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Canadian government must condemn Russia’s retrograde anti-gay laws at next month’s G20 summit

'We've been working hard behind the scenes, and obviously we're deeply disturbed, deeply concerned about President Putin signing this bill into law,' says Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.

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Not quiet: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has been speaking out against Russia's anti-gay legislation, and rightly so, says Tim Harper.

Sunday in Vancouver, Canadian Olympians Mercedes Nicoll and Mike Janyk marched in that city's Pride Parade.

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Canadian government must condemn Russia’s retrograde anti-gay laws at next month’s G20 summit

'We've been working hard behind the scenes, and obviously we're deeply disturbed, deeply concerned about President Putin signing this bill into law,' says Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Not quiet: Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has been speaking out against Russia's anti-gay legislation, and rightly so, says Tim Harper.

Sunday in Vancouver, Canadian Olympians Mercedes Nicoll and Mike Janyk marched in that city's Pride Parade.

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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

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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.

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

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