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Tories muscling through House legislation to clean up 'backwash' of five years of minority Parliaments

Conservative sources say once controversial legislation is passed, the government will prorogue Parliament and introduce a new Throne Speech and budget when the House resumes business in 2012.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured with Governor General David Johnston at the last throne speech reading.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The government will likely limit debate on a controversial bill it tabled Tuesday to dismantle the federal long-gun registry as it continues to muscle legislation through Parliament to clean up the “backwash” of five years of minority stalemate in the Commons, Conservatives say.

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Tories muscling through House legislation to clean up 'backwash' of five years of minority Parliaments

Conservative sources say once controversial legislation is passed, the government will prorogue Parliament and introduce a new Throne Speech and budget when the House resumes business in 2012.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured with Governor General David Johnston at the last throne speech reading.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The government will likely limit debate on a controversial bill it tabled Tuesday to dismantle the federal long-gun registry as it continues to muscle legislation through Parliament to clean up the “backwash” of five years of minority stalemate in the Commons, Conservatives say.

  

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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Manning Networking Conference 2015 - Day 1 panels March 6, 2015

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Former Conservative Cabinet minister Chuck Strahl opens up the first day of panel discussions.

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The crowd at the Manning Centre Networking conference on March 6.

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Rex Murphy

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Finance Minister Joe Oliver spoke about strengthening the confidence of taxpayers and investors.

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Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Manning Centre board member Robin Martin and Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Michael Binnion spoke about strengthening the confidence of taxpayers and investors.

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Former Conservative Cabinet minister Monte Solberg spoke on a panel about market-based environmental conservation.

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The crowd.

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Summa Strategies' Jim Armour, Preston Manning, National Post's John Ivison and the Toronto Stars' Susan Delacourt speak about the results of a new niational public opinion survey.

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National Post columnist John Ivison.

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Toronto Star reporter Susan Delacourt

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Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski speaks to Manning Centre Networking Conference attendees about energy, the environment and the economy.
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Alberta Premier Jim Prentice talks to Manning Centre Networking conference attendees about energy, the environment and the economy.

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