Question Period, Financial Aid for Air Canada and Federal Budget Priorities
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics. (Public affairs)
During Question Period, the prime minister responds to opposition concerns about Canada’s slow COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
At a press conference on Parliament Hill, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet discusses the party’s concerns over the federal financial support to Air Canada. Blanchet also faces questions on his pre-budget meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill about support for Canadians during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and his upcoming meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about the federal budget. He also responds to questions about the possibility of a general election and the federal government’s aid package for Air Canada.