Senate

Question Period – June 6th

Question to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, regarding concerns for Madeleine Meilleur’s proficiency level in Eng regarding her application for Commissioner of Official Languages. Read the full text from ... Full Article

Perspectives — May 30 – June 1, 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau made a surprise appearance before Banking Committee this week; a rare occurrence as his omnibus budget bill has not yet arrived in the Senate. The creation of a new infrastructure bank is part of this bill which has ... Full Article

Question Period – June 5th

Question to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, this evening during Senate Question Period regarding Canadians concerns for increased security measures for Canada 150 Celebrations. Read the full text from Question ... Full Article

Question Period – June 1st

Questions today to Senator Peter Harder on the annual tax increases on wine, beer and spirits proposed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in Bill C-44. Read the full text of Bill C-44 here. Read the full text from Question Period here. Indexed Tax ... Full Article

Question Period – May 31st

Questions to Senator David Tkachuk, chair of Banking, Trade and Commerce Committee and to Senator Peter Harder on witness testimonies on committee pre-study of Bill C-44 and the Infrastructure Bank. Read the full text from Question Period here. ... Full Article

Question Period – May 30th

Questions to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, on the demand for government increased defence spending and whether the government will reconsider the Super Hornet purchase. Read the full text from Question Period ... Full Article

Question Period – May 18th

Question today to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, concerning Madeleine Meilleur’s claim that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doesn’t want politicians appointed to the Senate. Read the full text from Question ... Full Article

Question Period – May 17th

Question today to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, on the government briefing US officials on Defense Policy Review content, but postponing release for Canadians. Read the full text from Question Period here. ... Full Article

Question Period – May 16th

Questions today to François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, regarding his involvement in NAFTA and the impact of increased taxes on global export competitiveness. Read the full text from Question Period here. North ... Full Article

Question Period – May 11th

My question today to Senator Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, regarding Moody’s downgrade of Canadian banks. Read the full text from Question Period here. Downgrading of Credit Rating of Canada’s Major ... Full Article