October 28, 2011

Scrums

October 28, 2011

Interim NDP Caucus Chair Peter Julian responded to questions about Peggy Nash, who announced her leadership bid today.

NDP House Leader Joe Comartin spoke to reporters about the long-gun registry bill and the seat allocation legislation.

Government House Leader Peter Van Loan commented briefly on suggestions that Canada may purchase nuclear submarines to replace its fleet.

Liberal National Defence critic John McKay discussed a new study on the academic success of immigrant children and the plan to purchase nuclear submarines.

Liberal Public Accounts critic Gerry Byrne commented on the scheduled committee appearance of Treasury Board President Tony Clement on G8 spending.

Bloc Québécois Parliamentary Affairs critic André Bellavance responded to questions about the proposed seat allocation plan, which he says will diminish Quebec’s political weight.