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Scrums - September 26, 2003

Politicians speak to the press about the week’s major news stories, including the case of Maher Arar (a Canadian citizen deported to and detained in Syria) and a potential merger of the Progressive Conservative and Canadian Alliance parties. There are also reactions to the transition from Prime Minister Jean Chrétien to Paul Martin, who is widely expected to win the Liberal leadership vote in November 2003.

The program includes remarks by Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper, Progressive Conservative leader Peter MacKay, Canadian Alliance MP Chuck Strahl, National Defence Minister John McCallum, and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Denis Coderre.

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