Stock­well Day

Winnipeg Free Press - Section H - - FYI -

... pres­i­dent of the Trea­sury Board. It fell to Day to ex­plain to a Com­mons com­mit­tee why the prime min­is­ter’s of­fice got a healthy in­crease in the most re­cent bud­get while the gov­ern­ment is bat­tling the re­ces­sion with a no-growth pol­icy. The an­swer, of course, is: “Be­cause that’s what Stephen Harper wants.” But Day, nick­named “Dr. No” be­cause it is his job to keep the brakes on spending, couldn’t be so can­did, and had to en­dure a rough ride at the hands of the Op­po­si­tion.

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