Much blathering among the chattering classes as to whether and when Attorney General Geoff Plant is resigning. The answer to the latter question: likely not today. After all, the attorney general is currently in Ottawa attending a federal, provincial and territorial justice and emergency management ministers meeting. The following is a copy of the news release announcing that meeting.
Government of Canada
For Immediate Release
JANUARY 19, 2005
MINISTERS RESPONSIBLE FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND JUSTICE TO MEET IN OTTAWA
Meetings of Federal/Provincial/ Territorial Ministers responsible for Emergency Management and Justice will be held January 24-25, 2005, in Ottawa.
The first part of the meetings will bring together Ministers responsible for Emergency Management who will discuss ways to enhance Canada’s emergency preparedness. The second part will be focused on key justice system issues.
There will be a photo opportunity at the start of the meetings on Monday and Tuesday morning (8:15 a.m.) and news conferences will be held in the Laurier Room .
January 24 - 25, 2005
Monday Jan 24, 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday Jan 25, 2:45 p.m.
Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Laurier Room
1, Rideau St., Ottawa
Director of Communication
Office of the Minister of Justice
Director of Communications
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness