May 9, 2018

Scrums

May 9, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions about the Iran deal and the visit of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes to Parliament.

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr responds to questions about the government’s plan to formally apologize to the Jewish community for turning away the MS St. Louis, a boat of Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, in 1939. Many of the Jewish refugees who were turned away by Canada ended up dying during the Holocaust.

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister of health and the minister of justice, speaks about the government’s marijuana bill.
NDP MPs Charlie Angus and Nathan Cullen answers question about the NDP’s temporary suspension of MP Christine Moore due to allegations of inappropriate conduct.

Groupe parlementaire québécois MP Rhéal Fortin discusses the new name of his party of 7 former Bloc Québécois MPs— Québéc Debout.