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Feds’ election bill to make money more important in politics, say opposition parties

Bill C-23 will actually increase the amount of money that can flow into politics and will create a new loophole in expense rules.

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Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured recently on the Hill. Liberal MP Scott Simms says if the government were really serious about giving the Elections Act ‘sharper teeth, a longer reach and a freer hand,’ it would have given the commissioner the power to compel testimony.

 

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Feds’ election bill to make money more important in politics, say opposition parties

Bill C-23 will actually increase the amount of money that can flow into politics and will create a new loophole in expense rules.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Democratic Reform Minister of State Pierre Poilievre, pictured recently on the Hill. Liberal MP Scott Simms says if the government were really serious about giving the Elections Act ‘sharper teeth, a longer reach and a freer hand,’ it would have given the commissioner the power to compel testimony.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
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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