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Into the Hurricane: Attacking Socialism and The CCF, by John Boyko, J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing Inc., 158 pp., $22.95. Blurb: "Into the Hurricane is a brilliant and refreshing account of the troubling lengths to which power elites sought to suppress the CCF's vision of a more equitable Canada. Boyko accurately reminds us why it is no coincidence that Tommy Douglas was voted the Greatest Canadian. The CCF prevailed, as the NDP does today, because it was natural voice for progressive Canadian values."–NDP Leader Jack Layton

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Recently Released Books

Into the Hurricane: Attacking Socialism and The CCF, by John Boyko, J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing Inc., 158 pp., $22.95. Blurb: "Into the Hurricane is a brilliant and refreshing account of the troubling lengths to which power elites sought to suppress the CCF's vision of a more equitable Canada. Boyko accurately reminds us why it is no coincidence that Tommy Douglas was voted the Greatest Canadian. The CCF prevailed, as the NDP does today, because it was natural voice for progressive Canadian values."–NDP Leader Jack Layton

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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