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Flaherty’s dead-in-the-water budget gets thumbs down from opposition parties, Tories could be defeated this week, political drama heightens on Parliament Hill

 The stage is set for a dramatic confidence vote to defeat the government Friday after NDP Leader Jack Layton’s snap decision to join the other opposition leaders and oppose the federal budget. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
That's quite a scrum: NDP Leader Jack Layton, pictured yesterday at 4:35 p.m. in a scrum shortly after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty released his budget.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The stage is set for a dramatic confidence vote to defeat the government Friday after NDP Leader Jack Layton’s snap decision to join the other opposition leaders and oppose the federal budget.

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Flaherty’s dead-in-the-water budget gets thumbs down from opposition parties, Tories could be defeated this week, political drama heightens on Parliament Hill

 The stage is set for a dramatic confidence vote to defeat the government Friday after NDP Leader Jack Layton’s snap decision to join the other opposition leaders and oppose the federal budget. 

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
That's quite a scrum: NDP Leader Jack Layton, pictured yesterday at 4:35 p.m. in a scrum shortly after Finance Minister Jim Flaherty released his budget.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The stage is set for a dramatic confidence vote to defeat the government Friday after NDP Leader Jack Layton’s snap decision to join the other opposition leaders and oppose the federal budget.

  

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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