February 5, 2013

Question Period

February 5, 2013

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is questioned about a report by Canada’s environment commissioner and the government’s commitment to the “polluter pay principle.” Government House leader Peter Van Loan faces questions about Senator Mike Duffy’s efforts to obtain a P.E.I. health card amidst concerns about the senator’s ineligible housing claims. Government members also respond to inquiries about changes to Employment Insurance eligibility criteria and about alleged violations of the Air Canada Public Participation Act.