March 6, 2013

Scrums

March 6, 2013

Treasury Board President Tony Clement and NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair comment on speculation the federal government will cut 2 billion dollars in transfers for provinces to train EI recipients.

Clement, Mulcair and interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae react to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Mulcair and Rae speak to reporters on other issues including national unity and the Liberal leadership race.

NDP ethics critic Charlie Angus comments on the Senate’s involvement in Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page’s legal challenge regarding his mandate.

NDP caucus chair Peter Julian responds to questions about Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver’s alignment of his priorities with a pipeline lobby group and the NDP’s calls to abolish the Senate.