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Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1  Madam Speaker, one of the things I hear very regularly within my community, especially from small business owners, is their inability to find workers and skilled tradespeople who can fill those gaps that are being created. We, as a government, over the past number of years have b

May 9th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1  Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-19, the budget implementation act. This bill proposes to officially implement many of the important measures contained in budget 2022, tabled just a few weeks ago, measures that would impact people from all walks of lif

May 9th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Immigration and Refugee Protection Act  Mr. Speaker, I am quite delighted to rise today to speak to this very important issue of Bill C-242: the reuniting families act. This bill proposes to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to allow a parent or grandparent who applies for a temporary resident visa as a

May 3rd, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Islamophobia  Mr. Speaker, yesterday, Muslims across Canada and around the world observed the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting and charity, and marked the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, a time to pray, feast, give back, help the less fortunate in our communities and celebrate wit

May 3rd, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Government Priorities  Mr. Speaker, this has been an exciting week. Budget 2021 set out our plan for affordable child care for only $10 a day. On Monday, Ontario finally signed on, which means we have deals to deliver affordable child care to every province and territory. This has been a top priority

March 31st, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Diversity and Inclusion  Mr. Speaker, yesterday was the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day reminds us that, while progress is being made to fight systemic racism, hate and injustice, there is much more work to do. That work is really important, because uplifting vuln

March 22nd, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Marian Coveny  Mr. Speaker, on March 8 we celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme is #BreakTheBias, and what better example than Marian Coveny from Erin Mills. She was a teacher at Loyola Catholic Secondary School and a trail-blazing hockey player. She led Team Canada to undefeat

March 3rd, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Online Streaming Act  Madam Speaker, as I join colleagues today from the national capital region, I respectfully acknowledge that the land on which I am located today is the traditional ancestral and unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabe people. The online streaming act is about updating the

February 28th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, in the incident that has occurred over the past number of weeks and months, we saw how much foreign interference there was in the funding of the convoy and occupation. I think we need to be very strict with how we approach this to ensure that Canadians are protecte

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, what we need to do is take swift action to ensure that we are protecting rules-based laws and the lives we live very peacefully here in Canada. Through this, we are also seeing some of the gaps that exist within our current FINTRAC laws, for example. As we go thro

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, the Emergencies Act that is being invoked now has a sunset clause of 30 days. Not only that, but members in the House can revoke it at any time. Those are the powers within the House. On a consensus basis and a majority basis, we can continue to debate and continue

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Fredericton. I have listened quite intently to the debate that has been ongoing on the question of the emergency measures act. While I am sometimes disappointed in the partisan and petty level of debate coming from t

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, I would love for all members in the House to back up their statements with facts. That would be wonderful. I will ask a brief question for the parliamentary secretary. Why is it so important for us to protect the rule of law? What value does bringing the totality

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, the member had a very passionate speech. Throughout the past couple of days, I have heard members from the opposition benches say that they do not feel threatened walking through the convoy. They do not feel that their security and safety are at risk. However, we

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal

Emergencies Act  Madam Speaker, I appreciate that my colleague has outlined the implications of this measure. We have seen throughout this debate and over the past number of years how misinformation feeds into confusion and a lack of understanding. I have talked with a number of my constituents a

February 20th, 2022House debate

Iqra KhalidLiberal