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Amendments to Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 84 of the House of Commons, at present, the main estimates provide a partial overview of planned spending, given that they are tabled prior to the estimates for the current fiscal year. By tabling the main estimates in the spring after the

June 20th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Amendments to Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, I was shocked to hear the member say that he does not see any meaningful changes in Motion No. 18 because Motion No. 18 has a very key change to the timing of the budget and the estimates. As the member probably well knows, currently, the estimates have to be tabled

June 20th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), the $545 million amount included in 2016-17 supplementary estimates (C) is made up of amounts set aside by departments for collective bargaining purposes, as well as an amount for the employer’s anticipated costs for collective agreements that wer

June 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), in the current round of negotiations, settlements have been based on 1.25% annual economic increases. A number of groups represented by different bargaining agents have received additional amounts in consideration of the specific circumstances of

June 14th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Vancouver Quadra Constituency Youth Council  Mr. Speaker, this spring, the Vancouver Quadra Constituency Youth Council organized a public great debate. It was ably co-chaired by CBC's Chris Brown. Inside the packed Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, the high school students authored and debated four policy issues: one, when sho

June 9th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, I appreciate that question from the member opposite because it gives me an opportunity to ask, who better to regulate and control this product? It is already being grown in houses up the Fraser Valley and in backyards throughout my province and other provinces. Who

June 6th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, I am sorry whenever I hear about young people entering into the criminal justice system after being charged with simple cannabis possession. I will say three things about that. First, that is what this legislation is designed to change. Second, if people assumed

June 6th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, the federal government's role is to create the framework for legalizing this product. Many of the rules and regulations, including the kinds of taxes, will be up to the provinces and municipalities to determine and apply.

June 6th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Cannabis Act  Madam Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to speak in favour of Bill C-45, which our government introduced to legalize and strictly regulate cannabis consumption in Canada. The cannabis bill represents a new approach to cannabis, one that puts public health and safety at the fo

June 6th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), (b), (e), (f), and (g), data for the years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 are available on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s website at https://www.canada.ca/en/ treasury-board-secretariat/services/ performance-talent-management /performance-man

May 19th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the words of my NDP colleague across the aisle and the personal stories that she mentioned. Bill C-7 and our response to both the House committee and the Senate amendments would give labour relations and collective bargaining a regime that would allow

May 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, our government listened to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security and accepted the amendments put forward by members of Parliament that were supported by various parties. Our government accepted the appropriate amendments from the Senate and

May 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, I have a question for the Conservative member who just spoke. I would also like to tell him that it would be disrespectful towards RCMP members to vote against Bill C-7, because this is about creating working conditions that meet the needs and address the rights of

May 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, the member posed a question asking why our side of the House believes that card check is a better approach. In fact, we have been very clear that it is important there be a card check method and a secret ballot method. Each has its place, and there is a board that

May 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal

Public Service Labour Relations Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel for his words and for his work on the parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. We are aware, and certainly a labour law professor will be aware, of all of the initiative

May 16th, 2017House debate

Joyce MurrayLiberal