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St-Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre  Mr. Speaker, an important event is happening this Saturday in my riding of Saint Boniface—Saint Vital. It is the 30th anniversary of the St-Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. “World class” is a term often used to refer to the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Researc

April 18th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Winnipeg Jets  Mr. Speaker, In mid-April, Winnipeggers will don everything and anything white, A white-out is coming, and the Bell MTS Place will be a sight. After a long snowy winter that wasn't so warm, My hometown is bracing for another big storm. “We are coming for Stan

March 29th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, it is always interesting when we hear from hon. members who were previously in government and their recollection of the glory days of the Stephen Harper government. What they do not tell us is that during those glory days, the 10 years Stephen Harper was in power,

March 22nd, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Official Languages  Mr. Speaker, Saint Boniface—Saint Vital is one of the most vibrant francophone communities in Canada. In schools and community centres, francophone minority communities continue to work to ensure that people can live their lives in French. Budget 2018 includes $400 million to sup

March 20th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Festival du Voyageur  Mr. Speaker, February 16 to 25 is the time to celebrate and sing your heart out in Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital. Léo La Tuque, the Festival du Voyageur's mascot, and his winter team have been working hard for months to prepare for this huge festival in downtown Winnipeg. Whereas t

February 15th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, let me rephrase that. It is fairly obvious the hon. member across the way was not paying attention when the Prime Minister today spoke passionately about our new rights-based framework that we are going to be advancing in partnership with indigenous, Métis, and Inuit

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, I will repeat that I believe every member in this chamber believes: that education is the key to a better future. I know that we have been doing some good work on the education front in my home province in Manitoba. The government has recently signed an agreement f

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, what is imperative in the Colten Boushie situation is that we learn to understand everything that led to the unfortunate occurrence of Mr. Boushie being shot. I am a firm believer in prevention. We have to put the social systems in place, the supports and assistance

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, I firmly believe—and I do not think there is a member in this chamber who would disagree—that education is a way to a better life, education that is respectful and that respects the cultural heritage of indigenous people, education that respects the indigenous langua

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, it is fairly obvious that the member across the way was not present today to hear the important announcement or the important speech this evening by the justice minister on what this—

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Speaker, every time I rise in the House I do so with tremendous pride. I am proud to represent the riding of Saint Boniface—Saint Vital, and I am proud to be a Métis nation member of Parliament. When I rise, I often think of Louis Riel, who was born in Saint Boniface and cu

February 14th, 2018House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Historic Sites and Monuments Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have this opportunity to speak in support of Bill C-374, an act to amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act. Before I begin, it is important to acknowledge that we are gathered on traditional Algonquin territory. As my hon. colleagues are aware, a

December 13th, 2017House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, this week, the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly is taking place in Ottawa. I had the honour of attending yesterday. Among their many priorities, first nations leaders across this country are calling for a new fiscal relationship with the Government

December 6th, 2017House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Louis Riel  Mr. Speaker, every November 16, Manitoba's Métis community gathers at the Saint Boniface Cathedral cemetery to commemorate the anniversary of Louis Riel's death. One of the great leaders of his day, Louis Riel stood up for the rights of the Métis and francophones when Manitoba jo

November 20th, 2017House debate

Dan VandalLiberal

Indigenous Veterans  Mr. Speaker, during a week in which we humbly honour all veterans who have served Canada, today we also recognize the contributions of first nations, Inuit, and Métis men and women whose sacrifices we can never forget. This is a day when we take a moment to remember a veteran l

November 8th, 2017House debate

Dan VandalLiberal