Madam Speaker, today is quite a special day. In fact, on February 28, I was hoping to give a speech of a similar nature. When I stood in my place on behalf of the government, I had asked for leave to see if we could begin debate on the very important piece of legislation that we have before us today.
I think it is important for us to recognize that, to the best of my knowledge, it is the very first time we have unanimous support from all political entities inside the House of Commons. We have the Conservatives, New Democrats, Bloc and Green Party members, along with the government of course, supporting what I suggest is an excellent deal.
I have been here all day listening to comments. The Conservatives asked about this and that. The Bloc asked the same thing. I listened to my New Democrat friends, and they also pointed out that there were things missing within the trade agreement.
This agreement is a win for Canadians. At the end of the day, when talking about negotiations—
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