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Goldring accuses Conservatives of manipulating members’ statements to embarrass him, Tories deny it

But Independent Conservative Peter Goldring says he is benefiting from the freedom of sitting without a caucus. And he’s not running again.

Independent Conservative MP Peter Goldring, right, pictured with Transport Minister Denis Lebel when he was still a Conservative MP. Mr. Goldring has been sitting as an Independent Conservative for a year and says he’s more free to serve his constituents.

After almost a year of sitting as an Independent Conservative MP and fighting the charge of refusing to take a breathalyzer test when asked by police a year ago, Alberta MP Peter Goldring says he’s more free to serve his constituents than ever, but also says he’s feeling the cold shoulder from his former Conservative caucus colleagues. 

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Goldring accuses Conservatives of manipulating members’ statements to embarrass him, Tories deny it

But Independent Conservative Peter Goldring says he is benefiting from the freedom of sitting without a caucus. And he’s not running again.

Independent Conservative MP Peter Goldring, right, pictured with Transport Minister Denis Lebel when he was still a Conservative MP. Mr. Goldring has been sitting as an Independent Conservative for a year and says he’s more free to serve his constituents.

After almost a year of sitting as an Independent Conservative MP and fighting the charge of refusing to take a breathalyzer test when asked by police a year ago, Alberta MP Peter Goldring says he’s more free to serve his constituents than ever, but also says he’s feeling the cold shoulder from his former Conservative caucus colleagues. 

  

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Trudeau advisers Gerald Butts, left, Robert Asselin, Ekos pollster Frank Graves, Postmedia News' Stephen Maher, consultant Andrew Balfour and National Post's John Ivison.

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CTV's Mercedes Stephenson and Rob Rosenfeld of the U15-Group of Canadian Research Universities.

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Finance Minister and man of the hour, Joe Oliver, arriving in his New Balance sneakers.

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Health Minister Rona Ambrose's Director of Communications Cailin Rogers and Policy Director Trina Morisette with Greenbridge's Sheefra Brisbin.

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Joseph Finkle, consultant at National Public Relations, and Navigator Consultant Will Stewart.

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House Speaker Andrew Scheer and his chief of staff Kenzie Potter.

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Greenbridge's Patrick Dion and Sheefra Brisbin.

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Finance Canada Economist Heather Kay, Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Mary-Anne Carter, Gillian Frackelton, special assistant to Vicki Heyman, Kristina Martin of Capital Comms Group, and Bluesky Strategies' Shannon Donnelly.

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Liberal speechwriter Colin Horgan and Global's Laura Stone.

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Deputy Chief of Staff in the PMO Howard Anglin.

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Treasury Board President Tony Clement.

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Liberal Senator Dennis Dawson.

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Nanos Principal and Strategist Greg Weston.

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RX&D Lobbyist Sarah Douglas and The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello and Bea Vongdouangchanh.

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