But another MP is heading for the exit before the federal election next year. The Liberal MPs are going Raj Grewal & # 39; down from his seat Brampton East. S & # 39; has not yet been declared no reason for resignation: F & # 39; MEJOR, Mr. Grewal said he was leaving "for personal and medical reasons", and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter was "serious personal challenges" and that he hoped that Mr. Grewal "receive the support it needs".
This leads to six the number of & # 39; seats in the House of Commons that will soon be vacant.
The resignation of Mr. Grewal also presents a dilemma for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Mr Singh ran for the party leader last year while he was in the legislature & # 39; Ontario. He has not won a place at the federal level. The Mr Singh plan to win a seat in & # 39; immediate elections & # 39; Burnaby, B.C., on the other side of the country. But the resignation in & # 39; sigh of Mr. Grewal open plenty of opportunity closer to home: The riding limits & # 39; Brampton East are quite similar to riding that Mr. Singh represented in & # 39 ; provincial level. While running & # 39; Burnaby was loved hard struggle, running in & # 39; & # 39 can Brampton; more of & # 39; sure bet.
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THE BUILDING CARDS & # 39; The TODAY
The House of Commons is expected to discuss today the day to labor legislation Canada Post workers and senators are getting ready to sit over the weekend if they pass the legislation to the law. The unions say they are not happy with the prospect of being legislated back to work. And do not forget, if you take advantage of online sales of Black Friday today, the postal disruption will cause some delay in achieving your discounted items.
Canada is encouraged by the critics of the Kremlin to help Russia out Interpol.
The federal government says it is now budgeting to shave billions & # 39; dollars a year & # 39; outside its operating expenses.
The National Capital Commission says it will cost $ 34.5 million to stop 24 Sussex Drive, The official residence of the Prime Minister is destroying, or $ 38.5 million to knocking the thing and start again.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says you want the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to buy a train car with it, to make it easier to get oil outside the province and in the global market.
The latest twist in the strange week B.C. legislature Drama: The MLAs say that the person in charge of investigating Speaker two senior officials is the same person as the Speaker wanted to install in & # 39; one of those positions where officials were forced out.
A week later cannabis was legalized, one B.C. the producer is already very close to its license is revoked.
And here in & # 39; Ottawa fans, – Team of senators hockey asking x & # 39; have to deserve it. After a year the players & # 39; season poorly performing both on the ice and off, now the potential of the team to move to downtown arena is in danger. The Citizen & # 39; Ottawa reports that the source & # 39; behind the scenes say that the problem is entirely dependent of the owner Eugene Melnyk, who, for fans & # 39; sense, does not issue as a big surprise.
Campbell Clark (The Globe and Mail) on the long wait calling secondary election & # 39; Burnaby"To do this in & # 39; view, a & # 39; noted that the former MP & # 39; Burnaby South, Kennedy Stewart, ran full municipal campaign, was elected mayor & # 39; Vancouver, established his administration, and – by to replace him – he has already committed or spent pledges & # 39; half a dozen made for his first 100 days in office. "
Gary Mason (The Globe and Mail) on the dependence of & # 39; the economy & # 39; Alberta oil"The expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline or not, demand for oil will drop, and b & # 39; dramatically, in the not too distant future. And no one in & # 39; Albaneta, certainly among its political leadership, has even another topic. "
Victoria Times editorial board colonists on drama in the legislature"This m & # 39; is no way to run a legislature, and MLAs to be robbed to ships, rather than go bad like a herd of & # 39; meek sheep. The media and the public are ask questions; so have the MLAs. "
Anne T. Donahue (The Globe and Mail) on the horror of the Black Friday sales"I do not remember the first Black Friday I worked during my 10 years in retail, but remember in & # 39; one moment you are fighting against my knees like Willem Dafoe in Platoon, and screaming at & # 39 ; pile of polos. "
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