Today in Politics: Wednesday

Today in Politics: Wednesday

UPDATED October 4, 2017 10:02amET


The bill to formalize an oil tanker moratorium on B.C.’s north coast (C-48) returns to the Commons floor. A time allocation motion is expected from the government.

MPs vote on four bills: C-345, S-231 (journalist source protection), S-226 (the “Magnitsky” bill to sanction foreign officials for human rights violations), and S-232.

Bill C-343, which would make the federal ombudsman for the victims of crime accountable to Parliament and the equal of the correctional investigator, is debated for the first time.

In committee:

  • Several Muslim organizations discuss Motion M-103 at the heritage committee.
  • The Senate finance committee continues hearings on the taxation of private corporations. LIVE ONLINE at 6:45pm ET / 3:45pm PT

Mark Sutcliffe has more on the day ahead with Today in Politics:

-Andrew Thomson