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Oxford Frozen Foods  Mr. Speaker, 2018 marks 50 years for Oxford Frozen Foods in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. Begun in 1968 by John Bragg, it has grown from a 100-acre farm to a business that today processes 150 million pounds of wild blueberries every year. Oxford handles other products, but wild

May 9th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 16th report of the Standing Committee on Health, entitled “A Study on the Status of Antimicrobial Resistance in Canada and Related Recommendations”. The sense of urgency with respect to this issue was a r

May 1st, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Madam Speaker, we have done wide-ranging consultations. Our focus is on having a system that can help a small community like Millbrook First Nation in my riding deal with the issues of transportation, restoration, storage, display, and so on. Right now there is no process. Commun

April 26th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Madam Speaker, I am glad the member brought that up. That gentleman, who was from Prince Edward Island originally, took the artifacts and took great care of them. He was extremely interested in indigenous history. He loved these artifacts and took very good care of them. When he

April 26th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Madam Speaker, the intent of the bill is absolutely not to force anybody to give up their artifacts, but it does call for the development of “a comprehensive national strategy to promote and support the return of Aboriginal cultural property”. The intent is not to force anyone

April 26th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  moved that Bill C-391, an act respecting a national strategy for the repatriation of aboriginal cultural property, be read the second time and referred to a committee. Mr. Speaker, first of all, I want to thank my seconder today, the hon. member for Edmonton Centre, and my assi

April 26th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, we acknowledge the comments by the Conservative member. Certainly the report does not have all the answers, but it is a great first step. I now have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Health in relation to

April 18th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 14th report of the Standing Committee on Health, entitled “Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for All Canadians”. Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee requests that the government tabl

April 18th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 13th report of the Standing Committee on Health, in relation to Bill S-5, an act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other acts. In tabling th

March 20th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, volunteers and organizations in my riding work tirelessly to help people access home care and palliative care. It is very difficult for them. We made great progress and great advancements in last year's budget in financing home care and palliative care, but there is

February 12th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-391, an act respecting a national strategy for the repatriation of aboriginal cultural property. Mr. Speaker, it is truly my honour to introduce to the House an act respecting a national strategy for the repatriation of aboriginal cultural pro

February 1st, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Dick's Jamboree  Mr. Speaker, about a decade ago, Mr. Dick Bristol, a small businessman in Amherst, Nova Scotia, launched Dick's Jamboree. The jamboree has been a weekly event in Amherst, featuring artists from all over the area. It has been more than entertainment; it has been truly a social ev

November 28th, 2017House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise today to recognize Aline Nader of Amherst, Nova Scotia. Aunt Aline, as she has become known, has given tirelessly of herself over the past year and a half to help with the successful resettlement of new Canadians in Cumberland County, Nova S

November 7th, 2017House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, perhaps it would be better if you did undertake that. We do not have a time frame, because we do not have the answers to how complicated this is, how the provinces are going to react, and how the different agencies that already have a pharmacare program are going

October 5th, 2017House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, it is more complicated, because when we brought in the health care there were no health care systems. Now, in this country, we have over 100 pharmacare systems. Each province has a whole whack of them. They have one for seniors, one for people with disabilities, on

October 5th, 2017House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal