BTC: And how was your afternoon?

A confirmed death in British Columbia. The Ontario Ministry of Health is looking at the possibility of 19 deaths. Former Reform MP Val Meredith is calling for Gerry Ritz to resign. Jack Layton says Stephen Harper has failed Canadian families. The Liberals want to know what Harper meant by “political concerns.” Dennis Schroh remains displeased (video here). David Akin tries to explain why reporters can’t question the Prime Minister as much as they’d like. And the New York Times is now covering the story.

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