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Frustrated MPs question need for late-night House sittings, silly season descends on Hill

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NDP MP Laurin Liu, Conservative MP Tim Uppal, and NDP MP Niki Ashton,

MPs from all parties are questioning the need for extended sitting hours following a second week of the House sitting until midnight to expedite the government’s legislative agenda ahead of the summer recess.

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Frustrated MPs question need for late-night House sittings, silly season descends on Hill

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
NDP MP Laurin Liu, Conservative MP Tim Uppal, and NDP MP Niki Ashton,

MPs from all parties are questioning the need for extended sitting hours following a second week of the House sitting until midnight to expedite the government’s legislative agenda ahead of the summer recess.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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