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The Hansard Index is the key to information about what is said by Members of Parliament in the House of Commons during the 37th Parliament, 1st Session. The subject entries will either provide reference to a page number or, a combination of page number followed by the issue sitting number and time checks in the daily Hansard.

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Qatar see World Trade Organization (WTO)--Ministerial meeting

Qikitani Inuit Association see Nunavut

Quail, Ranald see Sea King helicopters--Replacement, Maritime Helicopter Procurement Project, Procedures for handling contract bids

Quality of life

    >>Decline, comparison with United States, productivity decline factor, Industry Minister Rock remarks, etc., o.q., 8917-8(143:1415)
    >>Increasing, Throne Speech goal, 10(2:1530), 81(4:1145)
    >>Outstanding, preserving, 8308(133:1225)
    >>See also Dollar exchange rate--Decline; Innovation; Taxation; Transfer payments to provinces--Cutbacks, Impact

Quang, Venerable Thich Huyen see Vietnam--Human rights violations

Quarantine see Foot and mouth disease--Preventing, Travellers; Grosse Île, QC

Quasi-judicial bodies see Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada


    >>Alienation, 1289(22:2025)
    >>Baril, Hon. Gilles, Health, Social Services and Youth Protection Minister see Youth justice system--Reform
    >>Bloc Québécois
    >>>Commitment, vision, 167(5:1225), 370(8:1720)
    >>>Sole defenders, claims, 18(2:1555)
    >>Bouchard, Hon. Lucien, Premier, resignation, tribute, S.O. 31, 102(4:1405)
    >>Colonial status, 4459(69:1245), 10819-20(176:1235-40)
    >>Cultural policy, 57-8(3:1730)
    >>Economy, strength, job creation, etc.
    >>>Federal government policies factor, o.q., 10838(176:1435)
    >>>Quebec budgets, 2001, benefits, regional development, etc., 8776(140:1640)
    >>Education, material content, jurisdiction, Canada Information Office (CIO), interference, o.q., 4352-3(67:1435)
    >>>See also Education--Education vouchers
    >>Equalization payments, economic conditions, addressing, popular opinion, S.O. 31, 2299(37:1355)
    >>Fête nationale de Québec, S.O. 31, 5079(78:1410)
    >>Geographically rich, population, unique, 4001(61:1540-5)
    >>Landry, Hon. Bernard, Deputy Premier see Financial services legislation (Bill C-8)--Quebec concerns
    >>Landry, Hon. Bernard, Premier
    >>>Federal-provincial relations
    >>>>"Canada hinderance to growth", condemning, S.O. 31, 1591(27:1410)
    >>>>"Night of the long knives", "viol des foules", references to Canada, o.q., 2914(45:1140)
    >>>See also Martin, Paul--References; Quebec separation/sovereignty; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Quebec role; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Islamic/Arab/Muslim communities
    >>Legislative Council, second chamber, 1965 abolition, 2824(44:1035-40), 2827(44:1055), 2836(44:1205)
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien)
    >>>Areas of jurisdiction, encroachment, condemning, 372(8:1730-5)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 25-6(3:1410), 5080(78:1415)
    >>>Attitude, opposing Quebec consensus, 79-80(4:1130-5)
    >>>>Communications strategy comments, "marketing war against Quebec", o.q., 4584(71:1420), 4587(71:1435), 4660-1(72:1435), 4840(75:1120-5)
    >>>Economic policies, failure, 10948-9(178:1610-5)
    >>>Representing, promises, 19(2:1555), 359(8:1600-5), 1728(29:1520)
    >>>Support, 489(10:1300)
    >>Lobbyist legislation, non-profit organizations, funding system, not addressing, S.O. 31, 8916(143:1410)
    >>Marois, Hon. Pauline, Finance Minister, commendation, 6817(107:1200)
    >>Nationhood, 79(4:1130), 4468(69:1350)
    >>>Dion, Intergovernmental Affairs minister, letter to Toronto Globe and Mail, confirming, o.q., 1774-5(30:1155)
    >>>Manley, Foreign Affairs minister, remarks to Duceppe, 1329(23:1500)
    >>North, economic development initiative, federal government implementing, need, M. (St-Julien), 9390-6(151:1730-820)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9396(151:1820)
    >>November 15, 1976, Parti-Québecois, first sovereigntist government elected, 25th anniversary, S.O. 31, 7258(114:1410)
    >>Political parties, federal, public opinion poll results, 8305(133:1205)
    >>Political scandal-free, 397-8(9:1145-50)
    >>Provincial by-elections
    >>>April 15, 2002
    >>>>Parti Québecois defeats, S.O. 31, 10451-2(169:1405)
    >>>>Saguenay constituency, Action démocratique du Québec victory, S.O. 31, 10452(169:1410)
    >>>June 17, 2002, Action démocratique du Québec victories, S.O. 31, 12834(208:1400)
    >>>October 1, 2001, Parti Québecois defeats, 8412(134:1120)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 5861-2(90:1405)
    >>Provincial election, next, results, forecast, 8412(134:1120)
    >>Public policy issues, leadership, 8940-1(143:1645-50)
    >>Quebec municipal elections
    >>>Gatineau, QC, newly amalgamated city, Yves Ducharme, mayor, election, S.O. 31, 6925-6(109:1405)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6925(109:1405)
    >>>Saguenay, newly amalgamated city
    >>>>Mayor, Jean Tremblay, election, S.O. 31, 7703(122:1100), 11001(179:1400)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 10383(168:1405)
    >>Quebecers, definition, other than francophones, other origins, including, 372-3(8:1740)
    >>Regions, Budget 2001 inadequate, S.O. 31, 8121(129:1410)
    >>Social policy, leadership, S.O. 31, 12668-9(205:1405)
    >>Sovereignty see Quebec separation/sovereignty
    >>Youth, Rita Dionne-Marsolais, Parti Quebecois government minister, disparaging comments, S.O. 31, 12031-2(197:1410)
    >>See also particular subjects

Quebec association for the protection of savers and investors see Banks and financial institutions--Boards of directors--Shareholders' rights

Quebec Biotechnology Innovation Centre

    >>Fifth anniversary, federal government funding, etc., S.O. 31, 4391-2(68:1400)

Quebec Budget 2001 (March 29, 2001)

    >>Debt reduction $500 million, surplus of $950 million invested in Caisse de dépôt et placement for election spending, S.O. 31, 2552(40:1100)
    >>Social expenditures, tax cut, etc., S.O. 31, 2553(40:1105)
    >>See also Quebec--Economy

Quebec Budget 2001 (November 1, 2001)

    >>Economic stimulus, including, 6858(107:1655)
    >>See also Budget 2001 (December 10, 2001)--Government presenting, Date; Economy/economic conditions--Stimulus, Budget 2001 measures; Housing--Social housing; Quebec--Economy

Quebec Cartier Mining Company

    >>Labour dispute, lockout, settlement
    >>>Quebec separation/sovereignty, political instability, relationship, 10804(176:1040)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3388(52:1405)

Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms see Discrimination and racism--Prohibited grounds

Quebec City, QC

    >>Municipal amalgamation, Scherrer, position, pre-election, post-election, inconsistent, S.O. 31, 6320(97:1410)
    >>See also Air Canada--Fares; Americontact 2001; Asbestos industry--Chrysotile asbestos; Business--Costs; Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; Fédération des traivailleurs et traivailleuses du Québec; Highways and roads--Quebec; Housing--Affordable, Housing ministers; Infrastructure Canada Program--Canada-Quebec agreement/program; Radio-Canada; Research and development--Federal-provincial science ministers meeting; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)

Quebec City Carnival

Quebec Civil Code

    >>1994 revision, 3640(56:1205), 3642(56:1220)
    >>See also Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1 (Bill S-4); Legal system--Federal common law

Quebec distinct society status

Québec East constituency

    >>Constituents, welcoming, S.O. 31, 4066(62:1400)
    >>History, S.O. 31, 216(6:1405)

Quebec farm income support program see Farm income crisis

Quebec flag

    >>Fleur de lys, history, S.O. 31, 11710-1(191:1110)

Quebec maritime regions see Marine science and technology

Quebec Medical Association see Vollant

Quebec National Assembly

    >>Code of ethics, legislated, 399(9:1155)
    >>Chevrette, Guy, member for Joliette, disparaging remarks about Jean-Claude Gobé, member for Lafontaine, calling "bloody Frenchman", condemning, S.O. 31, 4524(70:1110)
    >>Harel, Louise, election as Speaker, congratulations, S.O. 31, 9578(155:1405)
    >>Jurisconsult, advisory role, appointment by Premier after majority vote in Assembly, 397-9(9:1150-5)
    >>See also Free Trade Area of the Americas; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, United States position; Marcil--References

"Québec/New York, A Show for Life" see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Canadian response

Quebec-Nunavik partnership agreement see Nunavik, QC

Quebec: Partner of the Americas see Free Trade Area of the Americas--Bloc Québécois symposium

Quebec Pension Plan see Self-employed workers--Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Quebec Port Authority see Beauport Bay (St. Lawrence River)

Quebec separation/sovereignty

    >>Acadians, Louisianans, comparisons, 4000(61:1540)
    >>Bélanger-Campeau Commission, conclusion, recognizing, 466(10:1055)
    >>>M. (Ménard), 2190-7(35:1330-425)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 2197(35:1425)
    >>Bloc Québécois, 2380(37:2300)
    >>>Determination, 465(10:1045), 466(10:1055)
    >>>Obsession, ignoring more important issues, 400(9:1205), 464(10:1040), 484(10:1225)
    >>Canadian dollar, retaining, o.q., 3878(59:1440), 3930-1(60:1135)
    >>Clarity Act (Bill C-20)(36th Parl., 2nd Sess.), relationship, 4439(69:1030), 4459(69:1245)
    >>Customs offices between Canada and Quebec, none, 6363(98:1035-40)
    >>Definition, 56(3:1730)
    >>Economic impact, threat factor, etc., 4464(69:1315-20), 10852(176:1615)
    >>>See also General Motors of Canada Limited--Boisbriand, QC plant; Quebec Cartier Mining Company
    >>Federal nationalism, using to combat, 3999(61:1530), 4000-1(61:1540)
    >>>Trudeau, former Prime Minister Pierre Elliot, position, 860(16:1305)
    >>Federalism, advantages, 1728(29:1525)
    >>Hochelaga--Maisonneuve constituency, choosing, 465-6(10:1050), 484(10:1225)
    >>Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dion, remarks, 1305(22:2220)
    >>International treaty-making powers factor, 56312(87:1030)
    >>Landry, Hon. Bernard, Premier, strategy, S.O. 31, 2167(35:1110)
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien) policies, jurisdictional overstepping, discouraging Quebecers, 465(10:1045), 4000-3(61:1540-55)
    >>Necessity, 4000-1(61:1535-50), 9607(155:1735)
    >>New Democratic Party position, 3031(47:1210)
    >>Progressive Conservatives, encouraging, 2362(37:2055)
    >>Provincial equality, not accepting, 465-6(10:1045-50)
    >>Quebecers choosing, 81(4:1135), 464-5(10:1040-50), 4499-500(69:1655), 4501(69:1705)
    >>Quebecers deciding, 4488(69:1530)
    >>Quebecers opposing, 464(10:1040), 484(10:1225), 782(14:1515), 2380(37:2255), 11185(182:1250-5)
    >>Referendum (1980), Trudeau, former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott, changes, promising, nothing happened, 3999(61:1530)
    >>Referendum (1995)
    >>>$16 billion set aside, calm markets in event of Yes vote, o.q., 4586(71:1430)
    >>>Operation Unity, Option Canada, $5 million Canadian Heritage Department funding, government strategy, documentation, Bloc Quebecois Access to Information request, incomplete/censored documents, o.q., 4525-6(70:1120), 4527(70:1130), 5081-2(78:1420-5)
    >>>Results, close, resulting changes, none, 4001(61:1545)
    >>Referendum (future), federal government campaigning, 4489(69:1540)
    >>Right, 183(5:1405), 372(8:1735), 466(10:1050), 485(10:1225)
    >>See also Banks and financial institutions; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement, Quebec; China World Best Group; Currency--Single currency; Dollar exchange rate; Equalization payments--Quebec; Federal-provincial jurisdiction--Federal intrusion into provincial jurisdiction; Federalism--Unitary state; Free trade; Free Trade Area of the Americas; General Motors of Canada Limited--Boisbriand, QC plant; Government contracts--Sponsorship program; Health care system--Federal-provincial jurisdiction; Income tax--Tax points; Montreal, QC--Industries; Montreal International Airport--Decline; Quebec Cartier Mining Company; Regional development--Liberal government (Chrétien) attitude; Trade agreements; Transportation--Quebec

Quebec women of Haitian origin see Décision'elle

Queen Charlotte Islands, BC

    >>Economic concerns, fishing industry, decline, government addressing, need, S.O. 31, 2959(46:1400)

Queen Elizabeth II

    >>Accession to Throne, February 5, 1952, Golden Jubilee
    >>>50 cent commemorative coin
    >>>>o.q., 8293(132:1200)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 9020(145:1405)
    >>>Address of Congratulations, M. (Boudria), agreed to, 12679(205:1505)
    >>>Golden Jubilee Medal, establishment, Governor General award, S.O. 31, 9842(159:1410)
    >>>Parade, Hell's Angels motorcycle gang members participation, condemning, 11917-8(195:1020-5), 11958(195:1540)
    >>>>o.q., 11952(195:1450)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 12033(197:1420)
    >>>Resolution paying tribute, Bloc Québécois blocking motion, 8763(140:1505-10)
    >>>>o.q., 8762(140:1500)
    >>>S.O. 31, 8710-1(139:1405), 8752-4(140:1405-15), 12100(198:1410), 12259(200:1410)
    >>>Statement by Minister (Goodale), 8763-5(140:1510-5)
    >>"Does not represent Canada", Foreign Affairs Minister Manley statement
    >>>Condemning, S.O. 31, 4262-3(66:1400)
    >>>o.q., 8762(140:1500)
    >>See also Dollar exchange rate--Decline, Embarrassment to Canadians

Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Royal Visit

    >>October 2002, protocol requirements, $400,000 untendered contract awarded to Columbia Communications, 10564-5(171:1500-5)
    >>>o.q., 10460(169:1455-500)

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

    >>Death, March 20, 2002
    >>>House rising for moment of silence, 101219164:1005), 10134(164:1415)
    >>>Message of condolence, M. (Chrétien), 10066-74(163:1200-305), agreed to, on recorded division, 10093(163:1510-20)
    >>>>Amdt. (Lalonde), 10068(163:1215), negatived, on recorded division, 10092(163:1510)
    >>>>Thank you message from Queen Elizabeth II, tabled, 12915(210:1000)
    >>>Tribute, S.O. 31, 10082(163:1405), 10349(167:1100)

Queen's Award for Innovation see Cintec International Limited

Queens Quay West Land Corporation see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Public Works and Government Services Department

Queer City Cinema Film Festival see Government grants and contributions

Question Period see House of Commons proceedings--Oral Question Period

Questionnaires see Private Members' Business--Making all items votable, Private Members' Business Subcommittee

Questions on the Order Paper see House of Commons proceedings; Procedure

Quigley, Louis see House of Commons--Official Languages Act

Quilts see Waterloo County & Area Quilt Festival

Quintin, Paul-André

    >>Sovereigntist, death, tribute, S.O 31, 7494(118:1410)

Quorum Corporation see Grain transportation--Monitoring system