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High School Environmental Committee  Mr. Speaker, a few weeks ago, I was invited to meet with the students on the École secondaire de la Cité-des-Jeunes environmental committee. They led an initiative to collect hopes for the environment as a way of sharing their ideas about how best to protect our planet. Some want

January 31st, 2023House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Gilles Boyer  Mr. Speaker, a community is the reflection of its people. These are the extraordinary people who make a community like Vaudreuil-Soulanges famous across Canada. Today I would like to pay tribute to one of these people. Gilles Boyer is an exceptional man who dedicated his life to

December 7th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Daniel Boyer  Madam Speaker, I rise today in the House to pay tribute to a pillar of the Vaudreuil—Soulanges community. Daniel Boyer, the City of Saint‑Lazare's director of public safety and fire safety, will be retiring on December 31 after 30 years of loyal service. Beginning in 1992, Mr. B

December 5th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Suroît Food Bank  Mr. Speaker, every year during the holidays, the people of Vaudreuil—Soulanges come together to make the holiday season a happy one for everyone. With global inflation this year, it is more important than ever. I rise today to thank the organizations and individuals in my commun

November 21st, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities entitled “Improving efficiency and resiliency in Canada’s supply chains”. Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the committ

November 16th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Vaudreuil‑Soulanges Chamber of Commerce and Industry  Mr. Speaker, our entrepreneurs and our small businesses are the driving force of our economy. That is why the Vaudreuil-Soulanges chamber of commerce and industry, the CCIVS, is so important. Its objective is to support, consolidate and defend the interests of its members and co

October 28th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Climate Change  Mr. Speaker, I quote: Carbon pricing is a remarkably elegant market solution to reducing emissions. Pricing would enable the reduction of a wide array of regulations and government interferences in the market. Pricing would give consumers and companies clear signals about the c

October 27th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Accessible Oral Health Care  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight the incredible work of Bev Woods and her team at Gift from the Heart. Bev Woods opened her first dental hygiene office in Trenton, Ontario, as a location for her community to receive free care. Dismayed by the fact that many could not access

October 26th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Festival of Colours in Rigaud  Mr. Speaker, this year marks the 24th time Rigaud celebrates the beauty of fall. For the seventh time in the House, I would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone in Vaudreuil—Soulanges to take part in the Rigaud festival of colours, which this year will be held from Oc

September 26th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, entitled “Targeted Infrastructure Investments to Influence Social, Economic and Environmental Outcomes”. Pursuant to S

June 20th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Criminal Code  Madam Speaker, my hon. colleague during his speech spoke about trying to stop “gangsters”, trying to stop the wrong people from getting access to guns, and he made reference to the fact that we are doing nothing as a government to ensure that that is the case. However, I myself,

June 20th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Climate Change  Mr. Speaker, climate change is the greatest long‑term threat we face as a global community. As the country's largest asset owner and public purchaser, can the President of the Treasury Board explain how the Government of Canada is doing its part to green its own operations?

June 9th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1  Madam Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague, who has been working very closely with me and several other MPs on this file. I agree with her. We must always do more. We have to invest in charging stations. We have to subsidize electric vehicles. We have to create the infrastructure

June 6th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1  Madam Speaker, the first thing I would say, from living in Quebec, is that we have had a price on carbon pollution for over a decade. It has existed for a very long time and has helped Quebeckers like me make the transition to electric vehicles. I now own one. With regard to the

June 6th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1  Madam Speaker, I would very much like to see that in a future budget. I just sold one of my electric vehicles and would have probably benefited from such an initiative. However, I will say that I have the utmost confidence in the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Environme

June 6th, 2022House debate

Peter SchiefkeLiberal