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Oda to face grilling by two House committees

Embattled International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda will face a grilling by two separate Commons committees over claims she is in contempt of Parliament for giving different accounts about a document that rejected departmental support for a $7-million federal grant to human-rights group Kairos.

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House probes: Opposition MPs say Prime Minister Stephen Harper compelled CIDA Minister Bev Oda, pictured above in this file photo, to reject funding, but Ms. Oda has not responded to that allegation and hasn't defended herself in the House of Commons.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Embattled International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda will face a grilling by two separate Commons committees over claims she is in contempt of Parliament for giving different accounts about a document that overturned departmental support for a $7-million federal grant to human-rights group Kairos.

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Oda to face grilling by two House committees

Embattled International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda will face a grilling by two separate Commons committees over claims she is in contempt of Parliament for giving different accounts about a document that rejected departmental support for a $7-million federal grant to human-rights group Kairos.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
House probes: Opposition MPs say Prime Minister Stephen Harper compelled CIDA Minister Bev Oda, pictured above in this file photo, to reject funding, but Ms. Oda has not responded to that allegation and hasn't defended herself in the House of Commons.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Embattled International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda will face a grilling by two separate Commons committees over claims she is in contempt of Parliament for giving different accounts about a document that overturned departmental support for a $7-million federal grant to human-rights group Kairos.

  

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Monday, September 1, 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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