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Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, the hon. member was a little all over the place in the number of points he was trying to make, but I want to clarify something. At first there was mention of a reduction in taxes, but then it was half a refund. We all know that a refund really has nothing to do with

November 7th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Forestry Industry  Mr. Speaker, we understand the critical importance of forestry to the economies of eastern and western Canada as a source of jobs, prosperity, and opportunity. We are acutely aware of the threat that forest pests, like the mountain pine beetle, emerald ash borer, and spruce budw

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, the former Atomic Energy Canada Limited employees who assisted with the cleanup of the NRU reactor in the 1950s played a critical and important role, and we do thank them very much for their service. We understand that those employees and their families are working

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Housing  Mr. Speaker, energy efficiency offers a significant opportunity to help realize Canada's obligations to address climate change while supporting economic growth and the health of Canadians. We are working with our provincial and territorial partners to develop a model code for e

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Housing  Mr. Speaker, as I said a moment ago, energy efficiency offers a significant opportunity to help realize Canada's obligations to address climate change while supporting economic growth and the health of Canadians. We are working with our provincial and territorial partners to mode

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, with all due respect to my hon. colleague, saying it is so does not make it so. When a business decision is made, it is called a business decision for a reason. The reality is that global energy markets are changing rapidly. The global energy transition is already

October 31st, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, our government does fully appreciate the importance of Canada's energy sector to our economy. We know that it supports good, middle-class jobs and generates vital revenues for governments at all levels to pay for our hospitals and schools, sustain our cherished socia

October 31st, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Natural Resources  Madam Speaker, the decision that we took on the Trans Mountain project was based on facts, evidence, and was in the national interest. We have listened to thousands of Canadians who have told us that we have a responsibility to get our resources to market, to take action to prot

October 27th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Parks Canada  Mr. Speaker, I want to repeat that our government is seized with the challenge of protecting Canada's forests from harmful native and invasive species, not just in Alberta but, indeed, across the country. Alberta is not alone. Canada is there and industry is there. The Canadian

October 26th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Parks Canada  Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Yellowhead for bringing this very serious situation back to the floor of the House of Commons tonight. What he has just described is indeed troubling and a powerful reminder of the terrible damage insect species can inflict on Can

October 26th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Foreign Affairs  Mr. Speaker, the global energy markets are rapidly changing. The energy transition is already under way and the energy mix will change. However, the pace and scope are uncertain, so long-term, predictable, inclusive policy direction will be critical. That was an indisputable take

October 24th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Foreign Affairs  Mr. Speaker, the member for Chilliwack—Hope's question is both timely and important. Unfortunately, it is also very uninformed. When the member first raised this issue in the House last spring, theMinister of Natural Resources hoped that all sides could at least agree that the N

October 24th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for King—Vaughan for her advocacy and the excellent work she does as chair of the House's environment committee. Our government is proud to collaborate on ENERGY STAR, along with more than 1,500 organizations, to help Canadians save

October 24th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Parks Canada  Mr. Speaker, certainly invasive species in our forest sector are something we have dealt with over the decades and centuries in this country. We are working hard with our partners in the forest sector to find solutions to some of these challenges. There are challenges on the east

October 20th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal

Natural Resources  Mr. Speaker, it is telling that the opposition members still equate measuring greenhouse gas emissions with killing economic growth. They still live in a world where the choice is a stark one between economic prosperity and environmental protection. They cannot imagine how climat

October 16th, 2017House debate

Kim RuddLiberal