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Broadcasting Act  Madam Speaker, I have a question for my colleague in return. If we can use regulatory means, then why have a bill? I thank the member for recognizing the immense contribution of the Conservatives to our culture in the country. The member might be interested to know that the fir

November 19th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Broadcasting Act  Mr. Speaker, today I am pleased to speak to Bill C-10, the broadcasting bill introduced by the Minister of Canadian Heritage. The Broadcasting Act clearly needs modernizing. The last time it was dusted off and updated was over 28 years ago. At the time, the Internet did not exis

November 19th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Broadcasting Act  Madam Speaker, along the same lines, I would nevertheless like to congratulate my colleague from Drummond, who reminded us that it was a Conservative prime minister who first thought of legislating broadcasting in Canada. However, as part of the discussion, he clearly stated in

November 18th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Broadcasting Act  Madam Speaker, I thank the minister for his speech. There is a broad consensus that we must take action and that the status quo is no longer acceptable, especially after the release of the Yale report. In his speech, the minister spoke a great deal about fairness, but unfortuna

November 18th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Quebec City's other shore for his comments. I can tell him that the Vidéotron Centre was built and is operational, whereas the Quebec Bridge has been rusting this whole time. I invite him to attend a show. I would be pleased to invite him a

November 16th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, through you, I would like to recommend something to the parliamentary secretary. It is the holiday season and time to shop for presents. This year, I would like to recommend a Christmas gift for him. It is a fascinating book written by a historian and available in a

November 16th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, the Quebec Bridge is a Canadian heritage gem. Five years ago, the Liberals promised to have the bridge repainted. Ever since, the paint has been drying on the brushes. The Quebec Bridge continues to rust before our eyes while the Liberals keep making empty promises.

November 16th, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I wish my colleague from Manitoba well. Yesterday, I spoke to an owner of a business, Autocar, who shared with me that we need to improve the federal programs in order to support businesses through this difficult crisis. That is why I am proud that my colleague and

November 3rd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her question. We are right in the middle of a pandemic, which is why we Conservatives will vote for measures that support families, seniors and businesses. Members may recall that we did so in 2008 during the economic crisis. We agreed to op

November 3rd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I can share with my hon. colleague from Winnipeg Centre that we are unfortunately in a red zone too. I wish her community well as we struggle to flatten the curve. What I can tell colleagues is that we want programs that are efficient and targeted, especially toward

November 3rd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be coming to you today from Lévis and to say hello to everyone watching, my parliamentary colleagues and the Canadian people. First let me say that I will be sharing my time with an entrepreneur, the member for Cloverdale—Langley City, who is a remar

November 3rd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Infrastructure  Mr. Speaker, five years ago the Liberals promised to repaint the Quebec Bridge. Since then, rust has been eating away at our heritage gem. If the Liberals had kept their promise, the paint would have dried a long time ago. However, they decided to appoint a negotiator to buy tim

October 23rd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo  Mr. Speaker, six years ago, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was killed in a parking lot in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu simply because he was wearing his Canadian military uniform. Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a 24-year-old father, was gunned down while standing guard at the foot of th

October 22nd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I am reaching out to my colleague. If he wants to improve the motion that was moved today, what is he waiting for? Why does he not move an amendment? We are open and, of course, we are proud. Bellechasse businesses are helping in the fight against the pandemic, co

October 22nd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative

Business of Supply  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for her excellent question. We have to learn from past mistakes to avoid repeating them. We know that we are in the midst of a second wave. The virus is still with us, and we must look to the future to see how we can avoid repercussions on our

October 22nd, 2020House debate

Steven BlaneyConservative