September 17, 2012

Scrums

September 17, 2012

MPs returned to Parliament Hill today for the fall sitting of the House of Commons. NDP leader Thomas Mulcair spoke to reporters about issues including the Conservatives` claim that his party favours a carbon tax.

Liberal House Leader Marc Garneau and Liberal Deputy Leader Ralph Goodale commented on the government`s decision to appeal a Quebec court ruling on the long-gun registry and on China`s proposed takeover bid of Canadian oil and gas company Nexen.

Bloc Québécois leader Daniel Paillé and NDP justice critic Françoise Boivin also discussed the government`s appeal related to the long-gun registry.