October 17, 2013

Question Period

October 17, 2013

Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair opens debate by imploring the government to look into reports of missing and murdered Aboriginal women across Canada.

Pierre Poilievre (minister of state for democratic reform) responds to questions about the possible effects of a Canada–E.U. trade deal on the Canadian dairy industry. Paul Calandra (parliamentary secretary to the prime minister) fields inquiries about the unfolding Senate expenses scandal. Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt comments on the safety of rail transportation. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty responds to inquiries about consumer protection measures.