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House Transport Committee postpones Lac-Mégantic probe until fall, MPs don’t want to interfere with Transportation Safety Board investigation

But MPs vow to ‘be vigilant’ about rail safety and ‘hold people’s feet to the fire’ when the time is right.

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Members of the House Transport Committee, pictured on July 23, 2013 on Parliament Hill. Conservative MP Larry Miller, chair of the House Transport Committee, visited Lac-Mégantic on July 16. ‘There are a number of things that I’ve seen down there that will stick with me for a long time,’ he told committee members on Tuesday.

 

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House Transport Committee postpones Lac-Mégantic probe until fall, MPs don’t want to interfere with Transportation Safety Board investigation

But MPs vow to ‘be vigilant’ about rail safety and ‘hold people’s feet to the fire’ when the time is right.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Members of the House Transport Committee, pictured on July 23, 2013 on Parliament Hill. Conservative MP Larry Miller, chair of the House Transport Committee, visited Lac-Mégantic on July 16. ‘There are a number of things that I’ve seen down there that will stick with me for a long time,’ he told committee members on Tuesday.

 

  

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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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