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Looks like Gary Schellenberger might not be able to make it to the Olympics after all.

“We’re bringing a budget forward and we’re doing business. All my staff are working,” he said, responding to citizens who have been asking publicly what exactly MPs are doing during the shutdown of Parliament. “One thing people don’t realize is that in this business it’s a 24/7-type job. When you’re off you’re not really off.”

… Mr. Schellenberger, in an earlier interview, said he might attend the Winter Olympics during the parliamentary holiday but by last week he had backed away from the idea. “Right now I’ve got so much stuff on I don’t think I’m going to be going to the Olympics,” he said.