MPs Comment on Suspension of House over COVID-19 Concerns

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MPs Comment on Suspension of House over COVID-19 Concerns

Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez, Conservative Whip Mark Strahl, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, NDP House Leader Peter Julian, and Green Parliamentary Leader Elizabeth May speak with reporters on Parliament Hill following the announcement that the House of Commons will suspend due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The House was scheduled to return on March 23 following its week-long constituency break, but it is now suspended until April 20. The federal budget will no longer be tabled on March 30. (March 13, 2020)