June 13, 2013

Question Period

June 13, 2013

Heritage Minister James Moore responds to questions about a $90,000 cheque allegedly given to Conservative Senator Mike Duffy by Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s chief of staff at the time. Pierre Poilievre (parliamentary secretary to the minister of transport, infrastructure and communities) is asked about allegations of overspending in the 2011 Conservative election campaign. Mr. Moore discusses a mandate change at the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

In the course of their remarks, a number of ministers comment on an encounter between Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair and the RCMP on Parliament Hill.