Mr. Speaker, this agreement is not a milestone, it is more a headstone for the fish in B.C.
During the construction of the Vancouver Island highway the province deviously avoided its own environmental assessment law. The minister of fisheries played the same game and avoided an environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
Rather than attempting to promote the cause of Liberals in B.C. by jumping into bed with Glen Clark, why has the minister of fisheries not fulfilled his constitutional obligation and charged the province with fish habitat destruction by the Vancouver Island highway?