Finance Minister Jim Flaherty discussed his meeting yesterday with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney, Ottawa’s tax harmonization deal with Quebec, and the global economic crisis.
Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore responded to questions about the National Flag of Canada Act, which is a Conservative private member’s bill that would protect the right to display the Canadian flag.
Liberal Leader Bob Rae, NDP MP Charlie Angus, Liberal MP Denis Coderre and Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin commented on the proposed flag law.
Treasury Board President Tony Clement announced that he will be appearing before a House of Commons committee to address G8 spending allegations against him.
Mr. Angus and Liberal Leader Bob Rae commented on Clement’s decision to appear before a committee.