The first Throne Speech of the 43rd Parliament may not have contained much new but we’ll see if there’s enough to keep Trudeau’s government afloat.
Sam Cooper breaks the story for Global News that former BC Liberal MLA Richard Lee was detained in China for 8 hours but his colleagues in government didn’t seem to act on the information.
And what unites John Horgan, Doug Ford and the other premiers? The chance to ask Ottawa for more money.
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Image credit: Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall
Segment 1: Together in a vague, somewhat forward direction
- Election of Speaker
- Throne Speech
- Nora Loreto’s piece on the 30th anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre
- Bloc announces intent to vote in favour
- Conservative Shadow Cabinet
- Ed Fast said no to a critic role
Segment 2: Mr Lee goes to China
Segment 3: Mr Horgan goes to Toronto