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Hansard Speaker Index
29th Legislature, 2nd Session (2016-2017)
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Larivee, Danielle (Lesser Slave Lake, ND; Minister of Municipal Affairs)
Aboriginal communities
Services for Fort McMurray and area evacuees, federal/provincial jurisdiction ... 866
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Committee ... 418
Committee, amendment A10 (essential services to include ambulance attendants) (McIver: defeated) ... 418
Affordable housing
Funding ... 229
Agricultural programs
Disaster relief ... 1654
Agriculture
Brazeau county agricultural disaster declaration ... 1654
Value-added industries, market development ... 1720-21
Air quality
Monitoring, Fort McMurray wildfire area ... 897-98
Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Fall 2016 convention ... 2219-20
Position on linear property assessment ... 111
Alberta building code
Harmonization with federal energy efficiency standards ... 1893-94
Safety bulletin for municipalities ... 897
Alberta centennial education savings plan
Program closure ... 696
Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Provincial Operations Centre ... 804
Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Position on linear property assessment ... 111
Animals
Wildfire-affected pets ... 809, 817
Bioenergy industries
Slave Lake Pulp biomethanization project ... 236
Budget 2016-2017
Four key pillars ... 1584-85
Canadian Red Cross
Donations from the public ... 803
Emergency funding ... 804, 808
Evacuee registration ... 804, 808-9, 811-12, 861, 876
Family reunification services ... 811-12
Role in Fort McMurray wildfire relief efforts ... 895
Capital projects
Funding ... 74
Job creation ... 715
Public-private partnerships (P3) ... 1870
Carbon levy
Impact on municipal costs ... 1891
Chestermere (city)
Investigation of municipal affairs, petition to minister on ... 713, 741, 768
Child protective services
Child and Youth Advocate's recommendations ... 1912
Cities and towns
Civic charters ... 229, 394
Cold Lake (city)
Education property tax ... 744
Construction industry
Steel-frame construction standards ... 896-97
Disaster recovery program
Federal funding ... 150
Fort McMurray wildfire claim administration ... 812
Funding ... 71, 74, 861
Funding from supplementary supply ... 149-50
Outstanding claims from southern Alberta floods ... 230
Preregistration proposed ... 961
Edmonton (city)
Municipal sustainability initiative funding ... 744
Education property tax
Municipal collection timeline ... 31
Tax rate ... 744
Elections, municipal
Female candidates, promotion of ... 2108
Emergency debate under Standing Order 30
Deaths of children in care ... 1912-13
Emergency management
Planning ... 961-62
Energy industries
Fort McMurray company executives, Premier's and Energy minister's meetings with ... 876
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 863, 867, 876
Farm animals
Wildfire-affected animal rescue ... 911
Financial Administration Act
Section 42.1, tabling of loans in the Assembly ... 695-96
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading ... 695-96
Flood plains
Floodway buyout program ... 230
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1613-14
Forest industries
Disaster relief funding ... 711
Forest management agreements ... 2504
Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta
FireSmart program administration ... 2504
Fort McMurray (urban service area)
Essential services ... 1056
Housing
Transitional and low-barrier housing policy review (Motion Other than Government Motion 501: carried unanimously) ... 133-34
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017
Estimates debate ... 70-71, 73-75
International trade
Agriculture and Forestry minister's trade mission to China and South Korea ... 1720-21
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 225, 337, 910, 1299, 1560, 1648
Job creation
Key pillars in budget (supporting families and communities, investing in infrastructure, diversifying energy industry and markets, supporting business) ... 2317
Programs ... 715
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Cree remarks ... 235-36
Lesser Slave Lake (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 235-37
Overview ... 236
Libraries
Grant funding ... 71
Livestock
Wildfire-affected animal rescue ... 911
Mental health services
Review ... 133-34, 1912
Services following emergency events ... 809, 876, 911
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Fort McMurray and area wildfire ... 803-4, 808-9, 861-62, 875-76, 891, 953-54, 1052, 1084-85
Wildfires in Alberta ... 911, 953-54, 1052, 1084-85
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Capital funding ... 74
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 ... 73-74
Interim supply estimates 2016-2017 debate ... 70-71
Operational expenses ... 74
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016 debate ... 149-50
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
First reading ... 1310
Second reading ... 1583-85, 1625-26, 1641
Committee ... 1939-41, 2014, 2018-20, 2022, 2091, 2094-98, 2197, 2219-23
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) ... 1939-41, 2014, 2018-20, 2022, 2091, 2094-98, 2197
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) ... 2014
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) ... 2018-20, 2022
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) ... 2091
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) ... 2094-97
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) ... 2098
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) ... 2197
Committee, amendment A2 (consultation on regulations) (McIver: defeated) ... 2219-21
Committee, amendment A3 (minimum tax) (Starke: defeated) ... 2222-23
Third reading ... 2317, 2320
Regulation development ... 1585, 2014, 2020
Section 88, inclusionary housing provisions ... 1584
Stakeholder consultation ... 1583-84, 1868-69, 1939-40, 2014, 2108
Municipal finance
Combined purchasing proposal ... 439
Funding ... 70-71, 298
Funding from interim supply ... 74
Grants in place of taxes (GIPOT) ... 74
Off-site levies ... 1584-85, 1940, 2098
Municipal Government Act
Review ... 1584
Stakeholder consultation ... 2108
Municipal Government Act review
Funding ... 71, 74-75
General remarks ... 394, 767-68
Scope ... 229
Stakeholder consultation ... 896
Municipal Government Board
Funding ... 71
Municipal sustainability initiative
Funding ... 31, 74, 114, 715, 744
Municipalities
Elected officials, women ... 2108
Growth management boards ... 75, 1584
Intermunicipal collaboration frameworks ... 1584, 1625, 2094-97
Land use and development, environmental considerations ... 1941
Regional partnerships ... 1584
Nonprofit organizations
Funding for Fort McMurray wildfire relief efforts ... 895
Ombudsman's office
Mandate ... 1585, 1625-26
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Agribusiness industry development ... 1720-21
Bovine tuberculosis ... 1605, 1696, 1721, 1820
Brazeau county agricultural disaster declaration ... 1654
Building codes and efficiency standards ... 1893-94
Building codes and standards ... 896-97
Carbon levy ... 1891
Education property tax in Cold Lake ... 744
Emergency management planning ... 961-62
FireSmart community grant program ... 2504
Flood recovery and mitigation ... 230
Forest fire fighting contracting ... 1700
Forest industry issues ... 1773
Fort McMurray disaster relief and recovery ... 812-13, 895
Fort McMurray economic recovery ... 1055
Fort McMurray energy industry and contract workers ... 881
Fort McMurray health and environmental issues ... 897-98
Fort McMurray resident re-entry plan ... 1056
Fort McMurray residents' housing concerns ... 877
Fort McMurray wildfire first responders ... 863
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery ... 812, 1699-1700
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery contracts ... 914-15
Government policies ... 229, 741
Industrial property taxes ... 767-68
Job creation and municipal funding ... 715
Legal aid and petition on Chestermere city council ... 713
Linear property assessment and taxation ... 111
Machinery, equipment, and linear property taxes ... 1147
Motor vehicle user charges ... 896
Municipal funding ... 298
Municipal funding and tax collection ... 744
Municipal Government Act amendments ... 1868-69
Municipal Government Act consultation ... 2108
Municipal infrastructure funding ... 114
Municipal minimum property tax ... 1820-21
Municipal tax maximum ratio ... 2274
Petition on Chestermere city council ... 768
Provincial fiscal policies ... 439-40
Public-private partnerships for capital projects ... 1870
Resource industry policies ... 867
School board autonomy ... 394
Support for municipalities ... 31
Support for wildfire evacuees and first responders ... 811-12
Support for wildfire evacuees and Fort McMurray economic recovery ... 862-63
Wildfire-affected animals ... 817
Wildfire emergency funding eligibility ... 866-67
Wildfire evacuee emergency debit cards ... 880
Wildfire management ... 711, 770
Wildfire prevention and control ... 918
Wildfire update ... 809-11
Pine beetle control
Healthy pine strategy ... 1773
Primary care (medicine)
Access to services ... 236-37
Property tax
Industrial assessment (machinery and equipment) ... 767-68, 1147
Industrial assessment centralization ... 1869, 2018-19
Linear property assessment ... 111, 439, 1147
Linear property assessment, revenue distribution ... 767
Linear property assessment, tax collection ... 1625
Minimum tax ... 1820-21
Tax rate, ratio of residential to nonresidential ... 1585, 2274
Roads
Toll roads ... 896
School boards and districts
Autonomy ... 394
Slave Lake (town)
Primary health care services ... 236-37
Special Areas Board
Job creation ... 237
Student financial aid (postsecondary students)
Repayment deferral for wildfire-affected students ... 861
Student testing (elementary and secondary)
Grade 12 diploma examinations, wildfire-affected students ... 861
Supplementary supply estimates 2015-2016
Estimates debate ... 149-50
Temporary foreign workers
Services for wildfire-affected workers ... 866-67
Tuberculosis management (livestock industries)
Suffield area outbreak ... 1605, 1696, 1721
Support for ranchers ... 1820
Unmanned aerial vehicles
Restrictions on use in areas at high risk of wildfire ... 1614
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Abandoned motor vehicle recovery ... 911
Explosion investigation ... 954
Family reunification services ... 811-12
Federal logistical support ... 804, 808, 891
Firefighting resources ... 1084-85
Health care for evacuees ... 876
Information to evacuees ... 861, 1056, 1085
Mandatory evacuation orders ... 808, 861, 1085
Ministerial statements ... 803-4, 808-9, 861-62, 875-76, 891, 911, 953-54, 1052, 1084-85
Premier's and Municipal Affairs minister's site visits ... 808, 861
Publicly available information ... 876
Recovery program ... 812-13, 1699-1700
Recovery program, local business participation ... 914-15, 1055
Recovery program, small business ... 1055
Resident return plan ... 861, 876-77, 891, 954, 1052, 1056, 1085
Resident return plan, disposal of perishable goods ... 897
Resident return plan, skilled tradespeople ... 1055
Services for evacuees ... 812-13, 861, 866-67
Services for evacuees, emergency debit cards ... 862, 876, 880, 891, 911, 1085
Services for evacuees, persons ineligible for employment insurance ... 867, 881
Services for first responders ... 863
Wildfire, Little Smoky (2016)
Mandatory evacuation order ... 911, 953-54, 1052
Wildfire, Peace Country (2016)
Firefighting resources ... 1052
Wildfire, Slave Lake (2011)
General remarks ... 1613
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire bans ... 810-11
Fire-retardant chemical use ... 898
Fire season designation ... 1614
Firefighting contracts ... 711, 808, 1700
FireSmart program ... 918, 1614, 2504
Flat Top Complex report recommendations ... 1613-14
Funding ... 711
Spring preparation ... 770, 810
Wildfires
Provincial update ... 809-10
Provincial update, ministerial statement ... 808-9, 911, 953-54, 1052, 1084-85
Wood Buffalo regional municipality
FireSmart grants ... 2504
Provincial state of emergency ... 808-10
Provincial state of emergency continuation (Government Motion 18: carried) ... 1287
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Speech from the Throne
Address given ... 1-4
Littlewood, Jessica (Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville, ND)
Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act
Repeal ... 12
Act to Enhance Off-highway Vehicle Safety, An (Bill 36)
Committee ... 2300
Committee, amendment A1 (exemption for hunters and trappers) (van Dijken: defeated) ... 2300
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Committee ... 401-2
Committee, amendment A3 (replacement workers) (Hunter: defeated) ... 401-2
Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta, An
General remarks ... 124
Agriculture
Environmentally sustainable practices ... 2409
General remarks ... 1343
Air quality
Monitoring, Fort McMurray wildfire area ... 897-98
Brewing industry
Craft breweries ... 279-80
Bullying
Cyberbullying in schools, awareness and prevention initiatives (Motion Other than Government Motion 507: carried) ... 1582
Capital projects
Funding ... 12
Carbon capture and storage
Alberta Carbon Trunk Line ... 12
Carbon levy
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1343-44
Child benefit program
Funding ... 12
Climate change
Impact on agriculture ... 2409
Research on ... 123-24
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1343
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1343-44
Corporations
Access to capital ... 11
Education finance
Funding ... 12
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 123-24
Employment training
Programs ... 12
Energy industries
Support for ... 12
Ethics and Accountability Committee, Select Special
Committee proceedings ... 882-83, 2363-64
Legislation review ... 12
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Second reading ... 2363-64
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Starke: defeated) ... 2363-64
Fair Trading (Motor Vehicle Repair Pricing Protection for Consumers) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 203)
Second reading ... 482
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment) (Cooper: carried) ... 482
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1620-22
Penalties under act ... 1620-21
Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville (constituency)
Low-income families ... 12
Member's personal and family history ... 11, 401-2, 537
Overview ... 10-12
Government accountability
General remarks ... 12
Government policies
General remarks ... 11, 123-24
Health care finance
Funding ... 12
Immigration, refugee, and citizenship case processing centres
Vegreville centre closure ... 1565
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 169, 268, 589, 910, 1649, 1979
Josephburg Agricultural Society
Members' statements ... 773
Judges
Appointment process, members' statements ... 2261
Laws and legislation
Review ... 12
Low-income families
Support for ... 12
Members' Statements (current session)
Josephburg Agricultural Society ... 773
Judicial appointments ... 2261
Minimum wage ... 1094-95
Two Sergeants Brewing ... 279-80
Ukrainian Pysanka Festival in Vegreville ... 1658
Minimum wage
Increase, impact study (Motion Other than Government Motion 505: defeated) ... 855-56
Members' statements ... 1094-95
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1626
Stakeholder consultation, school boards ... 1626
Municipal Government Act review
Stakeholder consultation ... 12
Nonprofit organizations
Volunteer boards of directors ... 11
North West Redwater Partnership
Bitumen upgrading project ... 12
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 11
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Climate change and agriculture ... 2409
Ethics and Accountability Committee ... 882-83
Fort McMurray health and environmental issues ... 897-98
Palliative care ... 341
Royalty framework ... 112
Vegreville immigration centre ... 1565
Palliative care
Access ... 341
Payday loan companies
Oversight ... 12
Petrochemicals diversification program
General remarks ... 12
Pipeline construction
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 12
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day Act (Bill 206)
Committee ... 1250-51
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Provincial framework ... 112
Review ... 12
School boards and districts
Agreements with municipalities on land ... 1626
Seniors' Home Adaptation and Repair Act (Bill 5)
Second reading ... 537
Consumer protection provisions ... 537
Small business
Access to capital ... 11
Speech from the Throne
Address moved and seconded ... 10-12
Tourism
Rural tourism ... 12
Two Sergeants Brewing
Members' statements ... 279-80
Ukrainian-Canadian Heritage Day Act (Bill 26)
First reading ... 1659
Second reading ... 1660-61
Third reading ... 1673, 1675-76
Stakeholder consultation ... 1660
Ukrainian Pysanka Festival
Members' statements ... 1658
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Resident return plan, disposal of perishable goods ... 897
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire-retardant chemical use ... 898
FireSmart program ... 1621
Funding ... 1621-22
Wildfires
General remarks ... 1343
Spring fires ... 1620
Loewen, Todd (Grande Prairie-Smoky, W)
Act to Enhance Off-highway Vehicle Safety, An (Bill 36)
Third reading ... 2345-46
Act to Ensure Independent Environmental Monitoring, An (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1126-27, 1133
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1133
Committee ... 1191, 1194-95
Committee, amendment A1 (chief scientist and science advisory panel appointments) (Clark: defeated) ... 1194
Third reading ... 1201
Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency
Review ... 1126-27, 1191, 1194-95
Bitumen upgrading
General remarks ... 2233-35, 2591-92
Carbon levy
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 2002-3
Impact on agricultural costs ... 1344
Impact on business costs ... 1349, 1545-46, 1923
Impact on consumer prices ... 712, 1166, 1348-49, 1426
Impact on energy costs ... 1483-84
Impact on municipal costs ... 1166-67, 1358
Members' statements ... 1870-71
Rate ... 2258-59, 2591
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 1348, 1370, 1545-46
Revenue utilization ... 1165-66, 1348
Caribou
Habitat protection, impact on forest industries ... 2056
Little Smoky and A La Peche range plan ... 1817-18
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 2120
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1165-67, 1344, 1347-49, 1358, 1370
Second reading, motion to not now read (economic impact study proposed, reasoned amendment RA1) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 1347-49, 1358, 1370
Committee ... 1419-21, 1425-26, 1438-39, 1460-61, 1479-80, 1482-84, 1488, 1501-2, 1518, 1536
Committee, amendment A1 (carbon levy revenue utilization) (McIver/Fraser: defeated) ... 1419-21
Committee, amendment A2 (carbon levy rate) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1425-26
Committee, amendment A4 (ministerial reporting) (Jansen: defeated) ... 1438-39, 1460-61
Committee, amendment A5 (receipts issued for documents removed by inspectors) (Ellis: carried) ... 1479-80
Committee, amendment A6 (referendum provision) (Nixon: defeated) ... 1482-84, 1488
Committee, amendment A10 (greenhouse gas reduction assessments) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1501-2
Committee, amendment A14 (greenhouses exemption) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1518
Committee, amendment A19 (bill retroactive provisions) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1536
Third reading ... 1545-46
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1545-46
Passage through the Assembly, timeline on ... 1167, 1370
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Official Opposition position ... 2130
Coal mines and mining
Metallurgic coal ... 2514-15
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Borrowing during economic downturn (countercyclical spending) ... 1277
Debt-servicing costs ... 1278-79
Debt-to-GDP ratio ... 702-3
Provincial credit rating ... 1265-66, 1277-78
Economic development
Government role ... 1924
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 122-23
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 2042-43
Coal-fired facilities retirement, coal facilitator's report ... 1944-45
Energy industries
Environmental protection, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 2003
Environmental protection, public perception, members' statements ... 1095
Job losses ... 712
Support for ... 712, 1678
Technology innovation ... 1777
Environmental monitoring
Chief scientist ... 1126-27
Science Advisory Panel ... 1126-27
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee ... 2426-27
Committee, amendment A2 (donation reporting threshold) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2426-27
Fiscal policy
Government spending per capita ... 1266
Fiscal Statutes Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 10)
Second reading ... 702-3
Third reading ... 1265-66, 1277-78
Third reading, motion to not now read (provincial credit-rating plan, reasoned amendment RA1) (Hanson: defeated) ... 1265-66
Fish Creek provincial park
Wildfire prevention and control ... 1618
Fisheries Act (federal)
Conservation provisions ... 2514
Forest and Prairie Protection Act
Property seizure under act ... 1802-3
Forest and Prairie Protection Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 24)
Second reading ... 1615-18, 1622, 1632
Committee ... 1788-89, 1799-1800, 1802-4, 1917-18
Committee, amendment A1 (time limits on fire control plan approval (section 12) and investigations (section 17)) (Drysdale: defeated) ... 1788-89, 1917
Committee, amendment A3 (replace "thing" with "product" in section 31.4) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1799-1800, 1802-4, 1917-18
Third reading ... 1917-18
Amendments presented ... 1917-18
Opposition members' questions ... 1622, 1631
Provisions for appeal of administrative penalties ... 1616-17
Stakeholder consultation ... 1803-4
Forest industries
Competitiveness ... 2055-56
Timber allocations ... 1818
Forest management
General remarks ... 2514
Forest pests
Control and compliance measures ... 1616-17, 1632
Forest products
Softwood lumber agreement with the United States ... 2055-56
Fuel tax
Tax rate ... 1167
Government policies
Members' statements ... 278
Grande Prairie Regional College
Board of governors ... 1306
Polytechnic university designation proposal ... 1307
Transitional vocational program ... 1307
Grande Prairie regional hospital
New hospital ... 394-95, 712-13, 818
Greenhouse gas emissions
Reporting, Auditor General's recommendations ... 2120
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Cap and trade versus cap on emissions ... 1687
Performance measures ... 2130-31
Health care
Rural services, access to specialized services ... 343
Immunization of children
Health ministry access to personal information, privacy issues ... 1942-43
Innisfail-Sylvan Lake (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 219
Overview ... 219
Introduced organisms
Invasive aquatic species ... 1616
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 82-83, 588, 889, 1716, 1884
Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act (Bill 30)
Second reading ... 1923-24
Lake aeration
Suspension ... 462-63
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Decorum, booing, member's apology ... 1939
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Members' apologies ... 1939
Members' Statements (current session)
Bovine tuberculosis ... 1570
Carbon levy ... 1870-71
Government and Official Opposition policies ... 278
Mental health services in northern Alberta ... 818
Official Opposition sessional retrospective ... 2505
Social licence ... 1095
Mental health services
Northern Alberta service, members' statements ... 818
Ministry of Human Services
Minister's response to deaths of children in care ... 2502
Off-road vehicles
Restrictions on use in areas at high risk of wildfire ... 1615
Official Opposition
Environmental policy ... 2513-14
Policies ... 278
Sessional retrospective, members' statements ... 2505
Oil prices
Budgetary implications ... 212
Oil sands advisory group
Mandate on recommendations on climate leadership plan implementation ... 2001
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1678, 1687, 1710-11, 1760-61, 1776-79, 1806-8, 2001-3
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment) (Panda: defeated) ... 1710-11, 1760-61, 1777-79
Second reading, motion to not read before oil sands advisory group tables recommendations (reasoned amendment REA1) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1806-8
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Drysdale/Rodney: defeated) ... 2001-3
Committee ... 2119-21, 2130-31, 2233-35, 2240-41, 2535-36
Committee, amendment A1 (annual reporting) (Fraser: defeated) ... 2119-21, 2130-31
Committee, amendment A2 ( cap on upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2233-35
Committee, amendment A3 (section 3(h)(ii), regulations governing purchase, auction, trading, or retirement of greenhouse gas emission allowances) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2240-41
Committee, amendment A7 (partial upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2535-36
Third reading ... 2591-92
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Loewen: defeated) ... 2592
Impact on current leaseholders ... 2002
Stakeholder consultation ... 1710-11
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Carbon levy rate ... 2258-59
Fish and wildlife conservation ... 462-63
Forest fire fighting contracting ... 1700
Forest industry issues ... 2055-56
Government policies ... 712-13
Grande Prairie hospital construction ... 394-95
Grande Prairie Regional College ... 1306-7
Little Smoky and A La Peche caribou range plan ... 1817-18
Minister of Human Services ... 2502
Rural health services ... 343
Rural physician action plan ... 174-75
Wildfire prevention and control ... 918
Physicians
Rural physician action plan ... 174-75
Rural physicians, recruitment and retention ... 343
Pine beetle control
General remarks ... 217
Pipeline construction
Approval process ... 1808, 2592
Approval process (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 935-36, 941-42
Enbridge line 3 replacement project ... 2130
Enbridge Northern Gateway project ... 935-36, 2130
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 1760
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion project approval ... 2130
TransCanada Energy East project ... 935
Poems
Official Opposition sessional retrospective ... 2505
Promoting Job Creation and Diversification Act (Bill 1)
Committee ... 899-991
General remarks ... 212
Public lands
Water conservation and management in headwater regions (Motion Other than Government Motion 511: carried) ... 2513-15
Recall Act (Bill 208, 2010)
General remarks ... 123
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Job creation ... 1348
Other jurisdictions ... 1945
Private investment in ... 1944
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Transition to ... 1841
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 1842, 1944-45, 2041-43, 2078
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1842, 1944-45
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Gill: defeated) ... 2041-43, 2078
Committee ... 2135-36, 2140-41, 2153-55, 2492-93
Committee, amendment A2 (ISO mandate on renewable energy) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2135-36
Committee, amendment A3 (payments to and by ISO, sections 10 to 12) (Clark: defeated) ... 2140-41
Committee, amendment A5 (investigation, consideration of complaints re ISO program proposal development) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2153-55
Committee, amendment A7 (landowner consultation) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2492-93
Section 14, ministerial direction to ISO ... 1945
Road maintenance and repair
Funding ... 1278
Species at Risk Act (federal)
General remarks ... 1817
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 212, 217, 219
Tankers
Access to northern British Columbia ports (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: carried unanimously) ... 935-36, 941-42
Tourism
Industry support ... 1923
Tuberculosis management (livestock industries)
Members' statements ... 1570
Water Act
Conservation provisions ... 2514
Wildfire prevention and control
Fire control plans ... 1615-16, 1632, 1800, 1917
Fire season designation ... 1615, 1632
Firefighting contracts ... 1700
FireSmart program ... 918
Flat Top Complex report recommendations ... 918, 1616, 1799-1800
Funding ... 918, 1632
Wildlife conservation
Provincial strategy ... 462-63
Loyola, Rod (Edmonton-Ellerslie, ND)
Aboriginal communities
Climate leadership plan participation, members' statements ... 1989
Aboriginal consultation
Process development ... 209
Aboriginal Consultation Levy Repeal Act (Bill 12)
Second reading ... 906
Aboriginal peoples
Repatriation of sacred ceremonial objects ... 187
Act to Implement a Supreme Court Ruling Governing Essential Services, An (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 350-53, 355
Committee ... 383
Committee, amendment A2 (penalties for prohibited strikes) (Hunter: defeated) ... 383
Provisions not addressing Supreme Court ruling, member's request for information ... 351
Act to Modernize Enforcement of Provincial Offences, An (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 647-48
Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta, An
General remarks ... 127
Alberta Securities Commission
New chair and CEO ... 583-84
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Program ... 959
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock (constituency)
Communications with indigenous communities ... 209
Member's personal and family history ... 209
Calgary-Northern Hills (constituency)
Communication with constituents ... 215
Child benefit program
Funding ... 467
Child protective services
Death review ministerial panel ... 2482
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Implementation ... 188
Committee on Resource Stewardship, Standing
Property Rights Advocate annual report 2014 presented ... 117
Report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments: Energy, Environment and Parks, Indigenous Relations, Municipal Affairs, Transportation, Treasury Board and Finance ... 943
Constituency associations
Financial reporting requirements ... 2564
Day of the Dead
Members' statements ... 1599
Domestic violence
Awareness and education initiatives ... 187
Economic development
Diversification ... 188
Edmonton-Centre (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 51
Edmonton-Ellerslie (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 186-88, 523
Overview ... 187
Education finance
Funding ... 187
Election Recall Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 126-27
Second reading, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 127
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Essential services designation proposal ... 454
Ethics and Accountability Committee, Select Special
Mandate ... 187
Fair Elections Financing Act (Bill 35)
Committee ... 2450-51
Committee, amendment A6 (contributions to constituency associations) (Clark: defeated) ... 2450-51
Third reading ... 2564-65
Third reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Nixon: defeated) ... 2564-65
Government policies
General remarks ... 187-88, 2278
Health research
Genetics research ... 1989-90
Human Rights Day
Members' statements ... 2278
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Justice system administration
Minor offences, repeat offenders ... 647
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Language creating disorder, point of order on, remarks withdrawn ... 127
Spanish remarks ... 1599
Members' Statements (current session)
Day of the Dead ... 1599
Human Rights Day ... 2278
Indigenous community environmental initiatives ... 1989
Rwandan genocide day of reflection ... 446
St. Clement school human rights event ... 1003
University of Alberta Human Rights Lectureship ... 91
Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan ... 1300
Minimum wage
Increase, impact study (Motion Other than Government Motion 505: defeated) ... 852-53
Ministry of Energy
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments presented ... 943
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments presented ... 943
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate presented ... 943
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate presented ... 943
Ministry of Transportation
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments presented ... 943
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments presented ... 943
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Assured income for the severely handicapped ... 959
Child benefit program ... 467
Child death review ministerial panel ... 2482
Syrian refugees ... 2035
Wildfire evacuee emergency debit cards ... 880
Pharmacy and Drug (Pharmaceutical Equipment Control) Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 205)
Second reading ... 841
Pill press machines
Federal regulation proposed ... 841
Points of order (current session)
Language creating disorder, remarks withdrawn ... 127
Political advertising by third parties (corporations, unions, advocacy groups, etc.)
General remarks ... 2565
Political parties
Contribution limits ... 2564
Spending limits ... 2564
Property Rights Advocate
Annual report 2014 presented ... 117
Public service
Contract agreements ... 352-53
Refugees
Syrian refugee resettlement ... 2035
Reports by standing and special committees
Property Rights Advocate annual report 2014 ... 117
Resource Stewardship Committee report of 2016-2017 estimates debate and amendments: Energy, Environment and Parks, Indigenous Relations, Municipal Affairs, Transportation, Treasury Board and Finance ... 943
Rwanda
Genocide, members' statements ... 446
St. Clement elementary/junior high school, Edmonton
Inquiry into Human Rights, members' statements ... 1003
Securities Act
Harmonization with other provinces ... 523, 526, 584
Securities Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 6)
Second reading ... 523-24, 526
Second reading, motion to refer bill to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment RF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 526
Committee ... 528, 530
Third reading ... 583-85
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 523, 526
Stakeholder consultation ... 530
Seniors' benefit program
Prescription drug coverage (Motion Other than Government Motion 503: carried) ... 489
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 186-88
Addresses in reply, maiden speeches ... 186-88
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 51, 188, 209, 215
Strikes and lockouts
Right to strike ... 351
University of Alberta
Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights, members' statements ... 91
Vaisakhi
Nagar Kirtan, members' statements ... 1300
Weasel Head, Grand Chief Charles
Remarks on aboriginal community environmental initiatives ... 1989
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Services for evacuees, emergency debit cards ... 880
Luff, Robyn (Calgary-East, ND)
Aboriginal children's education
Cultural programs ... 1010
Act to End Predatory Lending, An (Bill 15)
Committee ... 1157
Adoption
Review of restrictions on advertising by prospective parents (Motion Other than Government Motion 510: carried unanimously) ... 2287-88, 2292
Affordable housing
Access ... 305-6
Federal-provincial agreement ... 1724
Federal-provincial agreement, point of order on debate ... 1727
Federal-provincial agreement, point of order on debate, member's apology ... 1727
Alberta Affordable Housing Review Committee Act (Bill 202)
First reading ... 92
Second reading ... 305-6, 473
Public consultation ... 305, 473
Almadina Language Charter Academy, Calgary
Members' statements ... 1863
Arts and culture
Event hosting ... 440
Support for ... 440
Assisted dying
Members' statements ... 1465
Bitumen upgrading
General remarks ... 2238
Calgary-East (constituency)
Business enterprises ... 57
General remarks ... 222
Member's personal and family history ... 305, 631-32, 1318-19, 2287-88
Overview ... 56
Calgary Housing Company
Funding ... 1724
Calgary-Shaw (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 222
Capital projects
Funding ... 57
Carbon levy
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 1319
Child benefit program
Implementation ... 56-57
Climate Leadership (report by Dr. Andrew Leach)
General remarks ... 1319
Climate Leadership Implementation Act (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 1187, 1318-19
Second reading, motion to refer to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Cooper: defeated) ... 1187
Committee ... 1431-32, 1507-8, 1533
Committee, amendment A2 (carbon levy rate) (Loewen: defeated) ... 1431-32
Committee, amendment A11 (forest industries fuel exemption) (Drysdale: defeated) ... 1507-8
Committee, amendment A17 (school bus fuel exemption) (Aheer: defeated) ... 1533
Climate leadership plan, provincial
Canada West Foundation report ... 1682
General remarks ... 1681-83
Debts, private
Microloans ... 1157
Short-term loans ... 1453
Delorme, Donna
Advocacy for assisted dying ... 1465
East Calgary health centre
Immunization services ... 1943
Education
General remarks ... 56, 1863
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously) ... 631-32
Parental choice (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: carried unanimously), amendment (Luff: withdrawn by unanimous consent) ... 632, 634
Education finance
Funding for aboriginal students ... 1010
Educational curricula
Aboriginal content ... 1010
Mathematics, members' statements ... 2496
Electric power
Capacity market system ... 2554
Energy Efficiency Alberta
Mandate ... 57
Energy industries
Environmental protection, public perception ... 1318-19
Job creation ... 1683
Festivals and events
Tourism promotion ... 441
Greater Forest Laws 55+ Society
Members' statements ... 599
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Reduction strategies ... 1681-83
Income tax, provincial
Tax rate ... 1635
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 1207, 1861, 2176, 2269
Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council
Education agreement ... 1010
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Members' apologies ... 1727
Members' Statements (current session)
Almadina Language Charter Academy ... 1863
Fort McMurray teachers and school administrators ... 900-901
Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society ... 599
Mathematics education ... 2496
Medical assistance in dying ... 1465
Syrian refugee resettlement ... 91-92
Modernized Municipal Government Act (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 1635
Northland school division No. 61
Crossministry collaboration ... 1010
Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 1681-83
Committee ... 2238, 2544
Committee, amendment A2 ( cap on upgrading emissions) (Aheer: defeated) ... 2238
Committee, amendment A8 (biomass emissions) (Aheer/MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2544
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Affordable housing ... 1724
Arts and culture industries ... 440-41
Indigenous education and curriculum content ... 1010
Short-term personal loans ... 1453
Small-business and self-employed assistance ... 1866
Wildfire-affected students' diploma examinations ... 832
Payday loan companies
Oversight ... 56, 1453
Pipeline construction
Interjurisdictional co-operation ... 2238
Points of order (current session)
Language creating disorder ... 1727
Public Health Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 28)
Third reading ... 1943
Public transit
GreenTRIP program funding ... 57
Refugees
Syrian refugee resettlement, members' statements ... 91-92
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Job creation ... 1319
Renewable Electricity Act (Bill 27)
Second reading ... 2081-84
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment) (Gill: defeated) ... 2081-84
Committee ... 2380, 2554
Committee, amendment A6 (program objectives and evaluation criteria) (MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2380
Committee, amendment A10 (publication of ISO advice) (Barnes/MacIntyre: defeated) ... 2554
School administrators
Wildfire response, members' statements ... 900-901
Self-employment
Support for ... 1866
Small business
Support for ... 1866
Social housing
Federal-provincial agreement ... 1724
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 56-57
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 221-22
Student testing (elementary and secondary)
Grade 12 diploma examinations, wildfire-affected students ... 832
Taxation
Tax rate ... 1635
Teachers
Fort McMurray wildfire response, members' statements ... 900-901
Wildfire, Fort McMurray (2016)
Teachers' response, members' statements ... 900-901

 

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