Basic income pegged at $98B as calls for it grow due to COVID-19 [UPDATED]
The cost for the federal government ranges from $47.5 billion to $98.1 billion for six months, depending on claw backs.
Extending CERB for months could double $60B budget: PBO
8.41 million people have applied for the CERB, $43.51 billion in payments made as of June 4.
Liberals vow to keep negotiating after opposition rejects COVID-19 aid bill
Conservatives blocked the government’s bid to split the bill in two to allow a promised benefit for Canadians with disabilities to go ahead.
Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid, MPs asked to OK new spending
More workers than expected were applying for Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
Canada pulls off first virtual sitting of MPs with some technical glitches
As part of an agreement between the government and opposition parties, a small group of MPs will also meet for an in-person Commons sitting once a week
Parliament may need to be recalled to approve wage subsidy program
Was recalled briefly last week to approve a $107-billion emergency aid package.
A look at what’s in the federal COVID-19 aid legislation
Measures aim to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Tories are watching Liberal as Parliament returns: Scheer
Leader says opposition to fight hard now the days of a Liberal majority that could do whatever it wanted are over.
Australia investigates China plot to plant spy in Parliament
Accused of bribing a luxury car dealer, now deceased, to run as a candidate.
Parliament set to reconvene with Speaker election on Dec. 5 [UPDATED]
Scheer wanted the House of Commons to begin sitting Nov. 25.
UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal
Court found Johnson acted to limit debate on Brexit in violation of Parliament’s constitutional role.
Johnson denies lying to Queen, court rejects Brexit case
Many lawmakers, campaigners, economists and businesses fear a no-deal Brexit would be economically devastating.
Johnson’s Brexit plans in crisis after third defeat in two days
Parliament turned down a motion triggering a vote, Boris indicated he would try again.
Brexit turmoil continues as lawmakers defy UK’s Johnson
House of Commons is confronting Johnson over his insistence that the UK leave the EU on Oct. 31.
Opposition developing to Boris Johnson’s Parliament dodge
Manoeuvre gives political opponents even less time to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit by Oct. 31.