May 17, 2017

Scrums

May 17, 2017

Health Minister Jane Philpott addresses reports concerning the over-prescription of opioids.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks on the current state of NAFTA renegotiations with the U.S.

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair discusses the controversies surrounding the government’s new official languages commissioner and the appointment process for a new parliamentary ethics commissioner.

Randy Boissonnault, Liberal MP and Special Advisor on LGBTQ2 Issues, and NDP MPs Randall Garrison and Hélène Laverdière speak on the government’s promise to formally apologize to LGBTQ Canadians for past injustices.

Conservative MPs Tony Clement and Peter Kent respond to questions about the impact on international security after reports of U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly sharing intelligence with Russia.

(Please note there is no interpretation available for this program.)