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National Defence  Mr. Speaker, given the investments in the CF-18 life extension program made by the previous government, defence experts agree that there is no immediate need to run a mixed fighter jet fleet in the interim. Retired General George Petrolekas of the Conference of Defence Associat

June 10th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand to discuss Bill C-15 today, an act to amend certain provisions of the budget. Today, I would like to discuss two different issues. One thing I will be discussing is old age security and what I think we should be looking at. It is great to join i

June 8th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Air Canada Public Participation Act  Madam Speaker, I would like to ask the member for his opinion. If Air Canada goes forward with this and it is doing maintenance work with one employee in Winnipeg, one employee in Mississauga, and one employee in Montreal, do you think this would actually fulfill what this new

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Air Canada Public Participation Act  Madam Speaker, I am going to remind the parliamentary secretary that the courts enforce the act and the government changes the laws. That is what our job is, and I will remind him of that as he states what we did six years ago. The bottom line is that we are talking about these

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Air Canada Public Participation Act  Madam Speaker, I thank the member very much for that, because when I was reviewing the legislation that was put forward, I, too, looked at some of the words, and they are very open-ended. It is so grand and general, but it does not say that these jobs are going to be secure. It i

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Air Canada Public Participation Act  Madam Speaker, there are many different opportunities that we have for that. I looked at some of the different things that our government did work with, and even something as simple as lowering the GST. It may not be as much to aerospace, but it was to all businesses, to all Ca

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Air Canada Public Participation Act  Madam Speaker, I am pleased to be here today for report stage of Bill C-10, an act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures. Governments, and especially new governments, have to set priorities and decide what they want to achieve

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Ministerial Expenses  Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities has a mandate. That mandate is supposed to involve investment in public transit, green infrastructure, and social infrastructure like affordable housing. His objective should be to encourage economic growth. Could the m

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Ministerial Expenses  Mr. Speaker, let us go back to the real issue. The minister can try to explain his lavish spending all he wants, but the point is he spent 250,000 taxpayers' dollars on couches and coffee machines. This side of the House knows that his spending does nothing for Canadians. When w

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Pride Month  Mr. Speaker, I rise to acknowledge that today, June 1, is the beginning of Canada's first Pride Month. In far too many countries around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals are among the poorest, most marginalized members of society, found jobless

June 1st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to present a petition signed by hundreds of Ontarians regarding Bill C-14, requesting consideration and accommodation for medical practitioners, stringent legislation, as well as sufficient time for consultation.

May 31st, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Petitions  Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present today asking the House the Commons to pass legislation which would recognize pre-born children as separate victims when they are injured or killed during the commission of an offence against their mother, allowing two charges to be lai

May 30th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, I would first like to thank the member for his kind words. We just do it right in Elgin—Middlesex—London. It is about serving the people. I have always said that this is what we are supposed to do here. When we talk about the June 6 deadline, it is important that we

May 20th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, back in 2015, when this came out, a panel was set up by the former justice minister. However, I look at the work we have done today, and we can talk about these timelines. Let us be honest, this week we did Bill C-2, Bill C-6, Bill C-10, and Bill C-11. We had all of

May 20th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative

Criminal Code  Mr. Speaker, today I am truly honoured to have the opportunity to speak on this bill. Initially I wanted to listen to all of my colleagues within the House, because I recognize that it is important to listen to all Canadians. I recognize that the 338 parliamentarians bringing th

May 20th, 2016House debate

Karen VecchioConservative