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Procedure and House Affairs committee   back and look at an article from 1978. This was prior to some of these debates we've had about the Lefebvre and McGrath committees. There was an MP by the name of John Reid, who was the MP for Kenora—Rainy River. He delivered a speech at the University of Victoria to a national

March 21st, 2017Committee meeting

John NaterConservative

Operation UNIFIER  . There is a Holodomor travelling exposition, but there is also the Bitter Harvest film. I encourage people see it in the theatres. It talks about the crisis that Ukraine suffered in the past and continues to suffer. A new play has been produced in Alberta, with the support of St. John's Institute

March 20th, 2017House debate

Linda DuncanNDP

Industry committee  Thank you very much, Chair. I'm delighted to be here again. It's great to see a lot of familiar faces and a few new faces as well. I'm very grateful for the opportunity to address this esteemed committee. I'd like to welcome ministerial colleague Dr. Kirsty Duncan, who

November 28th, 2016Committee meeting

Navdeep BainsLiberal

Business of Supply   for our local EDA, whether a breakfast or a dinner put on, and we would have a guest there, the member would not attend as a minister but as a member of Parliament. Then we made sure that no stakeholders knowingly were there. We were very careful. However, when that slipped, John

November 3rd, 2016House debate

Candice BergenConservative

Wendell Fulton   maintained strong connections with New Brunswick throughout his life. Politics always remained a passion of his, having been influenced by Louis Robichaud's program of equal opportunity. In the 1973 Saint John River flood, Wendell rescued Robichaud's papers from the Liberal Party

October 28th, 2016House debate

Matt DeCourceyLiberal

Official Languages committee   national capital region, with various national representative organizations. We wanted to have an open, frank and useful discussion, and that is what we did. I personally led six round tables from coast to coast to coast, including one in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, while

October 27th, 2016Committee meeting

Mélanie JolyLiberal

Government Operations committee  Of course, people are mobile now. A grandmother can be sending a package to St. John's, Newfoundland—

October 18th, 2016Committee meeting

Linda DuncanNDP

Environment committee   into committee business. We'll need to adopt our subcommittee report. We'll do that at the end of the meeting, if you don't mind, so that we can give our guests full attention and not delay their statements. I want to welcome Ken Hardie, who is standing in for John Aldag. Thank you very much

September 29th, 2016Committee meeting

The Chair (Mrs. Deborah Schulte (King—Vaughan, Lib.))Liberal

Electoral Reform committee   them off without a referendum, I think we have to think about that. The second thing I'd like to do is to comment on the Honourable John Duncan's point of view that we should have—I'm searching here for words. I'm sorry. We really need to have a situation where the member

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

David Charles

Electoral Reform committee  You can't do proportionality without making rural ridings bigger.

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

John Duncan

Electoral Reform committee  You can't do two member ridings without making rural ridings bigger.

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

John Duncan

Electoral Reform committee   this, and I'd like the Honourable John Duncan to tell us about this as a person who represented a large riding for so many years. The way the redistribution of seats typically works is that the relative size of a riding by population doesn't change over time. We add seats to account

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

Pat KellyConservative

Electoral Reform committee  I can talk about the example of the north island. The southern part of the north island riding is growing very quickly, and the rest is not. What was 90:10 will soon be 92:8 and 94:6 probably. We had an opportunity in this last redistribution in which British Columbia got six ne

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

John Duncan

Electoral Reform committee  To me that seems that 15% is the only solution. Mr. Duncan, you talked about the challenges of large ridings. Do you think adding 15% to the area that you represented would be an unreasonable additional burden? Where is that line between what's workable and what's not?

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

John AldagLiberal

Electoral Reform committee  It's not workable. There have been statements here today about how all of this can be handled because we have these electoral boundaries commissions that do such a great job. Well, we went from six ridings to seven on Vancouver Island. We have the population for seven. They made

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

John Duncan