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Nackawic Elementary School  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate Nackawic Elementary School students on achieving recognition for officially becoming an earth school and logging 1,000 projects that pertain to the environment. Their commitment to do so, both at school and at home, through nature-based e

June 12th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Visitability  Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House today to speak for the second time to my motion, Motion No. 157, on visitability. I would like to express a gracious thanks to my colleagues on both sides of the House, all parties in fact, for speaking to and supporting this impo

June 11th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation  Mr. Speaker, for residents in my riding of Tobique—Mactaquac, CBC/Radio-Canada is an essential part of their lives, providing them with local news, Canadian stories, and high-quality Canadian productions. We all remember how the Harper government slashed CBC/Radio-Canada's budge

June 7th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Woodstock Fundraiser  Mr. Speaker, I rise to highlight the incredible generosity of one of the communities in my rural riding of Tobique—Mactaquac, as demonstrated through an amazing fundraiser recently held in Woodstock, New Brunswick. Bryan and Susan Hayden recently hosted an evening in the valley i

May 25th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Visitability  Madam Speaker, when we talk about visitability as a cornerstone at the beginning of a broader conversation about accessibility and national accessibility legislation, which is something our government has been working very hard on since the beginning of our mandate, it is imperat

April 30th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Visitability  Madam Speaker, first of all, I would indicate that the time for action is now. The main point of this motion is to do two things: to highlight the issue and recognize the difference between accessibility and visitability, as was indicated earlier, and to create an opportunity for

April 30th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Visitability  moved: That the House recognize the importance that Visitability can have for Canadians of all ages and abilities, and particularly persons with a physical disability, aging individuals, seniors and their families, in Canada, by: (a) emphasizing the efforts of companies, contra

April 30th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Department of Public Works and Government Services Act  Madam Speaker, I am pleased to join the debate this evening on Bill C-354, an act whose spirit and intent are both commendable and easy to support. Indeed, the hon. member for South Okanagan—West Kootenay has proposed legislation that reflects our government's own efforts to supp

April 25th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Employment in Grand Falls  Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to highlight an event coming up in my riding in the rural community of Saint-André in the Grand Falls area. This event will bring together various economic stakeholders in an effort to support Dr. Oetker's employees during their difficult

April 24th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week  Mr. Speaker, Canadian Agricultural Safety Week is an annual public awareness campaign organized by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association in conjunction with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, encouraging Canadians to focus on the importance of agricultural safety. Thi

March 2nd, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Agriculture Day  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize February 13 as Canada's Agriculture Day. As chair of the all-party agriculture caucus, I hosted a breakfast with industry leaders this morning along with my colleagues and co-chairs, the member for Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound and the member for Sa

February 13th, 2018House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

International Day of Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, yesterday was the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situations of persons with a disability. This year'

December 4th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I consider myself very honoured to represent the people of Tobique—Mactaquac. I can honestly say that the people of Tobique—Mactaquac are very well represented. The people of Atlantic Canada spoke very clearly during the last election and they would also agree that A

November 28th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

International Trade  Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize the good work of my colleagues, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of International Trade. As an individual from a Canada-U.S. border community, there is a great deal of interest in ensuring negotiations continue for the best f

November 27th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, the Day & Ross transportation group and Tisdale Trucking, both of which are located in my riding of Tobique—Mactaquac, recently appeared before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration to testify about immigration to Atlantic Canada. Our government h

October 20th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal