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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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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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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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