Nasty fights erupt between some incumbent Conservative MPs and challengers, while two Tories decide not to run again
By Abbas RanaJan. 29, 2018
Former Alberta MLA Moe Amery, who is challenging Deepak Obhrai, describes the seven- term MP as ‘a classic case of narcissism,’ and Robert Duiker, a challenger to Jim Eglinski, says the MP has a sense of ‘entitlement’ to be the MP.
Former Alberta MLA Moe Amery has challenged Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai for the nomination, and school principal Robert Duiker has challenged Jim Eglinski for the nomination. Mr. Eglinski has now announced that he will not seek re-election in 2019. Photographs courtesy of Twitter, Robert Duiker and The Hill Times file photographs
Two Conservative MPs, who were facing nomination challenges, recently announced they won’t seek re-election in 2019, and nasty fights are erupting between some incumbent MPs and their challengers.
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On top of $301.8-billion in planned spending in the 2019-10 main estimates—combining $299.6-billion in budgetary spending and $2.2-billion in non-budgetary expenses—is another $51.2-billion in statutory expenses.
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