Hansard Highlights from Sept. 18, 2006
Mr. Bill Casey (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, CPC):
Mr. Speaker, it is unfortunate that Liberal opposition MPs from Atlantic Canada are playing politics with the softwood lumber agreement by refusing to support the deal.
The agreement reached by our government will result in the return of almost $5 billion to the lumber industry and will finally bring an end to this ongoing dispute.
By far, most of the lumber industry supports the agreement….