Liberal MP Cuzner’s annual Christmas roast gets lots of laughs from MPs this year
By Neil MossDec. 17, 2018
Plus, Andrew Scheer hosts a Christmas reception for Hill scribes, and four new Senators were recently appointed.
Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, pictured on Sept. 21, 2018, at the Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield, Que., with local singer Kelly Prescott, at a fundraiser for a new political journalism internship.
Photograph courtesy of Dave Chan
Cape Breton Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner‘s annual political Twas the Night Before Christmas-type jingle was delivered on Dec. 12, to the delight of his fellow MPs.
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