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Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act  moved that Bill C-66, An Act to establish a procedure for expunging certain historically unjust convictions and to make related amendments to other Acts, be read the second time and referred to a committee.

December 8th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, I recently launched the smart cities challenge in Calgary, encouraging communities to work together to improve the lives of the residents through innovation, data, and connected technologies. We are encouraging our partners to be bold and innovative, and participate

December 7th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, our government is delivering on our commitment to build a new toll-free Champlain Bridge. As we move forward the acceleration measures to meet the ambitious construction timeline, the quality of construction is our top priority. On a project of this size, some tech

December 6th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, our government is focused on investing in public infrastructure to create long-term economic growth and build strong, sustainable, and inclusive communities. We have appointed 10 outstanding Canadians to the board of the infrastructure bank. These appointments will h

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to advise that agreement could not be reached under the provisions of Standing Orders 78(1) or 78(2) with respect to the report stage and third reading stage of Bill C-45, an act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act,

November 9th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to meetings and correspondence between the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, or his office, and Dream Unlimited Corporation, formerly known as Dundee Developments, since November 5, 2015, Infrastructure Canada has nothing to report.

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure and Communities  Mr. Speaker, we are very proud that yesterday all the provincial and territorial ministers came together to talk about the historic investments we are making in infrastructure. In the case of Quebec, we have approved 424 projects, with a federal investment of $1.6 billion. We are

September 22nd, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, our government is proud to be investing in communities of all sizes, including $2 billion dedicated funding for small communities. Last month, we announced more than $11 million for 77 projects in communities across Newfoundland and Labrador to provide clean water, a

September 22nd, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to the government’s search for a chief executive officer, CEO, for the proposed infrastructure bank up to and including the date May 15, 2017, the contract awarded to Odgers Berndtson is to conduct anticipatory searches for the leadership of the infrastru

September 18th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a)(i), the Canada infrastructure bank would use federal support to attract private sector and institutional investment. The federal support would be in the form of investments in projects, and the investment would result in the bank holding an asset o

September 18th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to the proposed Canada Infrastructure Bank, (a) the bank is subject to the Access to Information Act. Moreover, (b), the bank is required to disclose information in accordance with the Access to Information Act, with one narrow exception that covers onl

September 18th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, our infrastructure investments are achieving real and tangible results for Canadians. They are helping us buy new buses to grow public transit systems. They are making systems accessible for people with disabilities. They are helping to renovate more affordable housi

June 20th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Government Appointments  Mr. Speaker, the chair of the WDBA was appointed a year ago through an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process, and he brings a considerable amount of experience to this important position as a result of his diverse career accomplishments both in the private sector a

June 20th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Government Appointments  Mr. Speaker, the Gordie Howe international bridge is a very critical trade corridor between Canada and the United States, and 30% of the surface trade between Canada and the U.S. goes through this corridor. We are focused on getting this crossing built, and that is exactly why we

June 20th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, we are very proud to have put forward an agenda to build and rebuild all Canadian communities, regardless of size. We have dedicated funding of $2 billion for small communities, water and waste water funding that has primarily gone to build waterways for our systems

June 20th, 2017House debate

Amarjeet SohiLiberal