Week of March 18, 2019

Parliament Update – Week of March 18, 2019

The following was debated in the House:

• C-83 – Corrections and Conditional Release Act (Third Reading)
• C-84 – An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting) (Report Stage)
• C-92 – An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and families (Second Reading)
• C-95 — Appropriation Act No. 4, 2018-19 (Royal Assent)
• M-203 – Fraud Activities against Seniors (First hour of First Reading)
• NDP Question of Privilege – Government Accountability
• S-6 – Instructions to FINA

On Monday, in the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU), we heard from witnesses on Cybersecurity in the Financial Sector as a National Economic Security Issue. Also, on Monday, I attended a briefing session for parliamentarians who will be attending, as observers, the presidential election in Ukraine.

On Tuesday, Budget 2019 was introduced.

On Wednesday, 61 votes were held on the Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018- 19 and 68 votes on the Interim Estimates.

On Thursday, an emergency debate was held that evening on the topic of the Prime Minister pressuring the former Attorney General to interfere in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin.

You can read comments and questions from Debates on the House Publications page at www.ourcommons.ca/en

This week, I attended seven meetings, one event, recorded two messages and chatted with a local radio station in the riding.

On Friday, I flew back to the riding as Parliament will be down the week of March 25th.

Please note: During the week of March 25th, I will be in the riding office catching up on emails and phone calls. On Tuesday, I will be meeting with constituents and later attending an event.

On Wednesday, I will be travelling to Ukraine as part of the Election Observation Mission for their presidential election, on March 31, 2019. I will be back in Ottawa the evening of April 2nd as Parliament will be sitting for the next two weeks.

Look for my next update for the week of April 1st on the happenings of Parliament.

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