Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Oakville seems to be an expert in economics and a whiz with numbers.
How am I going to tell my mother how to manage on $1.68 a day, when this year the cost of heating increased by 15%, the cost of basic food increased by 15% and the cost of petroleum products increased by 25%? She gets $1.68 a day. How is she supposed to get by on $1.68?