06 July 2011

Loan guarantee for Muskrat Falls “electioneering” says NDP MP from Quebec

Noob Bloc NDP member of parliament Raymond Cote made it clear on Tuesday he disagrees with his party on a loan guarantee for the Muskrat Falls project.
According to Canada.com:
"It's a gaffe to have dealt with that sporadically," the MP for Beauport-Limoilou near Quebec City said. "It was an electioneering announcement that only added fuel to the fire."
Cote believes the solution will be to push the federal government to provide the same sorts of benefits to other provinces.
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Mark said...

The odds of a Tim Powers column showing up in the online edition of the Globe and Mail today just went up by about 600%

Brad Cabana said...

In other words, we are only objecting as we want guarantees for all our hydro projects too. It's pretty typical "fiscal federalism" that hammers the country's finances.That being said, Harper did open Pandora's Box for absolutely zero political gain in either province.

Edward Hollett said...

For the past seven years a glorious leader of a far eastern province engaged in the same gimme gimme gimme approach and people cheered him wildly, Brad.

Nothing new here, except that we have the prospect of an nice little disagreement inside the Bloc NDP caucus. Get the popcorn and enjoy the show.