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Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my colleague on his recent appointment to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. His efforts will no doubt contribute greatly to our government's daily efforts to advance gender equality and grow the middle class. During Women's H

October 1st, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, advancing gender equality is an important part of our government's plan to grow the middle class, because when we do so, we will add $150 billion to Canada's economy over the next eight years. When women entrepreneurs succeed, they create jobs for our sons and daught

September 24th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, thanks to colleagues like the member for Saint-Laurent, our government's plan to grow the middle class and support those working hard to join it is working. That plan includes supporting and funding hundreds of organizations across the country to enhance the financia

September 20th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Veterans Affairs  Mr. Speaker, I believe the Minister of Veterans Affairs has answered the questions specific to the case that my colleagues have brought up. As far as violence against women goes, after 150 years of Confederation, we introduced the first strategy to address and prevent gender-bas

September 20th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Carbon Pricing  Mr. Speaker, through the Canada child benefit plan, nine out of 10 Canadian families are better off under our plan than they were under the Conservatives plan. If my hon. colleagues are truly concerned about the well-being of those working hard to join the middle class, why do th

June 14th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Carbon Pricing  Mr. Speaker, we are thrilled to see the Conservatives take an interest in gender equality. This is what real change looks like. I would like to remind the hon. member that we gave more funds to families who need the support the most, with the Canada child benefit. They voted aga

June 14th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her effective advocacy on behalf of the people of Brampton North. In response to the commission's interim report, our government announced a commemoration fund worth $10 million over the next two years, for national, regional, and local indi

June 11th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Points of Order  Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Heckling at the best of times in the House is disruptive. Today you heard an offensive echo from the member for Provencher that women do not have the right to choose. I humbly request that you ask him to withdraw his assertion.

May 9th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the member opposite's commitment on gender equality. Surely, this is something we can all work to advance together. As for the member's question about gender-based analysis being conducted, we apply an intersectional gender lens to all items coming befo

May 3rd, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. colleague's commitment to gender equality, but I have to point out the inaccuracies and omissions in the NDP report card. The women's groups across the country, and indeed around the world, are applauding our Prime Minister and our government's e

April 17th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, when we invest in women, we grow the economy for everyone. This philosophy is at the heart of our investments in communities across the country. I have to add that my hon. colleague is wrong. We are investing in lifting hundreds of thousands of Canadian kids out o

April 17th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his commitment to gender equality. I would point out that budget 2018 built on our investments to advance gender equality in Canada. Funding for women's organizations doubled. Funding for rape crisis centres doubled. That does not includ

April 17th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, budget 2018 was the first federal budget in the history of Confederation to have an intersectional gendered lens applied to all new spending, because we believe that when we invest in women, we improve the economy for the middle class and those working hard to join i

April 17th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Vimy for her leadership in advancing gender equality. By investing in women, we will improve the economy for everyone. Budget 2018 includes several measures to close the gender wage gap, including an investment of $1.65 billion for a women'

March 27th, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, the budget clearly invests and builds on previous investments to improve lives for women and communities across the country, with $7.5 billion for child care and early learning and $40 billion in affordable housing, 25% of which will support women and their families.

March 21st, 2018House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal