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Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee

    >>>List, tabled, M. (Adams), agreed to, 5959(92:1150), 10421(169:1000)
    >>>M. (Adams), agreed to, 10683(174:1000)
    >>>>Amdt.(Adams), agreed to, 10687(174:1030)
    >>>M. (Adams), agreed to, 11415(186:1005)
    >>>M. (Boudria), agreed to, 16(2:1535)
    >>>M. (Hill, G.), agreed to, 4147(64:1130)
    >>>M. (Lee), agreed to, 732(14:1005), 4102(63:1505)
    >>>M. (Regan), agreed to, 5608-9(86:1620), 8401(134:1010)
    >>>M. (Saada), agreed to, 483(10:1215)
    >>Private Members' Business Subcommittee
    >>>In camera meeting, Bryden divulging information, 1049-51(19:1500-15)
    >>>See also Private Members' Business--Making all items votable
    >>Reports, tabled
    >>>First (Committee memberships)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), 567(12:1005), agreed to, 732(14:1005)
    >>>>>Notice, 726(13:1810)
    >>>Second (votable items), 829(15:1200)
    >>>Third (Suspension of Standing Order 87(6)), 829(15:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), 829(15:1205)
    >>>Fourth (Committee memberships), 1203(22:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 1204(22:1005)
    >>>Fifth (Official Languages Standing Joint Committee membership), 1363(24:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 1364(24:1005)
    >>>Sixth (votable items), 1645(28:1505)
    >>>Seventh (Committee memberships), 1645(28:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Catterall), agreed to, 1661(28:1650)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), negatived, 1654(28:1600)
    >>>Eighth (Official Languages Standing Joint Committee membership), 2081-2(34:1010)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), 2082(34:1010)
    >>>Ninth (Canada Elections Act and the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Bill C-9)), 2232(36:1505)
    >>>Tenth (votable items), 2543(39:1510)
    >>>Eleventh (Parliamentary calendar), 2565(40:1200)
    >>>Twelfth (National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee membership), 3619(55:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 3620(55:1215)
    >>>Thirteenth (Foreign Affairs and International Trade Standing Committee membership), 3701(57:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 3701(57:1005)
    >>>Fourteenth (Prima facie privilege re Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2001 (Bill C-15)), 3802(58:1505)
    >>>>g.r., tabled, 4848(75:1205)
    >>>Fifteenth (extension of the suspension of Standing Order 87(6)), 3939(60:1220)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 3939(60:1220)
    >>>Sixteenth (Parliamentary calendar changes), 4031(62:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 4031(62:1005)
    >>>Seventeenth (Estimates, 2001-2002, Main, vote 5 under Parliament), 4102(63:1505)
    >>>Eighteenth (Committee memberships), 4102(63:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 4106(63:1525)
    >>>Nineteenth (radio and television broadcasting of the proceedings of House committees), 4102(63:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), agreed to, 4106(63:1525)
    >>>Twentieth (Estimates, 2001-2002, Main, vote 20 under Privy Council), 4229(65:1205)
    >>>Twenty-first (votable items), 4435(69:1005)
    >>>Twenty-second (deletion of Standing Order 87(6)), 4435(69:1010)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), 4436(69:1010), agreed to, 5090(78:1505)
    >>>Twenty-third (Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee membership), 4534(70:1200)
    >>>Twenty-fourth (Scrutiny of Regulations Standing Committee membership), 4534(70:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Epp), agreed to, 4543(70:1305)
    >>>Twenty-fifth (votable items), 4711(73:1510)
    >>>Twenty-sixth (Public Accounts Standing Committee membership), 4711-2(73:1510)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Lee), 4712(73:1510), 4822(74:1850), agreed to, 5090(78:1505)
    >>>Twenty-seventh (Parliament of Canada Act (amdt.--Parliamentary Poet Laureate)(Bill S-10) with an amendment), 5090(78:1505)
    >>>Twenty-eighth (Committee memberships), 5674(87:1600)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 5674(87:1600)
    >>>Twenty-ninth (Committee memberships), 5831(90:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 5832(90:1010)
    >>>Thirtieth, (Committee memberships), 6264(96:1520)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 6264(96:1520)
    >>>Thirty-first (votable items), 6331(97:1520)
    >>>>Dissenting report, 6331(97:1520)
    >>>Thirty-second (votable items), 6331(97:1520)
    >>>>Dissenting report, 6331(97:1520)
    >>>Thirty-third (Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee membership, other committee memberships), 6627(103:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Jordan), agreed to, 6627(103:1205)
    >>>Thirty-fourth (Improving Procedures for the Consideration of Private Members' Business), 6695(105:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 6695(105:1005)
    >>>Thirty-fifth (Scrutiny and Regulations Standing Joint Committee membership), 6770(106:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 6770(106:1505)
    >>>Thirty-sixth (Committee memberships), 6891(108:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 6974(110:1030)
    >>>Thirty-seventh (Committee memberships), 6974(110:1025)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 6974(110:1025)
    >>>Thirty-eighth (Referendum regulations), 7100(111:1515)
    >>>Thirty-ninth (Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee associate membership), 7615(120:1510)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 7615(120:1510)
    >>>Fortieth (question of privilege re Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36)), 7645(121:1005)
    >>>Forty-first (radio and television broadcasting of the proceedings of House committees), 7770(123:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 7908(125:1530)
    >>>Forty-second (votable items), 8293(132:1200)
    >>>Forty-third (Private Members' Business), 8293(132:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 8293(132:1200)
    >>>Forty-fourth (Committee memberships), 8293(132:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 8293(132:1200)
    >>>Forty-fifth (Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Standing Committee membership), 8600(137:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Parrish), agreed to, 8600(137:1200)
    >>>Forty-sixth (Committee memberships), 9150(147:1200)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Regan), agreed to, 9150(147:1205)
    >>>Forty-seventh (Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee membership), 9420(152:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Saada), agreed to, 9421(152:1215)
    >>>Forty-eighth (votable items), 9712(157:1200)
    >>>Forty-ninth (Committee memberships), 9891(160:1515)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Saada), agreed to, 9892(160:1525)
    >>>Fiftieth (Pallister question of privilege re National Defence Minister Eggleton deliberately misleading House), 10038)162:1210)
    >>>>Minority report, tabled, 10038(162:1210)
    >>>Fifty-first (Committee memberships), 10505(170:1530)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 10505(170:1530)
    >>>Fifty-second (Committee memberships), 10671(173:1715)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 10671(173:1715)
    >>>Fifty-third (votable items), 10741(174:1710)
    >>>Fifty-fourth (Parliament, House of Commons, estimates, 2002-2003, main, vote 5), 11056(180:1530)
    >>>Fifty-fifth (Committee memberships), 11415(186:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 11415(186:1005)
    >>>Fifty-sixth (Privy Council Office, Chief Electoral Officer, estimates, 2002-2003, main, vote 30), 11500(187:1205)
    >>>Fifty-seventh (Royal Assent Act (Bill S-34)), 11500(187:1205)
    >>>Fifty-eighth (radio and television broadcasting of the proceedings of House committees), 11721(191:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 11721(191:1205)
    >>>Fifty-ninth (Standing Orders, changes), 11721(191:1205)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 11721(191:1205)
    >>>Sixtieth (legislative committee membership), 11885(194:1505)
    >>>Sixty-first (Committee memberships), 11885(194:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Jordan), agreed to, 11885(194:1510)
    >>>Sixty-second (votable items), 12195(199:1520)
    >>>Sixty-third (votable items), 12195(199:1520)
    >>>Sixty-fourth (Committee memberships), 12195(199:1520)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Saada), agreed to, 12223-4(200:1010)
    >>>Sixty-fifth (Committee memberships), 12612(204:1505)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Adams), agreed to, 12613(204:1515)
    >>>Sixty-sixth (Private Members' Business), 12612(204:1505)
    >>>Sixty-seventh (security within Parliamentary Precinct), 12809(208:1005)

Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee (36th Parl., 1st Sess.)

    >>Reports, 51st (The Business of Supply: Completing the Circle of Control) see Supply

Proceeds of crime

    >>Seizure, law enforcement powers, strengthening, 3884(59:1515)
    >>>Burden of proof, reverse onus, 2995(46:1750), 4936(76:1800)
    >>>Confiscation, foreign jurisdiction, 2955-6(46:1325)
    >>>Enterprise crime, 2955(46:1320-5)
    >>>o.q., 2859(44:1440)
    >>>Property, forfeiture, 2956(46:1325), 2987(46:1650)
    >>>Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), United States law, replicating, 3886(59:1520-5)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--organized crime and law enforcement)(Bill C-24)
    >>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--proceeds of crime)(Bill C-303); Drug smuggling/trafficking; Immigration--People smuggling; Organized crime--Profits

Proceeds of Crime Act (Money Laundering) see Anti-Terrorism Act (Bill C-36)

Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Act (Bill C-22)(36th Parl., 2nd Sess.) see Money laundering--Legislation

Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) Act (amdt.)(Bill S-16)--Minister of Finance (Martin, Paul)

    >>First reading, 3175(49:1010)
    >>Second reading, 3883-93(59:1505-625), agreed to, 3893(59:1625)
    >>Finance Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 3893(59:1625)
    >>>Reported, without amdt., 4404(68:1505)
    >>Report stage, concurrence, 4562(71:1140), agreed to, on recorded division, 4610-1(71:1905-10)
    >>Third reading, 4914-23(76:1520-630), agreed to, 4923(76:1630), passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 5114(78A:1700). Chap. 12, S.C. 2001

Proctor, Dick (NDP--Palliser)

Prodigal law see Justice system--Cases


    >>Budget 2001, relationship, 8227(131:1230), 8228(131:1235), 8312(133:1250), 8770(140:1550)
    >>Decline, 8153(129:1805), 8182(130:1545), 9714-5(157:1210-5)
    >>>Private sector responsibility, Deputy Prime Minister Manly remarks, 9714(157:1210)
    >>>Reasons, 175-6(5:1315), 2292(37:1310), 3856(59:1220)
    >>>See also Quality of life--Decline
    >>Excellent, 8153(129:1810)
    >>Finance Standing Committee study, 8309(133:1235)
    >>Gap between Canada, United States, widening, 175(5:1315), 3974(61:1315), 11082-3(180:1820-5)
    >>Government economic policies addressing, o.q., 3662(56:1430)
    >>Government policies addressing, tax, spending, regulation, 8783(140:1735), 8793(141:1010), 8794(141:1020), 9695(157:1020)
    >>>Benefits, unemployed, low-income earners, 9602-3(155:1650-5)
    >>>o.q., 1644(28:1455), 3931(60:1140)
    >>>Rate since 1997, o.q., 2857-8(44:1430-5)
    >>>Tax reductions factor, Canada/United States, comparison, o.q., 3935(60:1200), 4478(69:1440), 4785(74:1435)
    >>>United States, comparison, 6812(107:1125), 6849(107:1540-5), 8134(129:2535)
    >>>>o.q., 3143(48:1420), 3662(56:1430), 4841(75:1130), 10142(164:1500)
    >>Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), international ranking, 1019(18:1700)
    >>Quebec labour force, international comparison, S.O. 31, 8477(135:1410)
    >>Strengthening, 8309(133:1235)
    >>>o.q., 3931(60:1140)
    >>Taxation, relationship
    >>>o.q., 12039(197:1450)
    >>>See also Productivity--Government policies addressing--Growth/increase--White paper
    >>United States, comparison, 12230(200:1045)
    >>>See also Productivity--Growth/increase
    >>White paper
    >>>Industry Minister Tobin and Human Resources Minister Stewart usurping Finance Minister Martin's authority, o.q., 3989(61:1440), 4477-8(69:1435-40), 4841(75:1130)
    >>>Taxation, relationship, including in study, o.q., 4841(75:1130)
    >>See also Algoma Steel Inc.; Dollar exchange rate--Decline; Economic growth; Foreign investment/ownership; Government expenditures; Interprovincial trade--Barriers; Natural resource industries; Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions--Unemployment; Standard of living; Taxation--High taxes; Wages and salaries

Profertil fertilizer complex see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Argentina

Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada see Foot and mouth disease--Outbreak, Hindle

Profits see Banks and financial institutions; Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC); Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR)--West Coast Express Limited; Export Development Corporation (EDC); Hospitals--Private for profit; Oil and gas industry; Petro-Canada; Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

Program evaluation see Technology Partnerships Canada

Program for Older Worker Adjustment (POWA)

    >>Government abolishing, older workers, impact, 2527(39:1345)
    >>Old age security benefits, workers penalized, 83(4:1155)
    >>Purpose, 185-6(5:1420)
    >>See also Employment insurance--Older workers

Program review see Government expenditures

Progressive Conservative government (Harris) see Ontario

Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney)

    >>Initiatives, risks taken, 8110-1(129:1300)
    >>See also Acid rain--Canada-United States Acid Rain Protocol; Barley; Budget deficit--Elimination--Gross Domestic Product (GDP) percentage--Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney) deficit/responsibility; Budget surplus; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Canadian Environmental Protection Act; Conflict of interest; Dollar exchange rate; Drug and substance abuse--National drug strategy; Economic growth; Economy/economic conditions--Liberal government (Chrétien), Improvement; Employment insurance--Eligibility; Environment; Environmental assessment--Legislation, Historical background; Free trade--United States; Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST); Government contracts--Sponsorship programs, Quebec separation/sovereignty; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Kyoto protocol; Health care funding--Federal government cutbacks; Health care system--Privatization; Income tax--Brackets--Provincial income tax, Federal government collecting; Liberal government (Chrétien)--Ethical behaviour--Patronage--Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney) policies; National debt; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); Ozone layer--Montreal Protocol; Parliamentary reform; Patronage; Petro-Canada--Privatization; Prime Minister's Office--Expenditures; Social programs; Student loans--Administration; Tax reductions; Transfer payments to provinces--Cutbacks

Progressive Conservative Party

    >>Future/survival, 7484(118:1300)
    >>Platform, goals, 329(7:1730)
    >>See also particular subjects

Progressive Conservative Party/Democratic Representative Caucus Coalition

    >>Party status, recognition, granting rights and privileges of fourth party in House, 5296-306(81:1500-615), 5489-92(84:1505-20)
    >>See also particular subjects

Project L.O.V.E.S. see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response

"Project Snowball" see Child pornography--Internet access/distribution

PromoScience see Education--Science and engineering careers

"Promoting Equality in the Federal Jurisdiction: A Review of the Employment Equity Act" see Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Standing Committee--Reports, Ninth

Propaganda see Budget 2001--Government propaganda; Communication Canada; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response

Propane industry

    >>Competition, lack, 8054-5(128:1350)
    >>See also Superior Propane Inc.

Property obtained through crime see Sentences (convicted criminals)

Property rights

    >>Collective rights, relationship, 6432(99:1600-5)
    >>Fundamental right, 6431-3(99:1545-1610)
    >>International compliance, M. (Breitkreuz), 9431-9(152:1330-425)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9439(152:1425)
    >>See also Aboriginal peoples/communities--Individual property rights; Free trade--Human rights Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting

Property taxes

    >>Income tax deduction, providing, eliminating double taxation, 1169(21:1510), 10045(162:1305-10)
    >>>See also Homeowners' Freedom From double Taxation Act (Bill C-282)
    >>Reducing see Farm income crisis--Taxation, Business
    >>See also Employment insurance--Surplus, Municipal property taxes contributing to

Proportional representation see Elections; Political process/system--Polarization; Senate--Electing

Proportional Representation Review Act (Bill C-322)--Nystrom

    >>First reading, 2499(39:1010-5)
    >>See also Elections--Proportional representation

PROS see Police reporting and occurrence system (PROS)


    >>Intimidation see Justice system--Judges, prosecutors and law enforcement officials

Prospect High Head

    >>Nova Scotia coastline, environmental protection, Nature Conservancy of Canada role, S.O. 31, 2611-2(41:1405)

Prostate cancer

    >>Gene carrying, discovery, medical researchers, tribute, S.O. 31, 2851(44:1400), 5479(84:1405), 5481(84:1410)
    >>Programs, government funding improperly provided, Auditor General's findings, 8210(131:1020)
    >>PSI test, Parliament Hill, October 30, 2001, S.O. 31, 5905(91:1410), 6724(105:1400)
    >>Research, fundraising events, "Do It For Dad, Walk/Run", S.O. 31, 4699(73:1400-5), 5905(91:1410)
    >>Research projects, funding, authorization lacking, failure to eligibility criteria, 8205-6(130:1855-900)
    >>See also Rock--References, Illness


    >>Decriminalizing, Harb position, 8687(139:1105)
    >>House of Commons, former page, involvement, 4146(64:1125)
    >>Legal places of business, municipalities licensing, 4592(71:1500)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.)(Bill C-368)
    >>Quebec Council on the Status of Women report, release to public, federal government response, o.q., 11883(194:1455)
    >>Street prostitution, making either indictable offence or summary conviction offence, hybrid offence, 1839(31:1515), 10047-55(162:133-415)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--prostitution)(Bill C-304)
    >>Victimization aspect, 4145-6(64:1120-25)
    >>Women involved, missing/disappearance, Vancouver, B.C., S.O. 31, 8241(131:1410)
    >>Youth involvement, prevention, federal-provincial-territorial consultations, 1612(27:1620)
    >>See also Child prostitution; Drug and substance abuse

Protection of Privacy (Social Insurance Numbers) Act (Bill C-357)--Harb

Protection of the waters of the Great Lakes see Water exports--Banning, Great Lakes, International Joint Commission

Protectionism see Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry, United States


    >>Purpose, achievements, Volvo plant example, 2422(37:2740)
    >>Right to demonstrate, 6345-7(97:1700-20), 6431-2(99:1555-1600)
    >>See also Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group (APEC)--Pepper spray incident; Education, post-secondary--Tuition; Elections--Voter turnout; Farm income crisis--Farmers; International conferences--Security; National security--Military security zones; Potato industry--Prince Edward Island potatoes; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Protests; Terrorism/terrorists--Definition; Trade agreements--Negotiations

Proud, George see Hillsborough constituency

Proulx, Marcel (Lib.--Hull--Aylmer)

    >>Afghanistan, S.O. 31, 7674(121:1410)
    >>Air Canada, 5815-6(89:2020)
    >>Air transportation, 5815(89:2020)
    >>>o.q., 9710(157:1155)
    >>Air transportation security, 5816(89:2025)
    >>Airlines, Committee take note, M. (Boudria), 5815-6(89:2020-5)
    >>Biotechnology industry, o.q., 12720(206:1155)
    >>Bloc Québécois, S.O. 31, 4838(75:1115), 7209(113:1115)
    >>Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, S.O. 31, 12387-8(202:1400)
    >>Canadian Armed Forces, o.q., 10033(162:1140)
    >>Canadian Sports Awards, S.O. 31, 2165(35:1100)
    >>Chaput-Rolland, Solange, S.O. 31, 6878(108:1055)
    >>Child abduction, M. (Bigras), 2203-4(36:1130-40)
    >>Competition Act (amdt.)(Bill C-248), 7738(123:1125-35)
    >>Corporate mergers, 7738(123:1125-35)
    >>Disabled and handicapped persons, S.O. 31, 6761(106:1410)
    >>Gala des Jutra, S.O 31, 1157(21:1405)
    >>Gatineau, QC, S.O. 31, 10642-3(173:1400)
    >>Government on-line services (Internet), o.q., 2917(45:1155)
    >>Heritage, S.O. 31, 871(16:1410)
    >>Highways and roads, o.q., 4226(65:1150)
    >>House of Commons proceedings, M. on supply (Breitkreuz), 4974-5(77:1315-20)
    >>Influenza pandemic, o.q., 6890(108:1200)
    >>Infrastructure Canada Program, S.O. 31, 10232(165:1405)
    >>Laurier, Sir Wilfred, 5458-9(84:1110-5)
    >>Leamy Lake Park, petitions, 10039(162:1215)
    >>Macdonald, Sir John A., 5458-9(84:1110-5)
    >>Maison Mathieu-Forment-Savoie, S.O. 31, 4701(73:1410)
    >>Mental health, S.O. 31, 3559(54:1400)
    >>Metrostar Gala, S.O. 31, 9749(158:1400)
    >>Museums, S.O. 31, 3923(60:1100)
    >>National Day of Mourning, S.O. 31, 3250(50:1105)
    >>National Flag Day, S.O. 31, 816(15:1055-100)
    >>National Hockey League, S.O. 31, 10928(178:1400)
    >>Olympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States)
    >>>o.q., 8871(142:1155)
    >>>S.O. 31, 8863(142:1110), 9189(148:1405)
    >>Private Members' Business, 4974-5(77:1315-20)
    >>Procedure, language, inappropriate/improper, 7738(123:1125)
    >>Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee, 9712(157:1200)
    >>Proulx, references, 152(5:1100)
    >>Public Service, o.q., 12266(200:1450)
    >>Quebec, S.O. 31, 6925-6(109:1405)
    >>References, mandate from electors of Hull--Alymer constituency, S.O. 31, 152(5:1100)
    >>Régimbald, Guy, S.O. 31, 1449(25:1100)
    >>Research and development, o.q., 3801(58:1455)
    >>Sabourin, Yvon, S.O. 31, 12524(203:1405)
    >>Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, S.O. 31, 12994(211:1100)
    >>Sir John A. Macdonald Day and the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day Act (Bill S-14), 5458-9(84:1110-5)
    >>Soccer, S.O. 31, 8282(132:1105)
    >>Telephone service, S.O. 31, 1097(20:1100)
    >>Tourism industry, S.O. 31, 2427(38:1410), 4089-90(63:1400-5)
    >>Transportation, S.O. 31, 4580(71:1400)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, S.O. 31, 6659(104:1405)
    >>Volunteer organizations, S.O. 31, 3477(53:1410)
    >>Youth, S.O. 31, 3606(55:1105)

Provencher constituency see Drug and substance abuse

Provenzano, Carmen (Lib.--Sault Ste. Marie; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Veterans Affairs)

    >>Algoma Steel Inc., petitions, 6030(93:1205)
    >>Broadcasting Act (amdt.)(Bill S-7), 8576-7(136:1805)
    >>Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute, M. on supply (Paquette), 1681(29:1025-30), 1683(29:1045), 1689-90(29:1120), 1691(29:1135)
    >>Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), 8576-7(136:1805)
    >>Forest industry, 1683(29:1045)
    >>Lynch, Thomas, S.O. 31, 1319(23:1405)
    >>Merchant marines/seamen, o.q., 3217(49:1445)
    >>Reproductive and genetic technologies, petition, 6380(98:1225)
    >>Softwood lumber industry, 1681(29:1025-30)
    >>Steel industry, S.O. 31, 5657(87:1405)
    >>>M. (Herron), 9285-6(149:1810-5)
    >>>M. (Stoffer), 4874-6(76:1115-25)
    >>>M. (Wayne), 9910-1(160:1750-5)
    >>>o.q., 1774(30:1150)
    >>Veterans' benefits/pensions, o.q., 429(9:1455), 8596(137:1140), 9708(157:1140)
    >>Veterans Week, S.O. 31, 7088(111:1405)
    >>Vimy Ridge Day Act (Bill C-409), 12869-70(208:1755-1805)
    >>World War I, S.O. 31, 10132(164:1405)
    >>World War II, S.O. 31, 11373(185:1400), 12258(200:1405)


    >>Revenue, generating, 2105(34:1300)
    >>Tax reductions while running deficits, Ontario, etc., 4468-9(69:1355)
    >>See also Canada Foundation for Innovation--Additional funding; Drinking water--Safety, Sierra Legal Defence Fund findings; Federalism; Health care funding--Federal government share, Decline; Income tax--Tax points; National debt; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Exclusion of public, Parliamentarians, provinces, etc.

Provincial debt see Alberta; National debt--Interest charges; Ontario; Public debt

Provincial deficits see Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincial finance ministers see Transfer payments to provinces--Increase

Provincial income tax see Income tax

Provincial judges see Judges--Remuneration

Provincial ministers' meetings see Farm income crisis

Provincial parks see Mont-Mégantic Provincial Park; Stoney Point First Nation

Provincial sales taxes see Alberta; Feminine hygiene products--Taxation; Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Provincial status see Territories

Proxy voting see Elections; House of Commons proceedings--Voting procedures

Pryhoda, Dmytro

    >>100th birthday, celebrating, S.O. 31, 6833(107:1400)

PSA test see Prostate cancer

Public Accounts of Canada see Government grants and contributions

Public Accounts Standing Committee

    >>Membership see Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Twenty-sixth
    >>Reports, presented
    >>>First (resubmission of reports from 36th Parl., 2nd Sess.), government response requested, 1645-6(28:1505)
    >>>Second (international financial reporting guidelines and standards for the public sector), 2599(39:1010)
    >>>Third (Finance Department estimates, 2001-2002, main, vote 20), 3835(59:1000)
    >>>Fourth (Public Accounts of Canada, 1999-2000), 3835(59:1000)
    >>>Fifth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 11, Human Resources Development Canada: Grants and Contributions), government response requested, 4135(64:1005)
    >>>Sixth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 14 Canadian International Development Agency: Managing Contracts and Contribution Agreements), government response requested, 4135(64:1005)
    >>>Seventh (evaluation policy and policy on internal audit of the Government of Canada), government response requested, 4711(73:1505)
    >>>Eighth (Performance Report for the period ending March 31, 2000 and Report on Plans and Priorities for 2001-2002 of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada), government response requested, 4711(73:1510)
    >>>Ninth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 34, Other Audit Observations--Canada Customs and Revenue Agency and Human Resources Development Canada), government response requested, 6770(106:1505)
    >>>Tenth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 16, Health Canada-First Nations Health: Follow-up), 7929(126:1005)
    >>>Eleventh (Auditor General's report for 2000 Chapter 21, Post-Secondary Recruitment Program of the Federal Public Service), 7929(126:1005)
    >>>Twelfth (Auditor General's report for 2000 Chapter 9, Streamlining the Human Resource Management Regime: A Study of Changing Roles and Responsibilities), 7929(126:1005)
    >>>Thirteenth (Advisory Committee on Labour-Management Relations in the Federal Public Service), government response requested, 8013(127:1200)
    >>>Fourteenth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 25, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Food Inspection Program), government response requested, 8957(144:1005)
    >>>Fifteenth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 18, Governance of Crown Corporations), government response requested, 8957(144:1005)
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Pankiw), 9227-31(149:1005-30)
    >>>Sixteenth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 24, Federal Health and Safety Regulatory Programs), government response requested, 8957(144:1005)
    >>>Seventeenth (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 26, Health Canada Regulatory Regime of Biologics, Chapter 27, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Power Reactor Regulation), government response requested, 9507(154:1005)
    >>>Eighteenth (Public Accounts of Canada, 2000-2001), government response requested, 9507(154:1005)
    >>>Nineteenth (Finance Department estimates, 2002-2003, main, vote 20), 10971(179:1005)
    >>>Twentieth (Auditor General's report for 2001, Chapter 10, National Defence Department, "In-Service Equipment"), government response requested, 11602(189:1520-5)
    >>>Twenty-first (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 10, Transport Department, "Airport Transfers: National Airports System"), government response requested, 11602(189:1520-5)
    >>>Twenty-second (Auditor General's report for 2000, Chapter 31, Fisheries and Oceans Department, "Fleet Management" (Canadian Coast Guard)), government response requested, 11602(189:1520-5)
    >>>Twenty-third (Auditor General's report for 2001, Chapter 7, "Canada Customs and Revenue Agency, International Tax Administration: Non-residents Subject to Canadian Income Tax"), government response requested, 12071(198:1005)
    >>>Twenty-fourth (Auditor General's report for 2001, Chapter 2, "Recruitment for Canada's Public Service: Changing the System", Chapter 3, Recruitment for Canada's Public Service: Changing the Practices"), government response requested, 12071(198:1005)
    >>Travel, Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees annual conference
    >>>2001, Regina, SK, authorization, M. (Lee), agreed to, 4486(69:1520)
    >>>2002, St. John's NF, authorization, M. (Regan), agreed to, 11097(181:1050)
    >>See also Crown corporations--Governance; Government contracts--Sponsorship program

Public buildings see Occupational health and safety--Defibrillators

Public debt

    >>National debt and provincial debt, international comparison, 9714(157:1210)

Public defender system see Justice system

Public demonstrations see Bread and roses poverty march (May 26, 1995)

Public inquiry see Justice system

Public inquiry powers see Auditor General of Canada--Powers

Public office holders see Conflict of interest

Public opinion see Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge; Budget 2001; Census--Post 1901 records; General Motors of Canada Limited--Boisbriand, QC plant; Members of Parliament; Political process/system; Political system, federal; Sex offenders/pedophiles Species at risk (endangered species)--Protecting

Public opinion polls see Afghanistan--United States/United Kingdom special anti-terrorism operations, Quebec; Budget 2001; Canadian Armed Forces; Chrétien--References, Image; Currency--Single currency, United States public opinion poll results; Drug and substance abuse--Student drug use; Government--Members of Parliament impact; Government advertising--Expenditures on advertising and polling; Liberal government (Chrétien); New Democratic Party; Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation, Compensation; Terrorism/terrorists--Causes; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting--Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36)

Public-private partnerships see Government; Rural/remote/natural resource communities

Public protection and border management ministry

    >>Establishing, Progressive Conservative Party/Democratic Representative Caucus Coalition position, 7789(123:1735)

Public safety

Public Safety Act (Bill C-42)--Minister of Transport (Collenette)

    >>First reading, 7411(117:1005)
    >>Second reading, 7790-6(123:1745-825)
    >>>Order discharged and bill withdrawn, by unanimous consent, 10771(175:1510)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Air rage--Increase, Legislation; Canadian Armed Forces--Reservists, Job protection; Immigration--System, Legislation; National security--Emergencies--Legislation--Military security zones--Protecting--Security risks; Privacy--Legislation; Public safety--Legislation; Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting

Public Safety Act, 2002 (Bill C-55)--Minister of Transport (Collenette)

Public Safety Act, 2002 (Bill C-55) Legislative Committee

Public Safety Information Network see Public safety

Public sector see Economy/economic conditions--Three sectors

Public sector values and ethics see Public Service

Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Committee of Ministers see Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Canada

Public Service

    >>Anglophones, discrimination, o.q., 2917-8(45:1155)
    >>Cabinet Ministers, taking directions from, Groupaction Marketing Inc. case, conflict of interest, etc., 12314(200:2110-5), 12318-9(200:2145)
    >>Canadian Alliance/Reform Party, anti-Public Service, record, 6463(100:1245)
    >>Collective agreement see Occupational health and safety--Pregnant or nursing mothers
    >>Contract negotiation, ratification, o.q., 7012(110:1450)
    >>Employment opportunities/postings, geographic areas, specifying, legality, 2138(34:1620), 3521-2(53:1845-50)
    >>>Governor General's office, discriminatory, 2142(34:1650-5)
    >>>>o.q., 2123-4(34:1445)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 2117(34:1410)
    >>>Grimes, Roger, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier, not opposing, o.q.,4907(76:1445)
    >>>Hamm, John, Nova Scotia Premier, unconstitutional, position, o.q.,4907(76:1445)
    >>>o.q., 776(14:1445), 2124(34:1445-50), 4223-4(65:1140)
    >>Enabling Resource Centre, closing
    >>>Employees with disabilities, decline
    >>>>o.q., 9709-10(157:1150)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 12951-2(210:1405)
    >>>Funding, continuing, o.q., 10034-5(162:1150), 10460(169:1455)
    >>Ethics and values, initiatives, 10530(170:1915)
    >>Financial Administration Act provisions, criminal charges possible for violations, etc., 12314(200:2105), 12314(200:2115)
    >>Francophone representation, lacking
    >>>Deputy Ministers, decline, 32% to 20%, o.q., 3741-2(57:1430)
    >>>o.q., 2122(34:1435-40)
    >>Gender neutral job classification system, examination, o.q., 827(15:1150)
    >>Hiring policies, problematic, discriminatory, Public Service Commission role
    >>>Auditor General's report, S.O. 31, 295(7:1400)
    >>>Disabled and handicapped persons, obstacles, eliminating, o.q., 12266(200:1450)
    >>>Visible minorities and aboriginals priorities, 1360-1(23:1835), 8528(136:1150-5)
    >>Human resource management task force see Public Service--Reform
    >>Innovative, adaptable, ensuring, Throne Speech proposal, 10(2:1530), 316(7:1555)
    >>Labour disputes, strikes see Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography; Labour disputes/strikes/lockouts--Strikebreakers; National Gallery of Canada
    >>Labour-management relations see Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Thirteenth
    >>Lay-offs, massive, necessity, 291(7:1330)
    >>Management, bilingual requirement, meeting
    >>>Commissioner of Official Languages, position, o.q., 12109(198:1455)
    >>>March 21, 2003 deadline, o.q., 10598-9(172:1120-5)
    >>>See also Public Service--Union
    >>Overhaul, legislation governing, Privy Council Clerk, senior staff shuffle, impact, o.q., 11132(181:1455)
    >>Performance pay
    >>>Executive (EX) category, Deputy Minister (DM) category, r.o., 4104(63:1515), 9594(155:1555)
    >>>Incentives for saving money, providing, 12275(200:1555)
    >>>Qualifications, o.q., 4176(64:1445-50)
    >>>See also Human Resources Development Department--Executives
    >>Post-secondary recruitment see Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Eleventh
    >>Potential, exploiting, 2689(44:1540)
    >>Public sector values and ethics, 1996 Auditor General report, 389-90(9:1055)
    >>Recruitment see Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Twenty-fourth
    >>Reduction, 12305(200:1945)
    >>>18 month plan, effects, o.q., 3057-8(47:1450-5)
    >>>Government commitment to modernization, 12293(200:1830)
    >>>Task force on modernizing human resource management, expenditures, $2.6 million, etc., 12295(200:1830), 12297(200:1845)
    >>Salary increases, deserving, o.q., 4910(76:1455)
    >>Service to public, improving, 12313(200:2100-5)
    >>>Two shifts, providing evening service, 12313(200:2100)
    >>Union, management, relationship, improving, government commitment, 316(7:1555)
    >>Whistle blowers, protecting, 67(4:1005), 165(5:1210), 4311(67:1005-10), 6016(93:1040), 7651(121:1045-50), 12310-1(200:2030)
    >>>o.q., 11881(194:1445), 11996(196:1200)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4348(67:1410), 7369(116:1415)
    >>>See also Public Service Whistleblowing Act (Bill C-351); Whistle Blower Human Rights Act (Bill C-201); Whistle Blowers Protection Act (Bill C-206)
    >>See also Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)--Status; Government expenditures--Accountability; Liberal government (Chrétien)--Scandals, Cabinet Ministers and Public Service accountability; National capital region--Bilingual; National Public Service Week; Public Accounts Standing Committee--Reports, Eleventh--Reports, Twelfth; Public transit; Yukon--Responsible government

Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) see Pay equity; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response

Public Service Awards

    >>Recipients, congratulating, S.O. 31, 6415(99:1405)

Public Service Commission

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Canadian Heritage Department
    >>See also Public Service

Public Service death benefits account see Export Development Corporation (EDC)

Public Service Employment Act see Right to Work Act (Bill C-453)

Public Service pensions (includes Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP))

Public Service Staff Relations Act

    >>Amending, 7411(117:1005)
    >>>See also Fisheries Prices Support Act repeal and technical amendments (amdt.)(Bill C-43)
    >>See also Canada Labour Code and Public Service Staff relations Act (amdt.--scabs and essential services)(Bill C-413)--Fournier; Canada Labour Code, Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and Public Service Staff Relations Act (amdt.--prohibited provision in a collective agreement)(Bill C-375); Right to Work Act (Bill C-453)

Public Service Staff Relations Board

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Privy Council Office

Public Service Superannuation Act see Members of Parliament--Pensions

Public Service Whistleblowing Act (Bill C-351)--Thompson, G.

    >>First reading, 4311(67:1005-10)
    >>See also Public Service--Whistle blowers

Public transit

    >>British Columbia needs, government ignoring, 379(8:1820), 7114(111:1700)
    >>Federal government funding, 7111(111:1635)
    >>>Collenette commitment if provinces participating, abandoned, o.q., 6480(100:1440), 6522(101:1425)
    >>>Gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, relationship, o.q., 4588(71:1440)
    >>>Greenhouse gas emissions reduction role, Kyoto protocol, etc., o.q., 7563(119:1440), 8919(143:1425)
    >>>Infrastructure Canada Program, o.q., 4588(71:1440), 7563(119:1440)
    >>>o.q., 2778(43:1445)
    >>>Strategic Infrastructure Foundation role, 8155(129:1820)
    >>>United States, comparison, o.q., 4588(71:1440)
    >>Federal government role, 8154(129:1815)
    >>Importance, need for strategy, environmental factors, 8199(130:1750)
    >>Income tax deduction for costs, establishing, 165-6(5:1210), 862-3(16:1320), 2805-13(43:1755-855), 2883(44:1710-5), 4425-32(68:1730-825), 6040-6(93:1330-410)
    >>>o.q., 4588(71:1440)
    >>>See also Income Tax Act (amdt.--public transportation costs)(Bill C-209)
    >>Infrastructure, improving, federal-provincial-territorial-municipal co-operation, Throne Speech statement, 14(2:1530), 263(7:1025), 274(7:1135)
    >>Public Service, bus pass discounts using payroll deductions, o.q., 4708(73:1445-50)
    >>Sustainable development role, etc., Canadian Urban Transit Association members meeting with Members of Parliament, S.O. 31, 1237(22:1400)
    >>Toronto, ON
    >>>Federal-provincial-municipal funding, 7115(111:1705-10)
    >>>>o.q., 8922(143:1440), 10936(178:1445)
    >>>>Other Canadian cities, eligibility, o.q., 10936(178:1445)
    >>Vancouver, BC, strike, o.q., 2778-9(43:1445)
    >>Windsor, ON, regional system, federal assistance, petitions, 10771(175:1515)
    >>See also Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR)--West Coast Express Limited; Highways and roads--Quebec, Montreal, QC bridges; Para Transpo; VIA Rail Canada Inc.--Commuter rail service

Public Works and Government Services Department

    >>Accounting practices, appalling, Auditor General's findings, etc., 12316(200:2125)
    >>>2002-3, Main, Committee of the Whole consideration under S.O. 81(4)(a), 12143-79(198:1910-2410), deemed reported, 12179(198:2410)
    >>>>Undertakings, Public Works and Government Services Minister Goodale, fulfilling, 12635-7(203:1505-10)
    >>>See Estimates--2000-2001, Supplementary (A)--2001-2002, Main--2001-2002, Supplementary (A)--2001-2002, Supplementary (B); Revolving Funds Act--Amendment
    >>Ethics guidelines, 12166-7(198:2220-5)
    >>Gagliano, former minister, ambassadorial appointment, departmental mismanagement/patronage, relationship, 8432(134:1350), 8447-8(134:1520-5), 8457(134:1630), 12318(200:2135), 12318(200:2145)
    >>>Boudria, Public Works and Government Services Minister, former opposition critic, position, comparison, o.q., 8441(134:1440-5)
    >>>Inquiry, requesting, 12317(200:2130)
    >>>>o.q., 8599(137:1155)
    >>>o.q., 8329-31(133:1445-500), 8441(134:1440-5)
    >>Halifax, NS, property management function, 12167-8(198:2235)
    >>Problems, referral to Auditor General, police investigating, etc., o.q., 12193(199:1510-5)
    >>Superannuation directorate, Shediac, NB, 12161-2(198:2140-5)
    >>See also Davie Industries Inc./MIL Davie Inc.--Champlain dry docks repair contract; Government contracts--Sponsorship program; Sea King helicopters--Replacements, Procurement process

Publication of Statutes Act see Legislation--Public

Publishing industry

    >>Goods and Services Tax (GST), books, magazines and newspapers, exempting, petitions, 483(10:1220)
    >>See also Book-publishing industry; Magazines

Pue, Wesley see International conferences--Security, Security perimeter

Puljic, Cardinal Vinko see Bosnia-Herzegovina

Pulp and paper industry

    >>Government role, actions, o.q., 163(5:1155)
    >>Prince Rupert, BC FCI pulp mill, 3125(47:2240)
    >>Research centre, Trois-Rivières region, QC, federal funding, requiring, 358-9(8:1600-5), 2528(39:1350)
    >>>o.q., 4481(69:1455)
    >>See also Campbell River co-generation electric power plant; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber industry/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Canadian Pulp and Paper Association

Pulse industry

    >>Funding, increasing, $31 million, request, o.q., 7450(117:1450-5)
    >>Pesticides, Pest Management Regulatory Agency, unfair practices, o.q., 7450(117:1455)
    >>Research and development, lacking, 650(12:1955)
    >>Successful, 650(12:1955), 661(12:2115), 1896(32:1305)
    >>United States subsidies, threat, government actions, o.q., 9199(148:1450), 10563(171:1455)

Puppy mills see Adopt a Dog Month--Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA); Criminal Code (amdt.--puppy mills)(Bill C-433); Cruelty to animals

Purvis, George see National Responsible Fisheries Awards and Roméo Leblanc Medal--Recipients

Pusztay, Cris see Immigration

Pyrite damage

    >>Compensating victims, Liberal government (Chrétien), election promise, upholding, o.q., 349(8:1500), 3398(52:1455), 4077(62:1455), 6766(106:1440)
    >>See also Housing--British Columbia, Leaking condominium file