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Hon. John Reid

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague, The Hon. John Mercer Reid , former MP and founding president of CAFP, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022. A link to Mr. Reid’s parliamentary service can be…

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Ken Epp

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague, Ken Epp, former MP passed away on Sunday, February 20, 2022. A link to Mr. Epp parliamentary service can be found here.

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Mr. Benoît Serré

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague,Benoit Serré, former MP, passed away on May 11, 2019. A link to Mr. Serré’s parliamentary service can be found here.

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Mr. Paul Dewar

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague, Mr. Paul Dewar, former MP, passed away on February 6, 2019.  Mr. Dewar’s many accomplishments and funeral arrangement details may be found here. A link to his parliamentary service can…

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Mr. Melbourne Gass

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague, Mr. Melbourne Gass, former MP, passed away on January 29, 2019.  His many accomplishments and funeral arrangement details may be found here. A link to his parliamentary service can be found…

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Mr. Robert Porter

It is with great sadness that we learned that our colleague, Mr. Robert Porter, former MP, passed away on September 10, 2018.  Mr. Porter’s many accomplishments can be found here. A link to his parliamentary service can be found here.  

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Report on the 2018 AGM

This year’s AGM – our last in the Centre Block – took place on June 4th.  Our theme was the process of reconciliation with Canada’s first nations and how former parliamentarians can contribute. We had two terrific speakers on the…

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Paul Dewar

Paul Dewar: Courage personified You have probably heard by now of the devastating diagnosis our colleague, Paul Dewar, received on February 8th: terminal brain cancer. In the face of these most tragic of circumstances, Paul is an unwavering optimist. On…

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