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Michael Geist | A budget implementation bill is an unlikely place to make major changes to Canadian privacy law. Except, that's exactly what's happening with Bill C-59.
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Karl Nerenberg | The House is dealing with the Fair Elections Act, the temporary foreign workers issue, the First Nations Education Act, the newest omnibus budget bill and much more, all in great haste.
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Brent Patterson | On Friday, the Harper government tabled C-31, yet another one of its so-called 'budget implementation' omnibus bills. This one alters almost 40 different pieces of legislation.
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H.G. Watson | Boom! C-4 Budget bill ends up in court thanks to Public Service Alliance of Canada who announced Thursday that they are mounting a legal challenge.
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H.G. Watson | What is Bill C-4, how will it impact Canadian labour and what does it mean for federal public service? H.G. Watson breaks down everything you need to know about Bill C-4.
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rabble staff | The Public Service Alliance of Canada will rally on Thursday against the federal government's proposed changes to collective bargaining, health and safety, and human rights.
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Jim Stanford | I was invited to appear before the House of Commons Industry Committee this week on the subject of Bill C-60, this year's omnibus budget bill.
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Elizabeth May | There is a distinct change of tone in the 2013 budget. It is a matter of tone more than substance, but the jackboot style of Budget 2012 has been replaced with a kinder, gentler message.
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Emma Lui | C-45, the second budget bill, eliminates the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission (HMIRC).
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Andrew Jackson | Leader of the Opposition Tom Mulcair gave a fine speech on the budget bill on October 24, which can be found in its entirety in Hansard.
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David Suzuki | The federal government is set to sign a 31-year trade deal with China and has introduced another omnibus budget bill - both of which appear to be aimed at removing obstacles to pipelines.
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David Suzuki | Spending $50 million to close the world-renowned Experimental Lakes Area will leave Canada poorer in many ways.