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    >>Income tax deduction, providing for vacations in Canada, petitions, 3836(59:1005)
    >>See also Employees

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

Vaccines see Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Pharmaceutical industry

VACIS machine see Drug smuggling/trafficking--Border


    >>302nd Sikh nation anniversary, celebrating, S.O. 31, 2700-1(42:1410), 2771(43:1405)
    >>303rd Sikh nation anniversary, celebrating, S.O. 31, 10553-4(171:1400), 10645(173:1415), 10760(175:1405)

Val d'or, QC see Mining industry--Research and development, CanMet Val d'or, QC experimental mine

Valcartier, QC Canadian Armed Forces base see Drinking water contamination--Shannon, QC

Valentine's Day

    >>Celebrating, S.O. 31, 690(13:1415)

Valeri, Tony (Lib.--Stoney Creek)

Value-added processing

    >>Canadian Wheat Board, restrictions, removing, 3337-8(51:1705), 3340-1(51:1725)
    >>See also Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Exports; Farm Credit Corporation--Farming operations; Farm income crisis; Fisheries; Forest industry; McCain Foods Ltd.; Trade agreements

Value for money see Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Values see Canadian values

van Donkersgoed, Elbert see Farm income crisis--$500 million

Van Esch, John see Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)--International volunteers

Van Hee, Fr. Tony

    >>Abortion/homosexuality protests, Parliament Hill security measures, 7511(118:1600)

Van Vliet, Dr. Maury

    >>Physical educator, sports builder, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 2905(45:1055)

Vanclief, Hon. Lyle (Lib.--Prince Edward--Hastings; Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food)

Vancouver, BC see Airlines--Fares; Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)--Convention; Chan Society; Chinese Cultural Centre; Condominiums; Drug and substance abuse; Drug smuggling/trafficking--Border; Environment and Sustainable Development Standing Committee--Travel; Figure skating--2001 World Figure Skating Championships; Free Trade Area of the Americas--Investor-state dispute settlement provisions; Immigrants; Ports/harbours--Toronto, ON; Public transit; Search and rescue; Trade--Unites States, with; Trade agreements--Investor-state dispute, Municipalities; Veterans' housing

Vancouver Chinatown Heritage Alley: Allan Yap Circle see Heritage

Vancouver East constituency

    >>Davies, thanking constituents, 499(10:1405)

Vancouver International Airport

    >>Hovercraft, Georgia, Strait of, unfit, o.q., 9587-8(155:1500)
    >>Private airport authority operating, accountability, lack, S.O. 31, 1096-7(20:1055-100)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Increase, Airport security

Vancouver Island see Brant festival; Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Reserve; Search and rescue

Vancouver Kingsway constituency

    >>German Heritage Plaza, 15th anniversary, German Canadians, multiculturalism, contribution, S.O. 31, 6318(97:1400)
    >>Little Mountain and Riley Park Community Centre ninth annual community festival, Chinese art and culture exhibition, S.O. 31, 5078(78:1405)
    >>See also Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation--Excellence awards 2001-2002; International Year of Volunteers; Summer Career Placement Program--2001 program

Vancouver Port Authority see Ports/harbours

Vancouver Quadra constituency see McWhinney

Vander Zalm, Bill

    >>Former Premier, British Columbia, resignation, ethical conduct, relationship, 405-6(9:1240)
    >>See also Auberge Grand-Mère--Funding controversy, Independent inquiry; Canadian Alliance--Social Credit Party

Vanier Institute of the Family see Child/family poverty

Varennes, QC see Nuclear fusion technology--Tokamak project

Vaughan, Dr. Garth see Hockey--Windsor, NS

Vautour, Angela

    >>Former Member of Parliament see Employment insurance--Reform, Dubé

VE Day see World War II

Vector Aerospace Corporation see Colombia--Civilian and military aircraft; Defence equipment--Military helicopters

Vegetables see Fruit and vegetable industry

Vehicular theft see Automobiles/motor vehicles--Theft

Veillette, Suzanne

    >>Association pour la recherche au collégial, award of recognition, S.O. 31, 12600(204:1410)

Vellacott, Maurice (CA--Saskatoon--Wanuskewin)

    >>Aboriginal peoples/communities
    >>>o.q., 12617(206:1135)
    >>>S.O. 31, 8120(129:1405)
    >>Aboriginal self-government, 4514-5(70:1015)
    >>Abortion, petitions, 11415(186:1005), 11886(194:1515)
    >>Access to Information Act, 6299(97:1055)
    >>Agriculture, 5700(87:1915)
    >>Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36), 6299-300(97:1050-5)
    >>Armenian genocide, M. (Dalphond-Guiral), 11195-6(182:1420)
    >>Assembly of First Nations, S.O. 31, 1588(27:1355-400)
    >>Canada Post Corporation, qu., 4715-6(73:1525)
    >>Corrections and Conditional Release Act (amdt.--truth in sentencing)(Bill C-467), 11885(194:1510)
    >>Child pornography, petitions, 12614(204:1520)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.)(Bill C-246), 351(8:1510)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.--cruelty to animals and firearms) and Firearms Act (amdt.)(Bill C-15B), 9903-5(160:1655-705), 11485-6(187:1040-5)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.--impaired driving)(Bill C-468), 11885(194:1510)
    >>Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2001 (Bill C-15), 5386-7(82:2005-10)
    >>Cruelty to animals, 5387(82:2005)
    >>Customs Act (amdt.)(Bill S-23), 5440(83:1215), 5442-3(83:1235)
    >>Dairy industry, 10394(168:1515)
    >>Dairy Terms Act (Bill C-440), 10394(168:1515)
    >>Farm income crisis
    >>>Emergency debate, committee take note, M. (Hilstrom), 5699-700(87:1915-20)
    >>>o.q., 11176(182:1150-5)
    >>Firefighters/emergency response personnel, M. (Calder), 11155-6(181:1750), 11158(181:1815)
    >>Grain transportation, 5701(87:1920)
    >>Health care providers, 351(8:1510)
    >>>Petitions, 68(4:1010)
    >>Hockey, S.O. 31, 3249-50(50:1100)
    >>House of Commons, M. (Boudria), 5111(78:1800)
    >>House of Commons proceedings, M. on supply (Breitkreuz), 5020-1(77:1815-20)
    >>Immigration, S.O. 31, 7367(116:1400)
    >>Impaired driving, 11885(194:1510)
    >>Indian bands/reserves
    >>>M. on supply (Elley), 1807-9(31:1210-25), 1810(31:1235), 1815-6(31:1310-5), 1857(31:1720), 1858-9(31:1730-5), 1863(31:1805)
    >>>o.q., 1327-8(23:1455)
    >>Justice system, 5386-7(82:2005-10)
    >>>M., 12733-6 (206:1330), 12741-2(206:1425)
    >>Kanesatake Interim Land Base Governance Act (Bill S-24), 4514-5(70:1010-20)
    >>Livestock industry, 5700(87:1915-20)
    >>Members of Parliament, 95(4:1320)
    >>National Rivers Day, M. (Kraft Sloan), 6600-1(102:1545-50)
    >>Nunavut, 5611-2(86:1650)
    >>Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act (Bill C-33), 5611-2(86:1650)
    >>Parole/parolees, 11885(194:1410)
    >>Private Members' Business, 5020-1(77:1815-20)
    >>>Divisions, recorded, 5111(78:1800), 6502(100:1745)
    >>>Members' remarks, 1815-6(31:1310-5), 5440(83:1215)
    >>>Private Members' Motions, 5619(86:1745), 5624(86:1825), 11158(181:1815), 12736(206:1340)
    >>Registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs), 11155(181:1750)
    >>Reproductive and genetic technologies, petitions, 12614(204:1520)
    >>Sagkeeng Indian Band, o.q., 1835(31:1455)
    >>Saskatoon Credit Union, S.O. 31, 12256(200:1400)
    >>Species at Risk Act (Bill C-5), 9920-2(161:1025-35), 10467-9(169:1555-1600)
    >>Species at risk (endangered species), 9920-2(161:1025-35), 10467-9(169:1555-1600)
    >>Strychnine, petitions, 1990(33:1530), 3262-3(50:1205), 3701(57:1005)
    >>>M., 5617-9(86:1730-45), 5624(86:1825)
    >>>o.q., 5719(88:1145)
    >>>S.O. 31, 1038(19:1410)
    >>Supreme Court Act (amdt.--appointment of judges)(Bill C-466), 11885(194:1510)
    >>Supreme Court of Canada, 11885(194:1510)
    >>Terrorism/terrorists, 6299-300(97:1050-5)
    >>>o.q., 5719(88:11245)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5429(83:1115), 5712-3(88:1110)
    >>Throne Speech, Address in Reply, M. (Macklin), 95(4:1320)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, 5440(83:1215), 5442-3(83:1235)
    >>Virginia Fontaine Addictions Foundation, o.q., 1835(31:1455)
    >>Willow Cree Educational Complex, S.O. 31, 12600(204:1405)

Venezuela see Canada-Venezuela Income Tax Convention

Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition

    >>Paradise Institute, The, , Janet Cardiff, George Bures Miller, special award, Plug In Gallery, exhibiting, S.O. 31, 5077-8(78:1405)
    >>See also Arts and Culture--Funding, Canada Council for the Arts

Venne, Pierrette (BQ--Saint-Bruno--Saint-Hubert)

Venture capital investments

    >>Canada, United States, differences, 176(5:1320)
    >>Income tax changes, Budget 2001 measures
    >>>Foreign investors using limited partnership, facilitating, 9698(157:1045)
    >>>Technical changes, 8095(129:1110)
    >>See also Research and development--Foundations

Verbal Abuse Prevention Week

Verbal Abuse Prevention Week Act (Bill C-414)--Murphy

Verdun--Saint-Henri--Saint-Paul--Pointe Saint-Charles constituency see House of Commons vacancies; Members of Parliament--Certificate of election, Frulla

Versatile Tractor see Buhler Industries Inc.

Vertically integrated gasoline suppliers see Gasoline


    >>Aboriginal veterans
    >>>Treatment, rights/benefits, denial, compensation, 260(7:1010)
    >>>>o.q., 12191(199:1505), 12775(207:1445)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 10384(168:1405)
    >>>>See also First Nations Veterans Compensation Act (Bill C-229)
    >>>See also Beardy, Sandy
    >>Cenotaphs, upkeep, government maintaining
    >>>M. (Herron), 9284-90(149:1800-50)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9290(149:1850)
    >>>M. (Wayne), 9908-14(160:1740-820)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9914(160:1825)
    >>Definition, full veteran status, Canadian Armed Forces personnel, extension
    >>>Canadian Armed Forces, all serving, including militia, excluding cadets, S.O. 31, 2611(41:1400)
    >>>Persian Gulf War and Balkans participants, 2499(39:1010)
    >>>>o.q., 4789(74:1455)
    >>Health care
    >>>Access, level and quality, national standards, o.q., 11301-2(184:1440)
    >>>Caraquet Hospital, Acadian Peninsula, Veterans' Wing, establishing, petition, 12401(202:1510)
    >>>Hospitals/long term treatment centres, waiting lists, S.O. 31, 10594-5(172:1100)
    >>>Maintaining current level, Perley-Rideau Veterans Health Centre, Ottawa, ON, operating budget, reducing from $30 million to $15 million, o.q., 8828-9(141:1450)
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien) abusive/neglectful attitudes, S.O. 31, 3872(59:1410), 11443(186:1400)
    >>Mackenzie-Papineau Battalion, Spanish Civil War, 1936-39, monument, unveiling, S.O. 31, 6367(98:1105)
    >>Persian Gulf War (1991), participants
    >>>Inclusion in definition, o.q., 1774(30:1150)
    >>>Tribute, S.O. 31, 1318(23:1405)
    >>>>See also Riordon, Terry
    >>Prisoners of war, Canadian airmen, World War II, Buchenwald concentration camp survivors, German government compensation, 6544(101:1705)
    >>>o.q., 6526(101:1450)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6586(102:1410)
    >>Recognition of health concerns, treatment, etc.
    >>>Post-traumatic stress disorder, o.q., 4908(76:1450)
    >>>S.O. 31, 2164(35:1100)
    >>>>See also Riordon, Terry
    >>Remembering, 10064-5(163:1145)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3657(56:1405)
    >>Security, well-being, treatment, government commitment, 270(7:1105-10)
    >>Women, honouring, M. (Stoffer), 4873-81(76:1105-200)
    >>>Dropped from Order Paper, 4881(76:1200)
    >>World War II
    >>>First Infantry Regiment of Royal Canadian Engineers, reunion, tribute, S.O. 31, 5480(84:1410)
    >>>Radar technicians, Royal Canadian Air Force, tribute, S.O. 31, 5656(87:1400)
    >>>See also Veterans--Prisoners of war
    >>Wreaths, Remembrance Day, communities without operating Canadian Legion buildings, government providing, S.O. 31, 8239(131:1400)
    >>See also Bailey--References; Disabled and handicapped persons--Income tax provisions, Disability tax credit; McKinney, Col. William E.

Veterans Affairs Department

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main
    >>See also Korean War--Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans' monument; Riordon, Terry; Veterans' benefits/pensions--Disabled veterans

Veterans' benefits/pensions

    >>Aboriginal veterans, eligibility, o.q., 13004(211:1155)
    >>Application, Jim Baxter request for assistance, Wappel refusal to assist as veteran had not voted for him, Prime Minister Chrétien reaction, corrective action, etc., o.q., 3793(58:1420), 3876-7(59:1430-5)
    >>Bureau of Pension Advocates, Calgary, AB, planned closure, consultation, lack, o.q., 9368-9(151:1455)
    >>Canadian Armed Forces personnel serving in operations in Afghanistan, eligibility, o.q., 8596(137:1135-40), 8643(138:1440)
    >>Disabled veterans unable to manage own affairs, trust accounts, financial mismanagement by Veterans Affairs Department, compensation, lower court ruling
    >>>Government appealing, o.q., 429(9:1455), 7166(112:1455)
    >>>Ontario Court of Appeal upholding
    >>>>o.q., 9662(156:1500), 9708(157:1140)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 9580(155:1415)
    >>Polish veterans, access to Ste. Anne's Veterans Hospital, S.O. 31, 2165-6(35:1105)
    >>Trotter, LCol Al, denial of retroactive benefits, bureaucratic redtape, etc., S.O. 31, 12388-9(202:1405)
    >>World War I, 1917 Halifax explosion, survivors, value of benefits declined, increasing
    >>>o.q., 2176(35:1155), 4076(62:1450)
    >>>S.O. 31, 1451(25:1105)

Veterans' hospitals

    >>Needs, concerns, national standards, etc., 12574(203:2010)

Veterans' housing

    >>Vancouver, BC area, moisture damage, repairs, expenditures, qu., 3995-6(61:1510)

Veterans' medals

    >>Liberation of Holland, "Thank You Canada" medal, awarding to Canadian Armed Forces participants, S.O. 31, 12711-2(206:1110)
    >>Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation Medal, establishing, announcement, o.q., 9468(153:1455)
    >>War decorations, relatives of deceased veterans wearing on Remembrance Day on right side of chest, amending Criminal Code, 1526(26:1505), 1678(29:1010)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--wearing of war decorations)(Bill C-294); Criminal Code (amdt.--wearing of war decorations)(Bill C-300)
    >>War medals, entitlement
    >>>Information awareness program, o.q., 9368(151:1450)
    >>>Ryan, Norman, receiving 55 years after war end, o.q., 698-9(13:1455-500)

Veterans Review and Appeal Board

    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Veterans Affairs Department

Veterans Week

    >>2001 theme, "In Service of Peace"
    >>>S.O. 31, 6927(109:1415), 7001(110:1355), 7003(110:1405), 7087-8(111:1400-5), 720-5(113:1055)
    >>>Statement by Minister (Duhamel), 6971-4(110:1005-25)
    >>Moment of silence, 6973-4(110:1025)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces--Peacekeeping operations, Tribute; Remembrance Day

Veterinarians see École de médicine vétérinaire de Saint-Hyacinthe; Food safety--Canadian Food Inspection Agency; Foot and mouth disease

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

    >>Atlantic service, Halifax, NS to Montreal, QC via Saint John, NB and Fredericton, NB, restoring, petitions, 4949(77:1030), 5090(78:1505), 8071(128:1525), 9594(155:1555)
    >>Barrie, ON-Toronto, ON commuter rail service, restoring, petitions, 9712(157:1205)
    >>Commuter rail service
    >>>Strategy, establishing, S.O. 31, 4980(77:1355)
    >>>See also VIA Rail Canada Inc.--Barrie, ON-Toronto, ON commuter rail service--Kitchener, ON-Toronto ON commuter rail service--Peterborough, ON-Toronto ON commuter rail service
    >>Estimates see Estimates--2001-2002, Main, Transport Department
    >>Kitchener, ON-Toronto, ON commuter rail service, increase, train station renovations, S.O. 31, 6833(107:1400)
    >>Locomotives, replacing, ALSTOM Canada Inc. (formerly GEC ALSTHOM) Montreal, QC plant contract possibility
    >>>Environmental standards for railway equipment, government establishing, o.q., 10460(169:1455), 10559(171:1430-5), 10600(172:1130-5)
    >>>o.q., 10392-3(168:1455)
    >>Northern Ontario service, Toronto, ON-Sudbury, ON-Thunder Bay, ON-Winnipeg, MB route, restoring, petitions, 1678(29:1010)
    >>Ottawa, ON, new station in Barrhaven, establishing
    >>>o.q., 1166(21:1450-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4980(77:1355)
    >>Peterborough, ON-Toronto ON commuter rail service, establishing
    >>>Petitions, 1871-2(32:1015), 2082-3(34:1015), 2178(35:1205), 2442(38:1530), 2786(43:1525-30), 2820(44:1005-10), 2973(46:1505), 3152(48:1510), 3321(51:1505), 3352(52:1010), 3493(53:1540), 3526(54:1005), 3620(55:1215), 3803(58:1510), 3994(61:1505), 4032(62:1010), 4278(66:1510), 4594(71:1515), 4714(73:1525), 4850-1(75:1215), 4912(76:1505-10), 5091(78:1510), 5326(82:1010), 5492(84:1520), 5627(87:1000), 5775(89:1505), 5831(90:1005), 5915(91:1510), 5945(92:0955), 6086(94:1540), 6163(95:1005), 6264(96:1525), 6556(102:1010), 8679(139:1005)
    >>>S.O. 31, 2222(36:1405-10)
    >>Port Hope, ON station, service, retaining, petitions, 8401(134:1010), 12354(201:1205)
    >>Privatization, elimination of subsidies, 1168(21:1505)
    >>>See also VIA Rail Canada Inc. Commercialization Act (Bill C-279)
    >>Saint John, NB
    >>>Cutbacks, 2459(38:1725)
    >>>See also VIA Rail Canada Inc.--Atlantic service
    >>Service, expanding, new capital funding, etc., qu., 9203-4(148:1520)
    >>Toilets on trains, dumping sewage on tracks, 1511(26:1350)
    >>Winnipeg, MB-Toronto, ON service, Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR) tracks, reintroducing, petitions, 9712(157:1205)
    >>See also Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway--Closure; Government contracts--Tendering process, Untendered contracts

VIA Rail Canada Inc. Commercialization Act (Bill C-279)--Gouk

    >>First reading, 1168(21:1505)
    >>See also VIA Rail Canada Inc.--Privatization

Viandes du Breton

    >>Notre-Dame du Lac, QC, fire, employees, assistance, o.q., 11563-4(188:1510-5)

Victim impact statements see Parole/parolees--Hearings

Victims: A Voice not a Veto see Victims of crime--Rights

Victims of crime

    >>Assistance programs, Quebec, federal government funding, S.O. 31, 4473(69:1415)
    >>Government inaction, 9484(153:1655)
    >>Impact statements see Parole/parolees--Hearings
    >>Lawsuits filed against Correctional Service of Canada and National Parole Board, 1988 to present, r.o., 9065(146:1015)
    >>Needs, consideration, Throne Speech statement, 14(2:1530), 44-5(3:1555), 374(8:1750)
    >>Organized crime, gang wars, deaths, intimidation, 2995(46:1755), 4934(76:1745)
    >>Priority, accused/offenders rights, relationship, 1562(27:1055), 1574(27:1215)
    >>>o.q., 4270(66:1430-5)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5860-1(90:1400)
    >>>Legislation, Criminal Code (amdt.--victims of crime)(Bill C-79)(36th Parl., 1st Sess.), Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee report, Victims: A Voice not a Veto, role, 77(4:1115)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5860-1(90:1400)
    >>Support services, funding, o.q., 3258(50:1140)
    >>>Nova Scotia, $179,000 additional funding, o.q., 3258(50:1150)
    >>See also Prostitution

Victoria, BC see Border, Canada-United States; Drinking water contamination; Ports

Victoria Cross

    >>Canadian recipients, tribute, S.O. 31, 8435(134:1410)
    >>Mullin, George Henry and John Robert Osborn, recipients, commemorative plaque, access, relocation, Roy Sweet role, tribute, S.O. 31, 950(17:1405)
    >>See also Bishop, Billy

Victoria International Airport see Sea King helicopters--Search and rescue role

Victory bonds see Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Funding

Victory in Europe Day see World War II--VE Day

Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) see Gambling

Vidéotron ltée see Labour disputes/strikes/lockouts--Strikebreakers

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961) see Diplomatic immunity


    >>Human rights violations
    >>>Condemning, S.O. 31, 1037(19:1405)
    >>>Religious oppression, imprisonment and mistreat, Father Tadeus Nguyen Van Ly and Venerable Thich Huyen Quang, protesting, S.O. 31, 4835(75:1100)

Vigilanteism see National sex offender registry--United States system; Sex offenders/pedophiles

Viking settlement see Ingstad, Helge--Archaeologist

Villeneuve, Denis see Arts and culture--Quebec artists

Vimy Ridge, Battle of see World War I

Vimy Ridge Day Act (Bill C-409)--St. Denis

Vince Ryan Old Timers Hockey Tournament see Hockey

Violence against women see Women--Violence against

Violence/violent offences

    >>Bullying, teen violence, combatting/prevention
    >>>Awareness, promoting, S.O. 31, 9536(154:1400), 9879(160:1405), 10351(167:1110)
    >>>Government measures, o.q., 9660-1(156:1455), 11716(191:1140)
    >>Interactive video and computer games, movies and television, level of violence, control, petitions, 1655(28:1605), 1871(32:1015), 2233(36:1510), 3493(53:1540), 9594(155:1555)
    >>Restraining orders, individuals wearing electronic monitoring devices, petitions, 11057(180:1540)
    >>Victims, black youth, S.O. 31, 6833(107:1400)
    >>Youth participation rate, increase/decrease, 706(13:1540)
    >>>o.q., 307(7:1500)
    >>>York West constituency, "Partners for Conflict Resolution" program, S.O. 31, 7760(123:1410)
    >>See also Protests/protesters; Summit of the Americas (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Protests; Television; Women

Violence Free Week

Violent offenders

    >>Canada safe haven, o.q., 774-5(14:1435)
    >>Names, changing, prohibiting, 262(7:1020), 1788-96(30:1330-425)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--prohibiting certain offenders from changing their names)(Bill C-240)
    >>See also Parole/parolees; Sentences (convicted criminals)--Conditional sentences, Serious/violent offenders; Youth justice system

VIP executive jet fleet see Government aircraft

Virginia Fontaine Addictions Foundation

    >>Aboriginal addiction treatment centre, Sagkeeng Reserve, $37 million funding
    >>>Accountability, lack, 443-4(9:1635-40)
    >>>>o.q., 3744-5(57:1445), 4665-6(72:1455-500)
    >>>Approval, owner Peter Fontaine/former assistant deputy minister of Health Paul Cochrane, relationship, mismanagement, investigation, forensic audit, etc., 493(10:1325), 1198-9(21:1830-5)
    >>>>o.q., 304-6(7:1440-50), 426-8(9:1445-50), 1835(31:1455)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 1157(21:1410)
    >>>>Health Department refusal to provide documents requested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, o.q., 3744-5(57:1445)
    >>>M. for Production of Papers (Elley), called and transferred for debate, 6529(101:1510)
    >>>Overpayment, clawing back, o.q., 12352-3(201:1150-5)

Virginia Ratifying Convention (1788) see Members of Parliament--Salaries, United States

Virology laboratories

    >>Winnipeg, MB. location, level four facility, 892(16:1625), 894(16:1640)

Virtual banks see Banks and financial institutions

Virtual Parliament

    >>>Interparliamentary Forum of the Americas proposal, 3075(47:1650)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 1634-5(28:1405)
    >>>M. (Tremblay, Stéphan), 9164-8(147:1335-405)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 9168(147:1405)
    >>>Tremblay, Stéphan, proposal, 2404(37:2530), 2407(37:2550)
    >>>>Government reaction, o.q., 2564(40:1155)

Viruses see Computer viruses

Visas see Immigration; Visitor visas

Visible minorities

    >>Exclusions, Throne Speech omission, 59(3:1755)
    >>See also Air transportation security--Increase; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting

Visiting homemakers see Health care system--New mothers

Visitor visas

    >>Issuing, Liberal government (Chrétien) interference, 355(8:1540)
    >>Taiwanese nationals, requirement, lifting, o.q., 8066(128:1450)
    >>Tracking system, lack, o.q., 5866(90:1430)
    >>See also Amodeo, Gaetano--Western Europeans

Visitors see House of Commons visitors

Visteon Canada Inc.

    >>Plant closure, layoffs, petitions, 3995(61:1505)

Visual and Media Arts Award

    >>Goodman, Russel, stained glass artist, House of Commons stained glass panels, creator, S.O. 31, 2115(34:1400)
    >>Recipients, tribute, S.O. 31, 2115(34:1405), 9703(157:1115)

Visual impairment see White Cane Week

Visually impaired persons

    >>Seeing eye dogs, access to goods and services, transportation, etc., amending Canadian Human Rights Act to include, 11797(193:1005)
    >>>See also Canadian Human Rights Act (amdt.)(Bill C-465)

Vitamins see Natural health products--Herbs and vitamins

Vivier family see Immigrants

VLTs see Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs)

Vocational training

    >>Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) exemption, 1443(25:1020), 1446-7(25:1040), 2945(46:1210), 2947(46:1225)
    >>>See also Sales Tax and Excise Tax Amendments Act, 2001 (Bill C-13)

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

    >>Equalization payments clawback, relationship, 12911-3(209:1840-5)
    >>>o.q., 12399(202:1455-500)
    >>>S.O. 31, 12526(203:1410), 12836(208:1410)
    >>Hydromet refining process test plant, government funding, ensuring permanent facility, o.q., 12107(198:1440)
    >>Negotiations with Newfoundland and Labrador government, need for public debate, etc., S.O. 31, 12100-1(198:1410)
    >>Technology Partnerships Canada funding application, o.q., 8872(142:1155-200)

Voix boréales see Arts and culture--Petits chanteurs de Laval

Vollant, Dr. Stanley

    >>President, Quebec Medical Association, first aboriginal, tribute, S.O. 31, 4781(74:1415)


    >>Benjamin interprovincial volleyball festival, Libellules de Joliette, Thérese Martin High School women's volleyball team, winners, S.O. 31, 10450-1(169:1400)
    >>Canadian Men's University Volleyball Championships, Laval University, Laval University Rouge et Or, participants, S.O. 31, 1400-1(24:1410)
    >>Université de Sherbrooke Vert et Or, women's volleyball team, Fondation de l'athléte d'excellence du Québec awards, university team of the year, S.O. 31, 7089(111:1410)

Volpe, Joseph (Lib.--Eglinton--Lawrence)

    >>Brain tumours, S.O. 31, 4168(64:1405-10)
    >>Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute, M. to adjourn under S.O. 52 (Crête), 7039-40(110:1740-50)
    >>Drugs and pharmaceuticals, 4641(72:1230), 4643-7(72:1245-315), 4762-3(74:1210-5), 4766(74:1230)
    >>HIV/AIDS, 4766(74:1230)
    >>Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Bill C-11), 1219(22:1145-50)
    >>Income Tax Amendments Act, 2000 (Bill C-22), 4025(61:1905)
    >>Interparliamentary delegations, 4625(72:1000), 9038(145:1555)
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien), 4646-7(72:1310-5)
    >>Lombardi, Johnny, S.O. 31, 9880(160:1410)
    >>Middle East conflict, M. to adjourn under S.O. 52 (Lalonde), 10226(164:2605-15)
    >>National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee, M. (Wayne), 4753(74:1025)
    >>National security, M. on supply (MacKay), 9525(154:1230)
    >>Patent Act (amdt.)(Bill S-17), 4609(71:1905), 4641(72:1230), 4643-7(72:1245-315), 4762-3(74:1210-5), 4766(74:1230)
    >>>Divisions, recorded, 4025(61:1905), 4609(71:1905)
    >>>Inter-parliamentary Delegations, 9038(145:1555)
    >>>Members' remarks, 4641(72:1230), 9525(154:1230)
    >>References see Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Patent protection
    >>Refugees, 1219(22:1145-50)
    >>Search and rescue, 4753(74:1025)

Voluntary sector see Canada Foundation for Innovation--Funding; Economy/economic conditions--Three sectors

Volunteer firefighters see Firefighters/emergency personnel

Volunteer medals see International Year of Volunteers

Volunteer organizations

    >>Association pour l'intégration communautaire de l'Outaouais, tribute, S.O. 31, 3477(53:1410)
    >>Centre communautaire de Beauport, tribute, S.O. 31, 3477(53:1405-10)
    >>Lizzies Old Timers Association, Toronto, ON, underprivileged youth sport programs, sponsoring, S.O. 31, 869-70(16:1400-5)
    >>See also Big Sisters; Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO)

Volunteerism see Volunteers


    >>Brome--Missisquoi constituency, tribute, S.O. 31, 3790(58:1405)
    >>Canadian Red Cross, Guelph-Wellington chapter, efforts, tribute, S.O. 31, 6472-3(100:1400)
    >>Income tax provisions, exemptions for municipalities, 2290(37:1250), 3916(60:1005)
    >>>See also Income Tax Amendments Act, 2000 (Bill C-22)
    >>Morin family, Plessisville, QC, honouring, S.O. 31, 12098(198:1355)
    >>Peel District School Board, parent volunteers, honouring, S.O. 31, 3870-1(59:1405)
    >>Prince of Wales Community Leadership Scholarship see Dean, Ashley
    >>Public safety agencies, use, o.q., 3261(50:1200)
    >>Selkirk--Interlake constituency, tribute, S.O. 31, 3655(56:1400)
    >>Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award, recipients, o.q., 10769(175:1455)
    >>>History, travelling exhibit, Lévis, QC, hosting, S.O. 31, 2301(37:1405)
    >>>Importance, 459(10:1005)
    >>>>Government recognition/commitment, o.q., 3059(47:1500), 7502(118:1455), 7903(125:1455-500)
    >>>>S.O. 31, 4897-8(76:1400), 7893-4(125:1405)
    >>Waters, Lise, Outaouais youth in sport volunteer, tribute, S.O. 31, 12388(202:1405)
    >>Women groups, government funding, lack, 2328(37:1705)
    >>Women volunteers, tribute, S.O. 31, 6370-1(94:1405)
    >>See also Assiniboine Credit Union; Bland, Fay; Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO); Caring Canadians Award--Panuccio, Saro; Dalgleish, Bob; Dugas, Pearl; Figure skating--Cloutier, Jean; Firefighters/emergency response personnel; Global Youth Service Day--Youth volunteers; Habitat for Humanity; Harrison, Shirley; Hennessey, Mary; Hockey--New Glasgow, NS; Income tax--Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA), Community volunteer income tax program; International Day of Volunteers; International Year of Volunteers; Jean Besré Award--CHUS Foundation; Lamoureux, Jake; Laval West constituency--Royal Canadian Legion Branch 251; National Big Sisters Day; National Volunteer Week; Railway accidents--Red Deer, AB; Sabourin, Yvon

Volvo plant see Protests/protesters

Vote buying see Government expenditures

Voters' lists see Elections

Voting age see Elections

Voting procedures see Committees, Parliamentary; Free votes; House of Commons proceedings

Vuntat Gwitchin First nation see Caribou--Porcupine caribou herd