Gabriel Fontaine (Chief Government Whip's assistant; Deputy Whip of the Progressive Conservative Party)
Mr. Gabriel Fontaine (Levis):
Mr. Speaker, when I was younger, I use to like reading the Gaston Lagaffe strips.
That was some years ago, but I still see people who are past masters at the art of the "gaffe".
The Leader of the Liberal Party decided that in this country, laws are no longer made by our elected representatives but by the non-elected members of the Senate. That was the first gaffe.
The duly elected Liberal Government of Quebec is in favour of free trade. The Liberal Leader in Ottawa is against free trade. That was the second gaffe.
Seven Canadian provinces are in favour of free trade. The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada is against free trade. Third gaffe.
In Quebec, we had Gaston Lagaffe, now we have Turner "la
Subtopic: CANADA-UNITED STATES FREE TRADE AGREEMENT-POSITION OF LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION