Senators quickly passed legislation providing federally administered workers 10 days of paid sick leave and to protect health care workers from harassment and intimidation.
They passed Measure C-3, devouring some reservations and waiving some of the planned amendments due to the urgency of the legislation because of the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 that spreads as quickly as possible. Wildfires across the country.
The move comes less than 24 hours after the Senate passed the fast-tracked Bill C-2, which aims to deliver new targeted pandemic aid to businesses and workers facing coronavirus. new local closures, as well as wage and rent subsidies for those hardest hit by the pandemic’s previous restrictions.
Both bills have now received royal assent.
Earlier this month, the royal family approved a bill banning the practice of trauma therapy to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Bill C-3 will ‘help restore trust’ in the criminal justice system to sexual assault survivors, Trudeau says
With the passage of three bills, the Trudeau government has accomplished its goal of enacting priority legislation in the first four weeks of the new Parliament following the September 20 election.
Parliament is currently on holiday until January 31.
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