June 12, 2013

Question Period

June 12, 2013

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair begins by questioning Heritage Minister James Moore about an investigation into a cheque allegedly given to Senator Mike Duffy by Nigel Wright, the prime minister’s former chief of staff. Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau also raises the issue of the cheque to Mr. Duffy.

In a series of lively exchanges, Mr. Moore and Mr. Mulcair debate the selection process for a new parliamentary budget officer. Other discussion topics include patient wait times at hospitals and allegations of misspending in the 2011 federal election.