'It's very troubling to see the turn that this has taken. It doesn't feel like reconciliation to many people,' says NDP MP Taylor Bachrach.
'We have to stress to people, that ... people who are coming back, are healthy and not affected,' says Liberal MP Neil Ellis, who represents Bay of Quinte, Ont., which is where Trenton is located.
Former Senator Serge Joyal is regarded by some of his peers for his extensive constitutional memory, something he relied on when he took his own government to court not once, but twice.
Embassy officials in Beijing, along with the government’s rapid deployment team, have also been dispatched to Wuhan to assist those being repatriated.
Conservative MPs Candice Bergen and Michael Chong ruled out possible leadership bids on Wednesday.
'Part of the process now is figuring out exactly what our protocols will be when we return Canadians that wish to come home,' said Health Minister Patty Hajdu about Canada's goal to repatriate those stranded in China.
'We don’t want to raise the political fire on this. We want to make sure that we’re all working together to show Canadians that this is being addressed,' says Conservative health critic Matt Jeneroux.
'I didn’t plan a speech at all, so it came from the heart,' says House Speaker Anthony Rota of his first remarks when he was elected to the post on Dec. 5.