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International Trade committee   are joining me today. My colleagues are negotiating leads in some the key areas of the CPTPP. Kendal Hembroff is Director of Trade Policy and Negotiations for Asia in Global Affairs Canada. Next is Pierre Bouchard, Director of Bilateral and Regional Labour Affairs at Employment and Social

May 8th, 2018Committee meeting

Bruce Christie

Finance committee  In part 1 of the bill, there are situations where some people will have the right to use exemption certificates. If you want to talk mainly about farmers, I can talk about farmers. As a general rule, as I explained in my presentation the other day, the people who pay the fuel

May 1st, 2018Committee meeting

Pierre Mercille

Postal Banking System   from 1869 to 1968, for about 100 years. That system was ended under then prime minister Pierre Trudeau who, as we all know, was a great proponent of reducing the role of the government. That his government ended this system should tell us something. It should really give us pause

March 26th, 2018House debate

Martin ShieldsConservative

Report Stage   from possessing marijuana altogether. Young people should not have any opportunity to get their hands on drugs. There are also questions about the various cannabis-based products and the as yet undefined licensing strategies. Rental property owners are having problems as well

November 21st, 2017House debate

Pierre Paul-HusConservative

Canadian Bill of Rights   disagree with both extremes, which are the Marxist thinkers of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto on one end of the spectrum, and on the other, those of the Calgary School, who believe in property rights above all else, where others believe in the right to housing. Both

November 3rd, 2017House debate

Alupa ClarkeConservative

Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee   advisory multi-stakeholder panel. Several MAC members apply TSM outside Canada as well. Recently, MAC also made mandatory the implementation of the voluntary principles on security and human rights on a global basis, the first and only industry association in the world to make

October 5th, 2017Committee meeting

Pierre Gratton

Bill C-30 Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act

in goods and services in order to contribute to the harmonious development and expansion of world and regional trade; (f) provide adequate and effective protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the territory where the Agreement applies; (g) protect, enhance

May 16th, 2017

Chrystia FreelandLiberal

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement   there are very robust workers rights and environmental protections; very solid workplace health and safety regulations that are comparable to what we have here in Canada; and excellent food safety and product safety regulations. This is a continent that Canada can certainly work well

December 12th, 2016House debate

Pierre-Luc DusseaultNDP

Natural Resources committee   a lot of uncertainty around the globe, and our fortunes are very much tied to the global economy, a lot of it in base metals in China. With gold, a lot of it right now has to do with the interest rate environment. We do compete globally for capital. Bringing it back to the focus

November 1st, 2016Committee meeting

Trent Mell

Canada Pension Plan   in a big, opportunity filled free enterprise economy where Canadians get to choose what is right for them. That is what free enterprise means, and that is why it is the greatest poverty fighting machine ever invented. Prior to the current government's taking office, we

October 24th, 2016House debate

Pierre PoilievreConservative

Electoral Reform committee  . I want to talk very quickly about a bit of history because I think it's really important. I know when P.E.I.'s legislature formed, it was white, propertied, Protestant males who composed the legislature. By 1864, when we actually had all the fathers get together—I've never been

October 6th, 2016Committee meeting

Leo Cheverie

Fisheries committee   adjacent to Newfoundland and Labrador, with 60,000 fishermen, and for the next 30 years, until 1978, they carried on a totally uncontrolled and unrestricted fishery, right in front of a country, Canada, to which we had transferred one of the greatest fisheries in the world to do one

September 26th, 2016Committee meeting

Gus Etchegary

Electoral Reform committee   by video conference. I would like to take a couple of minutes to briefly introduce our witnesses. Professor Matthew Harrington is president of the common law program committee of Université de Montréal's law faculty. He teaches U.S. constitutional law and property and trust law

August 23rd, 2016Committee meeting

The Chair Liberal

Finance committee  . Let's hope this situation improves. I would just add one point in this regard. Canada gives the impression—to use Pierre Bourdieu's phrase—of the right hand not knowing what the left hand is doing. While it claims to be fighting tax havens by being active within the OECD, Canada

June 14th, 2016Committee meeting

Alain Deneault

Fisheries committee   for the salmon resource and its cultural and economic significance to all Miramichiers; respect for the rights of first nations to a sustainable harvest; respect for fisheries regulations based upon sound science and practical considerations; respect by residents for private property rights

May 17th, 2016Committee meeting

Jerry Doak