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Hansard Speaker Index
30th Legislature, 1st Session (2019-2020)
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Feehan, Richard (Edmonton-Rutherford, NDP)
Aboriginal children's education
General remarks ... 1152-54
Aboriginal claims
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 1135
Aboriginal communities
Economic development ... 1350-51
Environmental programs ... 55, 99-100
Programs and services ... 1713
Aboriginal consultation
Pipeline development ... 30
Sale of public land (Motion Other than Government Motion 507: defeated) ... 2029-30, 2036-37
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 1135
Aboriginal peoples
Federal-provincial jurisdiction ... 57
Programs and services, funding 2019-2020, members' statements ... 2715
Aboriginal relations
General remarks ... 99
Members' statements ... 57, 1645, 2076
Treaties ... 166, 2049
Treaty acknowledgement ... 30, 1645
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 553-55, 562-64
Second reading, motion to not now read because the Assembly is of the view that the bill will not draw investment or stimulate the economy and further public consultation is necessary (reasoned amendment RA1) (Shepherd/Irwin: defeated) ... 553-55
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 553
Committee ... 994-96, 1095-97, 1235-37, 1349-51
Committee, amendment A1 (overtime pay provisions) (Sweet: defeated) ... 1095-97
Committee, amendment A2 (bill title change) (Phillips: defeated) ... 1235-37, 1349-51
Act to Protect Public Health Care, An (Bill 203)
First reading ... 808
Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills committee final report with recommendation that bill not proceed ... 1904-5
Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills committee final report with recommendation that bill not proceed, motion for concurrence (carried) ... 1875-76
Bill development and progress ... 901
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 99-101, 166-67
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet: defeated) ... 166-67
Alberta cancer prevention legacy fund
Dissolution ... 2064
Alberta Electric System Operator
Alberta's Wholesale Electricity Market Transition Recommendation (2016 report) ... 1964-65
Alberta friendship centres
Funding ... 2715
Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis
Aboriginal representation ... 1723-24
Alberta Indian Investment Corporation
General remarks ... 1720
Alberta indigenous opportunities corporation
Budget 2019-2020 ... 2076
Funding ... 1660
Funding criteria ... 1660-61
General remarks ... 1349-50
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Second reading ... 1659-61
Committee ... 1712-16, 1720-24, 1765-66
Committee, amendment A1 (section 2(2), "in natural resource projects and related infrastructure" struck out) (Feehan: defeated) ... 1714-16
Committee, amendment A2 (section 5(1.1), addition of requirement that majority of directors be members of an indigenous group) (Feehan) ... 1721-22
Members' language during debate ... 1712, 1720, 1723, 1771
Regulatory provisions ... 1713
Scope of act ... 1765-66
Section 14(b), regulations on board appointments ... 1660
Stakeholder consultation ... 1766, 1771
Alberta Senate Election Act (Bill 13)
Committee ... 1429-31
Committee, amendment A4 (provision for agreements with aboriginal community authorities) (Feehan/Bilous: defeated) ... 1430-31
Committee, point of order raised, remarks withdrawn ... 1430
Alberta teachers' retirement fund
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2419-20, 2425
Alberta's path to reconciliation (February 2019 document)
Removal from government website ... 1645
Apeetogosan (Métis) Development Inc.
General remarks ... 1720
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2019 (Bill 5)
Committee ... 1135-36
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Grocery store ... 1715-16
Awo Taan Healing Lodge, Calgary
Gift of red dress to the Assembly ... 1788
Beaver First Nation
Chief Trevor Mercredi ... 1659
Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society
Funding ... 2715
Bills, private members' public (procedure)
Referral to committee ... 1897
Blackfoot Confederacy
General remarks ... 705-6
Protocol agreement with province ... 1660, 1713, 1765-66
Blood Tribe
Business and industry ... 1715
Budget 2019
Impact on women ... 2370
NDP petition, members' statements ... 2540-41
Calgary-North East (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 1952
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Section 2(d), freedom of association ... 952
Capital projects
Interprovincial projects, provincial response to federal policies (Government Motion 34: carried) ... 1858-59
Interprovincial projects, provincial response to federal policies (Government Motion 34: carried), amendment A1 (addition of "and that would roll back progress on efforts to reach Canada's current greenhouse gas emissions targets, including the abysmal federal TIER plan") (Hoffman/Bilous: defeated) ... 1858-59
Job creation ... 663
Catholic schools
General remarks ... 786-87
Chamber (Legislative Assembly)
Banging on desks prohibited under standing orders ... 231
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement (Protecting Alberta’s Children) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 202)
Second reading ... 1119-21
Penalty provisions ... 1120
Child protective services
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2135
Climate change strategy, provincial
Demonstrations at the Legislature, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 1908
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
Aboriginal community component ... 99-101, 166-67, 349
Committee on Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills, Standing
Bill 203, An Act to Protect Public Health Care, final report with recommendation that bill not proceed, motion for concurrence (carried) ... 1875-76
Community Futures Treaty Seven
General remarks ... 1720
Conservatism
General remarks ... 1494-95
Corporate taxation, provincial
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 348, 472, 663-64
Rate decrease ... 2371
Relation to economic growth ... 348-49, 471-73, 663-64
Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare's Law) Act (Bill 17)
Committee ... 1924-26
Third reading ... 1952-54
Implementation ... 1924-25
Discrimination
Jean Vanier's remarks ... 554-55
Domestic violence
Programs and services ... 1952-54
Economy of Alberta
Economic downturn, 2014-2015 ... 995
Performance measures and indicators ... 1236-37
Edmonton-Riverview (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 562-63
Edmonton-Rutherford (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 830, 1095-96, 1260, 1449-50, 1924, 2369-70
Edmonton Social Planning Council
Over-qualified, Underemployed: Accessibility Barriers to Accreditation for Immigrant Women with Foreign Qualifications (report) ... 1260-62
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 714, 1434-35, 1447-50
Section 19, alternative programs, boards' ability to operate outside of jurisdiction ... 1151-53
Sections 24-28, charter schools ... 714-16, 1495-96
Section 87, disqualification of trustees ... 714-15
Section 218, duty to report, application to charter schools ... 714
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 714-16, 786-88, 1151-54
Second reading, motion that bill be not now read because the Assembly is of the view that further time is necessary to enable school boards to adjust policies (reasoned amendment RA1) (Bilous/L. Sigurdson: defeated) ... 786-88
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Nielsen/Eggen: defeated) ... 1151-54
Committee ... 1433-35, 1447-50, 1463, 1470-72, 1479-81, 1494-96
Committee, amendment A3 (antidiscrimination policies and codes of conduct) (Irwin: defeated) ... 1463, 1470-72, 1479-81
Election Commissioner
Appearance before Public Accounts Committee on investigation of complaints proposed ... 2387
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 101
Electric utilities
Billing ... 1964-65
Electricity Statutes (Capacity Market Termination) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1937-40, 1964-65
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet/Ganley: division) ... 1964-65
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 995-96, 1095
Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability Act, 2019 (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 2104-6
Committee ... 2369-71
Section 4, Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act amendments ... 2371
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments ... 2104, 2369, 2371
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments, repeal of ban on replacement worker use during strikes and lockouts ... 2105-6
Section 12, Post-secondary Learning Act amendments ... 2369-70
Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act
General remarks ... 994
Fair Registration Practices Act (Bill 11)
Committee ... 1259-62
Family resource network
Partnerships with community organizations, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2281
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 2063-65, 2095-96
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2096
Second reading, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2096
Committee ... 2517-19, 2778-80
Committee, amendment A3 (postsecondary enrolment target provisions) (Eggen:defeated) ... 2517-19
Committee, amendment A5 (consultation with postsecondary institutions, faculties, and students) (Eggen: defeated) ... 2778-80
Omnibus bill ... 2063-64
Forest industries
Timber allocations within Loon River and Lubicon Lake First Nations territories ... 2049
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Supreme Court decision on rights (Vriend decision) ... 1463, 1480
Violence against, ministerial statement, response ... 1788
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Faith-based schools ... 787
Provincial strategy ... 562, 831
Gender discrimination
General remarks ... 553
Grande Prairie Friendship Centre
Funding ... 2715
Health care
Public funding and delivery, members' statements ... 1863-64
Services for aboriginal people, child-first policy (Jordan's principle) ... 1713
Health care finance
Publicly funded services ... 978-79, 1228-29
Health facilities
Private clinics ... 901
Health Services and Support Facilities Subsector Bargaining Association v. British Columbia 2007 SCC 27
Supreme Court decision on collective bargaining ... 952
Human rights
General remarks ... 786-88
Income tax, provincial (personal income tax)
Indexation, Premier's remarks ... 2063-64
Indexation suspension ... 2063, 2095-96
Indian Business Corporation
General remarks ... 1720
Indigenous climate leadership initiative (2015-2019)
General remarks ... 1350, 1660, 1765
Program termination ... 2135
Indigenous housing capital program
Program suspension ... 2135
Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women
Funding ... 2715
Introduction of Guests (procedure)
Introduction by members ... 229-30
Introduction by the Speaker (Standing Order 7(2), (3)) ... 229-31
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 1747, 2539, 2663, 2787
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Second reading ... 347-49
Committee ... 471-73, 663-64
Labour Relations Code
Sections 32-41, union certification ... 563-64
Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 2065
Lottery fund
Dissolution ... 2064
Louis St. Laurent Catholic high school, Edmonton
Year-end liturgy ... 553-55
Lubicon Lake First Nation
Land claim settlement, funding from supplementary supply ... 1135
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Changes in party affiliation, Assembly opposition to (Government Motion 10: carried) ... 1344-45
Changes in party affiliations ... 231-32
Imputing motives to, points of order, remarks withdrawn ... 1908
Reference by name in the Assembly ... 2064
Reference to absence from the Chamber ... 2419
Members' Statements (current session)
Budget 2019 petition ... 2540-41
Indigenous relations ... 57, 1645, 2076
Missing and murdered indigenous women ... 301
Public health care ... 1863-64
Urban indigenous program funding ... 2715
Metis Calgary Family Services
Funding ... 2715
Métis harvesting policy
Policy agreements ... 1309-10
Minimum wage
Youth wage ... 554-55, 562-64, 996, 1095-96
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, response ... 1788
National Indigenous Peoples Day, response ... 1077-78
Ministry of Children's Services
Program review, points of order on debate ... 2725
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Budget, 2019-2020 ... 2135
Former minister's visits to aboriginal communities ... 1659
Mother Earth Essentials
General remarks ... 1714
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
Second reading ... 630-31, 705-6
Purpose and intent ... 630-31
Municipalities
Regional collaboration ... 705-6
National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Final report ... 1650-51, 1790-91
Final report, members' statements ... 301
Final report, use of word "genocide" ... 1650-51
Native Counselling
Funding ... 2715
Nechi Institute
Move ... 2722
O'Chiese First Nation
Business and industry ... 1715
Oil sands development
History ... 1938-39
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Bill 203 ... 1904-5
Election Commissioner ... 2387
Environmental programs in indigenous communities ... 55
Health care user fees and wait times ... 901-2
Indigenous Relations budget 2019-2020 ... 2135
Indigenous treaty rights ... 30
Métis harvesting policy ... 1309-10
Missing and murdered indigenous women and girls ... 1790-91
Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry final report ... 1650-51
Nechi Institute ... 2722
Paddle Prairie Métis settlement wildfire recovery ... 296
Public health care ... 1228-29
Publicly funded health care ... 978-79
Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society funding ... 2669
Timber allocations within First Nations territories ... 2049
Paddle Prairie Métis settlement
Wildfire damage ... 296
Wildfire recovery ... 296
Physicians
Billing and payment system, extra billing ... 901, 1228-29
Points of clarification (current session)
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 553
Points of order (current session)
Explanation of Speaker's ruling (relevance) ... 553
Imputing false motives ... 2096
Imputing false motives, remarks withdrawn ... 2096
Imputing motives, remarks withdrawn ... 1908
Parliamentary language ... 2725
Parliamentary language, remarks withdrawn ... 2281
Protection of Students with Life-threatening Allergies Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 830-31, 1123
Committee, amendment A1 (board development of policies, risk reduction plans) (Glasgo: carried) ... 1123
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 952-53
Second reading, motion on previous question pursuant to Standing Order 49(2) (Nixon: carried) ... 952-53
Government members' use of earplugs during debate ... 1876, 2063, 2065
Time for debate ... 1236
Railroads
Oil transportation contracts (Motion Other than Government Motion 503: defeated) ... 613-14
Reconciliation between aboriginal and nonaboriginal peoples
General remarks ... 1659, 1712
NDP government's position ... 1077-78
Red Deer Urban Aboriginal Voices Society
Funding ... 2715
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 2418-20, 2425
Second reading, motion to not now read because the Assembly is of the view that dissolving the Election Commissioner's office could have negative impacts (reasoned amendment RA1) (Ganley: defeated) ... 2418-20
Committee, time allocation (Government Motion 36: carried) ... 2441
Section 6, Alberta Sport Connection Act repeal ... 2418-19
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Industry development ... 1938-40
Reports presented by standing and special committees
Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee final report on Bill 203, An Act to Protect Public Health Care, with recommendation that bill not proceed, motion for concurrence (carried) ... 1875-76
Residential schools
General remarks ... 715
Royalty structure (energy resources)
General remarks ... 1938-39
School boards and districts
LGBTQ2S-plus staff members' rights ... 1463, 1470-72, 1479-81
Settlement Investment Corporation
General remarks ... 1720
Siksika First Nation
Flood recovery, funding from supplementary supply ... 1135-36
Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta
Funding ... 2669
Slavery
General remarks ... 952-53
Special Olympics
Funding ... 2419
Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Amendments to SO 3, 7, 8, 13, 29(3), 32, 37, 52(1)(c), 52.04, 59.01, 59.02(3), 64(1)(a), 74.1, 74.2(2), 89, addition of SO 31.1, 46.1, 52.011, 74.11, consequential changes re committee name (Government Motion 11: carried as amended) ... 229-32
Amendments to SO 3, 7, 8, 13, 29(3), 32, 37, 52(1)(c), 52.04, 59.01, 59.02(3), 64(1)(a), 74.1, 74.2(2), 89, addition of SO 31.1, 46.1, 52.011, 74.11, consequential changes re committee name (Government Motion 11: carried as amended), amendment A3 (introduction of guests by Speaker) (Orr: carried) ... 229-30
SO 3(1.1), notice of morning sitting cancellation ... 231
Student financial aid (postsecondary students)
Loans, interest rate increase ... 2370
Supply-side economics
General remarks ... 1096-97
Surgery procedures
Wait times, Premier's remarks ... 902
Tallcree First Nation
Environmental initiatives ... 1660
Tax credits
Education and tuition tax credit termination ... 2370
Tourism
Aboriginal tourism ... 1715, 1765-66
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Report recommendations implementation ... 30
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Tuition freeze termination ... 2369-70
United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
Implementation ... 30, 166-67, 1712-13
Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth, Calgary
Funding ... 2715
Voting in the Assembly (procedure)
Free votes on matters of conscience (Government Motion 9: carried) ... 1338-40
Water quality
Drinking water, aboriginal community projects ... 1712-13
Whitefish (Goodfish) Lake First Nation
Environmental initiatives ... 1660
Wildfire, Chuckegg Creek (2019)
Evacuations ... 296
Winnipeg General Strike
General remarks ... 952
Fir, Tanya (Calgary-Peigan, UCP; Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism)
Act to Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to Amend the Navigation Protection Act and to Make Consequential Amendments to Other Acts, An (federal Bill C-69)
Provincial response ... 319
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Purpose and intent ... 319
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Purpose and intent ... 319
Agricultural products
Export market development ... 902-3
Agriculture
International investment in Alberta ... 903
Airlines
Direct international flights ... 319
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Committee ... 1764-65
Stakeholder consultation ... 1764-65
Alberta Innovates Corporation
Layoffs ... 2482
Artificial intelligence
Industry development ... 823
Beef
Export market development, Asia ... 902-3
Blackfoot Confederacy
Protocol agreement with province ... 1764
Calgary (city)
Tourism industry ... 1083-84
Calgary board of education
Layoffs ... 2482
Calgary-Peigan (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 318-19
Overview ... 319
Calgary-South East (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 320
Canola
Export market development, Asia ... 902
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
Dissolution ... 2048
Corporate taxation, provincial
Rate decrease ... 1652, 2048
Relation to economic growth ... 2654
Economic development
Diversification ... 2613
Investment attraction ... 1086-87, 1848, 2048-49, 2654-55
Provincial strategy ... 319-20
Elections, provincial
2019 election ... 319
Energy resources
Export market development, Asia ... 903
Federated Co-ops
Warehouse closure ... 2482
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Committee, amendment A2 (Film and Television Tax Credit Act amendments) (Aheer/Fir/: carried) ... 2367
International trade
Trade with Asia ... 1087-88
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 46, 265, 2651
Job creation
Performance measures ... 2613
Provincial strategy ... 319
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Purpose and intent ... 319
Lowe's Canada (hardware retail chain)
Store closures ... 2482-83
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
General remarks ... 2048
Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (federal Bill C-48)
Provincial response ... 319
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Artificial intelligence industry ... 823
Film and television industry support ... 2134
Film and television tax credit ... 2186
Investment in Alberta ... 1848, 2048
Investment in Alberta and job creation ... 1086-87
Job creation ... 2613
Public- and private-sector layoffs ... 2482-83
Tax credit programs ... 1652
Technology industry development ... 2654-55
Tourism development in Banff-Kananaskis ... 1873
Tourism industry ... 1083-84
Tourism promotion ... 1311
Tourism strategy ... 1904
Trade mission to Asia and agricultural exports ... 902-3
Trade with Asia ... 1087-88
Pork
Export market development, Asia ... 902
Public lands
Lease lengths ... 1311
Red tape reduction
Provincial strategy ... 2048
Screen-based production grant program
Program termination ... 2134, 2186
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 318-20
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 320
Tax credits
Alberta investor tax credit (AITC), suspension of funding ... 1652
Film and television industry credit ... 2134, 2186
Interactive digital media tax credit (IDMTC), suspension of funding ... 1652
Interactive digital media tax credit (IDMTC) termination ... 2654
Technology industries
Industry development ... 823
Tourism
10-year provincial strategy ... 1904
Industry development ... 319, 1083-84
Industry development, Banff-Kananaskis ... 1873
Industry development, South Korean tourists ... 903
Tourism strategy
Strategy development ... 1311
Trade missions
Economic Development, Trade and Tourism minister's travel to Japan and South Korea ... 902-3, 1087-88
Unemployment
Layoffs ... 2482-83
Wheat
Export market development, Asia ... 902

 

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