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News Government Economy General
July 7, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 3, 2020  

Liberals detail changes to COVID-19 aid, MPs asked to OK new spending

More workers than expected were applying for Canada Emergency Response Benefit.

News Government General
April 29, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2020  

Parliament may need to be recalled to approve wage subsidy program

Was recalled briefly last week to approve a $107-billion emergency aid package.

News Government General
March 26, 2020  

A look at what’s in the federal COVID-19 aid legislation

Measures aim to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 25, 2019  

Australia investigates China plot to plant spy in Parliament

Accused of bribing a luxury car dealer, now deceased, to run as a candidate.

News Government General
November 11, 2019  

Parliament set to reconvene with Speaker election on Dec. 5 [UPDATED]

Scheer wanted the House of Commons to begin sitting Nov. 25.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 24, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 12, 2019  

Johnson denies lying to Queen, court rejects Brexit case

Many lawmakers, campaigners, economists and businesses fear a no-deal Brexit would be economically devastating.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 5, 2019  

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.

News Government General
September 4, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 29, 2019  

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.