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Natural disasters

    >>Emergency disaster assistance team, failure to deploy, o.q., 159-60(5:1135-40)
    >>Vancouver search and rescue team, experience, S.O. 31, 2189(6:1415)
    >>See also Earthquakes; Floods; Forest fires; Ice Storm 1998; Tropical Storm Gabrielle

Natural gas

    >>Alaskan, United States developing, environmental impact, Mackenzie Delta/Valley pipeline, etc., 367(8:1700), 838(15:1305), 3172-3(48:1720)
    >>>United States position re softwood lumber and grain exports, relationship, o.q., 10647(173:1425)
    >>Arctic, development costs, pipeline required, etc., 3160(48:1600)
    >>Cleanest fossil fuel, 3107(47:2035)
    >>Essential commodity, proclaiming, giving back to people, petitions, 2919(45:1205)
    >>Exploration and development, Kyoto protocol on greenhouse gas emissions, concerns, impact on industry, supplies, price, o.q., 10599(172:1130)
    >>Exports see Natural gas--Price--Sable Island offshore deposits
    >>Germany use of Russian Federation natural gas, 3107-8(47:2040-5)
    >>New Brunswick, north-eastern, availability, lack, 3110(47:2055)
    >>Pipelines see Natural gas--Alaskan--Arctic--Mackenzie Delta pipeline
    >>>Artificial shortage factor, 3173(48:1725)
    >>>Exports factor, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) impact, 835(15:1254)
    >>>>Demand factor, 3158(48:1550), 3160(48:1600)
    >>>>Government inaction, 2947(46:1225)
    >>>>Pensioners, impact, income supplement proposal, petitions, 4713(73:1520)
    >>>Preferential pricing to Canadians, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), forbidding, 2408(37:2555)
    >>Sable Island offshore deposits
    >>>New Brunswick and Quebec access, exports, relationship, o.q., 7681(121:1450), 7713(122:1155)
    >>>See also Sable Offshore Energy Project;
    >>See also Farm income crisis--Production, Fuel; Oil and gas industry; Sumas II natural gas fired electric power plant (SE2)

Natural health products

    >>Herbs and vitamins, third category status, Codex Alimentarius, proposals, rejection, petition, 483(10:1220), 4103(63:1510)

Natural law see Terrorism/terrorists--Activities, Loss of charitable organization status

Natural resource communities/regions see Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions

Natural resource industries

    >>British Columbia, decline, economic effects, 7135(112:1120)
    >>Budget 2000 measures, 3090(47:1845)
    >>Committee take note, M. (Boudria), 3089-137(47:1840-2355)
    >>>House in Committee of the Whole, rules of debate, 3089(47:1840)
    >>Cyclical nature, 3090(47:1850)
    >>Economic role, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) percentage, employment, exports, etc., 809(15:1000), 854(16:1215), 3089(47:1840), 3093(47:1905), 3111-3(47:2105-15), 3113-4(47:2120-5), 3134(47:2340), 3135-6(47:2350-5), 3153(48:1515), 3157(48:1540)
    >>Environmental issues, government approach not balanced, 3136(47:2350)
    >>Extraction, harvesting, economic necessity, 3900(59:1705)
    >>Government vision, planning, lack, 3136(47:2350)
    >>Importance, 1733(29:1600)
    >>Legislation, Eldorado Nuclear Limited Reorganization and Divestiture Act and Petro-Canada Public Participation Act (amdt.)(Bill C-3)
    >>>Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Standing Committee study, 838(15:1305)
    >>>Bloc Québécois position, 830(15:1210), 833(15:1230)
    >>>Canadian Alliance position, 839-40(15:1315), 3156(48:1535), 3200(49:1310)
    >>>Corporations supporting, 810(15:1010), 3154(48:1520)
    >>>Historical background, privatization of companies, 809-10(15:1005)
    >>>Insignificant, 813(15:1035)
    >>>New Democratic Party position, 3156-7(48:1535), 3161(48:1605), 3199(49:1305)
    >>>Overview/purpose, international competitiveness factor, attracting investment, etc., 809-10(15:1000-15), 3153(48:1315), 3155(48:1525), 3161(48:1610)
    >>>Progressive Conservative Party position, 3161-2(48:1610)
    >>>Reintroduced from previous session, Eldorado Nuclear Limited Reorganization and Divestiture Act and Petro-Canada Public Participation Act (amdt.)(Bill C-39)(36th Parl., 2nd Sess.), 809(15:1000), 3157(48:1535), 3200(49:1305)
    >>>Saskatchewan government support, 3155(48:1525)
    >>>See also Cameco Corporation passim; Eldorado Nuclear Limited Reorganization and Divestiture Act and Petro-Canada Public Participation Act (amdt.)(Bill C-3); Gasoline prices--Petro-Canada legislation; Liberal Party--Donations; Nuclear weapons--Non-proliferation; Petro-Canada passim
    >>Market factors, 3129(47:2300-5)
    >>Mismanagement, provincial responsibility, 2331(37:1725)
    >>Newfoundland, richness, 3548-9(54:1245-50)
    >>Ownership, royalties, provinces receiving, equity, 168-9(5:1230-5)
    >>>Growth, 854(16:1215)
    >>>United States, comparison, 3105(47:2025)
    >>Railways, role, 3093(47:1910)
    >>Roads to resources program of 1957-1958, 3126-7(47:2245-50)
    >>Sustainable development, relationship, 3093(47:1905), 3136(47:2355)
    >>Technology, innovation, research and development, role, high technology industries, 809(15:1000), 853-4(16:1215), 3093(47:1905), 3094-5(47:1910-5), 3101-2(47:2005), 3111(47:2105)
    >>>Canada Foundation for Innovation role, 3104(47:2020)
    >>>Universities, smaller, role, 3104(47:2020)
    >>See also Alberta--Provincial budget; Electricity; Forest industry; Free Trade Area of the Americas; Mining industry; Northern Canada--Development, Economic development strategy; Oil and gas industry; Wealth creation--Knowledge/information economy

Natural resources

    >>Canadians owning, common wealth, 833(15:1230)
    >>Protecting, government commitment, 281(7:1225)
    >>See also Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)--Aid projects, Renewable resources; Terrorist groups/organizations; Seasonal workers--Special status

Natural Resources and Government Operations Standing Committee (36th Parl., 1st Sess.) see Forest industry

Natural Resources Department

    >>>2001-2002, main and supplementary (A), breakdown of votes by industrial sector, r.o., 8491(135:1530)
    >>>See also Estimates--2001-2002, Main--2001-2002, Supplementary (A)
    >>See also Agriculture and Agrifood Department--Sustainable development department; Antarctica--Blackwall Ice Stream; Corporations--Environmental; Energy Innovators Initiative; Nuclear waste--Nuclear Fuel Waste Act Sustainable development

Natural Resources Standing Committee (35th Parl., 2nd Sess.) see Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

    >>Awards, S.O. 31, 6926(109:1405)
    >>Environmental studies research networks, $21.7 million funding, S.O. 31, 3656(56:1405)
    >>Establishment in 1978, 271(7:1115)
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Industry Department
    >>Government funding, 9487(153:1720)
    >>Project funding restrictions, 867(16:1350)
    >>See also Research and development--Northern Canada; University research--Research chairs, University of Waterloo

Nature Conservancy of Canada see Prospect High Head

Nault, Hon. Robert (Lib.--Kenora--Rainy River; Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development)

    >>Aboriginal land claims, 6399-401(99:1205-20), 12831-3(208:1345-55)
    >>>o.q., 10089(163:1445)
    >>Aboriginal peoples/communities, 12751-2(207:1200-10)
    >>>o.q., 4177(64:1455), 7768(123:1455), 8176(130:1500), 9831(159:1455), 11764(192:1500), 12191(199:1505), 12616-8(206:1135-40), 12779(207:1500)
    >>Aboriginal self-government, 4513-4(70:1005-10)
    >>>o.q., 6843(107:1455)
    >>>Statement by minister, 3487-9(53:1500-10)
    >>Burns Lake Indian Bank, o.q., 428(9:1455)
    >>Cabinet Ministers, o.q., 8828(141:1450)
    >>Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act (Bill C-37), 6263(96:1510), 6398-401(99:1205-20)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.--cruelty to animals and firearms) and Firearms Act (amdt.)(Bill C-15B), 7970(126:1530)
    >>Cruelty to animals, 7970(126:1530)
    >>Drinking water, o.q., 4078(62:1500)
    >>Drinking water contamination, o.q., 1881(194:1445)
    >>First Nations Governance Act (Bill C-61), 12751-4(207:1200-20)
    >>Gwich'in Land Claims Agreement, annual report, tabled, 3618(55:1205), 12886(209:1515)
    >>Indian Affairs and Northern Development Department, o.q., 9301(150:1500)
    >>Indian bands/reserves, o.q., 826(15:1145), 8248(131:1450), 8870-1(142:1150), 12777(207:1450)
    >>Indian Claims Commission, annual report (2000-2001), tabled, 9917(161:1005)
    >>Inuvialuit Final Agreement, annual report, tabled, 3618(55:1205), 12886(209:1515)
    >>Iqualuit, NU, 5609(86:1620)
    >>Kanesatake Interim Land Base Governance Act (Bill S-24), 4207(65:1010), 4513-4(70:1005-10)
    >>Mining industry, 5609(86:1620)
    >>Morricetown Band Council, o.q., 698(13:1455)
    >>Nunavut, 5609-11(86:1620-35)
    >>Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act (Bill C-33), 5325(82:1000), 5609-11(86:1620-35), 6871(108:1005), 10344(167:1015)
    >>Political system, federal, M. on supply (Reynolds), 11638(190:1055)
    >>>Bills, Government, 12751(207:1200)
    >>>Speeches, 6909(109:1205)
    >>References see Cabinet Ministers--And exempt staff
    >>Reproductive and genetic technologies, o.q., 4099(63:1450)
    >>Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (Erasmus-Dussault), o.q., 535(11:1455)
    >>Sagkeeng Indian Band, o.q., 426(9:1440), 777(14:1450)
    >>Sahtu Dene and Metis Land Claims Agreement, annual report, tabled, 3618(55:1200), 12886(209:1515)
    >>Sayisi Dene Nation, o.q., 306(7:1450)
    >>Specific Claims Resolution Act (Bill C-60), 12643(205:1005), 12831-3(208:1345-55)
    >>Stoney Point First Nation, o.q., 7963(126:1445)
    >>Yukon Act (Bill C-39), 6770(106:1505), 6909(109:1205)
    >>Yukon Land Claims Agreement, annual report, tabled, 3618(55:1205), 10243(165:1510)
    >>Yukon Northern Affairs Program Devolution Transfer Agreement, tabled, 6695(105:1005)


    >>Hiring policy, refusing unilingual francophones, treating differently from anglophones, Official Languages Act, application to, o.q., 4356(67:1455), 4477(69:1435)
    >>See also Air traffic controllers; Airlines--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Government assistance; Airports--Terrace, BC

Naval, Rat see Terrorism/terrorists

Navigational aids see Marine transportation--Seasonal buoys

Navy see Canadian Armed Forces

Navy League of Canada

    >>Top Sea Cadet of the Year, Tennik Bowen, Admiral Murray Sea Cadet Corps, Pictou County, NS, S.O. 31, 12996-7(211:1110)

Nazi war criminals see Oberlander, Helmut

NCJI see National criminal justice index (NCJI)

NEAR satellite see Space exploration

NEB see National Energy Board (NEB)

Needles, William

    >>Actor, Order of Canada recipient, congratulating, S.O. 31, 1716(29:1410-5)

Negative income tax see Farm income crisis

Negligence see Gross negligence

Nelson Island, BC see Ports/harbours--Billings Bay Float

Nelson Mandela Children's Fund

    >>Donations, government matching, o.q., 7266(114:1455)

Nemesvary, Mike see Spinal cord research

Nepean, ON see Cintec International Limited

Nepean--Carleton constituency see Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow)

"Nervous nellies" see Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement--Expiry

Net Income Stabilization Account (NISA) see Farm income crisis

Netherlands, The see Holland

Netting agreements see Securities industry--Securities and derivatives clearing houses

Networks of Centres of Excellence

    >>Government support, continuing, Budget 2001, 8453(134:1600)
    >>New networks, four, $73 million funding, S.O. 31, 1826(31:1410)

Neufeld, Richard see Marine conservation areas--Consultations

Neurofibromatosis Month

    >>Research, public awareness, etc., S.O. 31, 4090(63:1405)

Neutron research see Canadian Neutron Facility

Nevada see Nuclear waste--United States

Neville, Anita (Lib.--Winnipeg South Centre)

    >>Afghanistan, o.q., 9029(145:1455)
    >>Anti-Semitism, S.O. 31, 11755-6(192:1405-10)
    >>Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36), 6273-4(96:1625-30)
    >>Aquatic Hall of Fame and Museum of Canada, S.O. 31, 1237(22:1400)
    >>Black History Month, S.O. 31, 9360(151:1410)
    >>Blood Samples Act (Bill C-217), 6220(95:1800)
    >>Canadian Armed Forces, 6093(94:1630-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 12098(198:1400)
    >>Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR), o.q., 12844(208:1450)
    >>Canadian Science Centre for Animal and Human Health, S.O. 31, 815(15:1055)
    >>Child Abuse Prevention Month, S.O. 31, 6021(93:1110)
    >>Child sexual abuse/assault/exploitation, S.O. 31, 10081(163:1400)
    >>Children's Miracle Network, S.O. 31, 2770(43:1405)
    >>Curling, S.O. 31, 8434(134:1405)
    >>Developing countries, o.q., 11496(187:1140)
    >>Discrimination and racism, S.O. 31, 11554(188:1410)
    >>Elizabeth Fry Week, S.O. 31, 3735(57:1400)
    >>Energy, o.q., 2559(40:1130)
    >>Government finances, o.q., 1164(21:1440)
    >>Hate crimes, o.q., 607(12:1455-500)
    >>Hate propaganda, 6273(96:1625)
    >>Heating oil, 125(4:1630)
    >>Iftody, David, S.O. 31, 339(8:1410)
    >>Immigration, o.q., 8289(132:1140), 9465(153:1450)
    >>Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11), 4601-3(71:1615-20)
    >>Infrastructure Canada Program, o.q., 4988(77:1440)
    >>Jewish Child and Family Services, S.O. 31, 4898(76:1400)
    >>Korean War, S.O. 31, 3047(47:1400)
    >>Literacy Action Day, S.O. 31, 6585(102:1405)
    >>MATCH International Centre, S.O. 31, 8281(132:1055)
    >>Middle East conflict, M. to adjourn under S.O. 52 (Lalonde), 10202-3(164:2255-300)
    >>National Microbiology Laboratory, S.O. 31, 815(15:1055)
    >>National missile defence system, petitions, 2623(41:1505), 4949(77:1030), 6936(109:1510)
    >>Nigeria, o.q., 9199(148:1450)
    >>Olympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States), S.O. 31, 8915(143:1405), 9189(148:1400)
    >>Penitentiary inmates, S.O. 31, 3735(57:1400)
    >>Pensions, S.O. 31, 12833-4(208;1355)
    >>Procedure, divisions, recorded, 6220(95:1800)
    >>Prostitution, o.q., 11883(194:1455)
    >>Refugees, 4602-3(71:1615-20)
    >>Terrorism/terrorists, 6273-4(96:1625-30)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5427(83:1105)
    >>Throne Speech, Address in Reply, M. (Macklin), 123-5(4:1620-30)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, M. on supply (Clark), 6092-4(94:1630-40)
    >>University of Manitoba, S.O. 31, 8819(141:1400)
    >>Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition, S.O. 31, 5077-8(78:1405)
    >>Veterans, o.q., 11301(184:1440)
    >>Violence/violent offences
    >>>o.q., 9660(156:1455)
    >>>S.O. 31, 9536(154:1400)
    >>Western Economic Diversification Canada, o.q., 12884(209:1500)
    >>Winnipeg International Children's Festival, S.O. 31, 12526(203:1410)
    >>Winnipeg South Centre constituency, 123-4(4:1620-5)
    >>World War II, S.O. 31, 11489(187:1100)

New Brunswick

    >>Lord, Bernard, Premier, interest in federal politics, 12578(203:2035)
    >>See also particular subjects

New Brunswick Power Corporation see Nuclear waste--Waste management organization, Members, Hydro-Québec

New Denmark, NB

    >>Founders Day, S.O. 31, 12525(203:1405)

New Democratic Party

New Democratic Party 12-Point Plan to Save Canada see Canadian sovereignty--Preserving

New economy see Economy/economic conditions

New Glasgow, NS see Environment--Cadets Caring for Canada initiatives; Hockey

New Homes Month see Housing

New Year see Chinese New Year; Rosh Hashanah

New York City, NY see Atlantic Canada--Economic development; Dollar exchange rate--decline, Chrétien; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

New York Festivals

    >>Rhombus Media, Crossing Bridges, National Arts Centre Orchestra trip to Israel, documentary, gold award, S.O. 31, 8588(137:1100)

New York Fire Fighters 911 Disaster Relief Fund see Fallen Heroes Fund

New Zealand see Agricultural subsidies; Elections--Proportional representation; Elk; Foot and mouth disease--Australia; Grain transportation; House of Commons proceedings--Voting procedures, Proxy voting; International conferences--Security, Security perimeters

Newfoundland and Labrador

    >>Grimes, Roger, Premier see Public Service--Employment opportunities/postings
    >>Official provincial name, Constitution, amending, M. (Tobin), 6695-707(105:1010-135), agreed to, on division, 6707(105:1135)
    >>Population, decline, 12984(210:1740)
    >>>See also Transfer payments to provinces--Newfoundland and Labrador
    >>Provincial by-election, The Straits--White Bay North, Industry Minister Tobin's former provincial constituency, Progressive Conservative Trevor Taylor victory, 36(3:1505)
    >>Provincial deficit, increase under Premier Brian Tobin, 8809(141:1240)
    >>Tobin, Brian, former Premier see Newfoundland and Labrador--Provincial debt; Shipbuilding industry--Atlantic provinces premiers conference
    >>See also particular subjects

Newspapers see Access to Information Act--Shut down; CanWest Global Communications--Asper; Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe, Le; Foot and mouth disease--Preventing; Halifax Gazette; Publishing industry--Goods and Services Tax (GST); Southam Inc.--Southam newspapers; Tobacco advertising

NEXUS see Border, Canada-United States

NGOs see Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

NHL see National Hockey League (NHL)

Niagara Centre constituency see Tirabassi--References

Niagara College

    >>School of Nursing see Mack Alumni Association

Niagara Falls, ON see Energy Innovators Initiative

Niagara Falls constituency see Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation--Excellence awards

Niagara region, ON see Border, Canada-United States--Security; Shipbuilding industry

Niagara River

    >>Erie--Lincoln constituency restoration projects, S.O. 31, 9254(149:1410)

Nicaragua see Free trade--Central American countries; Sugar industry--Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement

Nicholson, Constable David

    >>Medal of bravery, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 7957(126:1410)

Nickel mining industry see Voisey's Bay, NF nickel mining project (Inco Ltd.)

Nielsen, Hon. Erik

    >>Former Member of Parliament, tribute, 2070(33:2430)


    >>Human rights violations
    >>>Husseini, Safiya, pregnant mother of five children, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, man responsible for pregnancy freed, condemning
    >>>>o.q., 9026(145:1440), 9199(148:1450)
    >>>>Petitions, 8927(143:1505)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 8591(137:1110), 9020(145:1405)
    >>>Magazu, Bariya Ibrahim, teenage mother, 100 lashes administered, violation of United Nations conventions on torture and rights of the child, condemning
    >>>>M. (Robinson), leave to move denied, 37(3:1510)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 338(8:1405)

"Night of a Thousand Dinners" see Land mines (anti-personnel mines)--Clearing/removal

Nikolegsin, John see Saskatchewan School Trustees Association

NISA see Net Income Stabilization Account (NISA)

Nisga'a Final Agreement

    >>Annual report, 2001, tabled, 8600(137:1200)

Nisga'a Final Agreement Act (Bill C-9)(36th Parl., 2nd Sess.) see Aboriginal self-government--Consultation process; Legislative process--Report stage

Nitrogen see Farm income crisis--Production, Fertilizer

Nobel Peace Prize see United Nations--Annan, Kofi

Nobel Prize

    >>100th anniversary, S.O. 31, 8240(131:1405)

Nolet, Joseph

    >>Quebec artist, painting, Pope John Paul II, presenting to, S.O. 31, 11946(195:1415)

Non-confidence votes see House of Commons proceedings--Confidence/non-confidence votes

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

    >>Donations, receiving, taxation
    >>>Benefits, equalling political donations, 2868(44:1530)
    >>>Write-offs, offering, 2652(41:1820)
    >>Government program, problem fixed, impact, 12312(200:2045)
    >>See also Afghanistan--United States/United Kingdom special anti-terrorism operations; Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology; Droughts--Farmers; Export Development Corporation (EDC); Free Trade Area of The Americas--Canadian position, Consultations; G-20 countries; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--Environment, Civil society

Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee

    >>Meetings, broadcasting, M. (Jordan), agreed to, 7182(112:1655)
    >>Membership see Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Twenty-third--Reports, Thirty-third
    >>Travel, authorization
    >>>M. (Goodale), agreed to, 8873-4(142:1205)
    >>>M. (Jordan), agreed to, 7182(112:1655)
    >>>M. (Regan), agreed to, 9892(160:1520-5), 10481(169:1740-5), 11325(184:1730)

Non-profit organizations see Prince Edward Island National Park--Interpretive centre; Western Economic Diversification Canada--Alberta

Non-renewable resource see Water exports

Non-status Indians see Aboriginal peoples--Métis and non-status Indians

Non-Violence Week

    >>Awareness, campaign to raise, S.O. 31, 10876(177:1105)

Non-violent offenders see Youth justice system--Alternatives to incarceration

Non-votable items see Legislative process--Private Members' Public Bills; Procedure--Bills, Private Members' Public--Private Members' Motions; Supply motions

NORAD see North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD)

Noranda Inc.

    >>Gaspé copper smelter, Murdochville, Q.C., permanent closure, layoffs
    >>>Copper dust pollution of ports, 12123(198:1640), 12125(198:1650)
    >>>Employment insurance benefits, waiving severance pay waiting period
    >>>>o.q., 10932(178:1425)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 10930(178:1415)
    >>>Government advance knowledge, not informing Quebec or Murdochville, QC officials, o.q., 12719(206:1145)
    >>>Government measures re Murdochville, QC economic recovery, o.q., 12719(206:1145)
    >>>Government measures re workers, petitions, 11385(185:1510)
    >>>Older workers programs, relationship, o.q., 10934(178:1435)
    >>>Severance pay, not taxing, o.q., 10932(178:1420-5)

Nordby, Erika

    >>Edmonton, AB, February 24, 2001 incident, 13-month-old girl found almost frozen in -20 C weather, recovery, tribute, 1381(24:1210)

Normand, Hon. Gilbert (Lib.--Bellechasse--Etchemins--Montmagny--L'Islet; Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development) until January 15, 2002)

    >>Astronomy, 271(7:1120)
    >>Bellechasse--Etchemims--Montmagny--L'Islet constituency, 270(7:1115)
    >>Canada Foundation for Innovation, 271-2(7:1115-25)
    >>Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-19), 4052(62:1235)
    >>Employment insurance, 273(7:1130)
    >>Environmental research, 271(7:1115)
    >>Health research, 271(7:1115)
    >>High technology industry, o.q., 3570(54:1455), 6734(105:1450)
    >>Human Resources Development Department, o.q., 3932(60:1145)
    >>Kilger, references, 270(7:1115)
    >>Motor Vehicle Transport Act, 1987 (amdt.)(Bill S-3), 4033(62:1010)
    >>Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, 271(7:1115)
    >>Normand, references, 270(7:1115)
    >>>Secretary of State for Science, Research and Development, appointment, 270(7:1115)
    >>>See also Bellechasse--Etchemims--Montmagny--L'Islet constituency
    >>Reproductive and genetic technologies, 271(7:1115-20)
    >>>o.q., 606(12:1450)
    >>Research and development, 270-3(7:1115-30)
    >>>o.q., 348(8:1455), 5557(85:1455)
    >>Riopelle, Jean-Paul, S.O. 31, 9579(155:1410)
    >>Shipbuilding industry, S.O. 31, 12257(200:1405)
    >>Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, o.q., 4590(71:1450)
    >>Throne Speech, Address in Reply, M. (Macklin), 270-3(7:1115-30)
    >>University research, 271(7:1115)
    >>>o.q., 8248(131:1455)

Norris, Allyn see Humedica

Nortel Networks Corporation

    >>China Unicom wireless network contract, o.q., 4097-8(63:1440)
    >>Historical background, 3160(48:1600)
    >>Layoffs, impact, S.O. 31, 2434(38:1445)

North Carolina see Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation, Compensation

Norton Advance Ceramics of Canada Inc. see Mauricie region, QC--Layoffs


North America

    >>Single currency see Currency

North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD)

    >>Agreement, renewal, five year term, o.q., 4095(63:1430)
    >>Future, National missile defence program, system, o.q., 4095(63:1430)
    >>See also Border, Canada-United States--Security, North American perimeter approach; Canadian Armed Forces--North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); National missile defence system--Establishing, Canada participation; North American security; Terrorism/terrorists--Domestic targets, Canadian air space; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation see Electricity--Coal fired power plants, Air pollution/smog; Environment--Legislation; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--Environmental and labour standards accords

    >>North American continental defence and security policy see North American security

North American continental energy strategy see Energy

North American foot and mouth disease vaccine bank see Foot and mouth disease--Outbreak

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

North American Free Trade Agreement Secretariat

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Foreign affairs and International Trade Department

North American Indigenous Games (Winnipeg, MB, 2002)

    >>Aboriginal peoples in sport, promoting, S.O. 31, 3307(51:1400)

North American integration see Economic sovereignty

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

North American perimeter approach see Border, Canada-United States--Security; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement National security--North American security perimeter; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Borders; Trade--United States, United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

North American security

North American single currency see Currency

North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization see Salmon, Atlantic--Mortality

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

    >>Expansion, amending treaty, Canadian Parliament not ratifying, 746(14:1140)
    >>Russia, involvement
    >>>Canada initiative, o.q., 11879(194:1430)
    >>>Impact, 7576(119:1620)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces; Defence expenditures; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks passim

North Battleford, SK see Drinking water contamination

North Cape, PE see Fisheries; Wind energy

North Islington Seniors

    >>Parliament Hill, visiting, S.O. 31, 11592(189:1415)

North Korea

    >>Diplomatic relations with Canada, establishing, benefits, o.q., 697-8(13:1455)
    >>See also International Atomic Energy Agency--Membership

North Preston community see Boxing--Johnson, Kirk; Infrastructure Canada Program--Recreation centre

North shore region, QC see Mining industry

North-South Institute see Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Patent protection

North Sydney, NS see Marine transportation--Labour factors, Strike/lockout; Post offices--Terminals

North Vancouver constituency

    >>Kinsella, Warren, Liberal party candidate, 1997 general election, 9053(145:1750)
    >>White, T., re-election, thanking constituents, 921(17:1105)

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) see Dental care; Government revenues--Increasing

Northern Canada

    >>Characteristics, defining, etc., 3129(47:2305)
    >>>Economic development strategy, natural resource industries, etc., need for, 8180(130:1525)
    >>>Government Works and Public Services Department, addressing, 12175-6(198:2340)
    >>>Municipal associations presentation to Finance Standing Committee, S.O. 31, 11121(181:1355)
    >>>Necessity, 1502(26:1245)
    >>>Potential, government ignoring, 193(6:1130-5)
    >>>Land claims, settling, self-sustaining, 366(8:1655)
    >>>Vision, lack, 3129-30(47:2305)
    >>Economic growth, 19%, 8180(130:1525)
    >>Members of Parliament, co-operation, 8187(130:1615)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples--Children, Budget 2001 measures; Air transportation; Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge; Borders, international--Security; Contaminated sites; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming); Highways and roads; Housing--Affordable, Budget 2001measures; Internet--Rural and remote communities; Nuclear radiation; Oil and gas industry; Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs); Research and development; Seasonal workers; Strategic Infrastructure Foundation--Rural, remote, northern regions

Northern Ireland

    >>Peace process
    >>>IRA weapon decommissioning, S.O. 31, 6519(101:1410)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6926-7(109:1410)
    >>See also Bombardier Inc.; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting

Northern Lights College, Fort Nelson, BC see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--United States response

Northern Ontario see Universities and colleges; VIA Rail Canada Inc.

Northern Pipeline Agency

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Department

Northern Quebec see Quebec

Northern rural medical school see Universities and colleges--Northern Ontario

Northumberland constituency

    >>>Representing, citizens, thanking, 17(2:1540)
    >>>Stewart, Hon. Christine, replacing, 17(2:1540)
    >>Picturesque, clear freshwater, preserving, 17(2:1540)
    >>See also Agriculture; Cockburn, Hon. James--Speaker; Technology

Northwest Airlines see Bombardier Inc.

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) see Fisheries; Salmon, Atlantic--Red fish

Northwest Territories see particular subjects

Northwest Territories Reindeer Regulations see Scrutiny of Regulations Standing Joint Committee--Reports, Fourth

Northwest Territories Water Act see Nunavut--Land claims agreement of 1993, Legislation


    >>King Harald V and Queen Sonja, first official visit to Canada, welcoming, S.O. 31, 11295(184:1400)
    >>See also Shipbuilding industry--Trade agreement with European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

Notre-Dame-de-Grâce--Lachine constituency see Foreign aid

Notwithstanding clause see Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms--Section 33

Nouveau-Québec see Nunavik, QC

Nova Group see Water exports--Export permits, Lake Superior

Nova Scotia

    >>Economic development, Greater Halifax Partnership report, S.O. 31, 12388(202:1405)
    >>Hamm, John, Premier see Public Service--Employment opportunities/postings
    >>Progressive Conservative government, mismanagement, fiscal mess, S.O. 31, 340(8:1415)
    >>See also particular subjects

Nova Scotia Nature Trust see Species at risk (endangered species)

Nova Scotia Power Inc.

    >>Privatization, impact, electricity rates, etc., 12116(198:1535)

Nova Scotia Remembrance Day Act see Remembrance Day

Nova Scotia Resources Limited

    >>Provincial government shares, selling, provincial debt reduction role, 837(15:1300)

Novak, Michael see Free Trade

Novopharm see Cipro--1 million tablets ordered

Noyes, Robert see Dangerous offenders

NRC see National Research Council (NRC)

Nuclear energy

Nuclear fission see Nuclear fusion technology--Process

Nuclear Fuel Waste Act see Nuclear waste--Waste management organization, Long-term management, Federal oversight

Nuclear Fuel Waste Act (Bill C-27)--Minister of Natural Resources (Goodale)

Nuclear fusion technology

Nuclear Liability Act see Nuclear energy--Liability limitations

Nuclear Posture Review see Nuclear weapons--United States policy

Nuclear powered turbo reciprocating engine see Nuclear waste--Disposal, Fuel/nuclear rods

Nuclear propulsion reactor see Nuclear energy--Security, Nanoose, BC

Nuclear radiation

    >>Northern Canada, Russian Federation pollutants in ecosystem, impact, etc., 3763(57:1655)
    >>Radiation detectors see Borders, international--Security, Weapons of mass destruction

Nuclear research/technology

    >>Canadian reputation, 8073(128:1540)
    >>Importance, benefits, 7669(121:1325), 8261(131:1640)
    >>Selling information to highest bidder, dangers, 9137(147:1050)
    >>See also Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL); Canadian Neutron Facility

Nuclear Safety and Control Act

    >>Amending, 7411(117:1005), 7722(122:1250)
    >>>See also Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission--Employment conditions; Fisheries Prices Support Act repeal and technical amendments (amdt.)(Bill C-43); Nuclear Safety and Control Act (amdt.)(Bill C-57)
    >>See also Nuclear waste--Waste management organization, Federal oversight, Nuclear Fuel Waste Act

Nuclear Safety and Control Act (amdt.)(Bill C-57)--Minister of Natural Resources (Dhaliwal)

Nuclear waste