Morning Update: Conservatives offer to work with Liberals to fast-track foreign interference bill


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Good morning, The Conservatives are offering to help the minority Liberal government fast-track legislation to guard against foreign interference provided that the bill’s key provisions are put in place before the next federal election. The federal government unveiled legislation in early May to combat foreign interference by creating a mandatory registry for people undertaking “influence activity” in politics or government on behalf of foreign powers and giving Canada’s top spy agency more authority to combat threats. The length of time it will take to pass and implement the already long-delayed bill has been a key concern since the government introduced...