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Hill staffers Outhouse, Kennedy use Commons break to help build houses in Honduras with Habitat for Humanity

Photograph courtesy Steve Outhouse
Hill staffers help out: Steve Outhouse, far left front row, who works for Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, spent a week in Honduras with Habitat for Humanity building houses. His friend, Jeff Kennedy, who works for Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield, is second from left in back row. Mr. Outhouse said it was an ‘eye-opening experience’ to see the poverty.

The House was recessed for six weeks, but instead of taking time off for a little fun, Steve Outhouse, communications director and acting chief of staff to Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, spent a week building houses in Honduras. 

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Hill staffers Outhouse, Kennedy use Commons break to help build houses in Honduras with Habitat for Humanity

Photograph courtesy Steve Outhouse
Hill staffers help out: Steve Outhouse, far left front row, who works for Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, spent a week in Honduras with Habitat for Humanity building houses. His friend, Jeff Kennedy, who works for Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield, is second from left in back row. Mr. Outhouse said it was an ‘eye-opening experience’ to see the poverty.

The House was recessed for six weeks, but instead of taking time off for a little fun, Steve Outhouse, communications director and acting chief of staff to Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq, spent a week building houses in Honduras. 

  

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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