Canada: Prorogation Of The Reopening Of Parliament, Undermining Democracy

Posted on Monday, September 16 at 17:22 by NAUWATCH

 The   reaction in Canada is strangely muted after the Governor General consented this Friday to prorogue or effectively delay the reopening of parliament until mid October. The fall session was due to commence in mid September.  Now it’s been shortened by a month.

This is the fifth time (1) the prime minster has done this type of thing. It’s become a kind of pastime for the current PM. Meanwhile, there seems to be a deafening silence echoing through the empty cavernous chambers or corridors of legislative power. 

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