Mr. Bruce Halliday (Oxford):
Madam Speaker, I rise under the provisions of Standing Order 43, on a matter of urgent and pressing necessity.
In view of the very serious loss of trees from forest fires, and the fact that reports yesterday and today indicate further outbreaks of forest fires, I move, seconded by the hon. member for Hastings-Frontenac (Mr. Vankoughnet):
That this House requests the Minister of the Environment to initiate consultations with his appropriate provincial counterparts with a view to co-operating with them in fully utilizing Canadian firefighting facilities.
Subtopic: FOREST FIRES
Sub-subtopic: FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL CO-OPERATION IN UTILIZING FIREFIGHTING FACILITIES-MOTION UNDER S O. 43