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Mr. Speaker, once again, we see what Conservatives are focused on. We see they are focused on personal attacks, on partisan attacks, on spreading mud as broadly as they can to try to see what stick...

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The hon. Leader of the Opposition.

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Mr. Speaker, it is sad when the Prime Minister refers to three reports, investigations issued by the Ethics Commissioner of this country, as throwing mud. Those were investigations into the conduct...

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Mr. Speaker, Canadians want politicians to be focused on them, on their needs, and that is what we have done every step of the way. The Conservative Party never looks further than an opportunity to...

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Mr. Speaker, I am so proud. In this Parliament alone, we have brought forward legislation to end the harmful practice of anti-LGBTQ2 conversion therapy, reach net-zero emissions by 2050, support Ca...

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Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Davenport for her tremendously strong work in her community.

The member is absolutely correct. We have been moving forward progressive legisl...

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Mr. Speaker, the fact that seniors and our loved ones in long-term care bore the brunt of this pandemic is a national shame. People are outraged at the conditions in long-term care, but not surpris...

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Mr. Speaker, again the NDP promotes a dangerous sort of cynicism to believe that absolutely nothing has been done. I recognize there is more to do, but we have delivered on our promise to increase ...

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While I have members' attention, I think members will agree that this has been a most unusual time for us all. For more than a year, we and our fellow Canadians have faced a number of challenges, a...

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Mr. Speaker, as we are approaching the end of our session for the summer, I note that there are four outstanding questions of privilege.

There is a question of privilege from the member for T...

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I want to thank the hon. member for his question, and it certainly is a fair question.

Unfortunately, over the last week, the amount of resources required from the clerks and me has limited t...

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Mr. Speaker, in relation to the last question I had, I have more of a point of clarification than anything.

First, what would happen with those points of privilege should the government choos...

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I want to thank the member for Banff—Airdrie. I just want to make sure that we got everything the way it should be and that the answer is correct.

The points of privilege and the points of ...

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Mr. Speaker, to be honest, I could not believe it when I learned a few minutes ago that the government is preventing the House of Commons from enforcing an order that it itself gave. That is what i...

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I thank the hon. member for adding his comments, which I will take into consideration before I respond. As I said earlier, I am not prepared to make a ruling that is not well-thought-out and offici...

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Mr. Speaker, we sometimes agree with your rulings and we sometimes disagree. That is perfectly fine. We have full confidence in your rulings, which are based on the facts, on jurisprudence and on p...

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I would like to remind the member that the Chair considers the rights of the House to be very important and will continue to defend them. That is something that I take very seriously.

The fac...

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Mr. Speaker, I have a very short intervention on this point. I believe that the issue in front of us regarding privilege and regarding your ruling earlier this week in finding a prima facie case of...

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I want to thank the hon. member and assure him that it is a very important matter. It is an urgent matter that is being dealt with by our legal team.

The hon. member for Central Okanagan—Si...

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Mr. Speaker, as the defender of all our rights and privileges here, I know it is not an easy task. However, part of the way this institution works is that if members experience where their privileg...

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I want to thank the hon. member for his intervention. Unfortunately, these things do not happen instantaneously. The papers were delivered. We do have to take some steps. There is some time. I want...

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Mr. Speaker, what has been presented today, particularly with the government taking the action of bringing the matter before the Federal Court of Canada, I would like, and perhaps you have said thi...

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I want to thank the hon. member for his input. I will certainly take that under consideration.

We will go to the hon. member for Yorkton—Melville.

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Mr. Speaker, I want to make a comment about this whole issue that has been before the House. I was so pleased with your actions on it, as were my constituents. I know this is a great blow to the se...

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Once again, I want to remind all the members that the process is very important. We want to ensure that the right steps are taken and the right decisions are taken. Rushing into something just to g...