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Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition drafted by a group of students from Colonel Gray High School. A few weeks ago they invited me to talk to their class so I could explain the process of presenting a petition in the House of Commons. I have here the result of their work.

June 20th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Fisheries Act  Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I realize the Chair offers a fair degree of latitude with respect to relevance and repetition, but perhaps you could bring the member back to the Senate amendments to the Fisheries Act. I do not see the link between forestry layoffs and

June 11th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Fisheries and Oceans  Madam Speaker, this government has made the largest investment in fleet renewal for the Canadian Coast Guard in its history. We are putting forward a plan that will provide the Coast Guard with the right equipment while promoting economic growth and creating good-paying jobs acr

June 7th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Criminal Records Act  Madam Speaker, I find it quite fascinating to hear the member for Yellowhead say that Bill C-93 does not go far enough, that it should include some minor offences and that processes should be free and easier to get at. I invite him to comment on the measures taken by the previo

June 6th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to inform the House that Prince Edward Islander Hannah MacLellan will be representing Canada at a UN conference on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York next week. At 20, Hannah has already made her mark in P.E.I. politic

June 3rd, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Energy Costs  Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to debate a motion bought forward by the member opposite. The motion highlights the very different visions we have for Canada's future and the future our children and grandchildren. The motion before us today, which calls to repeal the f

May 31st, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Energy Costs  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. I particularly appreciated the last part, where he paid tribute to his mother in such a touching way. I offer him my condolences and thank him for his words. I would like to ask my colleague a few questions. First, does he believ

May 31st, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, we continue to ensure the sustainability of aquatic ecosystems. We understand the importance of fishery resources in the Cowichan River to local indigenous groups and the local community. We are aware of the issues regarding the low summer flows and the threats to fi

May 30th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Fisheries and Oceans  Mr. Speaker, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans works to manage risk with provincial authorities and stakeholders in the industry. With respect to sea lice, every single licensee has, as a condition of the licence, a requirement to monitor outbreaks of sea lice. Funding is

May 28th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Mr. Speaker, the hon. member is dead wrong. This piece of legislation would give the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard the power to freeze the footprint, so all of the activities going on in an area the day before he makes the order are allowed to continu

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Mr. Speaker, I want to pick up on the theme raised by the member for Whitby. Canada recently co-hosted a conference in Nairobi, Kenya, on the sustainable blue economy. This is something that requires international co-operation and collaboration. It really is an opportunity for Ca

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Mr. Speaker, my colleague from Vancouver Kingsway can always be relied upon to provide a thoughtful and thorough presentation, and this one was certainly no exception. I appreciate that he challenged the government to be bolder to ensure that some of the measures we seek to put

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Madam Speaker, in view of the parliamentary secretary's long career in public service, at both the provincial and federal levels, I would like to ask a question that is in alignment with what our government is doing with Canadian values right now. We went through a period under S

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his speech and his passion for this topic. It is very clear that he has an extensive background and experience in these matters, as we heard in his speech. There were actually a couple of things in there that I could agree wit

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal

Oceans Act  Madam Speaker, lest I be accused of stirring the pot, since my colleague talked about the Conservatives' passion for the environment, I would just like to take a look at the track record with respect to MPAs. The targets were established in 2010. The Conservatives were in power f

May 13th, 2019House debate

Sean CaseyLiberal