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Yummy: Tory MP Reid to host second annual apple spirits event on Hill

Conservative MP Scott Reid is hosting his second annual apple spirits event on Parliament Hill to promote Canada’s delicious cider industry. So far, eight breweries from across the country are confirmed to come and showcase their spirits on March 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The breweries are: Beer Barons, Spirit Tree, County Cider, and Pommies Dry Cider from Ontario; Le Vignoble du Clos Baillie and Domaine Antolino Brongo from Quebec; Merridale Ciderworks from British Columbia, and Ironworks Distillery from Nova Scotia. The event takes place in the Speaker’s Salon, Room 216-N Centre Block, and open to all Parliamentarians, staffers, and media.

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Yummy: Tory MP Reid to host second annual apple spirits event on Hill

Conservative MP Scott Reid is hosting his second annual apple spirits event on Parliament Hill to promote Canada’s delicious cider industry. So far, eight breweries from across the country are confirmed to come and showcase their spirits on March 27 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The breweries are: Beer Barons, Spirit Tree, County Cider, and Pommies Dry Cider from Ontario; Le Vignoble du Clos Baillie and Domaine Antolino Brongo from Quebec; Merridale Ciderworks from British Columbia, and Ironworks Distillery from Nova Scotia. The event takes place in the Speaker’s Salon, Room 216-N Centre Block, and open to all Parliamentarians, staffers, and media.

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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