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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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Monday, September 1, 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.

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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