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The Budget  Mr. Speaker, it is an interesting comment. I talked about it during my speech, but what I will talk about is supporting Métis nation priorities. Last week I had the opportunity to speak with Marion Meadmore, who is an elder. Fifty years ago she set up Kinew Housing. It talks ab

March 20th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

The Budget  Madam Speaker, I appreciate my colleague's question about education. Education is extremely important. I myself have several undergraduate and master's degrees, as well as a doctorate. Even though I am an indigenous person with Indian status who lives on a reserve, I never got a

March 20th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

The Budget  [Member spoke in Cree] [English] Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to be here on Algonquin territory. Ottawa is the meeting place of many first nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, but it is also the home and capital of all Canadians. I am very proud to be here today to offer my comme

March 20th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Immigration and Refugee Protection Act  [Member spoke in Cree] [Translation] Madam Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to debate Bill S-210 in the House this evening. This bill would repeal the title of Bill S-7, the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act. We need to go back in time to 2014 and

February 28th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

The Budget  Mr. Speaker, I enjoyed listening to the hon. Leader of the Opposition's story about living at home during university. It is a blessing to come from a good family, to be able to look after your children, care for your family, and to have that privilege. However, not all families h

February 28th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from a number of citizens of Winnipeg Centre who request that the federal government condemn the illegal arrest of a Canadian citizen for practising Falun Gong. The petitioners call for the immediate and unconditional release of Canadian citizen Ms.

February 28th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to table a petition today on behalf of citizens from Winnipeg Centre, whom I have had the opportunity of meeting with and discussing many issues relating to the education of girls around the world. There are currently 130 million girls who are out of

February 26th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Historic Sites and Monuments Act  [Member spoke in aboriginal language] Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to rise in the House today to debate Bill C-374, an act to amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act, and to be doing so on Algonquin territory. I fully support Bill C-374, which was introd

February 26th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Chair, I would like to ask a question concerning cultural training for law enforcement officers. This was a recommendation I believe the committee heard from Teresa Edwards. I think cultural training is something that is always important. Does the member believe that this w

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Chair, it does not matter what ceremony it is. It could be from a Christian tradition, Buddhist, or Muslim, but I think it is important for human beings to have some form of faith. It gives people hope for the future, a knowledge that even though times are sometimes very diff

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Chair, Mayor Brian Bowman from Winnipeg has done a phenomenal job. I was a candidate against him and I recognize the great work he has done for Winnipeg. We have an aboriginal advisory council. Even our Winnipeg police force has two positions reserved for indigenous peoples i

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Mr. Chair, I remember when I first arrived in Winnipeg, I had a naming ceremony for my young child. We lived in the suburbs, which generally are not indigenous neighbourhoods. We decided to invite over some of the neighbours. Even though many of the people were 40 to 50 years old

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  Well said by my friend from Courtenay—Alberni, Mr. Chair. I had the opportunity to visit him in his community. My colleague is right. There are a lot of studies. I have a study here by Chief Justice Murray Sinclair, from 1991, about the aboriginal justice inquiry in Manitoba. Th

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Indigenous Peoples and Canada's Justice System  [Member spoke in Cree language] [English] Mr. Chair, I come here as an indigenous person and as a Canadian, someone who believes in the goodness of people, especially when we can get them away from the Internet. This is a great day, when we have seen our Prime Minister make a

February 14th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal

Parliamentary Poet Laureate  Mr. Speaker, Wild wind city, pitiless with blizzards— And black blues, never whited out, but wailed— Authentic—like freight trains, those steel lizards That, loco, veer Prairies, where settlers trailed. Métis capital—backed with Fort Garry, Saint-Boniface—where Louis Ri

February 8th, 2018House debate

Robert-Falcon OuelletteLiberal