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Justice  Mr. Speaker, as the member for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe, I have had the privilege of interacting with many members of the LGBTQ2 community, yet nothing, and I stress nothing, has been more shocking to me than hearing accounts of anyone trying to change the core being of another p

March 10th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for her comments. I think Canadians sent us a very strong message in 2019 when they elected us to lead a minority government. They want all parties to work closely together to make life easier for Canadians. As I am sure my colleague

February 28th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Poverty  Madam Speaker, when our government was elected in 2015, we committed to one of the boldest and most ambitious federal initiatives in the history of Canada: reducing poverty among Canadians by 50%. I am very proud of the progress made to date. Could the Parliamentary Secretary to

February 28th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, by giving the opposition more government time to debate their motions, this will negatively affect the government's legislative agenda. Let me remind the House that this motion will delay several important bills, such as Bill C-4, the bill to implement the histor

February 28th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for her questions. I always appreciate her comments. I do not agree with one of the statements that she has made, indicating that our government has punted pharmacare down the road. If I look back over the past four years, our government

February 25th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Dartmouth—Cole Harbour for his very thoughtful comments today and also for his tremendous work as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health. My colleague comes from Atlantic Canada. When knocking on doors last summer,

February 25th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Judges Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to thank my colleague from Guelph for his tremendous work in his riding when it comes to mental health and support services. I thank him for all the work he continues to do. When it comes to providing the appropriate sensitivi

February 19th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Judges Act  Madam Speaker, I also appreciate working with the member opposite on the PROC committee. I always appreciate her interventions. When it comes to providing the training that is needed, we certainly have to recognize that we have many vulnerable groups within our society. We recog

February 19th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Judges Act  Madam Speaker, it is an absolute pleasure for me to rise in the House today to speak to this important legislation, Bill C-5, an act to amend the Judges Act and also the Criminal Code of Canada. I feel very passionate about this piece of legislation, because I have seen first-ha

February 19th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Judges Act  Madam Speaker, during the statement that my colleague made today, she made reference to the gender-based violence strategy. In 2017, our government launched its first-ever gender-based violence strategy and we backed it up with over $100 million in funding over five years. Woul

February 19th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his comments. I want to take this opportunity to thank my colleague for the tremendous work he did on his private member's bill. I remember very well the work he did on it. Listening to the hon. member's comments today, I think we would a

February 18th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act  Madam Speaker, I am very pleased that all members of the House, I believe, approve of this legislation and recognize that it is very important. As my hon. colleague mentioned, we know that all members who work for the CBSA, almost 14,000 of them, provide a tremendous service to

February 7th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my friend, my colleague and my neighbour in the Confederation Building for his comments. Before entering politics, I worked for the RCMP for almost 24 years. The RCMP has an independent investigative process. When my colleagues had to file a

February 7th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act  Madam Speaker, I am extremely pleased that all members of the House, I believe, are supporting Bill C-3. All of us in the House recognize that it is extremely important to have in place an independent review and complaint process, as we certainly want to make sure that all of ou

February 7th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act  Madam Speaker, perhaps many in the House are not aware that prior to entering politics, I worked within the Codiac RCMP regional office in Moncton, New Brunswick. During that time, I saw the value of having an independent body that was able to conduct investigations when people f

February 7th, 2020House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal