The Prime Minister was in British Columbia just now for a shipbulding announcement and was asked again about the case.
We’re not going to reopen that particular issue. This is a complicated case and the Minister of Justice, I think, has put out a statement clarifying the government’s position on that.
Mr. Harper was then asked specifically whether the government considered the same-sex marriages of non-citizens to be legal or not.
The law recognizes same-sex marriage in Canada and the government is not going to reopen that issue.
The reporter who asked the second question was heckled when he did so.