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In his own backyard

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Ironic new revelation in the Star-Phoenix’s account.

Tory MP Brad Trost said Ablonczy was removed from the file because of her decision to fund Pride Week. He was critical of Ablonczy and told a news website taxpayers don’t want to fund “polarizing” and “political” events such as the Pride parade.

But in his criticism of his colleague, he did not mention his government funds Saskatoon’s Pride parade. The Saskatoon Diversity Network received $9,000 from Canadian Heritage this year for last June’s Pride Festival.