House of Commons Hansard #44 of the 41st Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was military.

Topics

Infrastructure
Oral Questions

Noon

NDP

Philip Toone Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine, QC

Mr. Speaker, this government is once again demonstrating that it does not have any sort of plan to create jobs, particularly in the regions. Transport Canada refuses to repair the Chandler and Carleton wharves in my riding, despite the fact that their repair would attract 200 jobs. The department does not even want to pay for a study to assess the actual state of the wharves.

Why is this government prepared to sacrifice 200 jobs and the economy of the Gaspé?

Infrastructure
Oral Questions

Noon

Nepean—Carleton
Ontario

Conservative

Pierre Poilievre Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport

Mr. Speaker, I find it interesting that the hon. member would ask such a question. Our government has invested in all sorts of infrastructure and created jobs across the country. It is part of our economic action plan. The NDP opposed all these measures. Now we have entered the second phase of our economic action plan, and the NDP is, once again, opposing these efforts. It is shameful.

Quebec Nation
Oral Questions

Noon

Bloc

André Bellavance Richmond—Arthabaska, QC

Mr. Speaker, 30 years—to the day—after the “night of long knives”, contempt for Quebec is as strong as ever in Ottawa. Appointing a unilingual Supreme Court justice and a unilingual Auditor General, destroying the data from the firearms registry, imposing a regressive, extremely costly justice model, and to top it all off, reducing Quebec's political weight all prove that recognizing the Quebec nation was nothing but smoke and mirrors.

Will the government admit that it is building Canada at the expense of Quebeckers and that Quebec sovereignty alone can put an end to this contempt?

Quebec Nation
Oral Questions

Noon

Beauce
Québec

Conservative

Maxime Bernier Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)

Mr. Speaker, absolutely not. I am a Quebecker and a Canadian, and proud to be both. Quebec can flourish within this country. That being said, I would remind my Bloc Québécois colleagues that Quebec represents 23% of the Canadian population and has 23% of the seats in the House of Commons. That is what it means to show fairness and respect to Quebeckers.

Oral Questions
Points of Order
Oral Questions

Noon

Parry Sound—Muskoka
Ontario

Conservative

Tony Clement President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. During question period today there was some mention from the Liberal Party of a gentleman by the name of Michel Dorais. Further to this topic of discussion, I would like to inform the House that Michel Dorais donated in 2009 to former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff.

I certainly make no allegations of the partisan leanings of the individual; I simply find that the House should be informed of these facts. I table these documents.

Oral Questions
Points of Order
Oral Questions

Noon

Conservative

The Speaker Andrew Scheer

Are the documents in question in both official languages?

Oral Questions
Points of Order
Oral Questions

Noon

Conservative

Tony Clement Parry Sound—Muskoka, ON

Mr. Speaker, yes, they are in both official languages.

Oral Questions
Points of Order
Oral Questions

Noon

Liberal

Kevin Lamoureux Winnipeg North, MB

Mr. Speaker, I rise on the same point of order. I find it highly irregular. I appreciate that the government spares no cost in terms of tax dollars in researching the background of individuals. It was a legitimate question in regard to the actions of the government. The amount of disrespect that the minister put has cast a shadow--

Oral Questions
Points of Order
Oral Questions

Noon

Conservative

The Speaker Andrew Scheer

Order. Tabling of documents. The hon. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs.

Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement
Routine Proceedings

Noon

Kenora
Ontario

Conservative

Greg Rickford Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement.

Government Response to Petitions
Routine Proceedings

Noon

Regina—Lumsden—Lake Centre
Saskatchewan

Conservative

Tom Lukiwski Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8) I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to four petitions.

Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement Act
Routine Proceedings

November 4th, 2011 / 12:05 p.m.

York—Simcoe
Ontario

Conservative

Peter Van Loan Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

Mr. Speaker, there have been consultations and I would ask for unanimous consent for the following motion:

That the bill on notice entitled “An Act to give effect to the Agreement between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada concerning the Eeyou Marine Region” be permitted to be introduced today.

Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement Act
Routine Proceedings

12:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Speaker Andrew Scheer

Does the hon. Leader of the Government in the House of Commons have the unanimous consent of the House to move the motion?

Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement Act
Routine Proceedings

12:05 p.m.

Some hon. members

Agreed.

Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement Act
Routine Proceedings

12:05 p.m.

Conservative

The Speaker Andrew Scheer

The House has heard the terms of the motion. Is it the pleasure of the House to adopt the motion?