Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his question.
I would also like to thank the NDP members for working with the government with regard to the throne speech. We appreciate their collaboration very much.
It is really important for these programs to get off the ground. As I stated in my speech, the current programs expire at the end of September. It is time for other programs to take their place, because we want to transition from emergency measures to long-term measures so we can continue helping Canadians.