Congratulations to Jean-Denis Frechette
Parliamentary librarian has submitted shortlist to government
Government staffer reportedly on PBO selection committee
The PBO sounds the alarm
Is the PBO supposed to be a discreet consensus-builder?
More questions about the parliamentary budget officer
An exciting new job opportunity
I asked the Library of Parliament if there’d be any further progress, since the last update, on the selection of the next Parliamentary Budget Officer. Here is the latest.
How the PBO came to release a report in the middle of an election
As noted earlier today, the appointment of the parliamentary budget officer is set out in the Parliament of Canada Act. The act allows for the creation of a committee by
For their assistance when I was putting together last week’s piece on the House—and for the indispensable sites they respectively maintain—I owe a huge debt of gratitude to Michael Mulley
Rahim Jaffer enters an already unimpressive picture
The word “rendition” was thrown around a bit yesterday during Question Period, directly as a result of Friday night’s report from CBC. This is both a phrase loaded with implication
Full disclosure: the last time ITQ covered the Library committee, it was pretty much just to see if it could be done without the liveblogger lapsing into a coma, but
Oh, wait – at this precise moment, it doesn’t actually exist because someone – we’re not pointing fingers here – decided to prorogue Parliament a month and a half before
But I’m not sure that someone is Parliamentary Librarian William Young.
From his appearance before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (September 19, 2006)
Senator Day: [...] How
(April 26, 2006) Bloc Quebecois finance critic Yvan Loubier plays Cassandra during second reading debate on the Federal Accountability Act :
[...] In this bill, the position of parliamentary budget