Partisan bickering….

Partisan bickering….

OTTAWA—The House of Commons has backed a backbench MP’s bid to have the government work to end veterans homelessness after days of partisan bickering over the fate of the private motion.

The motion from Ontario Liberal MP Neil Ellis asks his own government to craft a plan to end veterans homelessness by 2025, in part by creating a subsidy similar to one in the United States that’s credited with helping to cut in half the number of homeless American veterans.

Debate on the motion ended Tuesday with the Liberals blaming the Opposition Conservatives for not agreeing to an immediate vote, likely leaving the motion to die when the next election is called.

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