Diane Ablonczy, the minister of state of Foreign Affairs, spoke to reporters about the release of Henk Tepper. The Canadian potato farmer spent more than a year in a Lebanese prison after he was accused of selling rotten potatoes to Algeria.
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and interim Liberal leader Bob Rae commented on the NDP’s decision to dominate the budget debate in the House of Commons, the impact of public service cuts and tomorrow’s report from the auditor general on the F-35 deal.
LIberal MP Justin Trudeau and Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau spoke to reporters about their charity boxing match that took place over the weekend. The MP was considered the underdog, but managed to defeat the senator on a technical knock out in the third round.