Can Tony Clement find the $3.1 billion in the public accounts?

Testing one of the government’s defences
President of the Treasury Board Tony Clement responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, November 19, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Liberal MP John McCallum has asked the government to explain where in the public accounts he might find information about the unaccounted for $3.1 billion.

As previously noted—Warning: Spoiler Alert—this might prove difficult.