September 22, 2011

Scrums

September 22, 2011

NDP national defence critic Jack Harris, Liberal Newfoundland MP Scott Simms and Liberal leader Bob Rae spoke to reporters about Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s use of a search and rescue helicopter in Newfoundland last year.

NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar and Liberal leader Bob Rae commented on their expectations for British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit today to Ottawa.

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews discussed measures related to the Conservative government’s omnibus crime bill.

NDP critics Alexandre Boulerice (Treasury Board) and Charlie Angus (Ethics) continued to question Treasury Board President Tony Clement’s involvement in spending during last year’s G8 summit. The NDP released emails that suggest Clement offered to help line up a job for a friend in Huntsville, where the summit took place.