She now says – in Parliament – that it was she who ordered the “not” be put in. That comment cannot be squared with her testimony at the committee. There is an onus on those who appear before committees to tell the whole truth. Stephen Harper campaigned on making the committees more effective in their work. The committees are an important vehicle for holding government to account … Ms. Oda needs to sit down again with the Foreign Affairs committee and shed some light on that “not,” and on her explanations.
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