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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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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

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The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
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The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
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Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
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Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
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Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
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Conservative MP Dean Allison.
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Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
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International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
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House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
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Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
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Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
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Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
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Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
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Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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