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Members of the Legislative Assembly

 

Members of Executive Council

 

Standing & Special Committee Chairpersons

Specified & Designated Bills

 

A

Abel, Alex. See Members' statements under French Legion of Honour Medal recipients

Aboriginal Awareness Week. See Members' statements

Aboriginal education. See also Members' statements

Support for

Lagimodiere, 136

Aboriginal employment

Freedom Road construction

Lathlin, 3290-3291

Schuler, 3291

Aboriginal Engagement Strategy

Auditor General recommendations

Johnson, 1862-1863

Aboriginal health care

Regional health authorities

Lathlin, 277

Aboriginal Issues Committee of Cabinet

Dissolution of

Fontaine, 306

Special advisor

Fontaine, 285-287

Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Funding inquiry

Fontaine, 3175

Stefanson, 3175

Aboriginal Veterans Day

Clarke, 3546

Gerrard, 3546-3547

Johnson, 3580

Kinew, 3546

Abortion services. See also Mifegymiso

Patients charged for

Fontaine, 3036

Squires, 3037

ACCESS Centres

Closure inquiry

Goertzen, 1086

Wiebe, 1086

General comments

Marcelino, F., 989

Accessibility for Manitobans Act

Annual report March 31, 2017

Fielding, 3025

Accessibility standards

General comments

Gerrard, 3072, 3073

Mayer, 3075

Selinger, 3072

Sidewalk improvements

Selinger, 3076

Accessible transportation

Fletcher, 2869, 2870, 3538

Wharton, 2869, 2870

Active transportation

Municipal infrastructure budget

Altemeyer, 2605-2606

Clarke, 2605-2606

Pallister, 2606

Addiction

Attachment disorders

Gerrard, 487

Underlying causes of

Fontaine, 3065-3066

Stefanson, 3066

Addiction services. See also Marijuana legalization; Members' statements; Methamphetamine use; Opioid use

Access to treatment

Gerrard, 83, 133, 298, 316, 3370-3371

Goertzen, 83

Pallister, 3370-3371

Additional beds, plan for

Fontaine, 3170

Stefanson, 3170

Federal funding for

Pallister, 1695-1696

Wiebe, 1695

Government plan, request for

Gerrard, 3214-3215

Pallister, 3215

Mental health care

Curry, 102

Strategy for

Goertzen, 498

Johnson, 3580

Klassen, 497-498

Lagimodiere, 137

Pallister, 497

Wiebe, 283, 408

Addictions Foundation of Manitoba

Funding for

Goertzen, 2227, 2853-2854

Swan, 2853-2854

Wiebe, 2227

Adoption Expenses Tax Credit

Micklefield, 1318

Advanced Education Administration Amendment Act (Bill 31)

1 R

Wishart, 801-802

2 R

Debate

Klassen, 2866-2867

Wiebe, 2865-2866

Wishart, 2863-2865

C/3 R

Klassen, 3648-3649

Saran, 3649

Wiebe, 3647-3648

Wishart, 3646-3647

R/A

Filmon, 3661

Indigenous students, impact on

Fontaine, 3213

Pallister, 3213-3214

New Manitobans, impact on

Marcelino, F., 3215-3216

Wishart, 3215-3216

Northern students, impact on

Lathlin, 3212

Wishart, 3212-3213

Request to withdraw

Kinew, 849-850, 893-894, 3209-3211

Pallister, 3210-3211, 3216

Smith, B., 3216

Stefanson, 3553

Wiebe, 3552-3553, 3618

Wishart, 849-850, 893-894, 3552, 3618-3619

Students, impact on

Wiebe, 3211-3212

Wishart, 3211-3212

Advisory Panel on Fiscal Performance

Report, April 10, 2017

Friesen, 1187

Advocate for Children and Youth Act (Bill 9)

1 R

Fielding, 390

2 R

Debate

Fielding, 818-821

Fontaine, 823-824

Gerrard, 826-827

Klassen, 825-826

Lagassé, 824-825

Questions

Fielding, 821-823

Fontaine, 821-822

Gerrard, 822-823

Klassen, 821

C 3/R

Fielding, 2715

Fontaine, 2715-2717

Klassen, 2717

R/A

Filmon, 2751

Funding support

Fontaine, 2716

Hughes recommendations

Fielding, 818-820

Injury and death review

Fielding, 819

Mandate expansion

Fielding, 819

Phoenix Sinclair inquiry

Fielding, 818, 821, 822

Klassen, 825

Reporting requirements

Fielding, 819

Lagassé, 842

Term of office extension

Fielding, 819

TRC's Call to Action

Fielding, 821-822

Fontaine, 821-822

Aerospace industry. See also Members' statements under Manitoba Aerospace Week

Johnston, 131

Affordability advantage

Affordability act, changes to

Allum, 2702-2704

Pallister, 2703-2704

Concern for

Maloway, 1860-1861

Publication of

Selinger, 168-169

Affordability, Manitoba

Government record

Marcelino, F., 1373

Pallister, 1373

Affordable housing. See also Social housing units

Construction of

Allum, 1442-1443

Deferred maintenance

Cox, 2946, 2947

Smith, B., 2946, 2947

Federal funding for

Altemeyer, 2409

Friesen, 2409

Funding increase

Fielding, 42

Morley-Lecomte, 42

Investment in

Mayer, 1313

KPMG recommendations

Cox, 2852

Smith, A., 2852

Need for

Marcelino, F., 3479

Smith, B., 2944, 3485

New units, number of

Fielding, 3268-3269

Smith, B., 3268

Rent increases

Lathlin, 2945, 2949

Smith, B., 2946

Repairs program

Fielding, 2172

Isleifson, 2172

Seniors

Mayer, 64

Affordable Utility Rate Accountability Act

Repeal of

Altemeyer, 1368

Friesen, 2552, 2557

Kinew, 1277

Maloway, 2557

Selinger, 1397

Age and Opportunity program

Funding cuts

Stefanson, 2392

Swan, 2391-2392

Agencies, boards and commissions

Request to table review

Friesen, 124

Klassen, 123-124

Agreement on Internal Trade

Labour mobility

Swan, 365

Agricultural emissions

Carbon pricing plan

Altemeyer, 725

Cox, 725

Agricultural fields

Anaerobic digesters

Equivalent technology

Selinger, 3233

Squires, 3233

Building code changes

Lindsey, 1034

Manure management

Altemeyer, 996

Nutrients in the soil

Overload protection

Selinger, 3234

Squires, 3234

Waterway buffer zone

Altemeyer, 1156

Cox, 1156

Agricultural irrigation strategy

Tile drainage

Eichler, 2856

Graydon, 2856

Agricultural Producers' Organization Funding Amendment Act (Bill 35)

1 R

Eichler, 2341

2 R

Debate

Eichler, 3487-3488

C/3 R

Allum, 3629

Eichler, 3629

Gerrard, 3629-3630

R/A

Filmon, 3661

Agricultural vehicles

Highway safety practices

Eichler, 2264

Lagimodiere, 2264

Agriculture and Food, Standing Committee on

First report

Johnson, 3545

Agriculture Department

Estimates

Debate, 1540-1551, 3280

Opening statements

Eichler, 1540-1541

Lindsey, 1542

Speakers

Allum, 1549-1551

Eichler, 1540-1550

Lindsey, 1542-1549

Food and meat inspection vacancies

Eichler, 1544

Lindsey, 1544

Staff introductions

Eichler, 1542

Supplementary Information for Legislative Review

Eichler, 1465

Vacancy rates

Eichler, 1542-1543

Lindsey, 1542-1543

Agriculture industry. See also Resolutions

Climate change, effects of

Cox, 271

Piwniuk, 270-271

Education accreditation

Michaleski, 833

Intellectual property development

Kinew, 1277

Punjab farmers, recruitment of

Eichler, 694-695

Saran, 694

AIDS. See World AIDS Day

Air ambulance services

Future of service (south)

Schuler, 3424

Swan, 3423-3424

Privatization concerns

Goertzen, 1200-1201

Lindsey, 1200-1201, 1310

Pallister, 1201

Privatization concerns--Northern Manitoba

Lathlin, 1301

Pedersen, 1301

Transportation costs

Goertzen, 1811

Lindsey, 1811

Transportation criteria

Goertzen, 1809-1811

Lindsey, 1809-1811

Air Canada Centre for Excellence

Employment creation inquiry

Allum, 1884-1885

Cullen, 1884-1885

Air pollution

Health effects of

Selinger, 3191

Heavy industrial activity

Selinger, 3191-3192

Air quality

Industrial pollution

Lindsey, 3194

Selinger, 3194

Air services

Privatization

Lindsey, 1475-1476

Maloway, 2388-2389

Pallister, 1476

Pedersen, 1475-1476, 2388-2389

Tendering practices

Gerrard, 1479-1480

Airports. See also Grace Lake; Members' statements under Winnipeg Airports Authority

Alcohol abuse

Early exposure risks

Gerrard, 487

Alcohol sales

Swan, 367

ALL Aboard

Annual report

Fielding, 2893

All Seniors Care Seniors Games. See Members' statements

Allum, James (Fort Garry-Riverview) NDP

Affordability advantage

Affordability act, changes to, 2702-2704

Affordable housing

Construction of, 1442-1443

Agricultural Producers' Organization Funding Amendment Act (Bill 35)

C/3 R, 3629

Agriculture Department

Estimates

Speakers, 1549-1551

Air Canada Centre for Excellence

Employment creation inquiry, 1884-1885

Basic personal tax credit

Yearly comparison, 1432

Blue Dot campaign, 3587-3588

Budget 2017

Affordability section, 455, 700-701

Community organizations, 699

Consultations, 1603-1605

Education Property Tax Credit, 453

Five-year projections, 456

Poverty reduction, 1441

Projections, need for, 654

Release date, 441-444, 640

Budget Debate, 1402-1412, 1431-1447

Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act, 2017 (Bill 36)

Amendment

Clause 88, 3657-3658

Opening statements, 3656-3657

Public presentations at committee, 3429

Cabinet ministers' salaries

Minimum wage earners, 640-641, 650, 2057

Refund request, 690-691, 719-720

Canada Health Transfer, 656-657

Canada Pension Plan expansion

Amendment, 243

General comments, 655-656

Government response, 352

Parental and disability, exceptions, 242

Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Areas of protection, 2915, 2916

General comments, 2366

Procurement protection, 2917-2919, 2921

Procurement protection (crowns), 2807-2808, 2916-2917, 2921-2922

Canadian Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Labour Mobility Act and Regulated Health Professions Act Amended) (Bill 39)

2 R

Debate, 2918-2922

Questions, 2915-2917

CancerCare Manitoba

Capital project, cancellation of, 705, 1435

Carbon pricing plan

Inclusion in Bill 21, 1066-1067

Child-care services

Affordability of, 645

Child-care spaces

Capital investments, 727

Children in care

Education supports for, 565

City of Winnipeg

Downtown development, 653

Clean energy exports, 2589

Collective bargaining agreements

Pledge to front-line workers, 186-187, 226-227

Public service renegotiation, 451

Reopening existing agreements, 743

Committee of Supply

Interim Supply

Debate, 440-441

Opening statements, 440-441

Questions, 441-457, 501

Committee of the Whole

Interim Appropriation Act, 2017 (Bill 8), 727-729

Opening statement, 711-714

Community organizations

Budget 2017, 699

Community Places Program

Funding freeze, 651

Conflict of interest

Premier's business interests, 2040-2041

Crown Corporations Governance and Accountability Act (Bill 20)

C 3/R, 2733-2734

Crown services layoffs

Cabinet Ministers' salaries, 339-340

Dakota Collegiate

Alumni Field funding, 703

Debt financing

Floating vs. fixed rates, 2205

Deficit reduction

Government spending, reduction in, 2131-2133

Economy

Financial projections--Manitoba, 3040-3041

Infrastructure spending, 951-952

Education affordability

Jobs plan for youth, 1256-1257

Education Property Tax Credit

Inclusion in Budget 2017, 453

Education system

Child care placements, 1440

Children in care, supports for, 565

Funding, 704

Emergency room closures

Request to withdraw plan, 1526-1527

Employment and Income Assistance Program (EIA)

Food allowance, 1442

Environmental bill of rights, 3588

Environmental deregulation, 1442

Environmental regulations, 3635-3636

Environmental Rights Act (Bill 220)

2 R

Debate, 3587-3589

Executive Council

Estimates

Speakers, 1597-1615, 1903-1907, 1980-1981, 1983-1988, 1990-1993

Federal-provincial relations, 655-656

General comments, 655-656, 1443

Government negotiation strategy, 1059-1060, 2465-2467

Finance Department

Budgeted deficits, core and summary, 2131

Estimates

Opening statements, 2129-2130

Speakers, 2129-2142, 2197-2215, 2411-2417, 2497-2507, 3002-3003, 3005-3009

Projections and federal transfers, 2136

Projections, multi-year, 2133-2136

Projections, wage freezes, 2138-2142, 2197-2198

Revenue and expenditures, 2133-2136, 3005

Staff introductions, 2130

Staff travel expenses, 2499

Financial Administration Amendment Act (Economic Indicators) (Bill 216)

1 R, 881

2 R

Debate, 1123-1124

Questions, 1124-1126

Affordability comparison, 1123-1124, 1125

Long-term projections, 1123, 1125

Fiscal outlook

Health-care services, impact on, 3097-3098

Fiscal Performance Review

General comments, 501

Moody's Investors Service review, 629-630

Release of KPMG report, 444-447, 894-895, 1418, 1472-1473, 1598-1603, 1606-1615, 2411, 3002

Tax credit analysis, 2412-2416

Fiscal Responsibility and Taxpayer Protection Act (Bill 21)

2 R

Questions, 1065-1067

C 3/R, 2735-2736

Balanced budget legislation, 1067

Cabinet salary provision, 1065

Carbon tax, inclusion in Bill, 1066-1067

Referendum threshold, 1065-1066

Referendum, costs of, 1065

Fisheries Amendment Act (Bill 23)

2 R

Debate, 1056-1061

First Nations, duty to consult, 1058-1059

Fish, market for, 1058

Food Development Centre

Grants, access to, 1549

Food, local

Support for, 1549

Freshwater Fish Marketing Board elimination

Small fishers, impact on, 1058

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

Purpose of, 1057

Front-line workers and services

Public sector wage costs, 19-20

Global Entrepreneurship Week, 3607-3608

Government motion

Reinstatement of Civil Service Amendment Act (Employment Preference for Reservists with Active Service) (Bill 213), 214-219

Government resolution

Canadian Pension Plan enhancements, 239-243

Amendment, 243

Handi-Transit services

Funding intention, 2541-2542

Health Accord

Signing, timeline for, 353

Health Sustainability and Innovation Review

KPMG report, release of, 1588-1589, 1606-1615

Health-care premium

KPMG recommendations, 3003

Tax fairness, 2834-2835

Health-care services

Capital projects, 448, 728

Fiscal outlook, 3097-3098

Privatization concerns, 1044-1045

Health, Seniors and Active Living Department

Estimates

Speakers, 1739-1742

Infrastructure spending

Economy, impact on, 951-952

Government intention, 996-997

Interim Appropriation Act, 2017 (2) (Bill 38)

2 R

Questions, 2664-2665

Organizations, funding inquiry, 2664

Interim Appropriation Act, 2017 (Bill 8)

2 R

Debate, 640-659, 698-707

Capital projects, 713

Opening statements, 711-712

Keystone Agriculture Producers

Funding system reform, 3629

KPMG report recommendations

Health-care premiums, 3003

Transformation Management Office, 1740

Labour Relations Amendment Act (Right to Collective Bargaining) (Bill 217)

2 R

Questions, 743

Limestone power project, 2588-2589

Manitoba Hydro

Clean energy exports, 2589

Debt projections, 2208-2209

East-west power grid, 2680

Financial projections, 2210

Rate increases, 2264-2265, 2307

Renewable energy expansion, 2681

Summary deficits, 2212

Workforce reduction, 400-401, 2367

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corporation

Downtown location, cancellation of, 653

Manitoba Task Force on Educational Outcomes of Children in Care, 569

Matters of Grievance

Regarding matters concerning health care, oral questions, northern Manitoba and housing, 3469-3471

Members' statements

Barter-Cook, Margje, 987

Café Amour closure, 1371-1372

Domienik, Pearl, 183-184

Last-Kolb, Arlene, 806

Parker Wetlands, 2897-2898

Redevelopment of the Rubin Block, 3516

Vincent Massey women's hockey champions, 1469

Mental health care

Recovery-based system, 2445

Strategy, timeline for development, 28

Youth early intervention, 2446

Midwife training program

Changes to, 650

Minimum wage

Cabinet ministers' salaries, 640-641, 650, 2057

Retroactive increase, 2053, 2058

Minimum wage increase

Bill 33, implementation of, 2056

Need for, 699

Minimum Wage Indexation Act (Employment Standards Code Amended) (Bill 33)

2 R

Debate, 2055-2059

Questions, 2052-2054

Consultations, 2052

Ministerial statements

Canadian Free Trade Agreement, 2807-2808

Global Entrepreneurship Week, 3607-3608

Manitoba's credit rating, 1962

National Farmer's Day, 2956-2957

Moody's Investors Service

Financial review, 658

National Farmer's Day, 2956-2957

New West Partnership Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Various Acts Amended) (Bill 7)

2 R

Debate, 350-354

Questions, 347-350

C 3/R, 2365-2369

Annual report, need for, 349-350, 351-352

Human and environmental protection, 347

Labour, effect on, 2367

National trade agreement, 347-348

Performance measures, 351-352

Worker protection, 349

Opioid crisis

Provincial comparison, 371

Treatment plan, 25-26

Oral Questions

Air Canada Centre for Excellence

Employment creation inquiry, 1884-1885

Cabinet salaries

Refund request, 690-691

Collective bargaining agreements

Pledge to front-line workers, 186-187, 226-227

Crown services layoffs

Cabinet Ministers' salaries, 339-340

Education affordability

Jobs plan for youth, 1256-1257

Emergency room closures

Request to withdraw plan, 1526-1527

Federal-provincial relations

Government negotiation strategy, 2465-2467

Fentanyl crisis-reduction strategy

Government treatment plan, 25-26

Fiscal performance review

Release of KPMG report, 1418, 1472-1473

Request for results of review, 629-630

Request to release report, 894-895

Front-line workers and services

Public sector wage costs, 19-20

Handi-Transit services

Funding intention, 2541-2542

Health-care review

Release of KPMG report, 1588-1589

Health-care services

Privatization concerns, 1044-1045

Hydro rate increase

Financial forecast, 2264-2265, 2307

Infrastructure spending

Government intention, 996-997

Impact on the economy, 951-952

Manitoba Hydro

Workforce reduction, 400-401

Manitoba's affordability advantage

Changes to affordability act, 2702-2704

Manitoba's economy

Financial projections, 3040-3041

Manitoba's financial outlook

Impact on health-care services, 3097-3098

Ministers' salaries

Refund request, 719-720

Premier's holding company

Conflict of interest concerns, 2040-2041

Privatization of public services

Employment loss concerns, 1229-1230

Public transit services

Municipal funding formula, 3253-3254, 3372, 3553-3554

Public-private partnerships

Repeal of legislation, 37-38

Transit funding legislation

Public presentations at committee, 3429

Wage increase

Case concern, 2968

Outstanding Educator of the Year award, 987

Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Manitoba participation, 1059

Parker Lands

General comments, 3588

Report release date, 3232-3233

Petitions

Taxi industry regulation, 1053, 1094, 1161, 1205, 1307, 1385

Transit funding, 2968-2969, 3042, 3102, 3138, 3218, 3258, 3374, 3430, 3465, 3527, 3560, 3620, 3624

Pill press

Illegal activity, use in, 371

Planning Amendment Act (Bill 222)

2 R

Debate, 2082-2083

Permit approval timeline, 2082

Point Douglas by-election

Date of, 1597

Points of Order

P/O by Micklefield regarding the Member for Fort Garry-Riverview walking between the mace and the Speaker, 1024

Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Manitoba) Act (Bill 3)

2 R

Debate, 967-968

Questions, 321-322, 966

C 3/R, 2318-2319

Consultation process, 321, 322

Employer obligations, 966

Jurisdictional comparisons, 966

Mandatory enrollment, 322

Participation in, 967

Public service pensions

Defined benefit vs. defined contribution, 967-968

Port of Churchill

Sustainability of, 348-349

Post-secondary education

Fee increases, 1136

Poverty reduction

Budget 2017, 1441

Premier's business interests

Conflict of interest concerns, 2040-2041

Provincial Court Amendment Act (Mandatory Training and Continuing Education) (Bill 227)

2 R

Debate, 3405-3406

Judicial independence, 3406

Provincial deficit numbers, 106, 649-650

Provincial Nominee Program

Application fee increase, 642

Public Health Amendment Act (Bill 207)

2 R

Debate, 375-376

Questions, 371

Public Schools Amendment Act (Continuity of Learning) (Bill 208)

2 R

Debate, 568-570

Questions, 565

Consultations, 565

Public Service

Collective bargaining agreements, 451

Layoffs, 3008

Pensions, defined benefit vs. defined contribution, 967-968

Privatization of services, 1229-1230

Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28)

2 R

Debate, 1486-1489

Questions, 1184-1186

Compensation threshold, 1185

Labour, consultation with, 1185

Legality of Bill, 1186, 1486-1487, 2199-2204

Proclamation timeline for, 2206-2207

Public servants, consultation with, 1184

Public Utilities Board

Crown governance updated powers, 1907

Current members of, 1903

Mandate of, 1904

Public-Private Partnerships Transparency and Accountability Act

Repeal of, 37-38

QuickCare Clinic

Closure--St. Boniface, 1436

Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2017 (Bill 24)

2 R

Debate, 1019-1021

Questions, 1017-1019

C/3 R, 3635-3636

Red Tape Reduction Day Act (Bill 218)

2 R

Debate, 1019-1021

Questions, 1017-1019

Health and safety regulations, 1018

Regulation reduction

One-for-one law, 1020

Refugee claimants

Funding support--federal, 644

Regulations

Environmental deregulation, 1442

Regulatory Accountability Act and Amendments to The Statutes and Regulations Act (Bill 22)

2 R

Debate, 1074-1077

Questions, 1071-1073

C 3/R, 2737-2738

Committees, establishment of, 1076

Health and safety concerns, 1071, 1075

Information technology needs, 1076

One-for-one requirement, 1073, 1075

Renewable energy

Expansion of, 2681

Resolutions

Committing to an east-west power grid for Manitoba

Debate, 2683

Questions, 2680-2681

Keeping post-secondary education affordable for students and families

Debate, 1138-1139

Questions, 1135-1136

Mental health promotion tools and recovery oriented framework for mental health

Debate, 2442-2444

Questions, 2445-2447

Previous provincial government's hydro management

Debate, 2588-2589

Provincial government's plan to shutter three Winnipeg emergency rooms will undermine patient care and hurt families and seniors

Debate, 1669-1670

Reducing the devastating effects of illicit opioids

Debate, 485-486

Withdrawal of the federal government's proposal on tax planning using private corporations

Debate, 2839-2841

Questions, 2834-2835

Securities Amendment Act (Reciprocal Enforcement) (Bill 2)

2 R

Debate, 964

Questions, 962-963

C 3/R, 2314-2315

Consumer consultations, 962, 963, 964

National securities commission, support for, 962, 964

Pan-Canadian regulation model, 2315

Seniors' School Tax Rebate

Changes to, 651

Small-class size initiative

Student-teacher class time, 1438

Surface Water Management Act (Amendment to Various Acts to Protect Lakes and Wetlands) (Bill 219)

2 R

Questions, 923, 925

Spring flooding issues, 923

Sustainable Development Department

Estimates

Speakers, 3232-3233

Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op, 1550

Tax reform--federal

Estate tax and stock options, 2840

Finance minister (federal), consultations, 2834

Small business, consultation with, 2840

Tax fairness, 2834

Tax havens, 2840

Throne Speech

Debate, 104-108

Trade agreements

Interprovincial, need for, 657

Transformation Management Office

KPMG recommendation, 1740

Management qualifications, 1740-1742

Transit services

Provincial 50-50 funding agreement, 2500-2506, 3253-3254, 3372, 3553-3554, 3658

Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)

Throne Speech, inclusion in, 642

Tuition Fee Income Tax Rebate

Elimination of, 1440

Tuition increase

Enrollment decline, 703

Tuition rates

Increase concerns, 106

Victoria General Hospital

Urgent care centre, change to, 1435

Wage increase

Case concern, 2968

Water supply safety

Drinking water, quality testing, 1019

Altemeyer, Rob (Wolseley) NDP

Active transportation

Municipal infrastructure budget, 2605-2606

Affordable housing

Federal funding for, 2409

Affordable Utility Rate Accountability Act

Repeal of, 1368

Agricultural emissions

Carbon pricing plan, 725

Agricultural fields

Manure management, 996

Waterway buffer zone, 1156

Austerity budget, 138-139, 158-159

Blue Dot campaign, 1653

Budget 2017

Release date, 550

Budget Address, 1367-1370

Budget Debate, 1367-1370, 1388

Cabinet ministers' salaries

Increase in, 548-549

Canadian Wheat Board

Grain revenues, 1007

CancerCare Manitoba

Capital project, cancellation of, 552

Carbon emissions

Landfills, 3274

Carbon pricing plan

Agriculture emissions, 725

Dollar amount per ton, 125

Home heating costs, impact on, 2999

Referendum legislation, 125

Revenue generated, 3273

Revenue projections, 2407-2408

Child-care spaces

Need for, 1368

Clean Environment Commission

Request for review of Bill 24, 1156

Climate change

Government position, 725-726

Community Places Program

Application forms, availability of, 2352-2353

Funding for, 799-800

Funding freeze, 437-438, 549-550

Status update, 232-233

Compost Awareness Week, 1959-1960

Conservation officers

Fish export tracking, 1758

Cooks Creek Conservation District, 923

Drinking water

Quality testing, 2789

Safety inspections, 889-890

Ducks Unlimited, 925

Dutch elm disease

Prevention funding, 3162

Ecological reserves

Status of, 2857

Ecological reserves act

Report cancellation, 2857

Education system

Busing program, cancellation of, 1368

Property tax increases, 551-552, 1368

Efficiency Manitoba

Operational timeline, 3001

Efficiency Manitoba Act (Bill 19)

2 R

Questions, 1217-1219

R/S Amdt

Clause 14(2), 2630

Clause 14(4), 2630

Clause 18(1), 2631

Clause 34(1)(c), 2631

Clause 4(1), 2629

Clause 42, 2631-2632

Clause 9(h), 2630

Emission targets, 1217-1219

Elections Amendment Act (Bill 27)

Photo identification concerns, 1367

Electric transportation, 1234-1235

Electronic waste recycling

Increased rate of, 1823

Emergency room closures

Increased capacity needs, 1199-1200

Patient care, impact on, 1527-1528

Wait-times, impact on, 1369

Environment

Consultations with Manitobans, 725

Environmental protection areas

Government intention, 156-157, 192-193

Environmental Rights Act (Bill 220)

1 R, 1579

2 R

Debate, 1653-1655

Questions, 1655-1657

Consultations, 1657

Development decisions, impact on, 1654, 1656

Environmental information, public accessibility, 1654

Independent commissioner, 1656

Litigation for violations, 1654

Whistle-blower protection, 1655

Finance Department

Crown Services Department

Estimates

Speakers, 2999-3001

Estimates

Speakers, 2406-2409

Fish export tracking

Conservation officers, role of, 1758

Fisheries Amendment Act (Bill 23)

2 R

Debate, 1006-1010

Questions, 1002-1005

C/3 R, 3632-3634

Eco-certification, 1009

First Nations, duty to consult, 1002, 1003, 1006, 1008

First Nations, impact on, 1009

Fisher River Cree Nation consultations, 1004

Large operations, competition with, 1007

Northern transportation subsidy, 1007

Quotas, 1007

Regulations, enforcement concerns, 1009-1010

Signature Mediation consultations, 1004

Treaty rights, 1008

Fisheries envoy

Report costs, 3136

Fishing industry

Whiteshell fish hatchery

Staff and production levels, 2301-2302

Flooding, spring

Drainage from Saskatchewan, 924

Freshwater Fish Marketing Board elimination

Consultation process concerns, 311

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

Future of, 1007

Indigenous communities, duty to consult, 2460-2461

License to operate, expiry date, 1758

Northern transportation subsidy, 272

Garrison diversion project

Red River Valley, impact on, 3557-3558

Gordon Bell High School

Green space development, 798, 1368-1369

Grain industry

Revenues, 1007

Green Manitoba

Dissolution of, 1824-1826

Status of agency, 1380

Greenhouse gas emissions

Hog industry expansion, 1156

Reduction targets, 1217-1219, 2964-2965

Health, Seniors and Active Living Department

Estimates

Speakers, 1735-1739

Hog industry expansion

Greenhouse gas emissions, 1156

Lake Winnipeg phosphorus levels, 2043-2044

Income inequality

Labour legislation changes, 139

Infrastructure spending

Decrease in, 139

Interim Appropriation Act, 2017 (Bill 8)

2 R

Debate, 548-553

C 3/R, 796-800, 817

Kelvin High School Active Living Centre

Funding, 797, 1368-1369

Lactation services

Cuts to, 3604

Lake Winnipeg

Hog industry expansion

Phosphorus levels, 2043-2044

Nitrate regulations, 995-996

Nutrient loading, source of, 2788

Landfills

Carbon emissions, 3274

Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan

Carbon emissions

Reduction projections, 3327-3328

Reduction targets, 2964-2965, 3277

Effective date, 3272

Manitoba Hydro rates, effect on, 3276

Manitoba Hydro

Carbon pricing plan, 3276

Consulting report costs, 550-551

Programs, future of, 3001

Manure management

Agricultural fields, 996

Livestock manure, winter spreading, 2877

Matters of Grievance

By Swan regarding debate on report stage amendments, 2657-2659

Medical assistance in dying (MAID)

Religious/moral objection to, 3572

Supreme Court ruling, 3572

Members' statements

Affordable housing, 3453-3454

Climate change, 1040

Community Places Program, 528-529

Concern for the environment, 34-35

Earth Day, 1470

Impact of Budget 2017, 1293

Lefko-Halas, Deenie, 2640

Misericordia Urgent Care Centre, 2897

Minimum wage increase

Living wage, 2626-2627

Support for, 139

Minimum Wage Indexation Act (Employment Standards Code Amended) (Bill 33)

R/S Amdt

Clause 3, 2615-2617

Ministerial statements

Climate change report

Auditor General's findings, 3124

Compost Awareness Week, 1959-1960

Welcoming new conservation officers, 1413-1414

World Environment Day, 2693

World Water Day, 886

Misericordia Urgent Care Centre

Closure, reason for, 1736

ER closure, 3605

Eye patients, 1737

Patient care, impact of closure, 2645-2646

Missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) Families, impact on, 1937

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day Act (Bill 221)

2 R

Questions, 1937-1939

Municipal consultations, 3274

Neighbourhoods Alive!

Program status update, 232-233

New West Partnership Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Various Acts Amended) (Bill 7)

C 3/R, 2375-2376

Non-profit organizations

Funding agreements, 1421

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Dispute mechanism, 2376

North End Sewage Treatment Plant

Upgrades, 2407, 2789, 3165

Northwest Area Water Supply project, 2788-2789

General comments, 2788-2789

Invasive species concerns, 3163

Legal appeal, 3162-3163

Punitive measures for damages, 3164

Timeline for completion, 3165

Water treatment options, 3164

Nurse practitioners

QuickCare Clinic shortage, 1370

Opposition Day Motion

By the Member for Logan: that the Legislative Assembly refer Bill 233 (Nanjing massacre) to a Standing Committee, 3443-3445

Urging the Provincial Government to make investments in palliative care, mental health, drug treatment and pain relief and access to medical assistance in dying, 3572-3573

Oral Questions

Agricultural fields

Waterway buffer zone, 1156

Agriculture emissions

Carbon pricing, 725

Carbon tax plan

Dollar amount per ton, 125

Carbon tax revenue

Referendum legislation, 125

Clean Environment Commission

Request for review of Bill 24, 1156

Climate change

Government position, 725-726

Community Places Program

Availability of application forms, 2352-2353

Funding freeze, 437-438

Ecological reserves

Status, 2857

Ecological reserves act

Report cancellation, 2857

Electric transportation

Government plan, 1234-1235

Emergency room closures

Impact on patient care, 1527-1528

Increased capacity needs, 1199-1200

Environmental protection areas

Government intention, 156-157, 192-193

Federal climate accord

Provincial response, 2546-2547

Fisheries envoy

Report costs, 3136

Freshwater Fish Marketing Board

Consultations process concerns, 311

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

Duty to consult with indigenous communities, 2460-2461

Timeline for license to operate, 1758

Garrison diversion project concerns

Impact on Red River Valley, 3557-3558

Green Manitoba

Status of agency, 1380

Hog industry expansion

Greenhouse gas emissions, 1156

Lake Winnipeg phosphorus levels, 2043-2044

Input on the environment

Consultations with Manitobans, 725

Investment in active transportation

Municipal infrastructure budget, 2605-2606

Lake Winnipeg

Nitrate regulations, 995-996

Manitoba's carbon plan

Emission reduction projections, 3327-3328

Manitoba's climate plan

Emission reduction targets, 2964-2965

Misericordia Urgent Care Centre

Impact of closure on patient care, 2645-2646

Neighbourhoods Alive! & Community Places

Program status update, 232-233

Non-profit organizations

Funding agreements, 1421

Northern transportation subsidy

Freshwater Fish marketing, 272

Pinawa nuclear reactor

Federal government's proposal, 1686

Public transit services

Municipal funding formula, 3252-3253

Safe drinking water

Water system inspection, 889-890

Sustainable development round table

Frequency of meetings, 597

Member for Wolseley's involvement, 597

Tracking of fish exports

Role of conservation officers, 1758

Water supply safety

Frequency of inspections, 949-950

Whiteshell fish hatchery

Staff and production levels, 2301-2302

Wilderness and water protection

Government intention, 85

Organic waste recycling, 1826

Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Provincial response, 2546-2547

Personal-care homes

Capital projects, cancellation of, 552

Petitions

Fisheries, 3331, 3374-3375, 3430-3431

Kelvin High School gymnasium, 1345, 1386

Minimum wage-annual increase, 1853

Neighbourhoods Alive! funding, 896, 956, 1485, 1533, 1976-1977

Taxi industry regulation, 997-998, 1054, 1158-1159, 1204, 1267, 1307-1308, 1427-1428

Pinawa nuclear reactor

Federal government's proposal, 1686

Political party financing

Donor limits, changes to, 1367

Provincial Nominee Program

Application fee increase, 548

Public Services Sustainability Act (Bill 28)

2 R

Debate, 1493-1494

Public-Private Partnerships Transparency and Accountability Act

Repeal of, 140-141

QuickCare Clinic

Nurse practitioner shortage, 1370

Recycling

Organic waste, 1826

Red River Valley

Garrison diversion project, 3557-3558

Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2017 (Bill 24)

2 R

Debate, 1025, 2876-2877

Cheque cashing rates, PUB review of, 28767

Public-private partnerships, 2876-2877

Red Tape Reduction Day Act (Bill 218)

2 R

Debate, 1025

Regulation reduction

One-for-one law, 1025

Resolutions

Previous provincial government's hydro management

Debate, 2591

Promotion of e-waste disposal/recycling

Debate, 1825-1827

Questions, 1823-1825

Protecting Manitoba lakes and rivers

Debate, 2787-2788

Questions, 2788-2790

Provincial government's plan to shutter three Winnipeg emergency rooms will undermine patient care and hurt families and seniors

Debate, 3604-3605

Small-class size initiative

Changes to, 1369

Surface Water Management Act (Amendment to Various Acts to Protect Lakes and Wetlands) (Bill 219)

1 R, 881

2 R

Debate, 921-923

Questions, 923-925

Conservation districts, expansion of, 922

Consultations, 923, 924

Cooks Creek Conservation District consultation, 923

Drainage compensation, 922, 924

Drainage prevention, 922

Ducks Unlimited, 925

Excess nutrient monitoring

Data collection, 922

Spring flooding issues, 923

Sustainable Development Department

Environmental approvals budget, 3160

Estimates

Debate, 3057-3058

Speakers, 3159-3165, 3271-3278

Forestry and Peatlands Management, 3161

FTE's and vacancies, 3160

Parks and Protected Spaces funding, 3058

Political staff introductions, 3058

Water-use licensing, 3161

Sustainable development round table

Frequency of meetings, 597

Member for Wolseley's involvement, 597

Throne Speech

Debate, 138-141, 158-159

Transit services

Provincial 50-50 funding agreement, 3252-3253

Tuition rates

Cap, removal of, 1369

Increase concerns, 140

Indexed to inflation, 140

University of Manitoba

Collective bargaining negotiations, 139-140

Urgent care centres

ER's vs. urgent care

Costs to operate, 1735

Water supply safety

Drinking water, quality testing, 2789

Frequency of inspections, 949-950

Health risks to, 2789

Whiteshell fish hatchery

Staff and production levels, 2301-2302

Wilderness and water protection

Government intention, 85

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)

Medical transfers, policy position, 1737

World Environment Day, 2693

World Water Day, 886

Zebra mussel infestation

NDP record, 1655-1656

Alternative Land Use Services

Cox, 1657-1658

Eichler, 2241

Altru Agreement. See Health-care services, United States

Alzheimer's disease

Manitoba numbers

Wharton, 668

Alzheimer's patients. See also Missing Persons Amendment Act (Silver Alert)

Service animals, use of

Maloway, 475

AMBER Alert

Isleifson, 2326

Swan, 666, 2327

Wharton, 667

Wiebe, 671

Amber Trails Community School. See Members' statements

Ambulance fees. See also Emergency Medical Response and Stretcher Transportation Amendment Act

General comments

Johnson, 754

Wiebe, 754

Northern Patient Transfer Program

Goertzen, 977

Lindsey, 977

PC reduction promise

Lamoureux, 98, 547

Wiebe, 283-284, 979

Reduction promise

Smook, 3599

An Act Respecting the Administration of Oaths of Office (Bill 1)

1 R

Pallister, 9

Anaerobic digesters

Equivalent technology

Selinger, 3233

Squires, 3233

Removal of

Squires, 2791

ANAVETS Assiniboia Unit 283. See Members' statements

Anderson, Barry. See Members' statements

Anderson, Crystal. See Members' statements under Supper Central

Animals, therapy. See Post-traumatic stress disorder; Service and Therapy Animal Day Act

Anxiety. See Depression and anxiety

Appropriation Act, 2017 (Bill 42)

1 R

Friesen, 3655

2 R

Friesen, 3655

C/3 R

Friesen, 3659

R/A

Filmon, 3661

Aqua Doves. See Members' statements

Arborg and District Multicultural Heritage Village

Tourism award recipients

Johnson, 88

Arborist certification

Friesen, 2875

Armed Forces Day. See Members' statements

Arora, Mahi. See Members' statements

Arts sector

Economic contribution

Lindsey, 1311

Sturgeon Heights music program

Pallister, 1587

Swan, 1586-1587

Wishart, 1586

ArtsJunktion. See Members' statements

Asian Heritage Month

Lamoureux, 1873

Marcelino, F., 1872-1873

Squires, 1872

Assiniboine Community College

Annual report 2015-2016

Wishart, 144

North Hill redevelopment

Kinew, 1631

Wishart, 1631-1632

Assisted death. See Medical assistance in dying; Medical Assistance in Dying (Protection for Health Professionals and Others) Act; Opposition Day Motion

Asylum seekers. See Refugee claimants

Atticus McIlraith Baby Formula Drive. See Members' statements under McIlraith, Atticus

Attorney General. See Fatality Inquiries Amendment Act

Auditor General report

Follow-up report, March 2017

Driedger, 763

Austerity budget

Altemeyer, 138-139, 158-159

Austin Manitoba. See Members' statements

Autism. See Service and Therapy Animal Day Act

Auto theft rates

Swan, 738

Automobile Injury Compensation Appeal Commission

Annual report March 31, 2017

Stefanson, 2955

 

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