Tuesday: Committees consider government spending plans

Tuesday: Committees consider government spending plans

March 20, 2018 6amET


Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is called to the defence committee for questions on nearly $800 million in supplementary estimates and $4.8 billion in interim estimates. LIVE ONLINE at 8:45am ET / 5:45am PT

The supplementary money is mostly earmarked for the government’s 2017 defence policy, NATO, the eastern Europe and Ukraine missions, and anti-ISIS operations.

But Sajjan also announced a Canadian contribution to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali.

Other ministers also discuss estimates at committee: Dominic LeBlanc (Fisheries and Oceans), Seamus O’Regan (Veterans Affairs), Carla Qualtrough (Public Services and Procurement), and Maryam Monsef (Status of Women). WATCH LIVE ONLINE

-Andrew Thomson