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Transportation  Mr. Speaker, I want to assure the member that we are in the process of creating a secure and safe transportation system. We have invested in the Canadian Navigable Waters Act. We are aware of certain situations and we are working hard to make sure that they are addressed in a tim

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, again, it is important that we do the study and look at each element of the overall transportation system, but we cannot just do it in isolation. We have to figure out how it connects into the system as the greater whole, and that is what we have done. We have tried

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, the government has accepted amendments from the parliamentary committee and from the other place, and when possible, we do. However, the long-term study of the transportation system of Canada has been going on for years. We have experts who come to committee, we have

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, it is quite clear when we listen to the many stakeholders who have been very vocal about this. Alberta wheat, Alberta barley, the grain growers, and Cereals Canada have all expressed, very clearly, how important it is to get Bill C-49 passed as soon as possible.

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, when we talk about Canada's transportation system, we talk about the need for it to be effective, efficient, fair, balanced, and comprehensive. Sometimes we might think something is a small change, maybe a local issue, but it could actually end up having nationwide c

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, knowing how extensive, complicated, and complex transportation systems are across this great country is why we take the time. We need the time to study what the impacts are going to be. What are the advantages and disadvantages? What we are trying to do is create a l

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, it comes back to the idea that we do not look at a transportation system in single elements. It has to be a comprehensive, integrated system. If we only gets one piece of the puzzle right but the rest of it does not function, we have not made any progress. That is wh

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Transportation Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today to once again speak to the several benefits to shippers this historic piece of legislation would provide. Bill C-49 represents a watershed moment for Canada's freight rail sector. It would put in place the right conditions over the lon

May 11th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Fisheries and Oceans  Mr. Speaker, I want to assure my hon. colleague that we are committed to moving Bill C-64 forward. In fact, we have heard from some of the communities we have been engaged with that more has been done in two years than in the past 20 years. It took the State of Washington over 10

May 7th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Fisheries and Oceans  Mr. Speaker, our government is very proud to be implementing a comprehensive national strategy to address the issue of abandoned and wrecked vessels. This strategy, which goes well beyond the proposed wrecked, abandoned, or hazardous vessels act, or Bill C-64, was developed afte

May 7th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Public Transportation  Mr. Speaker, we understand that having an efficient and functional transportation system is absolutely critical. We need to work together. We have to work together with the provinces and with the municipalities to make that happen. Those kinds of discussions are under way.

May 4th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Regional Economic Development  Mr. Speaker, with respect to the hon. member's question, I do not have the specific answer on that particular project, but I know that the minister—

May 4th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Regional Economic Development  If you would give me a minute, the minister has been in contact. There is a port authority review that is ongoing at the present time. I know that the minister is very involved in this discussion as we move forward.

May 4th, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Oil Tanker Moratorium Act  Mr. Speaker, it is my belief that the possibility for an exception is under extraordinary circumstances. If something changes, if there is an emergency, if technology changes so drastically that something needs to be adjusted, then it can be adjusted. However, a lot of homework n

May 3rd, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal

Oil Tanker Moratorium Act  Mr. Speaker, it is important to look at the statistics, not just as a grand number, but what percentage of those vessels on the east coast are carrying persistent oils. As I said, this does not preclude transportation of gasoline and jet fuel, but it does provide protections for

May 3rd, 2018House debate

Karen McCrimmonLiberal