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NDP wants Supreme Court to intervene in satellite offices dispute

The NDP is attempting the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass to resolve its ongoing dispute with a House of Commons board over the costs of the party’s satellite offices. 526 more words

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Conservatives extend anti-terror bill hearings after opposition filibuster

The Tories have compromised on the amount of time dedicated to hearing expert opinion on the government’s disputed anti-terror bill, setting aside eight days for witness testimony instead of three. 370 more words

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The Gargoyle: Roots of a national legend, your taxes made easy, animal rights

Never mind the debates on the anti-terror bill, or Pat Martin’s underwear scare. The Gargoyle was, uh, briefed this week on a number of other matters. 1,417 more words

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NDP MP Pat Martin almost loses vote for leaving seat because discount underwear 'clearly too small'

After breaking parliamentary rules by getting out of his seat during a vote, Manitoba MP Pat Martin blamed the episode on a pair of ill-fitting underwear. 662 more words

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Anne McGrath: 'She's the calm in the storm ... a person who makes it work' (with video)

When the sun rose on Aug. 22, 2011, Anne McGrath faced one of the hardest days of her life.

At 4:45 a.m. that day, NDP leader Jack Layton had died of cancer in his Toronto home — just 16 weeks after leading his party to unprecedented heights in that year’s federal election. 1,346 more words

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New search-and-rescue aircraft on the horizon after a decade-long delay

After a delay of more than 10 years, the Canadian Armed Forces hope to proceed sometime in the spring with the purchase of a new search-and-rescue aircraft fleet. 604 more words

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