Mr. Speaker, on this side of the House we appreciate the sentiment of the Minister of National Defence.
However, this is not the very first time something of this insensitive nature has happened to the heroes of our country who unfortunately take their own lives. We just want to make sure the minister fully understands exactly what has transpired here, because that cheque was not sent from the Minister of Defence; it was sent from Public Works and Government Services Canada; so somewhere along the line there is a change here in this issue.
Can the minister now assure us that this will never happen again? Can he assure us, in writing, that he will contact the family—