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Dear Mr. Prime Minister, please prorogue Parliament promptly

Who's on first, who's on second, who's on third, and our embarrassing opposition parties in the House

A funny thing happened to me while I was watching Question Period last week. Listening to the debate, I realized that we actually don't have any economic concerns in Canada any longer, that medicare is now a problem of the past, that the safety of our borders is not an issue since the frontline workers wear life vests, and that the softwood lumber from British Columbia now flows freely to the south of the border with no surtax.

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Dear Mr. Prime Minister, please prorogue Parliament promptly

Who's on first, who's on second, who's on third, and our embarrassing opposition parties in the House

A funny thing happened to me while I was watching Question Period last week. Listening to the debate, I realized that we actually don't have any economic concerns in Canada any longer, that medicare is now a problem of the past, that the safety of our borders is not an issue since the frontline workers wear life vests, and that the softwood lumber from British Columbia now flows freely to the south of the border with no surtax.

  

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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