National Newswatch

Senate leaders are laying blame on each other after a motion to create two committees to oversee the government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis was shut down in the Chamber on March 25.

Senators voted not to allow the introduction of a motion by Independent Senators Group Leader Yuen Pau Woo (British Columbia) that, if introduced and voted through, would have set up the Senate’s Finance and Social Affairs committees and assigned them to study the government’s response to the pandemic.

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