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Christmas  I would like to read my letter to Santa. Dear Santa, My name is Wayne, and I live in Kootenay—Columbia. I have tried to be a good boy this year, did not heckle even once in question period, but I did shake my head a lot of times. My Christmas list is short, but it means a lo

December 11th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, when I talk to people in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia, the things they would actually like to see in the budgets coming from the government, from any government, are universal affordable day care and getting to universal pharmacare. When is the Liberal government

November 26th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services  Mr. Speaker, this truly is a black Friday for labour negotiations and unions across Canada. I am very proud of the work done by the men and women who deliver postal services in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia. I want to read something that came from the communiqué earlier this mor

November 23rd, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act  Mr. Speaker, in my past life I was both a union member and then in management. Regardless of which position I was in, I always respected fair collective bargaining as being fundamental to good labour relations. When legislation is threatened a couple of weeks ahead of time and th

November 22nd, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act  Mr. Speaker, fundamentally what we are doing today is looking at whether it is fair in the collective bargaining process to threaten and then bring in back-to-work legislation, this time with our postal workers. Whether it is a Conservative government or a Liberal government, thr

November 22nd, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Local Food Day Act  Mr. Speaker, clearly, local food inspires. I would like to start by thanking my constituents from Kootenay—Columbia for inspiring me to move Bill C-281, and for building our local food economy. I would also like to thank my colleagues in the House for all of their inspiring speec

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Local Food Day Act  Mr. Speaker, that is an unfortunate situation in many aspects, of course. Again, if we can grow more food locally, most stores would be happy to carry that food and sell it locally. It would save on transportation costs. It would save the stores money, it would help the environm

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Local Food Day Act  Mr. Speaker, I have not actually done the calculations. I just know that across Canada, as local food grows in importance, we are going to get better and better at ensuring food security for the future. I will give an example. When I was mayor of Cranbrook, we started to have a

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Local Food Day Act  Mr. Speaker, the member brings up an excellent point. Again, when I was mayor of Cranbrook, I met with the president of Save-On-Foods, which is a B.C. company that is in many of our communities. I asked him that question. I asked, “If we end up developing a greenhouse operation

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

National Local Food Day Act  moved that Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day, be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it gives me a great deal of pleasure to rise today for third reading of my bill, Bill C-281, to create a national local food day the Friday before Thanksgiving

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I would like to briefly address preliminary inquiries. Preliminary inquiries are, in essence, dress rehearsals for subsequent trials, and they are only used in 3% of cases. Therefore, eliminating these is not really going to save a lot of time. Sometimes, during th

November 8th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2  Mr. Speaker, I would like to read a quote from Teamsters Canada: For now, the government must continue their efforts to crack down on tax evasion. Teamsters also urge the government to eliminate the tax credit on stock options.... The write-off disproportionately benefits Cana

November 6th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Postal Banking System  Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the member for London—Fanshawe for introducing this important motion, Motion No. 166. Her work on helping low-income Canadians and her other work in the House have made her an invaluable member of Parliament. I would also like to take a moment

October 22nd, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

House debate  moved that the bill be concurred in.

October 19th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased today to present a petition on behalf of the residents primarily from my community of Nelson, British Columbia. The petition concerns Bill C-27. People have put away money from deferred wages into their pension plans for years and they are very mu

October 19th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP