House of Commons Hansard #242 of the 36th Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was culture.

Topics

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:20 a.m.

The Deputy Speaker

The pleasure is mutual.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:20 a.m.

Reform

Bob Mills Red Deer, AB

Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a petition signed by 34 people from Alberta. These individuals call on parliament to pass legislation incorporating the rights of children and the principles of equality between and among all parents.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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Reform

Howard Hilstrom Selkirk—Interlake, MB

Mr. Speaker, I have a petition today from 75 of my constituents and constituents from all over Manitoba who feel that parliament should re-enact legislation and reinstate chiropractic services for aboriginal people. These services have been eliminated and are no longer available. The health of many Manitobans are affected by this decision. They pray that this be brought back for the use of Manitobans.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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Reform

Jim Hart Okanagan—Coquihalla, BC

Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and privilege to rise today, pursuant to Standing Order 36, to present a petition not only from the residents of Okanagan—Coquihalla but from all across British Columbia who draw the attention of the House of Commons to the following: “Whereas a majority of Canadians are in favour of a fair agreement with the Nisga'a people that is complete and equitable to all Canadians; whereas there are court cases presently outstanding”—

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

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The Deputy Speaker

Order, please. I know the hon. member, in a spirit of co-operation today, will want to comply with the rule in every respect and that is that he give a brief summary of the petition, rather than read it. When I hear him read “whereas” and so on, I can tell that perhaps he is not giving a brief summary. I know he would not want to give that impression to the House.

Petitions
Routine Proceedings

10:25 a.m.

Reform

Jim Hart Okanagan—Coquihalla, BC

Mr. Speaker, the people of British Columbia are concerned about the Nisga'a agreement and therefore are calling on parliament to reject the agreement.

There are 1,000 signatures today and by the time the House returns there will be over 100,000 from the people of British Columbia.

Child Pornography
Routine Proceedings

June 10th, 1999 / 10:25 a.m.

Reform

Roy H. Bailey Souris—Moose Mountain, SK

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I present today at least 300 more signatures from people in my constituency and across the province dealing with the same topic.

The petitioners pray that parliament will take all measures necessary to ensure that the possession of child pornography remains a serious criminal offence and that federal police forces be directed to give priority to enforcing this law for the protection of children.

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
Routine Proceedings

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Peterborough
Ontario

Liberal

Peter Adams Parliamentary Secretary to Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, if Questions Nos. 199 and 212 could be made orders for return, these returns would be tabled immediately.

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
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The Deputy Speaker

Is that agreed?

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Some hon. members

Agreed. .[Text]

Question No. 199—

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
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Reform

John Williams St. Albert, AB

With regard to the losses suffered by government departments and agencies of approximately $1.3 million dollars worth of laptop and desktop computers due to theft, as shown in the Public Accounts of Canada, pages 3.25 to 3.31, Volume II, Part II, for fiscal year 1997-98: ( a ) from which locations did these thefts occur; ( b ) were these cases of theft reported to a law enforcement agency; and ( c ) if so, what were the findings from the law enforcement agency's investigations?

Return tabled.

Question No. 212—

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
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Progressive Conservative

Gilles Bernier Tobique—Mactaquac, NB

Can the Department of Human Resources Development provide for the constituency of Tobique-Mactaquac the following information for each of the past five years, regarding the application and appeal process for disability pensions under the Canada Pension Plan: ( a ) how many people made an initial application for a disability pension and how many of these applications were accepted/rejected; ( b ) following the initial application, how long did clients have to wait for a response; ( c ) how many clients requested a review and how many of these requests were approved/rejected; ( d ) in how many cases did the Department request a review and how many of its requests were approved/rejected; ( e ) following a request for a review, how long did clients have to wait for a response; ( f ) how many clients appealed to the review tribunal, and how many of these appeals were approved/rejected; ( g ) in how many cases did the Department appeal to the review tribunal and how many of its appeals were approved/rejected; ( h ) following appeals to the review tribunal, how long did clients have to wait for a response from the tribunal; ( i ) how many clients appealed to the Pension Appeals Board and how many of these appeals were approved/rejected; ( j ) in how many cases did the Department appeal to the Pension Appeals Board and how many of its appeals were approved/rejected; and ( k ) following an appeal to the Pension Appeals Board, how long did clients have to wait for a response from the Board?

Return tabled.

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
Routine Proceedings

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Liberal

Peter Adams Peterborough, ON

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

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
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The Deputy Speaker

Is that agreed?

Questions Passed As Order For Returns
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Some hon. members

Agreed.