March 15, 2012

Scrums

March 15, 2012

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird commented on the one year anniversary of the Syrian uprising against President Bashar Assad’s regime.

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson spoke with reporters about the Conservative government’s new legislation that proposes tougher sentences for those convicted of elder abuse.

NDP critics Jack Harris (justice) and Irene Mathyssen (seniors) reacted to the elder abuse legislation.

Interim NDP leader Nycole Turmel and New Democrat MP Olivia Chow discussed the upcoming Monday by-election in the Toronto-Danforth riding of the late Jack Layton. Turmel also commented on her last remaining days as party leader.

Liberal House leader Marc Garneau responded to questions about the troubled F-35 fighter jet program.