Advancing Reconciliation and Annamie Paul Speaks to Media – June 7, 2021
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics. (Public affairs)
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill ahead of the vote on his party’s opposition day motion calling on the government to take concrete actions for reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, including ending the federal government’s appeals regarding compensation to First Nations children who were taken from their homes. Singh also faces questions on the federal government’s legislation to modernize the Broadcasting Act (C-10) and on global vaccination efforts against COVID-19.
At a news conference on Parliament Hill, Green Party Leader Annamie Paul discusses Indigenous sovereignty and reconciliation. She also delivers remarks about conversion therapy.