Welcome to his nightmare: Jim Flaherty holds nooner conference call to chat with reporters about .. oh, you know. Stuff.

Since the government has now backed down over public financing for political parties and – as of earlier today – its plan to suspend the right of civil servants to strike, the proposed changes to pay equity could be the third shoe to drop. I guess we’ll find out when this uncharacteristically lively hold music is replaced by the dulcet tone of the Finance Minister.  

November 30, 2008


Minister of Finance to Hold Conference Call    

Immediate release      

Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty will hold a conference call, today, Sunday, November 30, 2008, at 12:15 p.m.

Media representatives wishing to participate in the conference call must dial xxx-xxx-xxxx or toll-free in Canada only xxxxxxxxxx and refer to reservation #xxxxxxx at least 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

This conference call is for journalists only.

For further information:       

Chisholm Pothier

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Finance

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