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MP ethics code review, gang-related gun crime and Russia-Ukraine tensions

PROCEDURE AND HOUSE AFFAIRS kicks off its statutory five-year review of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of Parliament with a briefing from Conflict of Interest Commissioner Mario Dion before heading behind close doors to discuss unspecified “committee business.” (11 AM – 1 PM)

Also this morning: PUBLIC SAFETY members continue to explore the rise in gang-related gun crime, as well as illegal arms trafficking and gun control measures, during panel discussions with the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Winnipeg Police Association, as well as Bear Clan Patrol Inc., Native Counselling Services of Alberta and Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatawin outreach workers Mitch Bourbonniere. (11 AM – 1 PM)

Over at FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MPs will get a status update on the latest developments at the Russia-Ukraine border, as well as the “implications for peace and security” of the current situation, from senior officials from Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and National Defence. (3:30 – 5:30 PM)

ENVIRONMENT members launch a new study focused on “nuclear waste governance” with expert testimony from the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, Canadian Nuclear Association, Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Areas and Ontario Power Generation, as well as the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. (11 AM – 1 PM)

Finally, pre-budget consultations continue at FINANCE with presentations from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Canadian Taxpayers Federation, C.D. Howe Institute, Council of Canadian Innovators and Équiterre.  (3:30 – 6:30 PM)

 

Committee highlights courtesy of our friends at iPoliticsINTEL.

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