To his credit, the Premier has asked for the report to be tabled by July; well before the next election.
However, he refuses to ask the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to step down until the dust settles, in spite of calls to do so from the opposition.
I watched Question Period this afternoon (way more entertaining than the Federal version these days), and Howard Hampton rightly asked what changed between yesterday and today? Up until this point, the McGuinty government seemed to be suggesting that the Tories and NDP were racist. In addition, the government was constantly stonewalling and obfuscating.
Just more non-answers in reply.
Alan Cutler, the famous whistleblower from the Federal sponsorship scandal, compares this one to Adscam. Although the dynamics have changed a bit this afternoon, the echo is still there. The opposition is asking for Minister Colle's resignation, but McGuinty keeps saying that we must let the auditor general do his work.
I'm sure I've seen this show before.
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