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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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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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