Politics This Morning: Bains to testify at Industry Committee; Singh to hold presser on fiscal update
By Beatrice Paez Nov. 19, 2018
The House is back for the final four weeks of sitting this year before it breaks for the holidays. When it returns in January, Parliamentarians will be moving into West Block as Centre Block undergoes a decade-long renovation. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Gerald Butts has removed himself from the daily political grind of strategizing how to keep the Liberals in power. But observers say it's unlikely he will be consigned to watch the campaign unfold from the sidelines.
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