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Federal Sustainable Development Act   our values and interests. In the 19th century, it was a Conservative prime minister, John A. Macdonald, who had the vision of a railroad that would make our union sustainable, that would unite our country from coast to coast and allow us to do commerce with each other. Today

December 6th, 2018House debate

Garnett GenuisConservative

Human Resources committee  I will add to what Professor Cadell was saying by mentioning the movement called “compassionate communities”. Ottawa has signed on to this movement as a city. It's a movement that was started in the public health palliative care community. It is focused on bringing an awareness o

November 20th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald

Human Resources committee  That's a great question, and a really fabulous example, historically, is looking at what happened with maternity benefits. Maternity, pregnancy, has kind of swung from something that happened with midwives to something that happened in hospital to something that's happening with

November 20th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald

Human Resources committee  Go ahead, Moire.

November 20th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald

Human Resources committee  Thank you. I would like to begin by thanking the committee for taking so seriously an issue that has simply not had a public place to be voiced. I come to this panel as an academic. I'm a medical anthropologist with 15 years of experience researching socio-cultural issues in de

November 20th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald

Finance committee   people for your receptions, the Sir John A. Macdonald Building. Nonetheless, due to the magic of compound interest, the monetary intervention—which it was—to embedded inflation of around 15%, while brutally effective at killing the metastasizing cancer of inflation, did not address

November 8th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Ian Lee

Procedure and House Affairs committee   A. MacDonald Building. I was there for many years, lending a lot of money to people in the Trudeau cabinet, as well as senior members of Parliament. Where I'm going with this is that the banking system.... I don't agree with you that you cannot make a voting system secure. You know, it's

June 5th, 2018Committee meeting

Dr. Ian Lee

Natural Resources committee   it is intends to do so. I believe that Mr. Dwight Newman has some good thoughts on the matter. Mr. Newman is a Munk senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and a professor of law at the University of Saskatchewan. He has argued that the solution to the pipeline crisis is very

May 1st, 2018Committee meeting

Ted FalkConservative

Health committee   was introduced there. Even a small increase in contraband means an increase in funding for organized crime and for terrorist organizations. We heard from Dr. Eyolfson that he considered me ridiculous for confirming the threats to Canada from the sale of contraband tobacco, but, Mr. Chair

March 19th, 2018Committee meeting

Diane FinleyConservative

Recognition of Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation Act   Charlottetown, and Sharon Larter, both of whom have been tenacious in advancing this private member's legislation through various Parliaments since the early 1990s; Senator Griffin, who introduced it and saw it through the other place; my colleague, the hon. member for Malpeque; and Dr. Ed

December 4th, 2017House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Recognition of Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation Act  , that being the lack of inclusive discussions at the Charlottetown Conference in 1864. Those were indeed different times. No indigenous people were involved and no women participated. Dr. Ed MacDonald of the University of Prince Edward Island made an important point before the Senate

December 4th, 2017House debate

Wayne EasterLiberal

Canadian Heritage committee   to implement Dr. Bryce's reforms, is also buried there. Nicholas Flood Davin was the person who wrote the Davin report, which was requisitioned by John A. Macdonald and led to the founding of industrial schools here in Canada. We've created historical plaques that accurately tell

October 25th, 2017Committee meeting

Dr. Cindy Blackstock

Canadian Heritage committee  . What would happen if you made that kind of an amendment to this bill at this time? Would it have to go back to the Senate and be debated again there? I actually think the birthplace of Confederation bill relates to a historic moment in time, which was a watershed moment. As Dr. Ed

November 27th, 2017Committee meeting

Wayne EasterLiberal

Canadian Heritage committee  Those are the names. The only other one I would mention—I'm not sure whether the senator mentioned it or not—was Dr. Ed MacDonald, who also was a witness before the Senate. He has very strong support and has all the historical background on the point as well.

November 27th, 2017Committee meeting

Wayne EasterLiberal

Canadian Heritage committee   is mentioned in the preamble, as well as the London Conference. As Dr. Ed MacDonald said, it's been a kind of process along the way, but the fact that the shared vision was created in Charlottetown between Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Canada at the time is how we

November 27th, 2017Committee meeting

Wayne EasterLiberal