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Government Business No. 26—Amendments to the Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate that question. The member is absolutely right; we do need to make sure that all of us, together, are available to each other, whether it is by virtual means or in person. I really appreciate that, over the past number of months, I have seen that n

June 12th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Government Business No. 26—Amendments to the Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, in my role as the chair of the women's caucus, I can tell the House that this conversation has been ongoing for many years. The government has tried very hard to ensure that all parties come to the table on this. It is really unfortunate that this issue is being used

June 12th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Government Business No. 26—Amendments to the Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, that is a very strange question. It reminds me of the time, a couple of years ago, when the Liberal government was trying to present our budget bill. Members of that party started to bang on their desks, in a very loud way, and then marched right out the door after m

June 12th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Government Business No. 26—Amendments to the Standing Orders  Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I would like to let you know that I will be sharing my time with the member for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country. That is quite a fantastic riding name. I was first elected in 2015. I was a young woman in this House. I was not really

June 12th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, as our government and I have said in the past, they really are hand in hand, the environment and the economy. I think a clean and just transition includes partnerships with our indigenous communities. It includes partnerships with all types of industries to ensure

June 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I think it is important to transition those that are heavy emitters, but in my speech I also spoke about a company in my riding that, through research and development and by starting a lithium battery within its garage, is now able to make clear reductions to our e

June 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I love that the member opposite feels he needs to draw a short-term transactional type of question here. What I had said in my speech—

June 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Business of Supply  I can hear the member speaking over me as I am trying to answer his question. It is that we need to continue. This is not a flip of a switch, and everything is fixed with one measure. It is, yes, a price on pollution; yes, it is to get to net-zero emissions; yes, it is to invest

June 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, as I begin speaking about this very important topic in the motion, which, in part, asks us to stand in solidarity with and express support for all those affected by the current forest fires and to acknowledge that climate change is having a direct impact on people'

June 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

HCLTech  Mr. Speaker, today I stand to recognize and celebrate the remarkable journey of HCLTech in Canada. Over the past 14 years, HCLTech has made significant contributions to Canada's technology sector, and it has become one of the leading global technology firms operating in our cou

June 7th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Criminal Code  Madam Speaker, I am here today to speak to the private member's bill, Bill C-325, an act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, on conditions of release and conditional sentences. Let me be clear from the onset. I do not support this bill. T

June 1st, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Women's National Basketball Association  Mr. Speaker, last weekend, in front of a sold-out crowd of over 19,000 in Toronto, women MPs from our Liberal caucus and I attended the historic first WNBA pre-season game ever played in Canada. On Saturday, Canada welcomed the Chicago Sky and the Minnesota Lynx, in what was a p

May 17th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Small Business  Mr. Speaker, in my riding of Mississauga—Erin Mills, I have heard from many constituents and small businesses about the need for urgent financial support. Can the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance please update the House on how budget 2023 is going to help C

May 8th, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2023, No. 1  Madam Speaker, the member is absolutely right that Canadians struggle with affordable pharmacare. I think we need to work on that with our provincial and territorial partners to ensure Canadians are well taken care of. I know that seniors have the ability to access affordable ph

May 1st, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2023, No. 1  Madam Speaker, as much as the member would disagree, the government supports that were given during the most difficult time for Canadians in our history, which was COVID-19, helped them keep their lights on and put food on the table. If it means that Canadians can live and susta

May 1st, 2023House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal