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Brazeau controversy reveals a few things

It reveals something about the state of ‘official’ aboriginal politics and its relationship to the Canadian state and the hypocrisy of Prime Minister Stephen Harper regarding the Senate.

Photograph by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times
Senator Patrick Brazeau, pictured on Feb. 8 at the Gatineau court. The Brazeau affair shines a light on two aspects of Canadian politics that desperately need some exposure, argues Murray Dobbin.

 

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Brazeau controversy reveals a few things

It reveals something about the state of ‘official’ aboriginal politics and its relationship to the Canadian state and the hypocrisy of Prime Minister Stephen Harper regarding the Senate.

Photograph by Steve Gerecke, The Hill Times
Senator Patrick Brazeau, pictured on Feb. 8 at the Gatineau court. The Brazeau affair shines a light on two aspects of Canadian politics that desperately need some exposure, argues Murray Dobbin.

 

  

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Tuesday, August 26, 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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