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Tories toss policy, release secret tapes to dodge defeat
Sun Nov 30, 5:34 PM
(The Canadian Press)By Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press
OTTAWA - The Conservative government bumped up the federal budget date, scrapped a second controversial element of its economic plan and hinted at a stimulus plan Sunday in a frantic bid to save itself from being toppled.
And that was only the beginning of a tumultuous day of political intrigue in Canada's capital.
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the budget will be delivered on Jan. 27 - "the earliest date in modern times" - while he simultaneously relented on a plan to ban public service strikes.
I womder how many other calls he listens to?
MP Thomas Mulcair, NPD-Outremont, looking to lay criminal charges against Prime Minister Stephen Harper.