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Government 'proud' of PBO, says Conservative MP Poilievre

Re: "PM Harper wanted Parliamentary budget officer Page, but he didn't expect a renegade," (The Hill Times, May 28, p. 1). The Hill Times' recent feature on the Parliamentary budget officer contained some errors, and I wish to correct the record. The article appeared to question whether or not the law intended for the PBO to directly report to the Speakers and the Parliamentary librarian. This appears to be clear to the PBO himself, Kevin Page, who testified in front of the House Public Accounts Committee that "I report to the Speakers of the House and the Senate and to (the Parliamentary librarian)." If it's clear to Mr. Page, then it should have been clear to everyone.

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Government 'proud' of PBO, says Conservative MP Poilievre

Re: "PM Harper wanted Parliamentary budget officer Page, but he didn't expect a renegade," (The Hill Times, May 28, p. 1). The Hill Times' recent feature on the Parliamentary budget officer contained some errors, and I wish to correct the record. The article appeared to question whether or not the law intended for the PBO to directly report to the Speakers and the Parliamentary librarian. This appears to be clear to the PBO himself, Kevin Page, who testified in front of the House Public Accounts Committee that "I report to the Speakers of the House and the Senate and to (the Parliamentary librarian)." If it's clear to Mr. Page, then it should have been clear to everyone.

  

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

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

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