Aboriginal Affairs Minister Healthy and Back on the Job – Postmedia News

by NationTalk on January 10, 2012517 Views

Aboriginal Affairs minister healthy and back on the job

After heart treatment, Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan is fully engaged in his work, staff says

By Peter O’Neil, Postmedia News January 10, 2012

Aboriginal Affairs Minster John Duncan was hospitalized recently with a heart problem but has made a “full recovery,” sources said Monday.

Conservatives were responding to speculation that Prime Minister Stephen Harper might engineer a cabinet shuffle that would move Duncan from the government’s front benches and require Harper to find fresh blood from his depleted B.C. caucus.

The Vancouver Island North MP has faced considerable media criticism for his handling of the Attawapiskat aboriginal housing crisis in northern Ontario, with some commentators suggesting in late 2011 that his weak performance was related to health issues.

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/health/Aboriginal+Affairs+minister+healthy+back/5971474/story.html#ixzz1j4TaqLDM

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