Ms. Megan Leslie (Halifax, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the minister is doing a fine job of re-clarifying the denial of his colleague's retraction.
Ms. Megan Leslie (Halifax, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans said that the following remarks were taken out of context: “Grace, you're a great cook. You're going to make a wonderful wife for somebody.”
In what context are those remarks acceptable?
Ms. Megan Leslie (Halifax, NDP): Mr. Speaker, President Obama has issued a challenged to elected officials in both the United States and Canada to act quickly to combat climate change.
He knows that economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas emissions go hand in hand.
This raises the question: what will the Conservatives do when our neighbours and economic partners impose penalties on businesses that pollute too much?