You will note, Mr. Speaker, that I asked a question about the RADARSAT constellation mission program and its funding, and the parliamentary secretary did not even mention RADARSAT once in that very lengthy recitation.
The minister stood here in May and said very much the same words, that the Conservative government has done more for science than ever before, but the science community has very clearly told us otherwise. Over the summer, scientists from across Canada took to the lawn of Parliament to mourn the death of evidence. Scientists protested the cuts to scientific institutions and the muzzling of researchers.
When the government came to power in 2006, it was with promises to make government more transparent and responsive. Instead of changing Ottawa, Ottawa changed the Conservatives.
I will ask my questions again. When will the RADARSAT constellation mission program be funded? What is the government doing? Does it have timelines? This came out in March with the last budget. We are now in October. The uncertainty in the--