Accidental Deliberations: Parliament in Review – April 2, 2012

Monday, April 2 saw the second day of Peter Julian’s extended budget speech. And perhaps the point most worth noting is how many Canadians outside of Parliament took the opportunity have their voices heard in the budget debate. The Big Issue So let’s focus this review on some of the input Julian received from across ...

The Sixth Estate: Scrapping the Public Appointments Commission is Not “Good News”

The media is finally sitting down to do the hard work of its actual job, i.e. reading the budget bill for the year. Parliament won’t be doing that job, incidentally; thanks to the new restrictions on how that body works, there will not be a full review of the budget by the relevant Parliamentary committees, ...