Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):
Mr. Speaker, I thought 1 indicated clearly that I was taking the first course because I thought we could handle it, and I will discuss how with the hon. member and my hon. friend. I think we can take care of the legal requirement under the statute dealing with the reference to redistribution appropriately on Monday, so I am
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determined to call it first. As I said, I am anxious to get Bill C-10 through which, I understand, is third reading. We do have an atmosphere in the House which will require some co-operation among all members. I think I indicated that when I was answering the question of the hon. member for Drummond.
I want to express my thanks to the hon. member for Winnipeg North Centre for the offer he has made with regard to one day's debate on those four references-and I am prepared to consult as to how we divide the time-and also not more than two days on the freedom of information legislation. I think that is quite generous. The hon. member for Drummond is here, but his House leader is quite justifiably away today. We can discuss this matter. If that agreement is forthcoming from the official opposition, it would be very helpful and we can schedule these important matters to allow the committee and Parliament to work, which is in the best interests of members of this House.
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