June 20, 2018

Scrums

June 20, 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a statement about the U.S. government’s separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S.–Mexico border. Also speaking to reporters about the issue are Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen and Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos.

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor answers questions on the announcement that October 17, 2018, will be the legalization date for recreational marijuana.

Public Services Minister Carla Qualtrough responds to questions about the Phoenix Pay System.

Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer introduces MP-elect Richard Martel, who won the June 18 by-election in Chicoutimi–Le Fjord. Scheer also takes questions on marijuana legalization, Canada-U.S. relations, and more.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaks to reporters about the NDP’s standing in Quebec, his leadership, the U.S. government’s separation of migrant children from their parents, and more.