Leader of seniors advocacy group rejects MP’s accusation of bias

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By Gloria Galloway, the Globe and Mail, 25 October 2012

An official at Canada’s largest independent advocacy group for seniors, which has occasionally been critical of the Conservative government, says she is shocked that a Conservative MP is accusing her and her organization of being partisan. (…)

Paul Calandra, the MP for Oak-Ridges-Markham, north of Toronto, slipped into the end of a Commons finance committee meeting that was holding prebudget consultations on Tuesday and spent all his of allotted time accusing Susan Eng, CARP’s head of advocacy, of campaigning for the Liberals. (...)

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