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Conservatives Block Green And Bloc MPs' Attempts To Recognize Veterans

Conservative MPs have blocked efforts to allow Bloc Quebecois and Green Party MPs a chance to recognize the contribution of Canada's veterans.

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May tweeted this afternoon that the NDP had tried again to allow the independent MPs a chance to speak but were squashed.

Thursday, the Tories refused to to give the Bloc and May the right to speak because they didn't have official party status.

Liberal Interim Leader Bob Rae said the Conservatives were acting disgracefully.

" Mr. Speaker, let the record show that when a member of this House rose to pay tribute to the veterans of this country on behalf of his political party, a party with which I do not agree, it was the members of the Conservative Party who would not allow that member to speak."

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