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MPs back in town, expect 'unruly and surly' House

Libs to table non-confidence motion on Sept. 30 or Oct. 1, but say the government wants to trigger an election. Tories say Liberals are to blame.

Photographs by Cynthia Münster, The Hill Times

Climate change, Canada-U.S. relations, the coming pandemic flu, the medical isotopes shortage, crime and justice, immigration, protecting Canadians abroad, Employment Insurance and the economy will be the top House issues this week after an 11-week summer break, but political insiders expect a raucous and unruly session because of a possible fall election.

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MPs back in town, expect 'unruly and surly' House

Libs to table non-confidence motion on Sept. 30 or Oct. 1, but say the government wants to trigger an election. Tories say Liberals are to blame.

Photographs by Cynthia Münster, The Hill Times

Climate change, Canada-U.S. relations, the coming pandemic flu, the medical isotopes shortage, crime and justice, immigration, protecting Canadians abroad, Employment Insurance and the economy will be the top House issues this week after an 11-week summer break, but political insiders expect a raucous and unruly session because of a possible fall election.

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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