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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act  Madam Speaker, the member across the way is a fellow member on the INDU committee. We have had a lot of great discussions there, and a lot of them came as a result of our connections with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. I was the president of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. I

June 19th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Petitions  Madam Speaker, I am honoured to rise to table a petition that was signed at the Guelph Farmers' Market. A lot of advocacy goes on there every Saturday between 6 a.m. and noon. This petition is delivering community power to the post office in the post-carbon economy. There are a

June 19th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, that was also part of the question from the hon. member for the Green Party across the way, which was how do we have sustainable development in terms of pipelines and getting oil to export markets? That is really the purpose of Bill C-69 and Bill C-48 working togethe

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, the quote was actually referring to a quote from a Guelph economist, Ross McKitrick, who was looking at the connection between climate change and the economy. It is inflamed rhetoric from the other side. We heard the member for Calgary Nose Hill. Some of the words s

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I enjoy working with Mike Schreiner, who is the MPP in our area. What it shows is that all orders of government need to work together, including the municipality, on something that is not a partisan issue as we go forward. We should not be fighting each other, we sho

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I am going to be sharing my time with the hon. member for Winnipeg North, and I look forward to his comments after I have had a chance to speak. Our government is taking climate change seriously. We know that climate change is real and that we have a plan to tackle

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I was into the speech right up until the end, when the member mentioned the fossil fuel phase-out. The fossil fuel phase-out also includes fossil fuel subsidies for remote communities that need to use diesel until we are able to get them other fuels to generate elect

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I thank the member across the way for a stimulating discussion on this today. I was thinking of my middle daughter when he was talking. When she was small and we were living in Winnipeg, she hated putting on her coat in the wintertime. When we would get her coat on,

June 18th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. Minister of Justice. He has done a tremendous job on not only this but also the judicial appointments, and looking at improving efficiency and effectiveness in our judicial system. During his presentation, when talking about the Senate amendments,

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, it is great to hear from the member for Abitibi—Témiscamingue. I know Abitibi has a great hockey team. We had some laughs over that during the memorial cup. The member mentioned how important relationships are. Whether it is the relationships between us and our sta

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

The Environment  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member down the way for bringing in a different part of the discussion that has to do with the military and the effects of climate change on people who are in drought-stricken areas. We have deployed people across Canada. Guelph's 11t

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, a few weeks ago, the students in Guelph from the community environmental leadership program and the Headwater Group had a town hall where they had the mayor, the MPP and me, as the MP, being challenged to recognize the climate emergency. At the beginning of the ses

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I have three petitions that were signed at the Guelph Farmers' Market by local advocates. The first one is signed by 312 Canadians and calls for an immediate moratorium on the licensing and release of new GMOs and for an independent review of existing GMOs already r

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, the second petition, signed by 540 Canadians, calls on Parliament to enshrine in legislation the inalienable rights of farmers and other Canadians to save, reuse, select, exchange and sell seeds.

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, the final petition, signed by 300 Canadians, calls for a moratorium on the release of genetically modified alfalfa in order to allow proper review of the impact of it on farmers in Canada.

June 17th, 2019House debate

Lloyd LongfieldLiberal