Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the environment minister says liquefied natural gas is a long way off from helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions. LNG can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replacing coal-generated electricity 60 to 90 megatonnes annually, the equivalent of 10% of Canada's annual
December 9th, 2019House debate
Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, what I struggle with is that the current situation with the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs has not been successful. The relationship with China is failing. We have gone nowhere. Performance is usually rated in success. I do not see any success. We have two Can
December 10th, 2019House debate
Health Mr. Speaker, we know the first two cases of the coronavirus detected in Canada were on flight CZ311, which had more than 100 passengers. The question is, and all Canadians deserve an answer, do the Prime Minister and the government know the location of, and have they notified, e
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, as this is my first speech, I want to take the opportunity to thank the great people in the Kootenay—Columbia riding for putting their trust and faith in me to represent them in Ottawa. The support from my family and friends was incredible and from my wife, Heather a
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, on the service standards, law enforcement officers are trained in Regina. They have six months of training and go through a whole process of what they can do legally when they are arresting someone and how much force they can use. This is really sensitive in that in
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, at this time, no, I do not have any concerns. I would like to see a review of the entire bill, which will happen when we sit in our committee meetings.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, now that I am on the public safety committee, I will have an opportunity to call in witnesses so that we get a full understanding of the concerns from the unions and the RCMP union or whatever it ends up being. As well, I will have some input on the selection of the
Law Enforcement Mr. Speaker, I am standing today, proud to be representing the great people of Kootenay—Columbia, and honoured they have put their trust in me to represent them. This weekend I was bombarded with comments from individuals who were upset about the illegal blockades. They were ha
February 24th, 2020House debate
Public Safety Mr. Speaker, indecision becomes a decision with time. The Prime Minister has failed to decide if he wants to protect the cybersecurity of Canadians by abandoning Huawei. Many Five Eyes partners have warned us that Huawei poses a serious risk to Canadians. Just today, the U.S. sen
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to stand and speak in the House today. I stand on behalf of all Kootenay—Columbians who are struggling to get by and looking for some meaningful action from the government to help make their lives better. I must begin by bringing
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, at that time, it was a minority government and the other parties were pushing that government. That is why, as you were talking about, there was no leadership at that time.
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, yes, we should be saving at this time for what is coming ahead. As I said earlier, we are sleepwalking into a crisis and the government is not aware of that.
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, we fully support the TMX pipeline. We believe it did not need to be purchased by the government, but we do fully support it.
Health Mr. Speaker, Air Canada, on October 1, purchased 25,000 rapid-testing kits approved by Health Canada so that Air Canada could test international travellers and, when negative for COVID, there would be no 14-day quarantine. Canada relies significantly on tourism from outside the
October 22nd, 2020House debate
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise virtually, as we say. I would like to start off by thanking my colleague from Carleton, on behalf of the constituents of Kootenay—Columbia, for his continued work to ensure there is accountability with the government. I appreciate the oppo
November 5th, 2020House debate