Public Safety Minister Steven
drops by the Rockcut Shooting Club in North Bay to
otherwise unspecified "announcement," which, given the venue and his
portfolio, seems likely to be related to firearms regulation.
Back in the parliamentary precinct, Liberal MP Geoff Regan hits the stage at the National Press
Theatre to discuss "developments" in what his party unfailingly refers to as
"the PMO Ethics Scandal involving Mike Duffy."
Also on the Hill today: Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly
Glover, who will pose for photos as part of the "side dedication
ceremony" for the War of 1812 Monument to be erected near the statue of Sir
Wilfrid Laurier on the East Block lawn.
(According to the notice, reporters are "invited to take part in the photo op
only," which suggests the minister isn't planning to open the floor
Later today, Glover will make an appearance at the opening ceremony of the
6th Francophone Games in Gatineau.
Meanwhile, Conservative MPs James Bezan and Ted Opitz
provide an update on Canada's "support for human rights" after co-hosting a
roundtable with "the local Ukrainian community" in Optiz's home riding of
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