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Hansard Speaker Index
28th Legislature, 3rd Session (2014-2015)
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Acting Speaker (Jablonski, Mary Anne)
Interim supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates transmitted ... 659
Points of order (current session)
Factual accuracy ... 669
Allen, Mike (PC, Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo)
Condominium Property Act review
Ministerial review, stakeholder consultation ... 429
Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 9)
Second reading, motion that act be referred to Standing Committee on Families and Communities (referral amendment R1) ... 429
Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 13, 2014)
General remarks ... 429
Continuing/extended care facilities - Fort McMurray
Members' statements ... 552-53
New facility, timeline on ... 222
Football - Fort McMurray
2015 northern kickoff game, member's statement on ... 20
Housing - Fort McMurray
Penhorwood Place condominiums and apartments, safety issues ... 429
Impaired driving
Members' statements ... 492
Influenza - Prevention
Immunization ... 453-54
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
  ... 76, 324
Land use - Fort McMurray
Willow Square land transfer ... 221
Maternal health services - Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo (constituency)
Access ... 55-56
Members' Statements (current session)
Fort McMurray continuing care facility ... 552-53
Fort McMurray northern kickoff game ... 20
Impaired driving ... 492
Midwives - Northern Alberta
Provincial strategy ... 55-56
New Home Buyer Protection Act
General remarks ... 429
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Influenza immunization ... 453-54
Maternal health services ... 55-56
Seniors' housing in Fort McMurray ... 221-22
Tailings pond management ... 682-83
Safety Codes Act
General remarks ... 429
Seniors - Housing - Fort McMurray
Provincial strategy ... 221-22
Shell place
Grand opening ... 20
Tailings management framework
Scope ... 683
Tailings ponds
Dam safety ... 682-83
Traffic Safety (Distracted Driving Demerit) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 204)
Committee ... 781
Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation
General remarks ... 221
Amery, Moe (PC, Calgary-East)
Alberta aids to daily living program
Cost to clients ... 710
Autism spectrum disorder
Assessment ... 452
Members' statements ... 404
Programs and services for affected persons ... 452-53
Bills, private members' public (procedure)
Bill 204, Traffic Safety (Distracted Driving Demerit) Amendment Act, 2014, request to proceed directly to Committee of the Whole following second reading (unanimous consent granted) ... 779
Bill 204, Traffic Safety (Distracted Driving Demerit) Amendment Act, 2014, request to proceed directly to third reading following Committee of the Whole (unanimous consent granted) ... 784
Bullying - Prevention
Members' statements ... 86
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.) - Rural areas
Interfacility transfers ... 16
Family care clinics
New clinics, planning process ... 16
Home-care services
Cost to clients ... 710
Employee compensation ... 710
Self-managed care ... 710
Hospitals - Emergency services
Transition beds ... 16
Hospitals - Emergency services - Capacity issues
Wait times ... 16
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
  ... 324, 375, 845
Members' Statements (current session)
Autism spectrum disorder ... 404
Bullying awareness and prevention ... 86
National Bullying Awareness Week
General remarks ... 86
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Autism spectrum disorder ... 452-53
Health care wait times ... 16
Home-care services ... 710
Physicians - Supply
Internationally trained physicians, accreditation ... 16
Traffic Safety (Distracted Driving Demerit) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 204)
First reading ... 388
Second reading ... 642-43, 778-79
Second reading, request to proceed directly to Committee of the Whole following (unanimous consent granted) ... 779
Committee ... 779-80, 783
Committee, request for consent to move directly to third reading following (unanimous consent granted) ... 784
Third reading ... 784
Anderson, Rob (PC effective December 17, 2014; previously W; Airdrie)
Act to Amend the Alberta Bill of Rights to Protect our Children, An (Bill 10)
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist) (Blakeman: defeated) ... 304-6
Committee ... 338-40, 351, 355, 364-65, 368
Committee, amendment A1 (gay-straight alliance request denied, school requirement to provide solution) (Anderson: defeated) ... 338-40
Committee, amendment A2 (appeal process, removal of reference to courts; ministerial involvement if school board denies gay-straight alliance) (Jansen: carried) ... 351, 355, 364-65
Committee, amendment A3 (bill's coming into force in private schools) (Mason/Notley: defeated) ... 368
Committee, time allocation on debate (Government Motion 12: carried) ... 366
Free vote in Assembly ... 305
Media and opposition caucus briefings, point of privilege raised (obstructing a member in performance of duty) ... 299
Airdrie (constituency)
Member's retrospective, members' statements ... 854
Alberta Accountability Act (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 458-60
Committee ... 501, 502, 506
Committee, amendment A1 ( designated office-holder limit on number of severance payments) (Anderson: carried) ... 501, 502
Committee, amendment A4 (sole-source contracts) (Anderson: defeated) ... 506
General remarks ... 74
Treasury Board directives ... 506
Alberta Bill of Rights
Parental rights provisions (proposed) ... 305, 364
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Administration ... 74
Alberta heritage savings trust fund
Fund utilization ... 74
Alberta Human Rights Act
Section 11.1, provisions moved to School Act and Education Act ... 305
Alberta Land Stewardship Act (Bill 36, 2009)
Landowner rights provisions ... 169, 170
Alberta Utilities Commission
AltaLink sale to Berkshire Hathaway, approval of ... 245-46
AltaLink
Sale to Berkshire Hathaway, public announcement of AUC approval ... 245-46
Bethany Airdrie care centre
Funding ... 153-54
Bills, government (procedure)
Ministerial briefings ... 299
Budget 2014-2015
Operational funding ... 73
Budget process
Results-based budgeting ... 74
Bullying - Prevention
LGBTQ students ... 339
Calgary metropolitan plan
General remarks ... 293
Impact on nearby communities ... 169
Calgary Regional Partnership
Executive compensation disclosure (proposed) ... 293
General remarks ... 169
Membership participation ... 292-93
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Freedom from discrimination ... 304-5
Freedom of religion provisions ... 304, 305
Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
Annual report 2013 presented ... 296
Constitution of Canada
Amendment re property rights provision (Motion Other than Government Motion 501: defeated) ... 135, 169-70
Amendment re property rights provision (proposed) ... 169-70
Debts, public
Provincial debt, member's statement on ... 182
Provincial debt repayment ... 17-18, 73
Economic development
Diversification ... 74
Education - Curricula
Student participation, parental rights re content on religion, patriotic activities, and human sexuality ... 305, 364
Education Act
Parental rights provisions ... 305
Electric power
Number of producers ... 245
Electric power - Export - United States
Potential market ... 249
Electric power - Prices
Transmission costs ... 248-49
Electric power - Retail sales
Deregulation of retail market ... 248, 249
Electric power lines - Construction
Essential transmission infrastructure ... 170
Electric Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 50, 2009)
Implementation ... 170, 248-49
Electric Utilities (Transparency in Billing) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 248-49
Second reading, point of order on debate ... 245-46
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 239, 240
Executive Council
Former ministers, postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Staff postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Faith-based schools
Gay-straight alliances in ... 339, 349, 364-65
Gay-straight alliances in Catholic schools ... 339
Supports for students ... 306
Fiscal policy
Government savings ... 73-74
Provincial strategy ... 73, 182
Freehold lands
Local decision-making ... 169
Provincial jurisdiction, Preston Manning's remarks on ... 170
Right of property ... 170
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Supports for students ... 305, 339
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Alternatives ... 306, 338-39
Alternatives, out-of-school clubs ... 349
Appeal process ... 338-39
Appeal process, judicial reviews ... 339
Denial, Education minister to facilitate (proposed) ... 351, 365
Denial, school board mandate to work with students on issues (proposed) ... 306, 365
Denial, student recourse through courts ... 338
Gifts and benefits
Acceptance by members ... 458
Government
Role ... 164
Government accountability
General remarks ... 74
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Conflict-of-interest guidelines ... 458
Executive compensation, severance payments ... 459
Postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Review ... 74
Government contracts
Consultants, distinction from lobbyists ... 458
Sole-source contracts ... 249, 458, 459
Health care
Local decision-making ... 74
Health care - Airdrie
Health park (proposed) ... 681
Urgent car services ... 680-81
Infrastructure
Operating costs ... 73
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
  ... 843
Khalsa School Calgary
Supports for students ... 306
Lobbyists
Former MLAs or public servants, postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Reimbursement for loan transfers from Alberta Treasury Branches ... 458-59
Members' Statements (current session)
Provincial debt ... 182
Retrospective by the Member for Airdrie ... 854
Office of the Premier
Staff postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Oil - Prices
Budgetary implications ... 18, 73, 182
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Bethany Airdrie Care Centre funding ... 153-54
Calgary Regional Partnership ... 292-93
Provincial debt ... 17-18
Urgent health care services in Airdrie ... 680-81
Points of order (procedure)
Impact on speaking time ... 240
Points of order (current session)
Insulting language ... 245-46
Relevance ... 239, 240
Privilege (current session)
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (media and opposition caucus briefings on Bill 10) ... 299
Public service
Compensation, severance payments ... 459
Compensation, severance payments, cap on (proposed) ... 17, 74
Designated office-holders (category of staff), postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Political staff compensation, severance packages ... 459
Postemployment restrictions (cooling-off period) ... 458
Size ... 74
Reports presented by standing and special committees
Public Accounts Committee 2013 annual report ... 296
Respecting Property Rights Act (Bill 1)
Committee ... 169-70
Revenue
Nonrenewable natural resource revenue ... 74
Safe and Inclusive Schools Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 202)
Official Opposition proposed amendments ... 305
Safety Codes (Sustainable Structures) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 203)
Second reading ... 416
Savings Management Repeal Act (Bill 11)
Third reading ... 494
School districts
Autonomy ... 305, 339, 364-65
Schools
Inclusive activity groups ... 306, 339
Securities Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 167
Overview ... 167
South Saskatchewan regional plan (land-use framework)
Impact on Calgary and area regional planning ... 169
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 73-74
Standing Orders
SO 23(b)(i), relevance of debate, points of order ... 240
SO 23(j), abusive or insulting language, points of order ... 245-46
Taxation
Provincial strategy ... 73-74
Travel at public expense
Public disclosure of noncommercial travel ... 458
Whitecourt-Ste. Anne (constituency)
Member's private members' public bills ... 416
Anglin, Joe (Ind., Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre)
Act to Amend the Alberta Bill of Rights to Protect our Children, An (Bill 10)
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist) (Blakeman: defeated) ... 308
Committee ... 345
Committee, amendment A1 (gay-straight alliance request denied, school requirement to provide solution) (Anderson: defeated) ... 345
Bill sponsor's role ... 525
General remarks ... 251
Public response ... 357
Alberta Accountability Act (Bill 2)
Committee ... 513
Committee, amendment A9 (conflict-of-interest criteria) (Barnes: defeated) ... 513
Alberta Electric System Operator
Funding ... 847
Alberta Forest Products Association
Response to Bill 203 ... 410
Alberta Land Stewardship Act (Bill 36, 2009)
Landowner rights provisions ... 146
Member for Airdrie's remarks ... 278
Public response ... 145, 277
Review (proposed) ... 278
Alberta Utilities Commission
Hearings on regulated rates ... 126
AltaLink
Sale to Berkshire Hathaway ... 230
Sale to Berkshire Hathaway, member's statement on ... 334
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2015 (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 721-22
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2015 (Bill 17)
Second reading ... 617-18
Committee ... 660-62, 664-66
Committee, amendment A1 (Kananaskis Country Golf Course funding) (Anglin: defeated) ... 660-62, 664-65
Third reading ... 689
Auditor General's office
Funding ... 661
Bridges - Maintenance and repair
Provincial strategy ... 617
Budget documents
Financial reporting ... 43
By-elections
2014 elections ... 41
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Freedom from discrimination ... 357
Separate provincial rights within Charter ... 133
Capital plan
Project prioritization ... 617-18
Carbon Capture and Storage Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 24, 2010)
General remarks ... 146
Pore space ownership provisions ... 145, 278
Carbon offsetting
Approved agents ... 104
Audits ... 44
Greenhouse gas reverification ... 706
Greenhouse gas reverification, Auditor General's report ... 104
Offset reporting ... 104
Civil rights movements
General remarks ... 525-26
Climate change
Causes ... 706
Provincial framework development ... 42, 43-44
Coal mines and mining - Environmental aspects - Hinton
Obed Mountain tailings pond spill, Energy Regulator investigation ... 124
Obed Mountain tailings pond spill, wildlife death and rehabilitation statistics (Motion for a Return 5: defeated) ... 124
Cogeneration of electric power and heat - Fort McMurray
Infrastructure needs ... 278
Committee on Resource Stewardship, Standing
Review of hydroelectric power potential in northern Alberta ... 653
Constitution of Canada
Amendment re property rights provision (Motion Other than Government Motion 501: defeated) ... 132-33
Disaster recovery program
Eligibility criteria ... 585
Edmonton-Ellerslie (constituency)
Allegations against member, Speaker's ruling (referring to party matters), clarification ... 638
Education - Curricula
Student participation, parental rights re content on religion, patriotic activities, and human sexuality ... 308
Elections, provincial
Cost ... 721-22
Fixed election dates ... 721-22
Electric power
Market competition ... 252
Number of producers ... 246
Regulatory system ... 847-48
Regulatory system, point of order on debate ... 856-57
Renewable sources ... 654
Electric power - Prices
Cost to consumers ... 145
Regulated rate option for consumers ... 126, 252
Regulatory costs ... 397
Transmission costs ... 242
Electric power - Retail sales
Billing, information provided on ... 239-40
Deregulation of retail market ... 125-26
Standardized billing (proposed) ... 125-26
Electric power, coal produced
Phasing out (Motion Other than Government Motion 507) ... 653-54
Electric power lines - Construction
Approval process ... 240
Essential transmission infrastructure, Official Opposition members' position ... 277-78
Electric Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 50, 2009)
Implementation ... 145, 146
Public response ... 277
Support for bill ... 277-78
Electric Utilities (Transparency in Billing) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 201)
First reading ... 86
Second reading ... 125-26, 251-52
Second reading, point of order on debate ... 246
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 239-40, 242, 243
Committee ... 406, 407
Committee, amendment A1 (terminology change from "variable market rate" to "variable default rate" (Hale: defeated) ... 406
Committee, amendment A2 (commission time frame change from 6 to 8 months, replacement of term "regulated rate," definition of "customer") (Anglin: carried) ... 407
Third reading ... 408
Third reading, request for consent to proceed immediately (granted) ... 408
Energy industries - Environmental aspects
Provincial reputation ... 42
Environmental protection - Law and legislation
Enforcement ... 44
Faith-based schools
Gay-straight alliances in ... 308
Gay-straight alliances in Catholic schools ... 308
Fiscal policy
Provincial strategy ... 42, 43
Fisheries (Alberta) Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 13)
Second reading ... 670-71
Third reading ... 755-56
Fishery guardian provisions ... 855
Flood damage mitigation
Auditor General recommendations ... 617
Floodway relocation ... 584, 586
Funding from supplementary supply ... 584, 586
Provincial liability ... 584-85
Provincial strategy ... 43-44
Flood damage mitigation - Calgary
Springbank dry reservoir (room for the river project), funding from supplementary supply ... 618
Flood damage mitigation - Sundre
Berm construction ... 585
Funding from supplementary supply ... 586, 617
Flood plains
Mapping ... 43, 44
Flood plains - Sundre
Mapping, public meeting on ... 44
Forest products industry
Response to Bill 203 ... 410
Freehold lands
Flooding, landowner liability ... 584-85
Provincial strategy ... 277-78
Freehold lands - Law and legislation
Court interpretations ... 132-33
Gas - Royalties
Hedging (proposed) ... 397
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Discrimination against ... 308
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Alternatives, out-of-school clubs ... 358
General remarks ... 345
Girls - Violence against
Ministerial statement, responses ... 394
Government accountability
General remarks ... 42
Government aircraft
Sale of fleet ... 42
Government Organization Act
General remarks ... 44
Restricted development area provisions ... 145
Government policies
Development process ... 44
Key priorities ... 43
Greenhouse gas emissions
Health impacts ... 653-54
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Measuring and reporting ... 706
Hydroelectric power
Sources ... 653
Hydroelectric power - British Columbia
Import to Alberta (proposed) ... 653
Hydroelectric power - Manitoba
Import to Alberta (proposed) ... 653
Image consultants
Opposition members' use ... 43
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
  ... 810
Kananaskis Country Golf Course
Construction on flood plain ... 689
Flood damage, insurance on ... 664, 689
Flood recovery, funding from supplementary supply ... 617, 618, 660, 855
Land Assembly Project Area Act
Ministerial authority under act ... 278
Official Opposition members' position ... 278
Public response ... 43, 146, 277
Restricted development area provisions ... 145, 278
Scope of bill ... 145-46
Land-use framework
Implementation ... 146
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
28th Legislature, members' statements ... 855
Logging - Environmental aspects
Impact assessments ... 44
Market Surveillance Administrator
Report on electric power and gas residential retail markets ... 252, 408
Members' Statements (current session)
28th Legislature ... 855
AltaLink sale ... 334
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Gay-straight alliances in schools, responses ... 525-26
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Meeting at Sundre on flood plain mapping ... 44
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015 ... 584, 617, 618, 660
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015 debate ... 584, 585
Ministry of Infrastructure
Funding from supplementary supply ... 617
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015 ... 584, 586
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015 debate ... 584-86
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Funding from supplementary supply ... 617
Ministry of Seniors
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015 vote (transfer from capital vote of Municipal Affairs) ... 618
Motor vehicles - Registration and transfer
Licence plate changes (proposed) ... 42
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
General remarks ... 394
Official Opposition
Members' change in caucus affiliation ... 556, 855
Oil - Royalties
Hedging (proposed) ... 397
Oil sands development - Environmental aspects - Cold Lake
Bitumen leak at air weapons range ... 123
Bitumen leak at air weapons range, wildlife death and rehabilitation statistics (Motion for a Return 4: defeated) ... 123
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
AltaLink sale ... 230
Carbon offsetting ... 104
Changes in caucus affiliations ... 556
Electricity regulation ... 847
Energy policies ... 397
Greenhouse gas emission reduction ... 706
Parks, provincial
Flood recovery, funding from supplementary supply ... 584
Points of clarification (current session)
Speaker's rulling, questions on party matters ... 638
Points of order (current session)
Allegations against a member or members ... 856-57
Insulting language ... 246
Relevance ... 239-40, 242, 243
Privilege (current session)
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (Executive Council member remarks on Legislative Offices Committee decision) ... 568
Property Rights Advocate
Report recommendations ... 145, 146
Public Sector Services Continuation Repeal Act (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 828
Public utilities
Rate of return ... 397
Public utilities - Medicine Hat
Local ownership ... 252
Respecting Property Rights Act (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 145-46
Third reading ... 277-78
Purpose of bill ... 43, 44
Responsible Energy Development Act (Bill 2, 2012)
Landowner rights provisions ... 145
Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre (constituency)
Member's departure from Official Opposition caucus ... 42, 43
Member's personal and family history ... 824
Safe and Inclusive Schools Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 202)
General remarks ... 308, 345, 525
Safety Codes (Sustainable Structures) Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 203)
Second reading ... 410
Securities Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 168
Securities Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 15)
Third reading ... 753-54
Skin Cancer Prevention (Artificial Tanning) Act (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 824
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 41, 42-44
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 44
Standing Orders
SO 23(b)(i), relevance of debate, points of order ... 239-40
SO 23(j), abusive or insulting language, points of order ... 246
Suicide - Prevention
LGBTQ students ... 345
Supplementary supply estimates 2014-2015
Estimates debate ... 584-86
Transparency in government
General remarks ... 42-43, 123
Women - Violence against
Ministerial statement, responses ... 394

 

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