Light reading

The government’s latest budget implementation bill—Bill C-13—measures 642 pages.

It is broken into 22 parts. In all, it impacts about two dozen acts of Parliament. Part 1 includes 27 different measures. Part 13 “amends the Judges Act to permit the appointment of two additional judges to the Nunavut Court of Justice.”

Here, again, is a young Stephen Harper lamenting the scourge of omnibus legislation.

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