December 14, 2011

Scrums

December 14, 2011

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau spoke to reporters about using an expletive at Environment Minister Peter Kent today during question period. Trudeau had called the minister a “piece of s—” after NDP Environment critic Megan Leslie had asked Kent about Canada and the Kyoto Protocol.

Megan Leslie also reacted to Trudeau’s comment.

Government House leader Peter Van Loan responded to questions about the passage of bills before the end of the fall session.

Interim NDP leader Nycole Turmel assessed the fall session, which is coming to a close this week.

NDP House leader Joe Comartin and Liberal House leader Marc Garneau commented on the Conservatives’ proposal to hold all discussion of committee business in camera.

NDP Finance critic Peter Julian spoke to reporters about the House of Commons Finance committee’s pre-budget consultation report, which was tabled today.