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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

McCain Foods  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an iconic partner in food production and agriculture from my riding, McCain Foods. This year, it is celebrating 60 years of passion, potatoes, and partnerships with Canadian farm families, serving up goodness, from its family to ours. In 1

October 19th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, first, I would like to touch on the point of Phoenix. I, too, agree that this is egregious, that we are still at this point where we are arguing and fighting to try to get to a better place with the Phoenix pay system. Absolutely, his constituents should be concerned

October 19th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, my hon. colleague's comments are very reflective of the type of tone and candour with which I think we should be addressing issues within this House that should not be of a partisan nature. I know from my opportunity of sitting on the natural resources committee for

October 19th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time today with the member for North Vancouver. As members know, this is an issue that affects ridings all across the country, and my riding of Tobique—Mactaquac is no different. This is a file that has been critically important to our governm

October 19th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

New Brunswick Seniors  Mr. Speaker, October 1 was National Seniors Day, a day recognizing the invaluable contributions made by seniors to my riding and indeed to all ridings of those in this place. I rise today to celebrate the important contributions that they have made to the national discourse. I

October 2nd, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Persons with Disabilities  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleagues, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, for their excellent work in creating a national housing strategy and legislation for Canadians with disabilities. I

June 14th, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  No, Mr. Speaker, it is a different point of order.

June 1st, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order relating to the comments of the hon. member across the aisle. I raise this point of order because I find it extremely disrespectful that in the middle of the speech by my hon. colleague, who is from British Columbia, who is here representin

June 1st, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I completely 100% respect my hon. colleague's concerns. What is important about the environment we have here in the House is that we can have robust discussions about a variety of topics recognizing that we are not always going to completely agree with each other's o

June 1st, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I respect my colleagues arguments 100% and I think he is really speaking to the plan that we put in place. The reason he is speaking to that is that his question speaks to the tremendous amount of consultation that we have had with indigenous communities, with indige

June 1st, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to say that I will be splitting my time with my hon. colleague, the member for Surrey Centre. Mr. Speaker, this government believes that economic growth and protecting our environment go hand in hand. Canadians have told us that we need to address clim

June 1st, 2017House debate

TJ HarveyLiberal