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2016-10-17 13:53 House intervention / intervention en chambre

Opposition motions, Softwood lumber industry, Trade agreements

Accords commerciaux

Mr. Speaker, I enjoyed the speech made by my colleague from Lac-Saint-Jean, who, like me, comes from a forestry region. I have a very important question for him.

If his party managed this issue so well when it was in government, why did the previous deal expire during that time, and why was this issue not resolved before his party left office? If it was so easy, why was his party incapable of doing it?

Monsieur le Président, j'apprécie le discours de mon collègue de Lac-Saint-Jean, qui vient d'une région forestière, comme moi. J'ai une question très importante à lui poser.

Si son parti a si bien réussi à gérer le problème lorsqu'il était au gouvernement, pourquoi l'échéance est-elle passée lorsqu'il était au pouvoir, et pourquoi le problème n'a-t-il pas été réglé avant son départ? Si c'était si facile, pourquoi n'a-t-il pas été capable de le faire?

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Posted at 13:26 on October 17, 2016

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