May 16, 2012


May 16, 2012

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird commented on the findings by Olivier De Schutter, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, regarding food security in Canada. NDP leader Thomas Muclair discussed the minister’s reactions.

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq spoke to reporters about her meeting with the UN envoy, whom she found to be “ill-informed” and “a bit patronizing”.

Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae and Bloc Québécois Leader Daniel Paillé discussed the health minister’s reaction to the UN rapporteur’s report.

Thomas Mulcair and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver spoke to reporters about the NDP leader’s comments on the natural resources development in Western Canada.

NDP MP Andrew Cash and Bob Rae discussed the report by Ontario’s independent police watchdog on police tactics during the G20 summit in 2010.