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Feds trying to gut Fisheries Act under the radar, say two former federal Conservative fisheries ministers

John Fraser and Tom Siddon slam Conservatives on Bill C-38.

Photographs by Jake Wright, and The Hill Times files
Budget bill: Tom Siddon, John Fraser, Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield and Conservative MP John Weston. Mr. Fraser and Mr. Siddon are critical of the government's omnibus bill and say it will gut the Fisheries Act.

Two former federal Conservative fisheries ministers and a former Conservative MP say the government’s massive omnibus Budget Implementation Act should be split up and accuse the government of trying to gut the Fisheries Act under the radar. 

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Feds trying to gut Fisheries Act under the radar, say two former federal Conservative fisheries ministers

John Fraser and Tom Siddon slam Conservatives on Bill C-38.

Photographs by Jake Wright, and The Hill Times files
Budget bill: Tom Siddon, John Fraser, Fisheries Minister Keith Ashfield and Conservative MP John Weston. Mr. Fraser and Mr. Siddon are critical of the government's omnibus bill and say it will gut the Fisheries Act.

Two former federal Conservative fisheries ministers and a former Conservative MP say the government’s massive omnibus Budget Implementation Act should be split up and accuse the government of trying to gut the Fisheries Act under the radar. 

  

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Sunday, April 26, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

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The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
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The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
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Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
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Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
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Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
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Conservative MP Dean Allison.
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Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
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International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
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House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
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Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
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Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
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Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
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Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
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Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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