House speaker index

Letter: W

  • Wai, D. (PC, Richmond Hill)

    • Better Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 5)
      • second reading, 651
    • Cap-and-trade cancellation
      • general remarks, 2095
    • Carbon pricing - federal carbon tax
      • general remarks, 2095
    • Climate change
      • government strategy, 2095
    • Government downsizing
      • as fiscal policy, 651
    • International trade
      • Ontario-China, 1282
    • Members' statements
      • Events in Richmond Hill, 341, 1086
      • International trade, 1282
    • Members'/ministers' constituencies
      • Richmond Hill, 1086
    • Members'/ministers' inaugural speeches, 159–160
    • Members'/ministers' personal narratives, 159
    • Private members' public business
      • Immigrant and refugee services
    • Public education campaigns - historical/national
      • National Day of the People's Republic of China, 1282
    • Refugees
      • resettlement, funding for
    • Throne speech debate
  • Walker, B. (PC, Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound)

    • Appreciation
      • Hanover and District Hospital Auxiliary, 88
      • Heimpel, Mitch, 1868
    • Aquaculture industry, 1843
    • Auditor General
      • Review of the 2018 Pre-Election Report on Ontario’s Finances, 1253, 1255
    • Budget 2018-2019
    • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
      • s.33: notwithstanding clause
        • and democracy, 984–985
        • government use of, 1019
        • inclusion of, 1016
        • and judicial review, 1016
        • re Toronto City Council reform
          • role of election timeline, 1019
        • threshold for use, 984
    • Cancer survivors, 1386
    • Cancer treatment
      • CAR T-cell therapy
    • Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018 (Bill 4)
    • Cap-and-trade
      • purchase of credits from Quebec and California, 557, 560
    • Cap-and-trade cancellation - economic impact
      • general remarks, 560
    • Cap-and-trade - environmental impact
    • Carbon pricing
      • effect on business environment, 557
    • Carbon pricing - federal carbon tax
      • government response to, 997
    • City of Toronto et al. v Ontario (Attorney General), 2018 ONSC 5151
      • appeal of, 988, 1016
      • government response to, 985
      • re Toronto City Council reform
        • timing of reform, 1016
    • Climate change mitigation
      • government strategy, 998
    • Democracy
      • role of political debate in, 1661
    • Efficient Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 31)
    • Electricity generation
    • Electricity generation/transmission
      • private vs. public, 1771
    • Electricity rates
      • affordability, 455
    • Ferry service
      • Chi-Cheemaun to Manitoulin Island, 453
    • Gasoline prices
    • Government debt
    • Government downsizing
    • Government orders
    • Government record
    • Green Energy Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 12, Sched. A
    • Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018 (Bill 34)
    • Green Ontario Program (GreenON)
      • administration, 278
      • budget, 56
    • Health care
      • government strategy, 279
    • Hydro One leadership
      • board compensation, 278
      • CEO compensation, 58
      • CEO exit package, 57, 278
    • Independent Financial Commission of Inquiry
      • general remarks, 1255
    • Judicial officers
      • election vs. appointment, 1016
      • statutory interpretation, 1016
    • Judiciary
    • Legislative pages
      • appreciation for, 1043
    • Legislative procedure
      • closure motions, 1043
      • House schedules
        • evening sittings, 1041
        • opposition days, 1043
      • private members' public business
      • time allotment, proportionality of, 1661
    • Legislative process
      • debate
        • partisanship of, 1663
      • filibustering, 1662
      • general remarks, 1017–1019
      • House schedules
        • notice of, 1664
        • overnight sittings, 1015
      • opposition days, role of, 1043
      • reasoned amendments, 451, 1185
    • Legislative staff
    • Long-term care
      • wait-lists, 58
    • Long-term-care beds
    • Medical isotopes
      • supplied by Bruce Power, 81
    • Members' statements
      • Aquaculture, 1843
      • Canadian Cancer Survivor Network, 1386
      • Childhood cancer, 1280–1281
      • Hanover and District Hospital Auxiliary, 88
    • Members'/ministers' birthdays
      • Baber, Roman (York Centre), 740
      • McKenna, Jane (Burlington), 1731
      • Rickford, Greg (KenoraRainy River), 1120
      • Skelly, Donna (Flamborough–Glanbrook), 1796
    • Members'/ministers' privileges
      • wearing of paraphernalia
    • Members/ministers quoting
      • news media
        • carbon pricing, 557
    • Mining industry
    • Municipal and regional governments
      • wards, number of
        • in other jurisdictions, 985
    • Municipalities
      • provincial jurisdiction over, 1016
    • Nuclear energy
    • Nuclear generating facilities
      • Bruce Power
        • economic impact, 81
        • supplier of medical isotopes, 81
      • closures
        • in other jurisdictions, 557
      • Pickering
        • continued operation, economic impact, 453
    • Ontario's Fair Hydro Plan
      • accounting treatment, 1254
      • cost of, 1254
    • Opposition day motions
      • University and college funding
    • Opposition parties
    • Oral questions
      • Bruce nuclear generating station
        • presented, 81
      • Energy policies
      • Firefighting in northern Ontario
      • Government's agenda
      • Government's record
      • Mining industry
      • Natural gas
      • Retirement homes
      • Taxation
    • Private members' public business
      • Accessibility for persons with disabilities
      • Accessible Parking and Towing Industry Review Committee Act, 2018 (Bill 39)
    • Public education campaigns - health
      • Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Awareness Month, 1280
    • Renewable energy contracts
    • Renewable energy contracts - cancellation
      • fiscal impact, 57
    • Retirement homes
    • Select Committee on Financial Transparency
    • Standing Orders
    • Standing Orders by order
      • S.O. 6(b): meetings of the House, motion to extend house of meeting towards the end of the Fall and Spring meeting periods, 1041
      • S.O. 43(a): opposition day debates, time limits, 1043
      • S.O. 46(a): motions to adjourn House or debate, 1043
      • S.O. 98(a): private members' public business, time allotment for debate, 1042
      • S.O. 98(e): private members' public business, suspension, 1040, 1042
      • S.O. 98(h): private members' public business, no adjournment of debate, 1043
    • Throne speech debate
    • Time allocation motions
      • Efficient Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 31)
      • Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018 (Bill 34)
    • Toronto City Council - election (2018)
    • Toronto City Council reform
      • general remarks, 1015
      • legal challenge to
        • as dilatory strategy, 1017
    • Toronto City Council - wards, redrawing of
      • alignment with provincial ridings, 1016
    • Urgent Priorities Act, 2018 (Bill 2)
    • White Pines Wind Project
      • local opinion, 278
    • Wildfires in northern Ontario
    • Wind turbines
      • public response to, 57
  • West, J. (NDP, Sudbury)

    • Access to Natural Gas Act, 2018 (Bill 32)
    • Air pollution
      • sulphur dioxide
    • Appreciation
      • Simpson, Robin, 1595
    • Breast cancer
      • detection and treatment, 1595
    • Cannabis consumption - location restrictions
      • multi-unit dwellings, 1368
    • Cannabis consumption - youth
      • general remarks, 1363
    • Cannabis retail
      • public-ownership model
        • general remarks, 1368
    • Cannabis retail - unlicensed dispensaries
      • general remarks, 1363
    • Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 36)
    • Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018 (Bill 4)
    • Cap-and-trade - environmental impact
      • effect on emissions, 566, 622
    • Climate change mitigation
      • government strategy, 1563
    • Curriculum - health and physical education
      • general remarks, 334
    • Curriculum - health and physical education (proposed)
    • Efficient Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 31)
      • second reading, 979
    • Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program
      • general remarks, 566
    • Electricity rates
      • impact on mining industry, 1563
    • Employment
      • careers, economic impact, 1368
    • Employment - annual leave days
      • bereavement days, 1972
      • classification of, 1972
    • Employment - leaves of absence
    • Employment standards
      • enforcement
        • workplace inspections, 2020
      • inspections, 1883
    • Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 22
      • personal emergency days, 1972
    • Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018 (Bill 34)
      • second reading, 1563
    • Green Ontario Program (GreenON) cancellation
      • retrofit rebates
        • effect on delivery agents, 71
    • Health care by region
    • Highway tolls
      • Highways 412 and 418, 1673
    • Home heating
      • means of, relative cost, 1472
      • in northern and rural Ontario, 1563
    • Hospital funding by site
      • Health Sciences North (Sudbury), 1485
    • Labour relations
      • first-contract arbitration, 1839
    • Land acknowledgements, 2009
    • Legislative drafting
    • Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47)
    • Members' statements
      • Simpson, Robin, 1595
      • United Way Centraide North East Ontario, 532
    • Members'/ministers' constituencies
    • Members'/ministers' correction of record, 2023
    • Members'/ministers' inaugural speeches, 2009–2012
    • Minimum wage
      • freeze (1995), 2023
      • indexed to inflation, 2023
    • Minimum wage earners
    • Minimum wage increase (2019)
    • Natural gas
      • access to
        • general remarks, 1472
        • in northern and rural Ontario, 1810
    • Natural gas expansion
    • Natural gas infrastructure
      • funding source, 1472
    • Natural gas rates
      • expansion charge
        • general remarks, 1472
    • Occupational health and safety
      • cannabis and, 1359
      • Internal Responsibility System (IRS)
        • and temporary workers, 2020
    • Oral questions
    • Petitions
    • Public assets
    • Social assistance programs
    • Taxation
      • of low-income earners, 71
    • Throne speech debate
    • Union certification
    • Wildfires in northern Ontario, 622
  • Wilson, Hon. J. (PC, Simcoe–Grey)

    • Amazon
      • fulfillment centre
    • Apprenticeships
    • Automotive industry
      • economic impact, 234
    • Business environment
      • general remarks, 1957
      • government strategy, 334
    • Business investment
      • general remarks, 1430
      • Shopify, Toronto office, 1429
    • Business regulations
    • Economic conditions
    • Economic growth
      • government strategy, 334
    • Economy
      • government policy, 334
    • Employment
      • creation, 1275
      • investment in workers, 1957
    • Employment - annual leave days
      • documentation supporting, 1959
      • general remarks, 1959
    • Employment standards
    • Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 22
    • Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 22
      • personal emergency days, 1959
    • Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 22
      • repeal of provisions, 1833
    • Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 22
    • Government record
      • Liberal (2003-2018)
        • business regulations, 1834
        • employment, 1925
    • Interprovincial trade
    • Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47)
    • Manufacturing industry
    • Minimum wage
      • indexed to inflation, 1959
    • Minimum wage increase
    • Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
      • responsibilities of
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) - renegotiation
      • consultation on, 1084
      • effect on automotive industry, 1077
      • government participation, 1077–1078
      • impact on employment, 14
    • Oral questions
    • Skilled trades
      • regulatory reform, 1923
    • Skilled tradespeople
    • Small business
    • Statements by stakeholders
    • Taxation
      • government strategy, 334
    • Trade with United States
      • automotive industry, 15, 232
      • collaboration between provincial and federal governments, 14
      • economic impact, 14
      • government advocacy, 232
      • representative in Washington, 232
      • trade representative, compensation, 1680
    • United States Department of Commerce
      • committee hearings, minister's appearance, 15, 232
    • United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
      • tariffs, steel and aluminum, 1321
      • trade negotiations, non-market countries, 1487
      • transitional assistance, 1432, 1482
    • United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) - impact on industry
    • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
  • Wynne, K.O. (LIB, Don Valley West)

    • Attack in Toronto (July 22, 2018), 225
    • Better Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 5)
    • Clean technology industry
      • development of, 1741
    • Climate change
      • general remarks, 1740
    • Climate change mitigation
    • Curriculum - Truth and Reconciliation
      • writing workshops, cancellation of, 1229
    • Education - elementary/secondary
      • curriculum reform, consultation, 1635
      • Education Partnership Table, 1635
    • Education funding
      • Parents Reaching Out Grants, 1733
    • Energy policy
    • Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
      • 2018 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report
        • Climate Action in Ontario: What's Next?, 1740
    • French-language debates
      • Déclarations des députés
        • Gouvernement municipal, 415
    • Government downsizing
      • municipal level, consultation, 415, 828
    • Government record
    • Green Energy Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 12, Sched. A
    • Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018 (Bill 34)
    • Indigenous relations
      • government meetings with Indigenous leaders, 1229
    • Members' statements
    • Oral questions
      • Curriculum
      • Education
      • Indigenous relations and reconciliation
      • International trade
        • presented, 232
    • Petitions
      • Municipal elections, 935
    • Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples
      • government strategy, 2043
    • Renewable energy
    • Tornadoes in Ottawa (September 2018), 1123
    • Toronto City Council reform
      • and democracy, 415
      • general remarks, 415
    • Trade with United States
      • economic impact, 232
      • government advocacy, 232
      • representative in Washington, 232