December 13th, 2016
Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, it is a real honour to speak with your oversight as Speaker today. So I do not forget, I want to wish you and yours a very merry Christmas as we approach the Christmas season, happy Hanukkah and happy new year. I am truly honoured to speak to Bill C-31. It is a very
Human Resources committee Thank you. I appreciate my colleague Mr. Long asking questions promoting government programs over jobs. On the importance of focusing on the causes of poverty, if we promote government programs over looking at what is causing the problem, we will probably never be successful i
Human Resources committee I have a quick question on drug use. If you have somebody using illegal drugs and the government has promised to change the marijuana laws in Canada, if we do not get it right, is there a correlation in your studies between hopelessness and the use of illegal drugs?
Human Resources committee I have one last question. PTSD is a problem we didn't realize we had years ago. How important is it to deal with that to give future hope to people struggling with PTSD?
Human Resources committee It could be people suffering because of a sexual or violent assault, but it could also affect first responders and veterans.
Human Resources committee All these people would need help to be able to have a future. Without dealing with the causes, they are likely to stay in that state of poverty and depression and hopelessness.
Human Resources committee There's also an article that I read flying back called “Pension delays contribute to putting more veterans into financial crisis”. It says: The federal government's inability to get pension cheques into the hands of retiring soldiers in a timely manner is one of the factors con
Human Resources committee Thank you very much.
Human Resources committee Thank you so much to the witnesses for being here on this very important topic. Among the thoughts that my colleague Mr. Ruimy shared regarding the struggle of jurisdictional responsibilities—whether something is provincial or federal—I think the common theme is the importance of
Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is with regard to impaired driving. Families for Justice is a group of Canadians who have lost a loved one killed by an impaired driver. They believe that impaired driving laws in Canada are much too lenient and they want the crime called what it
Petitions Mr. Speaker, the last petition has to do with conscience protection. The petitioners call upon this Parliament to pass legislation that would ensure that no Canadian is forced or coerced against his or her will to participate in assisted suicide or euthanasia.
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present three petitions today. The first is with regard to gender-based violence against women and girls. The petitioners highlight that the worst form of discrimination against females begins before they are born due to the practice of sex selection
December 9th, 2016
Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the “Open and Accountable Government” guidelines for Ministers which was released on November 27, 2015, by the Prime Minister: (a) what is the job title of the employee in the Privy Council Office (PCO) who is responsible for investigating possible breaches of the
December 9th, 2016
Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to interactions between the government and Google Inc.: (a) what are the details of any requests, demands, orders, or directives the government has provided to Google Inc. including, (i) date, (ii) sender, (iii) recipient, (iv) title, (v) summary, (vi) file number; (b