September 26, 2012

Scrums

September 26, 2012

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau briefly spoke to reporters about his expected bid for the Liberal leadership. Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae, Liberal Deputy Leader Ralph Goodale, Liberal MP Denis Coderre, and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair also commented on the leadership race.

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird discussed Canada’s boycott of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at the United Nations, as well as sanctions against the country.

Opposition leaders Mulcair and Rae, along with NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar, continued to criticize Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision not to attend the UN General Assembly.