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Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, I welcome that question so I can clarify the misconception that is being put out there by the Conservatives. The Chief Electoral Officer has said that there was no significant hike in any voter fraud. Also, disenfranchising over a million people from being able to

December 13th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his work on this committee and on this piece of legislation. I would like to point out that the NDP and my colleagues across the way have been very supportive every step of the way when it comes to the passage of Bill C-76. They were enthusia

December 13th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, there has been a lot of misinformation and fear raised about this issue. Of course, on all aisles of this House, we want our elections to be safe and integral. However, as a member of the procedure and House affairs committee that passed this piece of legislation and

December 13th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Elections Modernization Act  Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to rise in the House today to discuss Bill C-76, the elections modernization act, with my esteemed colleagues. This bill would be a generational change to the Canada Elections Act. Many of the changes proposed in this bill are long

December 13th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Unity in the Community  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight the work of a Brampton organization, Unity in the Community. Focused on bridging the gap between Canadians of all backgrounds by celebrating our diversity, Unity in the Community has been playing a very important role in my riding of Brampto

December 4th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Guru Nanak  Mr. Speaker, tomorrow Sikhs across Canada and around the world will begin celebrating a very special year, the 550th year since the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guru Nanak was a founder of Sikhism in the 15th century. He articulated the principles of equality, goodness and the uni

November 22nd, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Public Safety  Mr. Speaker, constituents in my riding of Brampton North have identified gun and gang violence as a significant public safety issue that must be addressed. However, it apparently is not an issue of concern for the Leader of the Opposition, who has not yet proposed a practical sol

November 19th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Violence Against Women  Mr. Speaker, three weeks ago I joined Interim Place for its Annual Steps to End Violence Against Women Walk. With each step, I thought about the countless victims killed by their male partners across Canada. I thought about the five women in Peel region who lost their lives just

September 26th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Sports  Mr. Speaker, this week is National Coaches Week, a week to recognize coaches from coast to coast to coast and the incredible contributions to athletes, families and communities. I would like to thank all coaches in my riding of Brampton North, including my son's soccer coach, for

September 25th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Sikh Heritage Month Act  Mr. Speaker, it is my honour and my privilege to rise today in the House to speak to Bill C-376, an act to designate the month of April as Sikh heritage month. I must first commend the member for Surrey—Newton for all of his hard work in bringing this bill forward. I know that t

September 19th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Blood Donation  Mr. Speaker, today, June 14, is World Blood Donor Day. I rise today to raise awareness of the existing demand for blood products like platelets, plasma, and red blood cells. Although half of all Canadians are eligible to donate, only 4% do. That means over 100,000 new donors are

June 14th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Department of Public Works and Government Services Act  Madam Speaker, I am very honoured to be speaking to this private member's bill today, which is sponsored by the member for Brampton Centre. He is a neighbour of mine in the city of Brampton. The member for York South—Weston first laid the groundwork for this very important piece

June 12th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Indigenous Affairs  Mr. Speaker, last fall, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released its interim report. One of the recommendations it included called for the creation of a living legacy through the commemoration of the women and girls and two-spirited peopl

June 11th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Cultural Diversity  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to highlight the importance of world day for cultural diversity. It is more than simply a day to recognize our differences; it is a day to celebrate the tremendous diversity of the human experience. In Canada, and especially in my riding of Brampton No

May 22nd, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal

Customs Act  Mr. Speaker, I am glad to hear that covering this hole we have in our system will be done through Bill C-21. It was also very interesting to hear my colleague talk about the genuine concerns that our own citizens have. My office constantly has seniors coming in with OAS issues.

May 9th, 2018House debate

Ruby SahotaLiberal