Lisa Raitt

Harper Government’s loose-tongued Labour minister, former CEO of Toronto Port Authority and slayer of former Conservative loose cannon MP Garth Turner, who was  defenestrated from the party for periodically telling the truth about Harper’s intentions. Aside from calling her cabinet colleagues morons and thinking that nuclear isotopes are “sexy” while an aide’s tape recorder was on, Raitt has publicly mused that the “economy” should be declared an essential service, thus removing the right to strike from everyone, and revealing that the smooth running of the national economy—however the Harper Government chooses to define it—is more important than the Labour Code, or, for that matter, the Charter of Rights

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