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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.

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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