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Parliament didn't need to be shut down for pre-budget consultations, say experts

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Tory MPs consult and do politics on next federal budget.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Tory MPs are conducting pre-budget consultations in January and February during Parliament's prorogation, but Parliament didn't need to be shut down for it, say experts.

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Parliament didn't need to be shut down for pre-budget consultations, say experts

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Tory MPs consult and do politics on next federal budget.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and Tory MPs are conducting pre-budget consultations in January and February during Parliament's prorogation, but Parliament didn't need to be shut down for it, say experts.

  

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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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