MPs vote to examine security breach at Winnipeg infectious disease lab


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Opposition MPs on the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations voted Tuesday to delve into the massive security breach at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. Liberals MPs on the committee tried to curtail the parliamentary examination, introducing a motion that would not make the investigation a priority and limiting the number of meetings into the matter. Liberal Yasir Naqvi said he was concerned the inquiry would be “all about political posturing” and attempts to “score political points” rather than getting answers about what happened at Canada’s only Level 4 infectious disease lab. Infectious-disease scientist fired from Winnipeg laboratory surfaces in...