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Foreign Investments  Mr. Speaker, as a business owner, I am familiar with the challenges of attracting investments and funding to transform an idea into a profitable business. We are in an international race for innovation, so we must ensure that our business owners have quick access to funding to t

May 9th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

National Day of Mourning  Mr. Speaker, every year on April 28 we pay our respects and remember the thousands of workers who have been killed or injured, or have suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. I had the privilege of attending the National Day of Mourning event in my riding of Sudb

May 1st, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Interparliamentary Delegations  Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the delegation of the Canadian branch of the AssemblĂ©e parlementaire de la Francophonie concerning its participation at the meeting of the Political

April 24th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, certainly FedNor plays a critical role in the economic development of northern Ontario. In the past two years, we have reinvested in FedNor to the tune of around $10 million a year, after investment was reduced by almost 50% by the previous government. As well, in th

April 19th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, as I said in my speech, in my area alone, private international businesses are investing over $3 billion in the mining sector, in the natural resources sector. They made a decision on where to invest around the world, and they decided to invest in Canada because the

April 19th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, at the end of the day, this is a budget. In a budget, there are many items that we need to go into to move things forward. Investments in Canada are not just on the tax side; we need to invest on a broad spectrum, and that is what we are doing here. At the same time,

April 19th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak today on budget 2018. I am very proud to be in the House to speak about this budget, which provides a lot of investments to Canadians. However, before I talk about the budget, I will talk about the overall economy. We have heard many times in the Hou

April 19th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, in Ontario, 25 remote first nations communities depend on diesel as their sole source of electricity. This source is neither viable nor reliable. It is also extremely expensive. Recently, the hon. Minister of Indigenous Services announced a historic partnership that

April 18th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Accomplished Black Canadian Women Award  Mr. Speaker, it is with pleasure that I speak in this House about Dr. Remi Ogundimu. Dr. Ogundimu spent her formative years in Nigeria, and served in rural Nigeria as a medical officer for the National Youth Service Corps. Later, she moved with her family to my riding of Sudbury,

February 27th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Reesor Siding Strike  Mr. Speaker, February 10, 2018, marked the 55th anniversary of the terrible tragedy that happened in a community not too far from my hometown of Kapuskasing called Reesor Siding. Eleven union workers were shot during the Reesor Siding strike of 1963, and three of them lost their

February 13th, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, last election, we ran on a platform to help the middle class and those working hard to join it, including middle-class families like those in my riding of Sudbury. We put in place the Canada child benefit, which puts more money, tax-free, into the hands of nine out o

February 1st, 2018House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, we know there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to first nations education. We also know that the best way to improve first nations education outcomes is to support indigenous-led initiatives, and to respect first nations control of their education. Cou

December 6th, 2017House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Madam Speaker, clearly the hon. member forgets the last 10 years when no pipelines were built by the previous government. We are on the cusp, and have certainly allowed Trans Mountain to move forward. We need to realize that industry will decide if it wants to invest in pipelines

November 7th, 2017House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his important question. With regard to the investments that we proposed in budget 2016-17, I would like to say that, when we talk about superclusters, we are talking about economic sectors that we want to transform in order t

November 7th, 2017House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Madam Speaker, this is an ambitious bill because there are a number of things that need to be accomplished. We made promises to Canadians during the last election. We need to make sure that we meet those objectives, and that is what this bill does.

November 7th, 2017House debate

Paul LefebvreLiberal