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Hansard Speaker Index
30th Legislature, 1st Session (2019-2020)
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Nally, Dale (Morinville-St. Albert, UCP; Associate Minister of Natural Gas)
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Third reading ... 1769-70
Stakeholder consultation ... 1769
Associate Minister of Natural Gas
Interim supply estimates 2019-2020 ... 926
Mandate ... 926
Bitumen upgrading
Partial upgrading program (PUP) termination ... 1977
Gas
Export market development ... 1653, 1846-47, 2221
Gas industry
Industry development ... 1795-96
Gas prices
General remarks ... 359-60, 1652
Gas wells
Abandoned well sites, Trident Exploration wells ... 926
Interim estimates of supply 2019-2020
Estimates debate ... 926
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 893, 2043, 2213
Liquefied natural gas
Export market development ... 1847, 2548-49
Medicine Hat (city)
City-owned gas well closures ... 1794
Morinville-St. Albert (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 386-88, 1769
Overview ... 387
Natural Gas Advisory Panel
Recommendations ... 359, 1653
Report (Roadmap to Recovery) ... 2797
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Natural gas export ... 1846-47
Natural gas industry ... 359-60, 2548-49
Natural gas industry competitiveness ... 1652-53
Natural gas industry concerns ... 1794-95
Natural gas industry support ... 2221, 2797
Petrochemical industry development ... 1977
Petrochemicals diversification program ... 2081
Shallow gas tax relief ... 1373
Pages (Legislative Assembly)
General remarks ... 386-87
Persons with disabilities
Workforce participation ... 388
Petrochemicals diversification program
Round 2 ... 2081
Petrochemicals feedstock infrastructure program
Program termination ... 1977
Petrochemicals industry
Industry development ... 1977
Pipelines (oil and gas)
TransCanada Nova gas transmission line (NGTL) storage ... 1794
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 386-88
Neudorf, Nathan T. (Lethbridge-East, UCP)
Aboriginal consultation
Energy industry projects ... 1689
Aboriginal relations
General remarks ... 1689-90
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Committee ... 1244
Committee, amendment A2 (bill title change) (Phillips: defeated) ... 1244
Act to Protect Public Health Care, An (Bill 203)
Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills committee final report with recommendation that bill not proceed, motion for concurrence (carried) ... 1878-79
Adoption
Process ... 1757
Affordable housing
Wait-lists, Lethbridge ... 1230-31
Agriculture
Members' statements ... 1968
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Second reading ... 1688-90
Alberta Medical Association
Response to Bill 203 ... 1878
Apprenticeship training
Apprentice employment rate ... 755
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
General remarks ... 668
Canadian Energy Centre
Establishment ... 1701-2
Canadian Forces
Federal health care funding (Government Motion 33: carried as amended) ... 1730-31
Capital projects
Contract management ... 2136
Capitalism
Members' statements ... 2664
Carbon pricing (federal)
General remarks ... 2150
Cavendish Farms Corp.
Expansion ... 1968
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) ... 1878-79
Crime
Mid-size cities, members' statements ... 2327
Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare's Law) Act (Bill 17)
Second reading ... 1821
Economic development
Government role, members' statements ... 668
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 1244
Energy industries
Members' statements ... 2541
Foster care
Caregiver support ... 1757
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 2213, 2539
Kinship care
Caregiver support ... 1757
Lethbridge (city)
Members' statements ... 1301-2, 2214
Lethbridge-East (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 668
Overview ... 74
Members' Statements (current session)
Agriculture ... 1968
Canadians' rights and the role of government ... 668
Capitalism ... 2664
Crime in mid-size cities ... 2327
Energy industry ... 2541
Front-line public service workers ... 1865
Lethbridge ... 1301-2, 2214
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Minister's visits to aboriginal communities ... 1688
Municipal finance
Funding ... 198-99
Municipal sustainability initiative
Expiry ... 198
Natural resources
Federal government recognition of oil sands' and fossil fuels' benefits to Canada (Motion Other than Government Motion 508: carried unanimously) ... 2141-42
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Adoption, foster care, and kinship care ... 1757
Affordable housing in Lethbridge ... 1230-31
Apprenticeship training and skilled tradespeople ... 755
Energy war room ... 1701-2
Infrastructure project management ... 2136
Municipal funding ... 198-99
Postsecondary education system ... 2486-87
Supervised drug consumption sites ... 2021
Political demonstrations
NDP participation ... 2664
Postsecondary educational institution finance
Funding model ... 2486
Revenue sources ... 2487
Public Lands Modernization (Grazing Leases and Obsolete Provisions) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 16)
Third reading ... 1914-15
Two-zone grazing system provisions ... 1914-15
Public service
Front-line workers, members' statements ... 1865
Reconciliation between aboriginal and nonaboriginal peoples
General remarks ... 1688
Red tape reduction
General remarks ... 1914-15
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 2358
Committee ... 2437
Committee, amendment A1 (investigations commenced by the Election Commissioner) (Nixon: carried) ... 2437
Section 13(11)(5), termination of Election Commissioner's contract ... 2357
Section 13(11)(6), following termination, the current Election Commissioner may be reappointed ... 2358
Section 153.093(2)(f), Chief Electoral Office may continue Election Commissioner's active investigations ... 2358
Remembrance Day
General remarks ... 1730
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) ... 1878-79
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 74
Substance abuse and addiction
Supervised consumption sites, review ... 2021
Team Lethbridge
General remarks ... 2214
Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Implementation Act, 2019 (Bill 19)
Second reading ... 2150
Trades (skilled labour)
Recognition of contribution ... 755
Workers' Compensation (Enforcement of Decisions) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 206)
Second reading ... 2492-93
Nicolaides, Demetrios (Calgary-Bow, UCP; Minister of Advanced Education)
Aboriginal peoples
History ... 397
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
General remarks ... 396
Apprenticeship training
Apprentice employment rate ... 755
Provincial strategy ... 195-96
Blue Ribbon Panel on Alberta's Finances
Recommendations on postsecondary education funding ... 1792, 1844-45, 2220, 2333
Calgary-Bow (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 396
Careers, The Next Generation
Funding ... 2116
Funding, 2019, 2020 ... 2083
Crime prevention
Rural crime, provincial 5-point plan ... 2256
Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare's Law) Act (Bill 17)
Third reading ... 1956-57
Domestic violence
Definition ... 1957
Economic development
Provincial strategy ... 396-97
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Committee, amendment A1 (section 33(1)(e), "specialized" struck out, new section 33(2.1), immediate permission and privacy provisions for all voluntary student organizations) (Pancholi: defeated) ... 1283
Educational curricula
Entrepreneurship training ... 1169
Technology curriculum ... 1169
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Committee ... 2515, 2803-4
Committee, amendment A3 (postsecondary enrolment target provisions) (Eggen:defeated) ... 2515
Committee, amendment A5 (consultation with postsecondary institutions, faculties, and students) (Eggen: defeated) ... 2803-4
Health care
Provincial system ... 396
History of Alberta
Social and economic change ... 396
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Labour force planning
Skilled worker supply ... 1233
Labour mobility
Skilled trades ... 1797
Minimum wage
Youth wage ... 2023
Ministerial Statements (current session)
Ochi Day ... 2015-16
Municipal finance
Municipal policing assistance grant (MPAG) ... 2256
Police officer grant (POG) ... 2256
Ochi Day (October 28, Greek holiday)
Ministerial statement ... 2015-16
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Apprenticeship training and skilled tradespeople ... 755
Free speech on postsecondary campuses ... 117
Freedom of expression on postsecondary campuses ... 1110
Gay-straight alliances in schools and Bill 8 ... 1283
Postecondary education funding ... 1865
Postsecondary education budget 2019-2020 ... 2115-16, 2133, 2220
Postsecondary education costs ... 2083-84
Postsecondary education funding ... 2121, 2278
Postsecondary education policies ... 1844-45
Postsecondary education system ... 2486-87
Postsecondary tuition and noninstructional fees ... 362
Postsecondary tuition and residence fees ... 2658-59
Postsecondary tuition and scholarships ... 1792
Postsecondary tuition fees ... 427
Red Deer College transition to university status, postsecondary graduates' employment ... 672
Rural police and sheriffs ... 2256
Skilled trades competitions and programs ... 195-96
Skilled trades labour supply ... 1233, 1796-97
Skilled trades training ... 2116
St. Mary's University ... 1106
Support for postsecondary students ... 2023
Technology and entrepreneurship educational curricula ... 1169
University of Calgary layoffs ... 2333
Postsecondary educational institution finance
Budget implementation plans ... 2116
Funding ... 1865
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2115-16, 2133, 2278
Funding model ... 2116, 2121, 2486
Revenue sources ... 2121, 2487
Postsecondary educational institutions
Board of governor appointments ... 1845
Free speech policies ... 117, 1110, 1845
Red Deer College
Degree-granting status transition ... 672
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Funding for rural police ... 2256
St. Mary's University
Funding ... 1106
Sheriffs
Roles and authorities ... 2256
Skills Canada (skilled trades competition)
National competition 2019 ... 195-96
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 396-97
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 397
Student financial aid (postsecondary students)
Grants and bursaries, funding for ... 2083
Loans, interest rate increase ... 2083
Scholarships ... 2220
Scholarships and awards ... 1792
Trade schools and colleges
Funding formula ... 2116
Trades (skilled labour)
Labour supply ... 1796-97
Recognition of contribution ... 755
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Mandatory noninstructional fees ... 362
Rates ... 1792, 1844-45, 2023
Residence fees ... 2658-59
Tuition cap ... 362
Tuition freeze ... 427
Tuition freeze termination ... 2084, 2220, 2658-59
University of Alberta
President's remarks on postsecondary funding ... 2115-16
Student residence fees ... 2658
University of Calgary
Layoffs ... 2333
Tuition increase ... 2658
Women Building Futures skilled trades program
Funding ... 1796
Youth employment
Employment rate, recent postsecondary graduates ... 672
Nielsen, Christian E. (Edmonton-Decore, NDP)
Aboriginal children's education
General remarks ... 1153
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 190, 377, 547-49, 564-66, 570-71, 594
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) ... 547-50
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Dang: defeated) ... 594
Committee ... 1294-96, 1318-19, 1329-31, 1359
Committee, amendment A2 (bill title change) (Phillips: defeated) ... 1294-96, 1318-19, 1329-31
Committee, amendment A4 (removal of retroactivity on banked overtime) (Bilous/Nielsen: defeated) ... 1359
Third reading ... 1593-94, 1605-7
Third reading, motion to recommit bill to Committee of the Whole to reconsider section 4 (recommittal amendment REC) (Bilous: defeated) ... 1605-7
Implementation, administrative requirements ... 439
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 88, 139, 143
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet: defeated) ... 139, 141-43
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Act (Bill 14)
Committee ... 1767
Scope of act ... 1767
Alberta Senate Election Act (Bill 13)
Committee ... 1386
Implementation cost ... 1386
Requirement that candidates align with a federal political party or run as independents ... 1386
Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2044, 2118-19
Mandate ... 365, 804, 1253
Office budget ... 640, 2498, 2528-29, 2573
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Indexation suspension ... 2044, 2103, 2315
Bills, government (procedure)
Motions on previous question under Standing Order 49(2) ... 879
Budget 2019
Impact on rural communities ... 2498
Members' statements ... 2044, 2253
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Remarks on Alberta health and safety rules ... 633
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Number of inspections ... 634
Canadian Forces
Federal health care funding (Government Motion 33: carried as amended) ... 1738-39
Capital projects
Interprovincial projects, provincial response to federal policies (Government Motion 34: carried) ... 1858
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
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
Revenue utilization ... 88, 139
Cavendish Farms Corp.
Expansion ... 2498
Chamber (Legislative Assembly)
Banging on desks prohibited under standing orders ... 234
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement (Protecting Alberta’s Children) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 202)
Committee ... 1126
Climate change
General remarks ... 143
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
General remarks ... 548, 2153-54
Consumer protection
Legislative and regulatory provisions ... 369
Continuing/extended care facilities
Staff, funding for ... 2044
Corporate taxation, provincial
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 767-68
Deregulation
Other jurisdictions ... 365, 633-34
Provincial strategy ... 272
Regulations eliminated, publicly available information ... 371-72, 633, 1086
Disclosure to Protect Against Domestic Violence (Clare's Law) Act (Bill 17)
Second reading ... 1959
Third reading ... 1956
Domestic violence
Programs and services ... 1959
Economy of Alberta
Current fiscal position, members' statements ... 1302
Growth ... 1294-95
Edmonton-Decore (constituency)
Business and industry ... 547-48
General remarks ... 139
Member's personal and family history ... 1738
Edmonton-West Henday
Member's personal and family history ... 570
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 858-59, 1160, 1487-88, 1572-73, 1629
Provision for separate school electors to vote in public school elections ... 1487
Section 32, responsibilities and dispute resolution, ... 1487
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 853, 858-60, 873, 1145-47, 1160
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) ... 853, 858-60
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Nielsen/Eggen: defeated) ... 1145-47, 1153, 1158, 1160
Committee ... 1276, 1467-69, 1474-76, 1486-88, 1572-73
Committee, amendment A1 (section 33(1)(e), "specialized" struck out, new section 33(2.1), immediate permission and privacy provisions for all voluntary student organizations) (Pancholi: defeated) ... 1276
Committee, amendment A3 (antidiscrimination policies and codes of conduct) (Irwin: defeated) ... 1467-69, 1474-76
Committee, amendment A5 (two-week timeline for GSA establishment) (Eggen/Hoffman: defeated) ... 1572-73
Third reading ... 1629
Election Recall Act (Bill 204)
Second reading ... 2488
Sections 13 to 18, recall financing and expense limit ... 2488
Elections, provincial
2019 election ... 1593
Electric power prices
Regulated rate cap termination ... 2316
Employment standards
Legislative and regulatory provisions ... 634
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 377, 548, 565-66, 1319, 1330, 1593-94
Sections 26-30, general holiday pay ... 565, 1318, 1330, 1594
Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability Act, 2019 (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 2071, 2103-5, 2269-70
Second reading, motion to not now read because the Assembly is of the view that the bill will negatively affect the most vulnerable Albertans and should not proceed without further input from the public (reasoned amendment RA1) (Loyola: defeated) ... 2269-70
Committee ... 2314-16
Third reading ... 2849-50
Omnibus bill ... 2103, 2315
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments ... 2103-5, 2315
Environmental protection
Legislative and regulatory provisions ... 365, 634
Fair Registration Practices Act (Bill 11)
Third reading ... 1265
Farm Freedom and Safety Act, 2019 (Bill 26)
Committee ... 2728-29
Third reading ... 2772-73
Section 1(3), insurance re farming and ranching workers ... 2728-29
Section 3, Labour Relations Code amendments, removal of farm and ranch workers ... 2729
Farmers
Members' statements ... 797-98
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 2062, 2065-66, 2089
Omnibus bill ... 2066
Section 10, City Charters Fiscal Framework Act repeal ... 2066
Friends of St. Michael's Society of Edmonton
Members' statements ... 1698
Government caucus
Backbenchers' role ... 1474-76
Government policies
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 2065
General remarks ... 1253
Income tax, provincial (personal income tax)
Indexation suspension ... 2089
Introduction of Guests (procedure)
Introduction by members ... 229
Introduction by the Speaker (Standing Order 7(2), (3)) ... 229, 234
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 1771, 2787
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Third reading ... 767-68
Impact on corporate regulations ... 804
La Maison Simons
Solar panel use at Edmonton store ... 88
Labour Relations Code
Sections 32-41, union certification ... 564-65, 1594, 1605
Legislative procedure
Interrupting a member ... 1593
Long-term care facilities (nursing homes/auxiliary hospitals)
Staff, funding for ... 2044
Lottery fund
Dissolution ... 2065
Members' Statements (current session)
Budget 2019 ... 2253
Campaign investigations and Bill 22 ... 2477-78
Friends of St. Michael's Society of Edmonton ... 1698
Provincial fiscal position ... 1302
Public service front-line workers ... 797
Seniors and budget 2019 ... 2044
Minimum wage
Wage differential for liquor servers proposed ... 377, 548, 564-65
Youth wage ... 548-49, 564-65, 594, 1318, 1330, 1594
Youth wage, impact on business costs ... 641
Ministry of Seniors and Housing
Minister's seniors' service awards ... 1698
Municipal finance
Provincial-municipal police costing model ... 2316
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
Committee ... 812
Committee, amendment A1 (stakeholder consultation provisions) (Bilous/Ceci: defeated) ... 812
Natural resources
Federal government recognition of oil sands' and fossil fuels' benefits to Canada (Motion Other than Government Motion 508: carried unanimously) ... 2144-45
Occupational Health and Safety Code
Amendments ... 613, 633
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Red tape reduction and job-creation strategies ... 804
Red tape reduction funding ... 2118-19
Red tape reduction strategy ... 272
Regulation reduction ... 1086
Rural police service ... 1872
School construction needs in north Edmonton ... 2260
Persons with disabilities
Community support workers ... 1589
Physicians
Conditions on practice identification numbers ... 2103
Police
Funding ... 2103
Protection of Students with Life-threatening Allergies Act (Bill 201)
Second reading ... 1123-24
Third reading ... 1125
Private members' public bills committee debate ... 1124-25
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 879-80
Second reading, motion on previous question pursuant to Standing Order 49(2) (Nixon: carried) ... 879-80
Committee ... 1019-20
Committee, amendment A1 (section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers, struck out) (Gray/Bilous: defeated) ... 1019-20
Section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers ... 1019-20
Time for debate ... 880
Public service
Front-line workers, members' statements ... 797
Red tape reduction
Definition of red tape ... 365, 633
Other jurisdictions ... 365, 633-34
Provincial strategy ... 272, 1594, 2065
Red Tape Reduction Act (Bill 4)
Second reading ... 365-66, 369, 371
Committee ... 633-35, 640, 642-43
Committee, amendment A1 (ministerial report on strategies and initiatives) (Nielsen: defeated) ... 640
Committee, amendment A2 (review of public health and safety, consumer, environmental, or worker-related regulations) (Nielsen: defeated) ... 642-43
Third reading ... 645
Public consultation ... 633
Purpose and intent ... 633
Regulatory approval timeline provisions proposed ... 633
Section 2, report ... 645
Red Tape Reduction Commission (federal, 2011-2012)
Report recommendations ... 633-34
Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act (Bill 25)
Committee ... 2571-73
Third reading ... 2587-89
Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2019 (Bill 25)
Second reading ... 2528-30
Committee, amendment A1 (MGA amendment, intermunicipal collaboration framework timelines) (Nielsen: defeated) ... 2571-72
Omnibus bill ... 2528, 2587-88
Section 1, Alberta Health Care Insurance Act amendments (reference to chiropractic services) ... 2573, 2588
Section 3, Forests Act amendments (forest management agreement approval solely by minister) ... 2529, 2573
Section 4, Glenbow-Alberta Institute Act amendments (collection management and display) ... 2529
Section 6, Health Professions Advisory Board dissolution ... 2529
Section 7, Human Tissue and Organ Donation Act amendments, interaction with Bill 205 ... 2258
Section 8, Hydro and Electric Energy Act amendments ... 2529
Section 10, Municipal Government Act amendments, intermunicipal collaboration framework provisions ... 2530, 2571, 2573, 2588-89
Section 11, Persons with Developmental Disabilities Foundation Act repeal ... 2529, 2588
Section 12, Safety Codes Act amendments (restrictions on height of wood structures removed) ... 2529-30, 2571, 2588
Section 13, Small Power Research and Development Act repeal ... 2529, 2588
Stakeholder consultation ... 2573, 2588-89
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 2418
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
Committee ... 2438, 2446-47
Committee, amendment A1 (investigations commenced by the Election Commissioner) (Nixon: carried) ... 2438
Committee, amendment A2 (Election Commissioner position change coming-into-force date) (Renaud: defeated) ... 2446-47
Election Commissioner provisions, members' statements ... 2477-78
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Private investment in ... 88
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Funding for rural police ... 1872
Royalty Guarantee Act (Bill 12)
Second reading ... 1253, 1255
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Modernized royalty framework (2017) ... 1255
Rural development
Assembly to urge the government to identify and eliminate red tape preventing economic diversification (Motion Other than Government Motion 510: carried) ... 2498-99
School boards and districts
LGBTQ2S-plus staff members' rights ... 1467-69, 1474-76
School construction
High school in north Edmonton, capital plan ... 2260
Seniors' benefit program
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2044
Seniors' housing
Staff, funding for ... 2044
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, 234
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
SO 32(5), division, members may abstain ... 234
SO 74.11, referral of private members' public bills after first reading, to Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee ... 234
Student financial aid (postsecondary students)
Loans, interest rate increase ... 2066, 2315
Tax credits
Alberta investor tax credit (AITC) termination ... 2066
Capital investment tax credit (CITC) termination ... 2066
Education and tuition tax credit termination ... 2062, 2066
Interactive digital media tax credit (IDMTC) termination ... 2065-66, 2089
Repeal ... 2498
Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Implementation Act, 2019 (Bill 19)
Second reading ... 2153-54
Technology innovation and emissions reduction (TIER) levy and fund
Emission reduction targets ... 2153
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Provincial strategy ... 570-71
Tuition freeze termination ... 2071, 2103, 2315
Unemployment
General remarks ... 1593
United Conservative Party
2017 leadership contest, RCMP investigation ... 2477-78
Workers' Compensation (Enforcement of Decisions) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 206)
Second reading ... 2490-91
Nixon, Jason (Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre, UCP; Minister of Environment and Parks)
Aboriginal communities
First Nations chiefs' meeting with Executive Council members ... 598
Aboriginal relations
Treaties ... 2049
Act to Amend the Alberta Bill of Rights to Protect Our Children, An (Bill 10, 2014)
Gay-straight alliance provisions ... 868, 1155-56
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 (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 9, 21
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 461-62
Committee ... 1221-22, 1360-61
Committee, amendment A2 (bill title change) (Phillips: defeated) ... 1221-22
Committee, amendment A4 (removal of retroactivity on banked overtime) (Bilous/Nielsen: defeated) ... 1360-61
Committee, points of order on debate ... 1091, 1220
Third reading, points of order on debate ... 1586
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 85-86, 135-36
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet: defeated) ... 135-36
Third reading ... 337
Premier's remarks on coming-into-force date, point of privilege (obstructing a member in performance of duty) ... 35-36
Act to Support Gay-Straight Alliances, An
General remarks ... 423
Alberta Energy Regulator
Board of directors ... 820
Funding ... 1866
International Centre of Regulatory Excellence (ICORE) Auditor General's report (October 2019) ... 1907
Project approval timelines ... 1907
Alberta Health Services (authority)
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2449
November 29, 2019, letter to UNA on initiatives under consideration ... 2665-66
Alberta Senate Election Act (Bill 13)
Committee ... 1399-1402
Committee, amendment A2 (Senatorial elections not to be held with municipal elections) (Sweet: defeated) ... 1399-1402
Third reading ... 1634-35
Alberta teachers' retirement fund
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2449
Appropriation Act, 2019 (Bill 24)
Third reading ... 2505
Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2019 (Bill 6)
Committee ... 1137
Third reading ... 1195
Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2019 (Bill 5)
Third reading ... 1195
Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
Remarks during Bill 14 debate ... 1756
Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction
Mandate ... 2596
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Caseload ... 776
Bighorn backcountry
Land-use planning ... 1369-70
Bills, government (procedure)
Amendments, debate on ... 1539-41, 1617
Bill 9, Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act, Committee of the Whole time allocation (Government Motion 23: carried) ... 1003
Bill 26, Farm Freedom and Safety Act, 2019, recommittal of bill in third reading to Committee of the Whole (recommittal amendment REC1) (Jason Nixon: carried) ... 2726
Speaking rotation, points of clarification ... 1009
Time for debate ... 1049-50
Bills, private members' public (procedure)
Bills standing on Order Paper for second reading deemed referred to Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee on passage of Government Motion 11 ... 155
Black Creek Heritage Rangeland Trails Act
Included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Budget 2019
Economic impact ... 2114
Funding for front-line services, points of order on debate ... 2086
Calgary (city)
Budget, 2019-2020, points of order on debate ... 2551
Budget, Municipal Affairs minister's remarks, points of order on debate ... 1978
Calgary board of education
Financial audit ... 2467
Layoffs ... 2467
Calgary-East (constituency)
RCMP investigation of member's activity ... 273
Calgary-Klein (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 173
Calgary Transit
Light rail transit green line funding ... 1901-2, 2173
Canadian Energy Centre
Funding ... 2179
Funding from TIER fund ... 2246-47
Managing director ... 1753
Capital projects
Interprovincial projects, provincial response to federal policies (Government Motion 34: carried) ... 1828-30, 1836-38
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) ... 1836-38
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
General remarks ... 1838, 2124-25
Impact on greenhouse gas emissions ... 86
Revenue utilization ... 428, 2178-79
Carbon pricing (federal)
Provincial response (Government Motion 21: carried) ... 1175, 1217
Chamber (Legislative Assembly)
Banging on desks prohibited under standing orders ... 153, 235
Chief Electoral Officer's office
Election Commissioner's office budget 2020-2021 ... 2667-68
Child and Youth Advocate's office
Annual report 2018-2019, referral to Legislative Offices Committee (Government Motion 40: carried) ... 2587
Child protective services
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2135
Climate change strategy, provincial
Aboriginal community component ... 1082
Demonstrations at the Legislature ... 1705-6, 1842, 1870
General remarks ... 337, 2547-48
Government announcement, ... 1901
Strategy development ... 1082-83
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
General remarks ... 135-36, 1776, 2305-6
Committee of Supply (government expenditures)
Assembly resolution into (Government Motion 5: carried) ... 37
Committee of the Whole Assembly
Assembly resolution into to consider bills (Government Motion 4: carried) ... 37
Committee on Alberta's Economic Future, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part E: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on Families and Communities, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part F: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on Legislative Offices, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Mandate ... 2344-45
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Committee on Members' Services, Special Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part D: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on Private Bills, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part B: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills, Standing
General remarks ... 156
Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part C: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on Resource Stewardship, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Membership changes (Government Motion 29, part G: carried) ... 1637-38
Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, Standing
Appointment of committee (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Appointment of Member for Calgary-East ... 1651-52
Chair, deputy chair, and membership changes (Government Motion 29, part A: carried) ... 1637
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Committees of the Legislative Assembly
Appointment of committees (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chair changes (Government Motion 29) ... 1637
Membership and chair changes (Government Motion 29, parts B to G: carried) ... 1637
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Community facility enhancement program
Funding, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 1782
Community initiatives program
Funding, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 1782
Conscience Rights (Health Care Providers) Protection Act (Bill 207)
Government members' voting ... 2486
Government position ... 2277
Conservative Party of Canada
Climate change strategy ... 1082-83
Conversion therapy
Government position ... 1170-71
Provincial strategy, points of order on debate ... 58-59
Corporate taxation, provincial
Relation to economic growth ... 112, 409-10, 2114
Revenue ... 112-13
Crime
Rural crime, request for emergency debate (2017) ... 736-37
Crime prevention
Rural crime ... 730, 736-37
Crown prosecution service (Justice and Solicitor General ministry)
Staff recruitment and retention ... 736
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 730
Drivers' licences
Commercial licence standards, emergency debate under Standing Order 42 (Renaud: carried) ... 1805-6
Commercial licence standards, emergency debate under Standing Order 42, relevance of debate ... 1806
Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program (class 1 and 2) ... 1805-6
Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program (class 1 and 2), points of order on debate ... 1799
Road test administration, points of order on debate ... 120
Edmonton (city)
Budget, Municipal Affairs minister's remarks, points of order on debate ... 1978
Edmonton Transit Service
Light rail transit west expansion, funding for ... 2173
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 423, 669-71, 750-52, 806, 1083, 1160-62, 1579-81, 1614-17
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations), points of order on debate ... 677-78, 757-59, 903
Private school provisions ... 1539
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 866-68, 1155-56, 1160-62
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Nielsen/Eggen: defeated) ... 1155-56, 1160-62
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 1156
Second reading, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 867, 1156
Committee ... 1277-78, 1539-41, 1579-81, 1614-17
Committee, amendment A1 (section 33(1)(e), "specialized" struck out, new section 33(2.1), immediate permission and privacy provisions for all voluntary student organizations) (Pancholi: defeated) ... 1283
Committee, amendment A4 (bill application to private schools) (Shepherd/Irwin: defeated) ... 1539-41
Committee, amendment A5 (two-week timeline for GSA establishment) (Eggen/Hoffman: defeated) ... 1579-81, 1614-17
Committee, points of order on debate ... 1289-91, 1473-76, 1543, 1581-82, 1614-16
Committee, relevance of debate ... 1580
Stakeholder consultation ... 806
Education finance
Funding ... 1284, 1869
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2114-15
Funding for students with special needs ... 1284
Voucher system, government position on ... 2659
Educational curricula
Review ... 1084
Election Commissioner
Appearance before Public Accounts Committee on investigation of complaints proposed ... 2387, 2432-33
Appointment of Lorne Gibson (Government Motion 16, 2018), time allocation (Government Motion 23, 2018) ... 1048-49
Election Commissioner's office
Records management and stewardship ... 2611
Election Commissioner's office investigations/inquiries
2017 UCP and third-party organization financial contributions ... 2327-40, 2469, 2667-68
Elections, federal
Official Opposition Leader's vote ... 1866
Elections, provincial
2019 election ... 461-62
Emerald Foundation
Environmental award recipient Lloyd Dahl ... 428-29
Environmental award recipient Lloyd Dahl, points of order on debate ... 431
Emergency debate under Standing Order 30 (current session)
2017 UCP leadership contest, RCMP investigation, request for debate (not proceeded with) ... 61-62
Support for youth transitioning out of care request for debate (not proceeded with) ... 2139
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Privatization proposed ... 2667
Emergency motions under Standing Order 42 (current session)
Commercial driver training and testing standards (Renaud: carried) ... 1805-6
Commercial driver training and testing standards, relevance of debate ... 1806
Emissions Reduction Alberta
Programs ... 2179
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 669, 800-801
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay, points of order on debate ... 809
Section 23, overtime agreements (banked time), points of order on debate ... 120
EnCana Corporation
Head office move to the United States ... 2114
Energy Efficiency Alberta
Program cancellation ... 2118
Program funding ... 1082-83
Programs ... 196-97, 428, 1972-73
Programs, points of order on debate ... 431
Solar energy programs ... 1168
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act
General remarks ... 1581-82, 1810
Time for debate ... 1005, 1012
Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability Act, 2019 (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 2204-5
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Ganley/Bilous: defeated) ... 2204-5
Committee ... 2744-47
Environmental monitoring
Funding ... 2052
Ethics Commissioner's office
Response to questions on political party fundraising ... 1086
Ethics in government
General remarks ... 270
Executive Council
Meeting with First Nations chiefs, June 10, 2019 ... 598
Farm Freedom and Safety Act, 2019 (Bill 26)
Third reading ... 2725-26
Third reading, recommittal to Committee of the Whole to reconsider sections 1(3) and 2(2) (recommittal amendment REC1) (Jason Nixon: carried) ... 2726
Filibusters
July 3 to 5, 2019 ... 1616-17, 1635
Firearms
Ownership and use (Government Motion 41: carried unanimously) ... 2619-20
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 2172-73
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2173
Schedule 3, Public Transit and Green Infrastructure Project Act ... 2173
Fish hatcheries
Walleye stocking proposed ... 807-8
Fishing
Allowable catches of walleye ... 807
Restrictions ... 807
Flood damage mitigation
Springbank reservoir project ... 1847
Springbank reservoir project funding ... 1901-2
Flood plains
Mapping ... 295-96
Forest industries
Timber allocations within Loon River and Lubicon Lake First Nations territories ... 2049
Forest Reserves Amendment Act, 2004
Section 8, included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Education minister's remarks ... 670
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Implementation ... 866-68
Privacy issues ... 1083
Provincial strategy, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 868
Provincial strategy, points of order on debate ... 429
Government business (Legislative Assembly)
Consideration in the afternoon of May 27, 2019 (Government Motion 6: adjourned) ... 38, 41
Consideration in the afternoon of May 27, 2019 (Government Motion 6: adjourned), points of order on debate ... 39
Government House Leader
Role in the Assembly ... 430
Government policies
General remarks ... 173
Grazing leases
Dedicated revenue for sustainability initiatives ... 1911
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Methane emission regulations ... 2007
Technology development ... 2123-24
Health care
Rural services ... 2666
Health care finance
Funding, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2800
Publicly funded services ... 1228-29
Health facilities
Private clinics ... 901
Health Professions Act
Sections 115(1)(c), 156(n), (u), schedule 1, included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Health Professions Amendment Act, 2008
Sections 12, 13, 15, included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Health sciences personnel
Front-line workers ... 2667
Hospital beds
Acute-care beds ... 2666-67
Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team
2018 bus crash ... 1805
Husky Energy Ltd.
Layoffs ... 1900
Indigenous climate leadership initiative (2015-2019)
Program termination ... 2135
Indigenous housing capital program
Program suspension ... 2135
Interim estimates of supply 2019-2020
Consideration on June 12, 2019, for three hours (Government Motion 15: carried), motion rescinded (Government Motion 18: carried) ... 795
Referral to Committee of Supply (Government Motion 14: carried), motion rescinded (Government Motion 17: carried) ... 795
Introduced organisms
Invasive aquatic species ... 2793-94
Introduction of Guests (procedure)
Introduction by members ... 158-59
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 836-37, 893, 1747, 2015
Irrigation
Waste-water and stormwater use ... 1229
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Second reading ... 409-10
Committee, points of order on debate ... 471
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms
President ... 806
Kitaskino Nuwenené wildland provincial park
Funding ... 772
Land conservation
Payments to mineral land right owners, funding from supplementary supply ... 772
Legal aid
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 729-30
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Evening sittings commencing May 27, 2019 (Government Motion 7: carried) ... 37
Evening sittings in fall session (Government Motion 31: carried) ... 1851
Expression of support for oil and gas industries (Government Motion 28: carried as amended) ... 2405
Longest sittings to date ... 1539, 1635
Morning sitting on June 10, request to waive standing orders 3(1), 7(1), and 7(1.1) (unanimous consent denied) ... 598
Legislative Assembly of Alberta adjournment
2019 spring session (Government Motion 26: carried) ... 1333
Adjournment on December 2, 2019, afternoon due to death outside Legislature ... 2677
Fall 2019 session (Government Motion 39: carried) ... 2587
Spring sitting adjournment pursuant to Government Motion 26 ... 1635
Legislative Assembly Office
Staff work during long sittings ... 599, 1635
Legislative policy committees
Appointment of committees (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Legislative procedure
Addressing questions through the chair, points of order ... 430
Decorum ... 155-56
Gestures by members, points of order ... 430
Legislature Building
Death on steps, December 2, 2019, early adjournment due to ... 2677
Raising of pride flag ... 670
Licensed practical nurses
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2665-66
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Address in reply to Speech from the Throne engrossed and presented to (Government Motion 16: carried) ... 811
Lois Hole provincial park
Management plan ... 2391
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Allegations against, points of order ... 120, 810, 904
Changes in party affiliation, Assembly opposition to (Government Motion 10: carried) ... 1328
Changes in party affiliations ... 232
First instance of two brothers serving at the same time ... 173
Imputing falsehoods against, points of order ... 966, 1475-76
Imputing motives to ... 2432
Imputing motives to, points of order ... 757, 1220, 1292, 1475, 1616
Reference by name in the Assembly ... 416
Reference to absence from the Chamber ... 416, 1049
Reference to absence from the Chamber, points of order ... 1091
Reference to in debate, points of order ... 1614-15
Members' Statements (procedure)
Number of statements each day ... 159
Minimum wage
Youth wage ... 114
Youth wage, impact on children living independently ... 803
Youth wage, points of order on debate ... 120
Ministry of Community and Social Services
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 776
Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
Alcohol purchase contract ... 2544-45
Ministry of Energy
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 737, 772, 774-75
Ministry of Environment and Parks
Budget, 2019-2020 ... 2391
Ministry of Executive Council
Auditor General's audit ... 2388
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
Budget, 2019-2020 ... 2135
Ministry of Infrastructure
Interim supply estimates 2019-2020 ... 1137
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 729-30, 736-37
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Minister's connection to Journey Canada ... 1170-71
Minister's connection to Peace River Bible Institute ... 1170
Minister's connection to Peace River Bible Institute, remark withdrawn ... 1174
Minister's performance, points of order on debate ... 2053
Sole-source photography and video service contract ... 2486
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 776
Motions (procedure)
Confidence motions ... 156
Reading in the Assembly ... 36
Relevance of debate ... 165
Motions (current session)
No. 43, standing order amendments (Nixon: carried) ... 2696-97
Municipal Government Act
Section 347, cancellation, reduction, refund, or deferral of taxes ... 1142
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
Third reading ... 1140-42
Stakeholder consultation ... 1140
Normandeau school, Red Deer
School nutrition program ... 1231
North American free trade agreement (NAFTA)
Agricultural export component ... 1810-11
Nurses
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2665-66
Office of the Premier
Premier's adviser's trips to London ... 2388
Premier's travel during 2019 federal election ... 1900-1901
Premier's travel to Ontario during Chuckegg Creek wildfire ... 115
Premier's travel to Ontario during Chuckegg Creek wildfire, points of order on debate ... 120
Oil sands development
Emissions cap, points of order on debate ... 904-5
Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (federal Bill C-48)
Provincial response (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 9, 21
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Addressing questions through the chair, Speaker's ruling ... 422
Improper questions, points of order ... 2619
Oral Question Period practices ... 430
Preambles to supplementary questions, points of order ... 431
Restrictions on oral questions ... 431
Supplementary questions, points of order ... 1290
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
2017 UCP leadership contest investigation ... 111-12, 1281-82, 2329-30
2017 UCP leadership contest investigations ... 2468
Alberta Energy Regulator ... 1907
Alberta Energy Regulator board of directors ... 820
Alberta Energy Regulator funding ... 1866
Aquatic invasive species ... 2793-94
Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions' remarks ... 1756
Bighorn area land use ... 1369-70
Bill 8 consultations ... 806
Bill 9 debate ... 1080
Bill 9 debate time ... 896
Bill 22 ... 2327-29, 2465-66
Bill 207 ... 2277, 2486
Budget 2019 ... 2114
Calgary board of education layoffs ... 2467
Canadian energy centre ... 1795
Canadian Energy Centre and premier's adviser's expense audits ... 2388
Canadian Energy Centre managing director ... 1753
Children living independently and the minimum wage ... 803
Climate change strategy ... 1082-83, 1705-6, 1776, 1870, 1901
Climate change strategy, advocacy for Alberta's energy industry ... 1842-43
Consumer protection for motor vehicle owners, ethics in government ... 270
Conversion therapy use in Alberta ... 1170-71
Corporate taxation and job creation ... 112-13
Drinking water quality ... 2187
Education budget 2019-2020 ... 2114-15
Education funding ... 1284, 1869
Education system and financing ... 2659-60
Educational curriculum review ... 1084
Election Commissioner ... 2385-87, 2667-68
Election Commissioner's office ... 2611-12
Emerald Foundation environmental awards ... 428-29
Energy Efficiency Alberta ... 1972-73
Energy efficiency programs ... 2118
Environmental monitoring funding ... 2052
Environmental policies ... 2547-48
Environmental programs ... 428
Fishing regulations ... 807-8
Flood plain mapping ... 295-96
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 422-23, 671, 750, 752, 1083
Gay-straight alliances in schools and Bill 8 ... 1283
Government alcohol purchase contract ... 2544-45
Government photography contract ... 2486
Health care services ... 2666-67
Health care user fees and wait times ... 901
Husky Energy layoffs ... 1900
Indigenous Relations budget 2019-2020 ... 2135
Labour and social legislation ... 669-70
LGBTQ teacher and educational staff employment protection ... 1227
Lois Hole provincial park management plan, Environment and Parks ministry budget ... 2391
Member for Calgary-East ... 273
Member for Calgary-East's committee appointment ... 1651-52
Methane emission regulations ... 2007
Minimum wage for youth ... 114
Minister of Finance ... 1170
Municipal funding ... 1901-2
Nursing workforce ... 2665-66
Oil transportation by rail ... 115-16, 753-54
Parliamentary debate and public discourse ... 1079-80
Postecondary education funding ... 1866
Postsecondary worker contract negotiations ... 1081
Premier's travel ... 1900-1901
Premier's travel to Ontario ... 115
Public health care ... 1228-29
Public service wage arbitration postponement ... 899
Recycling regulations ... 2673
Renewable energy programs ... 196-97
Road construction and wetland conservation ... 901
Rural police service ... 1773-74
School nutrition program at Normandeau school ... 1231
School nutrition programs ... 423
Solar energy use ... 1168
Springbank reservoir flood mitigation project ... 1847
Technology innovation and emissions reduction ... 2082, 2119
Timber allocations within First Nations territories ... 2049
UCP fundraising breakfast, Budget 2019 consultation ... 1842
UCP nomination and leadership contests ... 2795-96
United Conservative Party fundraising ... 29, 1085-86
Water licensing and Cochrane's water supply ... 1229
Wildfires and climate change ... 296-97
Wildlife-human coexistence ... 751
Worker overtime pay ... 800-801
Order Paper
Early order paper ... 39, 41
Parliamentary debate
Debate on items previously decided, points of order ... 1474
Language creating disorder, points of order ... 120, 429, 471, 810, 1007, 1013, 1027, 1070, 1581-82
Relevance of debate ... 165, 1473, 1580
Relevance of debate, points of order ... 1012, 1026, 1072, 1475, 1543
Relevance of debate, points of order, clarification ... 1475
Use of epithets, points of order ... 758-59, 809, 903
Persons with developmental disabilities program
Eligibility criteria ... 775-76
Physicians
Billing and payment system, extra billing ... 901, 1228-29
Pipeline construction
Consultation with aboriginal peoples, points of order on debate ... 904
Plumbing fixtures
Lead fixtures ... 2187
Points of clarification (current session)
Relevance of debate ... 1009
Speaking rotation ... 1009
Standing Order 13(2) ... 429
Supplementary supply estimates debate procedure ... 728
Points of order (procedure)
Points of order ... 430
Points of order (current session)
Accusations against a member or members, remarks withdrawn ... 1156
Addressing questions through the chair ... 430
Addressing the chair ... 1978
Allegations against a member or members ... 120, 904, 2173, 2342-43
Epithets ... 758-59, 809, 903
Factual accuracy ... 677-78
Factual accuracy, remarks withdrawn ... 2475
False allegations ... 810, 2551
Gestures ... 120, 430
Improper questions ... 2619
Imputing falsehoods against a member or members ... 966, 1475-76
Imputing motives ... 757, 1220, 1292, 1475, 1616
Insulting language, remarks withdrawn ... 1782
Items previously decided ... 1474
Language creating disorder ... 39, 58-59, 120, 429, 471, 810, 1007, 1013, 1027, 1070, 1474, 1581-82, 1586, 2225
Oral Question Period practices ... 430-31
Parliamentary language ... 757-58, 809, 963, 1799, 1908, 2053, 2086
Parliamentary language, remarks withdrawn ... 867, 2800
Preambles to supplementary questions ... 431
Referring to a member or members in debate ... 1614-15
Referring to the absence of a member or members ... 1091
Referring to the absence of a member or members, remarks withdrawn ... 1113
Reflections on a decision of the Assembly ... 1289-90
Relevance ... 1012, 1026, 1072, 1473, 1475, 1543, 1640
Relevance, clarification ... 1475
Remarks off the record ... 904-5
Repetition ... 1640
Restrictions on oral questions ... 431
Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act
Included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Postsecondary educational institution finance
Funding ... 1866
Privilege (current session)
Misleading the House (Mr. Jason Nixon's remarks in OQP on June 20, page 1080 of Hansard) (no prima facie case of privilege found) ... 1115
Obstructing a member in performance of duty (Premier's remarks on Bill 1 coming-into-force date) ... 35-36
Property Rights Advocate's office
Annual report 2017 referral to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (Government Motion 27: carried) ... 1374
Public Lands Modernization (Grazing Leases and Obsolete Provisions) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 16)
First reading ... 1782
Second reading ... 1810-11
Third reading ... 1911
Disposition transfer provisions ... 1911
Two-zone grazing system provisions ... 1811
Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act
Referral to Resource Stewardship Committee (Government Motion 25: carried) ... 1333
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Second reading ... 876, 949, 956-57, 969-70
Second reading, motion on previous question pursuant to Standing Order 49(2) (Nixon: carried) ... 876, 949, 956-57, 969-70
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 963, 966
Committee ... 1004-6, 1009-10, 1012, 1018-19, 1035-36
Committee, amendment A1 (section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers, struck out) (Gray/Bilous: defeated) ... 1018-19
Committee, amendment A2 (shortening of arbitration delay time) (Sweet: defeated) ... 1035-36
Committee, time allocation (Government Motion 23: carried) ... 1003
Committee, points of clarification on debate ... 1009
Committee, points of order on debate ... 1007, 1012-13, 1026-27
Third reading ... 1048-50
Third reading, time allocation (Government Motion 24: carried) ... 1060-61
Third reading, points of order on debate ... 1070, 1072
Government members' actions during debate ... 1079-80
Government members' actions during debate, point of privilege raised (no prima facie case of privilege found) ... 1115
Government members' use of earplugs during debate ... 1080
Government members' use of earplugs during debate, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 1113
Purpose and intent ... 899
Section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers ... 1018-19, 1080
Stakeholder consultation ... 1080
Time for debate ... 970, 1004-6, 1049-50
Public security
Contract policing and police oversight, supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019 ... 730
Public service
Contract negotiations, points of order on debate ... 810
Contract negotiations, postsecondary workers ... 1081
Railroads
Oil transportation ... 115-16, 753-54
Oil transportation contracts, funding from supplementary supply ... 737-38, 774-75
Recycling (waste, etc.)
Agricultural plastics ... 2673
Regulatory review ... 2673
Red tape reduction
Provincial strategy, points of order on debate ... 1908
Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2019 (Bill 25)
Stakeholder consultation ... 2596
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Second reading ... 2344-46
Second reading, time allocation (Government Motion 35: carried) ... 2421
Second reading, points of order on debate ... 2342-43
Committee ... 2429-30, 2432-34
Committee, amendment A1 (investigations commenced by the Election Commissioner) (Nixon: carried) ... 2429-30, 2432-34
Committee, time allocation (Government Motion 36: carried) ... 2440-41
Third reading ... 2449
Third reading, time allocation (Government Motion 37: carried) ... 2449-50
Election Commissioner provisions ... 2327-29, 2344-46, 2385-86, 2449, 2468
Government members' voting ... 2611-12
Passage through the Assembly ... 2432, 2466-67
Passage through the Assembly, points of order on debate, remarks withdrawn ... 2475
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Job creation ... 197
Provincial programs ... 196-97, 2547-48
Ring road, Calgary
Southwest portion completion, status of wetlands ... 901
Rocky Mountains
Human-wildlife interactions ... 751
Royal Alexandra hospital, Edmonton
Child and adolescent mental health facility project status ... 1137
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Funding for rural police ... 1773-74, 1806
New officers ... 736
Royalty Guarantee Act (Bill 12)
Third reading ... 1411-12
School fees (elementary and secondary)
Mid-year increases ... 2115
School nutrition programs
Funding ... 423, 1231
Select standing committees
Appointment of committees (Government Motion 2: carried) ... 36
Membership and chairs (Government Motion 3: carried) ... 37
Solar energy industry
Investment attraction ... 1168
Speaker's rulings
Addressing questions through the chair ... 422
Speech from the Throne
Address in reply engrossed and presented to the Lieutenant Governor (Government Motion 16: carried) ... 811
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 173
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) ... 152-56, 158-59, 165, 232, 234-35
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 A1 (referral to Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing) (Hoffman: defeated) ... 158-59
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 A2 (striking out of provisions on abstention from votes) (Shepherd: defeated) ... 165
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), request to divide vote on the motion ... 156
Amendment to SO 3(4), 7(4), 8(7)(c), 41(1), 56(2.4), 65(1)(b), 72(1), 108, 109, addition of 61.1 and 108.1 (Government Motion 30: carried) ... 1638-39
Amendment to SO 3(4), 7(4), 8(7)(c), 41(1), 56(2.4), 65(1)(b), 72(1), 108, 109, addition of 61.1 and 108.1 (Government Motion 30: carried), points of order on debate ... 1640
Amendments to SO 7, 8(1.1) and addition of 8(1.2), 13, 32 and addition of 32.1, 41, and addition of 52.041 (Government Motion 43: carried) ... 2695-97
Consequential amendments related to change in name and mandate of Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee ... 155
SO 3, sitting times and sessional calendar ... 152-53
SO 3(1.1), notice of morning sitting cancellation ... 232
SO 3(4), sitting schedule ... 1638
SO 7, daily Routine ... 153
SO 7(3.1), ministerial statement responses ... 2697
SO 7(4), members' statements, number of statements each day ... 1638-39
SO 8, order of business ... 153
SO 8(1.1), order of business on Monday afternoon ... 2697
SO 8(7)(a.1), committee report motion for concurrences ... 153
SO 8(7)(c), private members' public bills called in Committee of the Whole within four sitting days after receiving second reading ... 1638
SO 13(2), clarification of Speaker's ruling ... 429
SO 13(7), member may occupy another member's seat ... 2697
SO 19(1), throne speech debate ... 153
SO 29(2)(a), question-and-comment period ... 527
SO 29(3), time limits on speaking in debate on private members' business ... 153
SO 31.1, confidence of the Assembly in the government ... 153-54
SO 32, division ... 154
SO 32.1, deferred divisions on third reading ... 2697
SO 32(4), members called in for division ... 2697
SO 37, copies of documents tabled ... 154
SO 41(1), private members' motions, members' inclusion in draw ... 1638
SO 41(4)-(5.1), private members' motions, amendment or replacement ... 2697
SO 46.1, debate interrupted by adjournment of the Assembly ... 154
SO 52.041, motions in committee ... 2697
SO 52(1)(c), committee membership, amendment reflecting change of committee name to Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee ... 154
SO 52.01(1), legislative policy committees ... 154
SO 52.011, subcommittees ... 154
SO 52.04, orders of the Assembly take priority ... 154
SO 56(2.4), temporary substitution on committees ... 1638
SO 59.01(12), Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills permitted to meet during estimates debates ... 154
SO 59.02(3), Government officials' and opposition staff participation in estimates debate ... 155
SO 59.02(4), government officials permitted to respond to questions in main estimates debates ... 155
SO 61.1, voting on interim and supplementary estimates ... 1638
SO 64(1)(a), definition of "appropriation bill" ... 155
SO 65(1)(b), speaking time limits for movers of private members' public bills and motions ... 1638
SO 72(1), draws for private members' public bills ... 1638
SO 74.11, referral of private members' public bills after first reading, to Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee ... 155, 235
SO 74.2(2), private members' public bills' placement on the Order Paper for second reading ... 155
SO 89, private bill publication time limits ... 155
SO 108, Clerk Assistant duties ... 1638
SO 108.1, Clerk of Committees duties ... 1638-39
SO 109, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel ... 1639
Supplementary supply estimates 2018-2019
Debate procedure ... 728
Debate procedure, point of clarification ... 728
Debate procedure, scope of questions ... 775-76
Estimates debate ... 729-30, 736-37, 772, 774-76
Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Implementation Act, 2019 (Bill 19)
First reading ... 2053
Second reading ... 2123-26, 2178-79
Committee ... 2245-47
Committee, amendment A1 (section 4, revenue retention in designated fund) (Hoffman: defeated) ... 2245-47
Third reading ... 2305-7
Technology innovation and emissions reduction (TIER) levy and fund
Emission reduction targets ... 2082, 2245
Fund utilization ... 2082
General remarks ... 296-97, 428, 1705-6, 1776, 2119, 2547
Revenue utilization ... 2179, 2246, 2306
Thunberg, Greta (environmental activist)
Visit to Alberta ... 1842
Tobacco Reduction Amendment Act, 2013
Sections 3(c) to (e), 4(a), 6, 7, 8(a), 19(b), (c), (d) "(e.4)," (f), "(g.2)," 20, 22, included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Rates ... 1866
United Conservative Party
2017 leadership contest, Election Commissioner investigation ... 2469
2017 leadership contest, RCMP investigation ... 111-12, 1281-82, 2796
2017 leadership contest investigations, special prosecutor appointment ... 1281
2017 leadership contest investigations, special prosecutor appointment, request for emergency debate under Standing Order 30 (not proceeded with) ... 61-62
2019 convention, resolution on candidate nomination and leadership campaign processes ... 2795-96
2019 convention resolution on education voucher system ... 2660
2019 convention resolution on educational curricula ... 2660
2019 election platform (Alberta Strong and Free) ... 461-62, 669-70, 866, 1009, 2173
Fundraising advertisement use of ministers' titles ... 1085-86
Fundraising letter signed by Premier ... 29
Membership ... 806
Merger of Progressive Conservative Party and Wildrose Party ... 957
Voting in the Assembly (procedure)
Free votes ... 156
Free votes on matters of conscience (Government Motion 9: carried) ... 1326-28
Waste management
Extended producer responsibility ... 2673
Water allocation
Licences, Cochrane ... 1229
Water quality
Drinking water ... 2187
West Country Centre, Sundre
Carbon levy costs ... 86
Carbon levy costs, former Premier's staff members' remarks ... 337
Wetlands policy
General remarks ... 901
Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves and Natural Areas Amendment Act
Section 8 "8.1(3)," included in list of statutes to be repealed (Sessional Paper 64/2019) but not to be repealed (Government Motion 42: carried) ... 2646
Wildfire, Chuckegg Creek (2019)
Evacuations ... 115
Wildfire prevention and control
Wildland firefighter rappel crews program termination, points of order on debate ... 2225
Wildfires
Severity and frequency, relation to climate change ... 296-97
Wildlife conservation and management
Rehabilitation of large animals ... 751
Workers' Compensation Board
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2449
Youth at risk
Support and financial assistance agreements for transition from child protective services, eligibility criteria change, request for emergency debate under Standing Order 30 (not proceeded with) ... 2139
Nixon, Jeremy P. (Calgary-Klein, UCP)
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Purpose and intent ... 172
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Purpose and intent ... 172
Addiction treatment
Funding for additional spaces ... 1775-76
Members' statements ... 1697
Alberta Energy Regulator
International Centre of Regulatory Excellence (ICORE) Auditor General's report (October 2019) ... 1906-7
Project approval timelines ... 1907, 2544
Bitumen upgrading
Partial upgrading program (PUP) termination ... 1977
Budget
Plan to balance by 2022-2023 ... 982
Budget 2019
Members' statements ... 2664-65
Budget process
Balanced/deficit budgets, members' statements ... 1897-98
Interim supply use ... 917-18
Calgary-Klein (constituency)
2019 election ... 110
Member's personal and family history ... 171, 173, 1079
Overview ... 172
Child, Youth and Family Enhancement (Protecting Alberta’s Children) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 202)
Second reading ... 1118-19
Child protective services
Caseload ... 2257-58
Climate change strategy, provincial
Demonstrations at the Legislature ... 1776
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
General remarks ... 846
Relation to pipeline approval ... 844-45
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt-servicing costs, funding from interim supply ... 917-18
Economy of Alberta
Economic downturn ... 110
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Proclamation ... 806-7
Education finance
Funding ... 982
Election recall
Other jurisdictions ... 2290
Election Recall Act (Bill 204)
Second reading ... 2289-90
Political advertising permitted under act ... 2289
Elections, provincial
2019 election, members' statements ... 110
Emergency management
Funding from interim supply ... 918
Environmental impact assessments
Springbank reservoir flood damage mitigation project ... 845
Fair Registration Practices Act (Bill 11)
General remarks ... 1111
Flood damage mitigation
Springbank reservoir project and Bow River upstream flood mitigation, provincial commitment to (Motion Other than Government Motion 504: defeated) ... 844-46
Flood plains
Mapping ... 295-96
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Members' statements ... 1079
Government policies
General remarks ... 110, 171-73
Health care finance
Funding ... 982
Impact Assessment Agency (federal)
Project approval process ... 2544
Interim estimates of supply 2019-2020
Estimates debate ... 917-18
Introduced organisms
Invasive aquatic species ... 2793-94
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Purpose and intent ... 172
Members of the Legislative Assembly
First instance of two brothers serving at the same time ... 172
Members' Statements (current session)
Addiction treatment ... 1697
Balancing the budget ... 1897-98
Budget 2019 and government spending reductions ... 2664-65
Calgary Dinos' Vanier Cup championship ... 2540
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 1079
Mental illness awareness ... 1747
National Child Day ... 2384
Provincial election 2019 ... 110
South Sudanese community concerns ... 1967
Support for persons with disabilities ... 2076-77
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day ... 797
Mental Illness Awareness Week
Members' statements ... 1747
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Funding from interim supply ... 918
Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance
Interim supply estimates 2019-2020 ... 917-18
National Child Day
Members' statements ... 2384
Opiods
Provincial lawsuit against manufacturers and distributors ... 1775-76
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
Alberta Energy Regulator ... 1906-7
Aquatic invasive species ... 2793-94
Child protective services caseload ... 2257-58
Education Act ... 806-7
Energy project regulatory reviews ... 2544
Flood plain mapping ... 295-96
Foreign qualification and credential recognition ... 1111
Petrochemical industry development ... 1976-77
Provincial fiscal sustainability and Budget 2019 ... 982
Provincial lawsuit against opioid manufacturers ... 1775-76
Persons with disabilities
Programs and services, members' statements ... 2076-77
Petrochemicals feedstock infrastructure program
Program termination ... 1977
Petrochemicals industry
Industry development ... 1976-77
Public Sector Wage Arbitration Deferral Act (Bill 9)
Third reading ... 1060, 1072-73
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) ... 1072-73
Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act (Bill 25)
Third reading ... 2595-96
Schoolchildren's transportation
Busing ... 807
South Sudanese community
Youth emergency crisis round-table, members' statements ... 1967
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches) ... 171-73
Addresses in reply (maiden speeches), questions and comments ... 173
University of Calgary
Dinos football team, Vanier Cup champions, members' statements ... 2540
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Members' statements ... 797
Notley, Rachel (Edmonton-Strathcona, NDP)
30th Legislature
First Session government legislation ... 1366
Aboriginal relations
Treaties ... 194
Treaty acknowledgement ... 678
Act to Amend the Alberta Bill of Rights to Protect Our Children, An (Bill 10, 2014)
Gay-straight alliance provisions ... 670, 683-84, 1182
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)
Former Premier Notley's appearance before Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources ... 13-14
Provincial response (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 13-16
Act to Make Alberta Open for Business, An (Bill 2)
Second reading ... 451-59, 530-37, 574-82
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) ... 530-37
Second reading, motion to not now read (6-month hoist amendment HA) (Dang: defeated) ... 574-82
Third reading ... 1417-21
Comparison with other jurisdictions' legislation ... 581, 1418
Government members' participation in debate ... 574, 577-79
Purpose and intent ... 532, 681-82
Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax, An (Bill 1)
Second reading ... 131-35
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Alberta's Economic Future Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Sweet: defeated) ... 131-35
Third reading ... 328-32
Purpose and intent ... 681
Act to Support Gay-Straight Alliances, An
General remarks ... 1182-84
Alberta cancer prevention legacy fund
Dissolution ... 2171
Alberta climate change office
Former deputy minister Eric Denhoff ... 331-32
Alberta Energy Regulator
Funding ... 1866
Alberta health care insurance plan premiums
General remarks ... 534
Alberta Health Services (authority)
November 29, 2019, letter to UNA on initiatives under consideration ... 2665-66, 2715-16, 2720-21, 2790
Alberta in Canada
Federal-provincial relations ... 1969
Alberta indigenous opportunities corporation
General remarks ... 678-79
Alberta Innovates Corporation
Layoffs ... 2482
Alberta law enforcement response teams (ALERT)
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2130
Alberta Senate Election Act (Bill 13)
Second reading ... 1345-47
Committee ... 1404-6
Committee, amendment A2 (Senatorial elections not to be held with municipal elections) (Sweet: defeated) ... 1404-6
Implementation cost ... 1346
Political party contributions under act ... 1346
Political party spending limits under the act ... 1346
Purpose and intent ... 1413-14
Alberta teachers' retirement fund
Investment management by AIMCo ... 2481
Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction
General remarks ... 579
Assured income for the severely handicapped
Indexation suspension ... 2019, 2165-66, 2216-17
Bills, private members' public (procedure)
Bill passage through the Assembly ... 205
Budget
Plan to balance by 2022-2023 ... 112-13
Spending reduction of 2.8 per cent over four years ... 2183-84
Budget 2019
Funding for front-line services ... 2077-78
General remarks ... 2162
Government intentions ... 26-27
Calgary (city)
Budget, 2019-2020 ... 2542-43
Calgary board of education
Carbon levy costs ... 329, 1209
Calgary Police Service
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 2046, 2078, 2130, 2610
Calgary Transit
Light rail transit green line funding ... 2078-79, 2172
Canadian Energy Centre
Managing director ... 1773
Oversight ... 1773
Capital plan
Countercyclical funding (funding during economic downturn), Dodge report recommendations ... 534
Carbon levy (2016-2019)
General remarks ... 15, 1209
Impact on consumer prices ... 457-58
Impact on small-business costs ... 329
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc. ... 132
Rebate for families, small business, coal industry, First Nations, etc., income calculation ... 329-30
Revenue utilization ... 132-33, 330
Carbon pricing
Other jurisdictions ... 331
Relation to greenhouse gas emission reduction ... 1210
UCP position ... 135
Carbon pricing (federal)
General remarks ... 133
Provincial response (Government Motion 21: carried) ... 1208-12
Chamber (Legislative Assembly)
Banging on desks prohibited under standing orders ... 208
Charter schools
Funding ... 1493-94
Child mental health services
School-based services ... 268
Classroom improvement fund
Funding ... 680
Climate change
General remarks ... 132-34
Climate change strategy, provincial
Public response ... 1970
Strategy development ... 27
Climate leadership plan, provincial (2015-2019)
General remarks ... 14-15, 131-34, 331-32, 1208-11
Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing, Standing
Review of standing orders ... 208
Conversion therapy working group
Status of ... 268, 363-64
Corporate taxation, provincial
Comparison with other jurisdictions ... 679-80, 739-41
Rate decrease ... 1699-1700, 2045-46
Relation to economic growth ... 112, 194-95, 679, 738-41, 1304, 1645-47, 2170-71, 2183-84, 2716
Revenue ... 112-13
Crown prosecution service (Justice and Solicitor General ministry)
Staff, full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2610
Daycare
24-hour service ... 534
Debts, public (provincial debt)
Debt level ... 2161-62, 2169
Provincial credit rating ... 2789
Provincial deficit, Premier's remarks ... 1366
Deregulation
Regulations eliminated, publicly available information ... 683
Discrimination
Adverse effect discrimination (legislation and statutes) ... 2556
Drivers' licences
Commercial licence standards ... 1789-90
Commercial licence standards, emergency debate under Standing Order 42 (Renaud: carried) ... 1807-10
Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program (class 1 and 2) ... 1789-90, 1808-9
Mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program (class 1 and 2), points of order on debate ... 1799
Economic development
Diversification ... 741, 2789
Investment attraction ... 458, 2716-17
Economy of Alberta
Current fiscal position ... 2183-84
Economic indicators ... 2789-90
Edmonton Catholic Schools
Governance ... 1493
Edmonton-Strathcona (constituency)
Member's personal and family history ... 453, 530-32, 578
Edmonton Transit Service
Light rail transit west expansion, funding for ... 2172
Education Act (2012, coming-into-force date September 1, 2019)
Amendments ... 358
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations) ... 421-22, 669-71, 683-84, 750, 1181-82, 1482-83, 1492, 1494
Gay-straight alliance provisions (section 35.1, support for student organizations), Speaker's ruling on debate ... 670
Proclamation ... 294, 421-22
Sections 24-28, charter schools ... 1493-94
Section 87, disqualification of trustees ... 1492-93
Education Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 8)
Second reading ... 1180-84
Second reading, motion to not now read and to refer subject matter to Families and Communities Committee (referral amendment REF1) (Nielsen/Eggen: defeated) ... 1180-85
Committee ... 1267-69, 1482-84, 1492-94
Committee, amendment A1 (section 33(1)(e), "specialized" struck out, new section 33(2.1), immediate permission and privacy provisions for all voluntary student organizations) (Pancholi: defeated) ... 1267-69
Committee, amendment A3 (antidiscrimination policies and codes of conduct) (Irwin: defeated) ... 1482-84
General remarks ... 684-85
Education finance
Funding ... 452, 679-80, 2018-19
Funding, 2019-2020 ... 48-49, 267-68, 357-58, 2130
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, 328-29, 2327-28, 2480-81
Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act
Canadian Taxpayers Federation legal challenge ... 2541-42
Elections, federal
Official Opposition Leader's vote ... 1866
Elections, provincial
2019 election ... 679
Electric power
Energy-only market ... 2163
Electric power plants
Coal-fired facilities retirement ... 131-32
Electric power prices
Regulated rate cap termination ... 2163
Electricity Statutes (Capacity Market Termination) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 18)
Committee, amendment A1 (economic withholding provisions) (Sabir: defeated) ... 2163
Emergency medical services (ambulances, etc.)
Ambulance shortages (code red), Calgary ... 358
Funding ... 680
Paramedics, Calgary ... 358
Privatization proposed ... 2667
Emergency motions under Standing Order 42 (current session)
Commercial driver training and testing standards (Renaud: carried) ... 1807-10
Employment Standards Code
Sections 21-24, overtime and overtime pay ... 49, 452-54, 457-58, 530-33, 535-37, 576-77, 580, 669, 682, 800, 817-18, 1417-18, 1420-21
Section 23, overtime agreements (banked time) ... 113
Sections 26-30, general holiday pay ... 456, 579-80, 682, 1418
Energy Efficiency Alberta
Programs ... 330-31
Energy industries
Competitiveness, carbon leakage ... 1209-10
Layoffs ... 1646
Production curtailment ... 741
Energy resources
General remarks ... 451-52
Provincial jurisdiction ... 14
Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act
General remarks ... 2553, 2556-57
Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability Act, 2019 (Bill 21)
Second reading ... 2161-67
Committee ... 2839-44
Committee, amendment A6 (discretionary (Henson) trusts for persons with disabilities) (Renaud: defeated) ... 2839-41
Section 1(12), Lieutenant Governor in Council may terminate agreements with Alberta Medical Association or other government, person, or group of persons ... 2163-64
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments ... 2163-64
Section 10, Labour Relations Code amendments, repeal of ban on replacement worker use during strikes and lockouts ... 2164
Environmental protection and enhancement fund
Dissolution ... 2171
Fair Deal Panel
Scope of review ... 2274-75
Farm Freedom and Safety Act, 2019 (Bill 26)
Second reading ... 2553-57
Committee ... 2757-59, 2761-65
Committee, amendment A1 (private insurance coverage criteria) (Ganley: defeated) ... 2757-59
Committee, amendment A2 (employment standards for wage, nonfamily workers) (Gray: defeated) ... 2761-65
Section 1(3), insurance re farming and ranching workers ... 2553-54
Section 1(3), insurance re farming and ranching workers, exemption for small farms and ranches ... 2554
Section 2, Employment Standards Code amendments, exemption of small ranches and farms ... 2554-57, 2609-10
Section 3, Labour Relations Code amendments, removal of farm and ranch workers ... 2555-56
Farm workers
Wages ... 2609-10
Federated Co-ops
Warehouse closure ... 2482
Filibusters
General remarks ... 1405
Fiscal Measures and Taxation Act, 2019 (Bill 20)
Second reading ... 2169-72
Schedule 3, Public Transit and Green Infrastructure Project Act ... 2172
Fiscal plan 2018-2019
Fourth-quarter update ... 1303-4, 1366
Fiscal policy
Government spending ... 458
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons
Education minister's remarks ... 670
Premier's remarks ... 1482
Gay-straight alliances in schools
Government to be urged to introduce legislation (Motion Other than Government Motion 503, 2014: defeated) ... 1181-82
Privacy issues ... 1183-84
Provincial strategy ... 421-22, 683-84
School board policies ... 294
School compliance, relation to funding ... 1366-67
General revenue fund
General remarks ... 2171
Government accountability
Financial reporting, Premier's remarks ... 681
Government of Canada
Equalization and transfer payments ... 1969
Government services, public
User fees and charges ... 2018
Greenhouse gas emissions
Canada's emissions, comparison with other jurisdictions ... 330
Haliburton oilfield services
Cementing operations closure ... 2789-90
Health care
Private service delivery ... 2716
Review, Ernst & Young report ... 2720
Rural services ... 2666
Support workers ... 2790
Health care finance
Funding ... 2790
Health sciences personnel
Front-line workers ... 2667
Hospital beds
Acute-care beds ... 2666, 2716
Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team
2018 bus crash ... 1807-8, 1810
Husky Energy Ltd.
CEO's remarks on corporate tax decrease ... 2045-46
Layoffs ... 2716
Income tax, provincial (personal income tax)
Indexation, Premier's remarks ... 2169-70
Indexation suspension ... 2017-18
Insurance industry
Impact of climate change ... 132-33
Interprovincial relations
Premier's initiatives ... 2253-54
Introduction of Guests (procedure)
Introduction by members ... 205-6
Introduction of Guests (school groups, individuals)
... 46, 266, 1863, 2015, 2111, 2127, 2477
Job creation
Provincial strategy ... 452-53, 679-83, 685
Job Creation Tax Cut (Alberta Corporate Tax Amendment) Act (Bill 3)
Committee ... 738-41
Purpose and intent ... 532
Keynesian economics
General remarks ... 534
Labour Relations Code
Sections 32-41, union certification ... 454-56, 458-59, 580-81, 1418
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Students in the gallery ... 536
Legislative Assembly Office
Staff compensation ... 531
Legislative procedure
Decorum ... 1340-41
Licensed practical nurses
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2665-66, 2715-16, 2790
Lottery fund
Dissolution ... 2171
Lowe's Canada (hardware retail chain)
Store closures ... 2482
Members' apologies
Remarks in discussion of Bill 22 ... 2479
Members of the Legislative Assembly
Changes in party affiliation, Assembly opposition to (Government Motion 10: carried) ... 1343-44
Merit Contractors
Pre-election advertising ... 580
Minimum wage
Other jurisdictions ... 578
Rate ... 1419-20
Wage differential for liquor servers proposed ... 457, 1181, 1419-20
Youth wage ... 113, 456-57, 532, 574, 577-79, 581, 682, 1418-20
Youth wage, impact on children living independently ... 578-79
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta
Lobbying activity ... 269
Municipal finance
Capital funding, 2019-2020 ... 2018
Fines, provincial retention percentage increase ... 2165
Funding ... 1700
Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act, 2019 (Bill 7)
Purpose and intent ... 683
National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Final report ... 293
Nonrenewable natural resource revenue
Provincial reliance on ... 451
Nurses
Contract negotiations ... 749-50
Full-time equivalents (FTEs) ... 2665-66, 2715-16, 2790
Wage arbitration postponement ... 749-50
Office of the Premier
Premier's adviser's trips to London ... 2274
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 ... 330
Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (federal Bill C-48)
Former Premier Notley's appearance before Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications ... 13-14
Provincial response (Government Motion 8: carried unanimously) ... 13-16
Oral Question Period (procedure)
Questions outside ministerial responsibility, Speaker's rulings ... 670
Oral Question Period (current session topics)
2017 UCP leadership contest investigation ... 25-26, 49-50, 53-54, 111-12, 193-94, 1225-26
AISH indexation ... 2019, 2216-17
Alberta Energy Regulator funding ... 1866
Ambulance services in Calgary ... 358
Bill 9 ... 1104
Bill 22 ... 2327-28
Bill 22 and public service pension changes ... 2481
Bill 22 votes ... 2480-81
Budget 2019 ... 26-27, 2018
Budget 2019 and Alberta's current fiscal position ... 2183-84
Budget 2019 and public service front-line workers ... 2076-77
Calgary finances ... 2542-43
Calgary LRT green line funding ... 2078-79
Calgary Police Service and LRT green line funding ... 2078
Calgary Police Service funding ... 2046, 2610
Canadian Energy Centre ... 1773
Climate change strategy ... 27
Commercial driver training and testing standards ... 1789-90
Conversion therapy working group ... 268, 363-64
Corporate taxation and job creation ... 112-13, 194-95, 1304
Corporate taxes and the provincial fiscal policies ... 1646-47
Corporate taxes and the provincial fiscal position ... 1645-46
Economic indicators ... 2789-90
Education Act ... 294
Education and postsecondary funding ... 2018-19
Education budget 2019-2020 ... 2130
Education funding ... 48-49, 267-68, 357-58, 1166
Election Commissioner and Bill 22 ... 2479-80
Election financing legislation ... 2541-42
Election financing legislation, Election Commissioner ... 2542
Energy policies and job creation ... 1646
Farm worker wages ... 2609-10
Federal-provincial relations ... 1969-70
Firefighting service funding ... 2215-16
Gay-straight alliances in schools ... 421-22, 671, 750
Government members' actions during Bill 9 debate ... 1104
GSA policy compliance and school funding ... 1366-67
Health care funding ... 2790
Health care services ... 2666-67
Health care system ... 2715-16, 2720-21
Indigenous treaty rights ... 194
Investment in Alberta ... 2716-17
Labour and social legislation ... 669-70
Missing and murdered indigenous women ... 293-94
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta ... 269
Municipal funding, rural police service funding ... 1700
Nurses' contract negotiations ... 749-50
Nursing workforce ... 2665-66
Oil transportation ... 357
Oil transportation by rail ... 1165-66
Panel on federal-provincial relations ... 2274-75
Personal income tax indexation cessation ... 2017-18
Police funding ... 2130
Postecondary education funding ... 1865-66
Premier's adviser's travel expenses, public inquiry commissioner's legal contract award ... 2274
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
Public- and private-sector layoffs ... 2482-83
Public service contract negotiations ... 817
Public service wage arbitration postponement ... 800
Rural police service ... 1773-74
Supervised drug consumption sites ... 294
Support for youth transitioning out of care ... 2129, 2184
Tax policy ... 2045-46
Wood's Homes in Calgary ... 2216
Worker overtime pay ... 49, 800, 817-18
Worker overtime pay and minimum wage ... 113
Persons with disabilities
Workforce participation ... 579
Petrochemicals diversification program
General remarks ... 740-41, 1420
Physicians
Conditions on practice identification numbers ... 2163
Pipeline construction
Advocacy for ... 681
Enbridge line 3 replacement project ... 357
Points of order (current session)
Parliamentary language ... 1799
Police
Forensic test costs ... 2078, 2130
Political advertising by third parties (corporations, unions, advocacy groups, etc.)
Motor Dealers' Association of Alberta funding ... 269
Postsecondary educational institution finance
Funding ... 452, 1865-66, 2019
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)
General remarks ... 1181
Government members' use of earplugs during debate ... 1104
Legal challenges ... 1104
Section 5(c), regulations, ministerial powers ... 817
Public service
Front-line workers, funding for ... 2077-78
Wage arbitration postponement ... 800
Wage rollback proposed ... 2171
Railroads
Oil transportation ... 357, 741, 1165-66
Oil transportation contracts ... 680
Reconciliation between aboriginal and nonaboriginal peoples
General remarks ... 678-79
Red tape reduction
Provincial strategy ... 269
Red Tape Reduction Act (Bill 4)
Purpose and intent ... 683
Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprises Act, 2019 (Bill 22)
Election Commissioner provisions ... 2327-28, 2479-80, 2542
Election Commissioner provisions, Speaker's ruling on debate ... 2328-29
Executive Council members' voting ... 2480-81
Premier's participation in debate ... 2273-74
Public service pension provisions ... 2481
Registry services
Fees ... 2018
Renewable/alternative energy industries
Job creation ... 132
Rent supplement programs
Funding ... 2018
Restaurant workers
Tips ... 1419-20
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Funding for rural police ... 1699-1700, 1773-74
Royalty Guarantee Act (Bill 12)
Third reading ... 1412-15
Royalty structure (energy resources)
Modernized royalty framework (2017) ... 1412-13
Safe and Inclusive Schools Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 (Bill 202, Bill 2014)
General remarks ... 1182
School boards and districts
LGBTQ2S-plus staff members' rights ... 1482-84
School nutrition programs
Funding ... 680
Schoolchildren's transportation
Bus driver training and testing ... 1808-9
Bus driver training and testing, funding for ... 1809
Seniors' benefit program
Indexation suspension ... 2166
Small business
General remarks ... 533-34
Tax rate ... 329
Social services
Funding ... 2018
Speaker's rulings
Parliamentary language ... 2328-29
Questions outside ministerial responsibility ... 670
Speech from the Throne
Addresses in reply ... 678-85
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) ... 205-8
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 A2 (striking out of provisions on abstention from votes) (Shepherd: defeated) ... 205-8
SO 3(1.1), notice of morning sitting cancellation ... 207
SO 32(5), division, members may abstain ... 207
SO 74.11, referral of private members' public bills after first reading, to Private Bills and Private Members' Public Bills Committee ... 207-8
Substance abuse and addiction
Supervised consumption sites ... 294
Supply-side economics
General remarks ... 537
Tax credits
Alberta investor tax credit (AITC) termination ... 2170
Capital investment tax credit (CITC) termination ... 2170
Community economic development corporation (CEDC) tax credit termination ... 2170
Education and tuition tax credit termination ... 217
Film and television industry credit ... 2171
Interactive digital media tax credit (IDMTC) termination ... 2170-71
Scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) tax credit termination ... 2170
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Report recommendations implementation ... 194, 678
Tuition and fees, postsecondary
Rates ... 1866
Tuition freeze termination ... 2162-63
Unemployment
Layoffs ... 2482-83
Unions
Funding of political entities ... 458
United Conservative Party
2017 leadership contest, RCMP investigation ... 25-26, 49-50, 53, 111-12, 193, 328-29, 1225-26
2017 leadership contest investigations, special prosecutor appointment ... 26, 49-50, 53, 133, 193, 1225-26
2019 election platform (Alberta Strong and Free) ... 458, 575-77, 579, 669-70, 1184, 1366, 1405, 1413-14, 1492, 1866, 2164-65, 2171-72
United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
Implementation ... 194
University of Calgary
Layoffs ... 2482
Voting in the Assembly (procedure)
Free votes on matters of conscience (Government Motion 9: carried) ... 1340-41
Wages
Gender equality ... 1181
West Country Centre, Sundre
Carbon levy costs, former Premier's staff members' remarks ... 329
Wildfire prevention and control
Wildland firefighter rappel crews program termination ... 2215-16
Wood's Homes, Calgary (child mental health services provider)
Provincial contract cancellation ... 2216
Youth at risk
Support and financial assistance agreements for transition from child protective services, eligibility criteria change ... 2129, 2184

 

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