May 21, 2013

Question Period

May 21, 2013

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird faces inquiries by Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair and Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau about an alleged $90,000 payment to Conservative Senator Mike Duffy by Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s chief of staff at the time.

NDP human resources critic Chris Charlton asks government House leader Peter Van Loan about patronage appointments to government boards. There are also questions about televised advertisements for a pending federal job-grant program.