Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present three petitions. The first one highlights that gender-based violence against girls begins before they are born. The petition asks Parliament to condemn discrimination against girls through the use of sex selection.
Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition, regarding impaired driving, asks that the Prime Minister keep his promise to increase the penalties on impaired driving causing death and that there be mandatory minimum sentences as he promised he would introduce.
Petitions Mr. Speaker, the last petition is on the Canada summer jobs. The petitioners ask the government to end the attestation requirement and the values test, and they are very happy that the Prime Minister apologized for last year's attestation and values test.
Christmas Mr. Speaker, Hark the herald angels sing “Glory to the newborn King! Peace on earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled" Joyful, all ye nations rise Join the triumph of the skies With the angelic host proclaim, “Christ is born in Bethlehem” Hark! The herald angels s
December 10th, 2018House debate
Questions on the Order Paper With regard to Canada-Taiwan relations and reports that the Government of China is requiring Canadian private companies, including Air Canada and the Royal Bank of Canada, to label Taiwan as part of China: (a) has the government discussed this issue with the Government of Taiwan
December 7th, 2018House debate
Canada Summer Jobs Initiative Mr. Speaker, last summer the Liberals imposed a new restrictive, ideological values test as part of the Canada summer jobs program. Those who did not attest that they agreed with Liberal ideology did not get federal funding. Canadians, legal experts and the media were outraged an
December 6th, 2018House debate
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present two petitions. The first petition relates to the Canada summer jobs program. It highlights that the government's attestation requirement last year was in breach of the charter rights of Canadians. The petitioners ask that next year, which
December 4th, 2018House debate
Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is with respect to impaired driving. The petitioners highlight that the Prime Minister, leading up to the last election, promised to make impaired driving much more serious, that there would be mandatory minimums. They are disappointed that the P
December 4th, 2018House debate
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I trust the member balances her budget every month. She is asking this House what Canadians say regarding spending more money than they are taking in. Let us say a company is spending money, increasing the wages of its employees at the employees' cost, and saying,
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is a real honour to able to represent my beautiful community of Langley—Aldergrove and share with the House a perspective of what I am hearing from the community on the growing debt that we are hearing about from the government. The government is defending the fa
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, my colleague's speech was thoughtful, highlighting that the government continues to fail, and its legacy of broken promises. The government members have said they are investing in Canadians. Where is this money coming from that the Liberals are investing in Canadian
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I listened intently to my Liberal colleague sharing with this House and Canadians his perspective on how good the budget is. The theme is spend, spend, spend and spend some more. If any organization, business or family in Canada spent the way the government is spendi
Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I listened intently to my colleague, and I appreciated his comments. However, the member is defending a budget that is indefensible. Canadians did vote for a change in 2015. However, what the government promised and what it is delivering are very different. The go
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present a petition today from Canadians who highlight the fact that the Canada summer jobs program applications are about to be sent out by the government. They ask that this year their charter rights under section 2 of the freedom of religion be pro
November 21st, 2018House debate
Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, consultation is listening, taking into consideration, and learning from one another. Just having meetings with people within our provincial directorate is not proper consultation. I was not part of those consultations. However, I strongly believe that the provinces
November 20th, 2018House debate