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Government advertising

    >>Communication Canada subcontracting contracts to firm employing former Public Works and Government Services minister Gagliano's son, 9229(129:1015)
    >>Ethical standards, 435(9:1535)
    >>Expenditures on advertising and polling
    >>>Eliminating, 8110(129:1255)
    >>>Province by province breakdown, 12159(198:2125)
    >>Media IDA Vision receiving 75%, violation of 25% rule, 12303(200:1930)
    >>Quebec, excessive, 8305-6(133:1210), 10550(171:1335), 12275(200:1555)
    >>See also Agriculture--Soil resources; Canada-United States Softwood lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement, Advertising campaign in United States; Dollar exchange rate; Export Development Corporation (EDC); Government contracts--Sponsorship program; National parks--Policing; Tobacco products--Use, youth

Government aircraft

Government appointments

    >>Best people/best political connections, 385(9:1030)
    >>Defeated party candidates, 2836-7(44:1210)
    >>>See also Senate--Appointments
    >>Non-partisan process of review, 1993 Liberal election promise, 384(9:1020), 435(9:1535)
    >>Prime Minister making without parliamentary accountability, 404(9:1230), 1277(22:1905)
    >>Process
    >>>Parliamentary committee review of candidates, 385-6(9:1030), 947(17:1355), 974(17:1640), 2012(33:1750), 2029-30(33:1945-50), 2031-2(33:2000-5), 2035-6(33:2025-30), 2077(33:2515)
    >>>>Canadian Alliance proposal, 1261(22:1700)
    >>>>Power to disallow, 387(9:1035), 2036(33:2030)
    >>>Tainted, Auditor General report, 395(9:1130)
    >>Women, Liberal government (Chrétien) record, 963-4(17:1525)
    >>>See also Clerk of the House of Commons; Commissioner of Official Languages--Adam; Courts Administration Service--Chief Administrator; Crown corporations--Boards; Parliament--Officers of Parliament; Supreme Court of Canada--McLachlin

Government borrowing

    >>2001 and 2002, 8184(130:1600)
    >>Budget 2001, relationship, o.q., 8170(130:1430)
    >>See also Financial Administration Act; Interest rates--Decline

Government buildings see Asbestos industry--Chrysotile asbestos; Energy conservation/efficiency--Buildings; McGee, Thomas D'Arcy; National Capital Region

Government cheques

    >>Redesign, costs, o.q., 8244(131:1430)

Government contracts

Government debt see Financial Administration Act

Government departments, boards, agencies and commissions

    >>Accountability, 3893(59:1620)
    >>Alternative service delivery arrangements, o.q., 12261(200:1425)
    >>Arm's length agencies, use to shield funds from Auditor General's scrutiny, 12288(200:1735), 12289(200:1745), 12299(200:1900)
    >>Audits, annual, making mandatory, o.q., 7838(124:1445)
    >>Budgets overspent, 8432(134:1350)
    >>Cost recovery see Finance Standing Committee--Reports, Fourth
    >>Deputy ministers, reporting to ministers and Privy Council Office (PCO), 12314(200:2110)
    >>Documents, access, declaring secret as cabinet confidences, 3492-3(53:1535)
    >>>See also Access to Information Act (amdt.--Cabinet confidences)(Bill C-341)
    >>Finances, road map proposal, 12276(200:1605)
    >>Independence, 6334(97:1540)
    >>>See also Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group (APEC)--Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP); Ethics Counsellor; Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
    >>Internal audits, annual, etc., 4536(70:1210), 8273-4(131:1830)
    >>>See also Departmental Internal Audit Act (Bill C-364)
    >>ISO standards, applying, failure predicted, 9133(147:1010-5)
    >>McMillan Binch law firm, professional services, amounts paid, r.o., 5439(83:1205)
    >>Mismanagement, 2089(34:1100)
    >>Patronage appointments, 5791-2(89:1720-5)
    >>Performance reports for period ended March 31, 2001, tabled, 7129(112:1000)
    >>Privy Council Office support services role, 12296(200:1835)
    >>Promotional/information campaigns, television/radio, cost, r.o., 5439(83:1205)
    >>See also Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)--Safety; Government expenditures--Quebec constituencies; Government performance--Reports; Sustainable development; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response; User fees

Government ethics

    >>Eight point plan
    >>>Members of Parliament, application to, 12315(200:2115)
    >>>Prime Minister Chrétien statement, o.q., 11838(193:1445)
    >>Ethics, 435(9:1535)
    >>>Restoring, 1993 election Liberal Party red book promise, 388(9:1045), 10529(170:1905), 10535(170:1950)
    >>>>o.q., 12191-2(199:1505)
    >>Guidelines, necessity, House of Commons adopting, 12310(200:2020-5)
    >>Public opinion, o.q., 13001(211:1135)
    >>Review, emergency debate under S.O. 52 (Reynolds), emergency requirements/criteria not met, not accepted, 11767(192:1510)
    >>Standards, lack, o.q., 11878-9(194:1430)
    >>See also Liberal government (Chrétien)

Government expenditures

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada see Richmond Hill, ON

Government finances

    >>Accountability, 6829(107:1335)
    >>>Budget 2001 measures, 8076(128:1600)
    >>>Canadian Alliance proposal, 1261(22:1705)
    >>>Generally accepted accounting principles not followed, Auditor General's concerns, 12290(200:1750)
    >>>Government improving, failure, Auditor General's report, o.q., 7835(124:1430-5)
    >>Accounting practices, 8833(141:1520), 12246(200:1245)
    >>>Auditor General's concerns, 12317(200:2135)
    >>>See also Government expenditures--Accounting principles
    >>Accounting system, modernizing, 8348(133:1655)
    >>Financial information strategy, implementation
    >>>M. (Mayfield), 12011-9(197:1100-1205)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 12019(197:1205)
    >>>o.q., 2619(41:1440)
    >>>S.O. 31, 12601(204:1410)
    >>Financial management
    >>>Improving, Auditor General's 2000 report findings, etc., 8348(133:1655)
    >>>>o.q., 1164(21:1440)
    >>>Mismanagement, 8432(134:1350), 12287(200:1730)
    >>Internal audits see Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Eighth
    >>Parliamentary control, erosion, Auditor General's 2001 report findings, 8183(130:1550), 8273(131:1825), 8274(131:1835)
    >>>o.q., 7963(126:1445)
    >>Planning horizon, five years, Finance Standing Committee recommendation, 8146(129:1705)
    >>Reporting guidelines and standards see Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Second
    >>Slush fund accounts, Auditor General unable to examine, 12290(200:1750)
    >>Unfunded liability, 8877(142:1235)
    >>See also Government departments, boards, agencies and commissions--Finances

Government foundations see Foundations

Government grants and contributions

    >>Business receiving, 8043(128:1220), 10855(176:1640)
    >>>Corporate welfare, 8096(129:1115), 8211(131:1025), 8781(140:1715), 10807-9(176:1105-20)
    >>Conili Star company, $700 million, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigation, grant refund, requesting, o.q., 8828(141:1450)
    >>Expenditures
    >>>$100 billion, while social programs sacrificed, 4445(69:1115), 12973-4(210:1615-20)
    >>>List by federal constituency, ro., 9791-2(159:1010)
    >>Fraudulent information, scams, 3531-2(54:1045)
    >>Heritage grants, Quebec share, 8305-6(133:1210)
    >>Holland College, Alex MacAulay, president, Solicitor General MacAulay, brother, conflict
    >>>Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, $8 million funding, MacAulay, former minister responsible for, role, o.q., 11947(195:1420), 11951(195:1445)
    >>>Correctional Service Canada, $3.4 million grant proposal, o.q., 11991-2(196:1135-40)
    >>>o.q., 12040(197:1500)
    >>>Prince Edward Island Premier Binns defending, long established justice institute, o.q., 11994(196:1145), 12040(197:1500)
    >>>Royal Canadian Mounted Police, $3.5 million grant proposal, Solicitor General MacAulay, RCMP commissioner discussing
    >>>>Ethics Counsellor, referring to, o.q., 11835(193:1425), 11838(193:1445)
    >>>>o.q., 11833-8(193:1415-45), 11879-80(194:1435-40), 11947(195:1420), 11949(195:1430), 11951-2(195:1445), 11993(196:1145)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 11984(196:1055)
    >>Human Resources Development Department
    >>>$1 billion "boondoggle", 2451(38:1625), 2879(44:1645), 8274(131:1835), 8218(131:1120), 8312(133:1255), 8876(142:1220), 11893(194:1600), 12281(200:1640), 12312(200:2045)
    >>>>Accountability, 443(9:1635-40)
    >>>>o.q., 7836(124:1435), 8436(134:1415), 8755(140:1420)
    >>>Millions wasted, 8109(129:1250)
    >>>See also Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Fifth
    >>Lemire, Paul, tax evasion, Human Resources Development grant fraud conviction, CIDA grant, EDC loan, Prime Minister Chrétien election campaign donations, relationship, o.q., 8061(128:1430-5)
    >>Liberal Party constituencies receiving, 12302-3(200:1925)
    >>Liberal Party friends receiving, 8149(129:1725), 8770(140:1550), 10125-6(164:1040-5)
    >>Liberal Party leadership candidates, funding announcements, S.O. 31, 4582-3(71:1410-5)
    >>Management, Auditor General's concerns, 8230(131:1250), 8231(131:1255), 10985(179:1150)
    >>>Treasury Board improving, o.q., 8245(131:1430)
    >>Members of Parliament, role
    >>>Allotment for distribution to community organizations, proposal, 3454(52:2050)
    >>>Exclusion, Liberal Party 1993 election promise, breaking, 384(9:1020)
    >>Multiculturalism Department mismanagement, estimates, increase, o.q., 1460-1(25:1150)
    >>Organizations receiving, controversial positions, straying from mission statement, preventing, 5857(90:1330), 5858(90:1340)
    >>Parallel grant process, Quebec Liberal Party approving grants, 8876(142:1225)
    >>Patronage, 12318(200:2135)
    >>Public Accounts, publishing in, grants under $100,000 excluded, removing restriction, publishing all grants on government web site, 12303-4(200:1925-35)
    >>Queer City Cinema Film Festival, $20,000 government grant, condemning, s.O. 31, 337(8:1400)
    >>Questionable, 8833(141:1520)
    >>Role, importance, 10445(169:1320-5)
    >>>o.q., 8245(131:1430)
    >>Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), 20 investigations, o.q., 1003(18:1435)
    >>Saint-Léonard--Saint-Michel constituency of Gagliano, 20% of culture and sports grants received, 9229(149:1015)
    >>Saint-Maurice constituency, 12281(200:1640)
    >>>Interference, Human Resources Development Minister Stewart, letter, o.q., 1243(22:1430)
    >>>>See also Transitional jobs fund
    >>Scrutiny, lack, improper, 8149(129:1725-30)
    >>Strathroy Community Resource Centre, misuse of funds, fraud charges, o.q., 1003(18:1435)
    >>Waste, $16.3 billion, Auditor General's 2001 report findings, etc., 8096(129:1115), 8141(129:1525), 8183(130:1550), 8205(130:1855), 8209-10(131:1020-5), 8213(131:1045), 8214(131:1050), 8216(131:1105-10), 8273(131:1825), 8446-7(134:1515), 8449(134:1535-40), 8461(134:1700), 8770(140:1550)
    >>>Budget 2001 not addressing, 8860(142:1045)
    >>>o.q., 8004(127:1115), 8169(130:1420)
    >>See also Arts and culture--Funding; Bombardier Inc.; Canadian Heritage Department--Grants; Cultural Grants Acknowledgement Act (Bill C-348); Day--References; General Motors of Canada Limited--Saint-Thérèse, QC plant; HIV/AIDS--Women's support group; Regional development; Textile industry; University research--Government funding

Government lawyers see Legislative process--Committee stage, Opposition amendments

Government motions (special) see Special debates

Government of Canada web site see Government on-line services (Internet)

Government on-line services (Internet)

    >>Access to information and privacy factors, 8408(134:1040)
    >>>o.q., 10770(175:1500)
    >>>Secure channel, 12157-8(198:2105-10)
    >>access.ca project, mismanagement, improper procurement procedures, etc., o.q., 3149(48:1455), 3255-6(50:1130)
    >>Budget 2001, relationship, 8408(134:1035-40)
    >>Data collecting, misuse, protecting, 264-5(7:1035)
    >>E-government, international leadership, recognition
    >>>Accenture report, o.q., 10886(177:1155-200)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3476(53:1405)
    >>Government of Canada web site, redesign, improving, etc., 315(7:1555)
    >>>o.q., 11177(182:1155)
    >>>S.O. 31, 469(10:1105)
    >>Government On-Line Initiative, progress, o.q., 6527(101:1500)
    >>Increasing, 357(8:1555)
    >>International comparison, 8408(134:1040)
    >>MERX system, 12156-8(198:2100-5)
    >>Most connected government in world by 2004, 357(8:1555), 1443(25:1025)
    >>>Progress, expenditures, o.q., 2917(45:1155)
    >>>Throne Speech statement, 12(2:1530), 263(7:1025), 274(7:1135), 315(7:1550)
    >>Official languages, both, including, ensuring, 316(7:1555)
    >>Pathfinder projects in departments, o.q., 6527(101:1500)
    >>Rural areas, importance, 12171-2(198:2300-5)
    >>Strategis, Industry Department's web site
    >>>Objective, success, 358(8:1555)
    >>>Visitor tracking, information gathering, qu., 4715(73:1525)
    >>Web sites
    >>>Visitor tracking, personal information compiled, r.o., 6441(100:1000)
    >>>See also Government grants and contributions--Public Accounts
    >>See also Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)--Information system; Canadian Environmental Assessment Act--Internet role; Free Trade Area of the Americas--Canadian position; Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)--Electronic filing; Income tax--Returns

Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee

    >>(Note: Transport and Government Operations Standing Committee ceased to exist, May 27, 2002 and was replaced by two new committees, Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee and Transport Standing Committee)
    >>>See also Transport and Government Operations Standing Committee; Transport Standing Committee
    >>Establishing, 11766-7(192:1510)
    >>Library of Parliament briefing referring to committee and chair prior to establishment, etc., 12072-3(198:1010), 12113(198:1515-20)
    >>Seized Property Management Act review, designated committee, M. (Regan), agreed to, 12120(198:1615)
    >>See also Privacy Commissioner--Report

Government performance

    >>Reports
    >>>Canada's Performance 2001, tabled, 7929(126:1000)
    >>>Managing for Results 2000, 83 other agencies, departments, tabled, 67(4:1005)

Government policies and programs

    >>And legislation, government members voting against, 941(17:1315), 943(17:1330)
    >>>See also Members of Parliament--Independence; Same sex couples--Benefits
    >>Corporate interests, serving, 2360(37:2045)
    >>Debate in House of Commons, opportunities, 10530(170:1915)
    >>Decision-making, Prime Minister's Office and Privy Council Office powers, Cabinet by-passed, 12309(200:2015-20)
    >>Evaluating, 2265(37:1005)
    >>>See also Statutory Program Evaluation Act (Bill C-308)
    >>Focus, lack, 6809(107:1105), 6813(107:1130-5)
    >>Management techniques, differences, 8217(131:1115)
    >>>Deming, D. W. Edwards, analysis, 9251(149:1345-50)
    >>Martin, Paul, Finance Minister, resignation, impact, o.q., 12035-6(197:1435)
    >>National referendum, 2057(33:2300)
    >>New and exciting policy options, necessity, Privy Council Clerk Himelfarb remarks, 12311(200:2030)
    >>New policies/programs, announcing at press conference before informing Parliament, contempt, 934(17:1225)
    >>Policy research initiative annual conference, expenditures, $700,000, 12295(200:1830), 12298(200:1845)
    >>Privy Council Office policy advice role, 12295-6(200:1830-5), 12297(200:1840)
    >>>See also Government policies and programs--Decision-making
    >>Public input, 2024(33:1905)
    >>Race-based provisions, discriminatory, 8566(136:1640)
    >>Regional preferences, 312(7:1530)
    >>Short-term focus, 3554(54:1330)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, impact, 7438(117:1330)
    >>See also Government expenditures--Program spending; Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Government revenues

    >>Budget 2001 understating, 8302(133:1140)
    >>Decline, 8145(129:1700)
    >>>o.q., 6328(97:1500)
    >>Increasing, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) example, 10044-5(162:1300-5)
    >>Quebec/federal government, comparison, Finance Minister Martin remarks, 8980(144:1250)
    >>Recovery of monies, under Customs Act, Excise Tax Act and Income Tax Act, harmonizing, 6363(98:1040)
    >>See also Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry, Countervailing duties

Government services

    >>1-800-O-Canada
    >>>2001 award of excellence, Service Quality Measurement, o.q., 8291(132:1150)
    >>>Replacing Communication Québec, o.q., 4586(71:1430)
    >>Electronic, enhancing service to public, 2020(33:1840)

Governor General

    >>Communications from see Royal Assent
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main--2002-2003, Main
    >>Office see Public Service--Employment opportunities/postings
    >>References see House of Commons--Rights and privileges
    >>See also Clarkson, Right Hon. Adrienne (Governor General); Supply--Votes

Governor General's Caring Canadians Award see Caring Canadians Award

Governor General's Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal

    >>Recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 7002(110:1400)

Governor General's Literary Awards

    >>Recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 7256(114:1400)

Governor General's medal for meritorious conduct see Epp, Graham

Governor General's Medal of Bravery see Medal of Bravery

Governor General's Performing Arts Awards

Governor General's special warrants see Government expenditures; Parliamentary reform--Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney)

Governor General's Visual and Media Arts Award see Visual and Media Arts Award

Governor-in-Council see Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology--Board of directors; Marine conservation areas--Establishing/removing, Enlarging

Governors General of Canada

    >>50th anniversary, Rideau Hall concert, celebrating, S.O. 31, 12711(206:1105), 12834-5(208:1400)

Gowlings study see Export Development Corporation (EDC)

Grace, John see Access to Information Act--Review

Grade setting see Forest industry--British Columbia

Graduate students see University research

Graduation see Education

Grafstein, Hon. Senator Jerahmiel S. (Lib.--Metro Toronto)

    >>References see Drinking water--Food and Drugs Act

Graham, Hon. Bill (Lib.--Toronto Centre--Rosedale; Ministerof Foreign Affairs as of January 15, 2002)

Grain exports see Barley; Grain industry--Marketing; Natural gas--Alaskan

Grain industry

    >>Canadian Grain Commission, regulations, 5698(87:1900)
    >>Canadian Wheat Board role
    >>>Commercial agreements, negotiating, delay, o.q., 5089(78:1500)
    >>>Returns, maximizing, opting-out clause, providing, M. (Breitkreuz), 7231-40(114:1100-200)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 7240(114:1200)
    >>>Western farmers, o.q., 7451-2(117:1500)
    >>Foreign subsidies, trade injury compensation program, o.q., 10563-4(171:1455); 10604(172:1155), 12777(207:1455), 12883(209:1455)
    >>Marketing
    >>>Canadian Seed Institute, increased funding, international focus, o.q., 7501(118:1450)
    >>>Canadian Wheat Board monopoly, 649-50(12:1945-50), 661(12:2115)
    >>>>Farmers, charges/convictions, western provinces alienation, Ontario and Quebec excluded from laws, 4447(69:1125), 5707(88:1035), 8299(133:1120), 8343(133:1610), 8357(133:1810)
    >>>>>McMechan, Andy, Dave Sawatsky, Norman Edith Desrochers, 6304(97:1130), 6431(99:1550-5),7307-8(115:1050-1100), 7654(121:1115), 9051(145:1730), 9086(146:1300)
    >>>>Government policy, unfair to farmers, 5705(88:1020)
    >>>>o.q., 4274(66:1450-5)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 12343-4(201:1105)
    >>Producer car loading facilities, primary elevators, o.q., 9756(158:1445)
    >>Producers see Farm income crisis
    >>Strike, threat, 650(12:1950)
    >>Two-price wheat system, elimination, 656(12:2035)
    >>See also Durum wheat industry; Farm income crisis; Iraq--United States and United Kingdom bombing raid, Canada support;

Grain producers see Farm income crisis

Grain transportation

Grammy Awards

    >>Furtado, Nelly, winner, best female pop vocal performance, congratulating, S.O. 31, 9358(151:1400)
    >>Mitchell, Joni, Lifetime Achievement Award, S.O. 31, 6358(151:1400)
    >>See also MacMaster, Natalie

Grand Banks (Newfoundland) see Fisheries; Marine transportation--Environmental factors, East/west coasts

Grand Falls, NB see Highway safety/accidents--New Brunswick

Grand Mère Golf Club

    >>Shareholders list, lawyer's letter from owners to Industry Canada
    >>>Ethics Counsellor, receipt of letter, tabling with Industry, Science and Technology Standing Committee chair, timing, o.q., 1979-81(33:1435-40), 2121(34:1430)
    >>>Tabled, 1961(32:1830-5)
    >>See also Auberge Grand-Mère--Funding controversy; Prince, Jonas--Delta hotels, Cuba

Grand-Mère golf course see Auberge Grand-Mère--Funding controversy

Grand SAM Award see Canada Lands Company

Grandbois, Elizabeth

    >>Lou Gehrig's disease sufferer, raising funds, awareness, tribute, S.O. 31, 597-8(12:1405)

Grande Cache coal mine see Coal mining industry--Environmental assessment process

Grande guignolée 2001

    >>Quebec, Christmas fundraising/charity event, aid to the poor, S.O. 31, 8241(131:1410)

Grandparents' rights see Divorce--Child access

Grands Prix du tourisme de la Montérégie see Tourism industry--Grands Prix du tourisme québécois awards

Grands Prix du tourisme québécois awards see Tourism industry

Granger, Betty see Discrimination and racism

Granovikstan Revolutionary Army see Canadian Armed Force--Military training exercises

Grant, Charlie

    >>Active citizen, congratulating, S.O. 31, 294(7:1355)

Grant, Jon see Canada Lands Company--Gagliano

Grantham Lions Club

    >>St. Catharines, ON, 50th anniversary, S.O. 31, 10492(170:1405)

Granting councils see Research and development

Grants see Government grants and contributions; Student grants

Grasshoppers see Pesticides--Problems

Grassy Narrows First Nation see Mercury pollution--English and Wabigoon Rivers

Gravel see Fraser River

Gray, Right Hon. Herb (Lib.--Windsor West; Deputy Prime Minister; resignation effective January 14, 2002)