Marathon

CBC March 21, 2019

Former cabinet minister Jane Philpott says there’s ‘much more to the story’

The Conservatives’ marathon vote protest in the Commons got an added boost this morning from Jane Philpott’s interview in Maclean’s magazine — in which she says there’s “much more to the story” of the SNC-Lavalin controversy.

The House of Commons is engaged in round-the-clock voting that has kept MPs close to their seats overnight. The Conservative Opposition triggered the voting marathon after the Liberal-dominated justice committee shut down further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.

The voting got underway around 6 p.m. ET Wednesday, with members voting on every single line of the Liberal government’s spending plans.

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