January 27, 2015

Question Period

January 27, 2015

The House of Commons commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps by Allied forces.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces questions from Thomas Mulcair (the leader of the Official Opposition) and Justin Trudeau (the leader of the Liberal Party) about the involvement of Canadian Armed Forces in combat in Iraq and the effects of declining oil prices on the Canadian economy. James Moore (Minister of Industry) responds to inquiries about job losses in the manufacturing sector. Joe Oliver (Minister of Finance) is asked about his decision to delay the federal budget presentation due to economic instability caused by falling oil prices.