November 7, 2012

Question Period

November 7, 2012

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird congratulates Barack Obama on his re-election as president of the United States. Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair inquires about Canada’s economic security in light of the instability of the U.S. economy. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is asked about the government’s handling of the case of Ashley Smith, who committed suicide in 2007 while incarcerated. The government is also asked about assistance for veterans and about spending cuts to Service Canada.