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Senate vacancies rising, but Conservatives say Upper Chamber work unaffected

The last Senate appointment that Prime Minister Stephen Harper made was in March 2013 when he named Alberta Conservative Senator Scott Tannas to the Red Chamber.

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The Upper Chamber will have 14 Senate vacancies this fall, but Conservative Senators say the Senate’s legislative and committee work won’t be affected. 

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Senate vacancies rising, but Conservatives say Upper Chamber work unaffected

The last Senate appointment that Prime Minister Stephen Harper made was in March 2013 when he named Alberta Conservative Senator Scott Tannas to the Red Chamber.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The Upper Chamber will have 14 Senate vacancies this fall, but Conservative Senators say the Senate’s legislative and committee work won’t be affected. 

  

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
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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.

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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