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Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Mr. Speaker, I was just sitting here listening to all the members of Parliament and thinking about what a wonderful place this is. We are talking about repatriation of indigenous artifacts, and I have heard members from all parties speak in support of that. Members may not have

February 19th, 2019House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Centre Block  Mr. Speaker, as the House may know, a couple of weeks ago I celebrated the 30th anniversary of my first election to this chamber. I have been thrown in. I have been thrown out. I have been recycled. I have changed parties a few times. But I have had an incredible experience in

December 13th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Madam Speaker, the thing I have learned through this process is that repatriation of artifacts is reconciliation. That is reconciliation in its most tangible, meaningful form. It is reconciliation for young indigenous people who can see what their ancestors did, the talents and a

November 28th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Madam Speaker, I want to thank the member because he helped us move this forward. I have beseeched our House leader, who has been very co-operative and helpful. I know she will be really helpful going forward and help us get this through. It is important that we get it through in

November 28th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  moved that the bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

November 28th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Madam Speaker, it is an extreme pleasure for me to rise again and talk about my private member's bill, now entitled “Indigenous Human Remains and Cultural Property Repatriation Act”. I want to thank the seconder, the very

November 28th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 21st report of the Standing Committee on Health entitled, “Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Act (organ donors)”. The committee has studied the bill and has decided to report it bill back to t

November 28th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 20th report of the Standing Committee on Health, entitled “Towards Open Science: Promoting Innovation in Pharmaceutical Research and Development and Access to Affordable Medications both in Canada and Abro

November 26th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Amherst Internment Camp  Mr. Speaker, 100 years ago, the largest prisoner of war camp in Canada was located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The Amherst internment camp held over 850 POWs, mostly German sailors from ships that had been captured or sunk. A hundred years ago from today, that camp was full. The Cu

November 6th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise on Bill C-316 today. I sit on the health committee with the hon. member for Calgary Confederation, and if there is one thing I have learned about him, it is that he is dedicated and persistent when he has an issue he wants followed up. He has don

November 5th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Springhill Mine  Mr. Speaker, yesterday marked a sombre anniversary in the town of Springhill, Nova Scotia. It was at 8:06 p.m. on October 23, 1958 that Springhill changed forever. One hundred and seventy-four coal miners went to work that morning, but only 99 came home. A natural disaster known

October 24th, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Corrections and Conditional Release Act  Madam Speaker, I am the furthest thing there is from a constitutional lawyer. I appreciate the question, but I cannot address the lawsuit. I talked with some correctional officers before I decided to speak. They said that in their opinion this would be a vast improvement. One of

October 23rd, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Corrections and Conditional Release Act  Madam Speaker, again, I come back to my opening statement about how things connect, like Bill C-83 connects with my meeting today with the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention and with my seatmate talking about indigenous efforts and isolation. Bill C-83 would provide a

October 23rd, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Corrections and Conditional Release Act  Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure for me to stand and speak in support of Bill C-83, an act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. It is amazing to me how things connect here in the House of Commons in our parliamentary duties. Bill C-83 today ended up in a discussi

October 23rd, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, the member did not answer the question on why there were no prosecutions of the terrorists who returned to Canada. When the Conservatives were in power, they completely overlooked and ignored the whole issue. Would he answer that question this time?

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Bill CaseyLiberal