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NDP MP Mulcair says it's 'highly unlikely' NDP will support budget unless tax cuts cancelled

Pollster Frank Graves says 'it's gone from a phony war to a real war.' But Conservative Geoff Norquay says he believes the government will avoid an election, without having to cancel the corporate tax cuts.

 

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Budget and election: NDP MP Thomas Mulcair that it's 'highly unlikely' the NDP will vote for corporate tax cuts in the next budget.

PARLIAMENT  HILL—The NDP has taken a stunning new position on $6-billion in scheduled corporate tax cuts that could force a spring election over the government’s March budget.

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NDP MP Mulcair says it's 'highly unlikely' NDP will support budget unless tax cuts cancelled

Pollster Frank Graves says 'it's gone from a phony war to a real war.' But Conservative Geoff Norquay says he believes the government will avoid an election, without having to cancel the corporate tax cuts.

 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Budget and election: NDP MP Thomas Mulcair that it's 'highly unlikely' the NDP will vote for corporate tax cuts in the next budget.

PARLIAMENT  HILL—The NDP has taken a stunning new position on $6-billion in scheduled corporate tax cuts that could force a spring election over the government’s March budget.

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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