Not only did I look at them—I'm just cool like that—but I listened to them when I was not on Parliament Hill.
It was an important debate to have. There was a lot of great, constructive feedback within that time. We've referred to it as a filibuster, but I know that members were sharing perspectives and viewpoints that needed to be heard. It was unfortunate that this was the only way to do it.
The work that committees do is essential to the process, because committees are able to scrutinize legislation. They are able to bring in witnesses and stakeholders and ask tough questions to ensure that we are making good decisions in the best interest of Canadians.
Yes, to answer your question quickly, I did observe that debate and I believe it was an important conversation.