House Hansard Index: 41st Parliament Session 2: Speaker Index back

House Hansard Index: 41st Parliament Session 2: Speaker Index

Letter: V

  • Vanthof, J. (NDP, Timiskaming–Cochrane)

    • Agricultural education
    • Agricultural land
    • Agriculture
      • International Plowing Match, 5236
    • Agriculture industry
    • Agriculture Insurance Act (Amending the Crop Insurance Act, 1996), 2015 (Bill 40)
    • Agri-food products
      • quality of, 515
    • Alternative financial services
      • relation to poverty and/or precarious work, 8761–8762
    • Alternative Financial Services Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 156)
    • Automobile insurance benefits
      • reduction, 726
    • Aviation fuel tax
      • price mitigation programs, 443
    • Bear control
      • government responsibility, 5680
      • in municipalities, 5115
    • Beef industry
    • Better Business Climate Act, 2014 (Bill 7)
    • Bridges
      • trestle bridge in Abitibi, Ontario, 921
    • Budget 2016
    • Budget Measures Act, 2015 (Bill 144)
    • Budget speech 2016 (February 25, 2016)
    • Building Opportunity and Securing Our Future Act (Budget Measures), 2014 (Bill 14)
    • Bus transportation in northern Ontario
    • Canadian history
      • contribution of Sir John A. Macdonald, 2031
    • Cap-and-trade
    • Cap-and-trade, economic impact
    • Cap-and-trade revenue
      • separation from general account, 7906
      • use in greenhouse gas reduction projects, 7944–7945
    • Child Care Modernization Act, 2014 (Bill 10)
      • second reading, 906
      • time allocation motion
    • Child care reform
      • general remarks, 906
      • public consultation, 1022
    • Climate change, impact on
    • Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 (Bill 172)
    • Commercial fill
    • Commissions of inquiry
      • into illegal trade and trafficking, 8278
    • Cost of living in northern Ontario, 9168–9170
    • Courthouses
    • Crop production
      • impact of climate change, 2559
    • Door-to-door sales
    • E-cigarettes
      • age restrictions, 3199
      • control and prevention of use, 4551
    • Electoral Boundaries Act, 2015 (Bill 115)
    • Electoral districts
    • Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 109)
    • Employment standards
      • general remarks, 514
      • violations of, 516
    • Energy conservation
      • general remarks, 6841
      • initiatives, 6791
    • Energy rates
      • affordability, 8801–8802
      • effect on business and labour market competition, 516
      • in northern Ontario, 8218
    • Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 135)
    • Farm assistance programs
    • Farm safety
      • personal stories, 8044
    • Farmers
    • Farming, 4565
    • Fast food menu labelling
    • Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014 (Bill 15)
    • Financial literacy
    • Food and beverage processing industry
      • government funding, 8413
    • Forest firefighting, 443
    • Forest industry in Fort Frances
    • French-language debates
      • Déclarations ministérielles et réponses
        • Semaine des aliments locaux, 9958
      • Loi de 2015 pour des choix plus sains, projet de loi 45
      • Loi de 2015 sur l'assurance agricole (modifiant la Loi de 1996 sur l'assurance-récolte), projet de loi 40
        • deuxième lecture, 1828
      • Pétitions
    • Government notice of motions
      • Sir John A. Macdonald
        • responded to, 2031
    • Government orders
    • Great Lakes
    • Great Lakes conservation
      • general remarks, 4862
    • Great Lakes conservation, effects on industry
    • Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015 (Bill 66)
    • Highway accidents/fatalities
      • investigations, 651
    • Highway maintenance in winter
    • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Off-Road Vehicles), 2015 (Bill 46)
    • Hispanic community, 876–877
    • Home heating retrofits
      • Enbridge and Union Gas, 8219
      • government funding, 7904
    • Hospital funding, by region
      • Temiskaming Shores, 1686
    • Hunting and trapping
    • Hydro One Inc. privatization
    • Hydro One Inc. shares
      • total revenue, 6106
    • Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015 (Bill 6)
      • second reading, 4171
      • time allocation motion
        • responded to, 4301
    • Invasive Species Act, 2015 (Bill 37)
    • Invasive species inspectors
    • Invasive species management, landowners
      • compensation, 5794
    • Jobs for Today and Tomorrow Act (Budget Measures), 2016 (Bill 173)
    • Legislative procedure
    • Local food
    • Long-term energy plan (LTEP)
      • planning process, 6385
      • third-party oversight, 6842
    • Making Healthier Choices Act, 2015 (Bill 45)
    • Medical errors
    • Members' statements
    • Members'/ministers' correction of record, 9221
    • Members'/ministers' personal narratives, 2522, 2956–2957, 6020, 8044, 10018–10019
    • Mental health care
    • Mental Health Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 122)
    • Menu labelling, 3198
    • Microbeads
    • Minimum wage
      • five-year review, 515
    • Minimum wage indexed to inflation
    • Mining industry accidents/fatalities
    • Ministerial statements
      • Agriculture industry
        • responded to, 1278
      • Canadian Agricultural Literacy Week
      • Canadian Agricultural Safety Week
        • responded to, 8044
      • Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week
        • responded to, 2559
      • Food and beverage industry
        • responded to, 8413
      • Local Food Week
      • Ontario Agriculture Week
    • Ministry of Labour
      • employment standards branch, 515
    • Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016 (Bill 181)
    • Municipal planning
    • Natural gas
      • accessibility in rural Ontario, 2238
    • Neonicotinoid use
    • New Liskeard Agricultural Research Station, 2587
    • Occupational health and safety
      • workplace inspections, 515
    • Occupational training programs
      • in schools, 516
    • Ombudsman of Ontario
      • child care
        • investigation, 1021
    • Ontario Energy Board
      • oversight role, 6841
    • Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 (Bill 49)
    • Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF)
    • Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC)
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act, 2015 (Bill 56)
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act (Strengthening Retirement Security for Ontarians), 2016 (Bill 186)
      • second reading, 8988
      • time allocation motion
        • responded to, 9091
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, administration
      • management at arm's length, 3892
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, economic impact
      • affordability, 8988
    • Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 80)
    • Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA)
      • government oversight, 3421
    • Ontario Trillium Foundation
      • capital grants, suspension, 9313
    • Opposition day motions
    • Oral questions
      • Assistance to farmers
      • By-election in Sudbury
      • Energy contracts
      • Fundraising
      • Hospital funding
      • International trade agreement
      • Labour dispute
      • Northern health services
      • Northern transportation services
      • Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
      • Paper mill
      • Pesticides
    • Orcas
      • in captivity, 3412
    • Parking spaces for disabled persons
    • Patient transport, non-emergency
      • conditions in northern Ontario, 9312
    • Payday loans and lenders
      • use by low-income groups, 9167
    • Pesticides
    • Petitions
    • Poets laureate, municipal, 2914
    • Police record checks
      • as barrier to volunteerism/employment, 6820
      • delays, 6820
    • Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (Bill 113)
    • Pooled registered pension plans
      • general remarks, 4492
    • Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015 (Bill 57)
      • third reading, 4492
    • Private members' public business
      • Agriculture and food literacy
      • Capping Ontario's Debt Act, 2016 (Bill 168)
      • Climate change
      • Commercial fill
        • responded to, 1806
      • Commission of Inquiry into Accessible Parking in Municipalities Act, 2016 (Bill 187)
      • Commission of Inquiry into Illegal Trade and Trafficking of People, Drugs, Money, Tobacco and Weapons Act, 2016 (Bill 162)
      • Disclosure of Information Relating to the Protection of Children Act, 2015 (Bill 146)
      • Door-to-Door Sales Prohibition Act, 2016 (Bill 193)
      • Elimination of Ground Current Pollution Act, 2016 (Bill 161)
      • Growing Ontario's Craft Cider Industry Act, 2015 (Bill 110)
        • second reading, 6352
      • Highway improvement
        • responded to, 9611
      • Highway Incident Management Act, 2014 (Bill 30)
      • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Careless Driving), 2016 (Bill 213)
      • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Contraventions Causing Death or Serious Bodily Harm), 2015 (Bill 154)
        • second reading, 7015
      • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Off-Road Vehicles), 2015 (Bill 46)
      • Hispanic Heritage Month Act, 2015 (Bill 28)
      • Licensed Home Inspectors Act, 2016 (Bill 165)
        • second reading, 7831
      • Microbead Elimination and Monitoring Act, 2015 (Bill 75)
      • Poet Laureate of Ontario Act, 2015 (Bill 71)
        • second reading, 2914
      • Respecting Private Property Act, 2014 (Bill 36)
      • Transparent and Accountable Health Care Act, 2015 (Bill 78)
      • Utility Task and All-Terrain Vehicles Act, 2015 (Bill 58)
      • Water fluoridation
        • responded to, 1561
    • Production insurance
    • Production insurance coverage expansion
    • Property owners
    • Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 (Bill 106)
    • Protecting the School Year Act, 2015 (Bill 103)
    • Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015 (Bill 52)
    • Public assets, sale of
      • general remarks, 430
    • Public education campaigns – Agriculture
    • Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 (Bill 8)
      • second reading, 960
      • time allocation motion
    • Public sector workers, protection from reprisal
      • staff of non-public bodies acting under duty to report, 6767
    • Public sector workers, union membership
    • Recreation facilities and hubs
      • swimming pools in Kirkland Lake, 1169
    • Regional economic clusters
    • Regulations for small and medium-sized businesses
      • annual reports on, 1413
    • Renewable energy
      • as government policy, 2960
    • Renewable energy projects
    • Ring of Fire development funding
      • by federal government, 430
    • Road safety
    • Safeguarding Health Care Integrity Act, 2014 (Bill 21)
    • Security for Courts, Electricity Generating Facilities and Nuclear Facilities Act, 2014 (Bill 35)
    • Seeds, neonicotinoid-treated
      • regulation on sale and use, 5165
    • Skilled trades
      • employment and promotion, 516
    • Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015 (Bill 73)
    • Snowmobilers
    • Soil conservation
      • drainage control, 516
    • Solar farms, 6726
    • Strategic lawsuits
    • Strategic lawsuits, examples
    • Strategic lawsuits, prevention
      • general remarks, 2958
    • Strengthening and Improving Government Act, 2015 (Bill 85)
    • Strengthening Consumer Protection and Electricity System Oversight Act, 2015 (Bill 112)
    • Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18)
    • Sudbury by-election 2015
      • Liberal affiliates under investigation, 2254
    • Supply Act, 2016 (Bill 166)
    • Supporting Ontario's Trails Act, 2016 (Bill 100)
    • Teacher strikes
      • strike termination at Durham, Rainbow and Peel schoolboards, 4648–4649
    • Telecommunications
      • in northern Ontario, 416
    • Time allocation motions
      • Budget Measures Act, 2015 (Bill 144)
      • Child Care Modernization Act, 2014 (Bill 10)
      • Electoral Boundaries Act, 2015 (Bill 115)
      • Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015 (Bill 6)
        • responded to, 4301
      • Jobs for Today and Tomorrow Act (Budget Measures), 2016 (Bill 173)
      • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act (Strengthening Retirement Security for Ontarians), 2016 (Bill 186)
        • responded to, 9091
      • Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (Bill 113)
      • Protecting the School Year Act, 2015 (Bill 103)
      • Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 (Bill 8)
      • Strengthening Consumer Protection and Electricity System Oversight Act, 2015 (Bill 112)
      • Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18)
    • Tobacco control
      • exemptions, menthol cigarettes, 3199
    • Traffic congestion
    • Trail access easements
    • Transfer payments
      • power dam special payment, 431
    • Transit systems
      • northern Ontario, 6367
    • Trans-Pacific Partnership, economic impact
    • Transportation
      • northern Ontario, 1414
    • Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario's Roads Safer), 2015 (Bill 31)
      • third reading, 3636
    • Tributes
      • Brown, Keith (former member for Peterborough), 9067–9068
      • McCague, George (former member for Dufferin–Simcoe), 3370–3371
      • Sheppard, Howard Nicholas (former member for Northumberland), 7168
    • Utility task vehicles (UTVs)
    • Voters lists
    • Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016 (Bill 151)
      • second reading, 7422
    • Water fluoridation
      • general remarks, 1561
    • Workers' rights
      • general remarks, 515
    • Workers' rights re: wage recovery
      • general remarks, 516
  • Vernile, D. (LIB, Kitchener Centre)

    • Aboriginal peoples
      • government programs and services, 8794
    • Agriculture industry
      • employment creation, 4936
    • Better Business Climate Act, 2014 (Bill 7)
    • Budget 2015
      • general remarks, 4115
    • Budget 2016
      • general remarks, 7783
    • Budget speech 2015 (April 23, 2015)
    • Budget speech 2016 (February 25, 2016)
      • responded to, 8132
    • Business development
    • Cap-and-trade
      • general remarks, 9418
    • Child poverty reduction
    • Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 (Bill 172)
    • Concurrence in supply debate (March 2015)
      • participation, 2510
    • Condominium law
    • Condominium owners
      • consumer protection, 4724
    • Consumer protection
      • general remarks, 1147
    • Developmental services
      • government funding, 3004
      • task force on housing, 401
    • Down syndrome awareness, 9921–9922
    • Drivers, impaired by drugs
    • Driving, distracted, 3641–3642
    • Driving, impaired
      • prevention technology, 6999
    • École Polytechnique massacre
    • Economic development
      • in southwestern Ontario, 14
    • Electoral boundaries
    • Electoral Boundaries Act, 2015 (Bill 115)
    • Electricity price mitigation programs
      • based on household and income size
        • Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), 3107
    • Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre
      • on-site intermittent centre, 4580
    • Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 109)
    • Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 135)
    • Federal-provincial relations
      • fiscal arrangements, 1268
    • Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014 (Bill 15)
      • second reading, 617
    • Forest firefighting, 3791
    • French-language debates
      • Déclarations des députés
        • Franco-fête, 9811
    • GO Transit
      • layover facility in Kitchener, 6438
    • Government accountability
      • general remarks, 797
    • Highways in northern Ontario
      • new construction, 1431
    • Hospital pharmacies
      • regulation by Ontario College of Pharmacists, 1185
    • Immigrants
      • community participation, 8410
    • Immigration rates
    • Immunization
    • Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015 (Bill 6)
      • second reading, 3713
    • International trade with China
    • Jobs and Prosperity Fund
      • new funding streams, 8293
    • Jobs for Today and Tomorrow Act (Budget Measures), 2016 (Bill 173)
      • second reading, 7783
    • Legal aid clinics/services, 3168–3169
    • LGBTQ youth/students
      • mental health care, 9705
    • Light rail transit (LRT)
      • Kitchener-Waterloo, 2487
    • Long-term care
      • general remarks, 759
    • Long-term care facilities
    • Long-term care facilities, redevelopment
      • advisory group, 3448
      • general remarks, 3448
    • Manufacturing industry
    • Maple syrup
      • products, grading system, 3328
    • Marine mammals in captivity
      • standard of care, 3400
    • Medical marijuana
      • smoking regulations
        • in workplaces/enclosed public spaces, 8179
    • Members' statements
    • Members'/ministers' birthdays
      • McMahon, Eleanor (Burlington), 9642
    • Members'/ministers' constituencies
    • Members'/ministers' expenses
      • online accessibility, 1073
    • Members'/ministers' inaugural speeches, 28–32
    • Members'/ministers' personal narratives, 509–510, 4200–4201
    • Mental Health Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 122)
      • second reading, 6452
    • Municipal elections, candidates
      • filing of expenses, 8634
    • Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016 (Bill 181)
    • Municipal infrastructure, construction
      • as employment generator, 3713
    • Municipal infrastructure, funding
      • general remarks, 120
    • Municipal planning
    • Muslim community
    • Northern Ontario Heritage Fund, 8252
    • Ontario Down Syndrome Day Act, 2016 (Bill 182)
    • Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 (Bill 49)
      • second reading, 2862
    • Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act, 2015 (Bill 56)
      • third reading, 3882
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act (Strengthening Retirement Security for Ontarians), 2016 (Bill 186)
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, administration
      • management at arm's length, 8968
    • Ontario Retirement Pension Plan, participation in
      • by those with comparable plan, 8983
      • by those without workplace plan, 8967–8968
    • Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 80)
    • Oral questions
      • Aboriginal programs and services
      • Agri-food industry
      • Child poverty
      • Climate change
      • Condominium legislation
      • Consumer protection
      • Correctional facilities
      • Economic development
      • Federal-provincial fiscal policies
      • Fertility services
      • Forest firefighting
      • Forest management
      • Health care funding
      • Human trafficking
      • Hydro rates
      • Immigrants
      • Infrastructure program funding
      • Long-term care
      • Mining industry
      • Northern Ontario Heritage Fund
      • Northern transportation
      • Nurses
      • Pension plans
      • Public transit
      • Senior citizens
      • Services for the developmentally disabled
      • Sexual harassment
      • Sexual violence and harassment
      • Special-needs children
      • Trade development
      • Youth employment
      • Youth services
    • Organ and tissue donation
      • donor registration, 3863
    • Patient ombudsman
      • general remarks, 1073
    • Persons with developmental disabilities
      • employment in sheltered workshops, 7175
    • Petitions
    • Pooled registered pension plans
    • Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015 (Bill 57)
    • Poverty reduction
    • Private members' public business
      • Highway Traffic Amendment Act (School Bus Camera System), 2014 (Bill 50)
      • Poet Laureate of Ontario Act, 2015 (Bill 71)
      • Radon Awareness and Prevention Act, 2014 (Bill 11)
      • Vaccinations
    • Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 (Bill 106)
    • Public education campaigns – Community development
    • Public education campaigns – Culture
      • Italian Heritage Month, 4945
    • Public education campaigns – Environment
    • Public education campaigns – Violence, sexual violence, and harassment
      • Sexual Assault Prevention Month, 4091
    • Public education campaigns – Women
      • International Women's Day, 2786
    • Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 (Bill 8)
    • Public sector executives
    • Radon
    • Refugees
      • acceptance and community support, 5114
      • dedicated health clinic, 3058
    • Remembrance Day
    • Reports by committees
      • Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment, 4995, 7233
    • Retirement security, 3882, 8967–8968, 8979, 8982–8983
    • Safeguarding Health Care Integrity Act, 2014 (Bill 21)
      • second reading, 1185
    • School buses
      • stop-arm camera images
        • use as evidence, 2075
    • Sexual harassment in the workplace
      • employer responsibility to address, 7873
    • Sexual violence and harassment
    • Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2016 (Bill 132)
    • Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015 (Bill 73)
      • second reading, 5014
    • Smoke-Free Ontario Amendment Act, 2016 (Bill 178)
    • Sporting events
    • Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18)
    • Student grants
      • for families earning less than $50K, 7990
    • Supporting Ontario's Trails Act, 2016 (Bill 100)
    • Temporary foreign workers' rights
      • general remarks, 509
    • Throne speech debate
    • Trails
      • public consultation, 8598
      • use and liability, 8309
    • Transit funding
      • general remarks, 4113
    • Transit system expansion, high-speed railways
    • Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act (Making Ontario's Roads Safer), 2015 (Bill 31)
    • Tributes
      • Leadston, Gary (former member for Kitchener–Wilmot), 8786–8787
      • Wettlaufer, Wayne (former member for Kitchener Centre), 7500–7501
    • Universities and colleges, sexual violence on campus
      • standalone policy, 7873
    • Vehicles
    • Victims of sexual and domestic violence, and sexual abuse
      • ending of tenancy
        • notice period, 7873
    • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
    • Voter participation
      • impact of ranked ballot systems, 8545
    • Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016 (Bill 151)
    • Youth employment programs
      • work experience programs, 2482
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