the original lyric to the 1908 version of “o canada” was “thou dost in us.
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(adrian wyld/canadian press) 238 comments prime minister justin trudeau's representative in the upper house, peter harder, is prepared to limit debate on the cannabis bill to move the legislation through parliament ahead of the planned july 1 legalization date in a speech in the senate chamber. Feb 6, 2018 – senator larry w smith, leader of the opposition in the senate and leader of the conservative senate caucus, made the following statement on the emergency debate on the kinder morgan trans mountain pipeline in the senate tonight, the people of canada heard from the senate in an.
Debates offer clues about what's on their minds by: solomon israel posted: 03/1 /2018 5:16 pm last modified: 03/1/2018 10:27 pm | updates after agreeing to a june 7 deadline to vote on the federal government's cannabis act, the senate of canada is continuing debate on the bill that debate, along with examination of. Yes i agree that we should abolish the canadian senate because after a budget boost from stephen harper the canadian senate will cost canadians $88 747 958 this year this will take annual taxes of over 7168 garage families to pay the senate's tabs the average senator worked only 72 days last year that is barely 3. The senator who is shepherding the federal bill to legalize cannabis through the senate is growing impatient with the slow pace of debate, alleging the conservative are holding up the ahead of marijuana legalization, traditional crops are being traded in for cannabis plants at canadian greenhouses. A proposal for more cohesive and organized senate debates would help canadians stay better-informed and engaged in the making of their nation's laws, says the government representative in the senate senator peter harder renewed his call for a new system that fosters more back-and-forth, replacing.