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Trojan horses


 

On the occasion of her first question in the House, Elizabeth May took the opportunity to press the government on the practice of omnibus legislation.

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister and has to do with the 2011 budget implementation bill. The budgets of 2009 and 2010 in the Budget Implementation Acts, as we all know, became omnibus bills in which unrelated measures were included. I would be very grateful if the Prime Minister could stand today and assure this House that there will be no hidden Trojan Horse efforts to undermine other legislation when we see the budget implementation bill next week.

Jim Flaherty took this opportunity to make a joke about Gary Lunn’s height.


 

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