Privilege Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of privilege regarding a matter that you will appreciate falls within certain enumerated rights and immunities for the House to treat as a breach of privilege. Page 145 of Bosc and Gagnon states, “The matter of privilege to be raised in the Hous
May 24th, 2018House debate
Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the statement by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour in the House of Commons on March 27, 2018, that religious groups “were contacted and they know that they could very well apply for grants”, in relation to t
May 22nd, 2018House debate
Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, the innovation minister promised Canadians that he had done his research before selling B.C.-based senior care facilities to China's Anbang Insurance. Now we have learned that the company has been seized by the communist Chinese government, and that the founder has
May 10th, 2018House debate
Human Resources committee Would it be at an open meeting or a closed meeting?
Human Resources committee Mr. Chair, I have a question before we adjourn. Is the meeting on the 23rd going to be televised?
Human Resources committee That's good. On the motion from the NDP to adjourn debate, when are we going to be dealing with that?
Human Resources committee Can we discuss it now?
Human Resources committee We have seven minutes.
Human Resources committee Thank you, Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. Dr. McRae, you highlighted that a new curriculum and experience is critical to the changing needs within the workplace. My responsibility in this Parliament is to represent Canadian seniors, and right now there are more seniors
Human Resources committee Thank you, Dr. McRae. I have a question for Mr. Snider with the Chamber of Commerce. My background is in small business. I've been a member of the chamber for almost 30 years. Even as a member of Parliament, I support our local chamber and really appreciate that it remains non
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I respect the member, my Liberal colleague to my right. We are on the same committee. She heard yesterday at committee that the carbon tax is really hurting our aboriginal children and their ability to go to school. What we heard was that it will actually restric
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am glad he has acknowledged he did not support the bill that would have required the government to be revenue neutral on the carbon tax. He acknowledged there are hundreds of millions of dollars coming out of British Columbia alone. It is not fair for the federal
Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I agree with the member that the public is on the side of protecting the environment and moving forward on good environmental practices. What the public does not support is the carbon tax cover-up, with prices going up to heat our homes and drive our cars. It is hu