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Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, as a parliamentarian, I know my job is to meet with constituents and stakeholders across the country and work as hard as I can to represent their issues. I try to represent their interests in a real and fair manner. I will work hard to improve both myself as an ind

December 7th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to improving the lives of all Canadians. I recognize that when speaking to people, I tend to be straightforward. However, I regret my comments as I know they were brash and inappropriate, and I apologize. I remember the conversation with

December 7th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, I recognize 100% that my comments were inappropriate, and I apologize profusely for them. I will continue to work on trying to improve both my individual self and myself as a parliamentarian. I know I will continue to work as hard as I can for my constituents. I kn

December 7th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, my heart goes out to thalidomide survivors. I know our government, led by the Minister of Health, is taking their concerns very seriously. I will continue to advocate on behalf of all Canadians with disabilities. As someone with a disability myself, it was certainly

December 5th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, again, my heart goes out to thalidomide survivors. I know our government, led by the Minister of Health, is taking these concerns very seriously. I will continue to advocate on behalf of all Canadians with disabilities. As someone with a disability myself, it was ce

December 5th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Foreign Affairs  Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the treaty entitled: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol, adopted in New York,

November 30th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Sports  Madam Speaker, for 105 years CFL athletes have been inspiring our kids to participate in sports. Kids have dreamed of emulating their CFL heroes, from Jackie Parker to Jon Cornish, from Bruce Covernton to Ricky Ray, from Dave Sapunjis to S.J. Green. This is important, because we

November 24th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

National Defence  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to our veterans. We have shown that since we came into power. We are investing in financial security. We have reopened offices. We have invested in front-line staff. We are delivering on mental health services to better support our troops,

November 9th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

National Defence  Mr. Speaker, our government is fully committed to our Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans and their families. We continue to build upon the supports we have in our mandate letter, including reopening offices, investments in front-line staff, delivering on financial securit

November 9th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Sport and Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to seeing our carded athletes succeed at the highest level. That is why I am very pleased we are investing $25 million over the next five years in our athletes. This will allow us to put $265 more a month in the pockets of these athletes

October 31st, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Ethics  Mr. Speaker, in last week's municipal election, I was very proud of the fact that my father, at 74 years of age, stepped up to run to be the trustee for wards eight and nine. I am proud to report that he did win that election. He can take his 40 years of teaching experience to wo

October 30th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Ethics  Mr. Speaker, I am very proud of the work that I am doing on behalf of the constituents of Calgary Centre. As was pointed out in this House, we are focused on growing the economy and making sure things are better for people in our community. I can tell the member that I was very p

October 30th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Veterans Affairs  Mr. Speaker, the health and wellness of veterans and their families is at the core of what we do. I am proud of the fact that committee members looked at all of these issues, because they, too, are committed to the health and wellness of veterans. I can tell the member that I ha

June 20th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Veterans Affairs  Mr. Speaker, our government takes seriously the issues men and women face from their military service. In fact, our doors are open for any member of the Canadian Armed Forces who is now a veteran and who needs needs services and can tie their injury to their service. We encourag

June 9th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal

Veterans Affairs  Mr. Speaker, Veterans Affairs works hard each and every day to provide veterans and their families with the care and support they need when and where they need it. Regardless of whether veterans need help from any time they have served our country, whether abroad or here at home

June 8th, 2017House debate

Kent HehrLiberal