The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

Hansard -- Fri., June 22, 2001

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HALIFAX, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2001

Fifty-eighth General Assembly

Second Session

12:00 Noon

SPEAKER

Hon. Murray Scott

DEPUTY SPEAKERS

Mr. Brooke Taylor, Mr. Kevin Deveaux, Mr. David Wilson

MR. SPEAKER: Order, please. We will begin the daily routine.

PRESENTING AND READING PETITIONS

PRESENTING REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

MR. SPEAKER: The honourable Minister of Justice.

HON. MICHAEL BAKER: Mr. Speaker, as Chairman of the Committee on Law Amendments, I am directed to report that the committee has met and considered the following bill:

Bill No. 68 - Healthcare Continuation (2001) Act.

and the committee recommends this bill to the favourable consideration of the House, with certain amendments.

MR. SPEAKER: Ordered that this bill be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on Bills.

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TABLING REPORTS, REGULATIONS AND OTHER PAPERS

STATEMENTS BY MINISTERS

GOVERNMENT NOTICES OF MOTION

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

NOTICES OF MOTION

ORDERS OF THE DAY

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

MR. SPEAKER: The honourable Government House Leader.

HON. RONALD RUSSELL: Mr. Speaker, I move that the House do now rise to meet again on Monday at the hour of 12:01 a.m. and sit until 23:59, 11:59 p.m., on Monday. The order of business will be the Committee of the Whole House on Bills.

MR. SPEAKER: The motion is for the House to adjourn until 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

We are adjourned until 12:01 a.m. on Monday.

[The House rose at 12:06 p.m.]

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NOTICES OF MOTION UNDER RULE 32(3)

RESOLUTION NO. 1827

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Chignecto Central Regional School Board recently honoured teachers and staff for their 25 years of service to our children and their education; and

Whereas these individuals were thanked and congratulated for their commitment to the youth and to the education programs in this province, with special emphasis on the challenges they face each day; and

Whereas Larry Beardsley of River Hebert Schools; Jane Black of Oxford Elementary School; Marion Burbine of West End Memorial Elementary School; Nancy Burke of Chignecto Family Office, Springhill (Secretary); Beverly Gilbert, West End Memorial Elementary School; Christine Murray, Springhill Elementary Schools; Rick Rhodes, River Hebert Elementary School; Linda Scott, West End Memorial Elementary School; Margaret Stevens, Oxford Regional High School; Gail Walsh, River Hebert District High School; Ellen Wood, Oxford Elementary School; and Douglas Wortman, Oxford Elementary School, were those individuals who received this special recognition;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this Legislature congratulate all these teachers and staff persons for their many years of service to their community and to this province and wish them many more years of success in their chosen careers.

RESOLUTION NO. 1828

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Chignecto Central Regional School Board recently honoured several retiring teachers at a special awards dinner; and

Whereas those honoured from Cumberland County included: Deborah Berry from Junction Road School, Springhill; Brian Brewer from Parrsboro High School; Roger Brown from Parrsboro High School; Carol B. Chapman from Springhill Junior/Senior High School; Carolyn R. Durant from Parrsboro Elementary School; Harry Faulkner from River Hebert

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Elementary School; John R. Layton from Springhill Junior/Senior High School; Marilyn M. Mitchell from West End Memorial School; Lee A. Moore from Springhill Junior/Senior High School; and

Whereas these individuals have clearly demonstrated a commitment to the education and development of a generation of this community's children as well as dedication to their professions;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate these outstanding men and women and thank them for all their hard work and wish them well in their retirement.

RESOLUTION NO. 1829

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Stacey Lynn Rector from Oxford Regional High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for her hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish her the very best in her future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1830

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

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Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Myles Bradley Wood from Oxford Regional High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for his hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1831

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Justin Andrew Gilbert from Parrsboro Regional High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for his hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1832

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

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Whereas Heather Sellons from Parrsboro Regional High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for her hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish her the very best in her future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1833

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Matthew Arthur Bray from River Hebert District High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for his hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1834

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Jennifer Lee Calder from Springhill Junior/Senior High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

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Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for her hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish her the very best in her future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1835

By: Hon. Murray Scott (The Speaker)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas youth who demonstrate qualities of leadership, academic achievement and participation in community service are an enormous source of pride for our province; and

Whereas the Lieutenant Governor's Medal is given to students who make significant contributions to their academic communities as well as those in which they live; and

Whereas Philip Reid Carter from Springhill Junior/Senior High School was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal earlier this month;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate this student for his hard work and diligence and for receiving this distinguished award of merit and wish him the very best in his future endeavours.

RESOLUTION NO. 1836

By: Hon. Gordon Balser (Minister of Economic Development)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas PanCanadian Petroleum will, tonight, be hosting Nova Scotia's first ever Students' Choice Awards Ceremony at the Halifax Sheraton; and

Whereas the purpose of the PanCanadian Students' Choice Award is to focus attention on public education by highlighting the positive impact which teachers can have in children's lives; and

Whereas PanCanadian's first ever Nova Scotian Student Choice Awards saw students forward 513 teachers' names for consideration by the selection panel;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House extend their congratulations to PanCanadian and all of the winners of the 2001 PanCanadian Students' Choice Awards.

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RESOLUTION NO. 1837

By: Hon. Ernest Fage (Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas u-picks and farm markets across the province are great places to buy fresh, locally grown products; and

Whereas more than 60 per cent of food-borne illness cases occur between the months of June and September each year; and

Whereas taking precautions with fruits and vegetables to prevent harmful bacteria, viruses and parasites is simple and easy;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House bring forward the message to their constituents about the four components of food safety - CLEAN, COOK, CHILL and SEPARATE - to ensure Nova Scotians keep their families safe this summer season.