Right Hon. John N. Turner (Leader of the Opposition):
Mr. Speaker, I would like to put a question to the Minister of Justice.
On today's Order Paper and Notices of the House, there are 136 proposed amendments to Bill C-72 respecting the Official Languages Act. Those amendements are moved by 15 Conservative Members.
Mr. Speaker, I must say to the Minister that those amendments are an insult to the dignity of all Canadians. We have here tangible and concrete evidence that an important number of Conservative Members are against the bilingualism policy we have here, in Canada, and do not believe in it.
Will the Minister of Justice require of his Conservative colleagues that they withdraw the shameful amendment, and I
June 30, 1988
quote number 11, which says: "If the two versions of this Act differ..."
Subtopic: OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Sub-subtopic: DEMAND THAT AMENDMENT NO. 11 BE WITHDRAWN