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    :: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 ::

    Business miffed over "anti scab'' legislation - By Mike De Souza, Victoria Times Colonist, Canada
    This time, the so-called ''anti scab'' legislation has received the support of about a dozen Conservatives and virtually unanimous support from the opposition parties, including the Liberals.

    Ironically, Labour Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn was one of four Progressive Conservative MPs to vote with the Bloc against Brian Mulroney's government when the legislation was proposed in 1990.

    However, Blackburn, who is scheduled to appear at the start of the Parliamentary hearings, said such legislation is no longer necessary in Canada.
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