Former envoy John McCallum, who was fired over remarks he made about the extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou, was initially scheduled to appear before committee, but was a no-show.
'Provinces and territories are going to argue ... that they’re going to see absolutely no investment decisions by the private sector to develop natural resources, until the feds make clear what their net-zero plans are.'
Ultimately, Dr. Theresa Tam, federal public health officer, said it would be up to local health authorities to consider whether to implement social-distancing measures, such as the cancellation of public gatherings.
'All parties should also reflect upon the many very real and helpful suggestions that have been made to prevent these moments,' says Ry Moran of the National Centre for Reconciliation.
'Further police action threatens to undermine any chance of real reconciliation,' says NDP MP Taylor Bachrach.
'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne says there's no plan to repatriate those asking to be repatriated from Iran amid the coronavirus outbreak.