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September 22, 2016

Liberal committee chair blocks debate and vote on hospital study

OTTAWA, ON – Today the Liberal majority on the health committee shut down debate on whether to study the federal government’s delay of the Ottawa Hospital’s new Civic Campus, protecting minister Catherine McKenna from testifying on her controversial role in the matter.   Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre tabled the motion in June and arrived at the health committee …

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September 21, 2016

Poilievre to urge health committee to study Ottawa Hospital delay

OTTAWA, ON – Tomorrow Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre will urge the health committee to examine why the Liberal government has delayed construction of the new Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus.   The previous Conservative government accepted the decision of a hospital-appointed expert panel, which studied twelve locations and recommended the federal land across the street from the existing campus. …

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