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Former Tory MP Mark blasts his party for not holding fair nominations in Manitoba riding

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Former Conservative MP Inky Mark, left, is criticizing his own party for failing to hold free and open nominations in the riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, Man. but incumbent Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is dismissing the criticism as ‘nonsense’ and questioning Mr. Mark’s motives.

A former Conservative MP is blasting his own party for failing to hold fair nomination contests across the country, citing the example of his own former riding where Conservative MP Robert Sopuck was acclaimed. The incumbent Conservative MP says the process was fair and dismisses his predecessor’s criticism as “nonsense.”  

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Former Tory MP Mark blasts his party for not holding fair nominations in Manitoba riding

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
Former Conservative MP Inky Mark, left, is criticizing his own party for failing to hold free and open nominations in the riding of Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette, Man. but incumbent Conservative MP Robert Sopuck is dismissing the criticism as ‘nonsense’ and questioning Mr. Mark’s motives.

A former Conservative MP is blasting his own party for failing to hold fair nomination contests across the country, citing the example of his own former riding where Conservative MP Robert Sopuck was acclaimed. The incumbent Conservative MP says the process was fair and dismisses his predecessor’s criticism as “nonsense.”  

  

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

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