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NGOs nominating winners of Queen's Jubilee medal favourable to Conservative government, say opposition MPs

PARLIAMENT HILL—Opposition MPs say the list of 76 private-sector volunteer and professional groups approved to nominate candidates for the Queen’s Diamond Anniversary medals this year has Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s “fingerprints on everything.”

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NGOs nominating winners of Queen's Jubilee medal favourable to Conservative government, say opposition MPs

'They are picking and choosing their buddies, or their cheerleaders,' says Liberal MP Mark Eyking.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Opposition MPs say the list of 76 private-sector volunteer and professional groups approved to nominate candidates for the Queen’s Diamond Anniversary medals this year has Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s “fingerprints on everything.”

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
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.

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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