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Committees of the House  Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food concerning the votes in the main estimates 2019-20 that were referred to the committee.

June 7th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

North Shore Regiment  Madam Speaker, yesterday marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history. On that day, the men of the North Shore Regiment landed on the beaches of Normandy, and many of them did not return home to New Brunswick. One such soldier was Major Archie

June 7th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Criminal Records Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his question. We chose to suspend rather than expunge criminal records for simple cannabis possession. People will not have trouble getting a job with a record suspension unless they commit other offences. Suspension is the simplest and quic

May 30th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Criminal Records Act  Mr. Speaker, my colleague and I have certainly worked well on many topics at the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. The law was only passed last October, and there is still a lot of data collection to take place. We also know that what was there prior to that law being

May 30th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Criminal Records Act  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House and add my voice to today's report stage debate regarding Bill C-93, the government's cannabis pardon legislation. Let me say at the outset that I will continue to use the term “pardon” in my remarks, rather than “record suspension”

May 30th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 16th report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food in relation to the mental health challenges that Canadian farmers, ranchers and producers face. I would also like to note that this non-p

May 28th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 17th report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, entitled “Support for Indigenous Peoples in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Industry.” Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committee reque

May 28th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Oceans Act  Mr. Speaker, nearly two years after it was first introduced, I have the honour to speak to Bill C-55, an act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, a bill that has the support of Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Before I get to the collaborative m

May 13th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, as everyone is aware, flooding has greatly affected many communities from Ontario, Quebec and in my own province of New Brunswick, including my riding of Miramichi—Grand Lake, where last year's crest was the highest on record. We have surpassed that mark. Our govern

May 1st, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Joël Guimond  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to celebrate the leadership skills of Joël Guimond, a young man who attends Étoile de l'Acadie school in my community, Rogersville. At the beginning of this school year, Joël went to meet his teacher and chat about summer vacation. He noticed that his t

April 10th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Points of Order  Madam Speaker, I am rising on a point of order to clarify an administrative issue related to the tabling on Monday, January 28, 2019, of the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food. In accordance with Standing Order 109, the committee agreed to a moti

April 2nd, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, many rural communities across Canada are experiencing an infrastructure deficit after 10 years of neglect by the Harper Conservatives. For small communities, support from a higher level of government is absolutely essential to getting crucial infrastructure built. C

April 1st, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Kraft Hockeyville 2019  Mr. Speaker, 40 kilometres southwest of Miramichi, there is a small community with a big heart called Renous. This year, Renous and the Tom Donovan Arena have made it to the final four in the campaign to become the next Kraft Hockeyville. Last weekend, I joined the community as

March 22nd, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Matilda Murdoch  Mr. Speaker, Miramichi lost a great legend this month, when Matilda Murdoch passed away just days after celebrating her 99th birthday. Matilda was a renowned fiddle player and composer. After teaching herself how to play the fiddle as a child, she composed hundreds of pieces of

February 19th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food in relation to advancements of technology and research in the agriculture industry that can support Canadian exports.

January 28th, 2019House debate

Pat FinniganLiberal