Conservative MP tables bill to repeal sections of the Indian Act

Saskatchewan Conservative MP Rob Clarke introduced a private member’s bill Monday that, if passed, would increase the power of bands to pass bylaws, repeal sections of the Indian Act dealing with residential schools, the governing of wills and that barred First Nations in the prairies from freely selling agricultural products.


Gun registry dodges 151 bullets

The federal gun registry will live to face a different vote on another day after MPs on Wednesday evening narrowly passed a motion to quash a Conservative bill aimed at killing the gun registry.