The Liberal government is proposing a compromise over a long-running dispute with opposition parties over the disclosure of documents related to the?firing of two scientists?at Canada’s highest-security laboratorydeemed as high-risk for COVID-19.
Government House leader Mark Holland proposed Thursday that a special ad hoc committee of MPs from all parties be allowed to view both the redacted and unredacted documents. Non-partisan government officials would advise if some sensitive information should be redacted:1620041926748,.
In the event of a disagreement over what should be made public, a panel of independent arbiters, made up of three former senior judges agreed upon by all parties, would decide how the information could be made public without compromising national security, national defence?or international relationsseomodifieddate.
The panel’s decisions would be binding and could include the full or partial release of documents or writing summaries of sensitive materials plant in Kalamazoo, Mich., afte.