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Jaimie Anderson Parliamentary Internship fundraising bash clears $200,000

By Rachel Aiello      

Ministers, PMO staff, top lobbyists, and big name journalists filled Wakefield's Black Sheep Inn for the phones-down, plaid-on party.

Back after a hiatus for the 2015 election, the crowd at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield, Que. included a number of new faces in the sold out, 250-person crowd. The $200-a head shindig is well known for its off-the-cuff dress code of plaid shirts, cowboy hats and boots, as well as country music performances from politicians of all stripes. The Hill Times Photo by Jake Wright

WAKEFIELD, QUE.—The fifth instalment of one of the biggest fundraising events of the year went down at the Black Sheep Inn, in Wakefield, Que. on the evening of Sept. 29, and thanks to the crowd of Hill heavyweights, and more than 50 sponsors, it was able to raise more than $200,000 for the annual parliamentary internship in honour of the late Hill staffer Jaimie Anderson, who died of cancer on Jan. 16, 2010. Back after a hiatus for

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