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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?"

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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