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The enduring impatience of New Democrats

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Jack Layton calls out Michael Ignatieff and Gilles Duceppe.

One year after Parliament voted to demand documents relating to the torture of Afghan detainees, Jack Layton is calling on his opposition counterparts to cancel their failed disclosure deal with the Harper government and insist on a public inquiry instead.

“Stephen Harper has done everything in his power to hide what his government knew about the treatment of Afghan detainees. Now he’s doing it again, but with help from the Liberals and the Bloc,” said Layton at a press conference today. “Mr. Ignatieff, Mr. Duceppe, end this charade today and join us in holding Mr. Harper accountable.”