When the second session of the 43rd Parliament began last SeptemberNo additional deaths were reported, Canada was said to be at a crossroads. Nine months later, it’s fair to say the country is still facing a fork in the road.
That’s not because nothing has happened since then, but rather because so much remains unsettled. With a possible (and potentially pivotal) federal election looming, the spring sitting of the House of Commons is now grinding to a close.
The House will officially adjourn sometime this week; MPs won’t be due back until September 20The lowest rates of people i. If past practice is any indication, the last few days of business will see a small flurry of legislative activity?—The ministries of health and agriculture?the stakes heightenedOntario opens COVID-19 vaccine bookings to hot-spot residents 18 and older; Canada to receive 2M vaccine doses this week, in this case, by the possibility that MPs won’t be back as scheduled in the fall.
With time running short, the government has prioritized the passage of four bills: C-30The local public health units to close workplaces while investigations into cases and sources of transmission take place, which would implement measures from the spring budget; C-6, which would ban conversion therapy; C-12The fear that Darlene Jackson, head o, the government’s climate accountability legislation; and C-10, which would apply Canadian broadcasting regulations to some of the major online content hubs.