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Preclearance Act, 2016  Madam Speaker, it is important to understand that the preclearance agreement is not limited to just airports and train stations. I believe that the agreement is much broader and could even potentially be extended to include other types of transportation. I invite my colleagu

June 21st, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Syrian Refugees  Mr. Speaker, let me introduce George Barmaksez, a fine family man. He and his family arrived in Montarville, as the first refugees the parishioners welcomed. The integration with the congregation was impeccable. George now speaks French very well. Where we live, family is import

June 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am proud to represent the riding of Montarville, whose citizens signed this petition in both official languages in support of women and girls in the world's poorest countries who need education. It is a combined effort of two non-profit, non-partisan organizations

June 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Ski Saint-Bruno  Mr. Speaker, since this week is Tourism Week in Canada, I would like to talk about Ski Saint-Bruno, Canada's largest snow school. With 565 instructors and 33,000 students each year, Ski Saint-Bruno is Canada's premier ski and snowboard school, boasting more than half a million

May 30th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I actually found the previous speaker's remarks to be more honest and principled because here we have a catalogue of completely unfounded allegations and speculation, which strikes me as a bad way to let people know how an infrastructure project is going to help them

May 11th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Marie Fragasso  Mr. Speaker, I would like to read something that was written by 23 elementary school students in my riding. In this world there are exceptional people who do not get the recognition they deserve, and Marie Fragasso, a grade 6 teacher at the Albert Schweitzer elementary school i

May 2nd, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Interprovincial Trade  Mr. Speaker, numerous studies have shown that internal trade represents about a fifth of Canada's GDP and close to 40% of the provinces' and territories' exports. The agreement on internal trade, which was recently scrapped, was a useless barrier to free trade between members of

April 10th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Committees of the House  Madam Speaker, since I am the one who moved the motion before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security recommending that the House not continue the study of Bill C-226, I would like to submit my arguments to the House out of respect for my colleague, the memb

April 5th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Operation UNIFIER  Mr. Chair, I would quickly point out that a country will develop based on the resources and services it is able to secure. A trade agreement is bound to ensure greater success than any lethal weapons supplier can provide.

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Operation UNIFIER  Mr. Chair, discussions with Ukraine aim to cover every possibility, and they are still ongoing. Personally, I think Ukraine, which is benefiting from Canada's assistance and wisdom, needs to adopt the means to eventually take charge of its own destiny. When it does, it will no

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Operation UNIFIER  Mr. Chair, I thank my colleague for his question. It is important to understand that Canada and Ukraine are partners. Discussions regarding RADARSAT imagery showed that, after a certain time, from Ukraine's perspective, it made sense to focus its efforts elsewhere. At Ukraine's

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Operation UNIFIER  Mr. Chair, I wish to inform you that I will be sharing my time with the member for Kanata—Carleton. I am pleased to speak to the House today about extending our military contribution in Ukraine, especially Canadian development co-operation. As the first western country to reco

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question. I would remind my hon. colleague that what I have just said is that certain information that is kept confidential during operations will be available to the committee members afterward, so that the committee can analyze nation

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act  Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to speak today in support of Bill C-22, an act to establish the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians and to make consequential amendments to certain acts. After considering this bill at second reading and reviewing it in c

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act  Madam Speaker, I now have the pleasure of being a member of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with my colleague, and her current position surprises me. The existing committee is proposing a solution based on consultations and several years of experien

March 20th, 2017House debate

Michel PicardLiberal