March 26, 2013

Scrums

March 26, 2013

Conservative MP Mark Warawa speaks about his question of privilege, claiming the party prevented him from making a statement in the House of Commons on sex-selective abortion.

NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen and interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae discuss Warawa’s attempt to bring his private member’s bill to a vote in the House, as well as his question of privilege.

NDP immigration critic Jinny Sims comments on minister Jason Kenney’s announcement that the immigration backlog has been reduced by about forty percent.

Parliamentary secretary Michelle Rempel and NDP Deputy Leader Megan Leslie react to minister Keith Ashfield’s “wife comment” to a high school student.

Rae, Bloc Québécois Leader Daniel Paillé and Bloc Québécois intergovernmental affairs critic Jean-François Fortin respond to questions about skills training and on Conservative Senator Pierre-Hughes Boisvenu’s admission that he ignored ethics advice about his relationship with a staff member.