The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada was in the House foyer pinning carnations on MPs and collecting donations as TV cameras filmed the parliamentarians entering the Commons. Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe had no money on him so had to ask his aide to toss some cash into the box.
Greg Thompson, the Minister of Veterans Affairs.
NDP MP Peter Stoffer pins Liberal Irwin Cotler.
Liberal MP Marlene Jennings gets pinned.
Environment Minister John Baird wears his red carnation. When it comes to flowers he is non-partisan.
Liberal MP Judy Sgro wears her carnation and holds a fierce gift bag.
NDP leader Jack Layton got pinned and shows them the money.
Liberal MP Maria Minna pins Bob Rae.
Bloc MP Nicole Demers supports flower power.