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Belinda appointed to Liberal cabinet

stargurl*

TRIBE Member
I just read the article... she's become Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development...

That's the department that funds the project where I work :(
 

swilly

TRIBE Member
Stronach joins Liberal cabinet


In a stunning political move, high-profile Tory MP Belinda Stronach has defected to the Liberals.

Prime Minister Paul Martin announced the surprise development today, naming Stronach as Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

The move appears to give the Liberals a better chance of passing a crucial confidence motion scheduled for Thursday.

Two weeks ago, Stronach warned that defeating the federal budget in the confidence vote might be a bad move that could backfire on the Conservatives.

She said critical portions of the budget - particularly the billions promised for municipal infrastructure - were extremely important to individuals in her riding north of Toronto and other constituencies in the area.
 

swilly

TRIBE Member
so now they are only two short of losing a confidence vote then.

should be a pretty interesting couple of weeks.
 

Vote Quimby

TRIBE Member
Good move by Stronach.

As much as I despise the Liberals, now is not the time for the Tories to try to bring down the governemnt. If Harper was smart, and he's proving that he's not, he would wait until the sponsorship investigation is complete and the report released. He would have much more ammo against the Libs then what he has now.
 
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