March 16, 2023 — Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton)— That the House reaffirm the position of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs on the necessity and mechanics of a national public inquiry on the matter of foreign election interference, expressed in its 25th report, presented to the House on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, and call upon the government to begin consultations among the recognized parties within 24 hours of the adoption of this motion with a view to launch a national public inquiry before the end of March 2023. Notice also received from: Mr. Barrett (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes), Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), Ms. Dancho (Kildonan—St. Paul), Ms. Lantsman (Thornhill), Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) and Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable) — March 16, 2023
Will the Conservative foreign interference motion be a confidence vote? Liberals 'having ongoing discussions' — CTV News
In an effort to keep the foreign interference story at the forefront, and to do an apparent end run around the Liberal filibuster blocking one study from going ahead, the Conservatives forced the House to spend Monday debating a motion instructing an opposition-dominated House committee to...
Monday is a Conservative opposition day in the House of Commons, allowing the Official Opposition to set the agenda, and Poilievre has picked a motion that, if passed, would have the House of Commons Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee embark on a fresh foreign interference study.
The motion also contains clear instructions that the committee—chaired by Conservative MP John Brassard— call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff Katie Telford to testify under oath, followed by numerous other officials and players believed to have insight surrounding allegations of interference by China in last two federal elections.