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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, December 31, 1969
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
World Press Photo 15 exhibit premiere at the Canadian War Museum, July 22 July 24, 2015

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A woman takes in the third prize for contemporary issues single photos by Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani. His series is called 'Waria: Being a Different Muslim.'
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Cees Cole, Netherlands ambassador to Canada.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums.
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World Press Photo representative Noortje Gorter.
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Photographer Chris Roussakis, Hill Times reporter Rachel Aiello, photographer Cynthia Münster and Hill Times online editor Bea Vongdouangchanh.
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The music from these two string musicians flowed through the gallery all evening.
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Jeanine DeVos taking in the exhibit.
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Mark O’Neill, president and CEO at the Canadian War and History museums, with Silvie Morel.
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Cynthia and Yves Bled.

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