Chris Jones held Rider practice on Parliament Hill Tuesday.

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Saskatchewan beat Ottawa 32-30 in overtime on Friday night in Week 16 and they’re staying in the nation’s capital preparing for Saturday’s meeting with Toronto at BMO Field.┬áThe team practised at the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and met him afterwards.

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Rob Bagg, the Riders’ most prominent current Canadian player, met Prime Minister Trudeau.

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Trudeau reportedly threw and caught some footballs at practice. Jones assessed the Prime Minister’s football potential: “I believe we’ve got a little bit of work to do. He’ll have to go on the practice roster maybe, and then maybe we could move him up from there.”

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