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MPs and Mental Health Awards

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The seventh annual Champions of Mental Health Awards were held at the Fairmont Château Laurier ballroom. Margaret Trudeau, seen below with son Justin, got an award for being open about suffering from bipolar disorder.

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Also on the awards list were Defense Minister Peter MacKay (left) and General Walter Natynczyk, Canada’s Chief of Defense Staff, for their work launching the “Be the Difference” mental health campaign in the Canadian Forces.

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Liberal Senator Jane Cordy.

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Conservative MP Rick Norlock (right).

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Conservative MP Ron Cannan (right).

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Conservative MP Rob Clarke.

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Stephen Harper’s former director of communications Sandra Buckler. Buckler now works in Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan’s office.

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NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis.

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NDP MP Peter Stoffer (left) and Liberal MP Bonnie Crombie.

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Liberal MP Marlene Jennings.

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Liberal MP Gerard Kennedy.

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 Liberal MP Hedy Fry.

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The guests.

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