March 5, 2014

Question Period

March 5, 2014

Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair opens debate with questions about diplomatic and financial support for Ukraine in the midst of political unrest in the region. Mr. Mulcair also alleges that the Fair Elections Act (Bill C-23) was introduced to make voting more difficult for non-Conservative supporters.

Later, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz faces questions about delays in the transportation of grain from Western Canada. Other topics of debate include funding estimates for the Employment Insurance program and the alleged illegal deletion of e-mails related to the Senate expenses scandal.