MacKay Skips Out on Asia-Pacific Meeting

Suspicions that the Foreign Affairs Minister can't handle his portfolio rise as Peter MacKay skips out on an important multilateral meeting, sending his deputy in his place.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 08/01/2007 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay has skipped a key foreign ministers' forum in the Philippines scheduled for today and tomorrow to take part in this week's Conservative caucus on Prince Edward Island, his spokesman said.

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