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Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, gender-based violence is preventable, and yet it remains a significant barrier to gender equality. Our government is committed to ensuring that our daughters, mothers, and sisters live free from all forms of violence, which is why we put aside $100.9 million in the f

October 19th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, gender-based violence is unacceptable on campuses, in our workplaces, in homes, and in communities across the country. We are working to coordinate our efforts with provinces and territories. We worked with them to develop the first federal strategy to address and pr

October 19th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-60, An Act to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain Acts and provisions that have expired, lapsed or

October 3rd, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Kildonan—St. Paul for all of her contributions to Canada's story and to wish everyone a happy Women's History Month. We all know women and girls who have dreamed big, who have pursued their dreams and paved the way for the

October 2nd, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Pickering—Uxbridge for her commitment to gender equality. We all agree that a strong and resilient women's movement is integral to the sustainability of our collective efforts. Since forming government, our government has r

September 28th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Statistics Act  moved that the bill be concurred in at report stage.

June 20th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Statistics Act  moved that the bill be read the third time and passed.

June 20th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for her advocacy. I can assure her that we put gender at the heart of the work we do. No relationship is more important to our government than that with first nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples of this land. To that end, we will be announci

June 15th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, this morning, along with advocates for gender equality and the member for Ottawa—Vanier, I was pleased to announce our government's investment of $18 million in a strong and vibrant women's movement. This funding will allow us to celebrate great Canadian women, inves

June 12th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Paris Agreement  moved: That, in the opinion of the House, climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution; and that, despite the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement, Canada remain committed to the implementation of the Agreement, as it is in the best int

June 5th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Nickel Belt for his question. Our government has made conducting GBA+ mandatory. This work laid the foundation for the first gender statement in a federal budget in 2017. This is important because in order for Canada to reach its full poten

May 30th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Points of Order  Madam Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague and ask for forgiveness. I understand that every six days in this country a woman is killed by the hands of an intimate partner. I understand that these issues affect three out of 10 women, and that if we work together, we can address thes

May 19th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Canada Revenue Agency  Madam Speaker, happy Friday to you and all my colleagues in the House. I thank my hon. colleague for bringing this issue to our attention. I can assure members that all policies, programs, and legislation that come through cabinet and eventually to the House are put through a g

May 19th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Status of Women  Madam Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for an opportunity to acknowledge the significant contributions that the labour movement has made to gender equality in Canada. I am sure we can all agree that a healthy NGO centre is also vital to the well-being of women and girls in th

May 5th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I would correct the member. Canada did not support this particular piece. In fact, Canada does not have a seat at that table. That said, my hon. colleague brings up the Commission on the Status of Women. In 2013, I had the great privilege of meeting the opposition l

May 4th, 2017House debate

Maryam MonsefLiberal