Hear­ings set for Uber, ed­u­ca­tion, red tape bills

Winnipeg Free Press - - NEWS -

FIVE con­tentious Con­ser­va­tive govern­ment bills go to pub­lic hear­ings the week of Oct. 23.

Two nights — Oct. 23-24 — have been set aside to hear Bill 31, which would al­low col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties to raise tu­ition fees an­nu­ally by five per cent plus in­fla­tion.

At the same time in an­other com­mit­tee room, Bill 30, al­low­ing ve­hi­cles-forhire ser­vices — such as Uber — will be heard.

The om­nibus Bill 24 re­duc­ing govern­ment red tape is sched­uled for Oct. 25-26.

Two bills will be heard Oct. 25 in one com­mit­tee room: Bill 23, elim­i­nat­ing the fresh­wa­ter fish mar­ket­ing board, and Bill 27, mak­ing changes to elec­tion laws.

All hear­ings be­gin at 6 p.m. on the sec­ond floor of the leg­is­la­ture. The hear­ings could go as late as mid­night.

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