NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he's reviewing his tour schedule and his party's policies in the wake of a federal byelection on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Quebec, in which the New Democrats' vote collapsed.
Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest after the Senate voted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to lift almost a century-old prohibition on cannabis.
A federal bill to legalize recreational cannabis was bounced back to the Senate on Monday, June 18, 2018, where the government's representative argued it's time to get on with lifting Canada's almost century-old prohibition on marijuana.
The Conservatives have stolen a Quebec riding away from Justin Trudeau's ruling Liberals, in the first test of Andrew Scheer's effort to recreate the nationalist-conservative coalition that helped federal Tories dominate the province in the 1980s.
The Trudeau government shut down debate on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, on a massive bill to overhaul federal election laws, rushing in a bid to ensure the reforms can be implemented in time for the 2019 election.
An employee of the Conservatives' lead Senate critic on marijuana legalization had been lobbying independent senators for several weeks before he was fired last week for urging them to postpone a final vote on the matter.
The Trudeau government will finally move on Monday, April 30, 2018, on a raft of promised reforms to election laws, but it may already be too late to fully implement them in time for the 2019 federal election.
Justin Trudeau unleashed a blistering attack on Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in a partisan stemwinder aimed at firing up Liberal troops as they prepare for a federal election next year.