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Let’s make a deal

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Jack Layton attempts to bargain with the Prime Minister.

“I am calling on the Prime Minister to reconsider his decision to prorogue Parliament,” NDP leader Jack Layton said on Wednesday. “I call on him to change the date of the recall of the prorogation to January 25,” he said.

“In exchange the New Democratic Party will agree to reinstate all of the bills that were sent back to square one to the place they were at prior to the prorogation, so that we can get on with the business at hand,” Layton told a scrum of reporters outside the Vancouver Public Library.