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Libs and false pretenses

Re: the letter to the editor, "Sgro vindicated, so where are Conservative apologies?" (The Hill Times, May 16). In response to John Anderson's comments about Stephen Harper and the scenario that he describes in his comments: "Assuming that they have by that time succeeded in forcing an election and then forming a government, would Harper and Co. then be willing to apologize and give up power on the basis that power was obtained under false pretences?" Isn't that how the Liberal Party has remained in power all these years? "Under false pretenses?"

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Libs and false pretenses

Re: the letter to the editor, "Sgro vindicated, so where are Conservative apologies?" (The Hill Times, May 16). In response to John Anderson's comments about Stephen Harper and the scenario that he describes in his comments: "Assuming that they have by that time succeeded in forcing an election and then forming a government, would Harper and Co. then be willing to apologize and give up power on the basis that power was obtained under false pretences?" Isn't that how the Liberal Party has remained in power all these years? "Under false pretenses?"

  

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Monday, March 2, 2015
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Bloomberg's Theo Argitis and PMO chief of staff Ray Novak.
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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