This week on Parliament Hill was like no other. The first sitting day of the session saw the roads outside the Parliament buildings flooded with demonstrators protesting vaccine mandates.
Despite the distractions, Elizabeth and Mike worked together this week to bring the government’s attention to important issues.
Private Member’s Bill
Mike and Elizabeth both had questions this week. On Monday, Mike asked the government to listen to the advice of over 400 scientists and scrap a proposed new fossil fuel subsidy.
On Wednesday, Elizabeth noted that an iron ore mine in Baffinland, Nunavut, appears to be expanding without a permit. She asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs to ensure that the mine does not cut corners.
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