September 21, 2011

Scrums

September 21, 2011

Finance critics Peggy Nash (NDP) and Scott Brison (Liberal) discussed Deloitte’s $19.8-million contract to advise the federal government on how to cut $4 billion in spending.

Liberal leader Bob Rae and NDP International Cooperation critic Hélène Laverdière commented on Palestine’s bid for full membership at the United Nations and on the possible extension of Canada’s mission in Libya.

New Democrat MPs Kennedy Stewart and Isabelle Morin spoke to reporters about their support for colleague Peter Julian should he decide to run for leadership of the NDP.

Potential NDP leadership candidates Peter Julian, Paul Dewar and Nathan Cullen responded to questions on their intentions to enter the leadership race.

NDP Interim Leader Nycole Turmel also discussed her party’s leadership race.

New Democrat MP Megan Leslie commented on her decision not to run for leader of the party.