Mr. Speaker, we always support better mental health on this side, but we voted against the Conservatives' budgets because they did not get the job done.
My question is for the Minister of Public Safety.
Yesterday, the minister dashed off a threatening letter to Commissioner Paulson, ordering him to report on provincial efforts to keep records on firearm sales in their own provinces and ordering the RCMP not to co-operate with provincial chief firearms officers.
Why is the minister issuing orders to the arm's-length RCMP? Why is he interfering with provinces that are trying to take action to make their streets safer?