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Controversy over "racist" remark in the House of Assembly

It was a night of high drama in the House of Assembly.  The filibuster over changes to Access to Information and Privacy Protection reached a boiling point.  It all started with a CBC report by David Cochrane quoting an expert on access to information law who says our laws will now rank below such countries as Nicaragua, Mexico, Uganda and Ethiopia.  That rankled Justice Minister Felix Collins.  NDP leader Lorraine Michael got in on the action.  Here's some of the exchange.

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Crosstalk: Jack Parsons of K&P Contracting takes your home improvement questions.

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