Camera shy?

This morning, children and family development deputy minister Lesley du Toit refused to tell the select standing committee on children and youth whether she would be willing to "sit down and meet and talk" directly with the government's independent child protection watchdog. But, that being said, she stated she has "never refused to meet" with the watchdog, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond. This, despite having rejected Ms. Turpel-Lafond's request for a personal briefing on the ministry's so-called practice change initiative late last year. So we wanted to ask Ms. du Toit about both issues as she was leaving the committee. This what happened.

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This is indicative of the type of logic she uses?

We are SO screwed.

Hhhmm! Well, everyone can now see that the Emperor's wearing no clothes.

...and that's never a pretty sight!

PAB actually refers to pablum...a delectable food for babies.

Following up on Ms. Gregory's most insightful and nutritious comment above....

Based on Ms du Toit's repeated responses to Mr. Holman, one can only wonder the following: Does the person who is running the MCFD actually think that there are prizes hidden at the bottom of the pablum bowl that, when uncovered and unwrapped, just might help explain the inner workings of her own Ministry to her?

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I just love the fact she knows you by first name... or do you wear a name tag for these events? Keep up the good work, Sean!

Congrats Sean :-).

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