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Daphne Caruana Galizia  Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to pay my respects to Ms. Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese journalist whose life was tragically cut short yesterday when a bomb exploded in her car shortly after she had left her home. Ms. Caruana Galizia bravely investigated corruption a

October 17th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

50th Anniversary of Fanshawe College  Madam Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate Fanshawe College in London on its 50th anniversary. I am an alumna from the broadcast journalism program, so the college has been an important part of my life. My father taught at Fanshawe. My brother and I both attended t

September 29th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Portuguese Heritage Month  Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for bringing this private member's bill forward. She no doubt has much support of House. One of my favourite restaurants in my hometown of London is Portuguese. It is located in the riding of one of our colleagues across the floor, who I th

September 20th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act  Madam Speaker, strengthening motor vehicle safety is, without a doubt, an important issue for all Canadians who travel all the time. Whether someone is in a car, a bus, or however one travels, this is important. I would like to find some common ground here because I hope we can

September 20th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Science  Mr. Speaker, our government understands that by increasing diversity, we bring different experiences and ideas to the table to advance Canadian science, grow our economy, and create the good well-paying jobs of the future. We reinstated the university and college academic staff s

June 2nd, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Media and Information Literacy  Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize the accomplishments of Carolyn Wilson from my riding of London West. Carolyn is a global leader in media literacy, and is the chair of the UNESCO-initiated Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy, GAPMIL. Media an

June 1st, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Extension of Sitting Hours  Mr. Speaker, yes, this is the topic at hand. I mentioned that Bill C-25 has been stuck at report stage since early April. That is the point. We want to continue to make sure that we get through our agenda. The fact of the matter is that we have not been able to do so because of t

May 30th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Extension of Sitting Hours  Mr. Speaker, it does make for a long evening—I understand that—but we are all here for the right reasons. Certainly, this whole notion of extended hours is something that we are forced to deal with. It is important that all of us have a chance to talk about it and have a say in w

May 30th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Extension of Sitting Hours  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak on the motion to extend the sitting hours in the House. Our government believes that good, corporate governance is one of the mechanisms that help support economic efficiency and growth. We recognize that our country is at its most prosperous

May 30th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Michael Bliss  Madam Speaker, on May 4 the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, located in London, Ontario, inducted six renowned medical pioneers from across Canada to its membership. The contributions of hall of fame inductees have been extraordinary. As trailblazers in their respective fields, t

May 19th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Sunshine DreamLift  Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, May 2, the Sunshine Foundation of Canada will take 79 children living with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses on a magical journey to Walt Disney World in just one day, thanks to the 62nd Sunshine DreamLift. Established in London,

May 1st, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Preclearance Act, 2016  Mr. Speaker, there is no doubt that making sure that goods cross our borders quickly is very important, whether it be by rail or by air. There is no question that we have to ensure that our borders are open for our goods for Canada to prosper.

March 6th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Preclearance Act, 2016  Yes, Mr. Speaker, it is great to be able to talk about this with my colleague who lives very close. Actually, I am the member for London West. London North Centre is adjacent to my riding, but I wanted to clarify that in case anyone was watching and thought I had jumped over a ri

March 6th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Preclearance Act, 2016  Mr. Speaker, as is currently the case, travellers will be entitled to withdraw from pre-clearance at any time. Under Bill C-23, withdrawing travellers may be required to identify themselves and give their reasons for withdrawing. This is simply to avoid the illicit probing of pre

March 6th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal

Preclearance Act, 2016  Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in debate today about Bill C-23, the preclearance act, 2016. This legislation has a number of significant implications for Canada. It is important to our economy and security, just as it is for our most important bilateral relationship with th

March 6th, 2017House debate

Kate YoungLiberal