October 3, 2003

Scrums

October 3, 2003

Politicians speak to the press about the week’s major news stories, including the arrest and subsequent death of Iranian–Canadian photographer Zahra Kazemi; the ongoing discussion about the proposed merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservatives; the investigation into the death of Canadian soldiers in Iraq; the recently released Auditor General’s report; and the controversy surrounding former privacy commissioner George Radwanski.

The program includes remarks by Opposition leader Stephen Harper, Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe, Defence Minister John McCallum, Canadian Alliance MP Jay Hill, PC Party whip Gerald Keddy, Liberal MP Keith Martin, and NDP leader Jack Layton.