September 18, 2012

Question Period

September 18, 2012

Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair and Prime Minister Stephen Harper open Question Period with exchanges on the state of the economy, including a $50-billion trade deficit. Defence Minister Peter MacKay faces questions about a recent ombudsman’s report criticizing mental health services for Canadian Forces members. The government is also asked about old age pension security, the review of CNOOC’s proposed takeover of Nexen, and pending changes to the Lobbying Act.