Mr. Speaker, the problem is that information from torture is unreliable. Has the government learned nothing from the Maher Arar affair?
We know there are countries and agencies that use torture as a matter of course but, instead of moving to stop this, the government turns a blind eye. That is what it really means when the Minister of Public Safety directs CSIS to use information extracted through torture.
Torture will continue if the information keeps being used.
Will the minister acknowledge, as his predecessor did as public safety minister, that torture is morally wrong and information extracted through torture is unreliable?