Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Bernard Lord finally, finally, gets an appointment from Stephen Harper

Harper names Lord head of bilingualism committee
Former New Brunswick premier Bernard Lord will head a committee on official languages, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Monday. Click here to read more.

Why appoint Lord as languages advisor?
"Bernard Lord's appointment is a patronage appointment - a payoff to a political friend - and it won't help the francophone community at all," said Yvon Godin, the Acadie-Bathurst NDP MP who is his party's critic for official languages.

"We don't need Bernard Lord to tell us what we already know." Click here to read more

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