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Question Period - October 21, 2013

Controversial expenses claims filed by Conservative senators continue to dominate Question Period debate. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Paul Calandra, Mr. Harper’s parliamentary secretary, answer a number of inquiries on the matter. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt responds to questions concerning recent train derailments, including the July 6, 2013, derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Que.

Other topics of debate include Aboriginal affairs and a tentative Canada–European Union trade agreement.

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