Thank you for the comments and your question. I think the question is with respect to bilingualism and the disclosure of that criterion.
We as a government require in this process—the first time a process has been clearly articulated in advance of the appointment or the identification of a nominee—that a Supreme Court of Canada justice be functionally bilingual. This government will ensure that the next appointee is functionally bilingual, as distinct from being bilingual. There is a distinction between those.
I believe what Mr. Mulcair is referring to is the letter that the Prime Minister wrote and provided to newspapers in highlighting the new process. I was very pleased that day to be able to further answer questions on the new process and to be available to all media to further describe the process that the Prime Minister articulated in those two articles that, I believe, my friend is referring to.
Certainly, I underscore that this process is meant to be open and transparent and accountable, and that is the commitment we will continue to maintain.