June 18, 2015

Question Period

June 18, 2015

Leona Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment) faces questions about the government’s environmental record in light of a statement by Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, calling for action to combat global climate change; James Bezan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence) responds to calls for the resignation of Tom Lawson, Canada’s chief of defence staff, over controversial comments about sexual misconduct in the Armed Forces; Peter MacKay (Minister of Justice) is asked about court challenges of the constitutionality of Canadian laws; and Paul Calandra (Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister) answers questions about the government’s response to the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.