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Hansard Speaker Index
30th Legislature, 1st Session (2019-2020)
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Kenney, Hon. Jason (Calgary-Lougheed, UCP; Premier. President of Executive Council, and Minister of Intergovernmental Relations)
30th Legislature
First Session government legislation ... 1366
Aboriginal consultation
Pipeline development ... 30, 897
Aboriginal relations
Treaties ... 194
Treaty acknowledgement ... 30
Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, An (Quebec Bill 21)
Provincial response ... 979
Act to Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to Amend the Navigation Protection Act
Provincial response ... 1834, 1909-10
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)
Joint letter to Senate from four largest Alberta political parties, May 17, 2019 ... 18-19
Premier's and Energy minister's appearance before Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources ... 20-21
Premier's meeting with Senators on ... 19
Premier's meetings in Ontario and Quebec on ... 19
Provincial response (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 18-21
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Third reading ... 1590-92
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
First reading ... 8
Second reading ... 44
Third reading ... 246-51, 337-39
Royal Assent ... 357
Official Opposition position ... 1175-76
Alberta Electric System Operator
Renewable electricity program (REP) ... 1305
Alberta Health Services (authority)
November 29, 2019, letter to UNA on initiatives under consideration ... 2715-16, 2790
Alberta immigrant nominee program
Fees ... 2051-52
Alberta in Canada
Federal-provincial relations ... 1969-70
Alberta teachers' retirement fund
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2481
Artificial intelligence
Industry development ... 1304
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Client benefits indexed to cost of living ... 2001-2
Indexation suspension ... 2019, 2188, 2216-17
Budget
Spending reduction of 2.8 per cent over four years ... 2183-84
Budget 2019
Finance minister's telephone town hall meetings ... 1842
Funding for front-line services ... 2077-78
Funding for front-line services, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2086
General remarks ... 1970, 2002
Government intentions ... 26-27
Public consultation ... 1970-71
Timing ... 1750
Budget process
Revenue/cost forecasts used ... 2002-3
Calgary (city)
Budget, 2019-2020 ... 2543
Budget, Municipal Affairs minister's remarks ... 1971
Calgary board of education
Carbon levy costs ... 247
Calgary Police Service
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2046, 2078, 2610
Calgary Transit
Light rail transit green line funding ... 1971, 2046-47, 2078-79
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Stress test for homebuyers ... 1910
Canadian Forces
Federal health care funding (Government Motion 33: carried as amended) ... 1734-35
Federal health care funding (Government Motion 33: carried as amended), amendment A1 (addition of "commit to no future changes") (Shandro: carried) ... 1734-35
Capital projects
Interprovincial projects, provincial response to federal policies (Government Motion 34: carried) ... 1831-35, 1908-11
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) ... 1908-11
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
Impact on education costs ... 247
Impact on nonprofit organization costs ... 249-50
Impact on small-business costs ... 247
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 247
Carbon offsetting
General remarks ... 247
Carbon pricing
General remarks ... 246-48
Other jurisdictions ... 248-49, 338
Relation to greenhouse gas emission reduction ... 249, 1177-78, 1180
Carbon pricing (federal)
General remarks ... 251
Legal challenge by other provinces ... 1176-77
Provincial response (Government Motion 21: carried) ... 1175-80
Child mental health services
School-based services ... 268
Cities and towns
Civic charters ... 2024
Classroom improvement fund
Program status ... 976
Climate change strategy, provincial
Demonstrations at the Legislature ... 1706, 1843
Public response ... 1970
Relation to pipeline approval ... 897-98
Strategy development ... 27
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
Relation to pipeline approval ... 8, 250
Constitution Act, 1867
Section 92(10)(a), federal jurisdiction over works situated in more than one province ... 1833
Section 92(10)(c), federal jurisdiction over works situated within a province but declared by Parliament to be for the general advantage of Canada or of two or more provinces ... 1833
Section 92A(1)(a) and (b), provincial control of nonrenewable natural resources and forestry ... 1834
Conversion therapy working group
Status of ... 268-69
Corporate taxation, provincial
Rate decrease ... 1649, 1699-1700, 1970-71, 2003, 2045-46
Relation to economic growth ... 194-95, 1304, 1645-47, 1841-42, 2183-84, 2716
Relation to economic growth, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 1655
Crown prosecution service (Justice and Solicitor General ministry)
Staff, full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2610
Debts, public (federal debt)
Debt level ... 18
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt level ... 18
Provincial credit rating ... 2789
Provincial deficit ... 2047
Provincial deficit, Premier's remarks ... 1366
Dene Tha' First Nation
Wildfire evacuation ... 292
Drivers' licences
Commercial licence standards ... 1789-90
Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program (class 1 and 2) ... 1789-90
Economic development
Investment attraction ... 2694-95, 2716-17
Economy of Alberta
Current fiscal position ... 2183-84
Economic indicators ... 2789-90
Edmonton (city)
Budget, Municipal Affairs minister's remarks ... 1971
Capital funding, 2019-2020 ... 2048
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Amendments ... 358
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 897
Proclamation ... 294-95
Education finance
Funding ... 976-77, 2018-19
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 48-49, 267-68, 358, 2717
Funding notices to school boards ... 267-68, 1166
Election Commissioner
Departure of Lorne Gibson ... 2274
Election Commissioner's office investigations/inquiries
2017 UCP and third-party organization financial contributions ... 50, 2480-81
Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act
Canadian Taxpayers Federation legal challenge ... 2541-42
Elections, federal
2019 general election ... 1909-10
Elections, provincial
2019 election ... 1592
2019 election, Premier's remarks ... 1590
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities, other jurisdictions ... 250
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Ambulance shortages (code red), Calgary ... 358
Paramedics, Calgary ... 358
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 49, 817-18, 1591
Sections 26-30, general holiday pay ... 1166-67, 1590-91
Energy industries
Competitiveness, carbon leakage ... 249, 1178-79
Investment in Alberta ... 977
Layoffs ... 1646
Opposition ... 30-31
Premier's advocacy for ... 1843
Energy policies, federal
General remarks ... 1909
Energy resources
Provincial jurisdiction ... 19-20
Fair Deal Panel
Scope of review ... 2274-75
Farm Freedom and Safety Act, 2019 (Bill 26)
Section 2, Employment Standards Code amendments, exemption of small ranches and farms ... 2609-10
Farm workers
Wages ... 2609-10
Fiscal plan 2018-2019
Fourth-quarter update ... 1303-4, 1366
Flood damage mitigation
Springbank reservoir project funding ... 1971
Francophone Albertans
Ministerial statements ... 1101-2
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Education minister's remarks ... 980-81
Premier's principal secretary's remarks ... 360-61
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Privacy issues, Information and Privacy Commissioner's remarks ... 980
Private schools ... 981-82
School board policies ... 295
School compliance, funding for noncompliant schools ... 1366-67
Government of Canada
Equalization and transfer payments ... 18-19, 1910, 1969
Government services, public
User fees and charges ... 2018
Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Canada)
Section 3, listed provinces ... 251
Health care
Private service delivery ... 2716
Support workers ... 2790
Health care finance
Funding ... 1971, 2790
Publicly funded services ... 978-79
Hospital beds
Acute-care beds ... 2716
Husky Energy Ltd.
CEO's remarks on corporate tax decrease ... 2045-46
Layoffs ... 2716
Immigration
Premier's principal secretary's remarks ... 360-61
Inclusion
Ministers' definitions ... 52
Income tax, provincial (personal income tax)
Indexation suspension ... 2017-18
Information and Privacy Commissioner
Remarks on gay-straight alliance privacy protection ... 980
Interprovincial relations
Premier's initiatives ... 2253-54, 2257
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 2713
Job creation
Program evaluation ... 1750
Labour Relations Code
Sections 32-41, union certification ... 1591-92
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Remarks in French ... 1101-2
Legislative Assembly Office
Staff work during long sittings ... 1074
Licensed practical nurses
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2715-16
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Address in reply to Speech from the Throne engrossed and presented to (Government Motion 16: carried) ... 811
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Allegations against, points of order, remarks withdrawn ... 1655
Changes in party affiliation, Assembly opposition to (Government Motion 10: carried) ... 1328-29
Minimum wage
Review ... 28
Youth wage ... 1166-67
Youth wage, Premier's remarks ... 28
Ministerial Statements (current session)
75th anniversary of D-Day ... 582
Northern Alberta wildfire update ... 291-92
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Minister's performance ... 2047
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta
Lobbying activity ... 269
Municipal finance
Capital funding ... 2024
Capital funding, 2019-2020 ... 2018
Funding ... 1649, 1700-1701
Municipal Government (Machinery and Equipment Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 29)
Committee ... 2694-95
Committee, amendment A1 (mandatory review of act) (Ceci: defeated) ... 2694-95
National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Final report ... 293-94
Nechi Institute
Move ... 2722
Nexen Inc.
Layoffs ... 977
Nurses
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2715-16, 2790
Office of the Premier
Premier's adviser's trips to London ... 2274
Premier's letter to Prime Minister Trudeau ... 1910
Premier's principal secretary ... 360-61
Premier's trip to Texas during 2019 fall session ... 2273-74, 2480
Premier's use of private aircraft ... 2253-54
Oil sands development
Emissions cap ... 897
Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (federal Bill C-48)
Joint letter to Senate from four largest Alberta political parties, May 17, 2019 ... 18-19
Premier's meeting with Senators on ... 19
Premier's meetings in Ontario and Quebec on ... 19
Provincial response (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 18-21
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
2017 UCP leadership contest investigation ... 26, 50, 193-94, 1225
Affordable housing ... 2188
AISH indexation ... 2019, 2216-17
Alberta immigrant nominee program fees ... 2051-52
Ambulance services in Calgary ... 358
Assured income for the severely handicapped ... 2001-2
Bill 9 ... 1104-5
Bill 9 debate time ... 895-96, 976
Bill 22 and public service pension changes ... 2481
Bill 22 votes ... 2480-81
Budget 2019 ... 26-27, 2002, 2018, 2047
Budget 2019 and Alberta's current fiscal position ... 2183-84
Budget 2019 and provincial revenue ... 2002-3
Budget 2019 and public service front-line workers ... 2076-77
Budget 2019 consultation ... 1970-71
Calgary and Edmonton finances ... 1971
Calgary finances ... 2543
Calgary LRT green line funding ... 2046-47, 2078-79
Calgary Police Service and LRT green line funding ... 2078
Calgary Police Service funding ... 2046, 2610
Climate change strategy ... 27, 1706
Climate change strategy, advocacy for Alberta's energy industry ... 1843
Commercial driver training and testing standards ... 1789-90
Conversion therapy working group ... 268-69
Corporate taxation and job creation ... 194-95, 1304, 1841-42
Corporate taxes and the provincial fiscal policies ... 1646-47
Corporate taxes and the provincial fiscal position ... 1645-46
Economic indicators ... 2789-90
Edmonton infrastructure funding ... 2048
Education Act ... 294-95
Education and postsecondary funding ... 2018-19
Education funding ... 48-49, 267-68, 358, 976-77, 1166, 2717
Election Commissioner and Bill 22 ... 2479-80
Election financing legislation ... 2541-42
Election financing legislation, Election Commissioner ... 2542
Energy and environmental policies ... 897-98
Energy industry update ... 977-78
Energy policies and job creation ... 1646
Farm worker wages ... 2609-10
Federal-provincial relations ... 1969-70
Firefighting service funding ... 2215-16
Gay-straight alliance participant privacy protection ... 980
Gay-straight alliances in private schools ... 981-82
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 897, 980-81
Government members' actions during Bill 9 debate ... 1104
GSA policy compliance and school funding ... 1366-67
Health care funding ... 2790
Health care system ... 2715-16
Holiday pay and the minimum wage for youth ... 1166-67
Hospitals ... 1370
Inclusion ... 52
Indigenous treaty rights ... 30, 194
Interprovincial relations ... 2256
Investment in Alberta ... 2716-17
Minimum wage ... 28
Missing and murdered indigenous women ... 293-94
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta ... 269
Municipal funding ... 1649, 1701
Municipal funding, rural police service funding ... 1700
Municipal infrastructure funding ... 2024
Nechi Institute ... 2722
Oil transportation ... 357
Oil transportation by rail ... 1165-66
Panel on federal-provincial relations ... 2275
Personal income tax indexation cessation ... 2017-18
Premier's adviser's travel expenses, public inquiry commissioner's legal contract award ... 2274
Premier's principal secretary ... 360-61
Premier's remarks ... 1366
Premier's travel and Bill 22 ... 2273-74
Premier's travel expenses ... 2253-54
Provincial debt and fiscal policy ... 1303-4
Provincial fiscal policies ... 1699-1700, 1970
Provincial fiscal policies and job creation ... 1750
Public service contract negotiations ... 817
Publicly funded health care ... 978-79
Quebec Bill 21 ... 979
Renewable energy procurement ... 1305
Royal Alberta Museum former site ... 982
Shallow gas tax relief ... 1367
Supervised drug consumption sites ... 294
Support for youth transitioning out of care ... 2184
Tax policy ... 2045-46
Technology industry programs ... 1304-5
UCP fundraising breakfast, Budget 2019 consultation ... 1842
Wood's Homes in Calgary ... 2216
Worker overtime pay ... 49, 817-18
Paddle Prairie M├ętis settlement
Wildfire damage ... 292
Parliamentary secretary responsible for Alberta's Francophonie
Appointment of the Member for Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche ... 1101-2
Petrochemicals diversification program
Program status ... 1305
Petrochemicals feedstock infrastructure program
Program status ... 1305
Pipeline construction
Enbridge line 3 replacement project ... 357
Enbridge Northern Gateway project cancellation ... 20
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project ... 20-21, 1911
TransCanada Energy East project cancellation ... 20
TransCanada Keystone XL project ... 20
Points of order (current session)
Allegations against a member or members, remarks withdrawn ... 1655
Parliamentary language, remarks withdrawn ... 2086
Police
Forensic test costs ... 2078
Political advertising by third parties (corporations, unions, advocacy groups, etc.)
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta funding ... 269
Postsecondary educational institution finance
Funding ... 1971, 2019
Postsecondary educational institutions
Technology program spaces ... 1305
Public inquiry into anti-Alberta energy campaigns
Commissioner's sole-source legal contract award ... 2274
Public lands
Management ... 194
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Third reading ... 1074-75
Third reading, motion to recommit bill to Committee of the Whole to reconsider sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5(a) and (c) (recommittal amendment REC1) (Dach: defeated) ... 1074-75
Government members' use of earplugs during debate ... 1104
Legal challenges ... 1104-5
Preamble ... 1075
Section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers ... 817
Time for debate ... 895-96, 976
Public service
Front-line workers, funding for ... 2077-78
Railroads
Oil transportation ... 357, 977-78, 1165-66
Oil transportation contract cancellation ... 2003
Red tape reduction
Provincial strategy ... 269
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Election Commissioner provisions ... 2479-80, 2542
Executive Council members' voting ... 2480-81
Premier's participation in debate ... 2273-74
Public service pension provisions ... 2481
Registry services
Fees ... 2018
Rent supplement programs
Funding ... 2018
Repsol
Layoffs ... 977
Restaurants Canada
2019 conference ... 1592
Road construction
Edmonton Terwillegar Drive expansion project cancellation ... 2048
Royal Alberta Museum
Redevelopment of previous museum site ... 982
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Funding for rural police ... 1699-1700
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
General remarks ... 1101
School maintenance and repair
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2717
Shallow gas tax relief program
General remarks ... 1367
Social services
Funding ... 2018
Speech from the Throne
Address in reply engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor (Government Motion 16: carried) ... 811
Consideration the week of May 27, 2019 (Government Motion 1: carried) ... 8
General remarks ... 18, 27
Substance abuse and addiction
Supervised consumption sites ... 294
Taxation, provincial
Rates ... 2047
Technology innovation and emissions reduction (TIER) levy and fund
General remarks ... 250-51, 1178-79
Temporary foreign worker program
Trucking industry use ... 1789
Thunberg, Greta (environmental activist)
Visit to Alberta ... 1843
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Report recommendations implementation ... 194
Unemployment
General remarks ... 1591
United Conservative Party
2017 leadership contest, RCMP investigation ... 26, 49-50, 193-94, 1225
2017 leadership contest investigations, special prosecutor appointment ... 26, 50, 193
2019 election platform (Alberta Strong and Free) ... 338, 1328, 1366, 1591
Fundraising breakfast ... 1842, 1971
United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
Implementation ... 194
United Nations universal declaration of human rights
Article 26(3), right to choice in education ... 981-82
Voting in the Assembly (procedure)
Free votes on matters of conscience (Government Motion 9: carried) ... 1337-38
West Country Centre, Sundre
Carbon levy costs, former Premier's staff members' remarks ... 247
Wildfire, Battle Complex (2019)
Status update ... 292
Wildfire, Chuckegg Creek (2019)
Premier's and Agriculture and Forestry minister's visit to affected communities ... 291-92
Status update ... 291-92
Wildfire, McMillan Complex (2019)
Status update ... 47
Wildfire prevention and control
Wildland firefighter rappel crews program termination ... 2215-16
Wildfires, northern Alberta (2019)
Federal logistical support ... 292
Ministerial statements ... 291-92
World War II
D-Day 75th anniversary, ministerial statements ... 582
Youth at risk
Support and financial assistance agreements for transition from child protective services, eligibility criteria change ... 2184

 

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