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Lee, Martin see China--Hong Kong

Lefebvre, Gilles

    >>Musician, educator, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 4265(66:1405-10)

Lefebvre, Luc see Weightlifting--Canadian Senior Weightlifting Championships

Left turns see Highways and roads

Legacy for Future Generations: The Long Term Vision and Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct see Parliamentary Buildings Advisory Council--Report

Legal, AB see Francophones outside Quebec

Legal aid

    >>British Columbia, 40% reduction in funding, Liberal government (Campbell) measure, violation of federal-provincial agreement, o.q., 8827(141:1440-5), 9096(146:1410)
    >>Funding resources, billing caps, senior lawyers refusing to take certificates, impact on adult and young offender justice system, 8503(135:1710)
    >>Lawyers, role, 9135(147:1040)
    >>Ontario, fees, overdue increase, withdrawal of services, etc., S.O. 31, 117539-(192:1355)

Legal system

    >>Bijural system, common law and civil law, traditions and practices, continuing, 3640-1(56:1205-10), 3642-3(56:1220-30)
    >>Federal legislation, harmonization with revised Quebec Civil Code, consistent with new civil code concepts and institutions, employing correct and precise terminology and taking into account French common law terminology, 3640-3(56:1205-30)
    >>Federal-provincial jurisdiction, constitutional divisions, 3640(56:1205)
    >>Pre-confederation laws applicable to Lower Canada only, repeal/amending, 3641(56:1215)
    >>Vocabulary of common law and civil law systems, harmonization, 3641(56:1215)

Legault, Alex see Zimbabwe--2002 presidential election

Legendre, Richard see Sports--Amateur sport, Quebec

Léger, Sgt Marc see Canadian Armed Forces--Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Afghanistan mission

Léger, Raoul

    >>Death, suspicious, 1981, Guatemala, family requesting autopsy/police reports
    >>>o.q., 7680(121:1440)
    >>>qu., 12920(210:1015)

Legion of Honour see Weisstub, David N.

Legislation

    >>Bloc Québécois support of government legislation, 8045(128:1245)
    >>Canadian Alliance supporting worthwhile government legislation, 11470(186:1710)
    >>Courts reinterpreting, usurping Parliament role, 2211(36:1305)
    >>Draft legislation see Assisted Human Reproduction Act; Reproductive and genetic technologies--Assisted Human Reproduction Act
    >>Errors, Liberal government (Chrétien) common occurrence, 2293(37:1315), 2635-6(41:1625-30), 2648(41:1755), 2842(44:1255), 2844(44:1310), 3979(61:1350), 7720-1(122:1245-50), 7725(122:1325), 11111(181:1245)
    >>>See also Technical Amendments Act
    >>Intent, importance, 5923(91:1625)
    >>Language, English/French discrepancies, unacceptable, 7722(122:1255)
    >>Omnibus bills
    >>>Drawbacks, 5381(82:1920), 7725(122:1315-20)
    >>>Liberal government (Chrétien) use, flawed, 2641(41:1700-5), 2842(44:1255), 2843(44:1305), 2845(44:1315-20), 3653(56:1345), 5359(82:1615-20)
    >>>Purpose, 5381(82:1920-5), 5387(82:2015)
    >>>Splitting/dividing, 5326-9(82:1010-30)
    >>>>See also Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2001 (Bill C-15A)
    >>>See also Budget Implementation Act, 1997 and the Financial Administration Act (amdt.)(Bill C-17); Courts Administration Service--Legislation; Criminal Code; Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2001 (Bill C-15); Income Tax Amendments Act, 2000 (Bill C-22) Public safety--Legislation; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36)
    >>Public, access, Publication of Statutes Act, ensuring, 2848(44:1345)
    >>Purpose, results, lacking, 4036(62:1035-40)
    >>>Adverse consequences, Harry Enns remarks, 9919(161:1015)
    >>Race-based provisions, discriminatory, undermining equality before law principle, 8529(136:1200-5), 8535-6(136:1250-5), 8536(136:1305), 8541-2(136:1345-50), 8566(136:1635), 8628(138:1250), 8673-4(138:1825-30)
    >>Retroactive, concerns, 2090(34:1105), 2839-40(44:1235-40), 3980(61:1355)
    >>Sunset clauses, 8941(143:1655)
    >>>See also Terrorism/terrorists, combatting--Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36)
    >>Supreme Court interpreting, Liberal government (Chrétien) dependence, 7720(122:1245)
    >>Unspecific provisions, dangers, 9969(161:1640)
    >>See also Government expenditures--Announcing before introducing legislation; Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions

Legislative agenda see Liberal government (Chrétien)

Legislative committees see Legislative process--Private Members' Bills

Legislative Instruments Re-enactment Act (Bill S-41)--Minister of Justice (Cauchon)

    >>First reading, 12613(204:1510)
    >>Second reading, 12616-26(204:1530-45), agreed to, deemed referred to a committee of the whole, reported without amendment, concurred in at report stage and read a third time and passed, 12626(204:1550)
    >>Royal Assent, 12691(205:1645). Chap 20, S.C. 2002

Legislative process

LeGroupes Forces see Auberge Grand-Mère--Funding controversy

Leisure time

    >>Technological revolution, impact, predictions, 10750(174:1835)

Lelièvre, Sylvain

    >>Singer, songwriter, composer and poet, death, tribute, 11042(180:1405)

Lemay-Doan, Catriona see Speed skating--World Cup

Lemire see Auberge Grand-Mère--Funding controversy, LeGroupes Forces; Government grants and contributions

Len Shepherd Secondary see Youth--Conference on respect

Lenyk, Ron

    >>Mississauga News, Dean S. Lesher Award, recipient, S.O. 31, 7673(121:1400)

Leo Hayes High School

    >>Fredericton, NB, trip to Ottawa, ON, welcoming, S.O. 31, 3869(59:1355-400)

Lepage, Robert

    >>Playwright, "The Far Side of the Moon", 2001 London Evening Standard theatre award, S.O. 31, 7673(121:1405)

Les Confections St-Élie inc. see Transitional jobs fund--Saint--Maurice constituency

Les Escoumins, QC see Ferry service--Quebec

Lesiuk, Kelly see Employment insurance--Eligibility, Women

Lester B. Pearson International Airport (Toronto, ON)

    >>Departure and connection fees, S.O. 31, 1906(32:1410)
    >>Taxi permit system, new, S.O. 31, 524(11:1400)
    >>Terminals 1 and 2, 1993 redevelopment contract, cancellation, 10533(170:1940)
    >>See also Borders, international--Security, Customs officers role, Equipment; Montreal International Airport--Flights; Occupational health and safety--Defibrillators; Refugees--Claimants, Documents; Transport and Government Operations Standing Committee--Travel

Lester, Normand see Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Lethbridge, AB see Canadian flag; Drinking water contamination--E-coli

Letheren, Carol Anne

    >>Canadian Olympic Association chief executive officer, death, tributes, 459(10:1010)
    >>>S.O. 31, 215-6(6:1400), 217-8(6:1410)
    >>See also Carol Anne Letheren International Sport Leadership Award

"Let's Talk" meetings see Regan--References

Leukemia see Bone marrow transplants; Kyle Challenge 2001

Leung, Sophia (Lib.--Vancouver Kingsway; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of National Revenue)

Level playing field see Agricultural subsidies; Banks and financial institutions--holding companies; Trade--United States, Opportunities

Lévesque, René see Democracy

Lévesque-René, Jean-Dominic see United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)--Global 500 Youth Environment Award

Lévesque, Yves see Trois-Rivières, QC--Mayor

Lévis, QC see Shipbuilding industry; Volunteers---Volunteerism

Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière constituency see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Islamic/Arab/Muslim communities

Lewis, David see Terrorism/terrorists, combatting--Freedom of speech

Lewisporte, NF see Air transportation--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Flights diverted; Ports/harbours

Lexus RX see Toyota Canada Inc.--Cambridge, ON plant

Liard area, NWT see Oil and gas industry--Northwest Territories exploration

Libellules de Jolette see Volleyball--Benjamin interprovincial volleyball festival

Liberal government (Campbell) see British Columbia

Liberal government (Chrétien)

    >>Accountability and transparency, lack, 443-4(9:1635-40), 312-3(7:1530-5)
    >>>Auditor General and Information Commissioner statements, 445-6(9:1650), 4968-9(77:1240)
    >>>o.q., 10650(173:1440)
    >>Achievements, 265(7:1040), 273(7:1130), 374(8:1750)
    >>>2001 legislative record, o.q., 8292(132:1155)
    >>>Lack, 8111(129:1300), 8182(130:1545), 8793(141:1010)
    >>Agenda, priorities, out of touch with Canadians, S.O. 31, 12032(197:1410)
    >>Attitude, arrogance, contempt for democracy, etc., 552(11:1650), 563(11:1810), 742(14:1115), 1785(30:1310), 2844(44:1305), 2845(44:1325), 3499(53:1605), 3553(54:1325), 3698(56:1830), 3821(58:1710), 5363(82:1655), 5378(82:1855), 5381(82:1915), 6536(101:1605), 6537(101:1610), 8116(129:1340), 8606(137:1240), 8842(141:1620), 9265(149:1515), 9267(149:1520), 9372(151:1515-20), 9920(161:1020), 12423-4(202:1805-10)
    >>>"Control freaks", 1277(22:1900)
    >>>S.O. 31, 2906(45:1100), 12524-5(203:1405)
    >>Backbenchers
    >>>Opinions, voicing in House of Commons, freedom, 4646-7(72:1310-5), 4652(72:1350), 5005-6(77:1635)
    >>>See also Equalization payments; Farm income crisis--$400 million--Agriculture and Agri-Food Standing Committee, Ontario; Parliamentary reform--Members of Parliament
    >>Cabinet "meltdown", S.O. 31, 12032-3(197:1415)
    >>Canadian Alliance, influence, adopting policies, etc., 2873(44:1610), 4301(66:1805), 8106(129:1230), 8193(130:1705)
    >>Caucus, divisions
    >>>Female caucus members, unrest, S.O. 31, 9359(151:1405)
    >>>o.q., 8592(137:1115)
    >>Code of ethics, Liberal government (Pearson), Gordon Robertson, former Privy Council clerk, comparison, 410(9:1310), 909(16:1835), 12298-9(200:1855)
    >>>o.q., 605-6(12:1445-50)
    >>Commitment, dedication, 314(7:1545), 316(7:1600), 441(9:1620)
    >>Conservative, 5048(77:2105), 5888-9(90:1725)
    >>Consultations with Canadians, 8839(141:1605)
    >>Corruption, etc., 9048(145:1705), 12932-8(210:1145-225), 12966-71(210:1525-55), 12974-6(210:1625-40)
    >>>M. (Reynolds), 11416(186:1010)
    >>>o.q., 10650(173:1440), 10765(175:1435), 10834-5(176:1415), 10838-9(176:1435-40), 10878(177:1115), 11045(180:1420), 11051(180:1450-5), 11224(183:1415), 11231(183:1455), 11297-8(184:1415), 11446(186:1415), 11448-9(186:1430-5), 11491-2(187:1115), 11496(187:1140), 11949(195:1435), 12035(197:1430)
    >>>Parliamentary committee studying, 9231(149:1030)
    >>>Public inquiry, requesting, 12937-8(210:1220-5), 12972(210:1605-10)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 11875(194:1410)
    >>>Scandalous mismanagement, 8876(142:1220-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 11491(187:1110), 11756(192:1410), 11943-4(195:1355-405), 11946(195:1415), 12031(197:1410), 12099-100(198:1405-10), 12950(210:1355)
    >>>Spending patterns, relationship, S.O. 31, 11832(193:1410)
    >>>Transparency International, Corruptions Perceptions Index, other countries, comparison, S.O. 31, 11167-8(182:1105)
    >>"Court government" instead of cabinet government, 446(9:1650)
    >>Cutbacks, policies, impact, United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, comparison, 8424(134:1250), 8425(134:1255)
    >>Dead horse strategy, S.O. 31, 8284(132:1115)
    >>Election
    >>>Anniversary, o.q., 7607(120:1420)
    >>>Third mandate, S.O. 31, 7557(119:1410)
    >>>Vote percentages, 1998(33:1625)
    >>Election promises, 1993, 1997 red book, retreating/reneging, 384(9:1020), 396(9:1135), 485-6(10:1230), 498(10:1355), 3695-7(56:1810-20), 3841(59:1025), 5565(85:1555), 8704(139:1320), 12936-7(210:1220)
    >>>o.q., 10650(173:1440)
    >>>See also Drinking water--Safety; Drug and substance abuse--National drug strategy; Election promises; Ethics Counsellor--Independence; Government appointments--Non-partisan process of review; Government contracts--Contracting process; Government ethics--Restoring; Government grants and contributions--Members of Parliament role; Infrastructure--1993
    >>Elections, 1993 general election victory, 8th anniversary
    >>>o.q., 6587(102:1415)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6587(102:1410)
    >>Ethical behaviour, standards, 8456(134:1625), 12936-7(210:1220), 12965-6(210:1515-20), 12968-71(210:1535-600)
    >>>Cabinet Ministers, failure to live up to, o.q., 11714(191:1130)
    >>>Ethically challenged, Canadian Alliance government alternative, ethically empowered people, 12283-4(200:1700)
    >>>Lack, 12298-300(200:1850-910), 12301(200:1920), 12304(200:1935)
    >>>>o.q., 11876(194:1415), 12034-5(197:1425-30), 12954(210:1415)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 11831(193:1405), 11874(194:1405-10), 12526(203:1415)
    >>>Media and opposition questioning, Prime Minister Chrétien comments, o.q., 12041(197:1500-5)
    >>>Outstanding record, Prime Minister Chrétien responsibility, 388(9:1045)
    >>>Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney), comparison, 12304(200:1940)
    >>>See also Liberal government (Chrétien)--Code of ethics
    >>Inner circle of Cabinet controlling, 8344(133:1610)
    >>Integrity
    >>>1993 election promise, 10529(170:1905)
    >>>Excellent record, 388(9:1045), 390(9:1055), 450(9:1720)
    >>>Lack, o..q, 10879(177:1120)
    >>Leadership, lack, 9497(153:1840)
    >>Legislative agenda, lack, 1277(22:1900)
    >>>Re-introducing bills from previous session, 830(15:1210), 858(16:1245), 3221(49:1510)
    >>Objectives, agenda, 12295(200:1830)
    >>Openness and transparency, o.q., 10834(176:1415)
    >>Opportunities missed, 8875-6(142:1220-5)
    >>Opposition Members making disparaging, denigrating remarks, 961(17:1505)
    >>Paranoid style of neurosis, o..q, 12954(210:1415)
    >>Patronage appointments
    >>>Ending, 1993 election promise, not holding, o.q., 344(8:1435)
    >>>o.q., 3057(47:1450)
    >>>See also Patronage
    >>Patronage, scandals, etc., 10534-5(170:1950)
    >>>Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney), comparison, 401(9:1210), 10533-4(170:1940-5)
    >>Policy proposals from opposition parties, dismissing, 1574-5(27:1220-5)
    >>Polls, focus, 494(10:1330), 1888(32:1210), 3036(47:1245), 8723(139:1525)
    >>Poor choices made, 8230-1(131:1255)
    >>Power struggle, 182(5:1355)
    >>Presidential style, checks and balances missing, 453-4(9:1745), 2832(44:1140)
    >>Priorities, 364(8:1640), 7437(117:1315)
    >>Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney) policies, adopting, 9496(153:1830)
    >>Progressive Conservative policies, adopting, 3846(59:1110)
    >>Provincial jurisdiction, encroaching, 151(5:1050), 166-7(5:1215-20), 3580(54:1610), 7294(114:1840), 7325(115:1325)
    >>Public opinion polls, influence, 9611(155:1805)
    >>Quebec, support, 489(10:1300)
    >>Right-wing, shift, 2316(37:1535), 2459(38:1725), 3695(56:1810)
    >>Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), 20 investigations, allegation, 464(10:1035-40), 480-1(10:1200-5)
    >>>o.q., 475(10:1135)
    >>>See also Liberal government (Chrétien)--Scandals
    >>Scandal-free, 440(9:1610)
    >>Scandals, 8447-8(134:1520-5), 12314(200:2105)
    >>>Cabinet Ministers and Public Service accountability, 12315(200:2115)
    >>>Consequences, lack, 12319(200:2145-50)
    >>>Public inquiry, necessity, 12314(200:2105)
    >>>Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigating, 12315(200:2115-20)
    >>Social issues, management, lack, 1573(27:1210)
    >>Socialist mentality, 8231(131:1255)
    >>Third mandate, consecutive, 19(2:1555), 48-9(3:1625-30), 185(5:1415), 373-4(8:1745-50), 416(9:1355), 432(9:1520), 440(9:1610), 449(9:1715), 460(10:1010)
    >>>Default win, 62(3:1810), 117(5:1535)
    >>>Less than 50% of popular vote each time, 970-1(17:1615-20)
    >>>Policies, 60(3:1755)
    >>>S.O. 31, 154-5(5:1110-5)
    >>>Voter trust, 317(7:1605), 330(7:1735), 485(10:1230)
    >>Values, 18(2:1550), 181(5:1345-50), 265(7:1040), 330-1(7:1735-45), 375(8:1755)
    >>>S.O. 31, 690(13:1415)
    >>Vision, 357(8:1550), 368(8:1710), 487(10:1245)
    >>>Lack, poor, etc., 62(3:1810), 74(4:1050), 328-9(7:1725-30), 500(10:1410) 830(15:1210), 2648(41:1755), 8106-7(129:1230), 12309(200:2015)
    >>>S.O. 31, 2034(197:1420)
    >>Vote in House, first loss since 1993, lack of leadership, etc., S.O. 31, 2554(40:1110)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities; Atlantic Canada--Economic development; British Columbia; Budget deficit--Elimination, Budget surplus; Budgets--Balanced; Canada Elections Act--Amendments; Canada Foundation for Innovation; Canadian Coast Guard--Western provinces; Cape Breton, NS; Child/family poverty--Increase; Dollar exchange rate--Decline; Economic growth--Preventing--Provincial inequity; Economy/economic conditions; Elections--Third party advertising; Electoral reform; Employment insurance--Eligibility, Seasonal workers--Reform, Recall House of Commons; Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro (1992); Environment; Family; Farm income crisis; Foreign aid--Reduction; Free trade Area of the Americas; Government--Accountability; Health care funding; House of Commons; House of Commons proceedings; Immigrants; Infrastructure--Deteriorating; Job creation; Lighthouses/lightstations--Pacific; Members of Parliament pensions--Double-dipping; Mulroney, Right Hon. Brian; National security; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); Official languages policy (Bilingualism)--Importance; Parliamentary reform; Patronage; Political parties--Financing/donations, Crown corporations; Pyrite damage--Compensating victims; Quebec; Quebec separation/sovereignty; Referendums; Regional development; Regionalism; Reproductive and genetic technologies--Genetic research; Senior citizens; Social policies; Student loans--Debt load; Subsidies; Suicide; Sustainable development; Taxation; Terrorism/terrorists--Canadian connection; Trade--Reputation; Transfer payments; Visitor visas--Issuing; Western provinces--Alienation, British Columbia

Liberal government (Pearson) see Health care system--Medicare

Liberal government (Trudeau) see Budget deficit; Economy/economic conditions; National debt

Liberal Party

    >>1993 election, red book promises see Child care--National child care program; Multiculturalism--Multicultural groups
    >>Donations, campaign contributions
    >>>Corbeil, Pierre, access to confidential information re Human Resources Development Department/Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency grants, conviction on influence peddling charges, 400-1(9:1210), 8447(134:1520), 8876(142:1220-5), 9751(158:1415), 10533(170:1940), 12249(200:1300), 12273(200:1535), 12274(200:1550)
    >>>Greater Toronto Airports Authority, 8778(140:1655)
    >>>Oil and gas industry, Petro-Canada legislation, Bill C-3, relationship, 814(15:1045), 815(15:1055)
    >>>See also Alcoholic beverages--Pregnancy; Breweries--Microbreweries; Cascade Data Services--Technology Partnerships Canada funding; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Pharmaceutical industry; Government contracts--Sponsorship program, Liberal Party connections; Prince Edward Island National Park--Interpretive centre; Technology Partnerships Canada--Loans/investments
    >>Leadership campaign
    >>>Candidates leaking information, o.q., 7606(120:1415)
    >>>Candidates, "species at risk", S.O. 31, 12951(210:1400)
    >>>Chrétien campaign see Chrétien--References
    >>>Donations, funds collected by/for candidates, public disclosure, 10964(178:1815), 12939(210:1235), 12943(210:1305), 12966(210:1525), 12970(210:1550)
    >>>>Cabinet ministers, guidelines, o.q., 12604(204:11430)
    >>>>Ethics guidelines, The Ministry and Activities for Personal Political Purposes--Guidelines, aiming against former Finance Minister Paul Martin, o.q., 12671(205:1415), 12773(207:1435)
    >>>>Government contracts, relationship, 12303(200:1930)
    >>>>Members of Parliament/individuals, not in cabinet, application, o.q., 12604(204:1430)
    >>>Globe and Mail Internet survey, Tobin supporters flooding with votes, o.q., 7502(118:1455)
    >>>Government expenditures by Cabinet Ministers, relationship, 8141(129:1625)
    >>>Hopefuls, fundraising guidelines, secrecy, 10028-9(162:1115-20)
    >>>Martin, Paul, campaign see Budgets--Martin; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Canada ratifying protocol, TransAlta Corporation donation to Paul Martin Liberal Party leadership campaign; Martin, Paul--References, Hamilton, ON visit
    >>>Rock, campaign see Rock--References
    >>>Shutdown, Prime Minister Chrétien order, o.q., 12109(198:1455)m 12036(197:1435)
    >>>See also Auditor General's reports--2001, Government/Finance Minister Martin response; Budget 2001; Government contracts; Government expenditures; Internet--Government expenditures; Strategic Infrastructure Foundation
    >>Leadership review
    >>>Chrétien leadership defence fund, shutdown, o.q., 12109(198:1455)
    >>>Funding/donations, list, availability, o.q., 12192(199:1505)
    >>Members see Coutts, Jim
    >>November 27, 2000 general election, third consecutive mandate, Quebec role, S.O. 31, 24(3:1400)
    >>Operations, policies, 312-3(7:1535)
    >>Quebec candidates, tribute, S.O. 31, 4393(68:1410)
    >>Social consciousness, 487(10:1245)
    >>See also particular subjects

Liberal Perspective on Crime and Justice Issues, A see National sex offender registry--Liberal Party

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam see Terrorism/terrorists

Liberia

    >>Lumber/wood products, sale, fund used to fund repressive regime, Canada position, o.q., 12606-7(204:1440)
    >>See also Sierra Leone

Libraries see Internet

Library of Parliament

    >>2000-01 Performance Report, tabled, 8926(143:1505)
    >>Accountability to House of Commons, 6757-8(105:1805-15)
    >>Electronic news monitoring system, request for proposal, June 1, 2001 deadline, local firm appeal to Canadian International Trade Tribunal, hearing after June 1, 2001, Board of Internal Economy intervening
    >>>Cancellation, 6757-8(105:1805-15)
    >>>o.q., 4400(68:1445)
    >>Renovations, contract awarded to Thomas Fuller Construction Co., congratulations, S.O., 8638(138:1410)
    >>Research capacity, increase, $986,000 per annum, 1994(33:1555), 3437(52:1900), 3463(52:2155)
    >>See also Aboriginal self-government; Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee; Parliamentary reform--Members of Parliament

Library of Parliament Standing Joint Committee

    >>Meeting, M. (Catterall), agreed to, 6788(106:1720)
    >>Reports, presented, first, 4135(64:1005)
    >>>Concurrence, M. (Lavigne), agreed to, 4135(64:1005)

Libya

    >>State-sponsored terrorism, role, Canada position, S.O. 31, 8477(135:1410)
    >>See also Water/freshwater--Pipelines

Licences see Abalone fishery; Aboriginal fishing rights; Boats; Crab fishery--Government actions; Fisheries; Water exports--Banning, Boundary waters

Lien, Dr. John see Marine conservation areas--Ecological integrity, Necessity

Liens see Marine transportation--Labour factors

Lieutenant Governors Superannuation Act

    >>Amending, lowering pension age from 65 to 60, 7411(117:1005), 7719(122:1230), 7724(122:1310-5)
    >>>See also Fisheries Prices Support Act repeal and technical amendments (amdt.)(Bill C-43)

Life insurance companies see Banks and financial institutions--Payments system

Life sciences

    >>Research and development, benefitting, Throne Speech proposal, 11(2:1530)

Life sentence see Sentences (convicted criminals)

Lifelong learning see Education

Light rail transit see Highways and roads--Quebec, Montreal, QC bridges

Lighthouses/lightstations

    >>Automating, damaging keeper and family, wrecks, preventing, information, providing, necessity, 3512(53:1740-5)
    >>Cape Mudge light station, foghorn replacement costs, qu., 3940(60:1220)
    >>Destaffing, 3097(47:1935)
    >>Pacific, funding cutbacks, Liberal government (Chrétien) responsibility, 355(8:1540), 9088-9(146:1320)
    >>Surgeons Cove Head, NF, destaffing and solarization, concerns, o.q., 12611(204:1500)
    >>See also Marine conservation areas

Lightstations see Lighthouses/lightstations

Lill, Wendy (NDP--Dartmouth)

    >>Aboriginal peoples/communities, 4062-3(62:1340)
    >>Access to Information Act, 7518-9(118:1700)
    >>Afghanistan, S.O. 31, 6071(95:1410)
    >>Air Canada, 12000-1(196:1225)
    >>Air transportation security, o.q., 11993(196:1140)
    >>Airlines, 12000-1(196:1225)
    >>Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36), 7518-9(118:1700-10)
    >>Arts and culture, 321(7:1630), 5633(87:1045)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4900(76:1410)
    >>Atlantic Canada Opportunities agency (ACOA), S.O. 31, 7895(125:1415)
    >>Auto industry, 10846(176:1530)
    >>Automobiles/motor vehicles, 9818(159:1330)
    >>Bakopanos, references, 320(7:1625)
    >>Bell, Beverlee, S.O. 31, 4837(75:1110)
    >>Black History Month, S.O. 31, 689(13:1410-5)
    >>Boxing, o.q., 9138-9(147:1105)
    >>Broadcasting Act (amdt.)(Bill S-7), 7638-9(120:1815-20)
    >>Bus industry, 4893(76:1325)
    >>Canada Assistance Plan (CAP), 2606(41:1330), 12644(205:1010)
    >>Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement, 5754-6(89:1240-50)
    >>Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Bill C-32), 5754-6(89:1240-50)
    >>Canada Health and Social Transfer (CHST), 2606(41:1330)
    >>Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act (Bill C-10), 7146-8(112:1254-300)
    >>Canada Pension Plan (CPP), 12644(205:1010), 12645(205:1020)
    >>Canada Post Corporation, 3419(52:1710), 5755(89:1245-50)
    >>Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute, M. on supply (Paquette), 11279(184:1155)
    >>Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), 321(7:1630), 5839-40(90:1110)
    >>>S.O. 31, 7442-3(117:1410)
    >>Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-19), 4060-3(62:1325-40)
    >>Canadian Forces Day, S.O. 31, 11986(196:1110)
    >>Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), S.O. 31, 12601(204:1410)
    >>Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, S.O. 31, 4394(68:1410)
    >>Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), 7638-9(120:1815-20)
    >>Cancer, 12286(200:1720)
    >>CanWest Global Communications, o.q., 12881(209:1445)
    >>Census, petitions, 10244(165:1515)
    >>Child care, 322(7:1640)
    >>Child/family poverty, 2608(41:1340)
    >>Clarkson, Right Hon. Adrienne (Governor General), 320(7:1625)
    >>Competition, 12001(196:1230)
    >>Competition Act, 12000(196:1225)
    >>Competition Act and Competition Tribunal Act (amdt.)(Bill C-23), 12000-1(196:1225-30)
    >>Contests, 12001(196:1225-30)
    >>Coombs, Ernie, S.O. 31, 5287(81:1410)
    >>Copyright, M. (Abbott), 10485-6(169:1810-5)
    >>Copyright Act (amdt.)(Bill C-48), 9161-2(147:1320-5), 12849-50(208:1525)
    >>Corporations, 321(7:1630)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.--cruelty to animals and firearms) and Firearms Act (amdt.)(Bill C-15B), 10098(163:1540)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.--offences by corporations, directors and officers)(Bill C-284), 7186-7(112:1730-40)
    >>Dartmouth constituency, 320(7:1625)
    >>Disability insurance, M. (Abbott), 4085-6(62:1545-55)
    >>Disabled and handicapped persons, 321(7:1630), 322(7:1640), 12643-4(205:1005-15), 12645(205:1020)
    >>>M., 6627-9(103:1210-20), 6633-4(103:1255-300)
    >>>o.q., 7448(117:1440), 7613(120:1455), 9145(147:1140), 12676(205:1440)
    >>>S.O. 31, 7760(123:1405), 11875-6(194:1415)
    >>Divorce Act (amdt.--limit on rights of child access by sex offenders)(Bill C-500), 11392(184:1805)
    >>Drugs and pharmaceuticals, o.q., 1772(30:1140)
    >>Education, 367(8:1700), 12286(200:1720), 12644(205:1010)
    >>Education, post-secondary, 3554(54:1330)
    >>>o.q., 3258(50:1145)
    >>>S.O. 31, 339(8:1410)
    >>Elections, 320(7:1625)
    >>Emancipation Day, M. (Obhrai), 1436-8(24:1755-805)
    >>Employment Equity Act, M. (Boudria), 7783(123:1650)
    >>Employment Insurance Act and the Employment Insurance (Fishing) Regulations (amdt.)(Bill C-2), 590-1(12:1320-5)
    >>Environment, 4061(62:1330)
    >>Environmental assessment, 4060-1(62:1325-30)
    >>Equalization payments, 2606-7(41:1330-40), 3553-4(54:1325-30), 12286(200:1720)
    >>>o.q., 1326(23:1445)
    >>>S.O. 31, 339(8:1410)
    >>Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (amdt.)(Bill C-18), 2606-8(41:1330-40), 3553-4(54:1325-30)
    >>Free trade, 2393(37:2420), 3418(52:1710)
    >>Free Trade Area of the Americas, 2373(37:2210), 2382-3(37:2310), 2393(37:2420), 3418(52:1705), 5755(89:1245)
    >>>Petitions, 3152(48:1510)
    >>G-20 Summit (Ottawa, ON, November 2001), 7519(118:1705)
    >>General Motors of Canada Limited, M. on supply (Guay), 10846(176:1530)
    >>Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming), M. on supply (Mills, B.), 9818(159:1335)
    >>Health Department, o.q., 8483(135:1445)
    >>Heating Expenses One Time Relief, 320(7:1625-30), 322(7:1635)
    >>Highway safety/accidents, 4040(62:1100-5)
    >>Highways and roads, 6612(103:1035)
    >>Hockey Night in Canada, o.q., 12607(204:1440)
    >>Home heating costs, 320(7:1630)
    >>Homecare program, 322(7:1640)
    >>Housing, 12644(205:1010)
    >>Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons With Disabilities Standing Committee, M., 12643-4(205:1005-15), 12645(205:1020)
    >>Income tax, M. on supply (Penson), 12286(200:1720)
    >>Infrastructure Canada Program, o.q., 6623(103:1140)
    >>International Boundary Waters Treaty Act (amdt.)(Bill C-6), 5633(87:1045)
    >>International capital markets/financial transactions, 12001(196:1230)
    >>International Day of Disabled Persons, S.O. 31, 7760(123:1405)
    >>International Women's Day, S.O. 31, 1451(25:1105)
    >>Internet, 321(7:1630), 9161-2(147:1320-5), 12849-50(208:1525)
    >>Job losses/layoffs, 6622(103:1140)
    >>Latimer, Robert, petitions, 3152(48:1510)
    >>Marine conservation areas, 7146-8(112:1245-300)
    >>McDonough, references, S.O. 31, 5906(91:1415)
    >>Media, 321(7:1630)
    >>>o.q., 9149(147:1155), 10721(174:1440), 12264(200:1440), 12607(204:1440)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3049(47:1410), 3871(59:1405), 8167(130:1410)
    >>Members of Parliament, M. (MacKay), 1750-1(29:1800-5)
    >>Mercury pollution, 4062-3(62:1340)
    >>Motor Vehicle Transport Act, 1987 (amdt.)(Bill S-3), 4039-40(62:1100-5), 4893-4(76:1325-30)
    >>National Defence Department, estimates, Committee of the Whole consideration under S.O. 81(4)(a), 11341-4(184:1930-50)
    >>National Gallery of Canada, S.O. 31, 4394(68:1410)
    >>National security, 11920-1(195:1045-50)
    >>North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 3418-9(52:1705-10), 5754-6(89:1240-50)
    >>Occupational health and safety, 7186-7(112:1730-40)
    >>Oil and gas industry, 320-1(7:1630)
    >>Para Transpo, S.O. 31, 3478(53:1410)
    >>Parliament of Canada Act (amdt.--Parliamentary Poet Laureate)(Bill S-10), 3083-4(47:1810-20)
    >>Parliamentary Poet Laureate, 3083-4(47:1810-20)
    >>Personal retirement account, M. (Duncan), 10620-1(172:1345-50)
    >>Pest Control Products Act (Bill C-53), 10118-9(163:1830)
    >>Pesticides, 10118-9(163:1830)
    >>Pharmacare program, 322(7:1640)
    >>>o.q., 1772(30:1140)
    >>Ports/harbours, 316(7:1600), 4060-1(62:1325)
    >>>o.q., 6886(108:1140)
    >>Poverty, S.O. 31, 1765(30:1110)
    >>Prime Minister's Office (PMO), 321(7:1630)
    >>Public safety, 11920(195:1045-50)
    >>Public Safety Act, 2002 (Bill C-55), 11920-1(195:1045-50)
    >>Radio Canada International, 5839-40(90:1110)
    >>Recording media, 10485-6(169:1810-5)
    >>References see Dartmouth constituency
    >>Remembrance Day (November 11), M. (Stoffer), 10064(163:1140)
    >>Riopelle, Jean-Paul, 9622(156:1015)
    >>Sugar industry, 5754(89:1240)
    >>Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC), 3418(52:1705), 5755(89:1240-5)
    >>>M. (Boudria), 2373(37:2210), 2382-3(37:2310), 2385(37:2325), 2393(37:2420)
    >>Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens, 4060(62:1325)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6617(103:1110)
    >>Taxation, 10620-1(172:1345)
    >>Terrorism/terrorists, 7518-9(118:1700-10)
    >>Throne Speech, 320-1(7:1625-35)
    >>>Address in Reply, M. (Macklin), 316(7:1600), 320-2(7:1625-40), 367(8:1700)
    >>Tobacco Tax Amendments Act, 2001 (Bill C-26), 3266-7(50:1230-40)
    >>Trade, 5755(89:1245)
    >>Trade agreements, 321(7:1630-5), 5754(89:1240)
    >>>M. on supply (McDonough), 3418-9(52:1705-10)
    >>Transfer payments to provinces, 2606(41:1330)
    >>Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada, 6611-2(103:1030-5)
    >>Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act (Bill C-34), 6611-2(103:1030-5)
    >>Trucking industry, 4039-40(62:1100), 4893-4(76:1325-30), 6611-2(103:1030)
    >>Trudeau, Right Hon. Pierre, 321(7:1630)
    >>>S.O. 31, 9653(156:1410)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, 11920(195:1045)
    >>>M. on supply (McDonough), 5839-40(90:1110)
    >>>o.q., 5772(89:1445)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5428(83:1110)
    >>Vimy Ridge Day Act (Bill C-409), 12868(208:1740-50)
    >>Virtual Parliament, M. (Tremblay, Stéphan), 9165-6(147:1350)
    >>Water exports, 5633(87:1045)
    >>Westray Mine disaster, S.O. 31, 11444-5(186:1405)

Limited partnerships see Venture capital investments--Income tax changes

Limousines see Farm income crisis--Funding, Availability

Lincoln, Clifford (Lib.--Lac-Saint-Louis)

Lindane see Pesticides

Liner shipping see Marine transportation--Shipping conferences

Linguistic duality see Francophones outside Quebec; Official languages policy (Bilingualism)--National Research Institute on Linguistic Minorities

Linguistic exchanges see Exchange programs

Linguistic minorities see Official languages policy (Bilingualism)

Link, Pte Norman see Canadian Armed Forces--Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Afghanistan mission

Liquified natural gas see Automobiles/motor vehicles

Lisa's Law see Divorce--Child access; Divorce Act (amdt.--limits on rights of child access by sex offenders)(Bill C-400)

Listowel District Secondary School

    >>E-Lab electronics facility, advanced technology courses, enabling, S.O. 31, 115900(189:1405)

Literacy

    >>Adult literacy, increasing, national initiative
    >>>National Literacy Secretariat, role, S.O. 31, 8635(138:1400)
    >>>Throne Speech commitment, 11(2:1530), 274(7:1135), 287(7:1300), 290(7:1320), 291(7:1335)
    >>Electronic lecture series, literacy scholars participation, University of Prince Edward Island, involvement, S.O. 31, 8988(144:1355)
    >>Federal-provincial initiatives, "Au jardin de la famille Fabreville", example, S.O. 31, 5972(92:1400)
    >>Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie
    >>>25th anniversary, S.O. 31, 11591(189:1410)
    >>>Haiti, Alfatibonit project, UNESCO award, S.O. 31, 6318(97:1400)
    >>Full potential, development, free from financial burden or other barriers, Canadian Bill of Rights ensuring, 4536(70:1210)
    >>>See also Canadian Bill of Rights (amdt.--right of literacy)(Bill C-365)
    >>Government commitment
    >>>Fairbairn, Sen. special advisor for literacy to Human Resources Development Minister, reappointment, S.O. 31, 3251(50:1110)
    >>>Funding, expenditures, r.o., 5092(78:1515)
    >>National standards, goals, provinces, territories, consulting, 4849(75:1210)
    >>See also Family Literacy Day; Literacy Action Day; National Literacy Standards Act (Bill C-376)

Literacy Action Day

    >>Literacy programs, promoting, S.O. 31, 6584-6(102:1400-5)

Literary awards see Governor General's Literary Awards; Great Literary Awards; Wright, Richard B.

Lithuania

    >>Independence, 84th anniversary, tribute, S.O. 31, 8988-9(144:1400)

Little Harbour Causeway Issue see Fisheries and Oceans Standing Committee--Reports, Seventh

Little Mountain and Riley Park Community Centre see Vancouver Kingsway constituency

Littlewolf, Cody see Fair, Dana

Livestock industry

    >>Drought, effects, 5681(87:1650), 5684(87:1710-5), 5686(87:1725), 5700(87:1915)
    >>>Selling, one year tax deferral, extending, 5676(87:1610), 5682(87:1650), 5685(87:1715), 5700(87:1920)
    >>Farms, concentrated, environmental risk, 4830-1(75:1030)
    >>Feed
    >>>Antibiotics, use, regulating, reducing, S.O. 31, 7555(119:1400)
    >>>See also Picture Butte, AB
    >>Thriving, 646(12:1925), 1896(32:1305)
    >>See also Drinking water--Safety, Beef and livestock industry role

Lizzies Old Timers Association see Volunteer organizations

Lloyd, Woodrow see Medicare--Saskatchewan

Lloydminster, SK see Fair, Dana

Loan guarantees see Air Canada--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Government assistance; Airlines--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Government assistance; Bombardier Inc.--Government grants; Canada 3000 Inc.--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; General Motors of Canada Limited--Saint-Thérèse, QC plant; Government loan guarantee; Mining industry--Export Development Corporation (EDC) loan guarantees for foreign projects

Loans see Aircraft industry--Canada-Brazil dispute; Airlines--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Government assistance; Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA); Bank of Montreal--Small business loans initiative; Banks and financial institutions--Small business; Blue Water Bridge; Bombardier Inc. passim; Canada Pension Plan (CPP)--Provinces; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Haley Industries Limited; Shipbuilding industry; Student loans; Technology Partnerships Canada

Lobbyists

    >>Approaching public servants, rules and guidelines, 456(9:1800)
    >>Bypassing elected Members of Parliament, dealing with unelected official in Prime Minister's Office, 386(9:1030)
    >>Registration guidelines, openness and transparency, o.q., 10029(162:1120)
    >>See also Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement, United States, Senate; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Canada ratifying protocol, Oil and gas industry; Quebec; United States

Lobbyists Registration Act

    >>Amendments, 10530(170:1915)
    >>Internet, relationship see Industry, Science and Technology Standing Committee--Reports, Fourth
    >>Report to Parliament, Ethics Counsellor role, 389(9:1050), 395(9:1135), 439-42(9:1605-20), 447(9:1700), 452(9:1730)

Loblaw Companies Limited

    >>Loblaws see Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)--Labelling
    >>See also President's Choice Financial

Lobster fishery

    >>Aboriginal fishing rights, Justice Department, position, o.q., 4585-6(71:1430), 4661(72:1435), 4708-9(73:1450-5)
    >>Burnt Church First Nation
    >>>Ignoring government regulations, 4013(61:1715)
    >>>Problems, predictable, government unprepared, 5635(87:1055)
    >>>Results, o.q., 6625-6(103:1155)
    >>>Violence, preventing, measures, necessary, S.O. 31, 5341(82:1410)
    >>Carapace length, minimizing, effects, S.O. 31, 7208-9(113:1110)

Lockouts see Labour disputes/strikes/lockouts

Locks see St. Lawrence Seaway

Locomotives see Railway locomotives

Loewen, Adam see Baseball

Logan, Stan see National Responsible Fisheries Awards and Roméo Leblanc Medal--Recipients

Loggers see Lumber industry

Lojko, Ted see Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)--Communications contracts

Lombardi, Johnny

Lomborg, Bjorn see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Costs

London, ON see Catholic Central High School; Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Mexico; General Motors Defence; Health care system--Heart surgery

London Evening Times theatre award see Lepage, Robert

London--Fanshawe constituency see Trade

London Professional Fire Fighters Association see Fallen Heroes Fund

Long distance see Telephone service

Long guns see Criminal Code and Firearms Act (amdt..-exemption of long guns from registration)(Bill C-269); Gun control/guns--Registration system, Long guns

Long Term Capital Management (LTCM) see Securities industry--Derivatives

Longfield, Judi (Lib.--Whitby--Ajax; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Labour until August 31, 2001)

    >>Aboriginal peoples/communities, petitions, 9150(147:1205)
    >>Afghanistan, o.q., 5772(89:1440)
    >>Cabinet Ministers, o.q., 12720(206:1150)
    >>Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement, o.q., 3151(48:1500)
    >>Canada Labour Code, o.q., 1775(30:1155)
    >>Child sexual abuse/assault/exploitation, o.q., 10649(173:1440)
    >>Drugs and pharmaceuticals, 12568(203:1930)
    >>Emergency Preparedness Week, S.O. 31, 11373-4(185:1405)
    >>Employees, M. (Nystrom), 12744-5(207:1115-25)
    >>Firefighters/emergency response personnel, S.O. 31, 3049(47:1405)
    >>Government contracts, o.q., 4989-90(77:1445-50)
    >>Guide-Scout Week, S.O. 31, 9138(147:1100)
    >>Health care system, House take note, M. (Boudria), 12568(203:1930)
    >>Housing, M. (Goldring), 4865-6(75:1345-50)
    >>Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons With Disabilities Standing Committee, reports, 797(124:1005), 12612(204:1510), 12722(206:1200)
    >>Immigrants, o.q., 12774-5(207:1440)
    >>Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour, o.q., 6261(96:1500)
    >>International Workers Day (May Day), S.O. 31, 3389(52:1410)
    >>Job creation, S.O. 31, 3389(52:1410)
    >>Johnston, Robert Douglas, S.O. 31, 768(14:1405)
    >>Labour, S.O. 31, 3389(52:1410)
    >>Labour force, o.q., 10935(178:1440)
    >>National Day of Mourning, S.O. 31, 3248-9(50:1105)
    >>National Defence Department, estimates, Committee of the Whole consideration under S.O. 81(4)(a), 11350(184:2035), 11351(184:2045), 11352(184:2055)
    >>National Gallery of Canada, o.q., 5089(78:1500)
    >>National Palliative Care Week, S.O. 31, 11297(184:1415)
    >>North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, S.O. 31, 3658(56:1410), 11222(183:1405)
    >>Ontario Technical Skill Design Competition, S.O. 31, 4521-2(70:1100)
    >>Para Transo, o.q., 3664(56:1440)
    >>Paralympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States), S.O. 31, 9651(156:1400)
    >>Procedure, divisions, recorded, 10745(174:1810)
    >>Public Service Awards, S.O. 31, 6415(99:1405)
    >>Refugees, S.O. 31, 11002(179:1405)
    >>Small and medium business, 10842(176:1500)
    >>Spencer, Jeff, S.O. 31, 819(15:1110)
    >>World War II, S.O. 31, 3605(55:1100)