Bill C-38: Opposition Parties Vow To Slow Down Conservatives’ Omnibus Budget Legislation

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Author: Joan Byden

The Harper government will have to scale potentially hundreds of procedural hurdles — erected by three different opposition parties — in order to secure passage of its massive budget implementation bill.

[…] ploys promised by the NDP, Liberals and lone Green MP Elizabeth May mean it could take days — or even weeks — longer than the government had hoped.

“However many amendments the Speaker rules are in order, as long as I can find parliamentary support to make sure my amendments are seconded, I will not back down and we will not be there until four in the morning; we could be there for days,” she told a news conference.

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