October 25, 2017

Scrums

October 25, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduces Richard Hébert, Liberal MP-elect for Lac-Saint-Jean, to reporters. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP parliamentary leader Guy Caron also discuss the results of the October 23, 2017, federal by-election.

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier, and Singh speak on the new 2016 census data that reports that 21.9% of Canadians are immigrants and that show Indigenous population is growing at more than four times the rate of the non-Indigenous population.

In the wake of Sears Canada declaring bankruptcy, NDP pensions critic Scott Duvall, Innovations Minister Navdeep Bains, and Liberal MP Robert Oliphant talk to reporters about proposed opposition bills that will protect workers’ pensions.

Prime Minister Trudeau and Singh take questions on the passage of Bill 62, Quebec’s religious neutrality legislation.