MPs comment on Ukraine, upcoming federal budget, death of Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk

March 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm  Federal, Politics



Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino and Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly are asked by reporters on Parliament Hill about Canada sending a team of RCMP officers to assist the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate possible war crimes committed by Russia during its ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The ministers are also asked about Ukraine’s proposal at peace talks for Canada to become a potential security guarantor.

Conservative finance critic Ed Fast comments on the upcoming federal budget, which will be tabled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland on April 7.

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller is asked about this week’s series of meetings at the Vatican between Pope Francis and Indigenous delegates. He also discusses Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s upcoming visit to the Williams Lake First Nation in British Columbia to meet with residential school survivors and other community members.

Sport Minister Pascale St-Onge and Liberal MPs Steven Mackinnon, Yasir Naqvi and Greg Fergus comment on the death of Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk.

Justice Minister David Lametti discusses the federal government’s decision not to appeal a federal court’s decision in a case involving the Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique and the protection of French-language services in minority settings. (March 29, 2022)

source

No conversations yet

Activity Stream

Fri, May 20, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Exploring the Napier Ranch Conservation Area
Thu, May 19, 2022 at 12:37 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Will Canada finally stem rising aviation emissions in 2022?
Tue, May 17, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Wandering on Dewdrop Ridge – Kamloops Trails
Sun, May 15, 2022 at 8:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Six Mile Thrice – Kamloops Trails
Sat, May 14, 2022 at 6:10 pm - Bill Sundhu posted on their blog: There is no Peace without Justice! »
Thu, May 12, 2022 at 10:13 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Green living is good for you — and the planet
Tue, May 10, 2022 at 7:45 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Early Hiking in the Frederick Bluffs
Sat, May 7, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Up the NE Mara Route
Thu, May 5, 2022 at 11:18 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Suppressed science shows fish farms endanger wild salmon
Tue, May 3, 2022 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: A Moderate Hike on the Uplands Trails
Full Stream