April 26, 2013

Question Period

April 26, 2013

NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie opens the day’s debate with inquiries about alleged government interference in the operations of the RCMP. Diane Finley (Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development) faces a number of questions about youth unemployment and changes to the Employment Insurance program. Chris Alexander (parliamentary secretary to the defence minister) fields inquiries about decreases in danger pay for soldiers; Bob Dechert (parliamentary secretary to the minister of foreign affairs) is questioned at length about the government’s response to allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria.