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Hansard Speaker Index
29th Legislature, 2nd Session (2016-2017)
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Carlier, Oneil (Whitecourt-Ste. Anne, ND; Minister of Agriculture and Forestry)
Aboriginal consultation
Forest management ... 1235
Agricultural programs
Energy efficiency programs ... 1889, 1936
Agriculture
2016 harvest ... 1566
Environmentally sustainable practices ... 1889, 2409
Federal-provincial-territorial meetings ... 1092-93
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
Crop insurance program ... 1566
Dismissal of board members ... 2403
Insurance programs ... 177
Insurance programs, inspector safety standards ... 768
Risk management programs ... 1092
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Lawsuits with AHS named as defendant as of March 31, 2011 (Motion for a Return 24: defeated) ... 2065
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
Third reading, points of order on debate ... 253
Beef
Certification programs ... 797, 963
Earls Restaurants sourcing ... 797
Beef industry
Support for ... 2255
Bioenergy credit program
Review ... 2483
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Impact on beef industry ... 566
Surveillance system ... 565-66
Budget process
Supplementary supply use ... 798
Canola
Disease management ... 513-14
Carbon levy
Exemption for marked gas and diesel fuel ... 1889
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1889, 1935-36, 2275-76, 2408
Impact on greenhouse gas emissions ... 2483
Implementation, point of order on debate ... 519
Caribou
Habitat protection, impact on forest industries ... 2056
Chronic wasting disease
Management strategies ... 2478
Climate change
Impact on agriculture ... 2409
Climate leadership plan, provincial
General remarks ... 323
Plan development ... 323
Drought
Assistance to farmers and ranchers ... 177
Economic development
Diversification ... 323
Investment attraction, points of order on debate ... 2410-11
Education
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously), amendment (Luff: withdrawn by unanimous consent), point of order on debate ... 632
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 122, 127
Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 7)
Second reading ... 684
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement, points of order on debate ... 1386
Emergency management
Funding ... 798
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary, documents related to decision-making on (Motion for a Return 23: carried as amended) ... 2063
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary, documents related to decision-making on (Motion for a Return 23: carried as amended), amendment to exclude documents constituting confidential advice to the minister, motion on (Carlier/Hoffman: carried) ... 2063
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
Communications with farm owners and ranchers ... 461
Regulation development ... 1566
Stakeholder committee on ... 113
Stakeholder consultation on regulations ... 113, 231-32, 296-97, 746, 959
Stakeholder working groups ... 1216
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated), points of order on debate ... 2460-61
Fair Trading Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 684
Third reading ... 903, 904
Farm animals
Wildfire-affected animal rescue ... 817
Farm produce
Market development ... 276
Market development, Asia ... 1893
Farm produce transportation
Rail transportation capacity ... 1092
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 674
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
First reading ... 1571-72
Second reading ... 1609
Third reading ... 1849, 1921-22
Delegation of authority under act ... 1922
Forest industries
Clear-cutting practices ... 1234-35
Competitiveness ... 2056
Environmental initiatives ... 2483
General remarks ... 324
Wildfire recovery ... 867-68
Forest products
Market development, China ... 1893
Market development, South Korea ... 1893
Softwood lumber agreement with the United States ... 1092, 1235, 2054, 2056
Fuel tax
Farm fuel exemption (purple gas) ... 1935-36
Greenhouses
Support for ... 2408
Growing Forward 2 (federal-provincial-territorial program)
Environmental stewardship programs ... 1092-93, 1889
Health care finance
Executive compensation, sick leave, point of order on debate ... 667
Hog diseases
Porcine epidemic diarrhea ... 837-38
International trade
Agriculture and Forestry minister's trade mission to China and South Korea ... 1566, 1893
Trade agreements with China ... 1893
Trade agreements with South Korea ... 1893
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 157, 605, 653, 737, 791, 1141, 2103, 2175
Irrigation
General remarks ... 324
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Language creating disorder, point of order on ... 127
Parliamentary language, points of order ... 1386
Livestock
Wildfire-affected animal rescue ... 817
Meat
United States mandatory country of origin labelling ... 464-65
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Reference to absence from Assembly, points of order on ... 674
Motions (procedure)
Amendments, point of order on debate ... 632
National Bee Diagnostic Centre
Support for ... 277
Off-road vehicles
Restrictions on use in areas at high risk of wildfire ... 1922
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Purpose of Oral Question Period ... 2411-12
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Agricultural and forest products exports ... 276
Agricultural environmental programs ... 1889
Agricultural policies ... 1092-93
Agriculture assistance for drought recovery ... 177
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Board ... 2403
Alberta beef ... 797
Beef marketing ... 963
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy ... 565-66
Bovine tuberculosis ... 2112, 2254-55
Canola diseases ... 513-14
Carbon levy and agricultural costs ... 1935-36, 2275-76, 2408
Chronic wasting disease ... 2478
Climate change and agriculture ... 2409
Emergency management funding ... 798
Farm and ranch worker legislation and WCB review ... 296-97
Farm and ranch worker legislation communications ... 461-62
Farm and ranch worker regulation consultation ... 113, 231, 746, 959
Farm and ranch worker regulation working groups ... 1216
Farm inspector safety standards ... 768-69
Forest industries and the environment ... 2483
Forest industry issues ... 1234-35, 2056
Mandatory country of origin labelling for lamb ... 464-65
National Bee Diagnostic Centre ... 277
Porcine epidemic diarrhea ... 837-38
Resource industry policies ... 867-68
Softwood lumber agreement with United States ... 1092
Softwood lumber export to the United States ... 2054
Support for agriculture ... 1566
Trade mission to China and South Korea ... 1893
Wildfire-affected animals ... 817
Wildfire control and support for recovery ... 866
Wildfire management ... 770
Wildfire prevention and control ... 834
Wildfire season ... 659
Wildfire season preparation ... 346
Petrochemicals diversification program
Projects funded, points of order on debate ... 2411-12
Points of order (current session)
Admissibility of amendments ... 632
Allegations against a member or members ... 253
Anticipation ... 519
Factual accuracy ... 519, 2410-11
Imputing motives ... 2083
Language creating disorder ... 127
Oral questions ... 2411-12
Parliamentary language ... 1386
Referring to the absence of a member or members ... 674
Reflections on nonmembers ... 667
Relevance ... 112, 253
Repetition ... 2460-61
Property Rights Advocate
Annual report 2015 review by Resource Stewardship Committee, committee may meet when Assembly adjourned or prorogued (Government Motion 25: carried) ... 1915
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2083
Rural development
General remarks ... 277
Securities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 6)
Second reading ... 527
Seniors' benefit program
Home adaptation program, point of order on debate ... 519
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 323-24
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 323-24
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 324
Sugar beets
Cultivated acreage ... 324
Summer villages
General remarks ... 324
Tuberculosis management (livestock industries)
Quarantine of herds ... 2254-55
Support for ranchers ... 2112
Water supply
General remarks ... 324
Whitecourt-Ste. Anne (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 323-24
Overview ... 323
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Emergency management, review of ... 834
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire season designation ... 1922
Firefighting capacity ... 866
Firefighting contracts ... 798, 834
Flat Top Complex report recommendations ... 798
Funding ... 659, 798
Land outside forest protection area ... 659
Spring preparation ... 346, 659, 770
Wood charter
Charter development ... 2054
Carson, Jonathon (Edmonton-Meadowlark, ND)
Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act
Repeal ... 190
Affordable housing
Access ... 613-14
Federal funding ... 614
Government-owned properties, condition of ... 613-14
Alberta AdaptAbilities Association
Members' statements ... 606
Annunciation Catholic church, Edmonton
Members' statements ... 2260
Economic development
Diversification ... 191
Edmonton (city)
Volunteers, Fort McMurray and area wildfire relief efforts ... 920-21
Edmonton-Meadowlark (constituency)
Constituent communications ... 192
Member's personal and family history ... 190-91, 193
Overview ... 190-91
Education finance
Funding ... 191
Funding for aboriginal students ... 151
Funding for English language learners ... 151
Energy conservation
Efficiency programs ... 2334
Energy industries
Environmental protection, public perception ... 192
Market access ... 191
Fair Trading (Motor Vehicle Repair Pricing Protection for Consumers) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 203)
First reading ... 280
Second reading ... 473-74
Stakeholder consultation ... 473-74
Income support program
Access to services ... 192
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
125th anniversary, members' statements ... 1693
International Women's Day
General remarks ... 190
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Members' Statements (current session)
AdaptAbilities ... 606
Annunciation Catholic church in Edmonton ... 2260
Edmontonian support for wildfire evacuees ... 920-21
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 125th anniversary ... 1693
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton ... 227
Ministry of Education
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 151
Nonprofit organizations
Funding ... 191
Northland school division No. 61
Board reinstatement ... 151
Crossministry collaboration ... 151
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Affordable housing ... 613-14
Energy efficiency programs ... 2334
Fort McMurray disaster relief and recovery ... 885
Fort McMurray economic recovery ... 1381-82
Physician services agreement ... 2030-31
Payday loan companies
Oversight ... 192
Physicians
Services agreement ... 2030-31
Public transit
General remarks ... 191
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Transition to ... 1841
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 1837-38, 1841-42
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1841-42
Committee ... 2146, 2555
Committee, amendment A4 (annual report contents) (Rodney/Fraser: defeated) ... 2146
Committee, amendment A11 (impact assessment of renewable targets) (Panda: defeated) ... 2555
Stakeholder consultation ... 1841
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 497-98
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton
Members' statements ... 227
Small business
Fort McMurray support centre ... 1382
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 190-92
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 190-92
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 192-93
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 151
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Recovery program, economic recovery ... 1381-82
Recovery program, local business participation ... 1381-82
Resident return plan ... 885
Services for evacuees ... 885
Volunteers, members' statements ... 920-21
Volunteers, relief efforts ... 920-21
Ceci, Joe (Calgary-Fort, ND; Minister of Treasury Board and Finance)
Affordable housing
Funding ... 602
Affordable supportive living initiative
Funding ... 157, 244
Funding from supplementary supply ... 259
Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 31)
First reading ... 1822
Second reading ... 1960, 1966
Committee ... 1966-67, 1970
Third reading ... 2007
Appeal board provisions ... 1966-67
Written responses to questions ... 1966
Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator
Funding ... 603
Alberta centennial education savings plan
Program closure ... 672
Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Provincial Operations Centre ... 1920-21
Alberta Enterprise Corporation
Funding ... 602-3
Alberta Innovates
Funding ... 61
Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Board of directors ... 2409
Investment strategy ... 233, 602
Alberta Party opposition
Alternative budget ... 610
Alberta Securities Commission
Board of directors ... 2409
Anthony Henday Drive
Funding ... 602
Apprenticeship training
Funding for training and work experience completion ... 601
Appropriation Act, 2016 (Bill 17)
First reading ... 950
Second reading ... 995-96
Third reading ... 1096
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
First reading ... 96
Second reading ... 159, 162, 164, 167
Committee ... 239
Third reading ... 251
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 3)
First reading ... 156
Second reading ... 157
Committee ... 244
Third reading ... 259
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2016 (No. 2) (Bill 37)
First reading ... 2295
Second reading ... 2363
Committee ... 2431
Third reading ... 2490
ATB Financial
Loans to small and medium-sized businesses ... 602
Balancing Pool
Provincial loans ... 2273
Brewing industry
Craft breweries ... 1602
Small breweries development grant ... 1602
Tariff on imported beer ... 1867-68
Bridges
Peace River bridge twinning, funding for ... 602
Budget 2015-2016
Fiscal update, third quarter ... 9, 167
Government spending at year-end ... 154
Undeployed capital ... 70
Budget 2016-2017
General remarks ... 611, 613, 658, 795
Operating budget ... 601
Budget 2016-2017 Address
Address presented (Government Motion 13) ... 600-603
Budget process
Balanced/deficit budgets ... 601, 711
Interim supply use ... 61, 93, 239, 251
Supplementary supply use ... 141
Calgary (city)
Education property tax ... 1380-81
Calgary cancer centre
Funding ... 602
Calgary Zoo
Funding ... 602
Capital projects
Funding ... 139-40, 601-2
Job creation ... 613, 995
Carbon levy
Forecast impact on carbon emissions ... 609
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 800
Impact on postsecondary education costs ... 1934
Impact on seniors' costs ... 797
Implementation in Lloydminster ... 2581
Rate ... 602, 2273, 2333
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 602, 797
Revenue utilization ... 151, 602, 1934, 2273
Revenue utilization, publicly available information on ... 2030
Child benefit program
Funding ... 601
Child benefit program, national
General remarks ... 601
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Plan development ... 602
Continuing care
Funding ... 602
Corporate taxation
Capital investment tax credit ... 995
Tax rate ... 148, 2107
Corporations
Bankruptcies and departures ... 2112-13
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 32
Courts, provincial
Self-represented litigants, government studies or briefing notes, January 1, 2012, to February 29, 2016 (Motion for a Return 25: defeated) ... 2281
Credit Union Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 32)
First reading ... 1990
Second reading ... 2203, 2207-8
Committee ... 2295-96
Committee, amendment A1 (credit union authority to recover reasonable costs) (Ceci: carried) ... 2295-96
Third reading ... 2515
Daycare
Spaces ... 463
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Borrowing during economic downturn (countercyclical spending) ... 601-2, 1284
Borrowing for operational expenses ... 70
Borrowing limit ... 660, 711
Debt-servicing costs ... 611
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 601, 610-11, 613, 672, 951
Provincial credit rating ... 148, 150-51, 610, 613, 766, 1056, 1058, 1080, 1284
Provincial debt repayment ... 2107, 2179
Provincial deficit ... 154, 600, 1010
Disaster recovery program
Funding from supplementary supply ... 157, 259
Drugs, prescription
Costs ... 601
Economic development
Diversification ... 148, 601-3, 1058
Economy of Alberta
Current fiscal position ... 2055, 2107, 2112-13
Education finance
Funding ... 59, 244, 601
Funding for front-line workers ... 662
Education property tax
Tax rate ... 1380-81
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement, transition payment to power companies ... 2053
Emergency management
Funding ... 864
Employment insurance program (federal)
Eligibility criteria ... 601
Employment training
Funding ... 601
Training for work program ... 601
Energy industries
Diversification ... 602
Market development ... 602
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
Correspondence from Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour ministry to Agriculture and Forestry ministry (Motion for a Return 29: defeated) ... 2283
Draft document (three-column document) (Motion for a Return 28: defeated) ... 2282
Estimates of supply (government expenditures)
Main and Legislative Assembly Office estimates 2016-2017 transmitted ... 600
Executive Council
Ministerial compensation ... 600
Financial Administration Act
Section 42.1, tabling of loans in the Assembly ... 672
Financial services industry
Financial adviser and planner qualifications ... 2034
Financial advisers' commission-based fee structure ... 2034
Fire 'n' Wheels
AGLC raffle licence ... 1770
Fiscal Planning and Transparency Act
Tablings under act ... 9
Fiscal policy
Cash management ... 343
Consolidated fiscal plan update tabled ... 9
Government spending ... 68, 297, 611, 613, 660, 711, 913, 1381, 2107, 2179-80
Government spending, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 610, 2055
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
First reading ... 599
Second reading ... 672-73
Committee ... 951, 1080, 1109-10
Committee, amendment A2 (Executive Council salary penalty if debt-to-GDP ratio exceeds 15 per cent) (Fildebrandt: defeated) ... 1080
Committee, amendment A3 (borrowing for operational expenses) (McIver: defeated) ... 1109-10
Third reading ... 1124, 1284
Flood damage mitigation
Funding ... 602
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Third reading ... 1921
Fort Edmonton Park
Funding ... 602
Fuel tax
Revenue utilization ... 1934
General revenue fund
Transfers from lottery fund ... 70, 239
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Dissolution ... 1966, 1970
Management compensation ... 600, 996
Restructuring ... 600, 996
Review ... 1966-67
Staff compensation review ... 600
Vacant positions ... 1700-1701, 2409
Government departments
Staff compensation funding ... 600
Supplies funding ... 600
Government House Foundation
Dissolution ... 1960, 1966
Government of Canada
Equalization and transfer payments ... 1604
Equalization and transfer payments, evaluation reports (Motion Other than Government Motion 509: defeated) ... 2070-71
Government policies
Impact on employment ... 2581
Health care finance
Funding ... 601
Funding for front-line workers ... 662
Health facilities construction
Funding ... 602
Health facilities maintenance and repair
Funding ... 602
High River (town)
Flood damage mitigation funding ... 244
Highway 2
Gaetz Avenue interchange, funding for ... 602
Horse Racing Alberta
Funding ... 141, 167
Income tax, provincial
Increase ... 148
Tax rate ... 2107
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 59, 67-68, 70, 93
Estimates transmitted and tabled ... 9-10
International trade
Investment attraction ... 835
Market development ... 835
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 1061, 1980, 2267, 2495
Introduction of Visitors (visiting dignitaries)
Toronto city councillor Joe Mihevc ... 491
Job creation
Key pillars in budget (supporting families and communities, investing in infrastructure, diversifying energy industry and markets, supporting business) ... 601-3
Programs ... 600, 709, 835
Legal aid
Government studies and briefing notes, January 1, 2012, to February 29, 2016 (Motion for a Return 25: defeated) ... 2281
Legislative Assembly Office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 ... 239
Main estimates 2016-2017 transmitted to the Assembly and tabled ... 600
Legislative offices
Main estimates 2016-2017 transmitted to the Assembly and tabled ... 600
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Main and Legislative Assembly Office estimates 2016-2017 transmitted ... 600
Long-term care facilities (nursing homes/auxiliary hospitals)
New beds ... 602
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Compensation ... 600, 996
Mental health services
Community-based service ... 601
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 61
Ministry of Education
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 157, 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-40
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Capital investment transfer to expenses ... 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016, capital investment transfer to expense ... 139-40
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-40
Ministry of Labour
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-40
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 157, 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-40
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 157, 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-40
Ministry of Status of Women
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 67
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 ... 164
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 70, 93
Minister's responses in Oral Question Period ... 2582
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 167, 244, 259
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 139-41, 148, 150-51, 154
Transfers from lottery fund ... 70
Moody's Investors Service
Treasury Board and Finance minister's meeting with ... 766
Municipal finance
Funding ... 93
Municipal sustainability initiative
Funding ... 602, 995
Nonprofit organizations
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Nonrenewable natural resource revenue
Allocation to debt repayment proposed ... 2254
Office of the Premier
Premier's televised address ... 601
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 61, 70, 139, 141, 600-601, 603, 672, 711, 1010
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Responses to questions ... 2582
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
AIMCo investments ... 233
Beer tax ... 1867-68
Budget 2016 ... 610-11, 613, 658, 709, 795
Carbon levy ... 609, 800, 1148, 2333
Carbon levy and seniors ... 797
Carbon levy and vulnerable Albertans ... 913
Carbon levy in Lloydminster ... 2581
Child care supports ... 463
Craft breweries ... 1602
Education property tax in Calgary ... 1380-81
Federal equalization payments ... 1604
Financial services industry regulations ... 2034
Fire 'n' Wheels raffle licence ... 1770
Fuel tax and carbon levy revenue utilization ... 1934
Government agencies, boards, and commissions ... 1700-1701, 2409
Government policies ... 766, 2581
Government policy development ... 2030
Government spending ... 297, 660, 2180
Health care and education funding ... 662
Homelessness initiatives ... 565
Job creation ... 299, 835
Job creation and retention ... 831
Oral Question Period questions and responses ... 2582
Provincial borrowing ... 2273
Provincial cash management ... 343
Provincial credit rating ... 1056
Provincial debt ... 611
Provincial debt repayment ... 2179
Provincial fiscal deficit ... 1010, 2055
Provincial fiscal deficit and coal phase-out costs ... 2053
Provincial fiscal policies ... 711, 1058, 2107, 2112-13, 2254
Small-business assistance ... 31-32, 2033
Support for wildfire evacuees and Fort McMurray economic recovery ... 864
Tax policies ... 608-9
Petrochemicals diversification program
Funding ... 140, 602-3
General remarks ... 995
Physicians
Compensation ... 601
Pipeline construction
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 602
Postsecondary educational institutions
Operational funding ... 601
Property tax
Seniors' property tax deferral program ... 672
Public service
Compensation ... 600, 831
Management compensation ... 600
Political staff compensation ... 600, 996
Size of ... 611
Wage freeze ... 68
Public transit
Funding ... 602
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act (Bill 19)
First reading ... 1011
Second reading ... 1135
Committee ... 1171
Third reading ... 1173
Executive compensation framework provisions ... 1171
Regional economic development
Funding ... 603, 995
Revenue
Tax revenue ... 1148
Ring road, Calgary
Funding ... 602
Road construction
Funding ... 602
Red Deer roads, funding for ... 602
Road maintenance and repair
Funding ... 1934
School construction
Funding ... 602
Schools
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Securities Act
Harmonization with other provinces ... 520
Securities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 6)
First reading ... 447
Second reading ... 519-20
Third reading ... 583
Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
Dissolution ... 1960-61, 1966
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Program administration ... 672
Small business
Business incubators ... 995
Business incubators, funding for ... 603
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 32
Support for ... 31-32, 299, 658, 2033
Tax rate ... 31, 2033
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 139-41, 150-51, 154
Estimates transmitted and tabled ... 9
Supplementary supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 2293
Taxation
Alberta investor tax credit ... 603, 995
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 601
Provincial sales tax ... 608-9, 1058
Teachers
New hires ... 139
Tourism
Market development ... 602
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Rates ... 601
United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
Implementation ... 602
University of Lethbridge
Destination project, funding for ... 602
Water/waste-water management
Capital funding ... 602
Wild Rose Foundation
Dissolution ... 1960, 1966
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Emergency management, review of ... 1921
Services for evacuees ... 863-64
Chair of Committees (Jabbour, Deborah C.)
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
Committee ... 249
Auditor General's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Chair's rulings
Relevance ... 2459-60
Chief Electoral Officer's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Child and Youth Advocate's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Committee of the Whole Assembly
Members' standing during ... 1970
Estimates of supply (government expenditures)
Estimates debate procedure ... 59, 139
Main and Legislative Assembly Office estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ethics Commissioner's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee, amendment A2 (donation reporting threshold) (Nixon: defeated), points of order on debate ... 2424
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated), chair's ruling (relevance) ... 2459-60
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated), points of order on debate ... 2461
Information and Privacy Commissioner's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates vote ... 94-96
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Committee, amendment A2 (tax credit program registration criteria) (Gotfried: carried) ... 2171
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Parliamentary language ... 1699
Legislative Assembly Office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Reference by name in the Assembly ... 2196
Ministry of Advanced Education
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94-95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Education
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Ministry of Energy
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Executive Council
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Health
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Human Services
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Infrastructure
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Ministry of Labour
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 95
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Ministry of Service Alberta
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 96
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Status of Women
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 96
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Transportation
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 96
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 96
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 vote ... 155
Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 23)
Committee ... 1478
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Committee, amendment A1 (annual reporting) (Fraser: defeated), points of order on debate ... 2122-24
Committee, amendment A2 ( cap on upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated), point of order on debate ... 2238
Ombudsman's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Points of order (current session)
Language creating disorder ... 2238
Parliamentary language ... 2424
Referring to a nonmember ... 2124
Relevance ... 2122-23
Repetition ... 2461
Public Interest Commissioner's office
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 94
Main estimates 2016-2017 vote ... 949
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates vote ... 155
Supplementary supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate procedure ... 2293
Estimates vote ... 2295
Table officers
Introductions ... 139
Clark, Greg (Calgary-Elbow, AP)
Act to End Predatory Lending, An (Bill 15)
Second reading ... 1064-65
Third reading ... 1172
Act to Enhance Off-highway Vehicle Safety, An (Bill 36)
Third reading ... 2345
Act to Ensure Independent Environmental Monitoring, An (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1129-30, 1133
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1133
Committee ... 1191-94
Committee, amendment A1 (chief scientist and science advisory panel appointments) (Clark: defeated) ... 1193-94
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 363-64
Commissioner's authority ... 363-64
Provisions not addressing Supreme Court ruling, member's request for information ... 364
Section 95.45, significant change in circumstances provisions ... 363
Act to Implement Various Tax Measures and to Enact the Fiscal Planning and Transparency Act, An (Bill 4, 2015)
General remarks ... 694
Adult learning
Review ... 1720
Review, program status (Written Question 14: accepted) ... 934
Affordable supportive living initiative
Funding from supplementary supply ... 264
Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 31)
Third reading ... 2007-8
Airdrie (city)
Public transit funding, points of order on debate ... 2280
Alberta Affordable Housing Review Committee Act (Bill 202)
Second reading ... 313-15
Public consultation ... 314-15
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Ministerial forum ... 256
Alberta centennial education savings plan
Program closure ... 693
Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency
Review ... 1130
Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council
Compensation fund ... 904
Alberta Party opposition
Alternative budget ... 256, 610, 726-27, 1038-39
Climate change strategy position ... 1293, 1409
Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 11)
Committee ... 1014-15
Committee, amendment A1 (retention of Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions) (Swann: defeated) ... 1014-15
Appropriation Act, 2016 (Bill 17)
Second reading ... 1028-29
Committee ... 1038-39
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
Third reading ... 255-56
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 3)
Third reading ... 263-64
Assisted dying
Draft regulations tabled in Assembly ... 1331
Health provider refusal ... 1332
Legislative and regulatory provisions ... 279
Protection of vulnerable persons ... 1332
Regulation development (Government Motion 17: carried) ... 1331-32
Balancing Pool
Financial position ... 1602
Mechanisms for losses ... 2595
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (federal)
Application to energy leases ... 1468
Bower, Joe
Members' statements ... 1143
Budget 2015-2016
Undeployed capital ... 69, 76
Budget 2016-2017 debate
Debate participants (Government Motion 13) ... 726-27
Debate participants (Government Motion 13), questions and comments ... 727
Budget process
Interim supply use ... 69, 85, 255-56
Supplementary supply use ... 149
Calgary-Greenway (constituency)
Former member Manmeet Singh Bhullar ... 764
Calgary homelessness
10-year plan to end ... 747
Calgary Transit
Funding, points of order on debate ... 2280
Capital projects
Construction costs ... 76
Funding ... 76-77, 726
Funding from interim supply ... 69-70
Carbon levy
Application to coal-fired electric power plants ... 864
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1409, 1434
Economic impact studies, Fraser Institute ... 1708
General remarks ... 1039
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 728, 1293-94
Revenue utilization ... 151, 727-28, 1293-94, 1304, 1552-53
Charter schools
General remarks ... 787
Child and Youth Advocate's office investigations/inquiries
Death of aboriginal child in kinship care ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 1908-9, 1931
Child protective services
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1908-9
Death review ministerial panel ... 2499-2500
Jordan's principle (child first) ... 1908-9
Richter report recommendations ... 2500, 2585
Clerk of the Assembly
Seventh Clerk, Speaker's statement ... 292
Climate change
General remarks ... 1291, 1295
Climate change and emissions management fund
Fund utilization ... 2139
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1431
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1292-94, 1372
Second reading, motion to refer to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1292-94
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1372
Committee ... 1409-10, 1431-38, 1441, 1493-94, 1496-97, 1506, 1509, 1512-13, 1523, 1526, 1538
Committee, amendment A1 (carbon levy revenue utilization) (McIver/Fraser: defeated) ... 1409-10
Committee, amendment A2 (carbon levy rate) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1431
Committee, amendment A3 (carbon levy revenue utilization) (Clark: defeated) ... 1432-36
Committee, amendment A4 (ministerial reporting) (Jansen: defeated) ... 1437-38, 1441
Committee, amendment A7 (performance measures) (Swann: defeated) ... 1493-94
Committee, amendment A8 (Auditor General reviews) (Swann: defeated) ... 1496-97
Committee, amendment A9 (aviation fuel tax) (Starke: defeated) ... 1499
Committee, amendment A11 (forest industries fuel exemption) (Drysdale: defeated) ... 1506
Committee, amendment A12 (exemption for industries with net negative greenhouse gas emissions) (Clark: defeated) ... 1509
Committee, amendment A13 (registered charities exemption) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1512-13
Committee, amendment A15 (carbon levy reporting on bills and receipts) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1523, 1526
Committee, amendment A21 (climate change and emissions management fund mandate) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1538
Third reading ... 1552-53
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1552-53
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Alberta Party position ... 1293, 1409
Impact on pipeline support ... 1293
Official Opposition position ... 1372
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
Standards of practice ... 1332
Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
Activities ... 561-62
Constituency associations
Contribution limit ... 2566
Financial reporting requirements ... 2355-56, 2361, 2566-67
Correctional facilities
Incarceration rates ... 150
Staff compensation, overtime ... 149, 263
Debts, private
Microloans ... 1172
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Borrowing for capital projects ... 76, 1038
Borrowing for operational expenses ... 70
Debt-servicing costs ... 1028-29
Debt-servicing costs (Written Question 15: accepted) ... 1572
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 610, 693-95, 726-27
Debt-to-GDP ratio, Premier's remarks ... 694
Debt-to-GDP ratio, Treasury Board and Finance minister's remarks ... 694
Provincial credit rating ... 69, 150-51, 264, 610, 726-27, 1029, 1055-56
Disaster recovery program
2013 floods, approved claims later deemed ineligible (Written Question 11: carried as amended) ... 934-35, 1573-75
2013 floods, approved claims later deemed ineligible (Written Question 11: carried as amended), amendment to number of claims deemed ineligible and reason for ineligibility (Ganley: carried) ... 934-35, 1573
Federal funding ... 150
Fort McMurray wildfire claim administration ... 812
Funding ... 70
Funding from supplementary supply ... 150, 263
Outstanding claims from southern Alberta floods ... 230
Drayton Valley-Devon (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 1172
Drugs, prescription
Costs of generic drugs ... 77
Education
Innovation ... 787
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously) ... 787-88
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously), amendment (Luff: withdrawn by unanimous consent), Speaker's ruling, clarification ... 639-40
Education finance
Funding ... 726
Educational curricula
Online survey ... 2333-34
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 120-21
Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 7)
Second reading ... 683-84
Electric power
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs) ... 440, 864, 1602, 2595-96
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 440
Coal-fired facilities retirement, transition payment to power companies ... 2053
Electric Utilities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 34)
Second reading ... 2305-8
Third reading ... 2595-96
Electronic health records
Review documentation, May 22, 2015, to March 7, 2016 (Motion for a Return 20: carried as amended) ... 1579
Review documentation, May 22, 2015, to March 7, 2016 (Motion for a Return 20: carried as amended), amendment to exclude confidential advice to minister (Payne: carried) ... 1579
Emergency debate under Standing Order 30
Deaths of children in care ... 1908-9
End of life
Planning ... 1332
End-of-life care
Members' statements ... 279
Provincial framework ... 1331-32
Energy industries
Clean technology ... 1708
Diversification, points of order on debate ... 2280
Job creation and retention ... 1293
Licensee liability rating program ... 1468
Environmental monitoring
Chief scientist ... 1129-30
Science Advisory Panel ... 1130, 1191-92
Ethics and Accountability Committee, Select Special
Committee proceedings ... 2354-55, 2360-62, 2364
General remarks ... 2566
Mandate expiry ... 1865-66
Mandate expiry, points of order on debate ... 1702
Eye diseases
Retinal diseases, bevacizumab used for ... 77
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Second reading ... 2354-56, 2360-62, 2364
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Starke: defeated) ... 2360-62, 2364
Committee ... 2413-15, 2418-19, 2425, 2427-28, 2443-44, 2450, 2455, 2464-65, 2521-22
Committee, amendment A1 (constituency association quarterly filing of financial reports) (Clark: defeated) ... 2414-15, 2418-19
Committee, amendment A2 (donation reporting threshold) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2425
Committee, amendment A3 (date bill comes into effect) (Nixon: carried unanimously) ... 2427-28
Committee, amendment A4 (government advertising) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2443-44
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated) ... 2450, 2455, 2464-65
Committee, amendment A10 (nomination contestant spending and reporting) (Starke: defeated) ... 2521-22
Third reading ... 2566-67
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2566-67
Overview ... 2413-14
Fair Trading Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 8)
Third reading ... 903-4
Fair Trading (Motor Vehicle Repair Pricing Protection for Consumers) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 203)
Second reading ... 480, 482
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: carried) ... 482
Section 57.6, authorization in writing ... 480
Section 57.11, warranties ... 480
Fentanyl use
General remarks ... 846
Members' statements ... 2036
Reduction strategies ... 2334
Fiscal policy
Government spending ... 2254
Government spending, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 610
Government spending, operational ... 726
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading ... 693-95
Committee ... 1046-47, 1108, 1122
Committee, amendment A1 (section 5, debt limit) (McIver: defeated) ... 1046-47
Committee, amendment A3 (borrowing for operational expenses) (McIver: defeated) ... 1108
Committee, amendment A4 (debt-to-GDP ratio of 18 per cent) (Fildebrandt: defeated) ... 1122
Flood damage mitigation
Springbank reservoir project ... 229-30
Flood plains
Floodway buyout program ... 230
Foster care
Support services, funding for ... 1931
Gay-straight alliances in schools
School board policies, ministerial statement, responses ... 388
General revenue fund
Transfers from lottery fund ... 70
Government accountability
General remarks ... 1177
Openness and transparency ... 1908
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Appointment process ... 1140
Dissolution, cost savings ... 2007-8
Government bonds
Yields and debt-servicing costs (Written Question 16: accepted) ... 1573
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Reduction targets ... 1292-93
Homelessness
10-year plan to end ... 747
Members' statements ... 747
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 69-71, 76-77
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Second reading ... 1875
Committee ... 2160-61, 2163, 2165-66, 2173, 2209-10
Committee, amendment A1 (requirements for registration, section 35) (Panda: defeated) ... 2160-61, 2163, 2165-66
Committee, amendment A5 (annual report) (Clark: defeated) ... 2173
Committee, amendment A6 (businesses with fewer than 100 employees) (Clark: carried) ... 2209-10
Third reading ... 2246-47
Kinship care
Death of aboriginal child ("Marie"/Serenity), criminal investigation, point of privilege raised ... 2488-89
Oversight of caregivers ... 1931
Support services, funding for ... 1931
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Decorum, points of order ... 1688
Session start date ... 149
Legislative Assembly of Alberta adjournment
2016 fall sitting ... 1594
Libraries
Grant funding ... 70
Long-term care facilities (nursing homes/auxiliary hospitals)
New beds ... 77
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Reference by name in the Assembly, points of order ... 2188
Members' Statements (current session)
End-of-life decision-making ... 279
Fentanyl use prevention ... 2036
Homelessness initiatives ... 747
Joe Bower ... 1143
Mental health services
Funding ... 726
Services for postsecondary students ... 295-96
Minimum wage
Increase, impact study (Motion Other than Government Motion 505: defeated) ... 851-52
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Former Premier the hon. Donald Ross Getty, responses ... 28
Former Premier the hon. Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC, responses ... 1886
Fort McMurray and area wildfire, responses ... 805-6
National Day of Mourning, North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, responses ... 764
Responders Way, responses ... 1562
School board policies on gay-straight alliances, responses ... 388
Violence against women and girls, responses ... 2027
Women's suffrage centennial, responses ... 656
Ministry of Advanced Education
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 70
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Minister's February 2016 Washington, DC, trip deliverables (Written Question 13: accepted) ... 934
Ministry of Education
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 69-70
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 263
Ministry of Health
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 69, 71, 77
Operational expenses ... 77
Ministry of Human Services
Minister's response to deaths of children in care ... 2500
Minister's response to deaths of children in care, point of privilege raised on remarks in Assembly ... 2507-8, 2584-85
Ministry of Infrastructure
Capital funding ... 76-77
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 69, 76
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 263
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 149-50
Ministry of Labour
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 263
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 70
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 263
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 150
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 264
Ministry of Transportation
Capital funding ... 76
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 76
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 69-70
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 264
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 150-51
Transfers from lottery fund ... 70
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1594
Section 88, inclusionary housing provisions ... 1594
Stakeholder consultation ... 1594
Motions (procedure)
Amendments, Speaker's statement, point of clarification on ... 639-40
Municipal finance
Funding ... 70
Municipal Government Act review
Funding ... 70
Municipal Government Board
Funding ... 70
National Day of Mourning (workplace deaths, injuries, and illnesses)
Ministerial statement, responses ... 764
Nonrenewable natural resource revenue
Allocation to debt repayment proposed ... 2254
Provincial reliance on ... 2254
North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
Ministerial statement, responses ... 764
North West Redwater Partnership
Bitumen upgrading project phase 2 status (Written Question 12: accepted) ... 934
Office of the Premier
Former Premier Donald Ross Getty, memorial tribute, ministerial statement, responses ... 28
Former Premier Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC, ministerial statement, responses ... 1886
Official Opposition
10-point budget plan ... 727
Budget Sustainability Recommendations document ... 561-62
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 69
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 1708-9
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1707-9, 1830-31
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Panda: defeated) ... 1707-9
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1830-31
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 1688
Cap level ... 1709
Exemptions ... 1708
Impact on current leaseholders ... 1708
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Purpose of Oral Question Period ... 2411
Supplementary questions, points of order on debate ... 2340-41
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Adult learning system review ... 1720
Alberta investor tax credit ... 913-14
Budget 2016 ... 610
Coal-fired electric power plant retirement ... 440
Education, PDD, and health program reviews ... 2333-34
Electricity power purchase arrangements ... 864
Ethics and Accountability Committee ... 1865-66
Flood recovery and mitigation ... 229-30
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 812
Foster and kinship care supports ... 1931
Government policies ... 85-86
Mental health services for postsecondary students ... 295-96
Oil and gas well land reclamation ... 1468
Postsecondary board of governor appointments ... 741-42
Power purchase arrangements and the Balancing Pool ... 1602
Protection of children in care ... 2499-2500
Provincial credit rating ... 1055-56
Provincial fiscal deficit and coal phase-out costs ... 2053
Provincial fiscal policies ... 2254
Public Accounts Committee activities ... 561-62
Public service compensation ... 1087-88
Renewable energy strategy ... 1304
Palliative care
Access ... 1331-32
General remarks ... 279
Peerless Lake First Nation
School construction ... 76
Persons with developmental disabilities
Safety standards consultation report ... 2334
Safety standards consultation report, points of order on debate ... 2340-41
Petrochemicals diversification program
Projects funded, points of order on debate ... 2411
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Second reading ... 845-46
Committee ... 925
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended) ... 925
Physicians
Compensation ... 1140
Services agreement ... 1088
Pill press machines
Federal regulation proposed ... 845-46
Pipeline construction
Approval process (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 937
Enbridge Northern Gateway project ... 937
Members' statements, point of order ... 2188
Points of clarification (current session)
Admissibility of amendments ... 639-40
Speakers' rulings ... 639-40
Points of order (current session)
Allegations against a member or members ... 1702
Decorum ... 1688
Oral Question Period, supplementary questions ... 2340-41
Oral questions ... 2280, 2411
Referring to a member by name ... 2188
Political parties
Nomination contestants ... 2566
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act (Bill 206)
Second reading ... 1247
Postsecondary educational institutions
Boards of governors appointments ... 741-42, 1720, 2007
Funding ... 726
Poverty
Reduction strategies ... 1065
Private schools
Funding ... 787
Privilege (current session)
Misleading the House (details of RCMP investigation of death of child in kinship care) ... 2488-89
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (remarks on Human Services minister's performance on deaths of children in protective services) ... 2507-8, 2584-85
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (throne speech briefing) ... 41-42
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 732-33
Third reading ... 1176
Minister's duties under act ... 733
Minister's duties under act, comparison with Government Organization Act ... 732
Minister's duties under act, comparison with other legislation ... 732
Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act review
Ethics and Accountability Committee recommendations ... 2360
Public service
Compensation ... 727, 1140
Contract agreements ... 1087-88
Wage freeze ... 1087-88
Whistle-blower protection ... 562
Public transit
Funding, points of order on debate ... 2280
Reclamation of land
Orphan wells ... 86, 1468
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act (Bill 19)
Second reading ... 1139-40
Committee, amendment A1 (chief scientist and science advisory panel appointments) (Clark: defeated) ... 1192
Appeal provisions proposed ... 1140
Section 4, information disclosure provisions ... 1140
Section 7, existing designated executive provisions ... 1140
Section 8, existing designated member provisions ... 1140
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Provincial targets ... 1304
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 2046-47
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Gill: defeated) ... 2046-47
Committee ... 2086-87, 2135, 2138-41, 2144
Committee, amendment A1 (renewable energy target) (Clark: defeated) ... 2086-87
Committee, amendment A2 (ISO mandate on renewable energy) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2135
Committee, amendment A3 (payments to and by ISO, sections 10 to 12) (Clark: defeated) ... 2138-41
Committee, amendment A4 (annual report contents) (Rodney/Fraser: defeated) ... 2144
Rental housing
Rent control ... 314
Rent subsidies ... 314
Responders Way (Fort McMurray road)
Ministerial statement, responses ... 1562
School construction
Reprofiling of funds ... 76
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Third reading ... 583
Small business
Tax rate ... 726
Speaker's rulings
Admissibility of amendments, point of clarification on ... 639-40
Speaker's statements
Admissibility of amendments, point of clarification on ... 639-40
Speech from the Throne
Media briefing, point of privilege raised (obstructing a member in performance of duty) ... 41-42
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 149-51
Tankers
Access to northern British Columbia ports (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 937
Taxation
Alberta investor tax credit ... 726, 732, 913-14
General remarks ... 263
Tax rate ... 727
Trout Lake First Nation
School construction ... 76
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Rates ... 1720
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 1665
University of Calgary
Board of governors appointments ... 741-42
Violence against women
Ministerial statement, responses ... 2027
Vital Statistics and Life Events Modernization Act (Bill 29)
Second reading ... 1825
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Ministerial statements, responses ... 805-6
Recovery program ... 812
Services for evacuees ... 812
Women
Right to vote in Alberta, centennial, ministerial statement, responses ... 656
Wood Buffalo regional municipality
Provincial state of emergency continuation (Government Motion 18: carried) ... 1287
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Divisions (procedure)
Timing of call ... 1077
Connolly, Michael R.D. (Calgary-Hawkwood, ND)
Act to Ensure Independent Environmental Monitoring, An (Bill 18)
Third reading ... 1203
Bow Valley Community Foundation Repeal Act
Compliance with standing orders, Private Bills Committee report ... 447
Calgary (city)
Silver Springs community, members' statements ... 468
Calgary-Hawkwood (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 954
Committee on Private Bills, Standing
Report on Bow Valley Community Foundation Repeal Act, compliance with standing orders ... 303
Depression, mental
Members' statements ... 954
Edmonton-Glenora (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 98
Educational curricula
Review, members' statements ... 1990
Electric utilities
Residential contracts, door-to-door sales ... 1869
Furnaces
Door-to-door sales ... 1869
Gender reassignment surgery
Changes to vital records ... 1825
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 953, 1229
Legacy Children's Foundation
Members' statements ... 2059
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Gestures by members, member's apology ... 157
Gestures by members, point of order ... 103
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Members' apologies ... 157
Members' Statements (current session)
Depression and suicide ... 954
Educational curriculum review ... 1990
Legacy Children's Foundation ... 2059
Sexually transmitted infections ... 792-93
Silver Springs community activities ... 468
Mental health services
General remarks ... 954
Official Opposition
Position on social issues ... 102
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Door-to-door furnace and energy contract sales ... 1869
Personal information
Gender identification on vital records ... 1825
Persons with developmental disabilities
Marriage of represented adults ... 1825
Points of order (current session)
Gestures ... 103
Reports by standing and special committees
Private Bills Committee report on petition for Bow Valley Community Foundation Repeal Act, compliance with standing orders ... 303
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 494
Sexually transmitted diseases
Members' statements ... 792-93
Silver Springs Botanical Gardens Society
General remarks ... 468
Silver Springs Community Association
General remarks ... 468
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 98, 102
Addresses in reply, questions and comments, points of order on debate, clarification ... 103
Standing Orders
SO 29(2)(a), question-and-comment period, point of order on debate, clarification ... 103
Suicide
General remarks ... 954
Vital records
Gender marker options ... 1825
Name change ... 1825
Vital Statistics and Life Events Modernization Act (Bill 29)
Second reading ... 1824-25
Coolahan, Craig (Calgary-Klein, ND)
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Third reading ... 431-32
Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 31)
Second reading ... 1962-63
Committee ... 1971
Third reading ... 2009
Appeal board provisions ... 1963
Appeal board provisions, regulatory provisions ... 2009
Alberta Garment Company
Apparel Innovation Centre, members' statements ... 458-59
Alberta Human Rights Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 7, 2015)
Provisions on gender identity and gender expression ... 180
Bullying
Workplace bullying, Alberta Bullying petition presented on ... 1821-22
Calgary-Klein (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 103-4, 504
Overview ... 104
Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 332
Campus Pre-school, Calgary
50th anniversary, members' statements ... 819
Capital projects
Funding ... 105, 180-81
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 714
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 713
Child benefit program
Implementation ... 180
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Plan development ... 713-14
Convenience stores
Employee safety ... 86
Corporate taxation
Tax rate ... 105
Employment standards
Review ... 86
Energy industries
Environmental protection, public perception ... 78
Investment promotion ... 78
Market access ... 77
Market diversification ... 104-5
Gas stations
Employee safety ... 86
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Dissolution ... 1971
Government House Foundation
Dissolution ... 1963
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 77-78
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 457, 807, 1052, 1208, 1374, 1463, 1822, 2251
Keys to Recovery addiction services
Members' statements ... 1052-53
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Harassment in public discourse ... 2036-37
Members' Statements (current session)
Apparel Innovation Centre ... 458-59
Calgary Keys to Recovery addiction services ... 1052-53
Campus Pre-school 50th anniversary ... 819
Ghost River Rediscovery Society ... 1465
Psychological harassment and bullying ... 2036-37
Ministry of Energy
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 ... 77-78
Occupational Health and Safety (Protection from Workplace Harassment) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 208)
First reading ... 1822
Members' statements ... 2036-37
Oil sands development
Labour code provisions ... 1997
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1997
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Drysdale/Rodney: defeated) ... 1997
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Carbon levy ... 713-14
Renewable energy strategy ... 1988-89
Royalty framework ... 1009
Workplace safety and employment standards ... 86
Payday loan companies
Oversight ... 180
Petitions presented to the Assembly (current session)
Alberta Bullying petition on workplace bullying ... 1821-22
Petrochemicals diversification program
Funding ... 77, 104-5
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act (Bill 19)
Second reading ... 1135-36
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Private investment in ... 1988-89
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Provincial framework ... 1009
Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
Dissolution ... 1963
Seniors' benefit program
Program administration ... 505
Special-needs assistance ... 504-5
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 504-5
Consumer protection provisions ... 504
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 103-5, 180
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 103-5, 180
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 180-81, 332
Workplace health and safety
Work-site inspections ... 86
Cooper, Nathan (Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills, W)
Act to End Predatory Lending, An (Bill 15)
Committee ... 1154-55
Financial literacy information requirements under act ... 1154-55
Interest rate provisions ... 1155
Act to Ensure Independent Environmental Monitoring, An (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1131-32
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1131-32
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 351, 354, 357-59
Second reading, motion to refer to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: defeated) ... 359-60
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 358
Committee ... 379-81, 399-400, 404, 408, 410-11, 415 417, 427-28
Committee, amendment A1 (contents of essential services agreement, regulatory provisions) (Hunter: carried) ... 379
Committee, amendment A2 (penalties for prohibited strikes) (Hunter: defeated) ... 380-81
Committee, amendment A3 (replacement workers) (Hunter: defeated) ... 399-400
Committee, amendment A4 (general offence and penalty) (Hunter: defeated) ... 404
Committee, amendment A6 (essential services definition) (Hunter: defeated) ... 408
Committee, amendment A7 (expiry of amendments) (Hunter: defeated) ... 410
Committee, amendment A8 (commissioner residency requirement) (Hunter: defeated) ... 411
Committee, amendment A10 (essential services to include ambulance attendants) (McIver: defeated) ... 417
Committee, amendment A12 (adjudication panel to replace commissioner) (Fildebrandt: defeated) ... 427-28
Essential services definition ... 415
Provisions not addressing Supreme Court ruling, member's request for information ... 351, 354, 357-58
Stakeholder consultation ... 358
Adoption
Review of restrictions on advertising by prospective parents (Motion Other than Government Motion 510: carried unanimously) ... 2288
Statistics, 2009-2015 (Written Question 1: carried as amended) ... 774-75
Statistics, 2009-2015 (Written Question 1: carried as amended), amendment (Sabir: carried) ... 775
Adoption regulation (AR 187/2004)
Review proposed ... 513
Review proposed, minister's apology for remarks ... 518
Affordable housing
Access ... 315-16
Funding ... 1604-5, 1657-58
Review by special committee (Motion Other than Government Motion 508: defeated) ... 1742
Review by special committee (Motion Other than Government Motion 508: defeated), point of order on debate ... 1742-43
Affordable supportive living initiative
Funding ... 160-61
Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 31)
Second reading ... 1961-62
Appeal board provisions ... 1962
Alberta Affordable Housing Review Committee Act (Bill 202)
Second reading ... 315-16, 470
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Position on Ombudsman role in municipalities ... 2201-2
Position on training for elected officials ... 2196
Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency
Review ... 1131
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Lawsuits with AHS named as defendant as of March 31, 2011 (Motion for a Return 24: defeated) ... 2066
Alberta Land Stewardship Act
Ministerial powers under act ... 1144
Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 11)
Committee ... 1017-18
Provisions for more than one corporation ... 1018
Alberta Tourism Week Act (Bill 204)
Second reading ... 620-21
Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Position on Ombudsman role in municipalities ... 2201-2
Position on training for elected officials ... 2196
Appropriation Act, 2016 (Bill 17)
Second reading ... 999-1000, 1025-26
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 166-67
Committee ... 241-43
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 3)
Second reading ... 160-62
Second reading, Speaker's ruling on debate (referring to a legislative officer), remarks withdrawn ... 162
Committee ... 247-48
Assisted dying
Draft regulations, technical briefing ... 1328
Health provider refusal ... 1329, 1376
Public consultation ... 1329
Regulation development ... 1376-77
Regulation development (Government Motion 17: carried) ... 1328-30
Stakeholder consultation ... 1329
Bills, government (procedure)
Bill 21, Modernized Municipal Government Act, committee, amendment A1, request to sever ... 2009
Bills, private members' public (procedure)
Bill 201, Election Recall Act, second reading, division, point of order on ... 305
Bill 205, Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016, committee, amendment A, subamendment SA2, withdrawal of subsection (e)(3) (unanimous consent granted) ... 929
Amendments ... 665
Blood collection and preservation
Blood plasma costs, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 (Written Question 21: carried as amended) ... 1576
Blood plasma costs from each supplier, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 (Written Question 21: carried as amended), amendment to question on blood component costs by product, not by supplier (Payne: carried) ... 1576
Budget documents
Level of detail provided ... 247-48
Budget process
Balanced/deficit budgets ... 1271-72
Interim supply use ... 161, 166-67, 241-42
Supplementary supply use ... 161, 242, 247-48
Calgary-Bow (constituency)
Member's legislative history ... 136
Calgary-Currie (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 48
Calgary-North West (constituency)
Member's change in caucus affiliation, points of order on debate ... 1897-98
Carbon levy
General remarks ... 15
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1292
Impact on charitable organization costs ... 1186
Impact on charitable organization costs, points of order on debate ... 1096
Impact on consumer prices ... 1026, 1186, 1357-58
Impact on consumer prices, points of order on debate ... 2583
Impact on energy costs ... 1358
Impact on municipal costs ... 1358
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 746
Impact on seniors' costs ... 745-46
Impact on transportation industry costs ... 1185-86
Implementation, point of order on debate ... 518-19
Provisions for interjurisdictional carriers ... 1185-86
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 745-46, 999-1000
Revenue utilization, points of order on debate ... 1454-55
Small-business exemption proposed, points of order on debate ... 965
Cardiac care
Central Alberta services ... 1769
Child and Youth Advocate's office investigations/inquiries
Death of aboriginal child in kinship care ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 1899-1900
Child protective services
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1901
Death review ministerial panel, points of order on debate ... 2485
Deaths of children in care, points of order on debate ... 2584
Review by all-party committee proposed ... 2404-5
Richter report recommendations, points of order on debate ... 2507
Select special review committee appointment, request for emergency debate under Standing Order 42 (unanimous consent denied) ... 2342-43, 2489-90
Clerk of the Assembly
Seventh Clerk, Speaker's statement ... 291-92
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1357
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1174, 1185-87, 1290-92, 1357-58
Second reading, motion to refer to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1186-87, 1290, 1292
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1357-58
Committee ... 1504, 1514-15, 1525, 1539
Committee, amendment A10 (greenhouse gas reduction assessments) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1504
Committee, amendment A14 (greenhouses exemption) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1514-15
Committee, amendment A15 (carbon levy reporting on bills and receipts) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1525
Committee, amendment A23 (municipal fuel exemption) (Taylor/Cooper: defeated) ... 1539
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Advertising, members' statements ... 1649
Advertising and government website information, point of privilege raised ... 1475-76, 1478, 1572
Advertising and government website information, point of privilege raised, Speaker's ruling, request for explanation of ruling ... 1609
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
Standards of practice ... 1330
Committee on Legislative Offices, Standing
Report presented recommending reappointment of Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton, concurrence in (Government Motion 30: carried) ... 2586
Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
Ministerial correspondence in preparation for February 3, 2016, meeting (Motion for a Return 19: accepted) ... 782
Corporations
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 16
Courts, provincial
Wait times, sexual assault cases ... 954
Credit Union Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 32)
Second reading ... 2208
Committee ... 2296
Committee, amendment A1 (credit union authority to recover reasonable costs) (Ceci: carried) ... 2296
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt-servicing costs ... 1026, 1278
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 696-97, 950-51, 1269-70, 1281
Debt-to-GDP ratio, Treasury Board and Finance minister's remarks ... 697
Provincial credit rating ... 1225-26
Provincial deficit ... 242-43
Deputy Chair of Committees
Election, nomination of Prasad Panda ... 7
Election procedure ... 7-8
Didsbury district health services
Services provided ... 1769, 2057
Divisions (procedure)
Point of order ... 305
Domestic violence
Victim services, Mountain View county ... 1605, 1657-58
Economic development
Diversification ... 223, 620
Investment attraction, points of order on debate ... 2410
Edmonton-Ellerslie (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 525
Education
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously) ... 784
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously), amendment (Luff: withdrawn by unanimous consent) ... 637
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously), amendment (Luff: withdrawn by unanimous consent), Speaker's ruling, clarification ... 639
Education finance
Funding, impact of private and separate schools (Written Question 4: defeated) ... 777
Funding, impact of private and separate schools (Written Question 4: defeated), point of order withdrawn ... 777
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 121
Second reading, division, point of order on ... 305
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 127
Elections, provincial
Government spending announcements during ... 161
Electoral Boundaries Commission
Membership, points of order on debate ... 1992
Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 7)
Committee ... 822
Committee, amendment A1 (use of additional census information) (Starke: defeated) ... 822
Electric power
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs), points of order on debate ... 1939
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs), points of order raised ... 1607
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement, points of order on debate ... 1385-86
Electric Utilities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 34)
Second reading ... 2311-12, 2431-33
Second reading, motion to refer subject matter of bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 2311-12
Second reading, motion to not now read because bill does not adequately address and minimize adverse long-term financial implications of changes to the Electric Utilities Act with respect to debt financing (reasoned amendment RA1) (Rodney: defeated) ... 2431-33
Electronic health records
Review documentation, May 22, 2015, to March 7, 2016 (Motion for a Return 20: carried as amended) ... 1579
Review documentation, May 22, 2015, to March 7, 2016 (Motion for a Return 20: carried as amended), amendment to exclude confidential advice to minister (Payne: carried) ... 1579
Emergency debate under Standing Order 30
Deaths of children in care ... 1900-1901
Deaths of children in care, request for debate (proceeded with) ... 1898-99
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary, documents related to decision-making on (Motion for a Return 23: carried as amended) ... 2064
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary, documents related to decision-making on (Motion for a Return 23: carried as amended), amendment to exclude documents constituting confidential advice to the minister, motion on (Carlier/Hoffman: carried) ... 2064
Emergency motions under Standing Order 42 (current session)
Select special child intervention review committee appointment (unanimous consent denied) ... 2342-43, 2489-90
Energy industries
Competitiveness ... 1975-76
Support for, point of order on debate ... 469
Energy policies
Members' statements, point of order on debate ... 1898
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
Correspondence from Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour ministry to Agriculture and Forestry ministry (Motion for a Return 29: defeated) ... 2283-84
Environmental monitoring
Chief scientist ... 1131
Science Advisory Panel ... 1131
Ethics and Accountability Committee, Select Special
Committee proceedings, points of order on debate ... 888
Legislation review ... 15
Mandate expiry, points of order on debate ... 1702
Meetings ... 161
Ethics Commissioner's office investigations/inquiries
Investigations of Premiers' activities ... 161-62
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated), point of order raised ... 2453
Aggregate contribution limit provision, points of order on debate ... 2187-88
Fair Trading (Motor Vehicle Repair Pricing Protection for Consumers) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 203)
Second reading ... 481
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: carried) ... 481
Fentanyl use
Reduction strategies ... 1054
Financial institutions
Seniors' loans ... 539
Fiscal policy
Government spending, points of order on debate ... 570, 716, 2187
Members' statements ... 108
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading ... 696-97
Committee ... 950-51
Third reading ... 1225-26, 1269-72, 1278, 1281
Third reading, motion to not now read (provincial credit-rating plan, reasoned amendment RA1) (Hanson: defeated) ... 1225-26
Third reading, motion to not now read (provincial credit-rating plan, reasoned amendment RA1) (Hanson: defeated), point of order on debate ... 1267
Third reading, points of order on debate ... 1273
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1630
Committee ... 1799-1801, 1804
Committee, amendment A2 (protection from liability, section 23) (Orr: defeated) ... 1799
Committee, amendment A3 (replace "thing" with "product" in section 31.4) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1800-1801
Committee, amendment A4 (administrative penalties to include contravention of regulations, section 21) (Schreiner: carried) ... 1804
Third reading ... 1852-53
Forest pests
Control and compliance measures ... 1853
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Information requests under act ... 2064, 2066
Requests for information under act ... 2062
Freehold land
Government entry of land, legislative provisions ... 1144
Government entry of land, legislative provisions, points of order on debate ... 1153
Landowner property rights ... 15, 1144
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Review ... 1961-62
Government policies
General remarks ... 16
Government services, public
Information management ... 779-80
Health cards
Fraud prevention procedures (Motion for a Return 21: defeated) ... 1733
Health care
Rural services ... 15
Health care finance
Executive compensation, sick leave, point of order on debate ... 667, 715-16
Home-schooling
General remarks ... 784
Horizon school, Olds
Members' statements ... 615
Housing
Transitional and low-barrier housing policy review (Motion Other than Government Motion 501: carried unanimously) ... 136
Immunization of children
Health ministry access to personal information ... 1795-96
Health ministry access to personal information, privacy issues ... 1846
Impaired driving
Driving under the influence of cannabis ... 1010-11
Information and Privacy Commissioner
Reappointment of Jill Clayton (Government Motion 30: carried) ... 2586
Information and Privacy Commissioner's office investigations/inquiries
Commissioner's access to government records ... 2066
FOIP requests to Justice ministry ... 2064
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates referred to Committee of Supply (Government Motion 7: carried) ... 10
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Second reading ... 1880-81
Committee ... 2172, 2174, 2215, 2217
Committee, amendment A4 (tax credit program review by Auditor General) (Panda: defeated) ... 2172
Committee, amendment A5 (annual report) (Clark: defeated) ... 2174
Committee, amendment A11 (annual report) (Gotfried: defeated) ... 2215
Job creation
Programs ... 15
Programs, points of order on debate ... 1012
Kinship care
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1901
Death of aboriginal child ("Marie"/Serenity), criminal investigation, point of privilege raised ... 2486-87
Land-use framework
Impact on municipal planning ... 1591
Land-use planning
General remarks ... 15
Laws and legislation
Government documents and briefings on development process (Motion for a Return 33: accepted) ... 782
Government three-year plan (Motion for a Return 18) ... 782-83, 1577
Review ... 15
Leap Manifesto (federal New Democratic Party document)
General remarks ... 469
Leduc-Beaumont (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 370
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Gestures by members, member's apology ... 157
Language creating disorder, point of order on ... 127
Parliamentary language ... 2453
Parliamentary language, points of order ... 616, 716, 965, 1386
Session start date ... 161
Legislative Assembly of Alberta adjournment
Constituency week (Government Motion 23: carried) ... 1583
Morning sitting adjournment, November 3, 2016, for Remembrance Day ceremony (Government Motion 24: carried) ... 1583
Long-term care facilities (nursing homes/auxiliary hospitals)
New beds ... 1604
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Harassment of female members, members' statements ... 2036
Members' apologies ... 157, 518, 1995
Private members' business, members' statements ... 665
Reference by name in the Assembly, member's apology ... 1995
Reference by name in the Assembly, points of order ... 2188
Members' Statements (procedure)
Interruptions, points of order on ... 109
Members' Statements (current session)
Carbon levy advertising ... 1649
Harassment and women in politics ... 2036
Horizon school ... 615
Private members' business ... 665
Provincial fiscal policies ... 108
Sexual assault victims ... 954
Midwifery
Birth registration by midwives ... 1848
Recognition under Vital Statistics Act ... 1848
Minimum wage
Increase, impact study (Motion Other than Government Motion 505: defeated), point of order on debate ... 854
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Fort McMurray and area wildfire, responses ... 809
Ministry of Advanced Education
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 12: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 15: accepted) ... 782
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 16: accepted) ... 782
Ministry of Education
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 13: accepted) ... 781-82
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 160
Ministry of Energy
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 2: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Minister's responses in Oral Question Period ... 2582
Ministry of Executive Council
Correspondence in preparation for February 3, 2016, Public Accounts meeting (Motion for a Return 19: accepted) ... 782
Ministry of Health
Minister's responses in Oral Question Period ... 2582
Ministry of Human Services
Business plan 2016-2019, key strategies, points of order on debate ... 2281
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 6: accepted) ... 781
Minister's response to deaths of children in care, point of privilege raised on remarks in Assembly ... 2585-86
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 14: accepted) ... 782
Ministry of Infrastructure
Correspondence in preparation for February 3, 2016, Public Accounts meeting (Motion for a Return 19: accepted) ... 782
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 9: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 8: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 10: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Seniors (former ministry)
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 7: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 160-61
Ministry of Service Alberta
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 4: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Transportation
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 3: accepted) ... 781
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Correspondence in preparation for February 3, 2016, Public Accounts meeting (Motion for a Return 19: accepted) ... 782
Ministerial orders, January 1, 2014, to December 31, 2015 (Motion for a Return 1: accepted) ... 781
Minister's April 2016 trip to Washington, DC, deliverables (Written Question 18: accepted) ... 1573
Minister's responses in Oral Question Period ... 2582
Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (No. 2) (Bill 33)
Second reading ... 2266
Committee ... 2266
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1589, 1591, 1593, 1595-96, 1638-40
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1639-40
Committee ... 2009-10, 2019-20, 2023, 2094-96, 2099, 2195-96, 2201-2, 2220-22
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended) ... 2010, 2019-20, 2023, 2094-97, 2099, 2195-96
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), request for separate vote on parts C and X ... 2009
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA1 (intermunicipal collaboration frameworks) (McIver: defeated) ... 2010
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA2 (designated industrial properties) (Starke: defeated) ... 2019-20
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA3 (environmental reserves) (Gotfried: defeated) ... 2023
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA4 (municipalities' timelines) (Schneider: defeated) ... 2094-96
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA5 (off-site levy threshold) (Hanson/Cooper: defeated) ... 2097, 2099
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA6 (mandatory councillor training) (Cooper/Schneider: defeated) ... 2196
Committee, amendment A2 (consultation on regulations) (McIver: defeated) ... 2220-21
Committee, amendment A3 (minimum tax) (Starke: defeated) ... 2222
Referral to committee proposed ... 1595-96
Regulation development ... 2019-20
Section 88, inclusionary housing provisions ... 2202
Stakeholder consultation ... 1589, 1638-40
Motions (procedure)
No. 17, medical assistance in dying (Payne: carried), time for debate ... 1328-29
Amendments, Speaker's statement, point of clarification on ... 639
Amendments to Motions Other than Government Motions ... 665
Point of privilege, obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ... 1644
Point of privilege, obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ruled out of order, Speaker's ruling ... 1644
Mountain View county
Seniors' housing, capital needs ... 301
Mountain View Seniors' Housing
General remarks ... 301
Municipal finance
Off-site levies ... 2099
Municipalities
Elected official orientation and training ... 2196
Intermunicipal collaboration frameworks ... 1593, 1638, 2095-96
Municipal development plans ... 1591, 1593, 1638
Notices of Motions (procedure)
Request to move immediately to (unanimous consent denied) ... 1629
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 15
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 1994-95
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1827-28, 1975-76, 1994-96
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1827-28
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Drysdale/Rodney: defeated) ... 1975-76, 1994-96
Committee ... 2224, 2386
Stakeholder consultation ... 1994-96
Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills (constituency)
Affordable housing ... 1604-5
Member's personal and family history ... 14-15
Overview ... 14-15
Tourism ... 620
Ombudsman's office
Mandate ... 2201-2
Opposition caucuses
Members' statements, point of order on ... 109
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Content of questions, explanation of Speaker's ruling ... 1898
Questions outside government responsibility ... 1992
Responses to questions ... 2582
Supplementary questions, points of order on debate ... 2341
Time limits, point of order raised ... 1607
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Adoption ... 513
Affordable and special-needs housing ... 1604-5, 1657-58
Assisted dying regulations ... 1376
Child protective services review ... 2404-5
Didsbury hospital services ... 2057
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 1003-4
Health care in central Alberta ... 1769
Landowner property rights legislation ... 1144
Marijuana use and traffic safety ... 1010-11
Opioid use prevention ... 1054
Oral Question Period questions and responses ... 2582
Seniors and the carbon levy ... 745-46
Palliative care
General remarks ... 1329
Persons with developmental disabilities
Safety standards consultation report, points of order on debate ... 2341
Persons with developmental disabilities program
Stakeholder consultation ... 376
Supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment, points of order on debate ... 1456
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Second reading ... 849
Committee ... 925, 927, 929
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended) ... 925, 927, 929
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended), subamendment SA1 (section 18.8, pharmaceutical equipment definition) (Cyr: defeated) ... 927
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended), subamendment SA2 (section 18.81, prosecution and penalties) (Cyr: carried) ... 929
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended), subamendment SA2 (section 18.81, prosecution and penalties) (Cyr: carried), withdrawal of subsection (e)(3) (unanimous consent granted) ... 929
Pipeline construction
Members' statements, point of order ... 2188
Points of clarification (current session)
Admissibility of amendments ... 639
Speakers' rulings ... 639
Points of order (current session)
Allegations against a member or members ... 358, 715-16, 1702, 1992, 2281
Anticipation ... 519, 1012, 1153, 2187-88
Division ... 305
Explanation of Speaker's ruling ... 1607, 1609
Factual accuracy ... 469, 518-19, 570, 2410
Imputing motives ... 1267, 1742-43, 2081, 2083
Interrupting a member ... 2507
Interrupting members' statements ... 109
Language creating disorder ... 127, 854, 922, 1096, 1385, 1454-55, 1898, 2187, 2339-40, 2485, 2583-84
Oral Question Period, supplementary questions ... 2341
Oral Question Period question content, explanation of Speaker's ruling ... 1898
Oral Question Period time limits ... 1607
Parliamentary language ... 616, 716, 965, 1273, 1386, 1897, 1939
Privilege, obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), Speaker's ruling, request for explanation of Speaker's ruling ... 1609
Referring to a member by name ... 2188
Referring to the absence of a member or members ... 888, 1872
Reflections on nonmembers ... 667
Remarks off the record ... 1456
Statements during tablings ... 923
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act (Bill 206)
Committee ... 1249-50
Primary care networks
Auditor General's recommendations ... 1735-36
Review documentation (Motion for a Return 22: defeated on amended motion) ... 1736-37, 2061-62
Review documentation (Motion for a Return 22: defeated on amended motion), amendment to exclude confidential advice to minister, motion on (Payne: carried) ... 1735-36
Privilege (current session)
Environment and Parks minister's communications on energy programs ... 1703, 1730-31
Environment and Parks minister's communications on energy programs, point of order raised, remarks withdrawn ... 1731
Misleading the House (details of RCMP investigation of death of child in kinship care) ... 2486-87
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information) ... 1475-76, 1478, 1572
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ... 1644
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ruled out of order, Speaker's ruling ... 1644
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), Speaker's ruling, request for explanation of Speaker's ruling ... 1609
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (remarks on Human Services minister's performance on deaths of children in protective services) ... 2585-86
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (throne speech briefing) ... 41
Point of privilege withdrawn ... 872-73
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 733, 736
Committee ... 1023
Committee, amendment A3 (red tape reduction provision) (Panda: defeated) ... 1023
Third reading ... 1176-77
General remarks ... 539
Minister's duties under act ... 733
Minister's duties under act, comparison with other legislation ... 736
Property tax
Industrial assessment (machinery and equipment) ... 1638
Industrial assessment centralization ... 1638
Public Education Collective Bargaining Act (Bill 8, 2015)
Draft document (three-column document) (Motion for a Return 30: defeated) ... 2285-86
Public health
Disease incidence reporting requirements, privacy issues ... 1846
Public Health Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28)
Second reading ... 1795-96
Committee ... 1845-46
Implementation cost ... 1795-96
Public service
Government staff retreat at Camp Chief Hector YMCA, September 2015, information (Motion for a Return 17: accepted) ... 782
Public Trustee
Human Services ministry review documents (Cooper/Pitt: defeated) ... 2286
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2081, 2083
Committee ... 2558
Environment and Parks minister's communications on energy programs prior to first reading of bill, point of privilege raised ... 1703, 1730-31
Environment and Parks minister's communications on energy programs prior to first reading of bill, point of privilege raised , point of order raised, remarks withdrawn ... 1731
Resource industries
Job creation, points of order on debate ... 1872
School boards and districts
Relations with Education ministry ... 55
Securities Act
Harmonization with other provinces ... 529-30
Securities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 6)
Second reading ... 525-26
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment RF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 525-26
Committee ... 529-30
Stakeholder consultation ... 530
Seniors' benefit program
Home adaptation program, point of order on debate ... 519
Special-needs assistance ... 539-40
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 497, 534-35
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment RF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 534-35
Committee ... 539-40, 543, 545, 551, 555-56, 575
Committee, amendment A1 (interest rate for low-income applicants) (Gotfried: defeated) ... 551
Committee, amendment A2 (expiry of act) (Yao: defeated) ... 555-56
Committee, amendment A3 (mandatory review) (Yao: defeated) ... 575
Program administration ... 534-35, 545
Program eligibility criteria ... 543, 545
Public consultation ... 539
Seniors' housing
Capital needs ... 301
Sexual assault
Members' statements ... 954
Sexually transmitted diseases
Incidence reporting requirements ... 1846
Small business
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 16
Songs
The Greatest ... 1880
Speaker's rulings
Admissibility of amendments, point of clarification on ... 639
Point of privilege, obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ... 1644
Point of privilege, obstructing a member in performance of duty (climate leadership plan advertising and government website information), notice of motion to refer to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing Committee ruled out of order ... 1644
Referring to a legislative officer, remarks withdrawn ... 162
Sub judice rule, request for explanation of ruling ... 1607
Speaker's statements
Admissibility of amendments, point of clarification on ... 639
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 14-15
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 14-15
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 16, 48, 55, 223, 370, 376
Media briefing, point of privilege raised (obstructing a member in performance of duty) ... 41
Standing Orders
SO 29(2)(a), question-and-comment period ... 167
Student testing (elementary and secondary)
Standardized testing, points of order on debate ... 2339-40
Supplementary supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 2293
Estimates referred to Committee of Supply (Government Motion 27: carried) ... 2262
Tabling Returns and Reports (procedure)
Statements during tablings, points of order on debate ... 923
Timing of tablings ... 2555
Taxation
Provincial sales tax, points of order on debate ... 616
Tourism
General remarks ... 620
Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 16)
Committee ... 1159-60, 1162
Committee, amendment A1 (transportation network companies provisions) (van Dijken: defeated) ... 1159
Committee, amendment A2 (transportation network companies provisions applicable only to passenger transportation) (van Dijken: defeated) ... 1160
Committee, amendment A3 (transportation network company arranged carpooling) (van Dijken: defeated) ... 1162
Transportation network companies
Definition ... 1162
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Third reading ... 1674-75
Unemployment
General remarks ... 1174
Vital Statistics and Life Events Modernization Act (Bill 29)
Committee ... 1847-48
Third reading ... 1959
Provisions for stillborn children ... 1848
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Ministerial statements, responses ... 809
Resident access to property ... 1004
Services for businesses ... 1003-4
Services for businesses, emergency funding request ... 1003
Wildfire prevention and control
FireSmart program ... 1853
Funding, points of order on debate ... 922
Wildfires
Old-growth forests ... 1853
Provincial update, ministerial statement, responses ... 809
Women's shelters
Capital funding ... 1605
Wood Buffalo regional municipality
Provincial state of emergency continuation (Government Motion 18: carried) ... 1287
Cortes-Vargas, Estefania (Strathcona-Sherwood Park, ND)
Affordable housing
General remarks ... 378
Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 11)
Committee ... 1012-13
Alberta Tourism Week Act (Bill 204)
Second reading ... 628-29
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Third reading, motion to adjourn debate ... 1542
Constituency associations
Financial reporting requirements ... 2559
Cooking Lake Airport
Members' statements ... 955
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Provincial credit rating ... 1226-27
Delaney Veterinary Services
Members' statements ... 226-27
Deputy Chair of Committees
Election, nomination of Heather Sweet ... 7
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee ... 2442-43, 2448-49, 2517, 2521, 2525
Committee, amendment A4 (government advertising) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2442-43
Committee, amendment A5 (candidates' election expense limits) (Starke: defeated) ... 2448-49
Committee, amendment A9 (third-party advertising) (Swann: carried) ... 2517
Committee, amendment A10 (nomination contestant spending and reporting) (Starke: defeated) ... 2521
Committee, amendment A11 (bill title) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2525
Third reading ... 2559-60
Definition of contribution ... 2559
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Third reading ... 1226-27
Third reading, motion to not now read (provincial credit-rating plan, reasoned amendment RA1) (Hanson: defeated) ... 1226-27
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1618
Foundation of Administrative Justice
Members' statements ... 1764
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Implementation ... 299
GSS Integrated Energy Inc.
Members' statements ... 1701
Highway 63
Road condition and services ... 1448-49
International trade
Trade with Asia ... 2182-83
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Members' Statements (current session)
Cooking Lake Airport ... 955
Delaney Veterinary Services ... 226-27
Foundation of Administrative Justice ... 1764
GSS Integrated Energy ... 1701
International Year of Pulses ... 739
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Support for wildfire evacuees ... 835
Ministry of Status of Women
General remarks ... 376-77
Municipalities
Elected officials, women ... 1657
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 1682
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Culture and Tourism support for wildfire evacuees ... 835
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 299
Highway 63 road condition and services ... 1448-49
Trade with Asia ... 2182-83
Women's representation in municipal government ... 1657
Petrochemicals diversification program
Funding ... 377
Points of order (current session)
Imputing motives ... 1682, 2081, 2084
Political advertising by third parties (corporations, unions, advocacy groups, etc.)
General remarks ... 2559-60
Political parties
Contribution limits ... 2559
Loan guarantees ... 2560
Spending limits ... 2559
Political party leadership contestants
Financial reporting requirements ... 2559
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Committee ... 1021
Committee, amendment A3 (red tape reduction provision) (Panda: defeated) ... 1021
Pulse crops
International Year of Pulses, members' statements ... 739
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2081, 2084
Seniors' benefit program
Special-needs assistance ... 501
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 501
Small business
Trade with Asia, support for ... 2182
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 376-78
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 376-78
Strathcona-Sherwood Park (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 377, 1012
Overview ... 377-78
Tourism ... 628-29
Supplementary supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 2294-95
Tourism
Alternative methods (couch surfing, etc.) ... 629
General remarks ... 628-29
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Third reading ... 1674
Veterinary Profession (Clear and Timely Price Disclosure) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 207)
First reading ... 1822
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Resident return plan ... 1448-49
Services for evacuees ... 835
Services for evacuees, cultural services ... 835
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire-retardant gel use ... 1618
Cyr, Scott J. (Bonnyville-Cold Lake, W)
Act to Modernize Enforcement of Provincial Offences, An (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 641-42
Committee ... 980-81
Third reading ... 1180-81
Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta, An
General remarks ... 131
Adoption
Review of restrictions on advertising by prospective parents (Motion Other than Government Motion 510: carried unanimously) ... 2290-91
Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 31)
Second reading ... 1964-66
Committee ... 1970-71
Appeal board provisions ... 1965
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Position on property tax ratios (residential to nonresidential) ... 2200
Alberta law enforcement response teams (ALERT)
Funding ... 2032-33
Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 11)
Third reading ... 1068-69
Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT)
Investigations backlog ... 1449
Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Position on property tax ratios (residential to nonresidential) ... 2200
Alberta Works
Increased hours to accommodate wildfire-affected clients ... 832-33
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 2)
Committee ... 240-41
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2016 (Bill 3)
Committee ... 248-49
Auditor General
Reappointment of Merwan Saher for two years commencing April 29, 2016 (Government Motion 12: carried) ... 448
Bonnyville-Cold Lake (constituency)
Community response to Fort McMurray wildfire ... 1001-2
Overview ... 51-52
Budget 2015-2016
Fiscal update, second quarter ... 240
Budget process
Interim supply use ... 241, 248
Canadian Forces Base Wainwright
General remarks ... 182
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1365-66
General remarks ... 53
Impact on business costs ... 1342, 1349
Impact on consumer prices ... 1173-74, 1296
Impact on health care costs ... 1173
Impact on transportation industry costs ... 1173-74
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 1173-74
Revenue utilization ... 1365-66, 1834
Cities and towns
Civic charters ... 1634
Climate Leadership Act
General remarks ... 1168-69
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1167-70, 1173-74, 1187-88, 1296, 1342, 1349, 1351, 1365-66
Second reading, motion to refer to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1187-88, 1296
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1349, 1351, 1365-66
Committee ... 1426-28, 1480, 1525-26
Committee, amendment A2 (carbon levy rate) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1426-28
Committee, amendment A5 (receipts issued for documents received by inspectors) (Ellis: carried) ... 1480
Committee, amendment A15 (carbon levy reporting on bills and receipts) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1525-26
Passage through the Assembly, timeline on ... 1167, 1169-70
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Energy industry support for ... 53
General remarks ... 1365-66
Cold Lake (city)
Education property tax ... 744
Cold Lake Air Show
Members' statements ... 117
Corporate taxation
Tax rate ... 53, 1365-66
Corporations
Support for ... 52-53
Correctional facilities
Staff compensation, overtime ... 153-55, 248-49
Corrections
Monitoring of offenders ... 1696-97
Courts, provincial
Self-represented litigants, government studies or briefing notes, January 1, 2012, to February 29, 2016 (Motion for a Return 25: defeated) ... 2067-68, 2281-82
Credit Union Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 32)
Committee ... 2296-97
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt-servicing costs ... 700
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 1266-68
Provincial deficit ... 241
Education property tax
General remarks ... 1634
Tax rate ... 744
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 131
Electoral Boundaries Commission Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 7)
Third reading ... 903
Electric Utilities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 34)
Second reading ... 2438-39
Second reading, motion to not now read because bill does not adequately address and minimize adverse long-term financial implications of changes to the Electric Utilities Act with respect to debt financing (reasoned amendment RA1) (Rodney: defeated) ... 2438-39
Second reading, motion to not now read because bill does not adequately address and minimize adverse long-term financial implications of changes to the Electric Utilities Act with respect to debt financing (reasoned amendment RA1) (Rodney: defeated), points of order on debate ... 2437
Committee ... 2529
Energy industries
Competitiveness ... 2004-5
Ethics and Accountability Committee, Select Special
Committee proceedings ... 883-84
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee ... 2419, 2422-23, 2426, 2446-47, 2449-50
Committee, amendment A1 (constituency association quarterly filing of financial reports) (Clark: defeated) ... 2419, 2422-23
Committee, amendment A2 (donation reporting threshold) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2426
Committee, amendment A4 (government advertising) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2446-47
Fentanyl use
Naloxone kit availability ... 840
Reduction strategies ... 841
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading ... 700
Committee ... 1117-20
Committee, amendment A4 (debt-to-GDP ratio of 18 per cent) (Fildebrandt: defeated) ... 1117-20
Third reading ... 1266-68
Third reading, motion to not now read (provincial credit-rating plan, reasoned amendment RA1) (Hanson: defeated) ... 1266-68
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Committee ... 1801-2, 1805-6
Committee, amendment A3 (replace "thing" with "product" in section 31.4) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1801-2
Forest industries
Support for ... 1805-6
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Annual report 2013-2014 (Motion for a Return 26: accepted) ... 782
Annual report 2014-2015 (Motion for a Return 27: accepted) ... 782
Information requests under act, solicitor-client privilege ... 2580
Gasoline
Prices, impact of carbon levy ... 1296
Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Dissolution ... 1970-71
Government House Foundation
Dissolution ... 1965-66
Home-schooling
Trinity Christian School Association loss of accreditation ... 1606
Immunization
Health care professional reporting of adverse events ... 1943
Income tax, provincial
Tax rate ... 1635
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 435, 654, 1001, 1141, 2103
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Committee ... 2163-64, 2170, 2172-73, 2211-12
Committee, amendment A1 (requirements for registration, section 35) (Panda: defeated) ... 2163-64
Committee, amendment A2 (tax credit program registration criteria) (Gotfried: carried) ... 2170
Committee, amendment A4 (tax credit program review by Auditor General) (Panda: defeated) ... 2172-73
Section 11, equity capital issues ... 2211-12
Job creation
Programs ... 52
Justice system administration
Minor offences, repeat offenders ... 642
Kinship care
Death of aboriginal child ("Marie"/Serenity), criminal investigation ... 2480
Legal aid
Government studies and briefing notes, January 1, 2012, to February 29, 2016 (Motion for a Return 25: defeated) ... 2067-68, 2281-82
Maintenance enforcement program (family support)
Accounts in arrears (Written Question 9: accepted) ... 774
Privacy breach review ... 346-47
Members' Statements (current session)
Bonnyville-Cold Lake response to wildfire ... 1001-2
Canada's office of religious freedom ... 707
Cold Lake Air Show ... 117
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Response to information requests under FOIP ... 2580
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 ... 248-49
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 153-55
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1634-35, 1639
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1639
Committee ... 2015, 2021-22, 2095, 2101, 2192-93, 2200-2201
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended) ... 2015, 2021-22, 2095, 2101, 2192-93
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA1 (intermunicipal collaboration frameworks) (McIver: defeated) ... 2015
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA2 (designated industrial properties) (Starke: defeated) ... 2021-22
Committee, amendment A1 (off-site levies, growth management boards, intermunicipal collaboration frameworks, intermunicipal development plans, municipal councillor training, regional appeal board representation, municipally controlled corporations outside Alberta, alternative decision-making timelines) (Larivee: carried as amended), subamendment SA4 (municipalities' timelines) (Schneider: defeated) ... 2095
Regulation development ... 2015
Section 27, duty to provide information for assessment ... 2193
Stakeholder consultation ... 1634, 2015
Motor vehicle insurance
Mandatory destruction of expired cards ... 1220
Municipalities
Intermunicipal collaboration frameworks ... 2095
Office of religious freedom, federal
Members' statements ... 707
Office of the Premier
Communications staff ... 1469
Expenses ... 1469
Issues management unit ... 1469
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 240
Oil sands development
New projects ... 53-54
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1833-34, 2003-5
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1833-34
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Drysdale/Rodney: defeated) ... 2003-5
Committee ... 2388-89, 2396-97, 2534-35
Committee, amendment A5 (economic impact assessment) (Panda: defeated) ... 2388-89
Committee, amendment A6 (cogeneration emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2396-97
Committee, amendment A7 (partial upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2534-35
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Alberta Serious Incident Response Team ... 1449
Education property tax in Cold Lake ... 744
Ethics and Accountability Committee ... 883-84
High-risk offender monitoring ... 1696-97
Home-schooling providers ... 1606
Investigation of death of child in kinship care ... 2480
Maintenance enforcement program privacy review ... 346-47
Openness and transparency in government ... 2580
Premier's office expenses ... 1469
Support for wildfire-affected Albertans ... 832-33
Victims of crime fund ... 2110
Violent crimes ... 2032-33
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Second reading ... 841-42
Committee ... 926-30
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended) ... 926-28
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended), subamendment SA1 (section 18.8, pharmaceutical equipment definition) (Cyr: defeated) ... 926-27
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended), subamendment SA2 (section 18.81, prosecution and penalties) (Cyr: carried) ... 928
Pill press machines
Federal regulation proposed ... 841-42
Points of order (current session)
Imputing motives, remarks withdrawn ... 2081
Parliamentary language ... 2437
Police
Municipal funding ... 2032-33
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act (Bill 206)
Third reading ... 1256-57
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Committee ... 991-92, 1020-21
Committee, amendment A1 (committee review of job creation programs) (Panda: defeated) ... 991-92
Committee, amendment A3 (red tape reduction provision) (Panda: defeated) ... 1020-21
General remarks ... 241
Property tax
Industrial assessment (machinery and equipment) ... 1634-35, 2101
Industrial assessment centralization ... 1634-36, 2192-93
Linear property assessment ... 2021
Tax rate ... 1635
Tax rate, ratio of residential to nonresidential ... 1635, 2200-2201
Public Health Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28)
Third reading ... 1942-43
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 1840, 2079-81
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1840
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Gill: defeated) ... 2079-81
Second reading, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2081
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Review ... 53
Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
Dissolution ... 1965-66
Seniors' benefit program
Special-needs assistance ... 572
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Committee ... 571-73
Program administration ... 572-73
Referral to committee proposed ... 571-73
Small business
Support for ... 52-53
Support for, Economic Development and trade minister's remarks ... 1020-21
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 51-53
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 51-53
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 46, 53-54, 182
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 153-54
Taxation
Tax rate ... 1365, 1634-35
Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 16)
Committee ... 1220-21
Section 5, multiple charges ... 1221
Section 5, street racing penalty provisions ... 1221
Sections 6-7, impaired driving provisions ... 1221
Transportation network companies
Oversight ... 1221-22
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Third reading ... 1673-74
Unemployment
General remarks ... 1174
Victims of crime fund
Fund utilization ... 2110
Funding ... 928
Violent crimes
Homicide statistics ... 2032-33
Wild Rose Foundation
Dissolution ... 1965-66
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Services for evacuees ... 832-33
Services for evacuees, employment supports ... 833
Services for evacuees, low-income persons ... 833
Volunteers, members' statements ... 1001-2
Wildfires
General remarks ... 1805

 

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