Lighthouses Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Transport. The commissioner of the coast guard has stated the annual savings associated with destaffing lighthouse stations on the west coast is $7 million. On June 2, in an appearance before the Senate transport committee hearings
June 15th, 1994House debate
Split Lake Cree First Nation Flooded Land Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to speak to Bill C-36, the Split Lake Cree First Nation Flooded Land Act. This legislation comes as a result of a Manitoba hydro project initiated back in the 1940s. This project flooded 11,800 acres of land on five Indian band reserves. This econom
June 14th, 1994House debate
Bills C-33 And C-34 Mr. Speaker, yesterday we had the introduction of Bills C-33 and C-34 which would ratify land claims and self-government agreements in Yukon. Last week we were told the government wished to have these bills introduced later in June with the understanding that MPs would have time
June 1st, 1994House debate
Canadian Film Development Corporation Act Mr. Speaker, I do not know exactly what the question was, but I do appreciate the fact that we both have the same bottom line on this bill which is we want to see Canadian culture improved as a result of the cultural industry in Canada. I certainly would not want anyone to think
Canadian Film Development Corporation Act Mr. Speaker, as a small manufacturer in the furniture business with about a 20 per cent success rate, the banks were very used to the manufacturing success in my business. That is the best example I can give. Every business has a degree of risk, particularly manufacturing. I emp
Canadian Film Development Corporation Act Mr. Speaker, as I have already expressed I have some concerns about the timing on this bill and why it is being presented in the way it is. I am pleased to speak today on Bill C-31, an act to amend the Canada Film Development Corporation Act. Telefilm Canada is the better known
Canadian Film Development Corporation Act May I clarify why there are no questions and comments.
Canadian Film Development Corporation Act Mr. Speaker, my question for the member for Halton-Peel relates to the fact that parts of the industry appear to be operating quite successfully without loan guarantees and other parts seem to require it. Does that not imply somewhat of a defeatist attitude on the part of the in
Mining Week Mr. Speaker, this week May 21 to 28 marks the sixth annual Mining Week in British Columbia, the focal point being an awards luncheon in Vancouver on Friday, May 27 to honour achievement in B.C.'s second largest industry. While this industry has struggled in the face of low world
May 24th, 1994House debate
Fisheries Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. Today the minister tabled legislation to deal with the east coast fisheries disaster. We want to avoid a similar catastrophe in the west coast fishery. Local media reports in my west coast riding indicate that
May 10th, 1994House debate
Fisheries Will the minister tell the House that already scarce west coast DFO enforcement and management programs will continue and that diversion of funds to the aboriginal fishing strategy will cease?
May 10th, 1994House debate
Points Of Order Mr. Speaker, yesterday under Standing Order 31, Statements by Members, I talked about a new federal building of 120,000 square feet. I would like to correct the record. The correct number is 40,000 square feet. In my metric conversion I cubed rather than squared.
April 28th, 1994House debate
First Nations Mr. Speaker, this is another example of the need for this long awaited ethics counsellor. Will the Prime Minister agree that the long awaited ethics counsellor would find this arrangement to be a blatant conflict of interest?
First Nations Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Prime Minister. The wife of the chair of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development has been hired by a federally funded Assembly of First Nations as a media relations officer. My colleague from the Official Opposit
Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the federal government has decided to build its own $11.9 million office complex in Sault Ste. Marie. This steel, brick and glass building will include 120,000 square feet on two storeys to house the Canada Employment Centre, the Income Securities Office, Revenue Can