Date: 2014/09/16 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Questions

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Date: 2014/09/16 -- Category/Categories: Parliament, Questions

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I thank the official opposition for putting forward a motion that allows us to review the question of the minimum wage for federal workers. I have two questions. First, I would like clarification as to whether the NDP motion intends to extend a $15 an hour minimum wage to all classes ...

Date: 2014/05/26 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister put in place the Cohen Commission to look into missing sockeye salmon in the Fraser River. Three years and $26 million later Mr. Justice Cohen gave 75 recommendations, which so far have been ignored and some policy decisions are going in the opposite direction. My question is for ...

Date: 2014/05/13 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Hon. Wayne Easter: Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the remarks of the leader of the Green Party. I think she hit the nail on the head with her last comment, “This is a dark day for democracy”, in terms of the possible passage of Bill C-23. The member outlined a number of examples in her remarks, ...

Date: 2014/05/12 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Kennedy Stewart: Mr. Speaker, would the member care to comment on the happenings in the committee that was reviewing the bill? The member proposed that we have a study on proportional representation, but the Liberals voted against it in committee in a recorded vote. We, of course, supported the motion that we should include a ...

Date: 2014/04/28 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, as my colleague said, there clearly is a difference between the Conservative talking points around critical issues of privacy and what is actually in the bill. I have also reviewed what Professor Geist has had to say about the bill and I am concerned that the privacy of Canadians could be ...

Date: 2014/04/28 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Elizabeth May: Mr. Speaker, I do not think there is any question that every member in the House wants to see action taken to ensure that with the use of the Internet for bullying, for intimidation, and for spreading pornographic images, we have all the tools law enforcement needs. However, the balance must be maintained ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Kevin Lamoureux: Mr. Speaker, I pick up on the point in terms of the need for having that national strategy, as individual provinces, some more than others quite possibly, look at what can be done with Lyme disease. Would the member provide more comment as to why it is so important that there be a ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Murray Rankin: Mr. Speaker, I congratulate and thank my friend and neighbour from Saanich—Gulf Islands for her excellent presentation and for her hard work on the bill. During her speech she alluded to certain amendments that might be brought forward at committee stage, and I wonder if she could advise this House as to the ...

Date: 2014/03/03 -- Category/Categories: Questions, Videos

Bryan Hayes: Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Saanich—Gulf Islands for bringing forward this important piece of legislation on behalf of one of my constituents, who suffered for the longest time in terms of finding a diagnosis and then treatment. She was not able to find appropriate treatment in Canada and I believe she ...

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