September 28, 2012

Question Period

September 28, 2012

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz faces a number of questions about the temporary suspension of the operating licence of XL Foods after a widespread recall of E. coli–tainted beef products originating from a facility in Brooks, Alta. Gerald Keddy (parliamentary secretary to the minister of International Trade) responds to inquiries about the Canada–China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA). There are also questions about reforms to the Employment Insurance program, including their effects on seasonal workers.