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PMO says it's '100 per cent incorrect,' denies Tories only want ministers to testify on F-35s at Public Accounts Committee, not DND, Public Works and Industry officials

Conservative MP Andrew Saxton tables counter-motion to Liberal motion calling on several bureaucrats to testify. Ministers 'can run roughshod with the truth as they see fit,' says Liberal MP Gerry Byrne

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National Defence Minister Peter MacKay says the auditor general is changing how government purchases are supposed to be calculated.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The government is attempting to outmanoeuvre the opposition parties and prevent a team of National Defence and Public Works managers who have overseen the $25-billion F-35 fighter jet project from being called to testify at the Commons Public Accounts committee, the opposition says.

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PMO says it's '100 per cent incorrect,' denies Tories only want ministers to testify on F-35s at Public Accounts Committee, not DND, Public Works and Industry officials

Conservative MP Andrew Saxton tables counter-motion to Liberal motion calling on several bureaucrats to testify. Ministers 'can run roughshod with the truth as they see fit,' says Liberal MP Gerry Byrne

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
National Defence Minister Peter MacKay says the auditor general is changing how government purchases are supposed to be calculated.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The government is attempting to outmanoeuvre the opposition parties and prevent a team of National Defence and Public Works managers who have overseen the $25-billion F-35 fighter jet project from being called to testify at the Commons Public Accounts committee, the opposition says.

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 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.

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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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