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Health  Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for his question and his attention to this truly very important subject. Canadians expect us to work together with the provinces and territories to find solutions to the challenges our public health care system is currently facing. Our

November 4th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health   in their field. The list goes on. Our investments in the health care sector are vast, and they will continue to grow as the needs of Canadians continue to go up. We have to tackle this, and it is all about teamwork.

November 1st, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Strengthening Environmental Protection for a Healthier Canada Act   anywhere who have talked about banning single-use plastics from the health care sector. The number is zero because that is not what we are talking about. We are talking about things where there is a viable alternative, such as when something can be made out of paper instead. Somebody

October 31st, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Business of Supply   would like to explore today. The first is that the Crown is ubiquitous. It is the cornerstone of the Canadian state, and it is involved in all branches of government. The second is that the Crown's authority, which appears broad in a reading of our constitutional instruments

October 25th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Mental Health  Madam Chair, it is an honour to rise in the House today to take part in this debate on such an important issue, which is the topic of how we can collectively improve the mental health of Canadians. As we take part in today's discussion, I want to recognize we share a common

October 20th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health   the country, and we recognize that substance use is first and foremost a health issue. We are committed to a public health approach to substance use that is comprehensive, collaborative and compassionate, and are working with our key stakeholders, including people with lived and living

October 19th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health   and Rideau Lakes asked a question about vaccine mandates. For months and months, all of the members opposite on the Conservative side questioned the efficacy of vaccines, of vaccine mandates and of many of the public health restrictions that were put in place and saved countless Canadian

October 19th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Finance  Mr. Speaker, I am happy to stand in this House and extol the important virtues of vaccination over the last couple of years. Indeed, only very few Canadians have decided not to get vaccinated, and that means we have done quite well, in terms of the fatality rate in Canada

October 27th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Business of Supply   the Conservatives like to avoid talking about. The third is that we are delivering on dental care and rental supports, and the Conservatives are going to vote against them. By all accounts, they do not want to help lower-income kids get their teeth fixed. They do not want to see $500 put

October 20th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health committee   that they didn't want us to work together. We have an opportunity to work together and an obligation to work together. To continually suggest that this bill is just to keep the government alive or something like that is disingenuous. Canadians don't care about our partisan crap. They want us

October 24th, 2022Committee meeting

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Business of Supply   thing. It is unfortunate to use a term like “fraternity”, which is steeped in sexism, but we agree that those occasions are good. On the topic of what the King could do on his first trip to Canada, acknowledging the wrongdoings is, first and foremost, the most important thing a king

October 25th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health committee  Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for your appearance today and for your extraordinary work over the last couple of years, which have been one of the most important and difficult times for Canadians and certainly for the health care sector as well. I

October 18th, 2022Committee meeting

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Mental Health   far and $40 million next year hopefully, in community sport programs across the country focused on disadvantaged youth, youth who are vulnerable and youth who do not have access. There are three main categories of barriers to access to physical activity for Canadians. The first

October 20th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Mental Health   to be, is physical activity every single day. When I talk to kids, like Josephine, Meghan and Jamie today, they talk to me about how a bit of activity, exercise or sports, and it does not have to be competitive, in fact, it should not be at first, just improves their lives. It improves

October 20th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal

Health   to ending this crisis. The overdose crisis is having a devastating impact on people. It is ripping the hearts out of our communities. It is hurting families in communities across Canada. We are already supporting a health-based approach to substance use at the federal level through

October 19th, 2022House debate

Adam van KoeverdenLiberal