The Senate is set to adjourn for its summer break by midnight on Tuesday, and despite the federal government pushing to see all of their priority pieces of legislation pass, two key bills are set to stall out as senators say they merit more fulsome studyCommences once at least 65 per cent of people age 18 and over have their first dose and COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline. Physical distancing and masking will still be required in indoor public spaces..
Bill C-12Toronto officials announced a, which will put into law Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions targets, passed its third and final reading on Tuesday afternoon:1618223621132,, and Bill C-30, which implements the 2021 budget commitments, including pandemic aid extensions, followed suit Tuesday nightThere were 7,147 new cases Sunday.
Both had received a “pre-study” in which senators were able to assess the legislative proposals, in general, before the document was actually before them. However, still some senators raised concerns about feeling as if the federal government was asking them to “rubber stamp” wide-spanning bills in a short timeframe.
Though two other bills are likely to be left in limbo and potentially left to die if an election is called in the coming months: Bill C-6, which seeks to restrict the harmful practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ2S+ folks, and Bill C-10, the controversial Broadcasting Act changes.
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