Thou Doth Protest
Thou Doth Protest

Thou Doth Protest

With all the bad news coming out of Ottawa these days, Conservatives must have been looking forward to a weekend getaway in Calgary at their party’s policy convention. But even Conservative Mecca yields some headaches when you’re knee-deep in a scandal that just won’t go away. Here’s a flavour of different protests in and around […]

November 1, 2013

With all the bad news coming out of Ottawa these days, Conservatives must have been looking forward to a weekend getaway in Calgary at their party’s policy convention.

But even Conservative Mecca yields some headaches when you’re knee-deep in a scandal that just won’t go away.

Here’s a flavour of different protests in and around the convention, including one from within the Conservative ranks.

http://storify.com/PressProgress/h/embed?header=false

Photo: @kevinjbosch

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And the anti-union campaign begins
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No media past this point

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