Publication Source: May: Budget bill an outrage
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Author: Paul McLeod
The fate of this year’s and all future omnibus budget bills will be placed in the hands of the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Elizabeth May, leader of the Green party, rose Monday in the House on a point of order to argue that the Conservatives’ budget bill is so broad, it breaks parliamentary rules.
She asked Speaker Andrew Scheer to rule the bill out of order, thus sending it back to the government to be chopped into smaller pieces.