Question Period and NDP pharmacare bill – February 24, 2021

Question Period and NDP pharmacare bill – February 24, 2021

Question Period and NDP pharmacare bill – February 24, 2021

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

During Question Period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to question on delays in the vaccine rollout, the protection of the French language and pharmacare.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill as the House of Commons is set to vote on his party’s pharmacare bill (C-213). He is joined virtually by NDP House Leader MP Peter Julian, sponsor of the bill. The private member’s bill would establish the Canada Pharmacare Act and implement universal pharmacare plan for Canadians.