MP Elizabeth May hopes to have federal budget bill scrapped

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Author: Christine van Reeuwyk

Elizabeth May has her fingers crossed the speaker of the house will withdraw the budget bill on Wednesday.

She made a pitch Monday to have the omnibus “budget” Bill C-38 scrapped.

“With a great deal of luck, it’s going to take the speaker being brave, but in law I think my point of order is correct … it was not a stunt,” said May, MP for Saanich Gulf Islands. “It’s a long shot but it’s sound as an argument and I’ve certainly got my fingers crossed. After that if it doesn’t succeed we’re into the war of amendments.”

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