May 28, 2014

Scrums

May 28, 2014

Justice Minister Peter MacKay, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair, Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc, and Liberal Deputy Leader Ralph Goodale react to Roméo Dallaire’s decision to resign from the Senate.

MacKay, Mulcair and LeBlanc also speak to reporters about the process to fill the Quebec vacancy on the Supreme Court of Canada.

NDP House Leader Peter Julian accuses the Liberals of “selling out” Opposition parties by supporting the Conservative government’s motion to pass its legislative agenda. LeBlanc comments on the accusation.

New Democrat MP Charlie Angus comments on his motion to create a pan-Canadian palliative and end-of-life care strategy. The House passed the non-binding motion, which only received one dissenting vote.