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Historic Sites and Monuments Act  Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate my friend from Cloverdale—Langley City for bringing the legislation to the House of Commons. The member and I both sat on the Standing Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development. For the past three months we studied heritage

December 13th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Historic Sites and Monuments Act  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague across the floor for introducing this bill in the House. We sat together on the environment committee, and this was certainly one of the recommendations. I would like to give the member an opportunity to talk about two or three of t

December 13th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Public Services and Procurement  Mr. Speaker, the Phoenix pay system has been a disaster for Parks Canada employees. Even while working hard to help Canadians celebrate Canada 150, they found themselves going months without proper paycheques. Adding even more injury to this insult, these workers have been withou

December 12th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Pensions  Mr. Speaker, the proposed government changes to pensions, as laid out in Bill C-27, would allow defined benefit plans in federally regulated businesses to be converted to targeted benefit plans. In other words, the financial risk would be shifted from employers to workers. Thes

December 12th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Salaries Act  Mr. Speaker, I want to lament the fact that with her decision to quote from an Elvis song, I think Elvis really has left the building. It is quite sad. I would like to give the hon. member an opportunity to talk about how she would fix the bill. Is there any fix that would work

December 7th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Parks Canada  Mr. Speaker, last March, I asked whether the government would reject the Calgary Olympic bid committee's request to allow Olympic Games at Lake Louise, which could cause irreparable harm to Banff National Park. The answer was that the government had not yet been approached. We

December 6th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, this morning I received an email from a constituent in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia. She said that, as the wife of an RCMP officer who lives and works in my riding, she was quite alarmed by the December 1 article in Ottawa Life Magazine, entitled “Carleton Profe

December 4th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Navigation Protection Act  moved for leave to introduce Bill C-360, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia). Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today to present this bill, Bill C-360, an act to amend the Navigation Protection Act regarding certain la

November 29th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

The Environment  Madam Speaker, last week, the International Union for Conservation of Nature called Wood Buffalo National Park one of the most threatened world heritage sites in North America. They affirmed what UNESCO has already found. Canada's largest national park is threatened by federal go

November 24th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from across the floor for caring about Canadians and encouraging first aid. I put a motion forward about a year ago on behalf of a grade 11 student from my riding, from Mount Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook, looking to have first aid become p

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Cannabis Act  Mr. Speaker, my colleague really does work hard every day for the middle class and those seeking to become part of it. My riding of Kootenay—Columbia has a very interested clientele in the use of cannabis. This includes a long history of being involved in the industry in a numbe

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to present a petition today on behalf of constituents from Creston, Wynndel, Erickson, Kitchener, and a couple of guests from Abbotsford concerning Bill C-51, specifically section 176 related to the Criminal Code on the protection of faith leaders a

November 22nd, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Report Stage  Mr. Speaker, in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia, there are currently mixed views on the legalization of recreational use of marijuana. One of the things we certainly want to see happen with legalization is an opportunity for our growers to be part of the economy of the future. As

November 21st, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, as I said in my speech, it was one of the very serious concerns for my constituents, and Canadians in general, related to Bill C-51, that they felt the bill would be used to stop legal protests against government projects like pipelines. We need to make sure that an

November 20th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Security Act, 2017  Mr. Speaker, the important point with respect to the debate is whether Bill C-59 will actually contribute anything to the ISIS question and the number of people coming back into Canada. I really do not think it will. Bill C-51 and now Bill C-59 potentially create concerns for eve

November 20th, 2017House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP