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Child labour

    >>Governments inaction, 5728(88:1250)
    >>United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, enforcing, petitions, 11519(188:1005)
    >>See also Free Trade Area of the Americas--Labour rights; World day Against Child Labour

Child pornography

Child poverty see Child/family poverty

Child Predator Act (Bill C-437)--Pankiw

    >>First reading, 9891-2(160:1520)
    >>Second reading, 11731-8(192:1105-1200)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 11738(192:1200)
    >>See also Parole/parolees

Child prostitution

    >>11 year old girl, abducted from United States into Canada, prostitution, Our Missing Children, rescue/reuniting initiative, o.q., 1325(23:1445)
    >>Abduction of children under age 16 years by persons other than parent or guardian, involved in sex trade, offence, 381(9:1005)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--abduction)(Bill C-251)
    >>Cambodia, combatting, The Future Group, participation, tribute, S.O. 31, 4266(66:1415)
    >>Canadian laws, 8731(139:1630)
    >>Court, testifying, provisions, 8708(139:1350)
    >>Sentences, suitability, Bloc Québécois position, 4146(64:1125-30)
    >>Sex tourism, laws, tougher, enacting, 374(8:1750)

Child sexual abuse/assault/exploitation

Child support payments

    >>Income tax deductions, allowing, 3972-3(61:1255-305)
    >>>Thibaudeau decision, 3973(61:1300)
    >>Post-secondary education expenses, covering, adult children, exclusion from court order, 2819-20(44:1005)
    >>See also Divorce

Child tax benefit see Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)


    >>Affected by international armed conflict/war, assistance/prevention, 171(5:1245)
    >>Age of responsibility/consent, Quebec Civil Code, 14 years of age, 10695(174:1135-40)
    >>Arts, exposure, effects, 179(5:1335)
    >>Ball, Norman, Walk of Hope, children at risk, awareness, S.O. 31, 9021(145:1415)
    >>Custody and access see Divorce--Child custody--Child support, custody and access; Divorce Act (amdt.--joint custody)(Bill C-237)
    >>Definition in legislation, conforming with United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 4850(75:1215)
    >>>See also Children in Law Act (Bill C-384)
    >>Discipline, parental responsibility, use of corporal punishment (spanking), parental rights, Criminal Code Section 43
    >>>Repealing, 2784(43:1515-20), 7223-30(113:1235-325)
    >>>>Petitions, 538(11:1510), 1169-70(21:1515), 4413(68:1605)
    >>>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--protection of children)(Bill C-329)
    >>>Retaining, petitions, 483(10:1220), 6030(93:1205)
    >>Early childhood development
    >>>Canadian child and youth development research network, establishing, o.q., 429-30(9:1500)
    >>>Government funding, $2.5 billion, 367(8:1705)
    >>>>o.q., 1768(30:1125)
    >>>Government measures, Throne Speech proposal, 18(2:1550), 131-2(4:1710), 134-5(4:1750), 330(7:1740), 368(8:1705), 374(8:1750)
    >>>Provincial responsibility, 183(5:1405)
    >>>Sport and play, enhancing, international humanitarian organization, Olympic Aid, role/funding, 6676(104:1550-5)
    >>Education see Developing countries; Education Benefits Act (Bill C-271)
    >>Environmental research, benefits, 144(5:1005)
    >>Family, role in development, importance, United States Ambassador to United Nations E. Michael Southwick, statement, supporting, S.O. 31, 339(8:1410)
    >>Government support
    >>>Benefits, $9 billion, 4464(69:1320)
    >>>Government social policy caucus role, 92(4:1300)
    >>>o.q., 11499(187:1155)
    >>>Provincial responsibility, 183(5:1405)
    >>>S.O. 31, 7206(113:1100), 11491(187:1110)
    >>>Throne Speech proposal, 10(2:1530), 17(2:1540), 181(5:1350)
    >>Health care
    >>>National standard, federal government responsibility, S.O. 31, 4981(77:1405)
    >>>See also Health care system--Ontario, Heart surgery
    >>"Illegitimate children", term, eliminating from federal legislation, 4849(75:1210), 6891(108:1205), 8784-8(140:1740-815)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.) and Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act (amdt.)(Bill C-408)
    >>Illness, palliative care, parents providing, government support, improvements, Throne Speech commitment, 13(2:1530)
    >>Minors, children under 16 years of age, travelling with adult, domestic air travel, permission of guardian/custodial parent, 9891(160:1515)
    >>>See also Canada Transportation Act (amdt.)(Bill C-436)
    >>Missing children
    >>>International Project Return, Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA), role, o.q., l4274(66:1450)
    >>>Koopmans, Jessica, Lethbridge, AB, community support/assistance, outpouring, S.O. 31, 3869(59:1355-400)
    >>>>Death, S.O. 31, 4168(64:1405)
    >>>Our Missing Children, federal program, success, 3981(61:1400), 11708-9(191:1100-5)
    >>>See also National Missing Children's Day
    >>Ontario government expenditures, federal transfer payments funding, 4469(69:1355)
    >>Protection before birth, pregnant women consuming harmful substances to fetus, mandatory treatment, 10671(173:1710)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--protection of child before birth)(Bill C-445)
    >>Protection, royal commission, need, petitions, 10244(165:1520)
    >>>Protecting, 10689-90(174:1045-50)
    >>>United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 170-1(5:1245), 8652(138:1545), 10690(174:1055)
    >>>>Adopting, 4593(71:1505)
    >>>>>See also Canadian Child Rights Act (Bill C-370); Children in Law Act (Bill C-384)
    >>>>Anniversary, S.O. 31, 7370(116:1415)
    >>>>International, enforcing, S.O. 31, 7491-2(118:1400)
    >>>>See also Child labour
    >>>United Nations Special Session on Children
    >>>>Chrétien, Prime Minister, not attending, o.q., 11232(183:1500)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 11122(181:1405)
    >>Sexual activity, impact, 8731(139:1630)
    >>Unborn child, definition of "human being", Criminal Code, section 223(1), M. (Breitkreuz), 11693-11700(190:1730-1830)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 11700(190:1830)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, impact, S.O. 31, 5246(80:1405)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities; Babies; Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)--Mandate; Disabled and handicapped persons; Discrimination and racism--Internet; Drinking water contamination--Water borne diseases; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--New drugs, Approval process; Farmers/farms--Accidents; Foreign aid--Preventable illness; Income tax; Internet; Lumber industry--Chromated copper arsenate; Marine transportation; National Child Day; National debt; Pesticides--Health risks; Refugees; Toxic/hazardous substances--Health effects; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Significance; Winnipeg International Children's Festival

Children as Victims in the Criminal Justice System see Child sexual abuse/assault/exploitation--Protection from sexual predators, Justice Department initiative

Children in Law Act (Bill C-384)--Harb

    >>First reading, 4850(75:1215)
    >>See also Children--Definition in legislation

Children's Environmental Health II: A Global Forum for Action see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

    >>Heart and vascular surgery unit, closure, transfer to Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario government announcement, S.O. 31, 11755(192:1405)

Children's Miracle Network

    >>2001 Champions Across Canada event participants
    >>>House of Commons visit, reception, 2773(43:1415)
    >>>Tributes, S.O. 31, 2769-71(43:1400-10)

Chile see Clarkson, Right Hon. Adrienne--State visit; Free trade; Hydro-Québec--Transelec; Mining industry; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Previous summits

Chilliwack, BC see Fraser River see Gravel in river bed--Island 22

Chin Wing Chun Tong Society see Chan Society


    >>Bt cotton crop, use and management, Monsanto/Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) involvement, $280,000 grant to project, 862(16:1315)
    >>Canadian aid, 8200(130:1755)
    >>>See also China--Human rights violations
    >>Culture, Canada/Quebec, historical relationship, 10779-81(175:1600-20)
    >>Group of Seven exhibition, cultural understanding, promoting, S.O. 31, 3207(49:1400)
    >>Hong Kong, Prime Minister Chrétien refusal to meet with democratic leader Martin Lee, o.q., 824(15:1135-40)
    >>Human rights violations, Falun Gong/Falun Dafa practitioners, arrest and detention, release
    >>>Canadian trade/aid relationship, 9310(150:1555), 9312(150:1600), 9318-9(150:1655-705)
    >>>>o.q., 429(9:1500), 530(11:1430), 828(15:1155-200)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 3:1400), 153(5:1105), 338(8:1405), 470(10:1110-5)
    >>>Chrétien, Prime Minister raising issue, 172(5:1255), 783(14:1530)
    >>>>o.q., 601-2(12:1425)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 996(18:1400)
    >>>>Cotler, efforts, 171(5:1250)
    >>>o.q., 9889(160:1455-500)
    >>>Petitions, 1655(28:1605), 2623(41:1505), 3321(51:1505), 3526(54:1010), 4032(62:1010), 4714(73:1525), 4911(76:1505), 5492(84:1520), 5914(91:1505), 6771(106:1510-5), 7218(113:1205), 7417(117:1050), 7616(120:1515), 7770(123:1505), 8178(130:1515)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3142(48:1410-5)
    >>>United Nations resolution condemning, Canada co-sponsoring/supporting, o.q., 529-30(11:1425), 532-3(11:1440)
    >>Human rights violations, workers' rights abuse, 9310(150:1555), 9312(150:1610), 9314(150:1625), 9320-1(150:1710-25), 10777-8(175:1550), 10783-4(175:1630-45), 10788(175:1705-30), 10869-71(177:1005-25), 10872-4(177:1035-45)
    >>>S.O. 31, 12182(199:1410)
    >>Pro-democracy movement, Tiananmen Square massacre, 12th anniversary, S.O. 31, 4580(71:1405)
    >>Terra cotta warrior statues see Members of Parliament
    >>See also Export Development Corporation (EDC); Globalization, global economy/marketplace; Government aircraft--Challenger aircraft; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming--Reducing, International consultations; Lumber industry--Exports; National missile defence system--Establishing, Consultations; Softwood lumber industry--Exports to China; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Cuba; Tibet; Trade

China Unicom see Nortel Networks Corporation

China World Best Group; World Trade Organization (WTO)

    >>Drummondville, QC, dye-works construction, Quebec separation/sovereignty, relationship, S.O. 31, 1319(23:1410)

Chinese Cultural Centre

    >>Vancouver, BC, 28th anniversary, S.O. 31, 6833(107:1405)

Chinese immigrants see Heritage--Vancouver Chinatown Heritage Alley: Allan Yap Circle

Chinese New Year

    >>Year of the Snake, celebrating, S.O. 31, 23(3:1400)

Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association

    >>Banquet, Vancouver, B.C., S.O. 31, 7673(121:1400)


    >>Lower back pain treatment, cost-effectiveness, study, 12593(203:2220-5)

Chisasibi community see James Bay Cree

Chiswell, Ted see Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)--International services

Chlorination see Drinking water--Safety

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC)

Chrétien, Right Hon. Jean (Lib.--Saint-Maurice; Prime Minister)

Chrétien, Raymond see Ambassadors--Canadian

Christ-Roi Church

    >>Châteauguay, QC, fire, destruction, S.O. 31, 9824(159:1410)

Christian Embassy see Ambassadors

Christian Farmers Federation see Farm income crisis

Christian principles see Canadian values--Maclean's magazine poll


    >>Liberal government (Chrétien), disregarding, incidents cited, S.O. 31, 6881(108:1115)
    >>Persecution, world-wide, Parliament condemning, petitions, 4536-7(70:1215)
    >>See also Grey--References

Christmas Lights Across Canada program

    >>Celebrating December 6, 2001 to January 13, 2002, S.O. 31, 8001(127:1100)

Christopher's Law see National sex offender registry--Establishing, Stephenson--Ontario registry system

Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) see Lumber industry

Chronic wasting disease see Elk

Chrysotile asbestos see Asbestos industry

CHST see Canada Health and Social Transfer (CHST)

Church of the Nativity see Middle East conflict--Hamas and Islamic Jihad

Churches see Christ-Roi Church; Prayer Palace Ministries Church; St. John's Anglican Church

Churchill constituency see Seasonal workers

Churchill River hydro-electric power plant

    >>Environmental damage, damming of rivers, 5613(86:1700)
    >>Royalties, Quebec larger share than Newfoundland, 3549(54:1250)
    >>Transmission line to Newfoundland, 8269(131:1750)
    >>>Feasibility study, etc., 1200(21:1835-40)
    >>>>o.q., 160-1(5:1145)

Churchill, Sir Winston see Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting

CHUS Foundation see Jean Besré Award

CIA see Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

CIAU basketball championships see Basketball

CIBC see Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)

CIBL-FM see Radio stations

CIDA see Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Cigarette smuggling


    >>Fire-safe cigarettes, development and manufacture, 261(7:1015)
    >>>See also Hazardous Products Act (amdt.--fire-safe cigarettes)(Bill C-236)
    >>Light and mild terms, use in marketing safe cigarettes, false assurances, withdrawal, o.q., 4478(69:1440), 7614(120:1500)


    >>Cauchon, National Revenue Minister, relationship
    >>>Directors, protecting, o.q., 7961(126:1435)
    >>>o.q., 300-1(7:1425)
    >>Falsification of identity of screen writers, fraudulently claiming film subsidies, illegally benefitting from federal tax credits, 7723(122:1300)
    >>>Government investigation, lack, o.q., 7959-60(126:1425)
    >>>Information relating to, confidential, 400(9:1200-5)
    >>>>Government excuse, o.q., 7961(126:1435)
    >>>Laying of criminal charges
    >>>>Quebec Attorney-General abandoning, Canada Customs and Revenue Agency refusal to cooperate with Royal Canadian Mounted Police investigation, o.q., 8830(141:1500)
    >>>>Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recommendation, government response, o.q., 161-2(5:1145-50)
    >>>Police investigation
    >>>>Government cooperation, lack, o.q., 7959(126:1420-5)
    >>>>Immunity from prosecution, o.q., 301(7:1425)
    >>>>Based on Section 241 of Income Tax Act, o.q., 342(8:1425), 425(9:1440)
    >>>>Cauchon, National Revenue Minister approval, o.q., 342(8:1425)
    >>>>Voluntary disclosure process/discretionary authority of Minister of National Revenue, o.q., 300(7:1425), 341-2(8:1420-5), 425(9:1435-40)
    >>Financial statements, accuracy, o.q., 342(8:1425), 7960(126:1425)

Cintec International Limited

    >>Queen's Award for Innovation recipient, North American headquarters, Nepean, ON, S.O. 31, 12719(206:1100)

Cipro (anti-anthrax drug)

Ciriello, Raffaele see Middle East conflict--Ramallah

Cirque du Monde

    >>Cirque de Soleil youth program, Purvirnituq and Inukjuak, Nunavik, S.O. 31, 8543(136:1400)

Cité du Havre Park

    >>Montreal, QC. federal government property, development proposals, protecting parkland, o.q., 7614(120:1500)

Cities see Municipalities

Citizens Bank of Canada see Banks and financial institutions--Virtual banks

Citizens' Council on Health Care Quality

    >>Establishing, federal-provincial-territorial co-opertion, Throne Speech proposal, 13(2;1530)
    >>>Provinces rejecting, 463(10:1035)
    >>>>o.q., 28-9(3:1425)
    >>See also Health care system--Performance indicators

Citizens of the Year awards

    >>Hamilton, ON, 63rd annual, recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 100-1(4:1400)
    >>See also Fahel, Shawky; Krause, Murray

Citizens Thank You Award see Augustine--References


    >>Adventure in Citizenship Program, Crowfoot constituency participants, welcoming, S.O. 31, 3871(59:1405)
    >>Annulment and revocation, appeal process
    >>>Flaws, 7587-8(119:1745), 7590(119:1805)
    >>>Naturalized citizens, Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11), denial, o.q., 4789(74:1450-5)
    >>>Adjudication, courts rather than cabinet, 4625(72:1005)
    >>>Importance, S.O. 31, 10760(175:1405)
    >>>Kitchener, ON, Ismaili community hosting, Afghan family, oath of citizenship, 10929(178:1405)
    >>Children of parents who take citizenship in another country, losing, correcting, 8647(138:1505)
    >>>See also Citizenship Act (amdt.)(Bill C-428)
    >>Citizenship code, one class, need, 7797(124:1005)
    >>Meaning, 1289(22:2025)
    >>>Throne Speech statement, 15-6(2:1530)
    >>Oath, 5306(81:1615-20)
    >>Refugees, receiving, encouragement, deserving, S.O. 31, 11167(182:1100)
    >>Rodriguez, Eduardo Serbrango, world class soccer player, expedited citizenship, Federal Court of Canada denying, review, request, S.O. 31, 949(17:1400-5)
    >>Tauber, Ivy, English war bride, 1951 Canadian passport invalid, citizenship revoked, fairness
    >>>Mayfield, omission of facts, politicizing issue, condemning, S.O. 31, 4470(69:1400)
    >>>o.q., 4355(67:1450)
    >>See also Citizenship Act (amdt.--Oath or Affirmation of Citizenship)(Bill C-391); Citizenship Act (amdt.--revocation of citizenship)(Bill C-373); Passports--Forged/forging

Citizenship Act (amdt.)(Bill C-428)--Reynolds

Citizenship Act (amdt.--Oath or Affirmation of Citizenship)(Bill C-391)--Bryden

Citizenship Act (amdt.--revocation of citizenship)(Bill C-373)--Telegdi

Citizenship and Immigration Department

    >>Biological threat, received see Biological and chemical weapons/terrorism
    >>Enforcement office, Ottawa, ON, break-in, national security, government neglect, o.q., 12675(205:1435-40)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main--2002-2003, Main
    >>Kurdish refugee claim, alleged forged document, department official, Mr. Rae, dismissing allegation, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, investigating, request, o.q., 3313(51:1430)
    >>See also Canada Customs and Revenue Agency--International letters and parcels, Documents; Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC); Federation of Associations of Canadian Tamils--Tamil Tiger terrorist front; Immigrants; Terrorism/terrorists--Naval; Zimbabwe

Citizenship and Immigration Standing Committee

    >>Confidential draft report, premature release, 1297(22:2120)
    >>Reports, presented
    >>>First (Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11)), 4277(66:1510), 4357(67:1500)
    >>>>Amdt. (Fontana), M., negatived, 4358(67:1505)
    >>>>Amdt. (Lee), M., agreed to, 4385(67:1835)
    >>>Second (Hands Across the Border: Working Together at Our Shared Border and Abroad to Ensure Safety, Security and Efficiency), government response requested, 7929(126:1000)
    >>>>g.r., tabled, 11091(181:1000)
    >>>Third (Building a Nation)
    >>>>Government response requested, 9917-8(161:1010)
    >>>>g.r., 12493(203:1000)
    >>>Fourth (Competing for Immigrants), 12494(203:1005)
    >>Travel, authorization
    >>>M. (Carroll), agreed to, 6507(100:1805)
    >>>M. (Lee), agreed to, 2864(44:1510)
    >>>M. (Redman), agreed to, 2120-1(113:1215-20)
    >>>M. (Regan), agreed to, 9284(149:1800)
    >>See also Immigration--Legislation; Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11)

Citizenship judges

Citizenship Week

Civil Aviation Tribunal

    >>Budget for 2000, $1.12 million, 5966(92:1240)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Transport department
    >>Members, thanked, 6608(103:1010)
    >>Role, historical background, etc., 6613(103:1045)
    >>See also Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada

Civil cases see Competition--International co-operation

Civil disobedience see Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Protests

Civil liberties

    >>Canadian Alliance position, 6769(106:1500)
    >>Suspending, Liberal governments, record, S.O. 31, 7256-7(114:1405)
    >>See also Privacy rights; Border, Canada-United States--Security; Public safety--Legislation; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36); United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Islamic/Arab/Muslim communities

Civil society

    >>Definition, 3025(47:1130), 3417(52:1700)
    >>Radical left, encroaching, 3417(52:1700)
    >>See also Free Trade--Central American countries; Free Trade Area of the Americas; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--Environment; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)

Civil war see Sri Lanka

Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act (Bill C-37)--Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development--Nault

    >>First reading, 6263(96:1510)
    >>Second reading, 6398-413(99:1205-350), agreed to, on division, 6413(99:1350)
    >>Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 6413(99:1350)
    >>>Reported, without amdt., 7615(120:1510)
    >>Report stage, concurrence, M. (Nault), agreed to, on division, 7742-3(123:1205)
    >>Third reading, 7743-6(123:1205-35), agreed to, 7746(123:1235) passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 9958(161:1515) Chap. 3, S.C. 2002)

Clair commission see Health care system--Quebec

Clam diggers see Employment insurance--Claimants

Clam fishery

    >>Minas Basin, NS, clam beds/worms, depletion, protection, petitions, 10887-8(177:1205)

Clarity Act (Bill C-20)(36th Parl., 2nd Sess.) see Legislative process--Time allocation/closure; Quebec separation/sovereignty

Clark, Glen see Credit unions/caisses populaires--Poor

Clark, Right. Hon. Joe (PC--Calgary Centre; PC/DR Coalition--Calgary Centre as of September 13, 2001; PC--Calgary Centre as of April 10, 2002)