Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I think all of us, especially those who represent mixed areas of urban and rural, do not want to allow the urban area to become a louder voice than that of the rural population. For th...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be participating in the debate on democracy in Canada, our electoral democracy in which every vote is to be counted correctly, but also, and this is important, in which...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, what has become very clear is that both Conservative speakers have said that they support the legislation. Both made reference to the fact that they brought forward a unanimous consent...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I love the expression “look who is talking”: look who is talking about the fact that we are making speeches here in the House of Commons. He is not the king or the queen; he is the...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

The hon. member for Winnipeg North.

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Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, in fairness to myself, I know when to stop speaking so legislation can pass.

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Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

That is not a point of order.

Questions and comments, the hon. member for Kitchener Centre.

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Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, it is a nice change to see such strong agreement in this place among different parties. I am glad to see that.

I am rising to share something with the member for Louis-Saint-Laur...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I am sorry if I misled the House when I said that the member is coming from the Maritimes. I apologize and retract my words.

I do accept the explanation from my colleague. Obviou...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I would like to know whether my colleague agrees with me on the following. Quebec's political weight will drop if we keep the same number of members in Quebec and increase the number o...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his comment.

I would like to come back to the debate.

The motion that the Conservatives proposed would have applied to Quebec and all the provinces...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, it is always a pleasure to rise on behalf of the people of Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo. My colleague from Louis-Saint-Laurent has shown himself again to be a brilliant orator.

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Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, when we are talking about a democratic system, and that is exactly what we are talking about today, we shall respect the right of a member of Parliament to speak on an issue. That is w...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 125th anniversary of a remarkable organization, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, which has served the most vulnerable in our region of Windsor Essex ...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, imagine people driving the streets searching desperately for their child. Imagine them waiting for a call late in the night telling them that their son or daughter has been found dead....

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, last week I joined the 2022 top 50 CEO awards hosted by Atlantic Business Magazine, where my son-in-law Justin was recognized for the third consecutive time as one of Atlantic Canada's...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, last Saturday there was a protest in the streets of Montreal against the Quebec government's Bill 96. It is the new version of Bill 101 that was long overdue, given how quickly English...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, budget 2022 would do many things to support people in many different ways.

I want to thank the Minister of Housing for the incredible work he has done on the housing file. I coul...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, the past few years have been difficult for many organizations in Wellington—Halton Hills, especially ones that organize local events and fairs. The goods news is that festivals and f...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, since May 1947, the Canadian Rangers have played a critical role in the Canadian Armed Forces. They are proud to pass on their deep knowledge, which is critical to survival and navigat...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, this weekend, we saw another horrific massacre in the United States; this time, just across the border from Canada in Buffalo. What was particularly chilling about this murder was the ...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

I want to remind folks, during Statements by Members, to keep conversations as low as they can so that people can get their statements out.

The hon. member for Elgin—Middlesex—London.

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Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, the pandemic has threatened the long-term health and mental health of Canada's children and youth. Since the onset of the pandemic, health care organizations have seen a two- to threef...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Mr. Speaker, Toronto hosted the 51st annual Juno Awards, held in person for the first time in years. Our nation came together to celebrate Canada's rich and diverse music history. With talent that ...

Canada/Federal 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Federal Hansard

Again, I will remind folks to keep their conversations down.

The hon. member for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan.

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