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Fall vote could be triggered

Grits to do 'everything humanly possible' to avoid early election

The governing Conservatives could take a gamble and pull the trigger on their minority government this fall over the softwood lumber deal, but political insiders are buzzing about all the scenarios involved on how to pull it off successfully or not.

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Fall vote could be triggered

Grits to do 'everything humanly possible' to avoid early election

The governing Conservatives could take a gamble and pull the trigger on their minority government this fall over the softwood lumber deal, but political insiders are buzzing about all the scenarios involved on how to pull it off successfully or not.

  

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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.

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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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