‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it,’ says Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
House Speaker Geoff Regan, left, and Chief Government Whip Mark Holland, right, have both taken what they call an ‘involuntary sabbatical,’ after losing their House seats. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Rachel Aiello
MPs who get booted out of office in October will have access to more services helping them navigate what those who’ve seen an election defeat call a “terrible blow.”
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner