The Canadian Pork Council held a Hill BBQ to show the safety of Canada’s white meat in the midst of the panic over the H1N1 swine flu.
Labour Minister Rona Ambrose serves up the pork.
Iggy chows down.
National Revenue Minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn serves up the pork.
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz serves up the pork.
Ritz chows down.
Lisa Raitt, minister of natural resources.
NDP leader Jack Layton (left).
Montreal Liberal MP Justin Trudeau.
Bev Oda, minister of international cooperation, said she also likes crispy pork skin.
Ontario Tory MPs Patrick Brown (left) and Gord Brown.
Treasury Board President Vic Toews.
Liberal MPs Rob Oliphant (left) and Larry Bagnell.
NDP MP Peter Stoffer (left).
Conservative MPs Jeff Watson (left) and Chris Warkentin.
Conservative MP Tim Uppal with his wife Kiran Bhinder.
Jonah Mozeson, Rona Ambrose’s director of communications, took some pork back to his colleagues in the office. He keeps kosher, so no pork for him.
Jay Paxton, Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s press secretary.
Aliya Mohamed from PMO.
Conservative staffer Justin from Saskatchewan MP David Anderson’s office.
The pulled pork.
The pork ran out, so a few folks tried to soak up the juices with their buns.
If you did not eat pork, there were your other options.