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‘That’s not to say Parliament is unimportant’

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Jason Kenney plans to get a lot done these next five weeks.

“As a minister, I often get more done when the House is not in session,” he said as thousands of Canadians were preparing to mount protests across the country against Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to suspend Parliament until March 3. “That’s not to say Parliament is unimportant,” Kenney told reporters after making an immigration announcement. “But from a ministerial point of view, I think any minister in any government will tell you that’s probably generally the case.”