Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:25 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:25 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 3:25 PM ET

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P08 - (Toronto-Council-Trudeau) WINNIPEG. x-18s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's disappointed the Ontario government will resort to the Constitution's notwithstanding clause to forge ahead with plans to cut the size of Toronto city council. But Trudeau told a Winnipeg news conference he won't provide an opinion about the size of Toronto's government. ("..that underpin it.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The notwithstanding clause gives provincial legislatures or Parliament the ability to usher in legislation that effectively overrides provisions of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but only for a five-year period.

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P09 - (Toronto-Council-Trudeau) WINNIPEG. x-19s. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's disappointed the Ontario government will resort to the Constitution's notwithstanding clause to forge ahead with plans to cut the size of Toronto city council. …

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