House Hansard Index: 39th Parliament Session 1: Speaker Index back

House Hansard Index: 39th Parliament Session 1: Speaker Index


  • Tabuns, P. (NDP, Toronto–Danforth)
    • An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 26, 2008 and to enact provisions to preserve the fiscal plan set out in that budget, 2008 (Bill C-50), 1465
    • Administration of justice, 3660–3661
    • Agencies/boards/commissions/etc.
      • expenditures
    • Air pollution, 6660–6661, 7032
    • Air quality
    • Alma College heritage foundation fund, 2349
    • Apprenticeship training
      • ratio of tradespeople to apprentices, 8199
    • Apprenticeship training programs
      • compulsory certification, 8200
    • Artists
    • Arts and culture, 6240
      • government funding, 827
    • Asbestos, 6319
    • Auditor General
      • report expenses for programs or services in annual report, 3751–3752
    • Automobile industry
    • Awards
      • Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery, 4934
    • Bail, 3660
    • Bisphenol A
    • Books
      • Bleak House (Charles Dickens), 3366
      • The Coming Plague (Laurie Garrett), 1792
    • Bottled Water Spending Act, 2009 (Bill 215)
      • first reading, 8312
    • Budget, 4901
    • Budget Measures and Interim Appropriation Act, 2008 (No. 2) (Bill 114)
    • Budget surplus
      • transfer of funds to municipalities for infrastructure projects, 1291–1293
    • Building codes
    • Caregiver employment agencies
    • Child and Family Services Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009 (Bill 103)
    • Child care
    • Child custody
    • Child poverty, 5211
    • Child protection, 6631–6632
    • China
      • renewable energy, 7304
    • Climate change plan, 640, 8328–8329
    • Climate Change Secretariat
      • MacLeod, Hugh (associate deputy minister), 2129
    • Climatic changes, 151–152, 171, 319, 471, 559, 1053, 1200, 1246–1247, 2300, 4630, 6056, 6717, 6999, 7303–7304, 8328, 8963
    • Clotheslines, 1053
    • Community Right to Know Act (Disclosure of Toxins and Pollutants), 2008 (Bill 76)
      • first reading, 1776
    • Community safety, 3367
    • Concerts
      • Inspiration (Cosburn music council), 7083
    • Construction industry
    • Consumer protection
    • Coroner inquests
      • power of Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services to hold inquest repealed, 4372
    • Coroners Amendment Act, 2009 (Bill 115)
    • Correctional centres
      • overcrowding, 4700
      • youth facilities, 3367
    • Cosmetic Pesticides Ban Act, 2008 (Bill 64)
    • Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act, 2009 (Bill 118)
    • Crime, 3660
    • Cultural industry, 8130–8131
    • Demand-side management (electric utilities), 3337–3338
    • Dental care
      • government funding, 3042
    • Diabetes, 1793
    • Discrimination
    • Driver licences
      • enhanced driver licences
        • protection of privacy, 7077
    • Driving
      • ban on use of cellular telephones and electronic entertainment devices while driving
    • Drug abuse
      • impact on violent crime rates, 3009
    • Drug abuse treatment programs, 3368
    • Drug-related crime
    • Economic conditions, 3526–3527, 3668–3669, 3674–3676, 5052–5053, 5208
    • Economic growth, 5209
    • Economic statement, 3526–3527
    • Education funding, 1793
    • Education funding reform, 904
    • eHealth Ontario
    • Electric vehicles, 7305–7306
    • Electricity industry
    • Electricity rates
      • industrial rates, 5057
    • Electricity retailers/gas marketers
      • contracts, 4673
        • cancellation fees, 4673
        • cheque cashing, 4672
        • reaffirmation letter, 4673
    • Employment creation, 3526
    • Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act (Live-In Caregivers and Others), 2009 (Bill 210)
    • Employment-related benefits
      • severance/termination payments
    • Employment standards
    • Employment Standards Amendment Act (Protection for Artists), 2009 (Bill 165)
      • general discussion, 6148
      • first reading, 5788
    • Endangered species
      • snapping turtle, 4653
    • Energy, 3274
    • Energy conservation, 152–153, 3337–3338, 6720
      • deep lake water cooling system, 2848–2849
      • northern York region and Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 1982
      • smart meters, 7582
    • Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010 (Bill 235)
    • Energy efficiency
      • home retrofit program, 7306
    • Energy policy, 2844–2845
    • Energy supply
    • Environmental assessment process, 3486–3487
    • Environmental law
    • Environmental programs
      • Better Buildings Partnership, 5052
    • Environmental protection, 3448–3449
    • Environmental Protection Act (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading), 2009 (Bill 185)
    • Essar Steel Algoma Inc.
      • pollution reduction baghouse device, 1475
    • Europe
      • forest industry, 7947
    • Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act, S.O. 2006, c.31, 1465
    • Family Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009 (Bill 133)
    • Fatalities
      • Zaveda, Bailey (shooting victim), 3659
    • Film and television production industry
      • Ontario film and television tax credit (OFTTC), 904
    • Finance companies
    • Financial literacy, 7938–7940
    • Fishers
      • harassment, 55
    • Food service premises
      • disclosure of nutritional information for foods and drinks served on premises, 6068–6069
    • Foreign caregivers
    • Foreign workers
      • agricultural workers
    • Forest industry, 7946–7948
    • Fruit wines
    • Fuel
    • Full Day Early Learning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2010 (Bill 242)
      • second reading, 9635
    • Germany
      • renewable energy, 6722
    • Golf courses
      • impact on water resources, 5490
    • Government assets
    • Government contracts
    • Government expenditures
      • accountability, 7589
    • Government notice of motions
    • Government orders
    • Government record
      • Liberal (2003-2010)
    • Government revenue, 4664
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, 3330
    • Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Transit Implementation Act, 2009 (Bill 163)
    • Green economy, 4333, 5052–5057
    • Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (Bill 150)
    • Green industry, 5052–5057
    • Greenbelt plan, 5489–5491
    • Greenhouse gas emissions, 7289–7292
    • Harmonized sales tax
      • impact on arts community, 8735
      • impact on cost of living, 8857–8858
      • impact on electricity rates, 8730
      • impact on sport, recreation and physical activities, 9691
      • impact on theatre tickets, 6885
    • Hazardous products
    • Hazardous waste, 3352
    • Health
    • Health care
      • privatization, 3237
      • transfer of patient from Mexico to Canada
        • George-Pazzano, Victoria case, 6331
    • Healthy Food for Healthy Schools Act, 2008 (Bill 8)
    • Heritage conservation
    • Highway safety
      • riding in back of commercial/towed vehicles prohibited, 2179
    • Highway tolls
      • Highway 407, 8603
        • billing problems, 8998
    • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Speed-limiting Systems), 2008 (Bill 41)
    • Hispanic Canadians, 9052–9053
    • H1N1 influenza A (swine flu)
    • Hospital services
    • Hospitals
      • Bridgepoint Hospital
        • replacement of personal support workers with registered practical nurses, 2207
    • Housing
      • affordable
    • Immigrants
      • access to professions and trades, 905
    • Immigration
    • Income groups
    • Industrial disease, 7181–7182
    • Industry shutdowns, 5207–5208
    • Interim supply motions
    • Interprovincial Policing Act, 2009 (Bill 203)
    • Investing in Ontario Act, 2008 (Bill 35)
    • Investors/investment, 6056
    • Kyoto Protocol on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 6717
    • Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2010 (Bill 248)
      • first reading, 9700
    • Lactose intolerance, 3249
    • Lake Simcoe
    • Lake Simcoe Protection Act, 2008 (Bill 99)
    • Lake Simcoe protection plan, 2696–2698
    • Lake Simcoe watershed
    • Land use planning
      • Greater Toronto Area (GTA), 5725
    • Landfill sites
    • Language instruction
      • English as a second language (ESL), 4925
    • Legislative building/grounds
      • heritage conservation, 9221
    • Legislative process
    • Legislature schedule/agenda, 8045–8046
    • Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), 4664
    • Liquor sales/services
    • Long-term-care facilities
      • oversight by Ombudsman, 3242
    • Manitoba
      • renewable energy projects, 6719
    • Manufacturing industry, 3298
    • Members'/ministers' personal narratives, 3281, 4673
    • Members'/ministers' public apologies
      • Chinese head tax, 1464
    • Members/ministers quoting committee submissions
      • Bach, Bob (Sustainable Buildings Canada), 6722
      • Canadian Cancer Society, 2627–2628
      • David Suzuki Foundation, 2628
      • Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 6320
      • Shapero, Erin (councillor, town of Markham), 2628
    • Members/ministers quoting documents
      • Creating Ontario's Toxics Reduction Strategy - A Discussion Paper (Ministry of the Environment), 6324
      • Our Toxic-Free Future: An Action Plan and Model Toxics Use Reduction Law for Ontario (Canadian Environmental Law Association), 6322
      • submissions to Ministry of the Environment on creating Ontario's Toxics Reduction Strategy Discussion Paper (Canadian Environmental Law Association), 6326
      • Toxics Reduction Scientific Expert Panel memorandum to Minister of the Environment, 6323
    • Members/ministers quoting letters
      • Canadian Environmental Law Association and Ecojustice, 2629
      • Ontario Court of Justice family law judges, 6633
      • Suzuki, David (scientist, activist, broadcaster), 77
    • Members/ministers quoting newspaper articles, 320–321
    • Members/ministers quoting press releases
      • Ministry of Finance, 1291–1292
      • Pembina Institute/Sierra Club/World Wildlife Fund, 152
    • Members/ministers quoting reports
      • Report of the Propane Safety Review Panel (Michael Birk, Susana Katz), 8081
      • Special Report: Ontario's Electronic Health Records Initiative (Office of the Auditor General of Ontario), 8273
    • Members/ministers quoting statements
      • Abdella, Kenzu (Kawartha Muslim Religious Association), 442
      • Association of Municipal Emergency Medical Services of Ontario, 4934
      • Association of Municipalities of Ontario, 9394
      • Bhandar, Davina (Community and Race Relations Committee of Peterborough), 443
      • Canadian Environmental Law Association, 9394
      • Cromarty, Lois (executive director, Northumberland Community Legal Centre), 442
      • David Suzuki Foundation, 5056
      • Granholm, Jennifer (governor, Michigan), 6718
      • Maguire, Ron (president, CUPE Local 5555), 442
      • McKeown, David (medical officer of health, Toronto), 2629
      • Miller, Gord (Environmental Commissioner of Ontario), 7305
      • Parkland Institute, 9394
      • Pembina Institute, 5056
      • Rees, Melinda (executive director, Peterborough Community Legal Centre), 442
      • Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, 2629
      • Silnicki, Mark (president, OSSTF district 14), 442
      • Toxics Reduction Scientific Expert Panel, 6325
      • Wing, Dave (president, Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario), 442
      • World Wildlife Fund, 5056
      • Wynne, Kathleen (former public school trustee, Toronto District School Board), 1048
    • Members/ministers quoting websites
      • www.cottagecountrynow.ca, 9394
    • Members'/ministers' remarks
      • Liberal (2003-2010)
        • Carroll, Aileen (Barrie)
          • as Minister of Culture, 6240
        • Gerretsen, John (Kingston and the Islands)
          • as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, 2627–2628
        • McGuinty, Dalton (Ottawa South)
          • as Ontario Premier, 10, 151
        • Smitherman, George (Toronto Centre)
      • NDP (2003-2010)
        • Kormos, Peter (Welland), 7886
      • withdrawn, 6198
    • Members' statements
    • Mental health care
    • Metrolinx
    • Milk, 3249
    • Minimum wage, 3281, 8176–8177
    • Mining industry
      • uranium exploration and mining, 10, 77
    • Ministerial statements, responded to
    • Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
      • buy local strategy, 8070
      • Pick Ontario Freshness strategy, 904
    • Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
      • grants to community organizations, 1290
    • Ministry of the Environment
      • permit to take water (PTTW)
        • St. Marys Cement, 1850
    • Movies
    • Municipal elections/by-elections
    • Municipal infrastructure
    • National/independence/memorial days
      • Chinese Canadian Head Tax Redress Day, 2614
      • Holocaust Memorial Day, 1617–1618
      • South Asian Heritage Month, 1464
    • Natural gas
    • Natural gas generating stations
    • Northern York Region Power Conservation Act, 2008 (Bill 79)
      • first reading, 1982
    • Nowruz, 938
    • Nuclear generating stations, 3274
      • cost overruns, 6185
      • limit on liability in case of nuclear accident, 8917–8918
    • Nuclear safety
      • Chalk River Laboratories, 4803
    • Nurses
    • Nutrition, 3249
    • Obesity, 6068
    • Ontario Arts Council
    • Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (Bill 183)
    • Ontario Energy Board (OEB)
      • decision to allow customers pay Enbridge's court costs, 1606
    • Ontario health premium, 903–906
    • Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG)
      • expenditures
        • accountability, 7604
    • Ontario Poet Laureate, 8130
    • Ontario Power Authority (OPA), 5054–5057
      • integrated power system plan (IPSP), 3338
      • renewable energy standard offer program (RESOP), 2391
    • Ontario Power Generation, 5057
    • Ontario Power Generation fossil-fuel generating stations
    • Ontario Power Generation gas-fired generating station
      • southwest GTA, 7589
    • Ontario Power Generation nuclear generating stations
      • construction cost overrun, 5784–5785
      • Darlington nuclear generating station, 2603–2604, 5315
      • Pickering nuclear generating station
        • safety of Pickering B, 1922
    • Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
      • collective bargaining, 4700
    • Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), 6055
    • Ontario Tax Plan for More Jobs and Growth Act, 2009 (Bill 218)
    • Ontario Works program, 3527
    • Opposition day motions, responded to
    • Oral questions, presented
    • Paramedics, 4934
    • Pesticides/herbicides
    • Petitions
    • Petroleum prices, 3299
    • Photo Card Act, 2008 (Bill 85)
    • Plays
      • The Turn of the Screw, 8130
    • Poets Laureate, 8130
    • Police services
    • Poverty, 3281–3282, 5206–5210
    • Poverty Reduction Act, 2009 (Bill 152)
    • Poverty reduction strategy, 3368, 5043, 5208–5210
    • Private members' public business
      • Apprenticeship training
        • responded to, 2855
      • Auditor General Amendment Act, 2008 (Bill 110)
      • Climate Change Awareness Act, 2009 (Bill 208)
      • Corporate reporting requirements
      • Curriculum
      • Employment Standards Amendment Act (Protection for Artists), 2009 (Bill 165)
      • Financial literacy
      • Forest industry
      • Fuel safety
        • responded to, 3346
      • Greenbelt Day Act, 2009 (Bill 153)
      • Health promotion
      • Healthy Decisions for Healthy Eating Act, 2009 (Bill 156)
      • Highway improvement
      • Hispanic community
      • Home Energy Rating Act, 2008 (Bill 101)
      • Jay Lawrence and Bart Mackey Memorial Act (Highway Traffic Amendment), 2008 (Bill 74)
        • second reading, 2179
      • Labour Relations Amendment Act (Replacement Workers), 2009 (Bill 86)
        • second reading, 7935
      • Legislative channel
      • Liquor Licence Amendment Act (Fruit Wine), 2009 (Bill 132)
      • Milk in schools
      • Motor Vehicle Dealers Amendment Act (Disclosure of Lemons), 2009 (Bill 164)
      • Northern York Region Power Conservation Act, 2008 (Bill 79)
      • Nowruz
      • Ontario Award for Paramedic Bravery Act, 2009 (Bill 136)
      • Ontario Energy Board Amendment Act, 2008 (Bill 131)
      • Ontario Poet Laureate
      • Provincial Parks and Major Provincial Tourist Attractions Sign Act, 2008 (Bill 21)
      • Sustainable Water and Waste Water Systems Improvement and Maintenance Act, 2010 (Bill 237)
      • Tire disposal
      • Waste Disposal Site 41 in the Township of Tiny Act, 2009 (Bill 32)
      • Waste Reporting Act, 2008 (Bill 105)
      • Wind turbines
    • Propane explosions
    • Propane industry
      • self-regulation, 3346
    • Provincial parks and tourist attractions
    • Public education campaigns
      • Climate Change Awareness Day, 8327–8328
      • Earth Day, 1200, 6198
      • Greenbelt Day, 5489, 5491
      • Hispanic Heritage Month, 9053
      • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 472
      • Waste Reduction Week, 3448
    • Public inquiries
    • Public Sector Expenses Review Act, 2009 (Bill 201)
    • Public transportation, 6678
    • Quebec
      • renewable energy projects, 6719
      • wind turbines, 3298
    • Regional transportation plan (The Big Move), 5896–5897
      • greater Toronto and Hamilton area, 5693
    • Regulations, 7041–7042
    • Reports
      • Doing Less with Less: How shortfalls in budget, staffing and in-house expertise are hampering the effectiveness of MOE and MNR (Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario), 2630
      • Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Annual Report, 2005-2006 (Neglecting Our Obligations), 2630
      • Ontario's Water Hazard: Golf Courses Guzzling Groundwater (Earthroots and Ecojustice), 5490
      • Progress in a Climate of Change, A Review of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan (Office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario), 4630
      • Regulatory Risk in Private Investment and Renewable Energy Technologies: A Study of the Ontario Wind Power Sector (Guy Holburn and Charles Morand, Richard Ivey School of Business), 6722
      • TD Economics Special Report - Time for a Vision of Ontario's Economy (Don Drummond, Derek Burleton), 3298
      • Watertight: The case for change in Ontario's water and wastewater sector (Expert Strategy Water Panel), 9393
    • Research and innovation
      • government funding, 3298
    • Retail stores
      • big box stores
        • SmartCentres, 5623
          • retail development on Eastern Ave., 897
    • School cafeterias
      • ban on trans fat in food and beverages, 318–319
    • School closures, 4926
    • School facilities
      • extended use, 320
    • School science strategy, 4924
    • Science/technology, 4925–4926
    • Securities industry
    • Sentences (criminal procedure)
      • pretrial custody credits, 3661
    • Sewage spills
      • South Castor River (Vernon), 9216
    • Solitary confinement
      • Ahmad, Fahim; Zakaria Amara, Mohammed Dirie, 2210, 2346, 2437
    • Special education
      • government funding, 4925
    • Sri Lanka
    • Status of Ontario's Artists Act, S.O. 2007, c.7, Sched. 39, 6082, 8131
    • Streptococcus A infection, 3236–3237
    • Strikes
    • Student evaluation
      • standardized, 4925
    • Sustainable Water and Sewage Systems Act, S.O. 2002, c.29, 837–838
    • Tamil Canadians
    • Tax credits
      • performing arts, 904
    • Tax rebates
      • gasoline tax rebate
        • highway construction, maintenance or operation, 6660
    • Taxation Amendment Act (Exemptions for Artists), 2009 (Bill 232)
      • first reading, 9131
    • Taxation Amendment Act (Live Performances), 2009 (Bill 226)
      • first reading, 8738
    • Teacher-student ratios
    • Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA)
    • Technical Standards and Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009 (Bill 187)
    • Theatre tickets
      • retail sales tax exemption, 827
    • Throne speech debate
    • Throne speech quoted, 153, 442
    • Time allocation motions
      • Environmental Protection Act (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading), 2009 (Bill 185)
      • Investing in Ontario Act, 2008 (Bill 35)
      • Workplace Safety and Insurance Amendment Act, 2008 (Bill 119)
    • Tire tax, 932
    • Tobacco Control Statute Law Amendment Act, S.O. 2005, c.18, 1851–1852
    • Toronto
    • Toronto District School Board
    • Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
      • fare increase, 5894
      • parking fees, 5894
      • purchase of streetcars from Bombardier, 6988
    • Toxic substances
    • Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 (Bill 167)
    • Toxics Reduction Scientific Expert Panel, 7183
    • Transit systems
      • GO Transit
        • electrification of rail lines, 6986
        • Georgetown south service expansion, 7772
      • government funding, 1207
      • Move Ontario 2020 plan, 906
    • Transportation
      • greater Golden Horseshoe, 5893
    • Transportation infrastructure
      • government funding, 9218
    • Tributes
      • Dean, Gordon (former member, Wentworth), 7206
    • Tuberculosis
      • South Africa, 1792
    • Uganda
      • anti-homosexuality legislation (2009), 9082
    • Unemployment, 6717–6718
    • Union certification, 1793
    • United States
    • Universities/colleges
    • Vehicle emission tests
    • Vital health statistics, 1792
    • Volunteers, 70, 3282, 5585
      • immigrant volunteers, 70
    • Waste management/programs, 3351–3352
      • composting, 3351
      • waste diversion, 932
    • Water quality
      • acceptable levels of radioactive tritium in drinking water, 6806
    • Water supply
    • Water utilities
    • Websites
      • www.PickupPal (online carpooling), 6179
    • Western Climate Initiative, 7292–7293
    • Wind turbines
      • health effects
        • moratorium on new projects pending review of health effects, 8334–8336
    • Workers
      • injured workers, 1945
      • replacement workers
        • ban on use during strike or lockout, 7935
    • Workers' compensation benefits
    • Workers' rights
      • right to strike, 4736
    • Workplace Safety and Insurance Amendment Act, 2008 (Bill 119)
    • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
    • York University Labour Disputes Resolution Act, 2009 (Bill 145)
    • Young offenders, 3366
    • Youth crime
    • Youth/students
  • Takhar, Hon. H.S. (LIB, Mississauga–Erindale)
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