FILIBUSTER FIZZLES AFTER 20 HOURS

Mar 23, 2018

By Michael Kramer

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A Parliamentary sleepover’s come to an end.

Drowsy members pulled an all-nighter…spending over 20 hours voting on hundreds of minor motions – in a procedural stunt aimed at trying to make the government give details – about how a convicted attempted murderer got into a Justin Trudeau event in India.

The Opposition demanded that the prime minsiter’s national security adviser testify at a committee about the prime minister’s trouble-plagued trip last month – but the Liberals voted down the motion.

Daniel Jean had suggested to reporters that factions in the Indian government had sabotaged the prime minister’s visit – by allowing former Sikh separatist Jaspal Atwal to attend an event.

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