Mr. Maurice Harquail (Restigouche):
Mr. Speaker, 24 hours ago marked a very important and historic day for the whole world. 1 had intended to recognize and pay homage to the thirty-fifth President of the United States, the late John F. Kennedy, and to request that all of us in this House who, I am sure, remember quite vividly and with sadness the assassination that took place 20 years ago, do so also. Considering all the negotiations that go on between this country and our friends, our neighbours south of the border, some 225 million Americans, 1 would like to transmit a special message of condolence, not only to the President and to the citizens who live in the United States of America, but also to the Kennedy family.
If it is at all in order, Mr. Speaker, I would request and seek unanimous consent that we send such a message from this Chamber to the President of the United States and to the American people and, in particular, a special message of condolence to the Kennedy family, marking that recognition-
Subtopic: THE LATE JOHN F. KENNEDY ANNIVERSARY OF ASSASSINATION OF UNITED STATES PRESIDENT