Government Unveils Marijuana Bill


Government Unveils Marijuana Bill

UPDATED April 13, 2017 4:07pmET

Read the full text of C-45, the government’s bill to legalize marijuana, plus legislation to change impaired driving laws:

Bill C-45

Bill C-46

Watch the full news conference from cabinet ministers and parliamentary secretary Bill Blair:

Also today:

MPs return to the privilege debate surrounding their access to the parliamentary precinct on budget day (March 22).

The House of Commons sits today on a “Friday” schedule, meaning question period at 11:15am ET / 8:15am PT. The House will sit again on Monday, May 1.

In committee:

  • Various groups discuss Bill C-337 at the status of women committee, including women’s organizations.
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains answers questions on Bill C-36 at the industry committee.
  • Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz testifies at the Senate banking committee.

-Andrew Thomson