Mr. Speaker, the government should give more than an apology; it should give resources. Search and rescue is a federal responsibility.
It is outrageous that Conservatives will cut corporate taxes and spend billions on fighter jets, but they shirk important lifesaving responsibilities.
The member for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke has said to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador that they should take responsibility for their own lives. That viewpoint is degrading. It is insulting. It is wrong.
Will the Conservatives commit today to provide adequate Coast Guard services to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador?