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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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Roche, Pierre

    >>Writer, composer, performers, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 24(3:1400-5)

Rochebelle school see Youth--Youth declaration

Rocheleau, Yves (BQ--Trois-Rivières)

Rock, Hon. Allan (Lib.--Etobicoke Centre; Minister of Health until January 15, 2001; Minister of Industry as of January 15, 2002)

Rockcliffe air station

    >>Developing, 460-1(10:1015)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces; Canadian War Museum

Rocket see Government contracts--Sponsorship program, Lafleur Communications Marketing

Rocky Mountain College choir

    >>Parliament Hill performance, tribute, S.O. 31, 3561(54:1415)

Rocky Mountains see Jasper, AB (Jasper National Park)--Sewage dumping

Rodents see Rats

Rodeos see Cruelty to animals--Legislation (Bill C-15)

Rodgers, Bill

    >>Progressive Conservative Party, media relations, birthday, 3455(52:2100)

Rodriguez, Eduardo Sebrango see Citizenship

Rogers, Keith see Prince Edward Island Business Hall of Fame

Rogers and Seacoast Communication see Colwood, BC

Rogers Sugar Ltd. see Sugar industry--Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement

ROLF see Right of Landing Fee (ROLF)

Romania see Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)--International services

Romanow, Hon. Roy see Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow); Constitution--Patriation

Roméo Leblanc Medal see National Responsible Fisheries Awards and Roméo Leblanc Medal

Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award

    >>2001 recipient, Wilma Derkson, tribute, S.O. 31, 7493(118:1405)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport see Air transportation security--Increase, Air marshalls; Airlines--United States

Root cellars see Elliston, NF

Roots Air see Air Canada--Skyservices Investments/Roots Air

Roots of Our Future conference see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)

Rosemont constituency see Transitional jobs fund

Rosemont--Petite-Patrie, QC see Saint-Ambroise Church

Rosensweet, Jesse see Cannes Film Festival

Rosh Hashanah

    >>Jewish New Year, celebrating, S.O. 31, 5340(82:1400)

Roth IRA see Personal retirement account--United States

Rotman Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Rouge et Or see Volleyball--Canadian Men's University Volleyball Championships

Rougemont, QC see Tourism industry--Grands Prix du tourisme québécois awards

Round tables see Environment--Augustine hosting round table; Youth Round Table on the Environment

Round the World Challenge see Spinal cord research

Rouyn-Noranda, QC airport see Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge

Rowley, Graham see Nunavut

Roy, Jean-Philippe see Olympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States)--Canadian team, Skiing

Roy, Jean-Yves (BQ--Matapédia--Matane)

Royal 22nd Regiment, 3rd Battalion see Canadian Armed Forces

Royal Assent

Royal Assent Act (Bill S-34)--Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Goodale)

    >>First reading, 9892(160:1520)
    >>Second reading, 10587-92(172:1005-45), agreed to, 10592(172:1045)
    >>Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 10592(172:1045)
    >>>Reported, without amdt., 11500(187:1205)
    >>Report stage, concurrence, M. (Boudria), agreed to, on division, 11977(196:1000)
    >>Third reading, 11977-84(196:1000-50), 11988(196:1210), agreed to, on division, 11998(196:1210) passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 12121(198:1625), Chap. 15, S.C. 2002
    >>See also Royal Assent--Procedures

Royal Aviation Inc. see Canada 3000 Inc.--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

Royal Bank Cup see Hockey--Camrose Kodiaks

Royal Bank of Canada see Banks and financial institutions--Mergers

Royal Canadian Engineers

    >>First Infantry Regiment see Veterans--World War II

Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Massey Medal see McCann, Dr. Larry

Royal Canadian Legion

    >>Parks, Allan, Dominion President, assuming position, S.O. 31, 9019-20(145:1405)
    >>Poppy campaign, S.O. 31, 6584(102:1355)
    >>>Refusal by Pickering Public Library Board to allow sale of poppies in facilities, classifying as charitable function, condemning, S.O. 31, 6415(99:1405)
    >>Tribute, lessons for Canadians, 6242(95:2055)
    >>See also Barclay, Bill; Canadian Armed Forces--Peacekeeping operations, Bosnia mission

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 251 see Laval West constituency

Royal Canadian Mint

    >>Coin plating facility, Winnipeg, MB, lay-offs, federal government competing with private businesses, o.q., 827(15:1155)
    >>Coins, dime
    >>>Bluenose schooner, permanent image
    >>>>M. (Keddy), 9725-31(158:1105-200)
    >>>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9731(158:1200)
    >>>>Petitions, 8489(135:1525)
    >>>"D.G Regina" not on 2001 dime, o.q., 8293(132:1200)
    >>Westaim plant, closing, lay-offs, federal government responsibility, S.O. 31, 7494(118:1410)
    >>See also Queen Elizabeth II--Accession to throne

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

    >>Anniversary celebrations, $1.1 million expenditure, 12% commission paid, 12306-7(200:1955)
    >>Commissioner
    >>>Office renovations, $180,000 expenditure, 8849(141:1720)
    >>>Solicitor General, relationship, separating, 6169(95:1050)
    >>>See also Cabinet--Meeting; Government grants--Holland College
    >>Community based policing policy, tribute, S.O. 31, 948(17:1355-400)
    >>Funding, resources and personnel
    >>>$64 million additional, o.q., 6076(94:1435), 6196-7(95:1430), 6523(101:1435), 6593(102:1450), 6621(103:1130-5), 6885(108:1135)
    >>>Adequacy, o.q., 6931(109:1435), 7679-80(121:1440)
    >>>British Columbia, inadequate, 8770(140:1555)
    >>>Budget 2001 measures, 8145(129:1655), 8155(129:1820), 8159(129:1845), 8467(134:1740)
    >>>>Inadequate, 8084(128:1705), 8097-8(129:1125-30)
    >>>Increase, o.q., 7706-7(122:1120)
    >>Progressive Conservative Party/Democratic Representative Coalition Caucus position, 8229(131:1245)
    >>>Reduction, Liberal government (Chrétien) record, 7625-6(120:1610-5)
    >>>>o.q., 6593(102:1450)
    >>>Throne Speech omission, 356(8:1545)
    >>Independence, Hughes report, 6334(97:1535-40), 6347-8(97:1720-5), 6425-7(99:1510-20), 6430-1(99:1540-50), 6433(99:1605), 7312(115:1135), 7389(116:1555-1600), 7420(117:1055), 7651(121:1045-50), 7655(121:1120-5)
    >>>Establishing, M. (Venne), 6901-8(109:1105-200)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 6908(109:1200)
    >>>See also Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group (APEC)
    >>Investigations, redeployment to combat terrorism/terrorists, impact, o.q., 6885(108:1135)
    >>K Division see McDermid, Don
    >>Name the Foal contest, S.O. 31, 10301(166:1400)
    >>Peacekeeping operations see Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal
    >>Services, providing in both official languages, S.O. 31, 1824(31:1405)
    >>Surrey, BC detachment, Citizens Commendation Awards, recipients, tribute, S.O. 31, 10352(167:1110)
    >>See also Airbus affair; Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA); Business Development Bank of Canada--Auberge Grand-Mère, Forged documents; Canada Lands Company--Gagliano, Grant; Cigarette smuggling--Resumption; CINAR Corp.; Discrimination and racism--Prince George, BC; G-8 Summit (Kananaskis, AB, June 2002)--Security arrangements; Gagliano--References; Government contracts--Awarding, Groupaction Marketing Inc.; Government grants and contributions; Gun control/guns--Registration system; Immigrants--Amodeo, Presence in Canada; Impaired driving; International conferences--Security; Liberal government (Chrétien); Money laundering--Combatting; National parks--Policing; National security; National sex offender registry; Organized crime--Combatting, Law enforcement; Read, Cpl. Robert; Seewald, Const. Jurgen Ziggy; Sexual abuse/assault; Terrorism/terrorists; Transitional jobs fund--Saint--Maurice constituency; United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Islamic/Arab/Muslim communities, Students

Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (Erasmus-Dussault)

    >>Report, recommendations, implementation, 80(4:1135)
    >>>Government abandoning, 8227(131:1225)
    >>>o.q., 535(11:1455)

Royal Commission on Electoral Reform and Party Financing (Lortie) see Elections--Geographically bound constituencies; Electoral reform

Royal Dutch/Shell Group see Gasoline--Ethanol blended fuel, Iogen Corporation role

Royal family see Prince of Wales; Prince Philip; Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

Royal Group Technologies Limited see De Zen, Vic

Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada Army Cadet Corp see Canadian Armed Forces--Army Cadets

Royal prerogative of mercy see Disabled and handicapped persons

Royal Society of Canada see Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)--Labelling--Safety, Government agencies

Royalties see Copyright--Ephemeral recordings--Transfer of media

RRSPs see Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs)

RU-486 see Abortion

Rubble, Barney see Canadian Alliance--Parliamentary caucus

Ruest, Andrée

    >>Women of Distinction Awards, sports and well-being prize, recipient, S.O. 31, 4346(67:1405)

Rugby

    >>Women's Rugby World Cup, 2002, Canadian team, tribute, S.O. 31, 11223(183:1410)

Rule of law see Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting

Rules-based trade see Trade

Rules of origin see Free Trade Area of the Americas

Rumsfeld, Donald see United States

Rural Development Secretary of State

Rural lens see Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions--Legislation

Rural Expo 2002

    >>Ontario, Glencoe, S.O. 31, 11874(194:1405)

Rural programs and services fair

    >>February 16-17, 2000, federal government initiative, improving communication, S.O. 31, 766-7(14:1355-400)

Rural/remote/natural resource communities/regions

    >>Action des Patriotes gaspésiens, representing, 149(5:1040)
    >>Alienation, 1288(22:2025)
    >>Bottom up approach needed, 3091(47:1850)
    >>British Columbia coastal communities, government attitude, programs, etc., 3091(47:1850-5), 3097(47:1930-5), 3099(47:1945-50)
    >>Budget 2000 measures, 3090(47:1845)
    >>Challenges, geography, population density, etc., 3090-1(47:1845-50), 3110(47:2055-100), 3115(47:2130-5), 3125-6(47:2240-5), 3136(47:2355)
    >>>Ontario/western provinces, comparison, 10444(169:1315)
    >>Depopulation, 71(4:1030), 3296(51:1245)
    >>>See also Farm income crisis--Rural communities
    >>Economic benefits diverted to southern communities, 3127(47:2250), 3130(47:2310)
    >>Economic decline, Northern Quebec, etc., 3116(47:2140), 3117(47:2150), 3119(47:2155)
    >>Economic development conferences, regional/national, Magog, QC, etc., 3092(47:1900-5), 3099(47:1945)
    >>Economic prosperity, government commitment, 148-9(5:1040), 5682(87:1700)
    >>>o.q., 10563(171:1455)
    >>Economy, cyclical, 5683(87:1705)
    >>Enhancing the Quality of Life for Rural Canadians, second annual report
    >>>S.O. 31, 8636(138:1400)
    >>>Tabled, 8087(129:1005)
    >>Federal government role, need for support, lack of commitment, etc., 3500(53:1610), 3115(47:2130), 3119(47:2200), 3120(47:2205-10), 8941-2(143:1655-1700)
    >>Federal-provincial co-operation, assistance, necessity, Quebec, etc., 3131-2(47:2315-25), 3134-5(47:2340-5)
    >>Government departments, offices, officials, lack, Quebec, etc., 3132-3(47:2325-30)
    >>Governments exploiting, unfair treatment, 3119(47:2200)
    >>Industries, maintaining, 647(12:1935)
    >>Infrastructure
    >>>Technical infrastructure, etc., necessity, 3114(47:2125-30), 3136(47:2355)
    >>>See also Infrastructure Canada Program
    >>Investment, attracting, 647(12:1935)
    >>>Public-private partnerships, 5683(87:1700)
    >>Legislation, impact on, examining through rural lens, 3090-1(47:1850), 3114(47:2130), 3115(47:2135)
    >>>See also Species at risk (endangered species)--Legislation
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien) role, 9086(146:1255-1300), 9116-8(146:1630-40), 9176-7(148:1220), 9184(148:1320), 9204-5(148:1520-5), 9251(149:1350), 10439-40(169:1235-40), 11392(185:1600), 12500(203:1045)
    >>>M. on supply (Breitkreuz), 11202-20(183:1145-1335), 11233-60(183:1505-1830)
    >>>S.O. 31, 11222(183:1405)
    >>Marketplace, relationship, 3115(47:2135)
    >>Members of Parliament, number, 3111(47:2105), 3136(47:2355)
    >>Natural Resources Standing Committee 1997 report, Think Rural, 3089-90(47:1845), 3112-3(47:2115), 3113(47:2120)
    >>Policy, consultations, 8348-9(133:1700-5)
    >>Population density, economic impact, 5683(87:1700)
    >>Programs
    >>>Canadian Alliance commitment, 1928(32:1620)
    >>>Government commitment, 647-9(12:1935-40), 1922-3(32:1540-5)
    >>>>o.q., 3398(52:1455)
    >>Public-private partnerships, importance, 3090(47:1845)
    >>Research centres, lack, 3127(47:2250)
    >>Rural dialogue, government initiating, 5683(87:1705)
    >>Scope, size, differences, 647-8(12:1935-40)
    >>>Government services, providing, impact, 5683(87:1700)
    >>Tax incentives to preserve rural living, 3114(47:2125), 3115(47:2135)
    >>Telecommunications infrastructure, importance, 3090(47:1845)
    >>Throne Speech statement of 1996, 3089(47:1845)
    >>Trade, dependence, 3417(52:1700)
    >>Transportation infrastructure, importance, 3126(47:2245), 3127(47:2250-5)
    >>Unemployment, productivity increase/technological change factor, 3119(47:2200), 3131(47:2315)
    >>Urban communities
    >>>Differences, 5683(87:1700)
    >>>Relationship, S.O. 31, 8166(130:1405)
    >>Wealth of urban Canada, sharing, 3116(47:2140)
    >>See also Agriculture; Air Canada--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Regional services; Airlines--Regional services; Banks and financial institutions--Branch closures; Bill Gates Foundation; Border, Canada-United States--Customs services; Canada Foundation for Innovation--Government funding; Canadian agricultural rural communities initiative (CARCI); Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)--C-band satellite service--Rural programming service; Canadian rural partnership program; Communities--Rural, urban; Community Access Program (Internet)--Rural, remote and aboriginal communities; Community futures program; Cruelty to animals--Legislation (Bill C-15)(Bill C-15B); Drinking water--Municipal water and sewage systems; Elections--Proportional representation; Employment insurance--Eligibility, Seasonal workers; Employment insurance economic regions--Boundaries; Equalization payments--Quebec; Farm income crisis; Gun control/guns--Registration system; Hastings--Frontencac--Lennox and Addington constituency; Health care funding; Health care providers; Health care system; Income tax; Infrastructure Canada Program; Internet; Marine conservation areas--Consultations; SchoolNet (Internet)--Rural, remote and aboriginal communities; Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation; Strategic Infrastructure Foundation; Telephone service--Bell Canada charging rural customers for service provided free to urban customers; Tourism industry; Universities and colleges--Northern Ontario; Youth--Rural youth

Rural route carrier see Postal workers

Rural Water Development Program see Drinking water--Safety; Farm income crisis--Drought, Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA)

Russell, Gordon

    >>Gordon Russell Crystal Kids Youth Centre co-founder, Order of Canada recipient, S.O. 31, 10351(167:1105)

Russian Federation see Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation; Cod--Gulf cod; Fisheries--Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO); Income tax--Single/flat rate; MOX fuels; National missile defence system--Establishing, Consultations; Natural gas--Germany use of Russian Federation natural gas; North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); Nuclear radiation--Northern Canada; Nuclear waste passim; Trade--Team Canada

Rutt, Senior Constable Curtis

    >>Medal of Bravery, recipient, congratulating, S.O. 31, 7957(126:1410)

Ruttan Mine

    >>Leaf Rapids, MB, closure, layoffs, employment insurance, welfare, relationship, 8879(142:1245)

Rwanda see Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation, Landowners

Ryan, Norman see Veterans' medals