Mr. Speaker, today is World Compliment Day, a day to create more positivity in the world.
I would like to compliment you, Mr. Speaker, on the important work you do to keep decorum in the house.
I compliment the Parliamentary Protective Service for its hard work to keep everyone on Parliament Hill safe.
I compliment the pages, who keep their cool in a demanding environment and ensure that parliamentarians have what we need for our work in the House.
I compliment all MPs in the House for the hard work they do to represent the interests of all Canadians.
I compliment my staff, who have an incredible desire to serve our constituents and who bring such enormous empathy to the individuals who come to us, often as a last resort, when they are frustrated, desperate and in need. My staff go the extra mile each and every single day and I so admire them for it.
Most of all, I compliment my wife Irene. I admire the great patience she has to put up with me in this very challenging and time-consuming job.