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Former Tory MP Casey lobbies for regional representation on Commons committees, poorly represented now

No Atlantic MPs on Health Committee, Commons committees should be better represented regionally, says Bill Casey.

Lobbying committees for better regional representation: Former Conservative MP Bill Casey, pictured recently on the Hill talking to CPAC’s Martin Stringer.

When former Nova Scotia Conservative-turned-Independent MP Bill Casey began lobbying for more cancer research funding in Atlantic Canada last summer, he wanted to approach MPs from the region on the House Health Committee to help him. The problem was, there weren’t any. 

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Former Tory MP Casey lobbies for regional representation on Commons committees, poorly represented now

No Atlantic MPs on Health Committee, Commons committees should be better represented regionally, says Bill Casey.

Lobbying committees for better regional representation: Former Conservative MP Bill Casey, pictured recently on the Hill talking to CPAC’s Martin Stringer.

When former Nova Scotia Conservative-turned-Independent MP Bill Casey began lobbying for more cancer research funding in Atlantic Canada last summer, he wanted to approach MPs from the region on the House Health Committee to help him. The problem was, there weren’t any. 

  

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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.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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