Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the Liberal members have said that they thanked the faith-based groups, that there is significant misinformation, and that they are encouraging them to apply. Those who have applied have been turned down. They have called my office, and I am sure they have called his
March 1st, 2018House debate
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I was elected in 2004. This will be the 14th year I have signed off on the Canada summer jobs program. This is the first time a new core values test is being presented to the community of Langley—Aldergrove, which I represent. My community is outraged. There are st
March 1st, 2018House debate
Human Resources committee So there may not be an intent, but what they said has offended somebody deeply.
Human Resources committee Again not an exact percentage, but what percentage approximately of the cases that you investigated where there was a complainant but actually harassment in your opinion.
Human Resources committee In your firm's opinion as an investigator that there was not harassment. There was a complaint but there wasn't harassment. My follow-up question would be, were they happy with the complainant? Were they satisfied because of you being not representing any body but you were trying
Human Resources committee Ms. Thomlinson, you started off your comments with the importance of having a definition. You said it would be critical to establish what type of behaviour would be defined as harassment. In my understanding that correctly, it is important that we do have a definition in the legi
Human Resources committee That's good to hear. You highlighted the importance of training. This is not an exact science. When I ask you for the percentages of those who don't realize what they have done is harassment so I'm not asking for an exact percentage, but of the cases you're involved with as an i
Human Resources committee Therefore, the importance of training.
Human Resources committee The other 50% approximately—
Human Resources committee —realized, and they didn't think they may get caught, or they would get away with it, whatever. What I find baffling is it's common sense, I think, that you treat people with respect. You may have responsibility over them, but there's always somebody over you; you create an envi
Human Resources committee I cannot imagine how you manage that, particularly in maximum security institutions where people have nothing to lose. Do I have any time left?
Human Resources committee Sandy, you touched on the three broad definitions of harassment: gender, sexual coercion, and non-workplace sexual harassment. Harassment is harassment. How would you see that being handled? Sexual harassment and harassment are quite different, but gender-based as opposed to reg
Human Resources committee Jason Godin, you're in Abbotsford, so you're working at Matsqui Institution or near there.
Human Resources committee Okay. During your presentation, you had talked about the environment that some of the employees are working at dealing with inmates. At Monday's meeting, I asked a question of, I don't know if they worked at Matsqui or where, but you work in a different environment than what mos
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present two petitions. The first petition, sadly, highlights the issue of impaired driving. Families for Justice is a group of Canadians who have lost a loved one killed by an impaired driver. They believe that Canada's impaired driving laws are muc
February 27th, 2018House debate