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Live coverage: Tories reveal majority agenda in Throne Speech

Governor-General David Johnston inspects an honour guard prior to delivering the Speech from the Throne in Ottawa on June 3, 2011.

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Governor-General David Johnston delivered his first Speech from the Throne on Friday, laying out the Conservative government's first majority agenda.

Senior political writer Jane Taber was in the Senate chamber for the speech and provided live coverage along with The Globe's parliamentary team.

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