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Greater Vancouver Gogos  Mr. Speaker, they tell the story of a frail 90-year-old grandmother trudging down a mountainside in search of water, pain and despair etched upon her face, and her 19 grandchildren trailing behind her. They are responding to the devastating impact of AIDS in Africa, to the gran

December 10th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, I recently met with community members and representatives of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. They were all particularly concerned with protecting our land, water, oceans and wildlife. Like many British Columbians, I recently heard the Minister of Environment and

November 28th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for that observation. Clearly, indigenous youth are overrepresented within our system, both in our youth justice system and child welfare system. Over 50% of them are indigenous youth, and we are certainly seeing them within youth gangs in the Su

November 8th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I have had an active dialogue with a number of communities, and certainly with first nations and the south Asian community. I have met with the leaders of five gurdwaras in Surrey who are very concerned about the activity of south Asian youth and how they are overrep

November 8th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I am sorry the I missed the beginning of the member's remarks, but I think I caught the end of them and the concern about the downloading onto provincial courts and the potential for their not meeting the timelines, and cases being thrown out of court. Certainly, thi

November 8th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to get up and speak to Bill C-75, an act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other acts and to make consequential amendments to other acts. My particular interest is the Youth Criminal Justice Act. I spent 25 years workin

November 8th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Elections  Mr. Speaker, yesterday, newly elected municipal councils were sworn in across British Columbia, and today, the United States is holding its mid-term elections. Elections are on our minds. They allow us to get reference points. They allow us to express our values as facts, polic

November 6th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Politics  Mr. Speaker, how do we know what we know? Politician philosopher Daniel Patrick Moynihan once wisely said, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” However, often we deal with people who seem to enjoy using their own facts. It seems that anyone can fi

October 4th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I was at a groundbreaking announcement in Surrey, in June of this year, where they were actually in the ground building a facility. I just made reference to the 144 families who are experiencing the changes with respect to Totem Housing Co-operative, Common Ground

September 27th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, certainly, a strategy should involve our community more broadly, whether it is the business sector, the non-profit sector, the municipalities, the provinces or the federal government. We all have a stake in ensuring the people of our communities have safe and affor

September 27th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, what a nice set-up. I am aware of that, thanks very much. Again, he made reference to the money being spent right now and actually being on the ground and making a big difference in people's lives today. Certainly, over the next 12 years we will see many more of t

September 27th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Brampton Centre. As my colleague just said, nothing is more important than a home. Canada has one of the best housing systems in the world and it is getting even better. That is why I am so pleased to speak to this mot

September 27th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Accessible Canada Act  Mr. Speaker, I was delighted to hear the comments that you were making—I am not referring to you, Mr. Speaker—particularly with reference to ensuring that end users have some say with respect to the development of policy. Certainly, that is one of the prime principles. With resp

September 24th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, the recent shooting deaths of two youths in Surrey, one in grade 10 and the other in grade 11, are the most recent in an intolerable number of shootings and deaths that have occurred in our community. Many residents have suffered intolerable losses and emotional pain

June 19th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal

Olympic Gold Medallist  Mr. Speaker, White Rock citizen Christine Girard is the first Canadian woman ever to win an Olympic medal in weightlifting. In London, in 2012, she initially won the bronze medal and has recently been awarded the gold medal as the two athletes who finished before her were disqual

May 8th, 2018House debate

Gordie HoggLiberal