MPs on COVID-19 Testing, Aid Bill – September 29, 2020

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MPs on COVID-19 Testing, Aid Bill – September 29, 2020

Conservative critics Michelle Rempel Garner (health) and Pierre Paul-Hus (procurement) speak with reporters on Parliament Hill about the federal government’s agreement to purchase rapid point-of-care COVID-19 tests from Abbott Rapid Diagnostics.

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre calls on the government to remove obstacles for small businesses to re-hire people amid the pandemic and comments on the government’s legislation (C-4) to implement new COVID-19 benefits. The bill is expected to be passed at all stages in the House of Commons by the end of the day.

NDP House Leader Peter Julian discusses the new hybrid Parliament and Bill C-4. (no interpretation)