UPDATED: CommitteeWatch: … and then there are the witnesses who aren’t on the list

So it sounds like this emergency meeting on isotopes may be about to– yes, I have to say it — go nuclear. From the tone of her latest twitter update, it sounds like Liberal health critic Carolyn Bennett is already headed for a meltdown:

>More CON GAMES- formerly known as Parltry committees …they have blkd all the nuc docs from the NR hearings-this shd be about PATIENTS…

A quick check of the meeting notice confirms that the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine is conspicuously absent from the list of those slated to appear this afternoon, as are MDS Nordion and the provincial health ministers, all of whom were mentioned as likely invitees earlier in the week.

Suddenly, this isn’t shaping up to be such a sleepy Friday afternoon on the Hill after all. ITQ will keep you posted on the drama – and remember to check back at 2pm for the full livebloggening.

UPDATE: And we have a health minister — Ontario’s health minister, to be specific, who will be appearing by video at the end of the meeting.

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