No rush

While the omnibus crime bill was rushed through the House so fast even the Public Safety Minister couldn’t keep up, the Conservative-controlled Senate will now take its time before passing it.

“The commitment that the government made was to pass the crime bill within 100 sitting days,” LeBreton said. “It’s sometime in mid-March. “We fully expect it will be debated in the Senate, and will go to committee, legal and constitutional affairs, and it will be there I expect for quite some time.”

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