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Business of Supply  Madam Chair, I want to thank my hon. colleague for her effective advocacy. As she mentioned, our government has been the first to invest in the sustainability and capacity of women's organizations and equality-seeking organizations in this country. Why? Because it is the most eff

June 17th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Women and Gender Equality  Mr. Speaker, bonjour, aaniin, as-salaam alaikum to my hon. colleagues. The great women feminists in my life, the Angelas, the Farrahs, the Lynns and my own mother, remind me that women hold up more than half the sky. A large part of that sky is above Canada. I stand here before

March 12th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Women and Gender Equality  Mr. Speaker, thanks to the courage and hard work of those who came before us, women like my colleague from Saint-Laurent and I are able to put our names on a ballot. We have made a lot of progress, particularly over the past five years, and we are committed to doing much more.

March 9th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his concern for communities across the country. When we invested over $180 billion over the next 10 years to support communities, our colleagues across the aisle voted against it. When we ran on a commitment to invest in Canadians, they ran

February 6th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Women and Gender Equality  Madam Speaker, my colleague from Kanata—Carleton is right. Gender-based violence is unacceptable, its consequences are deeply harmful and it is preventable. Our government moved forward with Canada's first federal strategy to address and prevent gender-based violence. We have cla

January 31st, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Regional Economic Development  Mr. Speaker, our government's unprecedented investments in rural regions are paying off. Since 2015, we have connected 400,000 rural households to high-speed Internet. We are investing in parks, roads and community centres across the country, which is creating jobs. All Canadians

January 28th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Telecommunications  Mr. Speaker, I am grateful to hear that every single member of the House is going to work together to ensure that Canadians, regardless of where they live, have access to high-speed Internet. It is certainly a commitment by our government, backed by significant funding. Over 400,

January 27th, 2020House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, our government will always stand with Canadians, particularly those in small rural communities, to ensure they maintain the health and vitality of their communities by investing in infrastructure. We are working closely with municipalities as well as the provinces

December 12th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Women and Gender Equality  Mr. Speaker, I would like to extend a warm welcome to my hon. colleague from Markham—Stouffville and thank her for her leadership and for representing her community in the House. It is going to require strong leadership like hers and all hon. members to ensure that we eliminate g

December 10th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Women and Gender Equality  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Brossard—Saint-Lambert for her question. Today the names of 14 women will echo in this chamber and across the country. Tonight Parliament Hill will be lit up with 14 rays of purple light, one representing each of the lives needlessly taken

December 6th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, I assure my colleague and every Canadian that our government is working hard to end gender-based violence at home and all over the world. Why? Because it is unthinkable that this is a reality in Canada. It is costing our economy over $12 billion a year. We have inve

June 13th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  In response to (a), the ratio of official development assistance, ODA, to gross national income, GNI, arising from budget 2019 is not yet available. Investments in ODA-eligible activities stemming from budget 2019 would only begin to be captured in Canada’s ODA/GNI ratio once 201

June 12th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, the following reflects a consolidated response approved on behalf of Global Affairs Canada ministers. The global effort to combat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria remains a priority for the Government of Canada. The Global Fund is a key partner of Canada in tackling th

June 12th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Questions on the Order Paper  Mr. Speaker, the following reflects a consolidated response approved on behalf of Global Affairs Canada ministers. In response to (a), funding for fiscal year 2019-20 has not yet been fully allocated at the sectoral level. For a complete listing of approved and currently operatio

June 12th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, last week, women of the world united with Canada to support a path where women will be leaders, equal in their communities, a path for equal pay and a $12-trillion boost to the global economy. What I heard, loud and clear, was the rejection of those attempting to rol

June 11th, 2019House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal