Mr. Speaker, we are getting some accusations from the other side, but let us look at the facts.
A very valid and respected festival in the minister's riding was proposed in a four page proposal with 15 pages of endorsements from community supporters.
The application went to the minister's constituency office. It in turn informed the applicant where to send the application at public works. The festival got funded, not for the full amount applied for, but enough to support a very valid and successful festival.
I would like everyone on the other side to stand up and say what festivals in their--