Mr. Speaker, the crucial job of the Prime Minister and the Liberal government is to provide leadership. The reality is that the RCMP does report to one of the ministers of the government.
Certainly I recognize the jurisdictional responsibilities of the project and the support, as the member has outlined, but that is quite apart from enforcing the rule of law and from ensuring that the agencies that report to a minister of the government do that and know that the government will have their backs when they do it.
Certainly, on the myriad of other issues that are being raised, which are often historical in nature or are an attempt to achieve reconciliation through these activities, the government should also explain what exactly it has been doing for month after month and for five years on that side on the variety of all of these other issues that people are using their freedom of speech to raise in the course of the illegal blockades.
However, it is absolutely the Prime Minister's job to say that the rule of law will be upheld and that—