The Canadian Press

1999-06-10 | Svend Demoted

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The federal NDP disciplined one of its own for bringing some unwanted controversy to the party. On June 9, NDP leader Alexa McDonough announced MP Svend Robinson had been demoted to the party's backbenches for tabling a petition that called for the removal of references to God from Canada's Constitution.

Date: 1999-06-10
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << did not advise me beforehand he did not advise his caucus or caucus colleagues to or the party and that's precisely why he's been reprimanded >>