News in Review Parliament and The Detainee Issue

News in Review Parliament and The Detainee Issue

In March, opposition members of Parliament tabled an explosive motion in the House of Commons. They asked the Speaker of the House to rule that the Conservative government was violating parliamentary privilege for withholding documents on the treatment of Afghan detainees. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Afghan detainee issue and how it could trigger a constitutional crisis and federal election.

  • 2010
  • 00:15:09
  • 13-14
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May 2010
Afghan War, 2001 -- Participation, Canadian [LCSH] Canada -- Armed Forces -- Afghanistan [LCSH] Canada -- Military policy [LCSH] Canada -- Foreign relations [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Julie Van Dusen (Journalist), Peter Mansbridge (Journalist), Terry Milewski (Journalist)
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