Mr. Member, certainly in my experience with the Olympic movement over the last seven years, the transformation of this country was astounding. The events in Vancouver, the impact the torch had, and the Own the Podium program have become part of the lexicon of discussion in this country for wanting to be the very best we can be. I think if we don't capture the opportunities that accrue to us from the experiences we had in Vancouver with this unique opportunity and what is annually the largest cultural festival we have in this country--
On October 6th, 2010. See this statement in context.