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Liberal MP Will Amos helps out with sandbagging efforts on April 28 at the municipal garage at l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet in his riding of Pontiac, Que., which has been heavily affected by flooding in the National Capital Region this week. Photograph courtesy of William Amos’s Twitter
As the National Capital Region braces amid flooding, MPs joined volunteers, officials, and the Canadian Armed Forces in sandbagging in hopes more costly water damage can be avoided.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.