What is the number one priority of Stephen Harper’s government?
Afghanistan? Arctic sovereignty? The environment? Cutting taxes? Fighting crime? Bringing greater accountability and transparency to government? Reforming federalism? Restoring pride in our nation? Improving relations with our North American neighbours? Spreading democracy and human rights throughout the Western hemisphere? Seeing the country through the current economic crisis?
The correct answer—courtesy of Pierre Lemieux during this afternoon’s Question Period—after the jump.
“Mr. Speaker, food safety has been and continues to be our number one priority.”
Adjust your expectations accordingly.