September 19, 2012

Question Period

September 19, 2012

Question Period opens with an exchange between Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair and government House leader Peter Van Loan concerning the unemployment rate and the Temporary Foreign Workers Program. Industry Minister Christian Paradis faces questions about the deadline for CNOOC’s proposed takeover of Nexen, a Canadian oil company. There are also calls to correct administrative issues at the Canada Revenue Agency and to extend the deadline for compensation of victims of the residential school system.