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National Citizens Coalition 'never has, never will' work for Conservative Party, says Coleman

'What the country needs is a Liberal Party with a leader that can present an alternative to the Conservatives. Having a leader like Bob Rae who believes in big government to the max is not what the Liberal Party needs,' NCC president Peter Coleman tells The Hill Times.

Photograph courtesy National Citizens Coalition Youtube video
The National Citizens Coalition recently released an attack ad against interim Liberal leader Bob Rae for his time as Ontario premier. The ad says he's trying to 'take over' the Liberal Party..

PARLIAMENT HILL—The head of the National Citizens Coalition has defended a politically charged attack ad against Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae and disputed allegations that the NCC is an agent for Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives.

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National Citizens Coalition 'never has, never will' work for Conservative Party, says Coleman

'What the country needs is a Liberal Party with a leader that can present an alternative to the Conservatives. Having a leader like Bob Rae who believes in big government to the max is not what the Liberal Party needs,' NCC president Peter Coleman tells The Hill Times.

Photograph courtesy National Citizens Coalition Youtube video
The National Citizens Coalition recently released an attack ad against interim Liberal leader Bob Rae for his time as Ontario premier. The ad says he's trying to 'take over' the Liberal Party..

PARLIAMENT HILL—The head of the National Citizens Coalition has defended a politically charged attack ad against Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae and disputed allegations that the NCC is an agent for Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives.

  

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Sunday, September 21, 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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