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Conservative Sen. Doyle expects controversial motion to suspend Duffy, Wallin, and Brazeau from Senate to pass

Conservative Senator Norman Doyle says the government motions to suspend three high-profile former Conservative Senators without pay for two years over thousands of dollars in impugned expenses will likely pass even though Senate debate on the motions has just begun.

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Prince Edward Island Sen. Mike Duffy, pictured on Oct. 22, on Parliament Hill before delivering an explosive speech in the Senate alleging that he met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his then-chief of staff Nigel Wright about his expenses last winter. Sen. Duffy said that a motion in the Senate to suspend him without pay for inappropriate claims ‘is in direct conflict of any sense of fundamental justice.’

 

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Conservative Sen. Doyle expects controversial motion to suspend Duffy, Wallin, and Brazeau from Senate to pass

Conservative Senator Norman Doyle says the government motions to suspend three high-profile former Conservative Senators without pay for two years over thousands of dollars in impugned expenses will likely pass even though Senate debate on the motions has just begun.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Prince Edward Island Sen. Mike Duffy, pictured on Oct. 22, on Parliament Hill before delivering an explosive speech in the Senate alleging that he met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his then-chief of staff Nigel Wright about his expenses last winter. Sen. Duffy said that a motion in the Senate to suspend him without pay for inappropriate claims ‘is in direct conflict of any sense of fundamental justice.’

 

  

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Monday, March 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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