MPs honour Paul Dewar’s life of public service; bow heads for moment of silence
By Neil MossFeb. 11, 2019
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Paul Dewar, pictured Dec. 5, 2016, on Parliament Hill speaking to protesters at an event calling on the Trudeau government to vote in favour of nuclear disarmament negotiations at the UN. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
MPs from all political stripes paid tribute to former Ottawa-Centre NDP MP Paul Dewar, who died on Feb. 6 of terminal brain cancer.
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