Monday, June 19, 2017

Ottawa Observations: Monday, June 19, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Monday, June 19, 2017.

Liberal government to impose 15 day limits on solitary confinement
Senate votes against splitting up Liberals' budget bill
Cannabis 'back up plan' in the works if provinces unable to regulate by deadline, Morneau says
Police must be held to account for abuse of Indigenous women
OECD's message for Canada on 'inclusive growth': Lots of room to do better
Chair of Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority accused of partisan attacks
Ottawa must act to address Indigenous suicide in Canada: committee
Kellie Leith criticized over tweet attacking Syrian refugee program
Longtime Conservative MP Denis Lebel quitting politics
Liberals proceed with caution. the sunny days may be over
An active, engaged Senate is not a threat to democracy
Tie vote defeats Senate motion to split infrastructure bank from budget bill
Rona Ambrose 'worried' about Senate delays to sexual assault training for judges bill
Access to information law changes won't open up PMO, cabinet offices
Liberals set 15-day limit on solitary confinement of federal prisoners
Commons committee issues indigenous suicide study with 28 recommendations
Ottawa sticks with July 2018 deadline to legalize pot despite provincial worries
Governor General apologizes for saying indigenous people were immigrants
Stunt driving, tax evasion, child abuse among allegations against foreign diplomats living in Canada
Why the Senate is unpredictable - and its independents not so independent
'A core part of our identity': Indigenous language law targeted for 2018
Internal documents detail UN Peacekeeping requests for Mali, other hotspots
Deputy Conservative leader Denis Lebel leaving federal politics
Canada contributes $86M more to assist South Sudan famine, civil war crisis
Liberals to introduce bills to reform Access to Information and national security laws
Gender-based violence strategy include $16M per year for centre of excellence
Departure of former Conservative minister Denis Lebel sets up intriguing Quebec byelection
House of Commons report on Indigenous suicide issues 28 recommendations
U.S. seeks quick deal to end lumber dispute with Canada
More questions cloud Ottawa's plan to help media
Denouncing intolerance of all forms in Canada
RCMP allege federal procurement employee with no link to admiral leaked shipbuilding info
A bailout will not save the media, but just make it easier to avoid the problems
The experts weigh in - the Super Hornet purchase is a bad one
Bill would boost information czar's powers, backpedals on ministers' offices
Senate narrowly defeats motion to separate Trudeau government's budget bill
Jobs on the line as U.S. slated to add new softwood lumber duty
Ottawa sticks with pot deadline despite provincial concerns
Canada's mission to scare off Russia
Proposing amendments isn't Senate Activism. It's the Senate's job
Is the Senate in crisis, ow working just as it should?

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