Trudeau government will follow US approval to introduce implementation legislation of its own.
In the past four years, the length of time a bill will spend in the Senate has skyrocketed to 31 days.
Treaty is still awaiting consideration by lawmakers in the US and Canada.
Bill would put into a law a voluntary moratorium on tanker traffic off BC’s north coast.
Bill C-48 has enraged many backers of the Canadian oil industry.
Royal assent was granted late Monday shortly after senators approved Bill C-89 by a vote of 53-25.
Peter Boehm will represent Ontario and Paula Simons and Patti LaBoucane-Benson fill vacant seats in Alberta.
Would have authorized provinces to prohibit home cultivation of marijuana plants if they choose.
They had planned to support a Conservative amendment indefinitely deferring implementation of Bill C-45.
…But it refused to accept an amendment that would have prohibited home cultivation outright.
OTTAWA — A bid by senators to amend the Trudeau government’s budget escalated into a test of wills over which parliamentary chamber – the elected House of Commons or the appointed Senate – has the right to decide budgetary matters.…
Senators have voted 46-32 to delete a so-called escalator tax on booze from the federal government’s budget.
Senators could still potentially vote to amend the bill in some other way or even defeat it outright.
Infrastructure bank must stay in: an important budgetary measure: Morneau
Deal would create a global agricultural and chemical giant with a broad array of products.