PM in Self-Isolation & Foreign Interference Report – March 12, 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) dominates today’s Question Period as news of prime minister Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh self-isolating themselves comes out.
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, and Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino speak to reporters about the U.S. suspending all travel from Europe.
Liberal MP David McGuinty holds a news conference to discuss the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians’ (NSICOP) annual report. Appearing alongside McGuinty to discuss the threat of foreign interference in Canada is Rennie Marcoux, executive director of the NSICOP committee’s secretariat.