February 17, 2012

Scrums

February 17, 2012

Jacques Gourde (parliamentary secretary to the minister of public works and government services), Jack Harris (NDP justice critic), Wayne Easter (Liberal MP), and Peter Julian (NDP national caucus chair) spoke to reporters about the investigation behind the source of the “Vikileaks” Twitter campaign. The Ottawa Citizen says it has traced the Twitter account to a House of Commons IP address. The Conservatives have accused the NDP of being behind the online campaign.

Eve Adams (parliamentary secretary to the minister of veterans affairs) and Peter Stoffer (NPD veterans affairs critic) commented on the increasing number of in-camera committee meetings.

Liberal MP Denis Coderre and New Democrat MP Jamie Nicholls paid tribute to baseball player Gary Carter, who passed away yesterday from brain cancer. The American played 12 seasons with the now-defunct Montreal Expos.