May 2, 2012

Scrums

May 2, 2012

Treasury Board President Tony Clement, NDP Ethics critic Charlie Angus, Liberal Ethics critic Scott Andrews, and Liberal MP Massimo Pacetti spoke to reporters about the costly overtime for ministers` drivers.

Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Minister James Moore commented on the cuts to Library and Archives Canada and the NDP private member`s bill that would require officers of Parliament to be fluent in English and French.

NDP Official Languages critic Yvon Godin also spoke about the NDP`s call for bilingual officers of Parliament.

Bloc Québécois leader Daniel Paillé responded to questions about the one-year anniversary of the federal election, the NDP bill, and the relations between the Quebec and federal governments.

NDP MP Olivia Chow spoke about the case of Ronald Smith, the only Canadian on death row in the United States.