Mr. Speaker, that does not cut it.
Canada Revenue Agency employees told us that the decision not to measure the revenue shortfall was a political one.
Not only are the Conservatives cutting billions of dollars without even thinking about an impact study, but they are even going so far as to refuse to share information about these cuts with the Parliamentary Budget Officer, a position that they themselves created. Every time something goes wrong with one of their portfolios—as with the F-35s, for example—they are quick to refuse to send the PBO the documents he requires. The PBO then has no choice but to take the Conservatives to court so that he can do his job. And what a coincidence that the PBO's court case opens tomorrow, on the very day that the budget is being tabled.
Can the Conservatives promise that, this time, all the relevant information will be shared with the Parliamentary—