C-279 and C-290 fail to find passage
While the Senate considers C-290, the debate continues across North America
I’m told a vote on C-290 might not come until January, but third reading debate in the Senate began yesterday with a speech from Conservative Senator Bob Runciman, the sponsor
Two more Conservative MPs join Michael Chong in publicly opposing C-290, the sports betting bill.
Saskatchewan Tory MP Brad Trost called it “the equivalent of passing it in the middle
The Windsor Star says if the Senate defeats C-290 it will be another reason to implement the Harper government’s proposed reforms.
Needless to say, senators are appointed and unaccountable —
Among Michael Chong’s objections to C-290, Joe Comartin’s sports betting bill, is the manner in which it passed the House. Via email, I asked him how the bill ended up
Michael Chong explains why he opposes the sports betting bill.
Finally, single game betting undermines the integrity of professional and amateur sport. There has not been a major betting scandal