As to the question of national security

The Prime Minister more or less dismissed it when Maxime Bernier misplaced his briefs.

“There is no evidence to indicate that documents have circulated,” the Prime Minister said at a media briefing in Paris, where he is meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

“The documents were returned to the government of Canada, but it is our intention to review the incident to ensure that that is the case … We have no information that would suggest that any secrets have been revealed.”

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