Peter Van Loan

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Do we respect the primacy of Parliament or don’t we?

Should the economic update have been presented to Parliament?
Dean Del Mastro

House moves toward suspending Dean Del Mastro

Found guilty by a judge, Del Mastro is about to be barred from the House
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Behold the empowered (Conservative) backbencher

On the successful passage of private members’ bills
Government House Leader Van Loan speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa

Parliament’s weekly business statement is getting more partisan

A simple parliamentary tradition is taking a strange turn under the Conservatives
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Fun and games with parliamentary procedure

Speaker forced to consult instant replay

The sketch: Is the Fair Elections Act a lesson in democracy?

’Mr. Speaker, we have only begun debate’

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The Year of Parliament

Aaron Wherry on 2013: Mark Warawa, Brent Rathgeber, the Reform Act and a tomato analogy