March 25, 1981

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An hon. Member:

Holding Canada together.

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Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

He says he prefers holding Canada together.

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Walter David Baker (Official Opposition House Leader; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

Order, Madam Speaker. Even the Prime Minister is subject to the rules.

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Jeanne Sauvé (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Madam Speaker:

Order, please. The Right Hon. Prime Minister should be answering the one question that was put to him by the Right Hon. Leader of the Opposition.

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An hon. Member:

He has not answered a thing yet.

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LIB

Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

Madam Speaker, I am commenting on the very points raised by their leader. He raises some points. Surely fairness entitles me to deal with those points.

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Some hon. Members:

Hear, hear!

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An hon. Member:

When did you start dealing in fairness?

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Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

The Leader of the Opposition also suggested that he would prefer Canadians settle their questions rather than the British. So do we, and we are Canadians in this House and we represent Canada. And if the Leader of the Opposition really believes that, why have all his friends, the provincial premiers, why have they been in London for months lobbying the British?

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An hon. Member:

Where is Chretien?

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LIB

Jeanne Sauvé (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Madam Speaker:

Order, please.

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Walter David Baker (Official Opposition House Leader; Progressive Conservative Party House Leader)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton):

Where is Chretien?

March 25, 1981

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Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

I am asked where Mr. Chretien is. Madam Speaker, the Minister of Justice accepted a long while ago-

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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

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LIB

Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Prime Minister)

Liberal

Mr. Trudeau:

A long while ago-

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An hon. Member:

How about MacGuigan?

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LIB

Jeanne Sauvé (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Madam Speaker:

Order. I shall have to interrupt the Right Hon. Prime Minister and let the Right Hon. Leader of the Opposition formulate another question, because that one just does not seem to be able to be answered while maintaining some order in the House.

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Charles Joseph Clark (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Clark:

Madam Speaker, perhaps the Prime Minister needs two hours and 20 minutes to answer questions in the House as well.

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Some hon. Members:

Hear, hear!

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Some hon. Members:

Oh, oh!

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March 25, 1981