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The Hansard Index is the key to information about what is said by Members of Parliament in the House of Commons during the 37th Parliament, 1st Session. The subject entries will either provide reference to a page number or, a combination of page number followed by the issue sitting number and time checks in the daily Hansard.

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Boulay, Claude see Government contracts--Groupe Everest

Boulay, Isabelle see Arts and culture--Quebec artists

Boulianne, Raymond see Sex offenders/pedophiles--Rehabilitation/treatment programs, Results

Bourassa, Robert

    >>Former Quebec Premier, death, anniversary, tribute, S.O. 31, 5861(90:1400)

Bourbonnais, Yves see Immigration and Refugee Board--Corruption--Patronage appointments

Bourgeois, Diane (BQ--Terrebonne--Blainville)

Bourgeois, Jean-Philippe see Afghanistan--United States/United Kingdom special anti-terrorism operations, Humanitarian aid/corridor

Bourse de Montréal Inc. (Montreal Stock Exchange) see Securities industry--Securities and derivatives clearing houses; Stock exchanges--Cited

Bourse Rideau see Arts and culture--Francophone artists

Bovine growth hormone

    >>Government position, based on politics not science, 2881(44:1655)

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) see Mad cow disease

Bow River

    >>Water quality, Lake Louise development and increased visitor use impact, qu., 3995(61:1510)

Bowen, Tennik see Navy League of Canada


    >>Five pin bowling, Quebec women's team, Canadian champions, S.O. 31, 4345(67:1355)


    >>Johnson, Kirk, North Preston, NS, World heavyweight championship, competing for, S.O. 31, 9138-9(147:1105)
    >>Lucas, Éric, Sainte-Julie, QC, WBC super middleweight champion, tribute, S.O. 31, 5861(90:1405), 8167-8(130:1410)

Boy Scouts see Guide-Scout Week

Boycotts see Consumer activism

Boyer, Sylvain see Customs--Legislation, Bloc Québécois position

Boyle, John see Yukon--Gold rush

Bradley, Jim

    >>Ontario MLA, St. Catharines constituency, 25th anniversary as MLA, tribute, S.O. 31, 11375(185:1415)

Bradshaw, Hon. Claudette (Lib.--Moncton--Riverview--Dieppe; Minister of Labour; Minister of Labour and Secretary of State (Multiculturalism)(Status of Women) as of January 15, 2002; Minister of Labour as of May 26, 2002)

    >>Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act (Bill C-4), 2875(44:1620)
    >>Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, o.q. 10238(165:1440)
    >>Collective agreements, o.q., 10838(176:1440)
    >>Competition Act and Competition Tribunal Act (amdt.)(Bill C-23), 11998(196:1210)
    >>Homelessness, 9042(145:1620)
    >>>o.q., 9030(145:1500)
    >>Human Resources Development Department, o.q., 3989(61:1440)
    >>Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour, o.q., 6261(96:1500)
    >>Labour disputes/strikes/lockouts, o.q., 11048(180:1435), 12884(209:1455-500)
    >>Occupational health and safety, o.q., 11048(180:1440)
    >>Para Transpo, o.q., 3911(61:1445), 4074(62:1440)
    >>Pay equity, o.q., 827(15:1150)
    >>Procedure, Members' remarks, 9042(145:1620)
    >>Radio-Canada, o.q., 10239(165:1445), 10311(166:1455), 10564(171:1500), 10838(176:1440), 10840-1(176:1450), 11378(185:1430), 11596(189:1440)
    >>References, dedication, tribute, 375(8:1755)
    >>Sales Tax and Excise tax Amendments Act, 2001 (Bill C-13), 2944(46:1205)

Brain drain

Brain tissue

    >>Patches, contamination with Creutzfeldt-Jacob virus, Tutoplast Dura licence, suspended, o.q., 10309(166:1440-5)

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

    >>20th anniversary, tribute, S.O. 31, 8475(135:1400)

Brain tumours

    >>Research, treatment, public awareness, S.O. 31, 4168(64:1405-10)

Brampton, ON

    >>150th anniversary, celebrating, S.O. 31, 8589(137:1100)
    >>See also DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc.--Layoffs; Health care system--Ontario; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Rescue operations/victim identification, Public safety officials; Wetlands--Mimico marsh

Brampton Centre constituency see Teachers--Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence, Moore

Branch plant economy see Economic sovereignty

Branch plants see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response, Martin, Pat

Branding see Canada--Re-branding; Investment

Brandon, MB see Curling--Scott Tournament of Hearts 2002; YMCA

Brant festival

    >>Vancouver Island, migrating black brant geese, S.O. 31, 2852-3(44:1405-10)

Bras D'Or--Cape Breton constituency see Cuzner--References

Brassard, Jean-Luc see Skiing--Freestyle skiing


    >>Recognition for heroism, Ronald Allain, David Small, Louis Godbout, S.O. 31, 1400(24:1410)
    >>See also Bergeron, Catherine

Brazil see Aircraft industry--Canada-Brazil dispute; Asbestos industry--Chrysotile asbestos; Beef; Export Development Corporation (EDC); Free Trade Area of the Americas; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, International consultations; HIV/AIDS--Developing countries; World Social Forum (Brazil, 2002)

Bread and roses poverty march (May 26, 1995)

    >>Quebec women participation, 11430(186:1205)

Break and enter offence see Crime; Sentences (convicted criminals)--Break and enter; Youth justice system

Breaking Through: The Canadian Shipbuilding Industry see Shipbuilding industry--Task force report

Breakwaters see Red River--Dredging

Breast cancer

    >>Mammography screening/tests, mandatory national standards, establishing, petitions, 230(6:1520)
    >>Public awareness, raising, fundraising events, "Ready for a Cure 2002 Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Paddle", S.O. 31, 9253(149:1405)
    >>Research, national denim day, Cure Foundation fundraising event, S.O. 31, 4065-6(62:1400)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breau, Jean-François

    >>Singer, first album, congratulating, S.O. 31, 7004(110:1405)

Breault, Élise see Canadian Association of Broadcasters--BBM Bureau of Measurement

Breeder reactors see Nuclear waste--Nuclear weapons plutonium

Breeders' Crown see Harness racing

Breitkreuz, Garry (CA--Yorkton--Melville)

Brennan, Cpl Shane see Canadian Armed Forces--Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Afghanistan mission


Brewers Association of Canada see Breweries--Microbreweries

Bridges see Highways and roads

Brien, Pierre (BQ--Témiscamingue)

Brin, Sara see Child abduction

Brison, Scott (PC--Kings--Hants; PC/DR Coalition--Kings--Hantsas of September 13, 2001; PC--Kings--Hants as of April 10, 2002)

Bright's Grove, ON see Golf--Weir, Mike

British Columbia

    >>Campbell, Gordon, Premier see British Columbia--Provincial general election; Canada-United states Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement, British Columbia; Economy/economic conditions--British Columbia Premier Campbell; Terrorism/terrorists--British Columbia; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--British Columbia government response
    >>Economic conditions, have not province, 12247(200:1245), 12255(200:1350)
    >>Emergency response capablities, lacking, S.O. 31, 5425(83:1100)
    >>Ethics Commissioner, appointment, timing, New Democratic government scandals, relationship, 414(9:1340)
    >>Federal government attitude, ignoring, etc., 379-80(8:1820-5), 12247(200:1245-50)
    >>>o.q., 7217(113:1200)
    >>Income tax cuts, provincial, 25%, o.q., 4838(75:1115)
    >>Liberal government (Campbell), tax and spending reductions, 8135(129:1540), 9339(151:1135), 12247(200:1245)
    >>>British Columbia Liberal Members of Parliament, silence, condemning, S.O. 31, 11832(193:1410)
    >>>Impact, 8355(133:1750-5)
    >>>Non-governmental organizations, formal complaint to United Nations committee on economic, social and cultural rights, government position, o.q., 9302(150:1500)
    >>>See also Legal aid
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien) attitude, ignoring, 8455(134:1615)
    >>New Democratic Party
    >>>Policy conferences in Havana, Cuba, 5729(8:1255)
    >>>Stealing from charities, bingo hall services, 1473(25:1315)
    >>New Democratic Party government, defeat, economic policies factor, 6567(102:1150), 9339(151:1135)
    >>Provincial general election, May 16, 2001, Liberal Party/Gordon Campbell victory, S.O. 31, 4166-7(64:1400-5)
    >>See particular subjects

British Columbia Lions see Football--Canadian Football League

British Columbia Lumber Trade Council see Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement

British Columbia Snowmobile Federation see Snowmobiling

British Columbia Supreme Court see Metalclad Corporation

British Columbia Winter Games

    >>2002 games, Williams Lake, S.O. 31, 8816-7(141:1355)

British Crown see Acadians--Apology

British soldiers see Foot and mouth disease--Preventing, United Kingdom

Broadband Internet see Internet--High-speed/broadband

Broadbent Commission see Corporations--Canada Business Corporations Act


    >>Cable Public Affairs Channel (CPAC), House of Commons debates, broadcasts, official languages policy, respecting, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), ensuring, S.O. 31, 6879(108:1105)
    >>Craig Broadcast Systems Inc., broadcasting license, southern Ontario local programming, Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission, disregarding, S.O. 31, 12344(201:1110)
    >>News coverage, Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), hearing
    >>>Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, influencing, o.q., 4990(77:1450)
    >>>CTV NewsNet, live news coverage, disallowing, limiting competition, S.O. 31, 5080(78:1415)
    >>Pride Vision, gay issues programming, specialty licence, Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) allowing, single faith broadcasting, disallowing, fairness, S.O. 31, 4780(74:1405)
    >>See also Copyright--Ephemeral recordings; Media; Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Fifty-eighth; Television

Broadcasting Act see Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)--Canadian Heritage Standing Committee study of Broadcasting Act--Public broadcaster; Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)--Costs--Mandate

Broadcasting Act (amdt.)(Bill S-7)--Harvard

    >>First reading, 5307(81:1620)
    >>Second reading, 6382-90(98:1245-340), 7635-42(120:1750-850), 8572-7(136:1730-805), agreed to, on recorded division, 8738-9(139:1755-805)
    >>>Dropped to bottom of order of precedence on Order Paper, 6390(98:1345), 7643(120:1850)
    >>Canadian Heritage Standing Committee, referral, 8739(139:1805)
    >>See also Canadian Heritage Standing Committee--Reports, Fourth; Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)--Costs

Broadcasting Act (amdt.--designation of cable channels)(Bill C-325)--T. White

Broadcasting Act (amdt.--reduction of violence in television broadcasts)(Bill C-420)--Bigras

Broadcasting Act and Income Tax Act (amdt.--Closed-captioned programming)(Bill C-306)--St. Hilaire

Brock, Sir Isaac (1769-1812) see War--Canadian bravery

Broken Hill property mine see Diamond mining industry--Northwest Territories

Brome Lake duck

    >>Celebrating, S.O. 31, 6517(101:1400)
    >>See also Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Reception

Brome--Missisquoi constituency

    >>Students, educational awards, congratulating, S.O. 31, 2530(39:1400)
    >>See also International Year of Volunteers; Volunteers

Bronfman family see Private family trusts--Anti-avoidance measures

Brooks, AB see Economic growth--Tax reduction

Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce see Species at risk (endangered species)--Legislation

Brooks, Professor Neil see Capital gains tax--Reduction

Brossard, Conrad see Parole/parolees

Brown, Bonnie (Lib.--Oakville)

    >>Aboriginal peoples/communities, o.q., 2125(34:1455)
    >>Afghanistan, S.O. 31, 10027(162:1105)
    >>Anthrax, o.q., 6198(95:1440)
    >>Black History Month, S.O. 31, 8821(141:1410)
    >>Canada Health Act, 8963(144:1050)
    >>Cystic Fibrosis Month, S.O. 31, 11295(184:1400)
    >>Drugs and pharmaceuticals, M. (Wasylycia-Leis), 5277-8(80:1820-5)
    >>Foreign aid, o.q., 10036(162:1200)
    >>Governors General of Canada, S.O. 31, 12711(206:1105)
    >>Health care funding, M. on supply (Ménard), 8961-3(144:1035-55)
    >>Health care system, 8961-2(144:1035-40)
    >>Health Standing Committee, 3352(52:1005), 8177(130:1510), 12042(197:1515)
    >>Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture, M. (Bigras), 12135-6(198:1815-20)
    >>Job creation, S.O. 31, 596(12:1400)
    >>Literacy, S.O. 31, 3251(50:1110)
    >>Palliative care, o.q., 1644(28:1450)
    >>Pest Control Products Act (Bill C-53), 12042(197:1515)
    >>References see Afghanistan--United States and Ubnited Kingdom special anti-terrorist operations, Canadian Armed Forces participation
    >>Reproductive and genetic technologies, 8177(130:1510)

Brown, Peter see Antarctica--Rescue mission

Brownfields see Contaminated sites

Bruce--Grey--Owen Sound constituency see International Plowing Match--2004

Bruce Power see Nuclear energy; Nuclear waste

Brundtland report see National parks--Role; Sustainable development

Brueggergosman, Measha see Jeunesses Musicales Montreal International Competition--International music competition

Brussels convention see Oil spills--Shipowners liability

Bryden, John (Lib.--Ancaster--Dundas--Flamborough--Aldershot)