CPAC

In Committee from the House of Commons

Loading video...

In Committee from the House of Commons - Procedure and House Affairs


Procedure and House Affairs (March 16, 2011)

Parliamentary law clerk Rob Walsh and Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault were the witnesses as the commitee began its hearings on a question of privilege regarding the government’s failure to disclose cost estimates for its corporate tax cuts and crime bills. The House of Commons Finance committee had requested the documents last November, but the Conservatives cited cabinet confidence and refused to provide the information.

House Speaker Peter Milliken has ruled that the government likely breached parliamentary privilege by refusing to release all the cost details.


more less

Related Videos

Revue Politique

December 12, 2016

The government has announced a new national drug strategy which includes the relaxing of the supervised injection site rules. Finance...

British Prime Minister's Question Time

December 7, 2016

Cross the pond to the United Kingdom for this half-hour session from London where the British Prime Minister answers questions from the...

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Senate Modernization...

Senate Liberal Terry Mercer discusses his bill regarding speakership of the Senate. Bill S-213 amends the Constitution Act of 1867 to...

Question Period

December 2 , 2016

Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef apologizes for her previous comments in Question Period which insinuated that members of the...