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Mental Health  Mr. Speaker, agriculture is an exciting and dynamic industry that is full of opportunities, but it is not without challenges. I rise today to recognize the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Farm Credit Canada for raising mental health awareness within the farming industry

November 20th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction for the $86 million in funding to combat gun violence. I know in my riding this money will be appreciated as rising concer

November 19th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Walk & Talk - Defeat Depression Walk  Mr. Speaker, last Saturday I was proud to attend the seventh annual Walk & Talk - Defeat Depression event in Harrison Hot Springs. The defeat depression campaign is a national fundraising campaign designed to raise funds in support of local mental health programs and services

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Canada Labour Code  Madam Speaker, it is very important that we ensure that victims feel supported when they come forward. Bill C-65 would ensure that victims are provided with adequate assistance and that workplace committees were put in place to help support victims.

October 16th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Canada Labour Code  Madam Speaker, I am going to get to the bottom of why Bill C-65 was introduced. Research shows that harassment and violence in Canadian workplaces is persistent, and often incidents go underground, because people fear retaliation. Bill C-65 seeks to create an environment and cult

October 16th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Canada Labour Code  Madam Speaker, Bill C-65 is trying to create a single, integrated regime that would protect federally regulated employees from harassment and violence in the workplace. We are trying to create a level playing field so that harassment and violence is reduced in the workplace, rega

October 16th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Canada Labour Code  Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with my colleague for Winnipeg Centre. I am pleased to provide some perspective on some of the amendments proposed as part of the other chamber's consideration of Bill C-65. The issue of workplace harassment and violence is complex. The

October 16th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

The Virtue Foundation  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Casey Wright and Danny Virtue. Casey and Danny are true role models in my riding, and have dedicated their lives to helping others. Casey has fought cancer since he was a child. He has suffered from many other health complications. Casey r

September 27th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

2018 CFL Draft  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Jacob Firlotte, of the Sts'ailes band, in my riding. Jacob was selected 58th overall for the 2018 CFL draft, one of the few B.C indigenous men ever drafted to the league. Jacob started playing football with his older brother and played comm

June 12th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Spring Flooding  Mr. Speaker, the village of Cache Creek is facing one of the worst floods in 90 years in the northern part of my riding. Over this last week, water levels rose due to a rapidly melting snowpack, and this is only the beginning of the season. As the community prepares for devastati

May 1st, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Seniors  Mr. Speaker, over the last three weeks, I hosted seven seniors' town halls throughout my riding, in Mission, Abbotsford, Agassiz, Lillooet, Lytton, Ashcroft, and Cache Creek, to get feedback from constituents on shaping our national seniors strategy. Connecting with constituents

March 22nd, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Fisheries Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for giving me the opportunity to expand on this. Our government promised to not just return to the previous version of the Fisheries Act but to make the law even better than before. Our government is delivering on its important promise made to Can

February 13th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Fisheries Act  Mr. Speaker, one thing we need to understand is that we have consulted Canadians on all aspects of change. There are 2,063 Canadians who registered online, and almost 5,500 who completed an e-questionnaire. Therefore, I am very confident that the changes with respect to the conce

February 13th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Fisheries Act  Madam Speaker, I am proud to support the proposed changes to the Fisheries Act, which would restore lost protections and modernize safeguards to protect fish and fish habitat. The proposed amendments are the result of extensive consultations over the past two years. Canadians hav

February 13th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, I met with St'at'imc Chiefs Council in Lillooet late last year, with one of the most pressing issues raised being the need for increased federal support for the community's tribal police service. Could the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness please

January 29th, 2018House debate

Jati SidhuLiberal