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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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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK's 'A Taste of the Arctic' shindig on April 7, Ottawa, photographs by Cynthia Münster April 14, 2014

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A happy crowd at ITK's 'Taste of Arctic' at the NAC gathers for a picture. The annual event, held in Ottawa by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is meant showcase Inuit culture. Some 350 attend the party, including a number of MPs, Senators, Cabinet minister, lobbyists and journalists.
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National Inuit Leader and ITK President Terry Audla shows off his seal vest to Employment Minister Jason Kenney.
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Environics' Meredith Taylor and Greg MacEachern with ITK's Stephen Hendrie.
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay, his son Kian, and ITK president Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla and Abbas Rana, assistant deputy editor at The Hill Times and Party Central columnist.
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Labour Minister Kellie Leitch, ITK President Terry Audla, Laureen Harper, and local Ottawa photographer Michelle Valberg.
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ITK President Terry Audla and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.
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A platter of smoked fish.
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Conservative MP Colin Carrie.
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Seal hash martinis.
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NDP MP Dennis Bevington, who represents the Western Arctic, N.W.T., and Chris Farris.
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ITK President and National Inuit Leader Terry Audla.
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Beatrice Dear entertains the crowd.

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