New Democratic Party Member of Parliament Peter Stoffer had his soup-strainer removed in advance of Movember.
Movember has officially arrived on Parliament Hill and, once again, MPs of all political stripes will be sporting moustaches as part of the annual event to raise money for prostate cancer research.
On Thursday, MPs took part in the traditional shave-off in accordance with official Movember rules, which require upper lips to be hair-free at the beginning of the month. The NDP's Peter Stoffer was among the first parliamentarians to shave-off his bushy cookie duster as his fellow "mo-bros" and "mo-sistas" cheered him on.
"Luckily, I'm like a Chia-Pet," he quipped.
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"It'll grow it back next week."
MPs are hoping to exceed last year's success. In 2011, according to CTV News, 75 MPs grew moustaches for the cause raising upwards of $70,000.
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