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Massive omnibus budget bill shakes up Parliament

Opposition Senators warn government they're serious, 'it's the wrong way to do a budget bill.'

The political showdown over the government's sweeping 900-page omnibus budget bill will come to a Senate vote Monday or Tuesday and depending on the outcome, the House could be recalled to get the minority governing Conservatives' controversial bill through Parliament.

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Massive omnibus budget bill shakes up Parliament

Opposition Senators warn government they're serious, 'it's the wrong way to do a budget bill.'

The political showdown over the government's sweeping 900-page omnibus budget bill will come to a Senate vote Monday or Tuesday and depending on the outcome, the House could be recalled to get the minority governing Conservatives' controversial bill through Parliament.

  

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Wednesday, August 20, 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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