Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:15 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 3:15 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 3:15 PM ET

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P15 - (Madeleine-Meilleur-Out) OTTAWA. x-06s. The federal Liberals say Madeleine Meilleur has withdrawn her candidacy for the position of official languages commissioner after weeks of complaints from the opposition parties over her nomination. N-D-P Leader Tom Mulcair says Meilleur did the right thing, even if the prime minister didn't. ("..it was wrong.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Conservatives and New Democrats accused Trudeau of picking Meilleur for the job without consulting them. Meilleur herself told the Commons official languages committee she had spoken before the nomination process with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's two closest advisers to express her interest in the job.

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P14 - (Madeleine-Meilleur-Out) OTTAWA. x-18s. The federal Liberals say Madeleine Meilleur has withdrawn her candidacy for the position of official languages commissioner. Now, Conservative party Leader Andrew Scheer is asking the prime minister to change the process for choosing candidates for other such positions. But Justin Trudeau told the Commons today his Liberal party has already made the appointment process more open and transparent. ("..we're delivering.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Conservatives and New Democrats accused Trudeau of picking Meilleur for the job without consulting them after Meilleur herself told the Commons official languages committee she expressed her interest in the job to Trudeau's two closest advisers.

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