Mr. Speaker, the worst thing we can do as a government is create laws and agreements with the native people and then violate those very agreements.
There is growing concern from groups about many aspects of the bill. The Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Civil Liberties Associations are both concerned about Bill C-68. The Canadian Bar Association will publicly elaborate its concerns regarding the constitutionality of the so-called inspection, search and seizure powers.
Is the justice minister still confident his bill is constitutional in every respect?