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Speaker sides with Conservatives, ruling to delete 14 amendments from C-10 passed after ‘gag’ order

News | 06/15/2021 7:00 pm EDT
Parliament Hill on July 5, 2018.

The Canadian Heritage Committee’s work during its last meeting on the revised Broadcasting Act was for nought, after the Speaker of the House of Commons ruled that the committee had exceeded its authority by moving amendments after a time allocation “gag” order took effect, and ordered that those which passed be removed from the bill.

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