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Roar of the Rings Tournament  Mr. Speaker, the eyes of Canada's curling world were focused on the Roar of the Rings tournament this past weekend in Ottawa that featured teams from across Canada. Olympic spots were on the line. I was there and the competition was fierce. The fans were passionate. It was a curl

December 11th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Health  Mr. Speaker, there are thousands of Canadians suffering daily from Lyme disease. The minister goes on about the three-pillar plan. She talks about the surveillance, the education, and best practices, but nothing is being done for those suffering today. The response has been weak

December 8th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Blood Donation  Mr. Speaker, the Christmas season is upon us. Canadians everywhere are starting to race around to find the perfect gift this year. The best gift we can give is the gift of life. Blood is always in short supply at this time of year, and many lives depend on a steady supply of blo

November 30th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present petitions today. The first is from people in and around Calgary, submitted by Crista Keating, James Howe, and Sally Lewis. These petitioners are concerned about recently proposed tax changes, as are many Canadians. They are concerned that th

November 29th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a second petition today from hundreds of people in and around Calgary. The petitioners are concerned about the way the Chinese government has dealt with Falun Gong practitioners. They are calling on Canada's government to condemn illegal arre

November 29th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, the third petition I am pleased to present is from dozens of Calgarians. This petition was submitted by my constituent Cindy Berg. The petitioners ask that the government abandon its unfair tax changes. These petitioners are concerned about the negative effect it wi

November 29th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, I sit on the health committee along with a number of other wonderful people, and we do some good work. We listened to many presenters on this bill at committee, one in particular being Professor Steven Hoffman, an expert in international law who teaches at Osgoode Ha

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, I welcome the investment, because we need it, and law enforcement agencies need it. They told us at committee that they welcome the money but they need time, and they do not have enough time. July 1 is eight months away. The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police a

November 9th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Saskatoon—Grasswood for his kind comments. They are much appreciated. I am very passionate about this issue, as many of us are here in the House. I have a background in education. My family runs a private school in Calgary,

November 9th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Cannabis Act  It is well known, Mr. Speaker. Testimony given by the Canadian Medical Association stated all about the very harmful effects marijuana has on the developing brains of youth. We all know that. If we smoke marijuana during the brain development period between zero and 25 years of

November 9th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to contribute to the debate on Bill C-45, which proposes to legalize recreational marijuana use here in Canada. The medicinal use of marijuana in Canada is, of course, already permitted when prescribed by a doctor, and I support that measure. However, wh

November 9th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present several petitions today from people in and around Calgary. These petitions were submitted by Dr. Robert Melof and Dr. Michael Mah. These physicians are concerned about recently proposed tax changes and the impact it will have on their abilit

November 9th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today from people in and around Calgary. This petition was submitted by Dr. Jasmine Hall. The petitioners are concerned about recently proposed tax changes. They are concerned that the proposed changes will make it more difficult f

November 8th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today from dozens of residents in the Calgary area. It was presented to me by Jeenan Kaiser, Lorna Ly, Alam Randhawa, and Suzie Lee, all from ONE UCalgary. The petitioners are asking the government to address the fact there are 13

October 30th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative

Criminal Code  Madam Speaker, absolutely we need proper testing equipment, scientifically proven and tested, that will accurately detect whether or not a driver is impaired by drugs. Right now, we do not have that in place. Therefore, why are we moving ahead with legalizing this drug when we do

October 24th, 2017House debate

Len WebberConservative