Be it further resolved that this House regret that the federal Liberal government ignored the environmental implications of NAFTA which, in the opinion of this House, is likely to increase intergovernmental pressure to lower environmental standards and enforcement measures.
Be it further resolved that, as the plan introduced by the Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to rationalize the Pacific Salmon fleet will cause further irreversible hardship for fishery workers and communities, result in increased corporate concentration and do little to meet conservation concerns, this House urge the federal government immediately halt implementation of the Mifflin plan while its impacts are more fully examined and alternatives that meet the needs of British Columbia workers and communities are explored.
Be it further resolved that this House call upon the Government to step up its efforts to ensure compliance with the law by enforcing the restriction on the sale of tobacco products to those under the age of 18, including the prosecution of those who continue to ignore this prohibition.
Every Bill shall receive three readings, on different days, prior to being passed. After first reading, there shall be a minimum of three sitting days before second reading. After the second reading, it shall be ordered for committal on a subsequent day. Notwithstanding the above, on urgent or extraordinary occasions, a Bill may be read twice or thrice, or advanced two or more stages in one day.
1. the application of key issues arising out of the Nisga'a Agreement-in-Principle to treaty negotiations throughout British Columbia;
2. how progress can be made towards treaty settlements with aboriginal people beneficial to all British Columbians.
Further, that the House authorizes the committee to provide opportunities for all citizens of British Columbia, aboriginal and non-aboriginal, to express their views on these matters.
In addition to the powers previously conferred upon the said Committee, the Committee be empowered: