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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.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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

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

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