Ms. Sheila Copps (Hamilton East):
Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity, through you, to remind the Prime
Minister of the comments he made last August, because not only did he say that the law is clear, he also said: . [Translation]
Of course, I will go further. I will make sure that this equality principle is adhered to by all those who are eager to do business with the federal government.
He said that he would apply the principle not only to the Government but to those companies that wanted to do business with the federal Government. Again, Mr. Speaker, what happened between August and November to change the Prime Minister's mind about the direct action he promised to the women of Canada? How does he expect the women of Canada to trust him when he changes his mind so frequently?
Topic: ORAL QUESTION PERIOD
Subtopic: ELECTION CAMPAIGN STATEMENT