Posts Tagged ‘Clement

Who are Joe Oliver and Tony Clement?

- May 17th, 2012

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of “joe jobs” federal Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver and Treasury Board President Tony Clement have done in their lives, wonder no longer.  Reporters in Ottawa asked and found out – probably in response to a kerfuffle over proposed changes to Employment Insurance.

Let’s start with Oliver.  Journalists managed to fire off a few questions at him after question period in the Commons on Thursday.  You may be surprised to find out what the cabinet minister used to do to make ends meet.  Here’s a transcript of the scrum with journalists: Read more…