February 25, 2014

Scrums

February 25, 2014

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau apologizes for his joke about Russia’s Olympic hockey loss and the crisis in Ukraine. He also comments on a coalition with the NDP and on a resolution that was passed at his party’s convention to legalize assisted suicide.

Employment Minister Jason Kenney updates reporters on the status of the Canada Job Grant, reacts to Trudeau’s apology, and discusses Canada’s response to the Ukrainian crisis.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discusses the following issues: the possibility of a coalition with the Liberals, Trudeau’s apology, a Conservative private member’s bill requiring agents of Parliament to disclose past political activity, the Canada Job Grant, and the political future of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty.

Conservative MP James Rajotte speaks briefly on income splitting and on Flaherty’s future.