No doubt adding to the NDP’s financial woes is the fact the application for leave to appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada was dismissed with costs to the House.
In a ruling issued July 18, the Supreme Court of Canada has opted not to hear an attempt by the NDP to appeal a Federal Court of Appeal ruling dismissing its challenge of 2014 rulings by the Board of Internal Economy, which the court ruled were protected by parliamentary privilege. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled to dismiss the NDP’s attempt to challenge 2014 decisions by the House Board of Internal Economy ordering NDP MPs to repay roughly $4-million.
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