Here we go again.
Parliament resumes next week and it looks as if the Harper government is set to introduce another large budget implementation bill.
According to PostMedia News, the new bill will likely be introduced early in the Fall session and will include "changes to pension plans for federal employees and parliamentarians, a potential sell-off of government assets, and 'refocusing' the National Research Council to concentrate more on demand-driven research that's relevant to industry."
"The Harper government's second budget bill — much like C-38, the initial budget legislation that passed in June — is expected to include a number of contentious changes that have profound impacts on government programs and public services.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has promised the second budget bill will have "quite a bit" in it, and that "it will be another serious bill" that includes outstanding items mentioned in the budget but left out of the first piece of legislation."
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