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Emergency debate on Laurentian University held in parliament last night

Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus, along with fellow NDP members of parliament Carol Hughes and Lindsay Mathyssen put motion forward
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Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus has called for an emergency debate in parliament on the future of Laurentian University. (File)

Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus called for an emergency debate in parliament on the future of Laurentian University last night. 

The debate was expected to centre around keeping the university from axing programs such as midwifery and was slated to start at around 8:30 p.m.

The motion was brought forward by NDP MPs Charlie Angus, Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP Carol Hughes and London-Fanshawe MP Lindsay Mathyssen.

You can watch the debate here

Sudbury.com will bring you a recap from the debate today, so be sure to check back with us.