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NDP says it's ‘criminal’ feds want to shut down F-35 House probe; NDP MP Christopherson calls Grit MP Byrne a ‘dishonourable crybaby’ for leaking story to The Hill Times

A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a 'dishonourable crybaby' for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured in this file photo on the Hill and chair of the House Public Accounts Committee which is conducting a probe into the F-35s, lashed out at Liberal MP Gerry Byrne for disclosing what went on behind closed doors last week and for questioning his leadership as chair of the committee last week in Question Period.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a “dishonourable crybaby” for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

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NDP says it's ‘criminal’ feds want to shut down F-35 House probe; NDP MP Christopherson calls Grit MP Byrne a ‘dishonourable crybaby’ for leaking story to The Hill Times

A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a 'dishonourable crybaby' for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP David Christopherson, pictured in this file photo on the Hill and chair of the House Public Accounts Committee which is conducting a probe into the F-35s, lashed out at Liberal MP Gerry Byrne for disclosing what went on behind closed doors last week and for questioning his leadership as chair of the committee last week in Question Period.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A closed-door hearing over Conservative attempts to shut down a Commons inquiry into the F-35 stealth fighter jet project erupted with acrimony Thursday as the NDP chair of the session denounced the only Liberal taking part as a “dishonourable crybaby” for revealing what went on in an earlier in-camera meeting.

  

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Friday, October 24, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lockdown on the Hill, Oct. 22 Oct. 22, 2014

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MPs on Wednesday morning at the corner of Metcalfe and Wellington streets outside the Langevin Block, where the prime minister has an office, across the street from Parliament Hill. They include Rosane Doré Lefebvre, far left, Hélène Laverdière, second from right, and Charlie Angus, far right. 

Anne Marie Creskey

NDP MP Charlie Angus and other MPs wait in front of the prime minister's office at Langevin Block, after leaving the Hill on Wednesday morning. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police Service officers on Parliament Hill at around 10:45 a.m.

Anne Marie Creskey

Ottawa Police cars on Wellington Street in front of the Hill on the morning of the attack.

Anne Marie Creskey

An armoured police vehicle on Metcalfe Street headed toward the Hill.

Anne Marie Creskey

More police arrive on Wellington Street.

Anne Marie Creskey

RCMP officers on Sparks Street between Elgin and Metcalfe streets on Wednesday morning. Surroundings buildings were locked down and later evacuated. 

Anne Marie Creskey

Reporters and camera crews are pushed back to the corner of Sparks and Metcalfe streets.

Anne Marie Creskey

The prime minister's office in the Langevin Block is evacuated.

Anne Marie Creskey

Police with a stretcher on Sparks Street.

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