Evidence of meeting #145 for Status of Women in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament’s site, as are the minutes.) The winning word was work.

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On the agenda

MPs speaking

Also speaking

Nancy Gardiner  Assistant Deputy Minister, Department for Women and Gender Equality
Lisa Smylie  Director General, Research, Results and Delivery, Results and Delivery Unit, Department for Women and Gender Equality
Danielle Bélanger  Director, GBA Plus, Policy and External Relations, Department for Women and Gender Equality

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

We cannot use the past tense. We have to move forward from the motion.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

Rachael Harder Conservative Lethbridge, AB

Sure.

I think there's a huge opportunity there, going forward. I would hope that we can revisit this motion and that the minister would agree to come to brief this committee. I would hope the members would also agree to that going forward.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Salma Zahid Liberal Scarborough Centre, ON

I have a point of order.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

Go ahead, Salma.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Salma Zahid Liberal Scarborough Centre, ON

The motion is done, so we cannot go further into it.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

Okay.

You have 30 more seconds.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

Rachael Harder Conservative Lethbridge, AB

That is all I have to say.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

Thank you.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Maryam Monsef Liberal Peterborough—Kawartha, ON

Madam Chair, LGBTQ2 rights—

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

Excuse me.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Maryam Monsef Liberal Peterborough—Kawartha, ON

—are part of the new mandate. I'm happy to talk about it in question period.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

Excuse me. I have the floor.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Salma Zahid Liberal Scarborough Centre, ON

Wow. Why are you...?

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

One moment.

I have the floor, as the chair.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Salma Zahid Liberal Scarborough Centre, ON

I have a point of order.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

I will give you the point of order.

I would ask that I not be interrupted when I am speaking. It does not matter if somebody is a minister or a member. I have the right, and when I ask someone to stop, I ask them to stop.

Thank you.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Maryam Monsef Liberal Peterborough—Kawartha, ON

Okay.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

I'm going to go over to Kellie Leitch, and then back to Salma.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

Kellie Leitch Conservative Simcoe—Grey, ON

I have one quick question, Minister.

With respect to violence on campus, one of the items that has been—

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

We have a point of order from Salma.

9:30 a.m.

Liberal

Salma Zahid Liberal Scarborough Centre, ON

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9:30 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

It's a comment. Okay. Good. We're fine.

9:30 a.m.

Conservative

Kellie Leitch Conservative Simcoe—Grey, ON

Okay. Thank you very much.

One of the Status of Women mandates of focus has been dealing with gender-based violence on campus. It was a substantive issue when I was a minister—

9:35 a.m.

Liberal

Rachel Bendayan Liberal Outremont, QC

I have a point of order, Madam Chair.

The five minutes are now over.

9:35 a.m.

Conservative

The Chair Conservative Karen Vecchio

In the last five minutes, we have had to stop multiple times. Any time there's a motion, or anything like that, I've asked the clock to stop. That has been granted to both sides. Thank you. I'm perfectly aware of the time, as I have stopped it during those times. Thank you.

Go ahead, Kellie.