House of Commons Hansard #149 of the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was quebec.

Topics

Foreign Takeovers
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:05 p.m.

NDP

Niki Ashton Churchill, MB

Madam Speaker, my second petition is on behalf of the people of Thompson and Manitoba. The petitioners ask the federal government to continue to work with stakeholders to put a stop to Vale's devastating announcement in our community. They ask the government to show real Canadian leadership and say no to foreign takeovers that are bad for our communities.

Poverty
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:05 p.m.

Conservative

Ray Boughen Palliser, SK

Madam Speaker, I rise today to present a petition on behalf of 32 of my constituents on the subject of poverty reduction in Canada.

The petitioners are in support of Bill C-545, An Act to Eliminate Poverty in Canada. I am proud to be part of a government that is working to create jobs and growth for all Canadians in order to allow them the opportunity to rise above poverty.

Poverty
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:05 p.m.

Liberal

Geoff Regan Halifax West, NS

Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise and present a petition on behalf of 50 Nova Scotians, almost all of whom are residents of the Caritas Residence for Sisters of Charity at Mount Saint Vincent University.

These petitioners, one of whom I know very well, call upon Parliament to ensure swift passage of Bill C-545, An Act to Eliminate Poverty in Canada.

Housing
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

March 25th, 2011 / 1:05 p.m.

Bloc

Nicolas Dufour Repentigny, QC

Madam Speaker, as the representative for the riding of Repentigny, I am please to be presenting a petition asking the Government of Canada to transfer funds for low-income housing in Quebec.

Multiple Sclerosis
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:05 p.m.

NDP

Carol Hughes Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, ON

Madam Speaker, I have two petitions to table today.

The first petition is on behalf of Canadians who want the government to take action in order that MS patients can have access to CCSVI treatment. Many petitions have been tabled in the House on this matter.

Disability Tax Credit
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

NDP

Carol Hughes Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing, ON

Madam Speaker, the second petition is with respect to Canadians with a hearing disability. They want to ensure they are eligible to receive the disability tax credit.

Employment Insurance
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

Liberal

Scott Simms Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor, NL

Madam Speaker, for the final time in this Parliament, I am honoured to rise and present six petitions concerning the EI pilot projects.

Despite the mention in the budget, the petitioners from Twillingate, New West Valley, as well as Bonavista Peninsula, want permanency to the pilot projects, while working on claim and also best 14 weeks.

Guaranteed Income Supplement
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

Bloc

Nicole Demers Laval, QC

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to be presenting a petition in support of seniors signed by 122 people. They are calling on the government for real improvements in the guaranteed income supplement, the spouse's allowance and the survivor's allowance.

Disability Tax Credit
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

NDP

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway, BC

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise to present two petitions.

The first petition is to bring fairness to the disability tax credit to allow people with hearing impairments the full ability to claim the value of that credit.

Falun Gong
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

NDP

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway, BC

Madam Speaker, the second petition calls upon the government to pressure the government of China to provide full human rights for practitioners of the Falun Gong faith.

Health
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

Liberal

Irwin Cotler Mount Royal, QC

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition on behalf of my constituents in Mount Royal and beyond.

The petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to recommit to protect the underlying principles of the Canada Health Act, to make the Canada Health accord a priority in the federal, provincial, territorial agenda and to ensure that all Canadians have access to the health care services when they need them.

Housing
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

Bloc

Robert Carrier Alfred-Pellan, QC

Madam Speaker, there is a serious shortage of social housing in Laval, but those who benefit from it would like to maintain their quality of life to some extent. That is why I am presenting a petition signed by 135 tenants of low-income housing in my riding who are worried about the repercussions of the fact that budget 2011 does not renew funding that the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation needs to replace, repair and modernize low-income housing. The petitioners call upon the federal government to make the necessary public investment to enable the Société d'habitation du Québec to complete its low-income housing renovation plan.

Disability Tax Credit
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

NDP

Malcolm Allen Welland, ON

Madam Speaker, I have two petitions to present today.

The first is on the disability tax credit for the hearing impaired. The petitioners call upon the government to enact the disability tax credit.

Trade
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

NDP

Malcolm Allen Welland, ON

Madam Speaker, the second petition is about the European Union talks on fair trade rather than free trade. The petitioners call upon the government to enact fair trade agreements with the European Union.

Poverty
Petitions
Routine Proceedings

1:10 p.m.

Liberal

Rob Oliphant Don Valley West, ON

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition on behalf of residents of Don Valley West and the city of Toronto in support of Bill C-545, An Act to Eliminate Poverty in Canada. It is their desire to ensure that all Canadians have access to a full livelihood and a sense of grace and dignity in life.