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Hansard Speaker Index
29th Legislature, 2nd Session (2016-2017)
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Jabbour, Deborah C. (Peace River, ND)
Aboriginal Consultation Levy Repeal Act (Bill 12)
Second reading ... 904-5
Third reading ... 1069
Aboriginal Veterans Day
Members' statements ... 1765
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 365
Clerk of the Assembly
Seventh Clerk, Speaker's statement ... 291
Curtis Marshall memorial skate park
Members' statements ... 1231
Economic development
Diversification ... 449-50
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1612-13, 1616
Penalties under act ... 1612-13
Provisions for appeal of administrative penalties ... 1616
Forest pests
Control and compliance measures ... 1613-14
Gasoline
Cost to consumers ... 339
Government policies
General remarks ... 706-7
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Introduction of Visitors (visiting dignitaries)
Family of new Clerk of the Assembly ... 291
Mr. Speaker's MLA for a Day participants ... 761
Little Bow (constituency)
Overview ... 203
Members' Statements (current session)
Aboriginal Veterans Day ... 1765
Curtis Marshall Memorial Skate Park ... 1231
Northern Alberta travel issues ... 339
Orange Shirt Day ... 1569-70
Peace River constituency events ... 871
Women's suffrage centennial ... 706-7
Northern Alberta
Travel issues, members' statements ... 339
Northern Alberta Fiddling and Jigging Championship
General remarks ... 871
Northern HEAT conference
General remarks ... 871
Off-road vehicles
Restrictions on use in areas at high risk of wildfire ... 1613
Orange Shirt Day
Members' statements ... 1569-70
Peace River (constituency)
Constituency events, members' statements ... 871
Member's personal and family history ... 203, 448-49
Overview ... 449-50
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act (Bill 206)
Second reading ... 1249
Roads
Northern Alberta roads ... 339
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 203
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 1668
United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
Implementation ... 904-5
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Services for evacuees ... 871
Services for first responders ... 871
Wildfire prevention and control
Education and awareness initiatives ... 1613
Fire bans ... 1613
Fire season designation ... 1612
Prairie wildfires ... 1613
Women
Right to vote in Alberta, centennial, Members' statements ... 706-7
Jansen, Sandra (Calgary-North West, PC to November 17, 2016; ND from November 17, 2016)
7 Cities on Housing and Homelessness
Conference 2016 ... 836
Act to End Predatory Lending, An (Bill 15)
Second reading ... 1065-67
Assisted dying
Regulation development (Government Motion 17: carried) ... 1391, 1396
Budget 2016-2017 debate
Debate participants (Government Motion 13), questions and comments ... 727
Bullying
Cyberbullying in schools, awareness and prevention initiatives (Motion Other than Government Motion 507: carried) ... 1258-60
Calgary homelessness
Members' statements ... 509
Carbon levy
Impact on education costs ... 800
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 800
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Committee ... 1436-37, 1440-41
Committee, amendment A4 (ministerial reporting) (Jansen: defeated) ... 1436-37, 1440-41
Third reading ... 1550, 1552
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1550, 1552
Daycare
Affordability ... 463
Spaces ... 463
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Provincial credit rating ... 727
Education finance
Funding for front-line workers ... 661-62
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
General remarks ... 109
Energy industries
Support for ... 1685
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
Stakeholder consultation on regulations ... 231-32, 746
Environmental monitoring
Environment and Parks ministry oversight ... 441-42
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender persons
Support for seniors ... 344
Support for seniors, members' statements ... 338-39
Gay-straight alliances in schools
School board policies, ministerial statement, responses ... 387
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Reduction strategies ... 1684
Health care finance
Allocation of funds ... 661
Funding for front-line workers ... 661-62
Homelessness
Fort McMurray wildfire impact ... 836
Grant programs ... 836
Members' statements ... 509
Service provider information sharing ... 836
Housing
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Interagency Council on Homelessness
General remarks ... 836
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 1464
Introduction of Visitors (visiting dignitaries)
Former MLA for Bonnyville-Cold Lake Genia Leskiw ... 653
Former MLA for Edmonton-Glenora Heather Klimchuk ... 653
Job creation
Grant/tax credit program ... 33
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Sitting hours ... 108
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Harassment of female members, members' statements ... 1928
Members' Statements (current session)
Fort McMurray and area wildfire relief ... 870-71
Harassment and women in politics ... 1928
Homelessness in Calgary ... 509
LGBTQ seniors ... 338-39
The right people ... 108-9
Ministerial Statements (current session)
School board policies on gay-straight alliances, responses ... 387
Women's suffrage centennial, responses ... 655
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Mandate ... 115
Ministry of Human Services
Associate minister of persons with disabilities proposed ... 881
Motions (procedure)
No. 17, medical assistance in dying (Payne: carried), time for debate ... 1391, 1396
Nonprofit organizations
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Office of the Premier
Communications staff ... 1211-12
Issues management unit ... 1149, 1211-12
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 33
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 1685
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1684-86
Exemption for new upgrading ... 1684-85
Opposition caucuses
Members' statements ... 108-9
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Preambles ... 593
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Bill 1 ... 115
Carbon levy ... 800
Child care supports ... 463
Environmental monitoring and reporting ... 441-42
Farm and ranch worker regulation consultation ... 231-32, 746
Government policies ... 33
Health care and education funding ... 661-62
Homelessness initiatives ... 836
LGBTQ seniors ... 344
PDD service delivery ... 566-67, 593, 881, 1379-80, 1568
PDD service wait times ... 960
PDD supports intensity scale assessments ... 1449-50, 1469-70
Premier's office communications staff ... 1211-12
Premier's office issues management unit ... 1149
School fees ... 1697
Persons with developmental disabilities program
Funding ... 1568
Human Services minister's meetings with stakeholders ... 593
Review ... 881, 1379-80
Service procurement process ... 566-67, 593, 1568
Service provider legal counsel ... 593
Stakeholder consultation ... 567
Supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment ... 1379-80, 1449-50, 1469-70
Wait-list ... 881, 960
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Purpose of bill ... 115
School fees (elementary and secondary)
Amounts collected ... 1697
Schools
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Small business
Support for ... 33
Tax rate ... 33
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Relief efforts, members' statements ... 870-71
Women
Right to vote in Alberta, centennial, ministerial statement, responses ... 655
Jean, Brian Michael, QC (Fort McMurray-Conklin, W)
Agriculture
Support for ... 510
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Relations with Health ministry ... 388-89, 438
Resignation letter of former CEO Vickie Kaminski ... 388-89, 438
Staff morale ... 721-22
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Applicant wait times ... 1766
Auditor General's report ... 1765-66
Balancing Pool
Provincial loans ... 2271
Budget 2016-2017 debate
Debate participants (Government Motion 13) ... 717-22
Calfrac Well Services Ltd.
Layoffs ... 270
Calgary (city)
Property tax ... 657, 1981, 2028
Capital plan
Dodge report recommendations ... 83
CapitalCare
Collective agreement with nurses ... 110
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1551, 1814, 1863, 1929-30, 2499, 2576-77
Economic impact ... 2271
Economic impact studies ... 1600, 1863-64, 2052, 2178
General remarks ... 339, 439, 459, 1650, 1814-15
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1232
Impact on business costs ... 460, 1562, 2027-28
Impact on charitable organization costs ... 1085
Impact on consumer prices ... 607, 657, 707, 719-21, 764, 793-94, 1053-54, 1085, 1210-11, 1551, 2402, 2498-99, 2576
Impact on education costs ... 1085-86
Impact on energy costs ... 1210, 1232, 1981
Impact on health care costs ... 1085-86
Impact on hospitality industry ... 1231-32
Impact on municipal costs ... 608
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 739-40, 793-94, 1551, 1981-82
Implementation ... 509, 2051-52
Members' statements ... 2399-2400
Rate ... 2252
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 607, 657, 720-21, 1982
Referendum proposed ... 1863, 2402
Revenue utilization ... 1982
Charter schools
New school approval ... 2106-7
Chief Medical Examiner
Autopsy report on aboriginal child who died in kinship care ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 2497-98
Autopsy reports, timeline on ... 2029
Child and Youth Advocate's office investigations/inquiries
Advocate's access to information ... 1982, 2028
Death of aboriginal child in kinship care ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 1886-87, 1930, 2476
Child protective services
Death review ministerial panel ... 2477
Deaths of children in care, autopsy reports ... 1930, 2028-29, 2253
Deaths of children in care, criminal investigations ... 1930, 1982, 2028-29
Publicly available information ... 1982
Review by all-party committee proposed ... 2253, 2270, 2332
Richter report recommendations ... 2498, 2577
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1210-11
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Third reading ... 1550-52
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1550-52
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Advertising ... 1649-50
Economic impact, reports on ... 1562
General remarks ... 912
Impact on pipeline support ... 1086, 2178-79
Corporate taxation
Tax rate ... 459, 2051
Corporations
Red tape reduction ... 2028
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 172, 228
Support for ... 29, 510
Court case management system
General remarks ... 911-12
Court of Queen's Bench
Number of judges ... 911
Courts, provincial
Wait times ... 911-12, 1601
Wait times, sexual assault cases ... 957
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt-servicing costs ... 717, 720
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 719-20
Provincial credit rating ... 718, 720, 764, 2051
Diesel fuel
Marked fuel exemption from carbon levy ... 608
Drugs, prescription
Short-term exceptional drug therapy program ... 1650, 2270-71
Economic development
Corporations' letter to Premier on ... 109-10
Investment attraction ... 2402-3
Economy of Alberta
Current fiscal position ... 2051
Education
Parental choice ... 2106-7
Education property tax
General remarks ... 656-57
Elections, provincial
British Columbia election, Albertans' participation in ... 2403
Electric power
Capacity market system ... 2028
Import from British Columbia ... 1766, 1814-15
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs) ... 84, 271, 294, 1562-63, 1599-1600, 1864-65, 1981, 2028, 2052, 2252
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs), provincial lawsuit ... 1563, 1651, 1814-15, 2576
Electric power line construction
Alberta-British Columbia lines ... 1766, 1864
Funding ... 1815
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 84, 271, 294, 459, 721, 912, 1562, 1718, 1815, 1929, 2027-28, 2052
Coal-fired facilities retirement, coal facilitator's report ... 1929
Coal-fired facilities retirement, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 2106
Coal-fired facilities retirement, transition payment to power companies ... 2252
Electric power prices
Forecasts ... 2252
Energy industries
Capital investment ... 2576
Competitiveness ... 1929-30, 2402-3
Environmental protection, public perception ... 509
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 862-63
Medicine Hat job losses ... 270
Support for ... 29, 293-94, 340, 437-39, 459-60, 509-10
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
Stakeholder working groups ... 1086-87
Enmax Corporation
Dividends to shareholders ... 1981, 2028
Family and community support services
Funding ... 740
Fentanyl use
Naloxone kit availability ... 794
Reduction strategies ... 764-65, 794
Fiscal policy
General remarks ... 270, 293
Government spending ... 30-31, 560, 2051
Government spending per capita ... 718
Gas industry
Support for ... 912
Gasoline
Marked fuel exemption from carbon levy ... 608
Prices, impact of carbon levy ... 657
Gay-straight alliances in schools
School board policies, ministerial statement, responses ... 387
Government of Canada
Equalization and transfer payments ... 2105-6, 2576
Equalization and transfer payments, evaluation reports (Motion Other than Government Motion 509: defeated) ... 2069-70, 2075
Government policies
General remarks ... 1562, 2576-77
Impact on employment ... 1717-18
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Oil sands emissions cap ... 2177
Greenhouses
Support for ... 460
Health care
Rural services, funding for ... 110-11
Home-schooling
Funding ... 1564
Trinity Christian School Association loss of accreditation ... 1563-64
Hospitality industry
Employment opportunities ... 1562
Support for ... 1231-32
Income tax, provincial
Tax rate ... 2051
International trade
Trade agreements with United States ... 1813-14
Interprovincial/territorial trade
Trade agreements ... 339
Job creation
Grant/tax credit program ... 83, 460, 717
Programs ... 29, 83-84, 270, 719-20, 793
Judges
Compensation ... 110
New positions ... 1601
Justice system administration
Delays ... 1601
Kinship care
Death of aboriginal child ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 2577
Death of aboriginal child ("Marie"/Serenity), criminal investigation ... 2475-77, 2497-98
Deaths of children in care, Chief Medical Examiner's reports ... 1886
Oversight of caregivers ... 1886-87
Leap Manifesto (federal New Democratic Party document)
General remarks ... 459-60, 509-10
Livestock industry
Support for ... 510
Long-term care facilities (nursing homes/auxiliary hospitals)
Sundre facilities ... 110-11
Meals on Wheels
Funding ... 740
Medical laboratories
Service contracts ... 438
Members' Statements (current session)
Carbon levy ... 2399-2400
Minimum wage
Increase ... 739, 1231-32, 1562
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Former Premier the hon. Donald Ross Getty, responses ... 27
Former Premier the hon. Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC, responses ... 1885
School board policies on gay-straight alliances, responses ... 387
Violence against women and girls, responses ... 2026
Ministry of Human Services
Minister's response to deaths of children in care ... 2253, 2577
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Injecting a Sense of Urgency (report) ... 957
Minister's response to deaths of children in care ... 2253
New Democratic Party, federal
Energy policies ... 437
New West Partnership
Addition of provinces proposed ... 339
Alberta's role ... 460
Nonprofit organizations
Support for ... 739-40
Office of the Premier
Former Premier Donald Ross Getty, memorial tribute, ministerial statement, responses ... 27
Former Premier Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC, ministerial statement, responses ... 1885
Premier's attendance at Ontario ND fundraiser ... 29
Official Opposition
10-point budget plan ... 717-18
Job-creation plan ... 171-72, 227-28
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 438-39
Oil sands advisory group
Membership ... 2177
Ontario
5 per cent lifetime carbon reduction on gasoline ... 912
Climate change strategy ... 912
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
AISH administration ... 1765-66
Alberta Health Services ... 388-89
Alberta Health Services decision-making ... 438
Carbon levy ... 509, 607-8, 657, 1085-86, 1863-64, 1981-82, 2051-52, 2178-79, 2498-99, 2576-77
Carbon levy advertising ... 1649-50
Carbon levy and energy costs ... 1210, 1232
Carbon levy and nonprofit organizations ... 739-40
Carbon levy cost to Albertans ... 1210-11
Carbon levy economic impact ... 1600
Carbon levy rate ... 2252
Child protective services review ... 2270, 2332
Coal-fired electric power plant retirement ... 271, 1929
Deaths of children in care ... 2253
Deaths of children in kinship care ... 1886-87
Electric power supply ... 1766
Electric power system ... 1814-15, 2028, 2252
Electricity costs ... 2271
Electricity power purchase arrangement lawsuit ... 1651
Electricity power purchase arrangements ... 1562-63, 1599-1600, 1864-65, 1981
Energy industry competitiveness ... 1929-30
Energy policies ... 84, 293-94, 340, 437-39, 459-60, 912, 1814, 1864, 2052, 2106
Farm and ranch worker legislation consultation ... 1086-87
Federal equalization and transfer payments ... 2105-6
Fentanyl use ... 794
Fentanyl use prevention ... 764-65
Fort McMurray and area firefighting resources ... 956
Fort McMurray residents' housing concerns ... 862
Government policies ... 29, 109-10, 270, 460, 509-10, 793-94, 1562, 2027-28, 2402-3, 2575-76
Government spending ... 30-31, 560
Home-schooling ... 1563-64
Interprovincial trade ... 339
Investigation of death of child in kinship care ... 2475-77, 2497-98
Investigations of deaths ... 2028-29
Investigations of deaths of children in care ... 1930, 1982
Job creation ... 83-84, 171-72, 227-28
Job creation and retention ... 1717-18
Justice services for sexual assault victims ... 957
Justice system delays ... 911-12, 1601
Minimum wage ... 739
Oil and gas transportation to the west coast ... 1718, 2178
Oil tanker transportation on the west coast ... 228, 271
Parental choice in education ... 2106-7
PDD bathing safety standards ... 559
Pipeline construction ... 30, 172, 2177-78
Prescription drug coverage for rare diseases ... 1650, 2270-71
Property taxes ... 656-57
Protection of children in care ... 2577
Provincial fiscal policies ... 707-8, 764, 2051
Public service compensation ... 110
Restaurant industry support ... 1231-32
Rural health care ... 110-11
Student assessment ... 1718-19, 2331-32
Support for wildfire evacuees and Fort McMurray economic recovery ... 862-63
Tax policies ... 608-9, 1053-54
Trade with the United States ... 1813-14
W-18 use ... 740
Wildfire control and recovery ... 912-13
Wildfire management ... 708, 794-95
Persons with developmental disabilities
Safety standards for bathing ... 559
Pipeline construction
Approval process ... 30, 172
Enbridge line 3 replacement project approval ... 2177
Enbridge Northern Gateway project ... 30, 294, 340, 2178
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 437-38, 509, 1718, 1766
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project ... 1086
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project approval ... 2177
Premier's advocacy for ... 438
Support for ... 459-60
TransCanada Keystone XL project ... 1814, 1864
Poverty
Reduction strategies ... 2577
Public service
Compensation ... 718
Contract agreements ... 110
Contract negotiations ... 438
Front-line services ... 30-31
Hiring freeze proposed ... 560, 718-19, 721-22
Wage freeze ... 560
Schoolchildren's transportation
Fees ... 608
Sexual assault
Justice service wait times ... 957
Small business
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 913
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 172, 228
Tax rate ... 720
Specified gas emitters regulation (Alberta Regulation 139/2007)
General remarks ... 294
Student testing (elementary and secondary)
OECD PISA (program for international student assessment) results, mathematics ... 2331-32
Provincial achievement tests (PATs) ... 1718-19
Standardized testing ... 2331-32
Tankers
Access to northern British Columbia ports ... 172, 228, 271, 294, 340, 438, 1718, 2178
Taxation
Provincial sales tax ... 608-9, 708
Tax rate ... 707-8, 720, 764, 1053-54, 1562
TransCanada Energy
Power purchase arrangement ... 84
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 1661
Unemployment
General remarks ... 2575-76
Job losses ... 1717-18
Violence against women
Ministerial statement, responses ... 2026
W-18 use
Reduction strategies ... 740
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Firefighting resources ... 956
First responder entering of properties ... 862
First responders ... 862
General remarks ... 794-95
Recovery program, economic recovery ... 913
Resident return plan ... 862, 913, 956
Services for evacuees ... 862
Services for evacuees, emergency debit cards ... 862
Wildfire, Little Smoky (2016)
Mandatory evacuation order ... 912
Wildfire prevention and control
Firefighting contracts ... 708, 794-95
Funding ... 708, 717
Workers' Compensation Board
Accumulated surplus ... 718

 

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