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The outrage

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Canadian Press talks to cancer victims about the Raitt tape.

Cancer survivors and their supporters say they’re astounded Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt would describe the shortage of isotopes used in cancer tests as a “sexy” issue. They are demanding she either resign – or be fired – for making what they describe as a cold, selfish political calculation that involves people who are suffering… Norma Fisher, who has survived two bouts of cancer in Kemptville, Ont., said at the very least the minister should issue a public apology. “I’m trying to be fair, but most people realize the trauma that people go through when they have cancer and are sensitive to it,” said Fisher, who helps counsel 40 others who are battling the disease.

No apology was delivered during QP just now. More on that in a bit.

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