Mr. Speaker, I would like to respond briefly to what was said by the Hon. Member for Kamloops-Shuswap (Mr. Riis), and especially his comments on democracy. Mr. Speaker, that is exactly what we did. We moved to extend the debate for another hour so that more Members would be able to speak to the Bill, and then the spokesman for the New Democratic Party rose, together with the Liberal Whip, to vote
against the motion. They rose to object to an extension of this debate that would allow Members to speak to this important Bill. And then they have the nerve to accuse the Progressive Conservative Government of violating the principles of our democratic system in this country.
Mr. Speaker, I heard another Member of the New Democratic Party.. .
Subtopic: WESTERN ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION ACT
Sub-subtopic: MEASURE TO ENACT