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Hansard Speaker Index
29th Legislature, 2nd Session (2016-2017)
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Panda, Prasad (Calgary-Foothills, W)
Affordable housing
Access ... 2055
Alberta Electric System Operator
Independence ... 1752
Alberta Research and Innovation Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 11)
Second reading ... 971-72
Bioenergy industries
General remarks ... 1508
Bitumen upgrading
General remarks ... 2538
Budget process
Interim supply use ... 78-79
Calgary (city)
Education property tax ... 1380-81
Calgary cancer centre
Funding for maintenance ... 2338
Project status ... 2338
Calgary-Foothills (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 125, 324-27, 1020
Overview ... 325
Calgary-McCall (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 374
Calgary Transit
Light-rail transit green line funding ... 1772
Capital plan
Job creation ... 612
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1528-29
Economic impact studies ... 1143-44, 1303
General remarks ... 916, 1341-43
Impact on business costs ... 1342-43, 1362-63
Impact on construction industry costs ... 1361-62
Impact on consumer prices ... 742, 1143-44
Impact on health care costs ... 1144
Implementation ... 1567-68
Climate change
General remarks ... 1341
Climate change strategy
Policy development ... 1528-29
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1341-43, 1361-63
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1361-63
Committee ... 1528-29, 1538-39
Committee, amendment A22 (economic impact assessment requirement) (Panda: defeated) ... 1538-39
Cogeneration of electric power and heat
Oil sands projects ... 2538
Commercial real estate
Vacancy rate, Calgary ... 2055
Corporations
Access to capital ... 233
Support for ... 88
Dams
Irrigation dams ... 1752
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Borrowing during economic downturn (countercyclical spending) ... 1275
Provincial credit rating ... 1276
Deputy Chair of Committees
Election, nomination of Prasad Panda ... 7
Economic development
Diversification ... 1360-61
Education property tax
Tax rate ... 1380-81
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 124-25
Electric power
Export of surplus power ... 1753
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs), provincial lawsuit ... 1568
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 2039, 2043
Coal-fired facilities retirement, points of order on debate ... 1384-85
Electric Utilities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 34)
Second reading ... 2306-8
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary ... 232
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary, members' statements ... 232
Employment training
Skill upgrading ... 88
Energy industries
Clean technology ... 2385-86
Fort McMurray wildfire evacuation ... 816-17
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 816-17, 881
Job creation (Motion Other than Government Motion 502: carried) ... 317-18
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee ... 2421
Committee, amendment A1 (constituency association quarterly filing of financial reports) (Clark: defeated) ... 2421
Firefighters
Service awards, members' statements ... 1240
Fiscal policy
General remarks ... 326
Government spending ... 1380-81
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Third reading ... 1275-76
Food banks
Calgary veterans' food bank, members' statements ... 1725-26
Forest industries
Forest management agreements ... 2504
Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta
FireSmart program administration ... 2504
Government of Canada
Equalization and transfer payments, evaluation reports (Motion Other than Government Motion 509: defeated) ... 2073-74
Government policies
Consultation policy ... 317-18
Greenhouse gas emissions
Net carbon emissions ... 2385
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1704
Oil sands emissions cap ... 1342
Hotels
Capital upgrades ... 1874
Hydroelectric power
Environmental impacts ... 1752
Immigrants
Employment opportunities ... 2384
Recognition of professional credentials ... 374
Service provision following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 817
Infrastructure
Leased properties ... 2055
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 78-79
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 588, 1002, 1928, 2474
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Second reading ... 1874
Committee ... 2159-60, 2164, 2166, 2172-74, 2213
Committee, amendment A1 (requirements for registration, section 35) (Panda: defeated) ... 2160, 2164, 2166
Committee, amendment A4 (tax credit program review by Auditor General) (Panda: defeated) ... 2172
Committee, amendment A5 (annual report) (Clark: defeated) ... 2173-74
Committee, amendment A9 (limitation on prosecution) (Panda: defeated) ... 2213
Third reading ... 2243-44
Job creation
Calgary programs ... 233
General remarks ... 326
Programs ... 374, 590-91, 612, 1007-8, 1303
Market Surveillance Administrator
Oversight functions ... 1753
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Responsibilities ... 326
Members' Statements (current session)
Calgary veterans' food drive ... 1725-26
Emergency medical dispatch services in Calgary ... 338
Firefighter service awards ... 1240
Fort McMurray and area wildfire relief ... 829
Hon. Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC ... 1894
Pipeline construction ... 2176-77
Unemployment ... 2329-30
Minimum wage
Increase ... 1303
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 78-79
Main estimates 2016-2017 debate, amendment A4 (minister's office, deputy minister's office, strategic policy and corporate services, communications, and secretariat support expenses) (Panda: defeated) ... 945
Performance measures ... 78-79
Nanotechnology
General remarks ... 971
Office of the Premier
Former Premier Peter Eric James Prentice, PC, QC, members' statements ... 1894
Official Opposition
Job-creation plan ... 232
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 1687-88, 1704
Membership ... 2385-86
Oil sands development
Small producers ... 1704-5
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1687-88, 1703-5, 1828, 1834-35
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Panda: defeated) ... 1687-88, 1703-5
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1828, 1834-35
Committee ... 2227, 2384-86, 2396, 2398, 2532-33, 2537-38, 2544-46
Committee, amendment A2 ( cap on upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2227
Committee, amendment A5 (economic impact assessment) (Panda: defeated) ... 2386
Committee, amendment A6 (cogeneration emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2396, 2398
Committee, amendment A7 (partial upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2532-33
Committee, amendment A8 (biomass emissions) (Aheer/MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2544-46
Exemption for new upgrading ... 1705
Impact on small businesses ... 1834-35
Stakeholder consultation ... 2537-38
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Calgary cancer centre ... 2338
Calgary LRT green line funding ... 1772
Carbon levy ... 1143-44
Economic development ... 88
Education property tax in Calgary ... 1380-81
Energy policies ... 916-17, 1567-68
FireSmart community grant program ... 2504
Fort McMurray energy industry and contract workers ... 881
Government policies ... 232-33
Job creation ... 590-91, 612, 1007-8
Oil sands industry wildfire response and recovery ... 816-17
Pipeline construction ... 172-73
Provincial fiscal policies ... 1303
Tax policies ... 742-43
Vacancy rate in Calgary ... 2055
Petrochemicals diversification program
General remarks ... 1361-62
Pipeline construction
Approval process ... 172-73, 1007-8
Approval process (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 937-38
Enbridge line 3 replacement project approval ... 2176-77
Enbridge Northern Gateway project ... 917
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project ... 916-17
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project approval ... 2176-77
Members' statements ... 2176-77
TransCanada Energy East project ... 917
Points of order (current session)
Language creating disorder ... 1384-85
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 686-87
Committee ... 988-89, 991, 993-94, 1019-20
Committee, amendment A1 (committee review of job creation programs) (Panda: defeated) ... 991
Committee, amendment A2 (ministerial reports) (Panda: defeated) ... 993-94
Committee, amendment A3 (red tape reduction provision) (Panda: defeated) ... 1019-20
Third reading ... 1175-76
General remarks ... 88
Minister's duties under act ... 988-89, 1175
Minister's duties under act, comparison with Government Organization Act ... 686-87
Passage through the Assembly, timeline on ... 1175
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act (Bill 19)
Second reading ... 1136-37
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 1752-53, 2039-40, 2043
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Gill: defeated) ... 2039-40, 2043
Committee ... 2554-55
Committee, amendment A11 (impact assessment of renewable targets) (Panda: defeated) ... 2554-55
Rental housing
Vacancy rate, Calgary ... 2055
Small business
Business incubators ... 590-91
Red tape reduction strategy proposed ... 1175
Solar energy
Industry development ... 1752
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 324-26
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 324-26
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 326-27, 374
Tankers
Access to northern British Columbia ports (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 937-38
Taxation
Alberta investor tax credit ... 612
Provincial sales tax ... 742-43
Tax rate ... 743, 1303
Tourism
Job creation ... 1874
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 1668-69
Unemployment
Members' statements ... 2329-30
Venture capital
Corporate registry ... 1874
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Evacuees housed in energy industry work camps ... 816
Relief efforts, members' statements ... 829
Services for evacuees, persons ineligible for employment insurance ... 881
Wildfire prevention and control
FireSmart program ... 2504
Wind power
Environmental impacts ... 1752
Infrastructure needs ... 1752
Wood Buffalo regional municipality
FireSmart grants ... 2504
Payne, Brandy (Calgary-Acadia, ND; Associate Minister of Health)
Addiction treatment
Opioid use ... 1006, 1565, 2578
Services for aboriginal peoples ... 766-67
Services for adolescents and families ... 2181
Services for wildfire evacuees ... 865-66
Adult learning
Lifelong learning ... 19
Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre
Funding ... 2181
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Relations with Health ministry ... 766
Assisted dying
Auxiliary patient services (chaplains, counselling, etc.) ... 2336
Debate in the Assembly proposed ... 393
MLA consultation panel report (What We Heard) ... 1403
Public consultation ... 1321-22
Regulation development ... 1451
Regulation development (Government Motion 17: carried) ... 1321-22, 1403
Stakeholder consultation ... 1322
Support for medical personnel involved ... 394
Support for patients ... 393
Supreme Court decision ... 1321-22
Blood collection and preservation
Blood plasma costs, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 (Written Question 21: carried as amended) ... 1575
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) ... 1575
Calgary-Acadia (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 18-20
Overview ... 18-19
Cardiac care
Central Alberta services ... 1769
Child mental health services
Services following emergency events ... 811
Didsbury district health services
Services provided ... 1769
Disaster recovery program
2013 floods, approved claims later deemed ineligible (Written Question 11: carried as amended) ... 1574
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) ... 1574
Drugs, prescription
Costs ... 73
Economic development
Diversification ... 19
Education finance
Funding ... 19
Electronic health records
Review documentation, May 22, 2015, to March 7, 2016 (Motion for a Return 20: carried as amended) ... 1578
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) ... 1578
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Dispatch service centralization in Calgary ... 1009-10, 1057
Interfacility transfer of nonemergency patients ... 1057
Posttraumatic stress disorder in front-line workers ... 273
Energy industries
Support for ... 19
Fentanyl use
Deaths, aboriginal peoples ... 917
Naloxone kit availability ... 842
Naloxone kit availability on First Nations ... 917
Naloxone nasal spray availability ... 2111
Overdose statistics ... 1888-89
Reduction strategies ... 842, 1005-6, 1147-48, 2334
Reduction strategies, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 892-93
Fiscal policy
Government spending ... 19-20
Health cards
Fraud prevention procedures (Motion for a Return 21: defeated) ... 1732-33
Health care finance
Funding ... 20
Medical equipment replacement and upgrade program ... 73
Health facility capacity issues
Increased demand following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 814
Health information
Clinical information systems ... 800
Health promotion
General remarks ... 20
Hospitals
Chaplain contracts, central Alberta hospitals ... 2337
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 73
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 435, 507, 761-62, 1648, 2104
Job creation
Programs ... 19
Laws and legislation
Review ... 19
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Gender parity ... 18-19
Mental health services
Review ... 766, 2272
Services following emergency events ... 811-12, 814, 865-66, 894
Services following emergency events for first responders ... 812
Services for aboriginal peoples ... 766-67
Midwifery
Funding ... 466, 767, 769
Ministry of Health
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 73
Motions (procedure)
No. 17, medical assistance in dying (Payne: carried), time for debate ... 1402
Nonrenewable natural resource revenue
General remarks ... 19-20
Northern Lights regional health centre
Facility condition ... 811
Facility condition following wildfire ... 811
Wildfire evacuation of patients and long-term care residents ... 811, 816
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 19-20
Opioid use
Aboriginal community initiatives ... 1565, 1656
Deaths, reporting on ... 2578
Federal-provincial conference and summit ... 2111
Harm reduction strategies ... 1821
Reduction strategies ... 892-93, 917, 1565, 1821, 2111
Reduction strategies, performance measures ... 2272
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Addiction and mental health strategy ... 2272
Addiction treatment services for adolescents ... 2181
Assisted dying regulations ... 1451
Clinical information systems ... 800
Education, PDD, and health program reviews ... 2334
Emergency medical services ... 273, 1057
Fentanyl overdoses ... 1888-89
Health care in central Alberta ... 1769
Health services for Fort McMurray residents ... 811
Health services for wildfire-affected Albertans ... 865
Health services for wildfire evacuees ... 814
Hospital chaplains in central Alberta ... 2336-37
Indigenous community concerns ... 1656
Mental health services ... 766-67
Mental health services for wildfire evacuees and first responders ... 894
Midwifery services ... 466, 767, 769
Northern Lights regional health centre evacuation ... 816
Opioid addiction treatment and death reporting ... 2578
Opioid use ... 1147-48
Opioid use in indigenous communities ... 917
Opioid use prevention ... 892-93, 1005-6, 1821
Opioid use prevention and mitigation ... 2111
Opioid use prevention and treatment ... 1565
Palliative care ... 341-42
Physician-assisted dying ... 393-94
Rural ambulance dispatch service ... 1009-10
Support for wildfire evacuees and first responders ... 811-12
Wainwright health care facilities ... 1059
Wildfire control and support for recovery ... 866
Palliative care
Access ... 341-42
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Second reading ... 842
Committee ... 925-27
Committee, amendment A1 (sections 18.81, pharmaceutical equipment ownership; 18.82, regulatory provisions) (Ellis: carried as amended) ... 925-27
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
Postsecondary educational institutions
Funding ... 19
Primary care (medicine)
Mental health services ... 2272
Primary care networks
Expansion proposed ... 766
Review documentation (Motion for a Return 22: defeated on amended motion), amendment to exclude confidential advice to minister, motion on (Payne: carried) ... 1735
Seniors' benefit program
Prescription drug coverage (Motion Other than Government Motion 503: carried) ... 485-86
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 18-20
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 18-20
Wainwright Health Centre
Capital needs ... 1059
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Gastrointestinal illness among evacuees ... 865
Gastrointestinal illness among first responders ... 865
Health care for evacuees ... 814, 865
Health care for first responders ... 865
Mandatory evacuation orders ... 816
Phillips, Shannon (Lethbridge-West, ND; Minister of Environment and Parks)
Aboriginal consultation
Process development ... 182
Act to Ensure Independent Environmental Monitoring, An (Bill 18)
First reading ... 964-65
Second reading ... 1125-26
Committee ... 1192
Third reading ... 1199-1200, 1204-5
Reporting provisions ... 1200
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 351, 364-65
Adoption
Review of restrictions on advertising by prospective parents (Motion Other than Government Motion 510: carried unanimously) ... 2291
Agriculture
Environmentally sustainable practices ... 1383
Airlines
Direct international flights ... 1236
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Fall 2016 convention ... 1932-33
Ministerial forum ... 272
Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency
Review ... 1125, 1200
Bioenergy industries
Review ... 1508
SBI BioEnergy project ... 177-79
Calgary Transit
Light-rail transit, green line project ... 177
Campgrounds
Funding ... 93-94
Carbon levy
Application to coal-fired electric power plants ... 864
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 714, 1500, 1723, 2109
Economic impact studies ... 1379, 1654-55, 1818
General remarks ... 916
Impact on affordable housing costs ... 1305
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1236, 1383, 2275
Impact on AISH recipient income ... 1306
Impact on Albertans on fixed incomes ... 913
Impact on charitable organization costs ... 1090
Impact on consumer prices ... 609-10, 614, 712, 898, 1148, 2583
Impact on education costs ... 796-97, 867
Impact on energy costs ... 898
Impact on health care costs ... 867, 893
Impact on municipal costs ... 608, 745, 1932-33
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 746, 893
Impact on postsecondary education costs ... 714, 1089, 1214, 1934
Impact on seniors' costs ... 745-46, 797-98, 2405
Impact on seniors' housing costs ... 1305, 2405
Impact on transportation industry costs ... 1148, 1163
Implementation in Lloydminster ... 2581
Provisions for interjurisdictional carriers ... 1163
Public reporting on ... 1470
Rate ... 2258-59
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 713, 741, 745-46, 797-98, 1146, 1163-64, 1306, 2583
Referendum proposed ... 1818-19
Revenue utilization ... 609, 714, 1164, 1304, 1470, 1473, 2333
Small-business exemption proposed ... 962
Carbon offsetting
Reverification process ... 2483
Caribou
Little Smoky and A La Peche range plan ... 1773, 1818
Climate change
Research on ... 90
Climate change and emissions management fund
Projects funded ... 177
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1164, 1379, 1723
Remarks on carbon leakage ... 2109
Stakeholder consultation ... 1183, 1185
Climate Leadership Act
Carbon levy exemptions ... 1163, 1236
Carbon levy provisions ... 1163-64
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
First reading ... 1095
Second reading ... 1163-65, 1183, 1185
Committee ... 1479, 1491, 1493-94, 1496, 1500, 1508, 1513
Committee, amendment A5 (receipts issued for documents removed by inspectors) (Ellis: carried) ... 1479
Committee, amendment A7 (performance measures) (Swann: defeated) ... 1491, 1493-94
Committee, amendment A8 (Auditor General reviews) (Swann: defeated) ... 1496
Committee, amendment A9 (aviation fuel tax) (Starke: defeated) ... 1500
Committee, amendment A11 (forest industries fuel exemption) (Drysdale: defeated) ... 1508
Committee, amendment A13 (registered charities exemption) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1513
Third reading ... 1541
Schedule 1, carbon levy on fuel ... 1163
Schedule 2, Energy Efficiency Alberta enactment ... 1163-64
Schedule 3, changes to existing legislation (Alberta Corporate Tax Act, Alberta Personal Income Tax Act, Climate Change and Emissions Management Act) ... 1163-64
Sections 4-13, carbon levy application to fuels ... 1163
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Education and awareness initiatives ... 1164
General remarks ... 1146
Impact on pipeline support ... 1473
Implementation ... 177
Job creation ... 1470
Plan development ... 185, 614, 714
Coal
Thermal coal exports ... 958
Diesel fuel
Marked fuel exemption from carbon levy ... 608, 1508
Disaster recovery program
Funding ... 93-94
Electric power
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs) ... 91, 864-65
Power purchase arrangements (PPAs), provincial lawsuit ... 1817
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities, clean-burning technology ... 1005, 1377-78
Coal-fired facilities, conversion to natural gas ... 958
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 88-90, 175, 232, 440-41, 709, 958, 1005, 1238-39, 1377-78, 1817, 1819, 1933, 1936, 2109
Coal-fired facilities retirement, government communication with affected communities ... 2058
Coal-fired facilities retirement, points of order on debate ... 1385
Electric power prices
Forecasts ... 958
Renewable/alternative energy costs ... 898
Elk
Population management ... 770-71
Population management, Suffield area ... 1721, 1725
Elk hunting
Licences ... 770-71
Energy conservation
Efficiency programs ... 913, 2334-35
Performance measures ... 1146
Energy Efficiency Alberta
Mandate ... 1163-64
Energy industries
Clean technology ... 1817
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 865-66
Job losses ... 712
Support for ... 712
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act (Bill 6, 2015)
General remarks ... 1654-55
Environmental monitoring
Chief scientist ... 1125, 1200
Environment and Parks ministry oversight ... 341, 441-42, 511-12, 514, 516
Funding ... 512-13
Indigenous Wisdom Advisory Panel ... 1125-26, 1199-1200
Science Advisory Panel ... 1125, 1200
Environmental protection
Local initiatives ... 184
Farm produce
Producer costs ... 1236
Fertilizer industry
Environmental performance standards ... 1236
Fishing
Allowable catches ... 564
Allowable catches, walleye ... 564
Sport fishing management ... 563
Flood damage mitigation
Southern Alberta projects, Bighorn MD, Canmore, Bragg Creek, and Redwood Meadows ... 2111-12
Forest industries
Environmental initiatives ... 2483
Timber allocations ... 1773, 1818
Gasoline
Marked fuel exemption from carbon levy ... 608, 1508
Grazing lands, public
Leaseholder environmental stewardship ... 1090
Greenhouse gas emissions
Emission intensity, use of term ... 1723
Reporting, Auditor General's recommendations ... 2116-17
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1723, 2109
Performance standards ... 1723
Housing
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 93-94
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Iyãhé Nakoda First Nation
Flood damage mitigation projects ... 2112
Job creation
Programs ... 709
Lake aeration
Suspension ... 462-63, 613
Lethbridge (city)
Environmental protection, local initiatives ... 184
Lethbridge-West (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 183-84, 2291
Overview ... 182-83
Minimum wage
Impact on tourism industry ... 1236
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 93-94
Minister's responses in Oral Question Period ... 2582
Nonprofit organizations
Energy efficiency program ... 800
Oil
Tax on imports ... 2108
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 2030
Oil sands development
General remarks ... 272
Secondary organic aerosol (SOA) emissions ... 1215
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
First reading ... 1606
Second reading ... 1641-42
Committee ... 2116-17
Committee, amendment A1 (annual reporting) (Fraser: defeated) ... 2116-17
Third reading ... 2588-89
Exemption for new upgrading ... 1641
Stakeholder consultation ... 2116
Ontario
Climate change strategy ... 1091
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Responses to questions ... 2582
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Affordable housing ... 1305
Agricultural environmental practices ... 1382-83
Bioenergy initiatives ... 178-79
Bovine tuberculosis ... 1721
Budget 2016 ... 709
Carbon levy ... 608-10, 713-14, 800, 867, 1148, 1818-19, 2333, 2583
Carbon levy and agricultural costs ... 1236, 2275
Carbon levy and AISH recipients ... 1306
Carbon levy and charitable organizations' costs ... 1090
Carbon levy and education costs ... 796-97, 1235
Carbon levy and health care costs ... 893
Carbon levy and postsecondary education costs ... 1089, 1214
Carbon levy and seniors ... 797-98, 2405
Carbon levy and vulnerable Albertans ... 913, 1379
Carbon levy in Lloydminster ... 2581
Carbon levy rate ... 2258-59
Carbon levy revenue utilization ... 1470, 1473
Carbon policies ... 1723, 2109
Climate change strategy ... 177, 614
Climate leadership plan ... 1146
Coal-fired electric power plant retirement ... 88-90, 175, 232, 440-41, 1238-39, 1377-78, 1819, 1936, 2058, 2109
Coal strategy ... 90-91, 958, 1005
Economic competitiveness ... 1309
Electric power prices ... 958
Electricity costs ... 2273-74
Electricity power purchase arrangements ... 864-65
Elk population ... 770-71
Energy and environmental policies ... 514
Energy efficiency programs ... 2334-35
Energy policies ... 898, 916-17, 1817, 1932-33
Environmental monitoring ... 511-13, 516
Environmental monitoring and reporting ... 341, 441-42
Fish and wildlife conservation ... 462-63
Flood damage mitigation in southern Alberta ... 2111-12
Forest industries and the environment ... 2483
Forest industry issues ... 1773
Fort McMurray and area environmental monitoring, province-wide fire ban ... 868
Fort McMurray energy industry recovery ... 865-66
Fuel tax and carbon levy revenue utilization ... 1934
Government policies ... 272, 613, 712, 741, 962, 1654-55
Government policy development ... 2030
Landowner and leaseholder rights ... 1090
Little Smoky and A La Peche caribou range plan ... 1818
Municipal funding and tax collection ... 745
Off-road vehicle safety ... 1472
Oil sands secondary organic aerosol emissions ... 1215
Oral Question Period questions and responses ... 2582
Postsecondary education funding ... 714
Renewable energy contracts ... 2256-57
Renewable energy strategy ... 1091, 1304, 1989
Sage grouse protection order ... 1380
Seniors and the carbon levy ... 745-46
Sport fishing management strategies ... 564
Tourism industry support ... 1236
Wildfire-affected animals ... 817
Wildlife management ... 1724-25
Peter Lougheed provincial park
William Watson Lodge ... 94
Pipeline construction
Approval process ... 2117
Enbridge Northern Gateway project ... 917
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 514
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project ... 917
TransCanada Energy East project ... 917
Points of order (current session)
Language creating disorder ... 1385
Postsecondary educational institutions
Funding ... 714
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions Compensation Act (Bill 19)
Committee, amendment A1 (chief scientist and science advisory panel appointments) (Clark: defeated) ... 1192-93
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Environmental liability ... 2257
Private investment in ... 1989
Provincial contracts, requests for proposals ... 2256-57
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Provincial initiatives ... 1091, 1239
Provincial program eligibility criteria ... 2274
Provincial targets ... 1304
Transition to ... 1309, 1819, 2109
Transition to, funding ... 2273-74
Rocky Mountains
Eastern slopes land management ... 1472
Sage grouse
Federal protection order ... 1380
Schoolchildren's transportation
Fees ... 608
Schools
Renewable/alternative energy use ... 1235
Small business
Tax rate ... 2583
Species at Risk Act (federal)
General remarks ... 1818
Specified gas emitters regulation (Alberta Regulation 139/2007)
Fund utilization ... 177
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 182-84
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 182-84
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 184-85
Strikes and lockouts
Right to strike ... 351
Tourism
Sport fishing tourism ... 564
TransCanada Energy
Power purchase arrangement ... 91
Tsuut'ina First Nation
Flood damage mitigation projects ... 2112
United Nations framework convention on climate change
General remarks ... 2117
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Environmental monitoring ... 868
Wildlife conservation following ... 817
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire bans ... 868
Wildlife conservation
Fort McMurray wildfire impact ... 817
Provincial strategy ... 462-63
Wildlife damage compensation program
Predator-related damage ... 1725
Wildlife management
Complaint response ... 1724-25
Piquette, Colin (Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater, ND)
Aboriginal Consultation Levy Repeal Act (Bill 12)
Second reading ... 906
Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater (constituency)
Land conservation ... 1209
Member's personal and family history ... 42, 44, 500
Overview ... 42-43
Athabasca University
Geophysical research ... 1209
Information technology system consolidation ... 273
Sustainability ... 43-44, 273
Bon Accord Equinox Festival
Members' statements ... 1717
Bullying
Cyberbullying in schools, awareness and prevention initiatives (Motion Other than Government Motion 507: carried) ... 1260
Economic development
Diversification ... 43
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1631-32
Penalties under act ... 1631
Health care
Rural services ... 511
Heritage sports
Members' statements ... 2401
Home repair and improvement
Impact on insurance payments ... 501
Insurance industry
Public- vs. private-sector delivery ... 500-501
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 508, 859, 889, 909, 1208, 1229, 1443, 1715, 2250, 2399
Kidney dialysis
Local service ... 511
Lac La Biche (hamlet)
Kidney dialysis service ... 511
Land conservation
Members' statements ... 1209
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
French language use ("Piquette affair") ... 42
Members' Statements (current session)
Equinox Festival in Bon Accord ... 1717
Fort McMurray and area wildfire relief ... 828-29
Katherine Spencer and heritage sports ... 2401
Land conservation in Athabasca-Sturgeon-Redwater ... 1209
Portage College Pipeline Training Centre ... 517
Mental health services
High Level services ... 511
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1592-94, 1640
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1640
Committee ... 2011, 2013
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) ... 2011, 2013
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) ... 2011, 2013
Regulation development ... 2011, 2013
Stakeholder consultation ... 1592, 1640, 2011, 2013
Municipalities
Governance ... 1592
Growth management boards ... 1592-93
Intermunicipal collaboration frameworks ... 1592-94
Municipal development plans ... 1593-94
Regional partnerships ... 1592-93
Off-road vehicles
Restrictions on use in areas at high risk of wildfire ... 1631
Ombudsman's office
Mandate ... 1592
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Athabasca University ... 273
Fort McMurray disaster relief and recovery ... 812-13
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 1699-1700
Petrochemicals diversification program ... 2404
Rural health care ... 511
Wildfire management ... 770
Petrochemicals diversification program
Projects funded ... 2404
Portage College
Pipeline training facility, members' statements ... 517
Seniors' benefit program
Special-needs assistance ... 501
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 500-501
Smoky Lake (town)
Dogsledding world championship hosting ... 2401
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 42-43
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 42-43
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 44
Spencer, Katherine
Members' statements ... 2401
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 1666
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Recovery program ... 813, 1699-1700
Relief efforts, members' statements ... 828-29
Services for evacuees ... 812-13
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire bans ... 1631
Flat Top Complex report recommendations ... 1631
Incendiary ammunition ban ... 1631
Spring preparation ... 770
Pitt, Angela D. (Airdrie, W)
Addiction treatment
Services for adolescents and families ... 2181
Affordable supportive living initiative
Grant funding ... 152
Performance measures ... 153
Airdrie (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 1281-82
Airdrie Home & Lifestyle Show
Members' statements ... 748
Airdrie roads
Sierra Springs commercial area access ... 961
Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre
Funding ... 2181
Alberta Affordable Housing Review Committee Act (Bill 202)
Second reading ... 309-10
Public consultation ... 309
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Resignation letter of former CEO Vickie Kaminski ... 396
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Applicant wait times ... 1767
Auditor General's report ... 1767
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock (constituency)
Overview ... 208
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1410
Economic impact studies ... 1379, 1818
Impact on AISH recipient income ... 1379
Impact on charitable organization costs ... 1089-90
Impact on consumer prices ... 1142-43, 1359-60, 1364
Impact on education costs ... 1358-59
Impact on energy costs ... 1359-60
Impact on municipal costs ... 1359
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 792, 1856
Impact on seniors' income ... 1378
Members' statements ... 1142-43
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 1379
Referendum proposed ... 1818
Revenue utilization ... 1406
Child and Youth Advocate's office investigations/inquiries
Death of aboriginal child in kinship care ("Marie"/Serenity) ... 1889, 1933
Child protective services
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1889
Children in care ... 1470-71
Death review ministerial panel ... 2479, 2501
Death review system ... 2479
Deaths of children in care, members' statements ... 1928-29
Jordan's principle (child first) ... 1933
Provincial action plan ... 2501
Round-table on child care, 2014 ... 1904
Serious injuries of children in care ... 1889
Service provision following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 815
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1379
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1358-60, 1364, 1368, 1406
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1358-60, 1364, 1368
Committee ... 1410-12, 1510-11, 1520-21
Committee, amendment A1 (carbon levy revenue utilization) (McIver/Fraser: defeated) ... 1410-12
Committee, amendment A13 (registered charities exemption) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1510-11
Committee, amendment A15 (carbon levy reporting on bills and receipts) (Pitt: defeated) ... 1520-21
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Implementation ... 101
Corporations
Support for ... 101-2
Economic development
Diversification ... 101-2
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 1954
Emergency debate under Standing Order 30
Deaths of children in care ... 1904-5
Employment training
Eligibility criteria ... 175-76
Energy industries
Environmental protection, public perception ... 102
Market access ... 102, 223
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Second reading ... 2372-73
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Starke: defeated) ... 2372-73
Family support for children with disabilities (FSCD) program
Services for wildfire-affected families ... 815
Famous Five
General remarks ... 655
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Third reading ... 1281-83
Foster care
Support services ... 1933
Government accountability
General remarks ... 103
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Performance measures ... 1368
Health care
Members' statements ... 396
Home-schooling
Members' statements ... 1716
Trinity Christian School Association loss of accreditation ... 1716
Human services
Government contracts ... 2406
Human trafficking
Prevention strategies ... 592-93
Immunization
Education and awareness initiatives ... 1846
Immunization of children
Health ministry access to personal information, privacy issues ... 1847
Income support program
Learner income support ... 175-76
International relief
Ethiopia, Rainbow for the Future project ... 208
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 605, 705, 1691, 1862, 2176, 2251, 2399
Kinship care
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1889
Child placement process ... 1933
Support services ... 1933
Maintenance enforcement program (family support)
Accounts in arrears ... 1450
Review ... 1450
Members' Statements (current session)
Airdrie Home & Lifestyle Show ... 748
Carbon levy ... 1142-43
Charities ... 792
Deaths of children in care ... 1928-29
Health care system ... 396
Home-schooling ... 1716
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women ... 2331
Midwifery
Funding ... 465-66, 769
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Leilani O'Malley Muir, responses ... 269
Women's suffrage centennial, responses ... 655
Ministry of Human Services
Minister's response to deaths of children in care ... 2501
Ministry of Infrastructure
Budget 2015-2016, undeployed funding ... 152
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 152
Ministry of Service Alberta
Main estimates 2016-2017 debate, amendment A12 (minister's office, deputy minister's office, and corporate services expenses) (Pitt: defeated) ... 948
Muir, Leilani O'Malley
Ministerial statement, responses ... 269
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
Members' statements ... 2331
Nonprofit organizations
Charities, members' statements ... 792
Social service provision ... 2406
Office of the Premier
Premier's attendance at Ontario ND fundraiser ... 102
Official Opposition
Job-creation plan ... 175-76
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 1777-78
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1777-80, 1856
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Panda: defeated) ... 1777-80
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1856
Third reading ... 2593
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Loewen: defeated) ... 2593
Stakeholder consultation ... 2593
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Addiction treatment services for adolescents ... 2181
Airdrie's Sierra Springs commercial area access ... 961
AISH administration ... 1767
Carbon levy ... 1818
Carbon levy and charitable organizations' costs ... 1089-90
Carbon levy and vulnerable Albertans ... 1379
Child death review system ... 2479
Children in care ... 1470-71
Deaths and injuries of children in care ... 1889
Emergency funding for wildfire evacuees ... 830
Employment training ... 175-76
Human trafficking ... 592-93
Maintenance enforcement program ... 1450
Midwifery services ... 465-66, 769
Nonprofit social services providers ... 2406
PDD service delivery ... 297-98, 1603
PDD service eligibility ... 1212-13
Protection of children in care ... 1933, 2501
Safety standards for persons in care ... 563
Seniors' Advocate ... 880-81
Support for wildfire-affected vulnerable Albertans ... 815
Persons in care
Safety standards, stakeholder consultation on ... 563
Persons with developmental disabilities
Safety standards for bathing ... 563
Service provision following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 815
Persons with developmental disabilities program
Eligibility criteria, persons with cerebral palsy ... 1212-13
Funding criteria ... 1603
General remarks ... 297-98
Supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment ... 1603
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Third reading ... 932
Pipeline construction
Approval process ... 102
TransCanada Energy East project ... 102
Public health
Disease incidence reporting requirements, privacy issues ... 1847
Public Health Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28)
Committee ... 1847
Public Trustee
Human Services ministry review documents (Cooper/Pitt: defeated) ... 2286
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Other jurisdictions ... 1953-54
Private investment in ... 1954
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Transition to ... 1406
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 1953-55
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1953-55
Section 14, ministerial direction to ISO ... 1954
Rental housing
Rent control, Economic Development and Trade minister's remarks on ... 309
Seniors
Service provision following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 815
Seniors' Advocate
Independence ... 880-81
Interim appointment ... 880
Seniors' benefit program
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 578-79
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Committee ... 555
Committee, amendment A2 (expiry of act) (Yao: defeated) ... 555
Third reading ... 578-80
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 578-79
Sexually transmitted diseases
Incidence reporting requirements ... 1847
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 101-2
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 102-3, 208, 223
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 152-53
TransCanada Energy
Power purchase arrangement ... 101
Unemployment
General remarks ... 101
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Services for evacuees, emergency debit cards ... 830
Wind power
Environmental impacts ... 1954-55
Provincial capacity ... 1953
Women
Right to vote in Alberta, centennial, ministerial statement, responses ... 655
Youth at risk
Service provision following Fort McMurray and area evacuation ... 815

 

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