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Blair, Right Hon. Tony see United Kingdom

Blakeny, Hon. Allan see Wascana Energy Inc.

Blanc-Sablon, QC airport see Air transportation security--Increase, Passenger surcharge, Sept-Îles, QC and Blanc-Sablon, QC airports

Bland, Fay

    >>Developmentally disabled persons, volunteer efforts, tribute, S.O. 31, 7758(123:1400)

Blindness see Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille; Visually impaired persons; White Cane Week

Bloc Québécois

    >>10th anniversary, S.O. 31, 4838(75:1115)
    >>Anti-democratic, 967-8(17:1550-5)
    >>Bloc Quebecois Youth Forum, general council meeting, S.O. 31, 4347(67:1410)
    >>"Defenders of terrorists", Prime Minister Chrétien statement, 8755(140:1420), 8762-3(141:1500-5)
    >>>o.q., 8823(140:1420)
    >>>See also Terrorism/terrorists--Combatting, Adherents to Geneva Convention
    >>Goal, destroying Canada, 4463(69:1310-5), 4469(69:1355), 10852(176:1615)
    >>Out of touch with reality, 400(9:1205)
    >>Public support, 11891(194:1545)
    >>Quebec separation, popularity, decline, party relevance, 10859(176:1710-5)
    >>>Harvey, André, remarks, "holidaying here in Canada's Parliament", etc., 10963-4(178:1815-20), 11437(186:1315), 11184-5(182:1250)
    >>>S.O. 31, 7209(113:1115)
    >>See also particular subjects

Bloc Québécois Youth Forum see Bloc Québécois

Block Parent program see National Block Parent Week

Blondin-Andrew, Hon. Ethel (Lib.--Western Arctic; Secretary of State (Children and Youth))


    >>Tainted see Hepatitis C

Blood alcohol content see Criminal Code (amdt.--blood alcohol content)(Bill C-464); Impaired driving

Blood samples

    >>Police taking see Criminal Code (amdt.--impaired driving causing death or injury)(Bill C-288); Criminal Code (amdt.--taking samples of bodily substances)(Bill C-354); Impaired driving--Death or injury caused, Urine
    >>Taking, disease testing, 229(6:1510), 1962-71(32:1835-935), 3620(55:1210), 4124-32(63:1800-55), 5968-70(92:1300-20)
    >>>See also Blood Samples Act (Bill C-217); Blood Samples Act (Bill C-347)
    >>See also Drinking water--Safety

Blood Samples Act (Bill C-217)--Strahl

    >>First reading, 229(6:1510)
    >>Second reading, 1962-71(32:1835-935), 4124-32(63:1800-55), 5968-70(92:1300-20), agreed to, on recorded division, 6220-2(95:1725-805)
    >>>Dropped to bottom of order of precedence on Order Paper, 1971(32:1935), 4132(63:1855)
    >>Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee, referral, 6222(95:1805)
    >>>Order discharged, bill withdrawn, subject-matter referred to standing committee, 9420(152:1210)
    >>See also Blood samples--Taking; Firefighters/emergency response personnel--Infectious disease exposure; Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee--Reports, Twelfth--Reports, Thirteenth; Police--Infectious disease exposure

Blood Samples Act (Bill C-347)--Martin, K.

    >>First reading, 3620(55:1210)
    >>See also Blood samples--Taking; Firefighters/emergency response personnel--Infectious disease exposure; Police--Infectious disease exposure

Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival

    >>Ukrainian Canadians, cultural diversity, celebrating, S.O. 31, 5658(87:1410)

Blouin, Gustave

    >>Former Member of Parliament, death, tribute, S.O. 31, 11002(179:1410)

Blue box program see Recycling--Ontario blue box program

Blue Water Bridge

    >>International bridge, Point Edward, ON-Port Huron MI, importance, amount of traffic, trade and tourism role, Blue Water Bridge Authority operating Canadian side, improvements, borrowing power, etc., 3597-600(55:1005-20)
    >>>Casino near Canadian side of bridge, 3599(55:1010)
    >>>See also Blue Water Bridge Authority Act (amdt.)(Bill S-5)

Blue Water Bridge Authority Act (amdt.)(Bill S-5)--Minister of Transport (Collenette)

    >>First reading, 3152(48:1505)
    >>Second reading, 3596-600(55:1005-20), agreed to, Committee of the Whole referral, committee stage, report stage, concurrence, third reading, 3600(55:1020), passed.
    >>Royal Assent, 3892(59:1615), Chap. 3, S.C. 2001
    >>See also Blue Water Bridge

Bluenose schooner see Royal Canadian Mint--Coins

Blyth, ON

    >>Communities in Bloom winner, congratulating, S.O. 31, 5861(90:1400)

BMO Nesbitt Burns see Competition Act--Amendments

BNA see Credit cards--Banks and financial institutions specializing in

Board of Internal Economy

    >>Members, appointment
    >>>Boudria, Mitchell, Catterall, Saada, Strahl, Reynolds, Bergeron, Blaikie and MacKay, 16(2:1535)
    >>>Boudria, replacing Goodale, 11842(193:1505)
    >>>Breitkreuz, replacing Harris, 8297(133:1105)
    >>>Brien, replacing Bergeron, 5115(79:1100)
    >>>Goodale, replacing Boudria, 8297(133:1105)
    >>>Harris, replacing Strahl, 3175(49:1010)
    >>>Johnston, replacing Breitkreuz, 10059(163:1105)
    >>>Kilger, 37(3:1510)
    >>>Reynolds, replacing R. White, 10059(163:1105)
    >>>White, R., replacing Reynolds, 8487(135:1500)
    >>Membership, opening to backbenchers, etc., 2047(33:2150)
    >>Proceedings, need for openness, less secrecy, 2038(33:2045)
    >>Questions asked during oral question period, replies, procedures, 5721-3(88:1200-10)

Boards of directors see Banks and financial institutions


    >>Fishing see Fishing vessels
    >>Licensing, computerized system, establishing, 3899(59:1700)
    >>>Commercial vessel standards, applying to, possibility, 3898-9(59:1700-5)
    >>>Lax regulations, no insurance requirement, water-skiing example, etc., 1115(20:1240-50)
    >>Safety, safe boating
    >>>Boating accident, deaths, safety violations, lax inspections, etc., S.O. 31, 4656(72:1415)
    >>>S.O. 31, 4522-3(70:1105)
    >>Sewage dumping in public waters, Port Moody--Coquitlam--Port Coquitlam constituency, S.O. 31, 11709(191:1100)
    >>See also Canadian Coast Guard; Safe Boating Week

Boer War see South African War (Boer War)

Boisbriand, QC see General Motors of Canada Limited

Boisjoli, Charlotte

    >>Performer, novelist, death, tributes, S.O. 31, 23-4(3:1400-5)

Bombardier Inc.

    >>Export Development Corporation (EDC) Canada Account assistance, 5790(89:1710), 6711(105:1215), 6722(105:1335-40)
    >>Government grants, contributions, and/or loan guarantees, 10855(176:1640)
    >>>r.o., 6529(101:1510)
    >>Government interest free loans, 3117(47:2145)
    >>Government subsidies, 5750(89:1210)
    >>Northern Ireland, investment, 10817(176:1220), 10849(176:1550)
    >>Northwest Airlines contract, government low interest loan, 4634-5(72:1145), 6711(105:1215), 8860(142:1045)
    >>>o.q., 4269(66:1425-30), 4271(66:1435-40), 4481(69:1455)
    >>Regional jet contract, 1000 jobs at Dorval, QC plant, etc., S.O. 31, 3250(50:1100)
    >>Technology Partnerships Canada loans, 8808(141:1235)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, financial impact, 5824(89:2125)
    >>See also Aircraft industry--Canada-Brazil dispute--United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Export Development Corporation (EDC)--Mexico; Farm income crisis--Funding, Availability; Government aircraft--VIP executive jet fleet; Technology Partnerships Canada--Loans/investments, Cabinet approval requirement

Bombings see Iraq--United States and United Kingdom bombing raids; Saudi Arabia; Second Cup Restaurants; Terrorism/terrorists

Bonavista and Notre Dame Bays area, NF see Marine conservation areas

Bonavista--Trinity--Conception constituency see House of Commons vacancies; Members of Parliament--Certificate of election

Bone marrow transplants

    >>Oxley, Patrick, leukemia treatment, denied in Ontario, operation in United States, 8982(144:1310)

Bonin, Ray (Lib.--Nickel Belt)

    >>Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Standing Committee, 6770(106:1505), 7416(117:1035-40), 7615(120:1510)
    >>Correctional Service of Canada, 11057(180:1535)
    >>Corrections and Conditional Release Act (amdt.--Board of Management to oversee operations of Correctional Service of Canada)(Bill C-458), 11057(180:1535)
    >>Corrections and Conditional Release Act (amdt.--disclosure of certain information about offenders)(Bill C-459), 11057(180:1535)
    >>Corrections and Conditional Release Act (amdt.--Office of Victims Ombudsman)(Bill C-457), 11057(180:1535)
    >>Criminal Code (amdt.) and Corrections and Conditional Release Act (amdt.--security classification of maximum to high-risk violent offenders) (Bill C-456), 11056(180:1535)
    >>Dangerous offenders, 11056(180:1535)
    >>Energy, o.q., 11382(185:1500)
    >>Nuclear Fuel Waste Act (Bill C-27), 7416(117:1035-40)
    >>Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act (Bill C-33), 6770(106:1505)
    >>Penitentiary inmates, 11057(180:1535)
    >>Pornography, petitions, 7908(125:1525)
    >>Sentences (convicted criminals), o.q., 11449(186:1435)
    >>Victims of crime, 11057(180:1535)

Bonn, Germany see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Canada ratifying protocol

Bonwick, Paul (Lib.--Simcoe--Grey)

    >>Air transportation, 5886(90:1655)
    >>Anti-terrorism Act (Bill C-36), 6267-8(96:1540-50)
    >>Auberge Grand-Mère
    >>>M. on supply (Day), 2712(42:1510)
    >>Bonwick, references, 180(5:1345)
    >>Budget 2001, S.O. 31, 7556(119:1405)
    >>Canada, 181(5:1345)
    >>Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB), 181(5:1350)
    >>Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act (Bill C-10), 7152-4(112:1330-45)
    >>Canadian Alliance, 182(5:1355)
    >>Children, 181(5:1350)
    >>Economy/economic conditions, 182(5:1355)
    >>Globalization, global economy/marketplace, 182(5:1355)
    >>Great Lakes watershed/basin, S.O. 31, 7368(116:1405)
    >>Human Resources Development Department, 181(5:1350)
    >>Islam, 5886(90:1700)
    >>Liberal government (Chrétien), 181(5:1345-50)
    >>Marine conservation areas, 7152-4(112:1330-45)
    >>Martin, Paul, references, 6268(96:1550)
    >>Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act (Bill C-374), 4655-6(72:1005)
    >>Neurofibromatosis Month, S.O. 31, 4090(63:1405)
    >>Parental leave, 181(5:1350)
    >>Procedure, Bills, Private Members' Public, 4625(72:1005)
    >>References, election win, thanking, 180(5:1345)
    >>Terrorism/terrorists, 5886(90:1700), 6267-8(96:1540-50)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5657(87:1405)
    >>Throne Speech, 181-2(5:1345-55
    >>>Address in Reply, M. (Macklin), 180-3(5:1345-400)
    >>Tourism industry, o.q., 2780(43:1455)
    >>United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    >>>M. on supply (McDonough), 5885-7(90:1655-710)
    >>>S.O. 31, 5245(80:1400), 11874(194:1405)
    >>Youth, 183(5:1400)

Book Day see Canada Book Day

Book of Remembrance see Peacekeeping

Book of thanks see United States, September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks--Canadian response, United States' House of Representatives

Book-publishing industry

    >>Corporate concentration, Indigo proposed takeover by Chapters, impact, o.q., 1982(33:1445)
    >>Stoddart, Jack, publishing company, bankruptcy proceedings, government role, Goods and Services Tax (GST), etc., o.q., 11051-2(180:1455)
    >>Transition to new economy, government support, Throne Speech statement, 15(2:1530)
    >>See also Canadian Heritage Standing Committee--36th Parl., 2nd Sess.; Publishing industry--Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Books see Antarctica; Canada Book Day; World Book and Copyright Day

Border, Canada-United States

Border crossings see Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC)

Border disputes see Ethiopia-Eritrea border dispute

Borders, international

Boreal biodiversity see Saint-Félicien Zoo

Boreal forests see Forests

Borealis Transportation Infrastructure Trust see Border, Canada-United States--Windsor, ON--Detroit, MI

Borotsik, Rick (PC--Brandon--Souris; PC/DR Coalition--Brandon--Souris as of September 13, 2001; PC--Brandon--Souris as of April 10, 2002)


    >>Peace process, Vinko, Cardinal Puljic, Archbiship of Sarajevo, role, tribute, S.O. 31, 8477(135:1410)
    >>See also Canadian Armed Forces--Peacekeeping operations

Boston, MA see Highways and roads--Quebec, Highway 35

Botswana see Banks and financial institutions--Failure

Bottled water industry see Drinking water contamination

Bottom Line on Kyoto: Economic Benefits of Canadian Action see Greenhouse gas emissions (climate change/global warming)--Reducing, Economic benefits

Bouchard, Hon. Lucien see Environment--Progressive Conservative government (Mulroney) record; Quebec

Bouchard, Maurice see Penitentiary inmates

Boucher, Maurice "Mom" see Gun control/guns--Registration system

Boudreau, James Bernard see Export Development Corporation (EDC)

Boudria, Hon. Don (Lib.--Glengarry--Prescott--Russell; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons as of September 27, 2001; Minister of Public Works and Government Services as of January 15, 2002; Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons as of May 26, 2002)