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The Hon. Jane  Cordy, B.Ed. An accomplished educator, Senator Jane Cordy was appointed to the Senate on June 9, 2000, by the Rt. Honourable Jean Chrétien. She represents the province of Nova Scotia.

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City of Toronto Application for Infrastructure Funding

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Statement made on 10 June 2009 by Senator Art Eggleton

Hon. Art Eggleton:

Honourable senators, my question is to the Leader of the Government in the Senate. Canada's municipalities are urging the government to send them infrastructure money so that they can get projects up and running. To date, they have only received a lot of promises. We now hear that, over the weekend, Minister John Baird commented on a crucial job creation application by the City of Toronto to build street cars, and his blunt and profane dismissal. This project is exactly what the country needs. It would help the struggling manufacturing industry in Ontario and the parts industry in Quebec and Manitoba by creating jobs now. Also, this project is building the kind of green infrastructure that your government says it wants. Public transit reduces congestion. Street cars are environmentally friendly. Will the Toronto application be funded?

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10 Apr, 2014 | By Senator James Cowan | My question is: Will this government put National Pharmacare on the agenda?
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