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December 2nd, 2014
House debate

John Williamson
Conservative

Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2  . If members believe budgets balance themselves, I would ask them to consider Greece, Detroit, or even Canada in the mid-1990s. However Mr. Chrétien and Mr. Martin qualified their efforts at the time, I am sure they would not have said that the federal budget balanced itself. Promoting

December 2nd, 2014
House debate

Cathy McLeod
Conservative

Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2  . It was a global recession. I remember many countries being very concerned. We all remember Portugal, Italy, Greece, and Spain and the significant challenges they were facing. However, we had a plan, we were in a good position going in, and we came out. We were particularly proud

November 27th, 2014
Committee meeting

Archbishop Sotirios Athanassoulas

Foreign Affairs committee  I do not know very much about this. I've talked to the chairman in Greece. He is a member of Parliament in Greece, and together he and a few others had a meeting there. The only thing I know is this. And I know that they cooperated very much with all the countries in Europe

November 17th, 2014
House debate

Matthew Dubé
NDP

Committees of the House   world. When we look at some of the comparisons, we see they are not always comparisons that are acceptable for Canada. We need to have the highest possible standards for ourselves. If we look at countries like Greece, we see there is a 50% youth unemployment rate. When the bar

November 17th, 2014
House debate

Matthew Dubé
NDP

Committees of the House   people in Canada's labour market is higher than that of young people in most other developed countries. When we talk about developed countries, we often forget to mention countries such as Italy and Greece where the unemployment rate is even higher than it is here. If I am

November 6th, 2014
Committee meeting

Alain Giguère
NDP

Public Accounts committee   to pension funds should appear in financial statements. That's what happened in Greece, where huge deficits were discovered. I do not see those international standards and the court's ruling reflected in the table on page 1.24. It may be a good idea to add this information. I would also

October 6th, 2014
House debate

Paul Dewar
NDP

Military Contribution Against ISIL  , Switzerland, New Zealand, Ireland, Spain, Finland, Greece, Poland, and dozens of other countries. ISIL has perpetrated appalling crimes, including mass killings, sexual violence, forced displacement, and the destruction of holy sites. More than 20 million Iraqis have been affected. Two

October 1st, 2014
Committee meeting

Dave Van Kesteren
Conservative

Finance committee   countries that were pretty much bankrupt in Europe. PIIGS stands for Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain. For Portugal, it was interesting. Much of their demise came from building roads. But did you know that Spain's basic demise was solar energy? They will tell you

September 29th, 2014
Committee meeting

Glen Hodgson

Finance committee  They end up like Greece.

June 10th, 2014
House debate

Mark Adler
Conservative

Business of Supply   to lower the prices of consumer goods, and better protecting financial consumers. The economic action plan continues on this track. From Detroit to Greece, the dire consequences of ongoing and growing deficits are clear. This is one of the reasons why our government has reduced taxes

June 5th, 2014
House debate

Scott Brison
Liberal

Employment  Mr. Speaker, the government is implying that young Canadians are better off than young people in Greece. Those internships are actually funded by the youth employment strategy, which the Conservatives have cut by $60 million since 2010. Too many Canadians are being pressured

June 4th, 2014
House debate

Joan Crockatt
Conservative

Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1   Canada greener every day. This Conservative government has added an area the size of Greece to our national parkland, and that is a legacy for us to enjoy now and for our kids to enjoy in the future. It is a real game-changer. The former U.S. energy secretary, Steven Chu, says

June 3rd, 2014
House debate

Niki Ashton
NDP

Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act   in a country that I know well, Greece. A company based in Canada, Eldorado Gold, with the help of money from Export Development Canada, has pursued mining development without the support of the public. It has employed security forces to beat protesters. It has destroyed a tremendously

May 12th, 2014
House debate

Costas Menegakis
Conservative

Panagiota Bissas  Mr. Speaker, as the Queen Frederica docked on the shores of Halifax in late spring 1956, anxiety engulfed a young woman named Panagiota Bissas as she prepared to disembark the ship. A poor girl, she left her poor village in southern Greece to embark on a journey that brought

May 8th, 2014
Committee meeting

Jack Harris
NDP

National Defence committee  I don't mean to cut you off but I do have other questions. I've looked in vain for the NATO statement of that target, in fact, by agreement, and I haven't found it. There are some countries, like Greece, for example, that expend more than 2% but that may be more a function