Department Of Industry Act Mr. Speaker, when I hear the member from the official opposition describe his riding, it sounds very similar to mine in British Columbia. In lieu of the previous speaker's comments regarding regional programs being run by the provinces and his stated view that that was the way t
October 17th, 1994House debate
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a series of petitions on five separate subjects which I have received from individuals of my constituency of North Island-Powell River. I present two petitions that call for no amendment to the Criminal Code concerning physician assisted suicide, o
October 4th, 1994House debate
Supply Madam Speaker, I would like to recognize the very important role that the member opposite has played in establishing that subcommittee. He has been the driving force. I must say I have had a crash course in CSIS since notification that this motion was coming forward. I would lik
Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with my colleague from Crowfoot. It is a pleasure to rise today to contribute to the debate on the security of our country. I am aware that by its very nature and its inception in 1984, CSIS and much of its work must be kept secret. The
Supply Madam Speaker, is not a Reform member the next speaker?
Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act moved: Motion No. 1 That Bill C-33 be amended by deleting Clause 5. Mr. Speaker, as mentioned, Motion No. 1 deals with the provision for future Yukon land claim agreements to be ratified by order in council and not by Parliament. Of course it is common for legislation to dele
Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act Mr. Speaker, assuming I have more time on Motion No. 1, I will carry on.
Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act Just for clarification, am I not restricted to 10 minutes on Motion No. 1?
Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act These agreements, most of which have not been negotiated and therefore are unavailable for Parliament's scrutiny and which may be amended in any event even if existing prevail over the provisions of Bill C-34, have not been negotiated, go beyond the act and its provisions may be
Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act Mr. Speaker, Motion No. 1 talks about deleting clause 5 of Bill C-34. This provision in the bill speaks volumes about the Liberal government commitment to governing with integrity. We have seen that again in spades tonight. I quote from its famous red ink book: "People are irrit
Excise Tax Act Mr. Speaker, once again speaking as someone who might be a proponent of the bill, my hon. colleague who has been a smoker for 25 years, does he believe that Canadian smokers will only smoke Canadian cigarettes if there is a large price differential? Does my colleague not have con
Excise Tax Act Mr. Speaker, I have a brief comment. I could speak to illicit some comment here as a proponent of the bill. Does my hon. colleague here really believe that our borders are such that we can keep a profitable small package such as cigarettes out of circulation? Further to that, wi
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions. The first is from 154 constituents in my riding who humbly submit that Parliament not amend the human rights code, the human rights act, or the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in any way which would tend to indicate societal app
June 20th, 1994House debate
Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by 50 constituents who humbly submit that section 24 of the Criminal Code of Canada not be repealed or amended in any way and that the section disallowing assisted suicide be upheld as it recently was in the Rodriguez Supreme Court decision.
June 20th, 1994House debate
Lighthouses Mr. Speaker, I have a supplementary question. The local population knows the value of these lighthouse keepers to public safety. Lighthouse keepers are designated as an essential service. In making this designation the federal government has explicitly recognized the crucial rol
June 15th, 1994House debate