Hon. Maxime Bernier (Minister of Industry, CPC)
Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his question.
When I became Minister of Industry, I immediately asked my officials for a detailed accounting of the Technology Partnerships Canada program. I can assure you that we have launched an unprecedented initiative to apply the principles of accountability and transparency to this program.
We issued a public report on March 24 with all the facts and figures, and our government is convinced that our partnerships with the private sector must be governed by transparency and accountability. Canadian taxpayers have the right to know how their money is being managed.
Topic: Oral Questions
Subtopic: Technology Partnerships Canada