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Pro-oil and gas shirt incidents highlight lack of clarity in legislatures' rules; Pro-oil shirt incidents spark debate

Sep 17, 2019 - The Canadian Press

TORONTO - Two recent incidents that saw visitors wearing pro-oil and gas shirts banned from touring the Senate have industry watchers questioning the clarity of rules at legislatures across Canada.

Twice this month, visitors to parliament buildings were asked to remove items of clothing sporting the slogan "I love Canadian Oil and Gas." In both cases, the men involved said security personnel told them the shirts contravened rules barring props or clothing items with political messaging in ...