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C-11: Government to impose time allocation on Heritage Committee

Clause-by-clause consideration to start on June 14 at noon By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – After a disgraceful display of partisanship yesterday, the government abandoned any hope of passing Bill C-11 in the Heritage Committee and resorted to a rarely used procedure that allows it to impose strict deadlines on the workings of a given committee (which are supposed to be independent). So, as it did for C-10, it introduced in the House of Commons a motion to set timelines for the adoption of the bill in the Heritage Committee. The deadline for amendments to the bill to be tabled is set...