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Top Conservative avoids being called to House committee after Grit MP Cotler's point of privilege dismissed

Campaign Research founder Richard Ciano also managed Government House Leader Peter Van Loan's election campaign in 2004.

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Order, please: Opposition MP say House Speaker Andrew Scheer should have recused himself from ruling on Liberal MP Irwin Cotler's point of privilege because of a conflict of interest.

PARLIAMENT HILL—House Speaker Andrew Scheer’s dismissal of Liberal MP Irwin Cotler’s complaint that he was the victim of a dirty-tricks telephone campaign in his riding meant one of the top figures in the Conservative Party of Canada avoided being called to Parliament to defend his consulting firm’s role in the affair.

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Top Conservative avoids being called to House committee after Grit MP Cotler's point of privilege dismissed

Campaign Research founder Richard Ciano also managed Government House Leader Peter Van Loan's election campaign in 2004.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Order, please: Opposition MP say House Speaker Andrew Scheer should have recused himself from ruling on Liberal MP Irwin Cotler's point of privilege because of a conflict of interest.

PARLIAMENT HILL—House Speaker Andrew Scheer’s dismissal of Liberal MP Irwin Cotler’s complaint that he was the victim of a dirty-tricks telephone campaign in his riding meant one of the top figures in the Conservative Party of Canada avoided being called to Parliament to defend his consulting firm’s role in the affair.

  

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
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.

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.

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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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