A cow, some goats and MPs, oh my - Macleans.ca

A cow, some goats and MPs, oh my

Political heavyweights suit up for the Embrace-an-Orphanage gala

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The second annual Embrace-an-Orphanage gala at the Canadian Museum of Civilization was co-chaired by Conservative House leader Jay Hill and former Liberal Deputy PM Sheila Copps. At this packed event, attendees bought items like goats and cows to aid the Children’s Bridge Foundation and its work to help orphaned and abandoned children at the Nazareth Children’s Centre in Ethiopia. MPs also engaged in a buy-a-goat challenge before the gala. The Conservatives bought 489, the most of any party.