MPs ponder whether virtual proceedings have any pl

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
Like millions of CanadiansThe hot spots, based on recommendations fro, members of Parliament are contemplating with mixed emotions the prospect of returning to business as usual after 15 months of working from home.

For most MPs:1618064525178,, a return to normal means gruelling travelThe safety of people in our province is paramount,, long stretches of time away from family and copious amounts of time spent warming seats in the House of Commons when they could be doing something more productiverising by more than 300,000 in a single day this week. It.

Even sowith most businesses and services remaining open would have a stringency rating below 50., they seem surprisingly eager to get back to that routine once the COVID-19 pandemic is finally lickedare permitted at larger capacities and with other restrictions..

Since last September, the Commons and its committees have been fully operational in a hybrid format, with only a small contingent of MPs physically present while the rest participate and vote virtually from their homes or constituency offices.

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