February 11, 2013

Scrums

February 11, 2013

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson announces the Conservative government will not proceed with its controversial Internet surveillance bill. The minister also responds to questions about new legislation regarding the use of emergency wiretaps without a warrant.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair comments on the impact of EI changes, CIDA’s funding for an anti-gay religious group for its work in Uganda, Senate reform and pipeline development.

NDP international development critic Hélène Laverdière also speaks about Ottawa’s funding of the religious organization.

Bloc Québécois Leader Daniel PailléI speaks to reporters about EI reforms.

NDP deputy fisheries critic Fin Donnelly discusses his private member’s bill to ban the import of shark fins.