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Mr Percy DOWNE

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Canadian Senators Group

Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association
CA - K1A 0A6 - Ottawa


Working language: English


In the political groups

In the Assembly

  • since 23/01/2023 Substitute - Canada
  • from 05/04/2022 to 22/01/2023 Representative - Canada
  • from 16/04/2020 to 23/01/2022 Substitute - Canada
  • from 22/01/2018 to 26/01/2020 Substitute - Canada
  • from 18/04/2016 to 21/01/2018 Representative - Canada
  • from 25/01/2010 to 24/01/2016 Representative - Canada
  • from 27/04/2009 to 25/01/2010 Substitute - Canada

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)


Last speeches

14/10/2022 | 13:22:34 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Honourable colleagues, Today, I would like to use the time I have in this free debate to discuss the impact on global food security of the unprovoked and unjustified invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Russia’s actions in Ukraine have been directly impacting innocent civilians daily for over six months. And while Russia’s war has further compromised them, global supply chains were already struggling after more than two years of the... 13/10/2022 | 12:00:54 Thank you Chair, The Canadian delegation appreciates the opportunity to participate in these meetings, as it allows us to keep up to date on events in Europe and exchange information regarding, among other things, the war in Ukraine. It is now clear that, when Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24th, it was setting out to destroy the nationhood and the statehood of an independent country in Europe. It did so in complete violation of international law. Canadians, like people the world over... 11/10/2022 | 20:33:37 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Honourable colleagues, I would like to thank the rapporteur from Sweden for his work. His report makes a strong case that we must continue to raise awareness about anti-Muslim racism, even though most of us have recognized for decades that it is a problem that must be addressed. In Canada today, as I believe is the case in many parts of the world, Islamophobia is included within the context of a general increase in hate crimes. In my country...