Mr. Speaker, as I have indicated a number of times, we continue to support this arm's-length process. We have given additional funding.
Parliament has been unequivocal in expressing its intent that the Military Police Complaints Commission can and should accomplish its stated mandate without access to privileged communication between lawyers and their clients. This was restated in the second independent review of the military justice system recently tabled in the House by myself where Mr. Justice Patrick LeSage said, “The jurisprudence on solicitor-client privilege is clear and established. I see no reason to recommend change.”
There is much precedent from the Supreme Court on this issue. The member is a lawyer. He knows full--