Mr. Speaker, I was part of the Liberal caucus investigating price gouging at the pumps. I am really surprised the hon. member for Prince George—Peace River is not blaming the companies but is just blaming the government. He is not blaming the companies for raising gas prices over long weekends, which has more of an effect on people with fixed incomes than anything else.
When the crude oil price was at $9 per barrel, the price of gasoline was 50—