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Political scandals could damage Canada's international reputation, says NDP MP Martin

NDP MP Pat Martin says the sensational revelations coming out of the sponsorship scandal and the recent controversy surrounding Conservative MP Gurmant Grewal, the Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Tim Murphy and federal Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh (Vancouver South, B.C.) and Mr. Grewal's claim that senior Liberals tried to buy him off before the crucial confidence vote in the House on May 19, have affected the general credibility of Canadian politicians and will likely damage Canada's reputation internationally.

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Political scandals could damage Canada's international reputation, says NDP MP Martin

NDP MP Pat Martin says the sensational revelations coming out of the sponsorship scandal and the recent controversy surrounding Conservative MP Gurmant Grewal, the Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Tim Murphy and federal Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh (Vancouver South, B.C.) and Mr. Grewal's claim that senior Liberals tried to buy him off before the crucial confidence vote in the House on May 19, have affected the general credibility of Canadian politicians and will likely damage Canada's reputation internationally.

  

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK's 'A Taste of the Arctic' shindig on April 7, Ottawa, photographs by Cynthia Münster April 14, 2014

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A happy crowd at ITK's 'Taste of Arctic' at the NAC gathers for a picture. The annual event, held in Ottawa by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, is meant showcase Inuit culture. Some 350 attend the party, including a number of MPs, Senators, Cabinet minister, lobbyists and journalists.
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National Inuit Leader and ITK President Terry Audla shows off his seal vest to Employment Minister Jason Kenney.
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Environics' Meredith Taylor and Greg MacEachern with ITK's Stephen Hendrie.
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Justice Minister Peter MacKay, his son Kian, and ITK president Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla and Abbas Rana, assistant deputy editor at The Hill Times and Party Central columnist.
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Labour Minister Kellie Leitch, ITK President Terry Audla, Laureen Harper, and local Ottawa photographer Michelle Valberg.
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ITK President Terry Audla and Labour Minister Kellie Leitch.
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A platter of smoked fish.
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Conservative MP Colin Carrie.
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Seal hash martinis.
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NDP MP Dennis Bevington, who represents the Western Arctic, N.W.T., and Chris Farris.
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ITK President and National Inuit Leader Terry Audla.
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Beatrice Dear entertains the crowd.

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