The full text of the Prime Minister’s remarks last night is now posted here.
Now if I can, allow me to return for just a moment to environmental conservation. And let me just say this – I won’t take too much of your time but I just want to this – as conservatives, we believe in both environmental protection and economic growth.
And we believe there is no inherent contradiction in that. On the contrary, you know well, look around the world, we know that the poorer a society, almost invariably, the worse the state of its environmental protections.
His 2009 speech to the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is also worth a read.