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.
Bill would boost solar and wind power, natural gas, hydropower and geothermal energy.
Energy point man Carr faces questions from Senate on $15.7 billion project.
Transport minister wants Canada to set standards for automated cars that can operate safely on icy winter roads.
Senate Commerce Committee cites e-mails showing global audits halted for financial reasons from 2009 to 2011.
Suggests a strict code and decentralizing appointments from Prime Minister.