Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate the minister for bringing Bill C-76 forward. It is a wonderful opportunity for many more Canadians to join when it comes to voting. As the minister and also the member for Durham mentioned, this might be the last time we will be debating
December 12th, 2018House debate
Opioid Crisis in Canada Madam Chair, there have been numerous reports that closely link money laundering and the opioid crisis. Could the hon. member for Winnipeg North tell us and my constituents how the government is helping to stop the financing of drugs through money laundering?
Opioid Crisis in Canada Madam Chair, I would like to remind the hon. member of all the positive steps that our government has taken. The minister has been on the ground. The money has been given to British Columbia. Even the Right Hon. Prime Minister was on the ground talking to experts and having a rou
Opioid Crisis in Canada Mr. Chair, I will focus on today and moving forward. Earlier the hon. member called the safe consumption sites illegal drug sites. Our government has made it easier for cities to have those safe consumption sites. If members talk to the experts, they all say that they are saving
Opioid Crisis in Canada Mr. Chair, as the minister said earlier, this is a health crisis. It is no different where I come from. I hosted a symposium in my office in July 2016, and many residents were concerned. There are many steps our government has taken. Where I come from, the Vancouver Port is nea
Eid Milad un Nabi Mr. Speaker, as–salaam alaikum. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Milad un Nabi, commemorating the birth, life and message of Prophet Muhammad. Peace be upon him and his teachings, which many Canadians hold dear and will celebrate over the coming days. Many Surrey-b
November 20th, 2018House debate
Sikh Heritage Month Act Madam Speaker, [Member spoke in Punjabi] [English] I want to start by thanking all members in the House for their support for this bill to have the month of April designated as Sikh heritage month. I would like to give special thanks to the heritage committee chair, the hon.
November 1st, 2018House debate
Sikh Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Victoria for seconding my bill. It is not my bill. In fact, it has become a bill from everyone here. The hon. member mentioned the leader of the NDP, Mr. Jagmeet Singh. We are very proud that he is the leader of a major part
Sikh Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for his support and encouragement on this bill. I am very indebted to all members, and particularly this member, for asking this question about the military. As I mentioned, 1897 was the first time Sikhs participated in the mili
Sikh Heritage Month Act moved that the bill be concurred in at report stage. (Motion agreed to)
Sikh Heritage Month Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise once again in the House to debate this bill. The speed at which this is being supported and moving through the stages is a sign of how much support the bill has on all sides of the House
Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, before I get to the second part of the question, the hon. member asked how I got elected in 2015. There were two strong, different, stark visions in that election. One was the Harper Conservative right-wing philosophy. On the other hand, there were the progressive po
Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I take pride when I stand in this House of Commons. When the first election happened, it was a mid-term election for Winnipeg North. I have seen the member for Winnipeg North working day in, day out to represent the desires and hopes of Canadians who live in Winnipeg
Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, from time to time, government has to carry forward its agenda, and that is what we are doing, because we are trying to represent Canadians and their best interests.
Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame. I am proud to rise today in support of Bill C-76, an act to amend the Canada Elections Act. We are fortunate to live in one of the strongest democracies in the world. We are a n