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Hansard Speaker Index
30th Legislature, 1st Session (2019-2020)
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Irwin, Janis (Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood, NDP)
16 days of activism against gender-based violence
Awareness events ... 2607-8
Aboriginal communities
Job creation ... 192
Aboriginal consultation
Sale of public land (Motion Other than Government Motion 507: defeated) ... 2035
Aboriginal relations
Treaty acknowledgement ... 392
Abortion services
Access (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: defeated) ... 1890-91
Access to the future fund
Dissolution ... 2231-32
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 237, 504, 509, 512, 525-27
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) ... 502, 504, 509, 512, 525-27
Committee ... 1293-94, 1358
Committee, amendment A2 (bill title change) (Phillips: defeated) ... 1293-94
Committee, amendment A3 (Christmas Day holiday) (Gray: defeated) ... 1358
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 98-99, 125, 139-41
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet: defeated) ... 125, 139-41
Committee ... 240
Committee, amendment A1 (consultation provisions) (Schmidt: defeated) ... 240
Act to Support Gay-Straight Alliances, An
General remarks ... 298, 423, 711
Implementation ... 784
Affordable housing
Capital plan ... 2188
Funding ... 2794-95
General remarks ... 1954
Alberta cancer prevention legacy fund
Dissolution ... 2232-33
Alberta Federation of Labour
President's remarks on Bill 9 ... 940-41
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Second reading ... 1683-84
Members' language during debate ... 1684
Alberta Teachers' Association
Collective agreement 2018-2020 ... 1056-57
President ... 1056
Alberta teachers' retirement fund
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2215, 2443-44
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
President's remarks on Bill 9 ... 940-41
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Indexation suspension ... 2068, 2188, 2312-13
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Communications manager's remarks on provincial resource development policies ... 1683-84
Aubé, Jessica
Members' statements ... 192
Budget 2019
Impact on women ... 2117
Canada pension plan
Alberta administration studied ... 2443
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Section 2(d), freedom of association ... 939
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc., income calculation ... 139-41
Revenue utilization ... 139-40, 240
Century Park supportive living facility, Vegreville
Layoffs ... 1702-3, 2385
Child mental health services
Edmonton services ... 2004
Children and poverty
Statistics ... 393
Climate change
General remarks ... 125, 139-40
Climate change strategy, provincial
Demonstrations at the Legislature, members' statements ... 1839
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
Aboriginal community component ... 140
Conscience Rights (Health Care Providers) Protection Act (Bill 207)
General remarks ... 2385
Government members' voting ... 2486
Government position ... 2256-57, 2277
Conversion therapy
Government position ... 604, 1170-71
Daycare subsidies
Child care subsidy program, funding 2019-2020 ... 2385
Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare's Law) Act (Bill 17)
Committee ... 1916
Third reading ... 1954
Comparison with other jurisdictions' legislation ... 1916
Domestic violence
Programs and services ... 1916, 1954
Early learning and child care centres
$25-a-day program ... 393
Provincial pilot program review ... 2385
Edmonton-Ellerslie (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 504
Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 393, 710, 1156
Overview ... 392-94
Edmonton public school board
John Carpay's letter to on gay-straight alliances ... 1754-55
Edmonton-Riverview (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 188
Education
Provincial strategy ... 188, 393
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 423, 711-12, 750-51, 784-85, 806, 1083, 1156-58, 1438-40, 1453-55, 1460-62, 1622-24, 1632
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations), points of order on debate ... 759
Proclamation ... 298
Section 33, board responsibilities ... 1622-24
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 710-12, 784-85, 1156-58
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) ... 784-85
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Nielsen/Eggen: defeated) ... 1149, 1156--1158
Committee ... 1438-40, 1453-55, 1460-63, 1622-24, 1627
Committee, amendment A3 (antidiscrimination policies and codes of conduct) (Irwin: defeated) ... 1461-63
Committee, amendment A4 (bill application to private schools) (Shepherd/Irwin: defeated) ... 1521
Committee, amendment A6 (board policies) (Hoffman: defeated) ... 1622-24, 1627
Third reading ... 1632
Stakeholder consultation ... 711, 805-6
Educational curricula
Review, members' statements ... 2025
Election recall
Other jurisdictions ... 2289
Election Recall Act (Bill 204)
Second reading ... 2288-89
Electricity Statutes (Capacity Market Termination) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1965-66
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Resource Stewardship Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet/Ganley: division) ... 1965-66
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 237, 527
Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability Act, 2019 (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 2068-69
Committee ... 2312-14
Omnibus bill ... 2068, 2312
Overview ... 2312-13
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments ... 2385
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments, public service collective bargaining provisions ... 2069
Environmental protection
Legislative and regulatory provisions ... 440
Fair Registration Practices Act (Bill 11)
Second reading ... 1250-51
Female genital mutilation
Ministerial statement, response ... 2607
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 2065
Committee ... 2231-33, 2810-11
Flood damage mitigation
Bow River projects ... 125
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Access to health care ... 2257
Education minister's remarks ... 710, 750-51, 980-81
Health services for transgender and gender-diverse persons ... 2390
Premier's principal secretary's remarks ... 360
Protection for LGBTQ2S teacher and educational staff ... 1227
Support for homeless youth ... 2795
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Premier's remarks ... 33
Privacy issues ... 298, 1083
Provincial strategy ... 422-23, 1754-55
Research ... 1156-58
School board policies ... 604
Government policies
Members' statements ... 1279-80
Health care
Provincial system ... 393
Rural services ... 1890-91
Indigenous housing capital program
Program suspension ... 2188
Introduction of Guests (procedure)
Introduction by members ... 228
Introduction by the Speaker (Standing Order 7(2), (3)) ... 228
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 46, 98-99, 191, 265, 1077, 1839, 2213, 2325, 2787
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms
President ... 806
Lac Ste. Anne-Parkland (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 2065
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Remarks in French ... 509
Members of the Legislative Assembly
LGBTQ2S-plus members ... 393
Members' Statements (current session)
Climate change strategy ... 1839
Educational curriculum ... 2025
Government policies and parliamentary debate ... 1279-80
Government policies and women ... 2385
Jessica Aubé ... 192
Teachers ... 2214-15
Violence against women ... 2789-90
Minimum wage
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 1294
Rate ... 393
Youth wage ... 238, 504, 509, 512, 525-27, 1293-94
Youth wage, other jurisdictions ... 526
Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
Funding decrease ... 2117
Funding for status of women ... 2385, 2390
Minister's mandate on women's issues ... 2117
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Minister's connection to Journey Canada ... 1170-71
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
Second reading ... 657, 703
Municipalities
Regional collaboration ... 657, 703
Office of the Premier
Premier's principal secretary ... 360
Official Opposition
Role ... 1279-80
Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (Bill 28)
Committee ... 2636-37
Committee, amendment A1 (expenditure of monies recovered) (Pancholi/Sweet: defeated) ... 2636-37
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Access to sexual and reproductive health services ... 2256-57
Affordable housing ... 2188
Bill 8 consultations ... 805-6
Bill 207 ... 2277, 2486
Budget 2019 impact on women ... 2117
Child mental health services ... 2004
Child mental health services in Edmonton ... 1974
Conversion therapy use in Alberta ... 1170-71
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 298, 423, 750-51, 980-81, 1083, 1754-55
Housing for vulnerable Albertans ... 2794-95
LGBTQ teacher and educational staff employment protection ... 1227
LGBTQ2S-plus rights ... 604
Premier's principal secretary ... 360
Students' political participation, LGBTQ student supports ... 33
Support for transgender Albertans ... 2390
Vegreville Century Park supportive living facility ... 1702-3
Parents for Choice in Education
General remarks ... 805
Parliamentary debate
Members' statements ... 1279-80
Use of epithets, points of order ... 759
Points of order (current session)
Epithets ... 759
Relevance ... 2435
Political demonstrations
Student participation during school hours ... 33, 711
Pride Month
General remarks ... 710
Protection of Students with Life-threatening Allergies Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 835-36
Comparison with other jurisdictions' legislation ... 835
Implementation ... 835-36
Implementation cost ... 836
Stakeholder consultation ... 836
Public Sector Services Continuation Act (Bill 45, 2013)
Demonstrations at the Legislature ... 939-40
General remarks ... 939
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 939-41
Second reading, motion on previous question pursuant to Standing Order 49(2) (Nixon: carried) ... 939-41
Third reading ... 1055-57
Government members' use of earplugs during debate ... 2065
Public service
Contract negotiations ... 2069
Public Service Salary Restraint Act (Bill 46, 2013)
General remarks ... 939
Quorum in the Assembly
Points of quorum raised ... 504
Red tape reduction
Definition of red tape ... 440
Red Tape Reduction Act (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 440-41
Purpose and intent ... 237-38, 440
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 2417-18
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) ... 2417-18
Committee ... 2442-44
Committee, points of order on debate ... 2435
Election Commissioner provisions ... 2442
Public service pension provisions ... 2385
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Job creation ... 140, 240
Renewable/alternative energy sources
Transition to ... 140
Reproductive health services
Access ... 2256-57, 2486
Access (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: defeated) ... 1890-91
Residential Tenancies (Safer Spaces for Victims of Domestic Violence) Amendment Act (Bill 204, 2015)
General remarks ... 1916
Royal Alexandra hospital, Edmonton
Child and adolescent mental health services ... 1974
Royalty Guarantee Act (Bill 12)
Committee ... 1292-93
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Modernized royalty framework (2017) ... 1293
School boards and districts
LGBTQ2S-plus staff members' rights ... 1461-63
Screen-based production grant program
Program termination ... 2232-33
Seniors' benefit program
Indexation suspension ... 2385
Prescription drug benefits ... 2385
Social services
Support for vulnerable Albertans ... 440-41
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 392-94
Addresses in reply, questions and comments ... 188
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 394
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) ... 228
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) ... 228
Student financial aid (postsecondary students)
Loans, interest rate increase ... 2068-69, 2313-14
Supportive living accommodations
Lodges, income support indexation suspension ... 2313
Tax credits
Education and tuition tax credit termination ... 2069, 2232
General remarks ... 2231
Teachers
Members' statements ... 2214-15
Thunberg, Greta (environmental activist)
Visit to Alberta ... 1839
Transgender Day of Remembrance
General remarks ... 2390
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Tuition freeze termination ... 2069, 2232, 2313-14, 2385
United Conservative Party
2019 election platform (Alberta Strong and Free) ... 2444
Membership ... 806
United Nurses of Alberta
Director of labour relations' remarks on Bill 9 ... 941
President ... 1056
President's remarks on Bill 9 ... 940-41
Violence against women
30th anniversary of l'école Polytechnique de Montréal shootings, members' statements ... 2788
Members' statements ... 2788-89
Wages
Gender equality ... 1702-3
Women
Government policies impact on, members' statements ... 2385
Women' shelters
Spaces ... 2794
Workers' Compensation (Enforcement of Decisions) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 206)
Second reading ... 2493
Issik, Whitney (Calgary-Glenmore, UCP)
Abortion services
Access (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: defeated) ... 1893-94
Alberta Electric System Operator
Renewable electricity program (REP) ... 1931
Alberta indigenous opportunities corporation
Funding ... 1661
General remarks ... 177-78
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Second reading ... 1661-62
Calgary (city)
Cultural communities ... 621
Calgary-Glenmore (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 177-78
Overview ... 177-78
Condominiums
Governance, regulatory review ... 1284
Connect Charter School, Calgary
Members' statements ... 355
Corporate taxation, provincial
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 467
Diabetes
Patient programs and services ... 2217
Technology review ... 2218
Diabetes Awareness Month
Members' statements ... 2076
Educational curricula
Technology curriculum ... 174
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement, transition payment to power companies ... 1931
Electric utilities
Deregulation ... 1931-32
Electricity Statutes (Capacity Market Termination) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 18)
Second reading ... 1928-29, 1931-32, 1943-44
Stakeholder consultation ... 1928-29
Flood damage mitigation
Springbank reservoir project and Bow River upstream flood mitigation, provincial commitment to (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: defeated) ... 842-44
Floods, southern Alberta (2013)
Calgary area flooding ... 842-43
Interprovincial/territorial trade
Barriers, members' statements ... 2326
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Committee ... 467
Legislature Grounds
Holocaust memorial repairs and maintenance ... 2668
Members' Statements (current session)
Connect Charter School in Calgary ... 355
Diabetes awareness ... 2076
Interprovincial trade barriers ... 2326
Mother Earth's Children's charter school ... 2044
Movember ... 2215
Yom Kippur ... 1644
Movember (men's health awareness campaign)
Members' statements ... 2215
Municipal finance
Energy corporation tax payments ... 607
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Calgary ring road completion ... 899-900
Condominium governance regulations ... 1284
Diabetes treatment ... 2217-18
Energy company municipal tax payment ... 607
Holocaust memorial on Legislature Grounds ... 2668
Reconciliation between aboriginal and nonaboriginal peoples
General remarks ... 1661-62
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Industry development ... 1943-44
Reproductive health services
Access (Motion Other than Government Motion 506: defeated) ... 1893-94
Ring road, Calgary
Southwest portion completion ... 899-900
West portion ... 900
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 177-78
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 174, 621
Yom Kippur (Jewish observance)
Members' statements ... 1644

 

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