In my opinion, we face some difficulties here.
The hon. member for Elk Island is trying to move a motion, and I read from page 391 of Marleau and Montpetit. Under motions and routine proceedings it states:
The motions [under routine proceedings] which are considered under this rubric are often moved without notice by unanimous consent and adopted without debate. Examples of motions moved under this rubric include those to:
manage the proceedings and business of the House or its committees;
concur in a committee report;
establish a special committee;
It goes on and on. I could read the whole list but I will not.
In other words, this kind of motion is normally moved during motions under routine proceedings. We are not at motions under routine proceedings. We are two hours before that happens. What the hon. member is seeking to do is get unanimous consent to do something that normally is done under motions for one thing, but then he is seeking unanimous consent for a motion that we already know will not get unanimous consent.
Accordingly, I think we have heard enough. I have invited the hon. member to put the substance, which is our usual practice, so we hear it and accept or reject it. However, in this case he is persisting in reading a list. He has offered to read two lists and, in my view, it is an abuse of the practice of the House. We already have an indication that the answer is no, and, accordingly, I suggest we move on to the next item.