Tracking the storm
The National's "At Issue" Panel is Canada's most watched political panel. Among its regular viewers: Laureen Harper.
At the reception following last night's throne speech, the Prime Minister's wife told us she likes being able to download the podcast version of the panel onto her iPod.
Mrs. Harper, a self-proclaimed techno-geek, admits to travelling with three laptops and hates being without an internet connection.
So much so, she says, that at the Montebello Summit she had her own WiFi connection, which turned out to be quite handy for Mexican President Felipe Calderon when Hurricane Dean made landfall in Mexico.
Mr. Calderon used her Wireless laptop to track the oncoming storm and was very thankful for the access.
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