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Rail Transportation  Mr. Speaker, no community should ever have to experience what Lac-Mégantic went through on July 6, 2013. All Canadians remember the 47 people who died, and we stand with all those whose lives were irreparably changed. On May 11, the Right Honourable Prime Minister was in Lac-Mé

May 23rd, 2018House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Seniors  Mr. Speaker, today, I am pleased to welcome the Club des bons amis and the Club de l'âge d'or italien de Laval to Parliament Hill today. [Member spoke in Italian and provided the following translation:] Welcome dear people of Laval. [Translation] Our seniors are our heritage.

May 22nd, 2018House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, the sale of tobacco products not labelled with information about the product, its emissions, its health hazards, and its health effects is prohibited. Even so, unlabelled cigars and cigarillos sell for peanuts on the black market. Can the minister tell Canadians wh

April 30th, 2018House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Rail Transportation  Mr. Speaker, our passenger rail system is an important part of our national transportation system. The train is not only an ideal form of transportation for enjoying our country's beautiful landscapes, but it has also been connecting Canadians across the country for decades. Cou

March 21st, 2018House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

International Day of Women and Girls in Science  Mr. Speaker, today I would like to salute all women and girls in science. February 11 is an international day designated just for them. These women and girls are stepping up and daring to excel in a field that, even in 2018, remains male dominated. That is why I salute them. The

February 9th, 2018House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

International Volunteer Day  Mr. Speaker, on this International Volunteer Day, I want to pay tribute to all volunteers. Their generosity and their selflessness are the finest of human qualities. They have a thankless job that they carry out with dedication and compassion. They are the guardian angels of soci

December 5th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Rail Transportation  Mr. Speaker, many Quebeckers are concerned about rail safety. However, we are heartened by the tireless work of the Minister of Transport, who is clearly making rail safety his number one priority. Could the minister tell us about some of the measures he has taken to improve rai

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Collège Montmorency Basketball Team  Mr. Speaker, as the proud member for Alfred-Pellan in Laval, I want to acknowledge the presence on Parliament Hill of the Nomades, the men's basketball team from Collège Montmorency in Laval. I want to take this opportunity to point out how important athletics are, as well as the

November 20th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question. I am always surprised when the NDP opposes some of our key measures that primarily benefit low- and middle-income people. For example, in the 2016 budget, we introduced the Canada child benefit, which reduced child poverty by

November 6th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague opposite for his question. I know the opposition is somewhat obsessed with the amount of the deficit. What we need to keep in mind, however, is that the more important figure is the debt-to-GDP ratio, which was 32.5% when we came to power. It ha

November 6th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak today to Bill C-63, the budget implementation act, 2017, No. 2. This bill implements certain measures from budget 2017. Since our party was elected, we have applied ourselves to investing in our economy in order to make it work for the middle c

November 6th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Tobacco and Vaping Products Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. I would like to ask him whether Bill S-5 provides for plain packaging for all tobacco products or whether he thinks exceptions will be made for certain products, such as cigars weighing more than 1.4 g, as is done in some other c

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Crimes Against Journalists  Mr. Speaker, in the past 11 years, close to 930 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public. In nine out of ten cases, the killers go unpunished. These figures do not include the many more journalists who suffer attacks, including to

November 2nd, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his wonderful speech. Bill C-49 is a key piece of the plan to implement the transportation 2030 vision announced by the Minister of Transport last fall. Would the member tell us a little bit about that and explain why it is important?

October 30th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his question. Our government is committed to rail transportation safety. That is why we are moving forward with this measure that takes a reasonable and balanced approach to strengthening rail safety. I would also like to remind my colleagu

October 30th, 2017House debate

Angelo IaconoLiberal