(English) Commons Watch: How not to pay tribute to former Czech president Vaclav Havel

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Author: Kady O’Malley

And that, alas, was when the spirit of parliamentary camaraderie and metapartisan goodwill ground to a halt.

“Commons just denied @ElizabethMay unanimous consent to speak about Vaclav Havel. sorry, that’s pathetic. #cdnpoli
Susan Delacourt

Conservatives just refused to let party leader @ElizabethMay rise to pay tribute to Vaclav Havel. He was a champion of free speech. #irony
Justin Trudeau, MP

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