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MPs take on pages in gruelling soccer match

The House of Commons pages once again took on MPs at their annual soccer match. The MPs were triumphant, winning 5 to 4.

Former Liberal leader Stéphane Dion.

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Liberal MP Alexandra Mendes was the MPs’ cheerleader.

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Toronto Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay. She scored 2 of the 5 goals including the winning one.

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Hall Findlay was also voted MVP of the game on the MP side.

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Hall Findlay in action.

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Hall Findlay and goalie NDP MP Peter Stoffer.

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Hall Findlay and a page.

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Newfoundland Liberal MP Scott Simms ready for action.

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Scott Simms takes a break.

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Winnipeg Tory MP Shelly Glover, who was a soccer coach for many years.

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Glover with her fellow MPs.

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The pages.

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The pages’ signs.

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A good match.

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The whole gang.

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Snacks after the big game.

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Scott Simms takes in some wings.

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The referee for the game was Nicolas Desforges, who plays soccer himself and also works in the Parliament Hill gift shop.

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