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Finance  Mr. Speaker, people have always gone to the Mayo Clinic when there has been a conundrum up here and I think we will never stop that. It is important in terms of the choice of Canadians. The hon. member must remind himself that sometimes we see specialized care from watching ER o

February 2nd, 1999House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Finance  Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak in three ways this evening, first as the member of parliament for St. Paul's, second as a member of the finance committee and third as someone who has fought hard for the protection of the Canadian health care system and who feels deeply tha

February 2nd, 1999House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Finance  Mr. Speaker, as a physician in the province of Ontario I feel quite sensitive to the hon. member's comments in terms of the CHST having been the problem. We know the reduction in the CHST has had one-fifth of the impact on health care spending as the tax cut in Ontario. At the f

February 2nd, 1999House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Taxation  Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Industry. The opposition wants us to believe that the minister is in favour of higher taxes as a way of boosting productivity. Can the minister tell this House where he really stands on this issue?

December 8th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Violence Against Women  Mr. Speaker, on Friday, December 4, I was honoured to participate in a special candlelight and roses commemoration for the victims of the Montreal massacre. The hour of remembrance was held at the Women's College site of the Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre.

December 7th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Health Care  Mr. Speaker, today in Halifax the Minister of Health, together with Nova Scotia Health Minister Jim Smith, announced some important initiatives for the future of health care in Nova Scotia and all of Canada. Funded under the health transition fund, these four projects will be te

November 27th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Points Of Order  Mr. Speaker, if you come across information that would be interesting to the House or possibly new information that was not raised here this afternoon, would it be possible for you to bring that to us so that we could comment?

November 18th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Points Of Order  Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise to speak on this point of order concerning Bill S-13, an act to incorporate and to establish an industry levy to provide for the Canadian anti-smoking youth foundation. Mr. Speaker, I rise as you suggest, not to speak to the merits of this

November 18th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Tobacco Industry Responsibility Act  moved that Bill S-13, an act to incorporate and to establish an industry levy to provide for the Canadian Anti-Smoking Youth Foundation, be read the first time. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to move first reading of the Bill S-13, an act to incorporate and to establish an industry l

November 18th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Canadian Film Centre Lifetime Achievement Award  Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the establishment of the Canadian Film Centre Lifetime Achievement Award as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations. This biennial award will honour an individual who has made a significant contribution to the art of film, television or ne

November 6th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Women's History Month  Mr. Speaker, the month of October is a month of recognition and education. It is Women's History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women throughout Canadian history. It is an opportunity to learn from the past and to encourage women of the present and f

October 29th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Breast Cancer  Mr. Speaker, on Sunday, October 4, Canadians from across the country will run, jog or walk in support of breast cancer research, so that a cure can be found. Some 50,000 Canadians in 22 cities will participate in the CIBC-sponsored Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's Run for the

October 2nd, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Menopause  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to announce the official launch of the 1998 national menopause awareness campaign which will take place tomorrow. I hope all members are aware of the importance of this issue. Canadians must be better informed if they want to ensure a bett

September 30th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Toronto International Film Festival  Mr. Speaker, this past Saturday night marked the closing gala of the 23rd annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film festival, which is one of the most highly respected and renowned in the world, saw the presentation of 311 films from 53 countries over 10 days. I am mos

September 23rd, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal

Cancer  Mr. Speaker, yesterday was the 11th annual national cancer survivors day in North America. Events were held across the country to raise awareness of this day, this disease and to celebrate the courage of the survivors. I think what is most important to remember is that since 196

June 8th, 1998House debate

Carolyn BennettLiberal