house sitting

Take one glance at the Gothic architecture of Parliament Hill and it may seem like you have time-travelled back to 1867. The way in which the government conducts business—along with some “elder” members of Parliament (MPs)—may further convince you that this institution is a relic of the past.

But the proposed changes to the political system have been lost in the commotion of an unusually exciting political scene over the holidays, including developments in the F-35 program and the Idle No More movement.

Question Period on Friday is the only place outside of kindergarten and birthday parties where playing musical chairs is acceptable. This isn’t something you would notice if you’re watching it on TV, unless you’re really observant. MPs have become skilled in front of the camera.

The Conservatives brought up the issue that MP pensions should be reduced in line with other public service employees, but there was one catch. This issue was placed within the omnibus budget bill 2.0, named the Jobs and Growth Act.

Many students in Canada were trying to make enough money to sustain themselves throughout an eight-month period of studies, but, for the most part, the jobs were not there.