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Cultural Grants Acknowledgement Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-222, an act to require that in the advertising and at the opening of a cultural project supported by public money a public acknowledgement be made of the grant and percentage of the total cost that the grant represents. Mr. Speaker, it is my p

September 30th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Multiculturalism  Mr. Speaker, Namaste, Sasri-Kal, Ram-Ram, Ya Ali Madat and Jambo. These greetings emphasize that Canada is a multicultural society. Our multicultural policy was intended to build bridges but it has been manipulated in the past and therefore faces growing criticism today. Canadi

October 2nd, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act  Mr. Speaker, I would like to address my comments to the member and draw on what my colleague from Calgary Southwest said about job killing. That is job killing for the workers, but what about the small businessman, and the extra tax burden which the government does not want to c

October 6th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Immigration Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-241, an act to amend the Immigration Act (right of landing fee). Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to introduce my private member's bill in the House today. This bill amends the Immigration Act to prevent the assessment of the right of landing fe

October 7th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Supply  Madam Speaker, this is my first time speaking in the House and it is indeed a privilege. I have listened to the motion of the NDP and to the response of the Liberal government. I represent a riding which is not very well off. A lot of people are looking for government assistance

October 21st, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Volunteers  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and commend the countless volunteers who unselfishly devote their time and energy to making their communities a better place to live. These volunteers ask for nothing in return. As a result of their efforts, dedication and commitment to t

October 21st, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

The Constitution  Mr. Speaker, this weekend we celebrate the anniversaries of two milestones for democracy in Canada. Five years ago this Sunday, on October 26, 1992, millions of Canadians had a rare taste of grassroots democracy when they cast their votes in a national referendum on constitution

October 24th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act  Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today in this historic place to speak on Bill C-6, an act to provide for an integrated system of land and water management in the Mackenzie Valley, to establish certain boards for that purpose and to make consequential amendments to other acts.

October 28th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act  Madam Speaker, let me tell the member what our real problem is. Our real problem is the level of bureaucracy the government is creating. We do not have much of a problem regarding the intent of the bill. We understand the intent of the bill but we have a problem in the way the go

October 28th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act  I thank the member for asking the question. We do not have a problem with the Mackenzie Valley. I think the member is right. It is nice clean water and all the rest. The First Nations have every right to take full advantage of it for their prosperity. We have a problem with the

October 28th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Saguenay—St. Lawrence Marine Park Act  Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to participate in the debate on second reading of Bill C-7. This morning the Minister of Canadian Heritage talked about her experience with the wonders of nature in Newfoundland. My colleague from British Columbia talked about his experience

November 4th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Saguenay—St. Lawrence Marine Park Act  Madam Speaker, I encourage the government to really promote this unique national park around the world. I agree with the hon. member, as I mentioned in my speech, that national parks are a treasure for Canada but they are also a treasure for all human races. We should promote th

November 4th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Cultural Grants Acknowledgement Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise and join my colleague from Kootenay—Columbia in debating his private member's bill, C-204, an act to require that in the advertising and at the opening of a cultural project supported by public money a public acknowledgement of the grant be made.

November 18th, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Saguenay—St. Lawrence Marine Park Act  Thank you, Mr. Speaker—

November 21st, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform

Saguenay—St. Lawrence Marine Park Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak on the final reading of Bill C-7, the Saguenay-St. Lawrence marine park.

November 21st, 1997House debate

Deepak ObhraiReform