Why Parliament Matters
June 3, 2020
The Liberals have effectively shut down parliamentary debate at one of the most critical times in Canada’s history. We are closing in on $1 trillion in debt and the Liberals allowed only four hours to review the government’s COVID-19 spending plan, an action the independent Parliamentary Budget Officer has criticized. On The Blueprint, host Jamie Schmale speaks with Michael Chong, Conservative Shadow Minister for Democratic Institutions, via Skype to discuss the implications of the Liberals circumventing parliamentary democracy.