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iPolitics AM: Bloc MPs to push for $110 boost to seniors benefits – iPolitics

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202151 Views

Feb 25, 2021

After coming under sustained social media outrage for voting against a New Democrat-initiated private members’ bill that, as per its supporters, would have taken the first step towards establishing universal pharmacare in Canada, the minority Liberals will have to navigate a second round of potentially politically precarious House debate today, courtesy of a Bloc Québécois motion calling on the government to include a $110-per-month boost to Old Age Security benefits in the upcoming budget.

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet will hold a pre-sitting press briefing to outline his party’s proposal — which, it’s worth noting, would not be legally binding on the government even if adopted as the official position of the House, but could nevertheless put the Liberal caucus in a distinctly awkward position when it goes to a vote next month.  (10 AM)

Read More: https://ipolitics.ca/2021/02/25/ipolitics-am-bloc-pitch-110-boost-to-monthly-old-age-benefits-during-full-day-house-debate/

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