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A show of respect

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From QP this afternoon. Lawrence Cannon tries to respond to a question about Sri Lanka from Bob Rae.

Cannon: Mr. Speaker, the honourable minister knows very well from the beginning of this—

(Liberals applaud. Bob Rae stands and bows.)

Cannon: The honourable former prime minister knows full well, that’s even better.

(Liberals applaud. Bob Rae stands and bows)

The Speaker: Order, order. The Minister of Foreign Affairs has the floor. We will have to have some order so his response can be heard.

Cannon: The former premier of Ontario, how is that?

(Conservatives cheer.)