Mr. Speaker, the minister responded to this question. She said we had to make choices. One of those choices was the viable CANDU business which brings significant benefits to Quebec. The sale of one CANDU-6 reactor abroad could bring over $100 million and 4,000 person years in contracts to Quebec companies.
Natural resources has recently established an energy research lab in Quebec focusing on federal energy priority areas, specifically renewable energy, energy efficiency and remote community energy systems.