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Union disclosure bill passes despite CBA protests

Thursday, July 02, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By D’Arcy Jenish

While most of his fellow MPs were back in their ridings on June 30 and enjoying the summer recess, B.C. Conservative Russ Hiebert was stuck in Ottawa and awaiting the Senate’s third and final vote on Bill C-377, his highly contentious private member’s bill introduced in the House of Commons nearly four years ago.

The vote on C-377 was one of the final pieces of business before senators started their own summer break and the measure passed, putting Hiebert in a position to return to his...