QP Live: The Senate crisis simmers - Macleans.ca

QP Live: The Senate crisis simmers

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Maclean’s is your home for the daily political theatre that is Question Period, when opposition and government MPs trade barbs and take names for 45 minutes every day. Today, QP runs from 2:15 p.m. until just past 3 p.m. We tell you who to watch, we stream it live, and we liveblog all the action. Once a week, we’ll feature a guest blogger to sort through the madness. The whole thing only matters if you participate. Read our morning tease to catch up on the issues of the day, and then chime in on Twitter with #QP.


None of the major party leaders will be in the House today for Question Period. Their designated back-ups will duke it out over lingering questions about the Wright-Duffy Affair and alleged wrongdoing at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. Minister of International Cooperation Julian Fantino will, if he’s in the House, likely face a smattering of questions related to his office’s alleged involvement in partisan letters posted to a government website.