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Five TPC lobbyists under investigation: Lobbyist Registrar

An audit last week revealed the Technology Partnerships Canada program has been hit with another $3.3-million in contingency fees and the government seeks repayment of the money.

The federal government is investigating five lobbyists who earned more than $3-million in controversial contingency fee payments while lobbying the government for funding agreements under the Technology Partnerships Canada program, The Hill Times has learned.

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Five TPC lobbyists under investigation: Lobbyist Registrar

An audit last week revealed the Technology Partnerships Canada program has been hit with another $3.3-million in contingency fees and the government seeks repayment of the money.

The federal government is investigating five lobbyists who earned more than $3-million in controversial contingency fee payments while lobbying the government for funding agreements under the Technology Partnerships Canada program, The Hill Times has learned.

  

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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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