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Conservatives on House Public Accounts Committee striking out references to PBO testimony in draft report on F-35s

'They're writing him out of the report,' The Hill Times was told, but Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, who sits on the committee, says he can't comment on what happens at in camera meetings.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, left, pictured at a Senate committee hearing.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Government MPs on a Commons committee that probed the auditor general’s critical report of the government’s F-35 stealth fighter jet acquisition have been striking references to testimony from Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page out of a draft report from its hearings, The Hill Times has learned.

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Conservatives on House Public Accounts Committee striking out references to PBO testimony in draft report on F-35s

'They're writing him out of the report,' The Hill Times was told, but Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, who sits on the committee, says he can't comment on what happens at in camera meetings.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page, left, pictured at a Senate committee hearing.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Government MPs on a Commons committee that probed the auditor general’s critical report of the government’s F-35 stealth fighter jet acquisition have been striking references to testimony from Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page out of a draft report from its hearings, The Hill Times has learned.

  

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE