Layton appoints Bevington Champion for all things Northern.
YELLOWKNIFE – Western Arctic New Democrat MP Dennis Bevington said he is honoured to accept the appointment as Official Opposition Critic for Northern Development and the nomination as Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
"I plan on continuing the work I have been doing to improve the lives for Northerners," said Bevington. "Over the next several years the North will see major changes and I will continue to ensure all Northerners are heard and not just those favoured by the Conservatives."
In making the appointment New Democrat Leader Jack Layton said, " No-one in the House of Commons speaks out more forcefully for the development of the North and for helping families with the affordability challenges of living in Canada's most remote communities than Dennis Bevington and I am proud to appoint him as our Champion for all things Northern.
Bevington's appointment includes being the critic for CanNor, the federal economic development agency for the North.
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