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Run Sage Creek  Mr. Speaker, on Sunday, October 7, the Sage Creek community will hit the trails for its first annual Run Sage Creek. There will be a one-kilometre fun run for younger children, as well as three-kilometre and 10-kilometre run/walk options. What a wonderful way to get people toget

September 27th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Parliament of Canada Act  moved that Bill S-234, an act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate), be read the first time. I rise today to table Bill S-234, an act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate). I would like to begin by ac

June 20th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, in the past, the city I represent has had problems with gangs, whether it is street gangs or motorcycle gangs, and a lot of that is around the control of drugs generally and cannabis specifically. That has been an issue in the community I and the city I represent.

June 18th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, several times the member said that Bill C-59 was not an improvement over Bill C-51. Fortunately, the experts do not agree with him. University of Ottawa expert, Craig Forcese, said that this is “the biggest reform in this area since 1984, and the creation of the Cana

June 7th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, as was announced yesterday, there is an agreement in principle to repair the railroad and connect it again to the port of Churchill. That is very important. There are many significant factors in this initiative. First of all, it is important to get goods and serv

May 31st, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I know the hon. member remembers that our very first priority when we were elected was to cut taxes for the middle class and raise them on the highest 1%. That was the priority of our government, and it was the very first bill we did. It is something that benefits ma

May 31st, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for the question. As the hon. member for Winnipeg South said earlier this morning, a strategic plan on pay equity will be presented in the fall. The well-being of women is certainly a priority for this government. Just look at the composition

May 31st, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in this House to speak to the budget implementation bill, 2018, Bill C-74. I do so with great pride, as this budget would have a tremendously positive impact on the lives of the constituents I represent in Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital and

May 31st, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act  Mr. Speaker, today I rise today in support of Bill C-391, which concerns the development of a national strategy on the repatriation of indigenous cultural property. I want to begin by thanking the hon. member for Cumberland—Colchester for bringing this very important issue befor

May 30th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Labour  Mr. Speaker, our government committed to doing things differently when it came to building a strong economy, supporting the middle class through good quality jobs, and supporting a strong labour movement. The rail sector is integral to our economy, and many Canadians rely on this

May 30th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Teaching Excellence  Mr. Speaker, earlier this month, the Prime Minister presented awards for teaching excellence in early childhood education. There were four recipients from Manitoba, and I am extremely proud to say that three of them work in my riding of Saint Boniface—Saint Vital. Yvette Sorin

May 30th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Franco-Manitoban Weekly Newspaper  Mr. Speaker, our Franco-Manitoban weekly paper, La Liberté, will be celebrating its 105th anniversary on May 20. La Liberté is a national leader and has received many national prizes, including awards of excellence from the Association de la presse francophone and the Canadian

May 10th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I do not accept the assumptions of that question. I do not believe we are failing on the calls to action. There were 94 calls to action. Our Prime Minister and our government are fully committed to implementing all of them, and we are taking on some very significant

April 26th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Business of Supply  Absolutely, Mr. Speaker. I am ashamed to say that in the province I come from, Manitoba, there are well over 10,000 indigenous children in the care of child and family services. That embarrasses me. We should all be collectively ashamed of that fact. This is a priority for our

April 26th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to rise in this chamber, as it always is, to speak in favour of this important motion. I would like to thank my colleague from Timmins—James Bay for putting this important motion forward as well as for his powerful commentary earlier this morning

April 26th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal