New Green Party Leader, Gov’t Reintroduces MAID Bill – October 5, 2020

New Green Party Leader, Gov’t Reintroduces MAID Bill – October 5, 2020

New Green Party Leader, Gov’t Reintroduces MAID Bill – October 5, 2020

Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics:

Annamie Paul, the newly elected leader of the Green Party of Canada, speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill.

Federal ministers David Lametti (justice), Patty Hajdu (health) and Carla Qualtrough (disability inclusion) discuss the reintroduction of the federal government’s revised medical assistance in dying legislation.

During Question Period, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and members of cabinet face inquiries concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks to reporters about Canada Canada suspending export permits for Canadian military technology to Turkey over the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.