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Blind voters could also be disenfranchised under feds' elections law overhaul

Meanwhile, the House Affairs Committee begins a rush to jam in as many witnesses as possible in the two weeks remaining before a government-imposed May 1 deadline for the committee to complete its business and send the bill back to the House for final passage.

Harry Neufeld, pictured on Thursday, March 27, at the House Affairs Committee, told MP that he estimates with the combined elimination of vouching and the voter information cards, some 520,000 voters will be disenfranchised in the next federal election. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

 

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Blind voters could also be disenfranchised under feds' elections law overhaul

Meanwhile, the House Affairs Committee begins a rush to jam in as many witnesses as possible in the two weeks remaining before a government-imposed May 1 deadline for the committee to complete its business and send the bill back to the House for final passage.

Harry Neufeld, pictured on Thursday, March 27, at the House Affairs Committee, told MP that he estimates with the combined elimination of vouching and the voter information cards, some 520,000 voters will be disenfranchised in the next federal election. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

 

  

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Monday, February 2, 2015
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Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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