Mr. Speaker, the decisions taken by the Supreme Court affect us all.
The process that was employed by the previous government was opaque, outdated, and in need of an overhaul. That is why our government has announced a new Supreme Court of Canada appointment process that is open and transparent. Under this process, the advisory board will identify suitable candidates who will be jurists of the highest calibre. They will be functionally bilingual, and they will be representative of the diversity of our great country.
I am pleased to report that the list contains candidates from Atlantic Canada, and we can certainly compete—