Monday: Today in Politics

Monday: Today in Politics

UPDATED September 25, 2017 9:19amET


Debate continues on the access to information bill (C-58).

The long-awaited reform package for the Access to Information Act arrived in late June, with immediate questions about whether the changes lived up to the 2015 Liberal platform — especially surrounding the Prime Minister’s Office and cabinet ministers.

Second-reading debate began on Friday with Treasury Board President Scott Brison.

Should housing be included in the Canadian Bill of Rights? MPs consider a private member’s bill (C-325) on the federal statute passed in 1960.

In committee:

  • As NAFTA talks continue in Ottawa, John Murphy, senior vice-president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, appears at the Commons trade committee. LIVE ONLINE 3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT
  • The finance committee holds another pre-budget consultation. LIVE ONLINE 3:30pm ET / 12:30pm PT
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the John Howard Society of Canada, and police are among the witnesses on Bill C-46 at the justice committee.
  • The heritage committee holds another hearing on Motion M-103, with testimony from the legal community.
  • The indigenous affairs committee visits Delta, B.C. to hear about “specific claims and comprehensive land claims agreements.”

Here’s more Today in Politics with Mark Sutcliffe:

-Andrew Thomson