Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Marc Garneau Is New Liberal Quebec Lieutenant

Quebec Liberal MP Marc Garneau speaks with the media following party Caucus meetings on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Wednesday Sept.30, 2009. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

From CTV:

Astronaut-turned-politician Marc Garneau will be Michael Ignatieff's new point man in Quebec.

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff was to make the announcement with Garneau at noon in Ottawa.

Garneau, the MP for Westmount_Ville-Marie, takes over the Quebec wing of the party following the stormy departure of MP Denis Coderre last week.

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My Comment: This is a smart choice. No one is going to be critical of a genuine Canadian hero. This puts to bed any revolt in the Quebec caucus .... for now.

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