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Can Stronach inject new life into flagging democratic reform agenda?

Democratic Renewal Minister Belinda Stronach's new opposition counterparts are pessimistic that she can deliver. NDP's Ed Broadbent says he's 'frankly disappointed' she's taken over the file.

New Liberal minister Belinda Stronach said after her first Cabinet meeting that she would have never accepted a seat around the Cabinet table if she had not been given responsibility over democratic renewal, in addition to her main job as minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

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Can Stronach inject new life into flagging democratic reform agenda?

Democratic Renewal Minister Belinda Stronach's new opposition counterparts are pessimistic that she can deliver. NDP's Ed Broadbent says he's 'frankly disappointed' she's taken over the file.

New Liberal minister Belinda Stronach said after her first Cabinet meeting that she would have never accepted a seat around the Cabinet table if she had not been given responsibility over democratic renewal, in addition to her main job as minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

  

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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