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Opposition MPs push back on shutting down House probe into F-35s, Grit MP Bryne says it ‘smacks of corruption’ to close down committee

The opposition parties have held off a government attempt to shut down a Commons inquiry into Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s scathing report on the government’s plan to spend $25-billion on a fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets.

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Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, right, pictured in this file photo with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is the ranking Conservative member on the House Public Accounts Committee.

 

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Opposition MPs push back on shutting down House probe into F-35s, Grit MP Bryne says it ‘smacks of corruption’ to close down committee

The opposition parties have held off a government attempt to shut down a Commons inquiry into Auditor General Michael Ferguson’s scathing report on the government’s plan to spend $25-billion on a fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Andrew Saxton, right, pictured in this file photo with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, is the ranking Conservative member on the House Public Accounts Committee.

 

  

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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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