Mr. Speaker, Canadians will note the evasiveness of the minister's answer and the fact that he absolutely avoided answering the question. Also, they will note the fact that before every election Liberals pretend to care about Canadians and after every election they only care about Liberals.
They gave David Dingwall a big, fat patronage post, they let him spend like a drunken Liberal and now they are proposing to pour even more money into the trough that Dingwall eats from, a public trough.
If the Liberals are going to do that, they should at least have the decency to be public, honest and forthright about what they are going to pay him in severance.
Can Canadians finally hear a commitment from the government as to how much--