Oh not so surprising I think, it was part of some kind of Christmas comes early session by the Conservatives who flooded the boards and such with all sorts of hangers on and backroom assistants, on Friday…
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I particularly like his affiliation with the days of Mulroney, now there’s a ghost that you just can’t exorcise away.
Perhaps his ace card was this little letter to the editor he wrote to the globe and mail back in 2005, make note of the fourth last paragraph, and keep in mind Cannon is a Quebec minister and was in the forefront of the national unity files back in the day…
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I kind of get a chuckle out him blasting the Liberals for their financial decisions, when well, how’s that pulp mill coming along anyways?
All that being said, you have to think that the Conservatives must figure that they have no hope in hell of winning this riding, otherwise why would they put such a controversial figure in charge of one of the regions more important employers.
So much drama, so much fun!