February 5, 2018 6amET
The House of Commons considers the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as the week begins.
MPs also return to Bill C-50, the government’s legislation on political financing that’s designed to make public more information on party fundraisers.
The disclosure would apply to events involving the prime minister, cabinet ministers, party leaders, and leadership candidates. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended such a fundraiser last night in downtown Edmonton. It would also apply to any event that costs more than $200 to attend.
C-50 would require such events to be publicly announced at least five days in advance, with the names and addresses of attendees reported to Elections Canada for public disclosure.
Here’s Mark Sutcliffe with more Today in Politics: