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    >>1918 independence
    >>>83rd anniversary, S.O. 31, 1097(20:1100)
    >>>84th anniversary, S.O. 31, 9138(147:1100)
    >>See also Canada-Estonia Gold Order of Merit; Fisheries--Atlantic, Overfishing


    >>Power source, potential, 12084(198:1155)
    >>See also Gasoline

Ethical investment see Investment

Ethics see Cabinet Ministers; Canadian Alliance; Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board--Investments; Chrétien--References; Committees, Parliamentary--Privacy; Government advertising; Government contracts; Government ethics; Liberal government (Chrétien); Public Service

Ethics Commissioner

    >>>Reporting directly to House of Commons, 4948(77:1020)
    >>>>o.q., 11876(194:1415), 12954(210:1415)
    >>>Term of office, 10528(170:1900)
    >>Independent, establishing, 8448(134:1523)
    >>Role/powers, 10528(170:1900)
    >>See also Code of Ethics for Ministers Act (Bill C-388)

Ethics Committee

Ethics Counsellor

Ethiopia-Eritrea border dispute

    >>Cease fire, peace negotiations
    >>>Border Demarcation Commission report, o.q., 8065(128:1450)
    >>>United Nations buffer zone, Canadian Armed Forces peacekeepers, role
    >>>>o.q., 1044(19:1440), 3878(59:1440)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 4898(76:1400)

Ethnicity see Census

Ethyl Corporation see Gasoline--MMT, Use

Etobicoke, ON see Synchronized swimming--Synchro Canada

Etobicoke--Lakeshore constituency

    >>Augustine, thanking constituents, 324(7:1650)
    >>Description, 324(7:1650)
    >>See also Hennessey, Mary--Volunteer

Etobicoke North constituency

    >>Shree Swaminarayan Community Complex, South Asian community centre, S.O. 31, 12101(198:1410)

EU see European Union

Euro Princess

    >>Yugoslavian freighter, search and rescue mission, 1432(24:1725)

Eugenics see Reproductive and genetic technologies

Eurocopter see Prime Minister's Office--Miller; Sea King helicopters--Replacements


    >>Economic relations with Canada see Foreign Affairs and International Trade Standing Committee--Reports, Fifth

European countries see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing; Nuclear energy--Greenhouse gas emissions reduction role; Wind energy--Potential

European Free Trade Association (EFTA) see Shipbuilding industry--Trade agreement with European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

European Union (EU)

    >>Democracy, human rights, social factors, protecting, 2408(37:2555)
    >>Mandate, position, member states' role, negotiations, Canadian comparison, 3065-7(47:1545-600)
    >>Trade agreement role, New Democratic Party position, 5727(88:1240), 5729(88:1300), 5730(88:1305)
    >>See also Agricultural subsidies; Border, Canada-United States--Security, North American perimeter approach; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Generic drugs, Stockpiling exception--Patent protection, United States; Economic growth--Ireland; Economic sovereignty--North American integration; Energy--Clean energy use--United States energy plan; Free Trade Area of the Americas; Fur industry; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing; International agreements, conventions and treaties--Quebec participating in negotiations; Mexico--Free trade agreements; Trade agreements--Social concerns; Trucking industry--Extraprovincial motor carriers


    >>Dutch law permitting, 3139(48:1400)
    >>See also Health care providers--Abortion and euthanasia

Everingham, Kim

    >>Northwestern Secondary School student, legally blind, Wayne Gretzky-CNIB Scholarship, recipient, S.O. 31, 7672(121:1400)

EVERYkidspark see Disabled and handicapped persons

Eves, Hon. Ernie see Ontario


    >>Disclosure see Justice system--Criminal proceedings
    >>See also Competition--International co-operation

Ex-Im Bank see Export-Import Bank of The United States

Exchange programs

    >>Youth, linguistic exchanges, Budget 2001 measure, $5 million, minority language rights factor, 8452(134:1555)

Excise Act see Customs Tariff, Excise Tax Act and Excise Act (amdt.), 2001

Excise Act, 2001 (Bill C-47)--Minister of National Revenue (Cauchon)

Excise Tax Act see Customs Tariff and Excise Tax Act (amdt.--ships' stores); Customs Tariff and Excise Tax Act (amdt.--tobacco products); Customs Tariff, Excise Tax Act and Excise Act (amdt.), 2001; Excise Act, 2001 (Bill C-47); Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)--Legislation; Government revenues--Recovery of money; Income Tax Amendments Act, 2000 (Bill C-22); Sales Tax and Excise Tax Amendments Act, 2001 (Bill C-13)

Excise Tax Act (amdt.)

    >>Ways and Means motion, notice, tabled, 8873(142:1200)

Excise taxes

Exclusive dealing see Competition--Tied selling

Executive salaries

    >>Business expense deduction, corporate income tax, disallowing if over $300,000, o.q., 772-3(14:1425-30)
    >>Employee salaries, comparison, 10750(174:1835), 10757(174:1920)

Exhibitions and fairs

    >>Quebec travelling expos, government expenditures, 12307(200:1955)
    >>See also Ontario Dairy Discovery; Rural Expo 2002; Rural programs and services fair

Expedited Passenger Processing System (EPPS) see Border, Canada-United States

Expense accounts see Access to information--Government writing threatening letters

Expense allowances see Elected officials--Income tax exemption for expense allowances

Exploration investment tax credit see Mining industry

Exploration tax deduction see Mining industry


    >>Terrorist use, tighter controls, establishing, 7411(117:1010), 11099(181:1100), 11102-3(181:1130-5), 11112(181:1250), 11136(181:1520), 11416-7(186:1010-5), 11932(195:1225)
    >>>Ammonium nitrate, agricultural fertilizer, restriction, 11417(186:1015)
    >>>Firearms, inexplosive ammunition components, 11417(186:1010-5)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Increase; Bombings; Border, Canada-United States--Security, Firearms and explosives detection equipment

Expo-sciences see Sorocéanu, Alexandra

Export controls see Diamond mining industry--Conflict diamonds; Drugs/narcotics--Precursor chemicals

Export Development Act

    >>Amendments see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Legislation--Legislation of 1993; Export Development Act (amdt.)(Bill C-31)
    >>Review see Export Development Corporation--Review

Export Development Act (amdt.)(Bill C-31)--Minister for International Trade (Pettigrew)

    >>First reading, 5325(82:1000)
    >>Second reading, 5759-64(89:1315-355), 5776-95(89:1505-755), agreed to, on recorded division, 5893-4(90:1805-10)
    >>Foreign Affairs and International Trade Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 5894(90:1810)
    >>>Reported, without amdt., 6627(103:1205)
    >>Report stage, concurrence, agreed to, 6707(105:1140)
    >>Third reading, 6707-24(105:1140-355), 6737-47(105:1520-645), agreed to, on recorded division, 6755-7(105:1800-5), passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 8295(132A:1705). Chap. 33, S.C. 2001
    >>See also Export Development Corporation (EDC) passim

Export Development Canada (EDC)

    >>Annual report for 2001 and corporate plan summary for 2002-2006, tabled, 10094(163:1520)
    >>New name see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Name change
    >>See also Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Dollar exchange rate--Decline; Export Development Corporation (EDC)

Export Development Corporation (EDC)

Export distribution centre program see Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Export-Import Bank of The United States (Ex-Im Bank) see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Environmental review process

Export processing zones see Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement

Exportation et Développement Canada (EDC) see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Name change

Exporters of processing services program see Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)


    >>Awards of Excellence, for exporters, S.O. 31, 5549(85:1410)
    >>Economic importance, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) percentage, employment, etc., 3372(52:1225), 3386(52:1355), 3672(56:1250), 5759(89:1315), 6581(102:1335), 6707(105:1140), 6720(105:1325)
    >>>United States, exports to, 7789(123:1735), 8042(128:1210)
    >>Government programs, subsidies, Canadian Alliance position, 807-8(14:1805)
    >>>Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec agreement re Abitibi-Temiscamingue region, QC, S.O. 31, 10351(167:1105)
    >>>Importance, 1711(29:1345)
    >>Value-added goods and services, 5704(88:1010)
    >>See also Agriculture; Americontact 2001; Armotec; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement passim; Canadian Commercial Corporation; CANDU reactors; Dairy industry; Defence equipment; Dollar exchange rate--Increase; Drug smuggling/trafficking--Chemicals; Electricity; Elk; Energy; Engineering--Services; Fisheries; Fossil fuels; Free Trade Agreement of the Americas; Fur industry; General Motors Defence--London, ON plant; Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)--Labelling; Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST); Gross Domestic Product (GDP); Hydro-electric power--Quebec use; Lumber industry; Manufacturing industry; Natural gas; Natural resource industries--Economic role; Nuclear energy; Nuclear waste--Importing/exporting; Oil and gas industry; Oil sands; Potato industry; Raw log exports; Services industry; Small and medium business; Softwood lumber industry; Sugar industry; Technology; Teknion Corporation; Telecommunications industry--Services; Tomato industry; Toxic/hazardous waste--PCBs; Trade; Water exports; Wheat

Expropriation see Mirabel Airport; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--Investor-state dispute settlement provisions; Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation, Sanctuaries

Exshaw School

    >>Exshaw, AB, students, dream catcher project, children of police/firefighter victims, September 11 terrorist attacks, recipients, S.O. 31, 6519(101:1410)

Extended parental leave see Parental leave


    >>Judicial review, appeals, jurisdiction, 5919(91:1835)
    >>Legislation, United States concerns, 5496(84:1555)
    >>Offenders committing crimes in other countries, Justice Minister authority, after seeking assurance not subject to death penalty or torture, Supreme Court of Canada ruling
    >>>o.q., 774-5(14:1435)
    >>>Rafay, Atif and Glen Sebastian Burns case, 5202(79:2225), 5226(80:1125)
    >>>>o.q., 775(14:1435-40), 6371-2(98:1130-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 870(16:1405)
    >>>See also Capital punishment--Abolition; Terrorism/terrorists
    >>Requests, annual report to Parliament, 6425(99:1505)
    >>>See also Fugitives from Justice in Other Countries Act (Bill C-403)

Extraprovincial motor carriers see Trucking industry

Eyeglasses see Third World Eye Care Society

Eyking, Mark (Lib.--Sydney--Victoria)

    >>Agriculture, o.q., 6934(109:1450)
    >>Cape Breton, NS, S.O. 31, 7156(112:1400)
    >>East Coast Music Awards, S.O. 31, 596(12:1400)
    >>Hunger, o.q., 6201(95:1455)
    >>MacAulay, Annie, S.O. 31, 1634(28:1405)
    >>MacIntosh, Sister Mary, S.O. 31, 1634(28:1405)
    >>MacLeod, John and Mary-Rose, S.O. 31, 8166(130:1405)
    >>Membertou Band Council, S.O. 31, 1516(26:1415)
    >>Membertou First Nation, S.O. 31, 8751-2(140:1405)
    >>Oil spills, o.q., 9197(148:1440)
    >>Older workers, o.q., 12778(209:1455)
    >>Post offices, o.q., 5088(78:1455), 7265(114:1450)
    >>South African War (Boer War), S.O. 31, 11984-5(196:1100)
    >>Species at Risk Act (Bill C-5), 12415-6(202:1700-5)
    >>Species at risk (endangered species), 12415-6(202:1700-5)
    >>Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens, o.q., 2231(36:1455)
    >>Sydney--Victoria constituency, S.O. 31, 1035-6(19:1400)