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The Environment  Mr. Speaker, I always love getting up to answer the questions regarding putting a price on pollution from the opposition members. I am glad that the hon. member is very interested in learning more, because we want to put a price on what we do not want, pollution, so that we can g

March 22nd, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, let us be clear. The most regressive thing one can do is do nothing on climate change. Climate change is real. It is actually a tax on future generations. We are paying the price right now. We are paying $100 billion on the impacts of climate change, from floods to

March 22nd, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member opposite for her tireless advocacy on climate change. I was in the high Arctic this past summer with Inuit youth, and they talked to me about the very real impacts of climate change. It is extraordinarily worrying what we are seeing right

March 2nd, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, I am extraordinarily proud of our commitment to tackle climate change. After a decade of inaction by the previous government, we have stepped up. We have put a price on pollution across the country. We have phased out coal. We have made historic investments in clean

March 2nd, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, in my job I am happy to meet with as many people as I can, as do my public servants and as does my political team. I was very pleased that we announced $1.3 billion for parks and protected areas in budget 2018. This is amazing for Canadians. This is amazing to tack

March 1st, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, let me be clear. Over the 14 months, we travelled across the country. We heard from Canadians. We heard from environmentalists. We heard from industry. We heard from provinces and territories. We heard from indigenous peoples. When Bill C-69 gets to environment c

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question. Indeed, it is very important to work in partnership with indigenous peoples. This is clearly the number one concern in my mandate letter, and I have taken this very seriously. We worked together with indigenous peoples in dr

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague. I try hard to speak French. I am from Hamilton. My father is Irish and decided that the four McKenna children would go to a French-language school. I therefore thank my father for making that decision. I always try to learn more French and not

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, I am very happy to say that we are going to do what the opposition party member wants to do. We have very clear criteria guiding our decision-making. Obviously, we need clear criteria, and we need to look at how major projects impact the environment. Climate chang

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, this is a very important piece of legislation. We understand that we need to get this right. The committee process is extraordinarily important. I have said I am happy to appear before a committee. The committee also needs to hear from witnesses. There needs to be

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, throughout the process we heard from a variety of different groups. As I have said, we heard from industry, offshore boards, and also from environmentalists, provinces, and indigenous peoples. What we heard was the importance of bringing coherence. We need to have

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, to be clear, we provided copies of the bill to the opposition lobby immediately after the bill was tabled. That met our parliamentary obligations. We were also very pleased that members of the opposition were able to attend a briefing, which was over an hour and 15

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, this is absolutely not an omnibus bill. This brings together four pieces of legislation that are interconnected. We cannot look at how we are going to protect our environment and our fisheries, make sure that we work in partnership with indigenous people, and also

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to be the one who is introducing this legislation. The environment and the economy go together. I am pleased that I am a strong woman in doing that. I am also pleased that we have a gender-based analysis so that, for any major project that goes ah

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal

Impact Assessment Act  Madam Speaker, our government knows how important it is to establish better rules for reviewing environmental processes to protect this country's environment, fish, and waterways, restore public confidence, respect indigenous rights, strengthen our economy, and attract investment

February 27th, 2018House debate

Catherine McKennaLiberal