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Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand today in support this bill to end the captivity of whales and dolphins. What is important to me in seeing this bill go forward is that we are making steps about animal welfare. There is so much more to do, but we are seeing steps going forward.

November 29th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I will be presenting a petition initiated by Kate Chung for the Older Women's Network Living in Place campaign, which calls for the national and provincial building codes to be changed to mandate that all new multi-unit housing be universal in design so that anyone o

November 28th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Albanian Independence Day  Mr. Speaker, today is Albanian Independence Day. [Member spoke in Albanian] [English] After 500 years of Ottoman rule, an independent Albania was proclaimed on November 28, 1912. On this day, the Albanian flag was raised in Vlora, which is why this day is also called Flag Day

November 28th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2  Madam Speaker, just recently, I participated in a “Chew on This” event in my community. People of a multi-faith community came together and talked about how we could address poverty in our community, what we were doing and the steps we could be taking. One thing that is interest

November 27th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, as I listened to my friend talk about the economy, it really made me think about the conversations I have had with people in my community about what is important to them and also what their concerns were going into 2015 when I decided to run and take my seat in this

November 19th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage entitled “Bill C-391, An Act Respecting a National Strategy for the Repatriation of Aboriginal Cultural Property”. The committee has studied the b

November 6th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Criminal Code  Madam Speaker, on a point of order. I have to say I am a little confused as to how this ties in. We are talking about another bill here entirely. I am a little confused.

October 31st, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Whitby addressing the community safety aspect of it. When I was talking about the circle of compassion in how we deal with this, there are, in fact, many parts to the animal fighting piece. We can look at the money that exchanges hands, and t

October 29th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Saanich—Gulf Islands for the question, because I believe that much more should be done and needs to be done. I think I expressed that when I was speaking. I am very much looking forward to the bills that we will see coming from the other place

October 29th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-84. It is a step forward on animal welfare issues. We have so much more to do, but I am happy to mark the start of the move toward better and stronger animal welfare legislation. There are other related bills

October 29th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 14th report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage entitled “Bill C-376, An Act to Designate the Month of April as Sikh Heritage Month”. The committee has studied the bill and has decided to repor

October 24th, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Epilepsy  Mr. Speaker, today is global awareness day for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. That is what it is called when someone with epilepsy dies suddenly for no apparent reason. I do not know about you, Mr. Speaker, but many Canadians do not know about this important issue, and t

October 23rd, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I stand strongly by it. By the way, as a Jewish Canadian, as someone who has seen what happens in other countries, if we want to talk about extremism, when people speak about extremism, we saw what happened with people having to escape Nazi Germany when people's righ

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I cannot say I loved it when I read that clause myself. When the member references Omar Khadr and his settlement, I would hope that we as a government have learned from the mistakes of past governments and what led up to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions. The rea

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure of serving on the committee that reviewed this legislation and one of the most important issues that people were concerned about was the work that happened in the last years of the previous government, when it put together legislation that did not

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Julie DabrusinLiberal