May 29, 2012

Scrums

May 29, 2012

Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae spoke to reporters about a number of issues including the situation in Syria, the impact of federal budget cuts and proposed Employment Insurance changes.

NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar also discussed the situation in Syria.

NDP Finance critic Peggy Nash reacted to the recent report by Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page on the budget cuts, which he says are deeper than expected.

Liberal Status of Women critic Judy Sgro commented on the open letter to Canadians by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson about his frustration with the force’s disciplinary process.

Minister of State for Sport Bal Gosal and NDP Sport critic Matthew Dubé responded to questions about the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card. Canadian children and youth received a failing grade of F for their physical activity levels.