$81K Cutback’s Hard To Take

An $87,100 budget cut to a Senate committee junket to Africa is “difficult to bear,” says Senator Peter Boehm (Ont.), a Liberal appointee. Boehm sought $265,400 to lead the foreign affairs committee to Addis Ababa, complaining other senators take more useless trips to write reports nobody reads: “I don’t think it’s particularly fair.”

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