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Layton's leadership could be hurt by gun-registry vote

A divided NDP caucus could cause registry's demise when House votes on Sept. 22

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

If MPs in each of the four federal parties follow through on their stated voting intentions on Bill C-391, an act to scrap the federal long gun registry, it will be the divided NDP caucus that will cause the registry's demise, an outcome that critics say would be bad for both urban NDP MPs and Leader Jack Layton.

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Layton's leadership could be hurt by gun-registry vote

A divided NDP caucus could cause registry's demise when House votes on Sept. 22

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

If MPs in each of the four federal parties follow through on their stated voting intentions on Bill C-391, an act to scrap the federal long gun registry, it will be the divided NDP caucus that will cause the registry's demise, an outcome that critics say would be bad for both urban NDP MPs and Leader Jack Layton.

  

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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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