Question Period Notes

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Found 101 records

Jun. 4, 2021

What is the Government of Canada doing to support social innovation and social finance in Canada?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Jun. 4, 2021

A recent article on online hate and discrimination, including proliferation of pornographic material, points to the divide between regulating content on the web and freedom of expression that may be at risk. The article questions the pace with which the Minister of Canadian Heritage is working to address issues such as combatting hate groups, online hate and harassment and others.
One of the priorities in your mandate letter of 2019 is to work with the Minister of Women and Gender Equality and other ministerial colleagues to take action to ensure that federal workplaces are free from harassment and sexual violence

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Jun. 1, 2021

What is the Government of Canada doing to eliminate chronic homelessness?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

May 27, 2021

Are employees in the federal jurisdiction entitled to paid leave to receive a COVID-19 vaccination?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

May 27, 2021

What is the Labour Program of ESDC doing to combat forced labour in global supply chains?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

May 19, 2021

How does Part I of the Canada Labour Code discourage employers from using replacement workers during strikes?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 26, 2021

Current status of the collective bargaining negotiations at the Port of Montréal between the MEA and the Syndicat des débardeurs, CUPE, Local 375

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 21, 2021

What is the government doing to protect Canada's seniors from elder abuse?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Schulte, Deb (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Seniors

Apr. 21, 2021

What is the federal government doing to address mental health issues in federally regulated workplaces?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 21, 2021

Labour protections for gig workers

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 21, 2021

Why is the Government amending the Canada Labour Code to extend the equal remuneration protection to a greater number of employees in the air transportation sector?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 21, 2021

Why is the Government proposing to implement a $15 per hour federal minimum wage?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 21, 2021

What are the proposed changes to the Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP) announced in Budget 2021?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Apr. 20, 2021

Youth have been one of the demographic groups most impacted by the pandemic. What is the Government doing to help ensure young Canadians are better prepared to take advantage of job opportunities during Canada’s economic recovery and not left behind?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Qualtrough, Carla (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Apr. 20, 2021

How will the new Age Well at Home initiative help seniors stay at home longer?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Schulte, Deb (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Seniors

Apr. 20, 2021

Canadians need access to high-quality, affordable and flexible child care

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Apr. 20, 2021

New Budget 2021 investments of $100M for the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative, and $200M to establish a new Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Apr. 20, 2021

Budget 2021 proposes to extend EI Sickness Benefits from 15 weeks to 26 weeks

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Qualtrough, Carla (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Apr. 20, 2021

What is the Government of Canada doing to support students to complete high school and access post-secondary education?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Qualtrough, Carla (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Apr. 16, 2021

Service Canada is working to improve access and reduce wait times for Canadians through continued investments in its call centre operations.

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Apr. 15, 2021

The Parliamentary Budget Officer issued a report on basic income that examines how it could reduce poverty in Canada.

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Mar. 19, 2021

The Government has committed to co-develop, with employers and labour organizations, a “right to disconnect” for federally regulated workers.

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Tassi, Filomena (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Labour

Mar. 10, 2021

How will the 2020-2021 New Horizons for Seniors Program community-based call for proposals support Canadian communities?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Schulte, Deb (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Seniors

Feb. 17, 2021

What is the Government of Canada doing to make post-secondary education more affordable?

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Qualtrough, Carla (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Feb. 5, 2021

Implementation of the Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework

Organization: Employment and Social Development Canada
Minister by name: Hussen, Ahmed (Hon.)
Minister by title: Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

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