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For Harper’s Conservatives, Senate reform is mostly about the form

Here’s a thought: the Senate can act as a counterweight to the PMO’s influence over the House.

Photograph Official PMO Photo
Look out Senate, here comes Pierre: Prime Minister Stephen Harper named his favourite and most loyal mudslinger, Conservative Mp Pierre Poilievre, left, minister of state for Democratic Reform, pictured with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on July 15 in Ottawa, to clean house in the Senate.

 

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For Harper’s Conservatives, Senate reform is mostly about the form

Here’s a thought: the Senate can act as a counterweight to the PMO’s influence over the House.

Photograph Official PMO Photo
Look out Senate, here comes Pierre: Prime Minister Stephen Harper named his favourite and most loyal mudslinger, Conservative Mp Pierre Poilievre, left, minister of state for Democratic Reform, pictured with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on July 15 in Ottawa, to clean house in the Senate.

 

  

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Monday, September 1, 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.

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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