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Ignatieff eats pie; Dosanjh attacks Tory rival

"I gotta get a piece of this."

No, Michael Ignatieff wasn't talking majority government Monday, rather a piece of fresh baked raspberry pie served at West Vancouver's Savary Island Pie Co.

The 30-minute stop before a town hall meeting last night saw the Liberal leader opine more openly about soft flaky crusts than hard-hitting issues facing his embattled party a week before election day.

"We've gotta grow the pie," Ignatieff answered when asked how British Columbians would fare should voters give him power to slice up the nation's resources.

Hours earlier, Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh sought to secure his slice in the federal riding of Vancouver-South when he served up an attack on Conservative rival Wai Young for accepting an April 6 endorsement from Ripudaman Singh Malik, a man acquitted in the Air India bombing who's now a board member of a Khalsa school.

"People need to know what company you keep," Dosanjh said. "This was a political meeting at a charitable institution specifically crafted to support Ms. Young."

Dosanjh has filed a complaint with Elections Canada, Canada Revenue Agency and the provincial ministry of education for violating rules that prohibit registered charities from making donations to political parties.

Young didn't return calls for comment from QMI Agency by deadline.

Canadians go the polls Monday.

Dharm Makwana report for Vancouver 24 Hours.

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