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Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for sharing that story of a member of her constituency. We have made a tremendous amount of progress. We have made a very definitive commitment. We are spending $10 billion more to better support our veterans. We have increased compensation for pai

February 15th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, we have made tremendous amounts of improvement and the member is right. When our veterans are ready for post-release, we try to do everything we can to provide them with the supports they need. I mentioned that we had put a lot of money into ensuring that there are

February 15th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, it is an absolute pleasure for me to rise to speak to this opposition day motion on behalf of the residents of Davenport, who I am so proud to represent. A couple of my colleagues asked why I was speaking to this motion since I was from a downtown riding of Toronto

February 15th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, that is an excellent question, but I do not know the answer. It is a great one and might be a great question for the Minister of Finance. He can rest assured that every single penny of that almost $1 billion is going toward tax fairness and going after tax evaders.

February 8th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, one of the key promises we made in the 2015 election was on tax fairness, and I am very proud that our government has taken a number of steps toward tax fairness. We have talked ad nauseam about the $1 billion we have invested to go after tax evaders and tax cheats

February 8th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, never before has any other government invested as much money to go after tax evaders and tax avoiders. It is $1 billion. That allows a significant amount of tools and enough resources to allow the CRA, working in conjunction with its international partners, to go a

February 8th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, it is an absolute pleasure for me to rise here today to speak to this opposition day motion on tax havens. As always, I am so happy to speak on behalf of the residents in Davenport, who I am so proud to represent. As I was reminded recently by Davenport residents

February 8th, 2018House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Davenport  Mr. Speaker, to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary, I had the honour of presenting leadership awards to citizens of Davenport. Over the years, these exceptional people have done their utmost to make Davenport a better community. I would like to thank the Hon. Jean Augustine

December 12th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Salaries Act  Madam Speaker, I will mention two things. One is that the very heart of what we are trying to do with this bill is create a one-tier cabinet. The second thing I would say is that I have been very blessed this year to be able to go to people's doors and speak to a lot of the res

December 7th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Salaries Act  Madam Speaker, I thank the hon. member for her question. I will mention two things. One, I truly believe that we have a gender-equal cabinet. The position of the Minister of Status of Women, to me, is equal to that of the Minister of International Trade. It is what this bill is t

December 7th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Salaries Act  Madam Speaker, I think the point he mentioned was that it is only one part of her job. I would say that she is the leading voice on gender equity within our cabinet and caucus. I think from a leadership perspective, she is absolutely at a level equal to all other cabinet minister

December 7th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Salaries Act  Madam Speaker, it is an absolute honour for me to stand on behalf of the residents of Davenport and speak on Bill C-24, an act to amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration Act. As this will probably will be one of my last times

December 7th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Holodomor  Mr. Speaker, beginning today and continuing this week, the Ukrainian community, along with many Canadians, are commemorating the millions of victims of the 1932-33 Holodomor genocide and the forced starvation of millions of Ukrainians by Stalin's dictatorship. I encourage all m

November 20th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, there are a lot of areas we need to continue to look at to better support our workers across this country. I appreciate the member putting a wonderful idea on the table. I will say that I am very proud of what we have done so far in terms of supporting workers. I as

November 8th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, in Davenport we are very blessed to have 52% of the people in my riding born in other countries. They are very happy with the changes introduced in the budget not only this year but last year. Mainly it is because we actually spent quite a bit of time and money and r

November 8th, 2017House debate

Julie DzerowiczLiberal