December 12, 2011

Scrums

December 12, 2011

Liberal leader Bob Rae, along with citizenship and immigration critics Don Davies (NDP) and André Bellavance (Bloc Québécois) commented on the federal government’s decision to ban new Canadians from wearing the niqab or other face coverings while taking an oath of citizenship.

NDP MP Charlie Angus responded to questions about Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan’s handling of the housing crisis in Attawapiskat.

NDP MPs Pat Martin and Alexandre Boulerice reacted to a report released today by the lobbying commissioner. Karen Shepherd has ruled that former Conservative MP Rahim Jaffer and his business associate Patrick Glemaud broke lobbying rules when they tried to get federal funding for their company GPG-Green Power Generation Corp.