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NDP vows legal fight, will deny early summer break over BOIE ruling

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NDP leader Tom Mulcair, pictured in this file photo, said the NDP would fight the Board of Internal Economy's ruling on party mailings in Federal Court.

PARLIAMENT HILL – The NDP is on a collision course with Conservatives who dominate the secretive board of MPs governing Commons spending over the repayment of $1.17-million in mailing costs for NDP flyers. The board ruled Wednesday that the mailings were ineligible for free MP mailing privileges on the grounds they were prepared and distributed to “advance electoral purposes.”

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NDP vows legal fight, will deny early summer break over BOIE ruling

Hill Times photo by Jake Wright
NDP leader Tom Mulcair, pictured in this file photo, said the NDP would fight the Board of Internal Economy's ruling on party mailings in Federal Court.

PARLIAMENT HILL – The NDP is on a collision course with Conservatives who dominate the secretive board of MPs governing Commons spending over the repayment of $1.17-million in mailing costs for NDP flyers. The board ruled Wednesday that the mailings were ineligible for free MP mailing privileges on the grounds they were prepared and distributed to “advance electoral purposes.”

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 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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