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Fur flies between MPs, Senators as AG’s Upper Chamber audit rages on

Senators may be undergoing the toughest-ever spending probe in the Senate’s history, but MPs say over on the House side they don’t need to be audited by Canada’s auditor general, causing a war of words between the two Houses over the sensitive issue.

Liberal Senator Percy Downe, left, and NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen. Sen. Downe says the House should also be regularly audited by the AG, but Mr. Cullen says the Senator is trying to deflect attention away from the Senate. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

 

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Fur flies between MPs, Senators as AG’s Upper Chamber audit rages on

Senators may be undergoing the toughest-ever spending probe in the Senate’s history, but MPs say over on the House side they don’t need to be audited by Canada’s auditor general, causing a war of words between the two Houses over the sensitive issue.

Liberal Senator Percy Downe, left, and NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen. Sen. Downe says the House should also be regularly audited by the AG, but Mr. Cullen says the Senator is trying to deflect attention away from the Senate. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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

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