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May 30th, 2016
Committee meeting

Peter Kent

Citizenship and Immigration committee  Sure. I'll explain that with regard to that tweet. I didn't endorse what was said. I agreed it was an ominous portrayal of the uncontrolled migration from Turkey through Greece and into Europe. With regard to screening, I agree that screening is certainly necessary

May 13th, 2016
Committee meeting

Jodi Koberinski

International Trade committee  We came to this agreement three years in. If you want to negotiate for this country the kind of deal that Greece got under the EU, that is what we are doing, because we have arrived with deals made that put us at an uneven keel with our trading partners, and this is unacceptable

May 12th, 2016
Committee meeting

Julia Bicknell

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee   of Lesbos, in Greece, and he meets the refugees and talks to them and takes some of them back on his plane to Rome, I think he is showing what living out his Christian witness is all about. I think he's also drawing attention to the fact that many of these refugees are in fact

May 3rd, 2016
Committee meeting

Gregory Wiebe

Finance committee   underground economy. Greece is one that's often cited. I'd like to think Canadians are generally very compliant with the income tax system. My belief is that there is a much smaller problem regarding the underground economy than what we'd see in other jurisdictions around the world.

April 12th, 2016
Committee meeting

Prof. Günther Bachmann

Environment committee   is a prerequisite, as is keeping it within the planetary boundaries. It all comes down to what wealth is and what “wealthy” means to you. The German green economy is prospering and is an increasing economic part of Germany. That is where people have put their trust. You mentioned Greece. I

April 12th, 2016
Committee meeting

Robert Sopuck
Conservative

Environment committee   want to save the environment, you have to get rich. So I go back to the question. First and foremost, creating wealth in a society should be front and centre. Given the financial situation in Greece, for example, because of excess government spending, are they going to be concerned

March 24th, 2016
House debate

Julie Dabrusin
Liberal

Greek Independence Day   will be celebrating Greece's Independence Day and their contributions to Canada over the years. I am happy to join the Greek community of Toronto in its tremendous parade. Toronto City Hall will fly the Greek flag on Tuesday, March 29, in honour of this important date for the Greek community.

March 21st, 2016
House debate

Peter Fragiskatos
Liberal

Greek Independence Day  . The economic downturn that Greece has experienced since 2008 will also be overcome. Greece is a resilient country and home to resilient people. The Greeks use the word “zito” or “long live”. So today I say, [Member speaks in Greek ] Zito Ellas. Zito Canada. Efharisto poli kirye

March 10th, 2016
House debate

Kennedy Stewart
NDP

Citizenship Act   people started to gather in urban areas and started to travel and explore, the idea of citizenship became even more important. A Greek male who travelled far away could always think in his head that he was a citizen of Greece. That was something beyond himself. It is not that he

March 10th, 2016
House debate

Erin O'Toole
Conservative

Citizenship Act  , because dual citizens in some cases have military service obligations, as is the case with Greece, and they may have tax obligations. Therefore, there are rights and responsibilities as Canadians, but some Canadians have additional rights and responsibilities, and that has

March 10th, 2016
Committee meeting

Steve Verheul

International Trade committee   to this rather late, but I think it is evident that the experience the EU went through with Greece in particular reinforced the need to have protections when it comes to public debt. The key will be that whatever actions are taken will not be discriminatory against EU investors. If we treat

February 4th, 2016
House debate

Ed Fast
Conservative

Business of the House   economy. With respect to his specific question, he has suggested that high spending is what is being recommended as a solution to the world's economic problems. We have seen where that led in places like Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Ireland. Now we hear that there are other

February 4th, 2016
House debate

Maxime Bernier
Conservative

Business of Supply  , but fiscal responsibility and lower taxes will. As I only have two minutes remaining, I will close by saying that the current Minister of Finance's approach has failed around the world. Consider Greece, which failed to stimulate the economy by spending. Today it is bankrupt. We do

December 7th, 2015
House debate

Rachael Harder
Conservative

Resumption of debate on Address in Reply   runs out of credit. At that point we see a nation such as Greece or a nation that dramatically has to cut back its government services that our Canadians desperately need. We understand how this will play out because we have seen it before. This is not real change. The Liberals

December 7th, 2015
House debate

Paul Lefebvre
Liberal

Resumption of Debate on Address in Reply   Italy, Finland, Poland, Ukraine, and Greece, and today a strong South Asian population. It is a rich arts and culture hub of Northern Ontario, reflecting Canadian diversity. Sudbury is located in boreal forest in the heart of the Canadian Shield and is rich in natural resources