Question Period and Quebec Language Rights – May 25, 2021
During Question Period, Conservative leader Erin O’Toole grills the prime minister about the rising cost of goods, especially that of construction materials. O’Toole says the higher prices are a consequence of the prime minister’s failure to unveil a post-COVID-19 economic recovery plan.
At a news conference on Parliament Hill, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh discusses Canada’s COVID-19 situation, the first anniversary of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and the increase in bank fees amid the pandemic. He faces questions from reporters on issues including motions from the Bloc Québécois on preventing a pandemic election and support for Quebec’s proposed language legislation.