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Arts and Culture in Davenport  Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure for me to rise in the House today to promote and pay tribute to the rich arts and culture community in Davenport. From theatre, film, dance, publishing, visual arts, song writing, musicians, designers, writers, to gaming, we have it in Davenport. E

June 16th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, as our Right Hon. Prime Minister said the other day in question period, all Canadians strongly support concrete actions toward nuclear disarmament. We believe that the step-by-step approach where we are engaging with those states with nuclear arms is the best way for

June 8th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, this is an issue that, as soon as I heard it was coming up for debate in this venerable House, I wanted to make sure I was a part of it. I personally am very passionate about nuclear disarmament. I feel very proud when I read about the former UN Secretary-General's f

June 8th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the very hon. member for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell. It is an honour to rise in this venerable House to speak on a topic of great importance, not only to the residents of my riding of Davenport, but to Canada, and indeed the world. Bef

June 8th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Portugal Day  Mr. Speaker, in honour of June 10, Portugal Day, I would like to pay tribute to nine Portuguese leaders who have been recognized in the community over the last couple of months. They are not only Portuguese leaders but they are Canadian leaders. They have made their community pr

June 7th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

International Development  Mr. Speaker, there is a serious food crisis in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. At present, more than 20 million people are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought and ongoing conflicts. Today, our government made an important announcement in that regard. Co

May 29th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege for me to rise in the House today to present an e-petition that was initiated by Ken Robertson, an urban aboriginal autism activist and a constituent of mine in my riding of Davenport. This e-petition calls on the federal government to gather data

May 16th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, a historic $180 billion has been committed to building much-needed infrastructure in communities right across Canada. Residents in my downtown Toronto riding of Davenport are looking forward to public transit projects, such as the relief line. They are also looking f

May 9th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, the reason I am talking about pipelines is that budget 2017 is very much about growing our economy, providing more opportunities for the middle class and for workers across this country, both today and tomorrow. In answer to the original question from the member for

May 4th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, first, I do not agree with the premise that this budget bill is an omnibus bill. I do not believe that to be so. Everything in the budget is about the budget. I personally do not support omnibus bills, so I do not agree that this is the case. Second, with respect to

May 4th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I have a bit of a confession to make. A number of people In my riding of Davenport are not big supporters of pipeline approval. I have explained to them that I fully support the approval of pipelines. We have to support the economy of Canada. We are a resource-based

May 4th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I do not know all the details of all the pipelines that have been approved. I know two have been approved. They are very positive in bringing our resources to tidewater, bringing in trade jobs, and being helpful to the overall economy.

May 4th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with my hon. colleague from Alfred-Pellan. It is such a pleasure to rise in the House to speak on behalf of the residents of my riding of Davenport on budget 2017, which was released on March 22. It is a good budget and a lot of positive be

May 4th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Canada-Mexico Relations  Mr. Speaker, I am blessed to be a Canadian with two distinct cultural backgrounds. My last name, Dzerowicz, betrays me as Ukrainian, but what is hidden is my Mexican heritage. My mother is Mexican, and thus I am also a proud Mexican Canadian. I mention all this as background to

May 3rd, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Housing  Mr. Speaker, housing is a key issue of concern for the residents of my riding. Affordable housing, co-operative housing, social housing, and housing for our aging and ethnic populations are top of mind for Davenport residents. Our government has taken important measures to answ

April 6th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal