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Liberal MP introduces bill on mercury recycling, Niki Ashton heads south to campaign for Bernie Sanders

By Marco Vigliotti      
Liberal MP Darren Fisher signs his private member's bill calling on the federal environment minister to work with provincial and territorial governments, environmental groups, and industry to develop and implement a national strategy to ensure mercury containing lamps are safely disposed. Photo courtesy of the office of Darren Fisher

Liberal MP Darren Fisher is crediting the inspiration for his first private member's bill to a visit he took to a Halifax recycling plant in 2012. Then a member of Halifax Regional Municipality council, Mr. Fisher (Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, N.S.) saw the boundaries of his riding altered to include the Burnside Industrial Park in the east end community of Dartmouth, prompting him to pay a visit to some of the hundreds of business that call it home. He soon stumbled upon Dan-x

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