#1. Jack Layton obviously feels that at least NDP MP's need do no work other than when sitting in Parliament.
NDP Leader Jack Layton called the decision to prorogue the session a waste of time. "Students have gone back to class. Working families are back from vacation. Why is Stephen Harper locking MPs out?" he asked in a statement.
NDP Leader Jack Layton criticized Harper for "locking out" MPs when they should be hard at work.(Star)
#2. It's probably a good idea that Dion is demanding that the Throne Speech contain a clear message that "Canada will notify its allies in NATO that it is putting an end to the combat mission in Kandahar Afghanistan, in February 2009".
Because our allies likely don't pay attention.
Good move, Stephane.