Between votes, the deputies occupy themselves as best they can. Liberal Minister Patty Hajdu was seen knitting while another MP had his pillow to rest on. A Conservative MP was cleaning the glasses of her colleagues who, at some point during the night, ate food from McDonald's.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that the Conservatives were playing theater and that Liberal MPs were happy to work late.
Some like Karina Gould have less of pleasure. The Liberal MP deplores the fact that the Conservatives rejected her motion proposing the adjournment of the debates at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday so that they could resume at 7 a.m. on Friday morning.
I'm eight and a half months pregnant, so I'm going to be there to stand up for my fellow citizens, but the Conservatives had the opportunity to support the health of MPs and everyone who works here , she said.
The abolition of the carbon tax for all types of residential heating is one of the major objectives of Mr. Poilievre, who regularly promises to eliminate the tax at conservative rallies across the country.
In October, Mr. Trudeau announced that the Oil heating will be exempt for three years from carbon pricing, while users can switch to electric heat pumps.