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Stephen Fuhr Liberal MP for Kelowna—Lake Country (B.C.)

Maurice Richard  Mr. Speaker, Canadians have a passion for hockey like no other sport. In my riding of Edmonton, everyone is talking about the glorious years of the Oilers with stars like Gretzky, Messier and Fuhr. But long before these men carried the Stanley Cup on their shoulders, Maurice

March 13th, 1998House debate

Rahim JafferReform

Youth Criminal Justice Act  . It had Messier, Anderson, Kurri, Coffey, Grant Fuhr and, on top of it all probably the greatest player who ever played the game, Wayne Gretsky. It was an awesome hockey team. To watch it play was outstanding. If the government had been involved with the NHL at the time I am sure

February 4th, 2002House debate

Brian FitzpatrickCanadian Alliance

Income Tax Act  Mr. Speaker, as this is my first opportunity to rise in this House, I would like to thank the good people of Kelowna—Lake Country, British Columbia, for the opportunity to speak on their behalf. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the large group of volunteers who

February 1st, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Income Tax Act  Mr. Speaker, as has been explained several times today, this tax change would be a result of a plenitude of different initiatives and I want to name some of them: obviously, the tax cut that I just discussed; a more generous tax-free child benefit, which was also mentioned; an in

February 1st, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Income Tax Act  Mr. Speaker, the financial packages on the whole would benefit students. These people have a lot of time ahead of them. Obviously, they are going to get to a point in their lives when they will need CPP. If we start working on it now, CPP could be more meaningful for them in the

February 1st, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Income Tax Act  Mr. Speaker, I have a wide range of financial situations in my riding, from people who struggle with homelessness to people who are fairly well off. The tax break would obviously help a lot of folks who need the help, again combined with the Canadian child benefit, which would be

February 1st, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Income Tax Act  Mr. Speaker, deficit spending can make sense in certain situations when we have economic problems. We have seen it done in the past. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes it is not. I think the situation coming out of 2008 was a function of how we applied that stimulus and th

February 1st, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Agriculture and Agri-food  Mr. Speaker, dry conditions across the interior of British Columbia and throughout the western provinces in 2015 created significant hardship for our farmers. In my riding of Kelowna—Lake Country, and throughout western Canada, we have some of the best farmers in the world, who a

February 3rd, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

National Defence committee  I nominate Mr. Stephen Fuhr.

February 18th, 2016Committee meeting

Sherry RomanadoLiberal

National Defence committee  It has been moved by Ms. Romanado that Mr. Fuhr be elected chair of the committee. Are there any further motions? Seeing none, is it the pleasure of the committee to adopt the motion? (Motion agreed to) I declare the motion carried and Mr. Fuhr duly elected chair

February 18th, 2016Committee meeting

The Clerk

National Defence committee  I invite Mr. Fuhr to take the chair.

February 18th, 2016Committee meeting

The Clerk

Liaison committee  Yes, ma'am, with a great deal of enthusiasm. I move that pursuant to Standing Order 107(6), a subcommittee on committee budgets be established to approve committees' budget requests and that the subcommittee be composed of the chair, the vice-chair, Wayne Easter, Stephen Fuhr

February 24th, 2016Committee meeting

Scott SimmsLiberal

Committees of the House  Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the first report of the Standing Committee on National Defence in relation to its study of supplementary estimates (C), 2015-16.

March 9th, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month  Mr. Speaker, May is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. One hundred thousand people in Canada are living with MS, 12,000 in British Columbia alone. This disease's unpredictable nature can have a profound impact on a person's ability to maintain financial security and navigate b

May 12th, 2016House debate

Stephen FuhrLiberal