Update on Coronavirus, Rona Ambrose Returns – February 4, 2020
Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne and Health Minister Patty Hajdu update reporters about the government-chartered flight en route to China to evacuate Canadians stuck in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan and Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak to reporters about the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision to rule against the challenge by First Nations groups against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. In Vancouver, Chef Leah George-Wilson (Tsleil-Waututh First Nation), alongside other Indigenous leaders, reacts to the court rulings on the pipeline.
Former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose returns to Parliament to appear alongside Justice Minister David Lametti. They hold a news conference concerning the re-introduction of Ambrose’s private member’s bill from 2017 on sexual assault law training for judges.
Conservative MP Pierre Paul-Hus responds to questions about his party’s opposition day motion concerning the parole system in Canada. The motion comes in the wake of the murder of Marylène Levesque by Eustachio Gallese, a convicted murderer who was out on day parole.