This is huge. http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/05/17/stronach-liberals050517.html
Belinda Stronach, MP for Newmarket – Aurora, has crossed the floor from the Tories and joined the Liberals. She is now the Minister of Human Resources and Democratic Renewal.
Prime Minister Paul Martin said:
“I am very pleased to announce that Belinda Stronach will cross the floor and has agreed to join the cabinet as Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.
In addition, Ms. Stronach will assume responsibilities for democratic renewal and will help guide the implementation of the recommendations that flow from the Gomery Commission’s final report.”
more commentary later.