House of Commons Debates – August 12, 1988

House of Commons Proceedings

House of Commons Debates – August 12, 1988

2nd Session—33rd Parliament

In Question Period, Deputy Prime Minister Don Mazankowski and Finance Minister Michael Wilson face questions about ownership in the petroleum industry, tariff reductions in the Canada–U.S. Free Trade Agreement, and the political rights of public servants.

The House begins report-stage consideration of Bill C-130, legislation to implement the Canada–U.S. Free Trade Agreement, with speeches by Lloyd Axworthy, Steven W. Langdon, Jim Manly, Charles L. Caccia, and Sheila Copps.

Members then proceed with report-stage debate on Bill C-264, an amendment to provisions in the Criminal Code concerning illicit drug use; there are speeches by Bob Horner, John Nunziata, Svend J. Robinson, David Kilgour, and Don Boudria.