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Not a Liberal fan: HT reader

It is no wonder that people have no faith in government and politicians, when our most senior elected politician can stand up on camera and lie to people, lie about other people and not see anything wrong with this. I think that Paul Martin stating in the leaders' debate that a government that doesn't keep its promises should be defeated is laughable. I wonder if, when Martin said this, he was considering the GST, the Kyoto implementation, or even improved Canada-U.S. relations, just to name a few. Yet the Liberals still would have us believe that a government that does not keep its promises should be defeated. Well, in this, I agree with Martin: His government ought to be defeated and I hope all Canadians will vote for a new and bright future and against the corruption and entitlement of the Liberal past.

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Not a Liberal fan: HT reader

It is no wonder that people have no faith in government and politicians, when our most senior elected politician can stand up on camera and lie to people, lie about other people and not see anything wrong with this. I think that Paul Martin stating in the leaders' debate that a government that doesn't keep its promises should be defeated is laughable. I wonder if, when Martin said this, he was considering the GST, the Kyoto implementation, or even improved Canada-U.S. relations, just to name a few. Yet the Liberals still would have us believe that a government that does not keep its promises should be defeated. Well, in this, I agree with Martin: His government ought to be defeated and I hope all Canadians will vote for a new and bright future and against the corruption and entitlement of the Liberal past.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Sunday, October 26, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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