Mr. Arthur Laing (Vancouver South):
Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of privilege. In today's issue of the Ottawa Citizen I am credited with the following statement in reference to the constitutional issues before the house:
A sincere and final attempt is being made to re-establish federalism in Canada.
What I said was that a sincere attempt is being made to consolidate federalism in Canada. Again I am reported as having said:
You can't have eleven separate governments if the country is to be run in an efficient manner.
What I said was that you cannot have eleven separate governments all of equal stature and maintain either federalism or efficiency. In making these corrections-
Subtopic: AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION
Sub-subtopic: REFERENCE TO PRESS REPORT OF REMARKS BY MR. LAING