I rise to a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Since, contrary to the hon. member for Lapointe (Mr. Gregoire), I understand very well the oath of office I took in order to sit in this house, on behalf of those I represent, I am withdrawing from this house as a protest against the speech delivered at present by the hon. member.
Topic: SPEECH FROM THE THRONE
Subtopic: CONTINUATION OF DEBATE ON ADDRESS IN REPLY
Mr. Speaker, I cannot say otherwise than that it is amazing to see members on the opposition side doing what they are doing now, when only a few moments ago one of their members was blaming the Liberals for not speaking in this house.
Topic: SITTING SUSPENDED
Subtopic: SITTING RESUMED The house resumed at 8 p.m.