Thank you, Mr. Chairperson. The two from the North, two from the South, and two from Yellowknife protocol has been in place for many years. It is a semi-constitutional principle of consensus government. It simply cannot be changed without much thorough discussion. This is, in fact, on our Caucus agenda for this upcoming weekend, the principles of consensus government.
When we were talking about the southern candidates, Mr. Norn could have put his name forward previously. There was never any discussion about whether he could put his name forward for Yellowknife in the previous TLC. To now say that he is a Yellowknife MLA, it essentially removes a candidate from the southern constituencies, which already has the least number of MLAs. We need to keep that balance of having an appropriate number of MLAs in the South, Yellowknife, and the North.
This conversation has previously happened. The Legislative Assembly set out how this TLC would occur. I don't believe we need to be having this discussion. Let's have the TLC. Thank you, Mr. Chairperson.