IN THE HOUSE ~ Question ~ pay equity and enhanced parental leave are missing from 2018 budget Bill C-74

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Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

42nd Parliament, 1st Session

You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/BDlP1lQhuBw

    Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Canadian women deserve far more than than those hollow talking points.

    The Prime Minister promised to finally deliver on pay equity. The budget bill reveals another broken promise. The Prime Minister promised to deliver enhanced parental leave. The budget bill shows another broken promise. The Prime Minister implied prior to the budget that he--

    The Speaker: Order. The hon. member for New Westminster—Burnaby knows that I have asked members not to engage in chanting. It is appropriate that the member pose his question. I will ask him to carry on with his question and present it here in the House.

    Mr. Peter Julian: --and the Prime Minister implied, Mr. Speaker, prior to the budget that he would bring in pharmacare. Another broken promise.

    Why does the Prime Minister not stop breaking promises--

*Point of Order:

   Mr. Peter Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby, NDP): Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, since I was cut off. If you seek it, I hope you will find unanimous consent for the Prime Minister to answer the following question.

    Since they are missing, will the Prime Minister put pay equity and enhanced parental leave into the budget bill, Bill C-74?

The Speaker : Does the hon. member have the unanimous consent of the House?

Some hon. members: Agreed.

Some hon. members: No.

The Speaker: There is no unanimous consent.