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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, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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