January 31, 2013

Question Period

January 31, 2013

NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie opens debate with a question on federal–Aboriginal relations, while Liberal leader Bob Rae calls on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to cancel a proposed increase in Employment Insurance premiums. Kellie Leitch (parliamentary secretary to the minister of Human Resources and Skills Development) responds to further inquiries about changes to the EI program. The government also faces a number of questions about alleged ethics violations within its ranks, including the ethics commissioner’s ongoing investigation of Industry Minister Tony Clement.