Mr. Deputy Speaker:
Pursuant to provisional standing order 47, subsection 2, I must advise hon. members that the time allotted for consideration of this motion has expired, except for two five minute periods, one for a minister speaking on behalf of the government, and one allocated to the mover of the motion who will close the debate.
It is obvious that the first opportunity when an hon. member affected by the charge made yesterday by the hon. member for Joliette-L'Assomption-Montcalm could rise, was at the beginning of this morning's session, and that is what I did immediately-