MPs need to be able to ask questions on behalf of their constituents across the country, Scheer said.
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The Liberals, he said, have announced hundreds of billions of dollars in new spending to mitigate the damage caused by the pandemic-related shutdown, but have provided no formal financial update. Canadians need to know how the government is spending their money, he added.
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“The government should not be allowed to hide the information from Canadians or to pick and choose which questions they want to answer and when,” said Scheer.
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“This is not a partisan issue.