Barring any major surprises, we have a pretty good idea about what's going to be in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday afternoon.
Thanks to media leaks and to public statements by government we can expect the Harper government to introduce some consumer-friendly measures over the next couple of years: A reduction on tariffs, an airline passenger bill of rights, regulations to force cable companies to allow consumers to select specific television channels rather than paying for bundles and a cap on cell phone roaming fees.
And, of course — this being the Conservatives — the throne speech will include many references to jobs and the economy.
While the Tories will want all that to be the focus of the next parliamentary session, the opposition parties have other ideas.
They're ready to rail against the government on ethics and transparency.
They have plenty ammo. Not the least of which is the ongoing senate expense scandalRead More »from Opposition set to attack Tories on Senate expense scandals as Parliament resumes