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Neufeld says more than 100,000 to be disenfranchised under feds’ election bill, will testify at House Affairs Committee next week

The opposition parties have former B.C. elections chief Harry Neufeld at the top of their witness lists for testimony on proposed Conservative election law after he warned that ‘well over 100,000’ electors will be denied their right to vote if the government goes ahead with plans to prohibit voter vouching for electors with no official ID.

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Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, introduced the Fair Elections Act on Feb. 4. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PARLIAMENT HILL—The opposition parties have former B.C. elections chief Harry Neufeld at the top of their witness lists for testimony on proposed Conservative election law after he warned that “well over 100,000” electors will be denied their right to vote if the government goes ahead with plans to prohibit voter vouching for electors with no official ID.

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Neufeld says more than 100,000 to be disenfranchised under feds’ election bill, will testify at House Affairs Committee next week

The opposition parties have former B.C. elections chief Harry Neufeld at the top of their witness lists for testimony on proposed Conservative election law after he warned that ‘well over 100,000’ electors will be denied their right to vote if the government goes ahead with plans to prohibit voter vouching for electors with no official ID.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured in this file photo, introduced the Fair Elections Act on Feb. 4. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PARLIAMENT HILL—The opposition parties have former B.C. elections chief Harry Neufeld at the top of their witness lists for testimony on proposed Conservative election law after he warned that “well over 100,000” electors will be denied their right to vote if the government goes ahead with plans to prohibit voter vouching for electors with no official ID.

  

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Thursday, March 5, 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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