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Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, as a side note, I want to say that I had the privilege of studying under Mr. Dion's father in university, and I then had the privilege of working with Stéphane. I met the ambassador in Germany twice and have worked with him, so I know how hard he works and what an a

October 31st, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, I am very concerned about fraud, especially phone scams, which are proliferating in Canada and becoming more and more sophisticated. It has gotten very hard for Canadians to tell the difference between legitimate calls and fraudulent ones. A recently aired documentar

October 31st, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

50th Anniversary of the Saint-Basile-le-Grand Women's Organization  Mr. Speaker, next Friday, the Cercle de fermières de Saint-Basile-le-Grand will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This women's organization will celebrate 50 years of work improving the living conditions of women and families and promoting our cultural and artisanal heritage. This

October 25th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

2831 Mont-Bruno Cadet Corps  Mr. Speaker, teamwork, self-confidence, leadership and civic-mindedness are juts a few of the traits we want to impart to our youth, our leaders of tomorrow. I want to thank 2831 Mont-Bruno Cadet Corps, which seeks to do just that. For 50 years now, the corps has been engaging yo

October 3rd, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

German Heritage Month  Mr. Speaker, as the chair of the Canada-Germany Interparliamentary Group, I am pleased to point out that October is German Heritage Month. The relations between our two countries are diversified and intense. For example, our commercial trades are as important as the ones with Fr

October 2nd, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, the member partly answered the question when he mentioned that we have the best public servants and specialists to deal with this case, which is exactly why we let these individuals take care of this file. There is always a temptation to let politics get in the way

October 2nd, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for acknowledging the delicate and emotional nature of this matter and for seeking to work together to have common sense prevail. Sometimes common sense is overshadowed by interpretations that are not based on our system in place. I understand w

October 2nd, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I would like to inform you that I will be sharing my time with the member for Scarborough—Guildwood. I rise today to talk about the transfer of an offender from one Correctional Service of Canada facility to another. The transfer in question has outr

October 2nd, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville Arts Circuit  Mr. Speaker, artists are an important part of our society. They define our popular culture and spark our collective imagination. They give us the opportunity to escape the every day with their thought-provoking, emotional, spiritual and sometimes even political creations. Artist

September 18th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Firearms Act  Madam Speaker, obviously my colleague confuses a registry with good common practices in business. With respect to time allocation, in terms of efficiency, there is a misunderstanding of what it is to be efficient. Maybe the minister could inform Canadians and this chamber of the

June 19th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, I would like to invite my colleague, a valued fellow committee member, to comment further on an important point relating to the court's important decision on data and megadata. The court ruling said that the data were relevant but the legal structure did not allow

June 18th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, I would like to know whether my colleague agrees that some of their recommendations, which were certainly the fruit of some very hard work, would be more useful in regulations than in the act itself.

June 18th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure of working with my colleague on the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. However, is he not getting a police state confused with the rule of law? The limits he alluded to, such as requiring a warrant, are already enforced i

June 18th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Agriculture and Agri-Food  Mr. Speaker, our dairy industry supports 221,000 Canadian jobs and contributes up to $20 billion to our GDP. Our government remains strongly committed to supporting our producers and their families. The Canadian Dairy Commission is vital to to the operation of our supply managem

June 18th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal

Instruction to Committee on Bill C-71  Madam Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for his speech. He is well aware of the respect I have for him as a person and as a professional. He knows better than anyone, and better than many of us, the impact of firearms and how much attention we should be giving them. I would

June 4th, 2018House debate

Michel PicardLiberal