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Conservative Senators Stand Up For Fishery - Bill C-68 approved in Senate with Conservative amendments

Conservative Senators Stand Up For Fishery Bill C-68 approved in Senate with Conservative amendments June 7, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence, passed third reading yesterday in the Senate, with the inclusion of amendments put forward by Conservative Senators. “As a New Brunswicker, I am proud to stand up for the fishing industry,” said Senator Rose-May Poirier. “This Act should never have been an omnibus Bill, but faced with a majo…
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Senator Poirier Fighting for New Brunswickers - Senator proposing changes to Bill C-68

Senator Poirier Fighting for New Brunswickers Senator proposing changes to Bill C-68   May 16, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, Senator Rose-May Poirier issued the following statement: As a Senator, the most important part of my job is to make sure voices and concerns from New Brunswick are heard loud and clear in Ottawa. On Bill C-68, I have heard from New Brunswick fishers that they have a direct interest in the changes being proposed in this Bill. A vibrant fishery is a key part of New Brunswi…
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Federal government falling behind on official languages.

Last March, Minister Mélanie Joly dropped her title of Minister of Official Languages — for reasons still unknown — even though this title usually goes hand in hand with that of Minister of Heritage. Since then, a number of official languages issues have fallen by the wayside. Despite the fact that the government was elected a year ago and that everyone knew that the Commissioner of Official Languages’ term was coming to an end, the government is dragging its feet in f…
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