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House Speaker Milliken's fun and frolic at The Farm

When you get more than 200 MPs and journalists together under a big white tent with plenty of booze available, plenty of juicy gossip is bound to be the most delicious side dish. And so it was.

After spending a long day in the House of Commons, the last thing House Speaker Peter Milliken expected to find when he got home on a hot and humid evening was a group of people in his bedroom. But that was what he found last Monday night when he welcomed more than 200 Members of Parliament and members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery to The Farm, his official Gatineau Park residence at Kingsmere, for a barbecue.

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House Speaker Milliken's fun and frolic at The Farm

When you get more than 200 MPs and journalists together under a big white tent with plenty of booze available, plenty of juicy gossip is bound to be the most delicious side dish. And so it was.

After spending a long day in the House of Commons, the last thing House Speaker Peter Milliken expected to find when he got home on a hot and humid evening was a group of people in his bedroom. But that was what he found last Monday night when he welcomed more than 200 Members of Parliament and members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery to The Farm, his official Gatineau Park residence at Kingsmere, for a barbecue.

  
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