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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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Saturday, February 28, 2015
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