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House of Commons Hansard #120 of the 40th Parliament, 3rd Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was regard.

Topics

Question No. 799Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Glen Pearson Liberal London North Centre, ON

With regard to the Department of Natural Resources, for fiscal years 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010 and the current fiscal year: (a) how much did the Department budget for the Port Hope Area Initiative; (b) how much did the Department actually spend on the Port Hope Area Initiative; and (c) how many additional requests were made to the Treasury Board for the Port Hope Area Initiative, for how much were these requests and were the requests granted?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 800Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Glen Pearson Liberal London North Centre, ON

With regards to hospitality expenses: (a) how much did each department and agency spend on alcohol in fiscal years (i) 2006-2007, (ii) 2007-2008, (iii) 2008-2009, (iv) 2009-2010; and (b) what expense amounts were authorized by (i) the Minister, (ii) a delegated exempt staffer in the Minister's office, (iii) the Deputy Minister?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 801Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Glen Pearson Liberal London North Centre, ON

With respect to the decision to purchase 65 Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs), how much money has the government spent since May 2010 on: (a) flights to events for elected officials, exempt staff, public servants or others via (i) public flights, (ii) charter flights, (iii) Department of National Defence challenger aircraft, (iv) airbuses, (v) Transport Canada aircraft; (b) setting up and holding press conferences or media availabilities related to the JSF, including the date and cost for each; (c) hospitality expenses for events dealing with the JSF; and (d) hotel and local travel costs for anyone travelling on JSF-related business?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 802Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

January 31st, 2011 / 3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Glen Pearson Liberal London North Centre, ON

With respect to Public Works and Government Services Canada, for every project over 5 million dollars which received money from the department in the last 5 years and which involved incurred or currently foreseen cost overruns of 15% or more relative to the initial predictions: (a) what is the name of that project and details on its nature; (b) what is the history of cost predictions for that project, including (i) dates of predictions reviews and amounts of the predictions, (ii) itemized predictions on the costs of different subparts of that project; (c) what are the reasons for the cost overruns; (d) what are the dates at which ministers or their close staff were informed of the cost predictions described in part (b), what was the name of the Minister or staffer that received the information and what is a description of the actions taken, if any, by the Minister in reaction to that information; and (e) what is, in percentage (compared with the initial prediction), and in dollars, the final incurred value or the currently expected value of the cost overrun?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 803Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Frank Valeriote Liberal Guelph, ON

With regard to advertising by the Department of Finance or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by the department and each of its agencies since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 804Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Frank Valeriote Liberal Guelph, ON

With regard to advertising by the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by the department and each of its agencies since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 805Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Frank Valeriote Liberal Guelph, ON

With regard to advertising by the Minister of International Cooperation, the Canadian International Development Agency or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by the department and each of its agencies since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 807Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Scott Andrews Liberal Avalon, NL

With regard to the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development and, more specifically, all pilot projects approved by the Department, what is the projected or budgeted financial impact for each of the pilot projects for fiscal years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 808Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Scott Andrews Liberal Avalon, NL

With regard to the public-private partnerships for building infrastructure, as reported to the House of Commons by the Minister of Finance, for fiscal years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 and broken down by province: (a) what projects have been funded, including for each (i) a detailed description of the project, (ii) the specific location, (iii) how much funding was requested and approved; and (b) what applications were received for funding but were not approved, including for each (i) the name and physical location of the applicant, (ii) the description of the proposed project, (iii) how much funding was requested?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 809Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Scott Andrews Liberal Avalon, NL

With regard to the Department of Industry and, more specifically, the National Research Council of Canada, what are the detailed descriptions and results of the two projects funded for Dandy Dan’s Fish Market Limited of Ship Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, approved on May 5, 2009, and September 13, 2010?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 810Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Pablo Rodriguez Liberal Honoré-Mercier, QC

With regard to advertising by the Department of Western Economic Diversification or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by each department since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 811Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

Scott Andrews Liberal Avalon, NL

With regard to advertising by the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by the department and each of its agencies since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?

(Return tabled)

Question No. 813Questions Passed as Orders for ReturnRoutine Proceedings

3:15 p.m.

Liberal

John McKay Liberal Scarborough—Guildwood, ON

With regard to advertising by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development or its agencies: (a) what was the total amount of money spent by each department since January 1, 2009, in multi-cultural targeted print, radio, television and web-based media; (b) what was the exact placement of each ad purchase; and (c) what was the target demographic of each advertisement?