October 23, 2007 (39th Parliament, 2nd Session)


Colleen Beaumier (Interjection)


Ms. Colleen Beaumier

Mr. Speaker, I think that comment by the member was really quite beneath him.
However, it did not get to the Supreme Court because this was a court challenge initiated by seniors' groups and, needless to say, they ran out of money. The lawyer who handled the case felt fairly certain that had it reached the Supreme Court it would in fact have been ruled unconstitutional.

Topic:   Private Members' Business
Subtopic:   Old Age Security Act
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