Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to applaud the Prime Minister for his vision that was laid out in yesterday's Speech from the Throne.
The Prime Minister has been consistent in presenting the five priorities of the Conservative government. The previous prime minister tried to be all things to all people. In one throne speech he made 56 promises, but kept few. Our government would rather keep five promises than break 56.
Under this government, Canadians will see guaranteed wait times, ensuring all Canadians get access to timely health care when they need it.
Canadian parents will receive true choice in child care with a $1,200 a year allowance. Unlike the Liberals' institutional day care scheme, we believe parents should have a choice in who raises their children.
Canadians will be able to feel safe in their communities. We will invest in front line police officers instead of a gun registry that targets duck hunters.
We will lower the GST and put Canadians' hard-earned money back in their pockets
We will introduce the federal accountability act. After 13 years of Liberal waste and corruption--