September 29, 2011

Scrums

September 29, 2011

Interim NDP Leader Nycole Turmel discussed issues such as the government’s handling of the economy and the report by Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page on fiscal sustainability.

Bloc Québécois MP André Bellevance spoke to reporters about the finalization of Quebec’s tax harmonization deal with Ottawa, which Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to announce tomorrow.

NDP Finance critic Peggy Nash commented on Kevin Page’s report, government spending and infrastructure investments.

NDP National Defence critic Jack Harris spoke with reporters about the use of government-owned aircraft by ministers and other government officials.

Liberal MP Scott Andrews discussed his concerns over Defence Minister Peter MacKay’s fishing trip in Newfoundland and Labrador, in 2010.

NDP MP Glenn Thibeault commented on the UFC’s request for changes to the Criminal Code that would exempt mixed martial arts from prosecution.