February 21, 2003

Scrums

February 21, 2003

Politicians speak to the press about the week’s major news stories, including expectations for the February 18, 2003, federal budget presentation. Other topics of discussion include Canadian military involvement in Iraq, conflict-of-interest guidelines, military equipment procurement, blind trust agreements, and the case of Ernst Zundel.

The program includes remarks by Stephen Harper (Canadian Alliance leader), Jack Layton (NDP leader), John McCallum (National Defence Minister), Leon Benoit (Canadian Alliance defence critic), Gilles Duceppe (Bloc Québécois leader), Herb Dhaliwal (Natural Resources Minister), Joe Clark (Progressive Conservative leader), Bill Graham (Foreign Affairs Minister), Denis Coderre (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), and John Reynolds (Canadian Alliance House leader).