House of Commons Hansard #160 of the 35th Parliament, 2nd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was organized.

Topics

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Beryl Gaffney Nepean, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions on the same topic. One petition has 54 signatures, the other has 28, and most of them come from the Ottawa area.

The petitioners state that the national highway policy study identified job creation, economic development, national unity, saving lives and avoiding injuries, lower congestion, lower vehicle operating costs and better international competitiveness as benefits. They call on Parliament to join with the provincial governments to make the national highway system upgrading possible.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Reform

Ted White North Vancouver, BC

Mr. Speaker, I wish to present a petition on behalf of my constituent, Helen Hawthorne, and 24 others who are concerned that paying income taxes which go toward the Canadian military is an infringement of the freedom of conscience of those who object to participating in military activity.

The petitioners ask Parliament to establish peace tax legislation by passing into law the conscientious objection act which recognizes the right of conscientious objectors to not pay for the military but to apply that portion of their taxes that was to be used for military purposes toward peaceful, non-military purposes.

Petitions
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Liberal

Jesse Flis Parkdale—High Park, ON

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, it is with great sadness that I table this petition.

The petitioners grieve that whereas Jacqueline Mariana MacLellan, born as a Canadian citizen, was kidnapped by her father on October 27, 1996 and taken to Bermuda; whereas the mother, Marguerite M. Kopaniak, holds a custody order awarded by the Supreme Court of Ontario which found that the father, Peter R. MacLellan, is in contempt of said court; and whereas Bermuda is not a signatory to the Hague convention, thus eliminating the generally adhered to rules to return abducted children to the country of original jurisdiction, the petitioners call on Parliament to take action to have the Bermuda authorities recognize and honour the Canadian jurisdiction over this child and cause for the child to be returned to Canada into the care and custody of the mother.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

April 21st, 1997 / 3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Jesse Flis Parkdale—High Park, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have a second petition which I wish to present concerning NATO. The petitioners ask that central and east European countries be allowed to enter an enlarged NATO, excluding non priori.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Jesse Flis Parkdale—High Park, ON

Mr. Speaker, I have a third petition which I wish to present concerning co-op housing. The petitioners call on the government not to cave into the Ontario government but to preserve co-op housing as it exists today.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, I rise to present petitions on behalf of hundreds of constituents and concerned citizens from across the country who have a number of issues which they would like Parliament to address.

First, over 600 petitioners pray that Parliament will enact legislation to establish a national pedophile registry.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, other petitioners pray that violent offenders not be eligible for parole until their full sentence is served.

Petitions
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Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, another petition requests that Parliament make no changes in the law which would sanction or allow the aiding or abetting of suicide or active or passive euthanasia.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, another petition requests that Parliament provide core funding to ensure that all women diagnosed with breast cancer have access, through survivor list support groups, to information on the various treatments available in their community.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, another petition requests that the federal government join with provincial governments to make the national highway system upgrading possible in 1997.

Petitions
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Reform

Jan Brown Calgary Southeast, AB

Mr. Speaker, the final petition requests that Parliament declare and confirm immediately that Canada is indivisible.

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

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Bruce—Grey
Ontario

Liberal

Ovid Jackson Parliamentary Secretary to President of the Treasury Board

Mr. Speaker, I ask that all questions be allowed to stand.

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

The Acting Speaker (Mr. Milliken)

Is that agreed?

Questions On The Order Paper
Routine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

The House resumed consideration in committee of Bill C-95, an act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal organizations) and to amend other acts in consequence, Mr. Milliken in the chair.