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White, Ted (CA--North Vancouver)

Whitehorse, YT see Environment--Yukon Territory

Whitehorse accord see Agriculture

Whiteshell see Nuclear waste

Whitmore, Peter see Sex offenders/pedophiles

WHO see World Health Organization (WHO)

Wickenheiser, Hayley

    >>Female hockey player, Shaunavon, SK, contribution to community, tribute, S.O. 31, 1716(29:1415)

Widows see Workers compensation--Saskatchewan government tax free payments to widows

Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (amdt.)(Bill C-446)--Martin, K.

    >>First reading, 10671(173:1715)
    >>See also Species at risk (endangered species)--Trafficking, Combatting

Wild deer see Elk--Chronic wasting disease

Wild plants see Western prairie fringed orchid

Wild Rose constituency

    >>Liberal Party support, low, 1786(30:1310)
    >>Thompson, M., thanking constituents, 1786(30:1310)

Wildlife

    >>Sale of wildlife or wildlife parts without license or permit, criminal offence, endangered species factor, 1463(25:1205), 11472-8(186:1730-1830) 13013-6(211:1300-15)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.--selling wildlife)(Bill C-292)
    >>See also Bears; Birds; Buffalo; Caribou; Elk; Fish; Foot and mouth disease; Kootenay National Park--Highway; Marine conservation areas--Environmental; Mice; Moose; National parks; Nunavut--Land claims agreement of 1993, Environmental protection factor; Pesticides; Species at risk (endangered species); Waterfowl; Wolves;

Wildlife areas see National wildlife areas

Wildlife management see Moose

Wildlife sanctuaries see Animals--Humane societies

Wilfert, Bryon (Lib.--Oak Ridges; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Finance as of February 21, 2002)

William Head Institution see Penitentiaries--Mission Institution

William Kilbourn Award see Appel, Bluma--2001 Toronto Arts Awards

Williams, John (CA--St. Albert)

Williams Lake, BC see British Columbia Winter Games

Willow Cree Educational Complex

    >>Heritage fair, students, Jeannine Gardipy, Yvonne Cameron, regional awards, Trevor Cameron, finalist award, S.O. 31, 12600(204:1405)

Wilson, Suzanne see Millennium projects

Wind chill index see Weather forecasting

Wind energy

Window tax see Taxation

Windsor, NS see Hockey

Windsor, ON

    >>Ojibway industrial site, preserving for community, petitions, 3939(60:1220)
    >>See also Border, Canada-United States--Security--Windsor, ON-Detroit, MI crossing; Marine transportation--Safety factors, measures, Accidents; Pesticides--Cosmetic use; Public transit

Windsor, ON airport see Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge; Airports--Service fees charged to passengers

Windsor Casino see Employment insurance--Benefits, United States

Windsor--St. Clair constituency

    >>Comartin, thanking constituents, 1235(22:1345)

Windsor West constituency see House of Commons vacancies; Masse--References; Members of Parliament--Certificate of election, Masse

Wine industry

    >>Excise taxes/production levy
    >>>Bottle your own wine businesses, 10950-1(178:1630-5)
    >>>Small vineyards, exemption, 10042-3(162:1245), 10127-8(164:1055-1100), 10146(164:1530), 10954(178:1705), 10958(178:1730), 11011-2(179:1505-10)
    >>Government expenditures, domestic, foreign, r.o., 9792(159:1010)
    >>Grape varieties, increased availability/extending grape growing areas, petitions, 10094(163:1525)
    >>Ice wine, Europe, importing, o.q., 1409(24:1455), 1774(30:1150), 3216(49:1440)
    >>Ontario wine industry, excellence, S.O. 31, 6191-2(95:1400)
    >>Trade mission to Texas, government serving French, Californian wine, not British Columbian wine, S.O. 31, 9021(145:1410)
    >>See also Embassies and consulates--Canadian embassies and consulates; Ontario Wine Awards

Wing Construction see Sagkeeng Indian Band

Winners Canada see Retail industry--Retail Council of Canada

Winnipeg Centre constituency see Child/family poverty; Employment insurance--Changes

Winnipeg Commodity Exchange see Stock exchanges--Cited

Winnipeg International Children's Festival

    >>20th anniversary, S.O. 31, 12526(203:1410)

Winnipeg, MB see Aboriginal peoples/communities; Banks and financial institution--Branch closures--Inner city communities; Buhler Industries Inc.; Canadian Armed Forces--Aircraft, CF-18; Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Federal-provincial energy and environment ministers meeting; Infrastructure Canada Program--Arena--Philippine Canadian Centre; International Institute for Sustainable Development; Jewish Child and Family Services; Royal Canadian Mint--Coin plating facility; VIA Rail Canada Inc.--Northern Ontario service--Winnipeg, MB-Toronto, ON service; Virology laboratories; Youth gangs

Winnipeg South Centre constituency

    >>Axworthy, Hon. Lloyd, former Member, tribute, 123(4:1620)
    >>Commitment, Neville, 123-4(4:1620-5)

Winter tourism see Tourism industry--Algoma-Manitoulin constituency

Winterlude 2001

    >>Ottawa, ON, snow sculpture contest
    >>>Alberta entrants, congratulating, S.O. 31, 468(10:1100)
    >>>Quebec entrants, winners, S.O. 31, 870(16:1405)

Wireless technology see Internet--Wireless e-mail; Marconi, Guglielmo; Nortel Networks Corporation--China Unicom wireless network contract; Sierra Wireless Inc.

Wiretaps see Drug smuggling/trafficking--Combatting; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting--Electronic surveillance

Wirz, Kasper see Paralympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States), S.O. 31, 10452(169:1410)

Withholding taxes see Income tax agreements, conventions and treaties

Witness Protection Program

    >>Extending to include abused spouses, 483(10:1215)
    >>>See also Witness Protection Program Act (amdt.--protection of spouses whose life is in danger)(Bill C-258)

Witness Protection Program Act (amdt.--protection of spouses whose life is in danger)(Bill C-258)--Hill, J.

    >>First reading, 483(10:1215)
    >>See also Witness Protection Program

Witnesses see Justice system--Criminal proceedings

WNED Steuben Canadian Arts Award see Gatenby, Greg

Wolves

    >>Algonquin red wolf, hunting, moratorium, 10445-6(169:1325-30)
    >>See also Species at risk (endangered species)--Habitat preservation, Compensation

Women

    >>Association féminine d'education et d'action sociale, Quebec, women's rights organization, S.O. 31, 9946(161:1400), 9948(161:1410)
    >>Affected by international armed conflict/war
    >>>Preventing, 171(5:1245)
    >>>See also Afghanistan
    >>Economic development, contribution, S.O. 31, 1239(22:1410)
    >>Discrimination, combatting, Throne Speech omission, 59(3:1755), 186(5:1420)
    >>Health, Women, Income and Health in Manitoba, Women's Health Clinic, Winnipeg, MB report, S.O. 31, 9020(145:1405)
    >>Injustices of federal system, 82-3(4:1155)
    >>Rights, World March of Women
    >>>Awareness, raising, S.O. 31, 1401(24:1415)
    >>>Demands, meeting, 371(8:1725)
    >>>>1st anniversary, government action, status, o.q., 6935(109:1500)
    >>Senior citizens, poverty level, guaranteed income supplement criteria, amending, Cercle des fermières du Québec recommendation, S.O. 31, 3210(49:1410)
    >>Status, Liberal governments, advancing, record, S.O. 31, 154(5:1110)
    >>Trafficking, prevention, United Nations Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish traffic in persons, Canada signing, o.q., 11883(194:1455)
    >>Veterans see Veterans
    >>Violence against
    >>>Combatting
    >>>>Government commitment, o.q., 12842(208:1440)
    >>>>Measures, o.q., 7965(126:1455)
    >>>>o.q., 12774(207:1440)
    >>>Day of Action Against Violence Against Women, S.O. 31, 5427(83:1105)
    >>>>See also International Day to End Violence Against Women
    >>>National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, December 6, anniversary of massacre at École Polytechnique, marking, tribute to victims, S.O. 31, 7954-7(126:1355-410)
    >>>>Moment of silence, 7958(126:1415)
    >>>See also Redwood Shelter
    >>See also Afghanistan--Reconstruction; Bread and roses poverty march (May 26, 1995); Cabinet Ministers; Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology; Canadian Armed Forces; Canadian Women in Communications; Caregivers; Carol Anne Letheren International Sport Leadership Award; Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association; Elections--Proportional representation--Minority groups; Employment insurance--Eligibility--Women; Farmers/farms; Free Trade Area of the Americas; Government appointments; HIV/AIDS; Housing--Rental housing; Humanitarian/emergency aid; Immigration; International Women's Day; Judges; La Fédération des femmes du Québec; Members of Parliament; Old age security--Benefits; Political parties; Political process/system; Poverty; Public safety; Reproductive and genetic technologies; Rotman Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Awards; Ruest, Andrée; Senate--Appointments; Single parents; Sports; Summit of the Americas Peoples Summit (April 2001, Quebec City, QC)--Forums; Terrorism/terrorists, combatting--Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36); Volunteers; Women's History Month

Women, Income and Health in Manitoba see Women--Health

Women of Distiction Awards see Ruest, Andrée

Women of the Year Awards

    >>Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, honouring, S.O. 31, 6518(101:1405)

Women's Health Clinic see Women--Health

Women's History Month

    >>Fédération nationale Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Young Women's Christian Association, historical volunteer efforts, tribute, S.O. 31, 6658(104:1400)

Women's Institute

    >>Thornton Branch, 100th anniversary, S.O. 31, 11221-2(183:1400)

Women's Resistance Conference see United States--"MOst dangerous and powerful global force

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRENS)

    >>60th anniversary of founding, tributes, S.O. 31, 12951(210:1400)

Women's Rugby World Cup see Rugby

Women's World Cup Race see Cycling

Women's World Hockey Championships 2004 see Hockey

Wood see Forest industry; Lumber industry

Wood, Bob (Lib.--Nipissing)

    >>Broadcasting Act (amdt.)(Bill S-7), 7636-7(120:1800-5)
    >>Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), 7636-7(120:1800-5)
    >>Communications Security Establishment, o.q., 6420(99:1440)
    >>Forest industry, o.q., 3743(57:1440)
    >>Motorcycle (biker) gangs, o.q., 1524(26:1455)
    >>National Forest Week, o.q., 3743(57:1440)
    >>Observance of Two Minutes of Silence on Remembrance Day Act (Bill C-297), 9443-4(153:1120-5)
    >>Olympics, 2002 Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States), S.O. 31, 9189(148:1355)
    >>Remembrance Day (November 11), 9443-4(153:1120-5)
    >>University research, o.q., 7713(122:1150)
    >>World War I, o.q., 8126(129:1440)
    >>World War II, o.q., 12038(197:1445)

Wood buffalo see Species at risk (endangered species)

Woodlots see Forest industry

Woodstock, ON see Curling--2001 Nokia Cup Ontario Men's Curling Championship

Woodward, Cody see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response, Humanitarian gestures

Work Adjustment Training

    >>Textile workers, job loss retraining program, 2527(39:1345)

Work camps see Construction industry

Work for welfare see Welfare--Provincial work for welfare programs

Work week see Employment

Workers see Labour

Workers compensation

    >>Saskatchewan government tax free payments to widows, federal government clawback under Income Tax Act
    >>>o.q., 4844(75:1145)
    >>>Petitions, 7616-7(120:1520), 8333-4(133:1510)

Working hours

    >>Eight hour day, history, 10750-1(174:1835-40)
    >>Work week, shorter, adoption
    >>>Canadian Federation of Independent Business survey, 10753-4(174:1855-1900)
    >>>Economic aspects, 10753-4(174:1850-5)
    >>>Federal-provincial jurisdiction, 10752(174:1850), 10757(174:1920)
    >>>M. (Martin, Pat), 10750-7(174:1835-1925)
    >>>>Dropped from Order Paper, 10757(174:1925)
    >>>Other countries, comparison, 10751-2(174:1845), 10753(174:1855)
    >>See also Airlines--Pilots falling asleep in cockpit; Employment--Work week; Trucking industry

Workplace health and safety see Occupational health and safety

World AIDS Day

    >>December 1, 2001, awareness, raising, S.O. 31, 7604(120:1405), 7705(122:1110)

World Asthma Day

World Athletic Championships (2001)

World Bank see Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Environmental review process

World Book and Copyright Day

    >>Books, importance
    >>>Quebec government, sales tax on books, elimination, S.O. 31, 2962(46:1410), 10715(174:1410)
    >>>S.O. 31, 10713-4(174:1355-400)

World Conference on Women and Sport

    >>Montreal, QC, May 16-19, 2002, S.O. 31, 11589(189:1405)

World Cup 2010 see Soccer

World Day Against Child Labour

    >>Malden Central Public School, Essex County, ON activities, S.O. 31, 12525(203:1410)

World Economic Forum see International competitiveness--Canadian ranking; Poverty--Developing countries

World Environment Day

World Food Day

    >>Commemorating, S.O. 31, 6192-3(95:1405)
    >>Theme, "Fight Hunger to Reduce Poverty", o.q., 6201(95:1455)

World Food Summit

    >>Canadian contribution, S.O. 31, 12601-2(204:1415)

World Habitat Day

    >>October 1, 2001, United Nations declaring, affordable/sustainable housing, promoting, S.O. 31, 5765(89:1405)

World Health Day

    >>April 7, public awareness campaign, S.O. 31, 2851(44:1400-5)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World heritage sites see Historic/heritage buildings, sites, monuments; Lake Saint-Pierre, QC

World March of Women see Poverty--Women; Women--Rights

World No-Tobacco Day

    >>May 31, Tobacco Kills--Don't be Duped, theme, S.O. 31, 4470-1(69:1400-5)
    >>World Health Organization (WHO) sponsorship, Canadian government promotional measures, o.q., 11995-6(196:1155)

World Partnership Walk

World Poetry Day

    >>March 21, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designating, S.O. 31, 1974-5(33:1495-10), 2165(35:1100), 9946(161:1400)

World Pond Hockey Championships see Hockey

World Press Freedom Day

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

    >>May 8, recognition, S.O. 31, 11375(185:1415)

World Refugee Day

    >>United Nations convention relating to refugees, 50th anniversary, S.O. 31, 4982(77:1405)

World Skills Competition

    >>Korea, Canadian students, success, S.O. 31, 6070(94:1405)

World Social Forum (Brazil, 2002)

    >>Goal, humanizing globalization, etc., S.O. 31, 9149(147:1110)

World Teachers' Day

World Theatre Day

    >>Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, Montréal, QC, 50th anniversary, S.O. 31, 2300(37:1400-5)

World Thinking Day see Girl Guides

World Trade Center see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks

World Trade Organization (WTO)

    >>Agreements, health care, education and culture, exempting, alternative globalization model, etc., 6939-40(109:1530), 9314-5(150:1635)
    >>>o.q., 8716(139:1435)
    >>>Petitions, 483(10:1220)
    >>Cessation of operations, impact on Canada-United States trade disputes
    >>>Inaccurate information, 11721(191:1205)
    >>>o.q., 11719(191:1155)
    >>China, membership, 9314(150:1630), 10775-7(175:1525-45), 10778(175:1555-600), 10870-1(177:1020)
    >>>Bloc Quebecois position, 9309-11(150:1550-605)
    >>>Canadian Alliance position, 9308-10(150:1535-55)
    >>>Canadian benefits, etc., 9306-7(150:1520-30), 9311-2(150:1605), 9315-7(150:1635-45), 10774-5(175:1520-30), 10778-81(175:1600-25), 10784-6(175:1650-705)
    >>>>o.q., 5295(81:1455-500)
    >>>New Democratic Party position, 9311-4(150:1605-30), 10784(175:1645)
    >>>Progressive Conservative Party position, 10784-5(175:1650-5)
    >>>See also People's Republic of China Accession to Agreement Establishing World Trade Organization Act (Bill C-50)
    >>Culture, relationship, 756-7(14:1250-5), 6940-1(109:1535), 6942(109:1545-50)
    >>>See also World Trade Organization (WTO)--Agreements
    >>Democratic accountability, establishing, 8107(129:1230)
    >>Dumping practices, dispute settlement mechanism, negotiating failure, 69412(109:1540)
    >>Foreign Affairs and International Trade Standing Committee study, 761(14:1320), 762(14:1325)
    >>Growth and development round of negotiations
    >>>Canadian participation, discussing agriculture, generic drugs TRIPS amendment, etc., 6953-5(109:1710-20), 6958(109:1745), 6968(109:1905-10), 7272(114:1545), 7273(114:1555), 7277-8(114:1625-30), 7280(114:1645), 9313(150:1620)
    >>>>o.q., 7263(114:1440)
    >>>Developing countries' benefits, etc., 6944-5(109:1600-5)
    >>>>o.q., 6934-5(109:1455)
    >>>Quebec, role, participation, Belgium, Walloon and Flemish communities, example, 6945-6(109:1615)
    >>Latin America negotiations in 2005, 5726(88:1235)
    >>Marchi, Sergio, Canadian Ambassador, selection as Chair of General Council, S.O. 31, 9021(145:1410)
    >>Ministerial meeting, Doha, Qatar, November 2001, 5704(88:1010), 7272(114:1545), 7273(114:1555), 9305-6(150:1520)
    >>>Committee take note, M. (Boudria), 6937-68(109:1510-915)
    >>>Developing countries, participation, Canadian aid, 6654(104:1330), 6943-5(109:1555-605), 6956-8(109:1735-40), 9312-3(150:1610-5)
    >>>See also Agricultural subsidies
    >>Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI), differences, 3380(52:1315)
    >>Negotiations
    >>>Canadian position, "initial conditional offer", making public, o.q., 12610(204:1455)
    >>>Failure, 735(14:1025), 736(14:1035)
    >>>See also Foreign Affairs and International Trade Standing Committee--Reports, Nineteenth--Reports, Twentieth
    >>New Democratic Party position, 6953-4(109:1710-5), 10782-3(175:1625-40)
    >>>S.O. 31, 6926(109:1410)
    >>Social programs, protecting, New Democratic Party position, etc., 748(14:1150)
    >>Sovereignty of countries, impact, New Democratic Party position, 7716(122:1205)
    >>Transparency, increasing, Canadian position, 754-5(14:1235), 780(14:1505-10), 6963(109:1820-5)
    >>See also Agricultural subsidies; Agriculture; Aircraft industry--Canada-Brazil dispute; Asbestos industry--Chrysotile asbestos, Countries banning; Canada-Costa-Rica Free Trade Agreement; Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement/dispute--Expiry of agreement; Costa Rica--Textile exports to United States; Dairy industry--Exports; Drugs and pharmaceuticals--Generic drugs, Stockpiling exception--Patent protection; Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Canada Account; General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS); HIV/AIDS--Developing countries; North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)--Investor-state dispute settlement provisions; Supply management and marketing boards; Trade--Rules-based system

World Tuberculosis Day

World War I

    >>Canadian Expeditionary Force, 23 soldiers, executed for military offences, recognition of service to nation, names, inscribing in The First World War Book of Remembrance
    >>>o.q., 8126(129:1440)
    >>>Statement by Minister (Duhamel), 8087-9(129:1005-20
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    Canadian war dead, Battle of the Somme, cemeteries, Paris, France, airport construction/expansion plans, opposing, S.O. 31, 9823(159:1405), 11665(190:1410)
    >>Halifax explosion (1917), S.O. 31, 8001(127:1055)
    >>Internment/internees, Ukranian Canadians, redress, etc., 2784-5(43:1520)
    >>>Petitions, 9304(150:1515)
    >>>S.O. 31, 3047(47:1400)
    >>>See also Ukranian Canadian Restitution Act (Bill C-331)
    >>Vimy Ridge, Battle of, 10059(163:1110)
    >>>84th anniversary, S.O. 31, 2904-5(45:1055)
    >>>85th anniversary
    >>>>S.O. 31, 10131-3(164:1400-10)
    >>>>Statement by Minister (Pagtakhan), 10121-4(164:1005-30)
    >>>April 9, commemorative day, establishing, 6936(109:1505), 12865-70(208:1720-1810)
    >>>>See also Vimy Ridge Day Act (Bill C-409)
    >>See also Bishop, Billy; Veterans' benefits/pensions

World War II

    >>Battle of the Atlantic, S.O. 31, 3605(55:1100), 11123-4(181:1410), 11221(183:1400), 11489(187:1100)
    >>Beaudry, Private Charles Joseph and Private George Robert Barritt, burial, Belgium, tributes, S.O. 31, 6880(108:1105-10)
    >>Canadian role, maintaining memory, government measures, o.q., 12038(197:1445-50)
    >>D-Day, June 6, 1944, anniversary, S.O. 31, 4700-1(73:1405-15), 12257-8(200:1400-5)
    >>Hong Kong veterans, tribute, S.O. 31, 8056(128:1400)
    >>Pearl Harbour, December 7, 1941 Japanes attack, 60th anniversary, S.O. 31, 8003-4(127:1110)
    >>VE Day, S.O. 31, 3658(56:1415), 11373-4(185:1400-5)
    >>See also Conscription; Lynch, Thomas; Holland; Japanese Canadians; Merchant marines/seamen; Price, Sergeant Charles Melville; Veterans

World Water Day

World Wide Web sites see Air Canada; Air transportation security--Increase, Temporary; Banks and financial services--Consumer protection measures; Business--Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) measures; Free Trade Area of the Americas--Canadian position; Government on-line services (Internet) passim; Social insurance numbers--System integrity

World Youth Championships in Athletics

    >>2003 games, Sherbrooke, QC, S.O. 31, 10303(166:1410)

World Youth Day

Wouters, Théo see Human rights--Thibault

Wright, Richard B.

    >>Giller Prize 2001, literary award, recipient, S.O. 31, 7087(111:1400)

Writers' Development Trust of Canada see Canada Book Day--April 23

Wrongful conviction see Dumont, Michel; Justice system--Miscarriage of justice/wrongful conviction

Wrongful death and injury claims see Marine transportation--Shipowners liability for carriage of goods/passengers

WTO see World Trade Organization (WTO)

W.W. Boyce Farmers Market

    >>50th anniversary, celebrating, S.O. 31, 4346(67:1405)

Wyeth-Ayers Canada Inc. see Organ donations/transplants--Research chairs