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Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I know that, after serving newcomers to Canada for over eight years in my previous position, immigrants to Canada are some of the most amazing, hard-working and dedicated future Canadians anyone could see. What concerns me is that, during these times of change, oft

February 8th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Points of Order  Madam Speaker, I rise on the previous point of order. We just want to block a space to come back to give further information.

February 8th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Lowering Prices for Canadians Act  Madam Speaker, I request a recorded division.

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Lowering Prices for Canadians Act  Madam Speaker, I want to thank my two colleagues who spoke before me. I really appreciated both of their interpretations of this particular bill and the meaning that it has. I am here today to speak to our leader's bill, Bill C-352, which talks about amending the Competition Act

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am here today on behalf of the amazing volunteer firefighters across my riding, as well as the search and rescue folks who volunteer a considerable amount to Canada. I want to thank them because we know that volunteer firefighters make up 71% of Canada's total fire

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Health  Madam Speaker, toxic drug overdoses have devastated countless communities, like in my riding. Campbell River just witnessed the worst year on record for toxic drug-related deaths, having the fifth-highest rate of deaths in British Columbia. People need a plan and a federal gover

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Myra Falls Mine  Madam Speaker, in my riding of North Island—Powell River, days before Christmas, with no notice, over 300 employees were told that the Myra Falls Mine was shutting down. I sat down with Unifor Local 3019, which is working hard with all levels of government to protect its workers.

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, 2023  Madam Speaker, there is a fairly sizable Ukraine community in my riding, and I want to give a special shout-out to Stefan and Slav, who have worked very closely with me, for doing incredible work in all ways to send money back to Ukraine to help people who are settling here from

February 2nd, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Consumer-Led Banking Act  Madam Speaker, I am, as always, proud to rise on behalf of the amazing people in North Island—Powell River. Today, we are here talking about a private member's bill from the member for Bay of Quinte, Bill C-365. This is a very interesting bill. It is about consumer-led banking s

February 1st, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I am a little confused about the speech by the member today, who is also from B.C., specifically because, since 2007, B.C. has created its own carbon pricing mechanism and people in British Columbia do not pay a federal carbon tax. Could the member clarify for the

February 1st, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, that was an interesting speech from the member. I would like to congratulate him on the birth of a child. I think that is an important thing. First of all, I want to say how much I love rain. I am lucky to like rain because I live in a rain forest. Right now, in m

February 1st, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Grocery Industry  Mr. Speaker, no one should miss a meal. However, seniors in Canada cannot afford sky-high grocery prices. While big grocery CEOs rake in record profits, seniors are making difficult decisions at the grocery store. It does not stop there. Loblaws even tried to cut discounts on ne

January 30th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Committees of the House  Madam Speaker, this is the important debate that does need to happen. We do have to find a space where we are outside partisanship, where we think, from an all-party perspective, as a place that needs to function, how we do this in the best way, moving forward. It is hard to step

January 29th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Committees of the House  Madam Speaker, I hope we do get to petitions today. It would certainly be timely. We have seen a lot of concurrence motions, and it is important for us to reflect on the purpose of them and whether they are actually helping us help Canadians. At the end of the day, I know that I

January 29th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP

Committees of the House  Madam Speaker, I appreciate that there have been expressions of remorse. I just want to start there. However, what I am really looking for are actions to follow them. I would hate to be in a position again where we have to ask the Speaker to resign. I am hopeful, very hesitantly

January 29th, 2024House debate

Rachel BlaneyNDP