The value was just below the $25,000 threshold requiring public notice to other bidders
Lobbying for contracts must be disclosed under federal law
“Could the Minister advise the House when Jeff Bezos took out Canadian citizenship?”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the motion, which failed in a 295-32 vote, a "political stunt."
Cabinet on Wednesday served notice it will introduce a bill retroactively voiding claims by returning travelers under quarantine
Farmers’ carbon tax costs will total at least $235 million nationwide over five years
The exchange was never reported to the Commissioner of Lobbying though federal law restricts undisclosed favour-seeking under threat of six months’ jail.
Since those targets were announced, cabinet has approved more than $12 billion in new spending
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other cabinet ministers didn't attend the vote
Lobbyists included a former aide to a Liberal MP, and the ex-president of a Liberal Party riding association who sought millions in contracts.