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Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, the current approach to cannabis is not working. It has allowed criminals to profit and has not kept cannabis out of the hands of our children. The cannabis act will come into force this summer, in 2018, subject to parliamentary approval. The cannabis act will creat

February 15th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, our government is legislating and strictly regulating access to cannabis to keep it out of the hands of our youth. We are taking action today to keep profits out of the hands of criminals. The current approach is not working. It has enabled criminals to make money, a

February 15th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting with stakeholders from the dairy industry. Our government is committed to protecting the health of Canadians and to supporting a health framework based on healthy choices. For over 70 years, Canada's food guide has been Cana

February 13th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, yesterday I had the privilege of meeting with the dairy industry of Canada and had a very productive meeting. Our government is committed to safeguarding Canadians' health and supporting a health framework that makes the healthy choice the easier choice. For 70 year

February 13th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the health of Canadians and supporting an environment that makes the healthy choice the easy choice. For the past 70 years, Canada's food guide has been one of the most trusted sources of information for Canadians. As a par

February 13th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my friend and colleague the member for Cumberland—Colchester for his hard work on this matter. As my colleague highlighted, in addition to Canada's health transfer, our government is providing $6 billion to provinces and territories to support

February 12th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, we know that the majority of Canadians want to stay independent and receive the care they need within their homes. Quality in palliative care is critical to making this happen. In addition to the Canada health transfer, our government is providing $6 billion in fede

February 9th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the health of Canadians and to supporting a health framework based on healthy choices. For over 70 years, Canada's Food Guide has been Canada's most trusted source of information on healthy eating. Canada's Food Guide is bei

February 9th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, and protecting an environment that makes the healthy choice the easier choice. For over 70 years, Canada's food guide has been Canada's most trusted source of information on healthy eating

February 9th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to providing reasonable access to cannabis for medical purposes while protecting the health and safety of Canadians. Health Canada is proposing to make a few targeted improvements to the regulations to create consistency in the rules betwe

February 9th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Agriculture and Agri-Food  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians and supporting an environment that makes healthy choices the easy choice. For over 70 years, Canada's food guide has been Canada's most trusted source of information on healthy eating. As pa

February 6th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague, the member for Saint-Laurent, for her excellent work and for giving me an opportunity to highlight our government's commitments to helping people living with eating disorders. Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that come with serio

February 6th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, the facts are very clear. Many of these licenses were approved by the previous Conservative government. Over 30 licenses were granted by the previous health minister, Ms. Ambrose. Health Canada continues to administer a very clear, fair, and rigorous approval system

February 5th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Marijuana  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his question. Protecting the health and safety of Canadians is our top priority. The current approach to cannabis is not working. It has allowed criminals to profit from cannabis and it has not kept marijuana out of the hands o

February 5th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal

Health  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my friend and colleague from Scarborough Centre for her hard work on this matter. We all know the devastation that a diagnosis can have on a family and a friend, which is why our government continues to support programs such as kid food nation a

February 5th, 2018House debate

Ginette Petitpas TaylorLiberal