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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

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship  Mr. Speaker, Anita lives in a small town in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia. She was recently ordered to attend a meeting at the regional immigration office in Vancouver, a 1,700-kilometre round trip. Taking a week off work for travel was impossible for her, so she asked if she co

October 19th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Housing  Mr. Speaker, last Tuesday, I held one of my “coffee with your MP” meetings at Freshies Coffee and Crepes in Fernie. I met with the owner, Guylaine, who told me how difficult it was to keep staff because of the lack of affordable housing. On Wednesday, I convened a meeting at Co

October 19th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act  Mr. Speaker, the NDP will be supporting the bill. Of course, we want to make sure that we recover as much tax money as we possibly can. However, the bill does not go far enough. We really do think that tax havens need to be a part of this whole discussion and that a much better j

September 28th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

The Environment  Mr. Speaker, a Narwhal investigation recently revealed that the Liberals have broken their promise to stop muzzling Canada's scientists. A Parks Canada biologist said he was “painfully aware” of the agency's restrictive treatment of the media. Reporters are finding that their i

September 28th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, the future of our youth is concerning on a number of levels. First, many of our youth are now working in precarious or part-time jobs where there is no certain future, there is no pension associated with it and there are no benefits associated with it. Therefore, w

September 27th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I know that response was directed mostly for my colleague who spoke prior to when I stood here, but $500 million is a start. We will see as we move into 2019 that we will have a very aggressive plan for housing. It will be a plan that goes into effect immediately,

September 27th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Saskatoon West for introducing this critically important motion and for her leadership on housing, which has benefited all of us over the time that I have been here. We have heard a lot today about the suffering of Canadians,

September 27th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, this summer I attended a lot of farmers markets around my riding and I had the opportunity to hear from constituents on a lot of issues. I spent four hours at the farmers market, so I had lots of time to talk to people. Unfortunately, many single seniors are women

September 27th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to present a petition on behalf of my constituents who are concerned about the future of their pensions and particularly related to Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985. Security in one's retirement is really important

September 27th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Firearms Act  Mr. Speaker, in my riding of Kootenay—Columbia, hunting is part of who we are and part of our culture. I used to be the regional manager for the ministry of environment responsible for fish and wildlife regulations in my part of British Columbia. It is very much part of who we ar

September 20th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Firearms Act  Madam Speaker, my riding of Kootenay—Columbia often gets referred to as the Serengeti of Canada. We are so fortunate that every predator-prey relationship is still intact in my riding. Hunting is very much a part of everyday life in my riding. The kinds of concerns I have heard

September 20th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP

Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act  Mr. Speaker, I have a fairly simple question. In my riding, in the town of Creston and area, dairy farming is a very important part of the agriculture industry and the economy. It seems like with every trade deal that gets signed dairy is sacrificed. I would like to hear from my

September 18th, 2018House debate

Wayne StetskiNDP