Direct the Speaker to enforce existing rules to minimize the power of party whips over individual members of parliament.
Strengthen the role and protect the independence of parliamentary officers including the Ombudsman, the Auditor General, the Ethics Commissioner, the Information Commissioner, the Commissioner of Official Languages and the Parliamentary Budget Officer.
Set up an all-party commission to select a five-member board that will make decisions regarding Governor-in-Council appointments and select candidates for parliamentary officers.
Replace the secretive Board of Internal Economy with an independent oversight committee to review MPs’ salaries, expenses and office budgets.
Establish a public investigations office reporting to parliament to provide clearer and permanent operating rules for such investigations.