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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
37th PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION


JOURNALS

No. 115

Tuesday, June 10, 2003

10:00 a.m.



Prayers

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Report of the Chief of the Defence Staff for 2002-2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-372-23.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— Nos. 372-1436, 372-1445 and 372-1446 concerning the agricultural industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-84-01;

— Nos. 372-1464 to 372-1471 concerning the regulation of food and drugs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-85-01.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 36th Report of the Committee (political financing). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-99.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 50 and 52) was tabled.


Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 37th Report of the Committee, which was as follows:

The Committee recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, that the name of the following Member be added to the list of associate members of the following standing committee:

Justice and Human Rights

Libby Davies

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) was tabled.


Ms. Karetak-Lindell (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources) , from the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (amendments to the Standing Orders — Committee mandate and name change). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-100.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 79 and 80) was tabled.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 37th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.

Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton Southwest) , one concerning marriage (No. 372-1746) and two concerning the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Nos. 372-1747 and 372-1748);

— by Mr. Hill (Prince George—Peace River) , two concerning pornography (Nos. 372-1749 and 372-1750) and two concerning the income tax system (Nos. 372-1751 and 372-1752);

— by Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , two concerning marriage (Nos. 372-1753 and 372-1754) and one concerning health care services (No. 372-1755);

— by Mr. Cummins (Delta—South Richmond) , one concerning the Canadian Coast Guard (No. 372-1756);

— by Mr. Speller (Haldimand—Norfolk—Brant) , one concerning the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (No. 372-1757), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 372-1758) and one concerning marriage (No. 372-1759).

Questions on Order Paper

Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-213, Q-219, Q-220, Q-222 and Q-224 on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Ms. Augustine (Secretary of State (Multiculturalism) (Status of Women)) , moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing), not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and one sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and

That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at report stage and on the day allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the stage of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

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(Division No. 182 -- Vote no 182)

YEAS: 129, NAYS: 74

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Binet
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Dromisky
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Finlay
Folco
Fry
Godfrey
Goodale
Graham
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lincoln
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marcil
Marleau
Matthews
McCallum
McGuire
McLellan
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pagtakhan
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Pettigrew
Phinney
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Rock
Saada
Scherrer
Scott
Serré
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Venne
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 129
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Ablonczy
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Benoit
Blaikie
Borotsik
Breitkreuz
Burton
Cadman
Cardin
Casey
Chatters
Comartin
Davies
Desjarlais
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Fournier
Gallant
Girard-Bujold
Godin
Gouk
Grewal
Guimond
Harper
Hearn
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Lalonde
Lanctôt
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
McDonough
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Nystrom
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Picard (Drummond)
Proctor
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Robinson
Rocheleau
Sauvageau
Schellenberger
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
St-Hilaire
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Toews
Vellacott
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 74

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motion in Group No. 2 (Motion No. 11).


Group No. 2

Motion No. 11 of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Mr. DeVillers (Secretary of State (Amateur Sport)) , — That Bill C-24 be amended by adding after line 31 on page 99 the following new clause:

    “63.1 The Act is amended by adding the following after section 536:

    536.1 After the submission to the House of Commons of a report under section 535 in relation to the first general election following the coming into force of this section, any committee of that House to which the report is referred shall, in addition to considering the report, consider the effects of the provisions of this Act concerning political financing that came into force on the same day as this section.”

The debate continued on the motion in Group No. 2.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motion in Group No. 2 (Motion No. 11).

The debate continued on the motion in Group No. 2.

The question was put on Motion No. 11 and it was agreed to on division.


Group No. 3

Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) , seconded by Mr. Proctor (Palliser) , moved Motion No. 12, — That Bill C-24 be amended by adding after line 42 on page 101 the following new clause:

    “71. (1) Within six months after becoming registered under Division 1.1 of Part 18 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, the registered association of a political party that is already registered on the coming into force of this section may provide the Chief Electoral Officer, in addition to the documents required by section 403.05 of that Act, with a report including

    (a) a statement of contributions received by the registered association since the last general election and before the coming into force of this section from the following classes of contributor: individuals, businesses, commercial organizations, governments, trade unions, corporations without share capital other than trade unions, and unincorporated organizations or associations other than trade unions;

    (b) the number of contributors in each class listed in paragraph (a);

    (c) the name and address of each contributor in a class listed in paragraph (a) who made contributions of a total amount of more than $200 to the registered association, and that total amount; and

    (d) in the case of a numbered company that is a contributor referred to in paragraph (c), the name of the chief executive officer or president of that company.

    (2) No registered association of a political party that is already registered on the coming into force of this section shall transfer to a registered party, another registered association or a candidate any contributions that were received by the registered association during the period mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) unless it has filed the report under subsection (1).

    (3) A registered association that wilfully contravenes subsection (2) is guilty of an offence and is liable

    (a) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $2,000; or

    (b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $5,000.

    (4) This section ceases to have effect on the day that is five years after the day on which it comes into force.”

Debate arose on the motion in Group No. 3.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding the Order made March 25, 2003, in relation to its study of prescription drugs, a group comprised of five government members and one member each of the opposition parties of the Standing Committee on Health be authorized to travel to Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg, during the week of September 29, 2003, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motion in Group No. 3 (Motion No. 12).

The debate continued on the motion in Group No. 3.

At 5:45 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on Motion No. 12 and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded divisions.


Group No. 1

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment to Motion No. 4 of Mr. White (North Vancouver) , seconded by Mr. Epp (Elk Island) , — That Motion No. 4 be amended by replacing the word “$0.4375” with the following:

“$0.01”.

The question was put on the amendment to Motion No. 4 and it was negatived on the following division:

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(Division No. 183 -- Vote no 183)

YEAS: 47, NAYS: 183

YEAS -- POUR
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Breitkreuz
Burton
Cadman
Chatters
Cummins
Day
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Toews
Vellacott
Venne
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 47
NAYS -- CONTRE
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blaikie
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Borotsik
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brison
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Casey
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Comartin
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Doyle
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Finlay
Folco
Fontana
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hearn
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Karygiannis
Keddy (South Shore)
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lill
Lincoln
MacAulay
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marcil
Marleau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McDonough
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
Nystrom
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pacetti
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proctor
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Schellenberger
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 183
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 4 of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) , — That Bill C-24, in Clause 40, be amended by replacing lines 21 to 24 on page 41 with the following:

    “ (2) An allowance fund for a quarter is the product of

    (a) $0.4375 multiplied by the number of valid votes cast in the election referred to in subsection (1), and

    (b) the inflation adjustment factor determined under subsection 405.1(1) that is in effect for that quarter.”

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(3))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in the following amendment to Bill C-24, “An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing)”: That Bill C-24, in Clause 40, be amended by replacing lines 21 to 24 on page 41 with the following:

    “ (2) An allowance fund for a quarter is the product of

    (a) $0.4375 multiplied by the number of valid votes cast in the election referred to in subsection (1), and

    (b) the inflation adjustment factor determined under subsection 405.1(1) that is in effect for that quarter.”

The question was put on Motion No. 4 and it was agreed to on the following division:

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(Division No. 184 -- Vote no 184)

YEAS: 161, NAYS: 71

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Finlay
Folco
Fontana
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Karygiannis
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lincoln
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marcil
Marleau
Matthews
McCallum
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pacetti
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 161
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Benoit
Blaikie
Borotsik
Breitkreuz
Brison
Burton
Cadman
Casey
Chatters
Comartin
Cullen
Cummins
Davies
Day
Desjarlais
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Godin
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hearn
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lill
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
McDonough
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Nystrom
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Proctor
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Robinson
Schellenberger
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Toews
Vellacott
Venne
Wasylycia-Leis
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 71
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 9 of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) , — That Bill C-24, in Clause 49, be amended by adding after line 34 on page 64 the following:

    “(2.1) Paragraphs 465(2) (a) and (b) of the Act, as amended by subsections (1) and (2), are replaced by the following:

    (a) 60% of the sum of the candidate's paid election expenses and paid personal expenses, less the partial reimbursement made under section 464, and

    (b) 60% of the election expenses limit provided for in section 440, less the partial reimbursement made under section 464.”

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(3))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in the following amendment to Bill C-24, “An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing)”: That Bill C-24, in Clause 49, be amended by adding after line 34 on page 64 the following:

    “(2.1) Paragraphs 465(2) (a) and (b) of the Act, as amended by subsections (1) and (2), are replaced by the following:

    (a) 60% of the sum of the candidate's paid election expenses and paid personal expenses, less the partial reimbursement made under section 464, and

    (b) 60% of the election expenses limit provided for in section 440, less the partial reimbursement made under section 464.”

The question was put on Motion No. 9 and it was agreed to on the following division:

+-

(Division No. 185 -- Vote no 185)

YEAS: 175, NAYS: 57

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blaikie
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Comartin
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Finlay
Folco
Fontana
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Karygiannis
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lill
Lincoln
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marcil
Marleau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McDonough
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
Nystrom
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pacetti
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proctor
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Venne
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 175
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Benoit
Borotsik
Breitkreuz
Brison
Burton
Cadman
Casey
Chatters
Cullen
Cummins
Day
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hearn
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schellenberger
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Toews
Vellacott
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 57
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 13 of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) , — That Bill C-24, in Clause 72, be amended

(a) by replacing line 43 on page 101 with the following:

    “72. (1) For the quarter during which this”

(b) by adding after line 49 on page 101 the following:

    “(2) The allowance payable to a registered party under section 435.02 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by section 40 of this Act, for the quarter during which this section comes into force and for any remaining quarters of the year during which it comes into force shall be estimated on the basis of the most recent general election preceding the coming into force of this section and paid within 30 days after its coming into force. Subsection 435.02(2) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, applies to that payment with any modifications that may be required.

    (3) In the application of sections 435.01 and 435.02 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, any amount paid under subsection (2) in relation to a quarter shall be taken into account. A registered party that received an amount under subsection (2) for a quarter that is in excess of the amount to which it is entitled under those sections for that quarter shall without delay return to the Receiver General the amount of that excess. The Receiver General may reduce any other amount payable to the party by the amount of that excess.”

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(3))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in the following amendment to Bill C-24, “An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing)”: That Bill C-24, in Clause 72, be amended

(a) by replacing line 43 on page 101 with the following:

    “72. (1) For the quarter during which this”

(b) by adding after line 49 on page 101 the following:

    “(2) The allowance payable to a registered party under section 435.02 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by section 40 of this Act, for the quarter during which this section comes into force and for any remaining quarters of the year during which it comes into force shall be estimated on the basis of the most recent general election preceding the coming into force of this section and paid within 30 days after its coming into force. Subsection 435.02(2) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, applies to that payment with any modifications that may be required.

    (3) In the application of sections 435.01 and 435.02 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, any amount paid under subsection (2) in relation to a quarter shall be taken into account. A registered party that received an amount under subsection (2) for a quarter that is in excess of the amount to which it is entitled under those sections for that quarter shall without delay return to the Receiver General the amount of that excess. The Receiver General may reduce any other amount payable to the party by the amount of that excess.”

The question was put on Motion No. 13 and it was agreed to on the following division:

+-

(Division No. 186 -- Vote no 186)

YEAS: 183, NAYS: 49

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blaikie
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Borotsik
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brison
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Casey
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Comartin
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Doyle
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Finlay
Folco
Fontana
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hearn
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Karygiannis
Keddy (South Shore)
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lill
Lincoln
MacAulay
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marcil
Marleau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McDonough
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
Nystrom
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pacetti
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proctor
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Schellenberger
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 183
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Benoit
Breitkreuz
Burton
Cadman
Chatters
Cullen
Cummins
Day
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Toews
Vellacott
Venne
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 49
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 14 of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) , — That Bill C-24 be amended by adding after line 49 on page 101 the following new clause:

    “72.1 For the first general election after the coming into force of this section, the reference to “50%” in subsection 435(1) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, shall be read as a reference to “60%”.”

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(3))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in the following amendment to Bill C-24, “An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Income Tax Act (political financing)”: That Bill C-24 be amended by adding after line 49 on page 101 the following new clause:

    “72.1 For the first general election after the coming into force of this section, the reference to “50%” in subsection 435(1) of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, shall be read as a reference to “60%”.”

The question was put on Motion No. 14 and it was agreed to on the following division:

+-

(Division No. 187 -- Vote no 187)

YEAS: 171, NAYS: 57

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blaikie
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Comartin
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Folco
Fontana
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lill
Lincoln
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marleau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McDonough
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
Nystrom
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proctor
Proulx
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Venne
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 171
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Benoit
Borotsik
Breitkreuz
Brison
Burton
Cadman
Casey
Chatters
Cullen
Cummins
Day
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hearn
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schellenberger
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Toews
Vellacott
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 57
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay


Group No. 3

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 12 of Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) , seconded by Mr. Proctor (Palliser) , — That Bill C-24 be amended by adding after line 42 on page 101 the following new clause:

    “71. (1) Within six months after becoming registered under Division 1.1 of Part 18 of the Canada Elections Act, as enacted by this Act, the registered association of a political party that is already registered on the coming into force of this section may provide the Chief Electoral Officer, in addition to the documents required by section 403.05 of that Act, with a report including

    (a) a statement of contributions received by the registered association since the last general election and before the coming into force of this section from the following classes of contributor: individuals, businesses, commercial organizations, governments, trade unions, corporations without share capital other than trade unions, and unincorporated organizations or associations other than trade unions;

    (b) the number of contributors in each class listed in paragraph (a);

    (c) the name and address of each contributor in a class listed in paragraph (a) who made contributions of a total amount of more than $200 to the registered association, and that total amount; and

    (d) in the case of a numbered company that is a contributor referred to in paragraph (c), the name of the chief executive officer or president of that company.

    (2) No registered association of a political party that is already registered on the coming into force of this section shall transfer to a registered party, another registered association or a candidate any contributions that were received by the registered association during the period mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) unless it has filed the report under subsection (1).

    (3) A registered association that wilfully contravenes subsection (2) is guilty of an offence and is liable

    (a) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $2,000; or

    (b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $5,000.

    (4) This section ceases to have effect on the day that is five years after the day on which it comes into force.”

The question was put on Motion No. 12 and it was negatived on the following division:

+-

(Division No. 188 -- Vote no 188)

YEAS: 46, NAYS: 181

YEAS -- POUR
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bergeron
Bigras
Blaikie
Borotsik
Bourgeois
Brison
Cardin
Casey
Comartin
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
Doyle
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godin
Guay
Guimond
Hearn
Keddy (South Shore)
Laframboise
Lalonde
Lanctôt
Lill
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Marceau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
McDonough
Ménard
Nystrom
Paquette
Picard (Drummond)
Proctor
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Sauvageau
Schellenberger
St-Hilaire
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Wasylycia-Leis -- 46
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Benoit
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Binet
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bradshaw
Breitkreuz
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Burton
Byrne
Caccia
Cadman
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chatters
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Copps
Cotler
Cummins
Cuzner
Day
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Drouin
Duncan
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Epp
Eyking
Fitzpatrick
Folco
Fontana
Forseth
Fry
Godfrey
Goodale
Graham
Grewal
Grey
Harb
Harris
Harvard
Harvey
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jaffer
Jennings
Johnston
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laliberte
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lincoln
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marleau
Matthews
McCallum
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Minna
Mitchell
Moore
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Obhrai
Owen
Pagtakhan
Pallister
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Penson
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proulx
Provenzano
Rajotte
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Robillard
Saada
Savoy
Schmidt
Scott
Serré
Sgro
Shepherd
Simard
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Speller
Spencer
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Stinson
Strahl
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Tirabassi
Toews
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Vellacott
Venne
Whelan
White (North Vancouver)
Wilfert
Wood
Yelich -- 181
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Mr. Chrétien (Prime Minister) , moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage with further amendments.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

-

(Division No. 189 -- Vote no 189)

YEAS: 167, NAYS: 58

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Alcock
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bakopanos
Barnes (London West)
Beaumier
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bergeron
Bertrand
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Binet
Blaikie
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Bourgeois
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Cannis
Caplan
Cardin
Carignan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Cauchon
Chamberlain
Charbonneau
Chrétien
Coderre
Collenette
Comartin
Copps
Cotler
Cuzner
Dalphond-Guiral
Davies
Desjarlais
DeVillers
Dhaliwal
Dion
Discepola
Drouin
Duplain
Easter
Eggleton
Eyking
Folco
Fry
Gagnon (Québec)
Gagnon (Champlain)
Gagnon (Lac-Saint-Jean—Saguenay)
Gauthier
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Graham
Guay
Guimond
Harb
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Ianno
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Kilgour (Edmonton Southeast)
Knutson
Kraft Sloan
Laframboise
Laliberte
Lalonde
Lanctôt
LeBlanc
Lee
Leung
Lill
Lincoln
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Malhi
Maloney
Manley
Marceau
Marleau
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McDonough
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
McLellan
Ménard
Minna
Mitchell
Murphy
Myers
Nault
Neville
Nystrom
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pagtakhan
Paquette
Paradis
Parrish
Patry
Peschisolido
Peterson
Pettigrew
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pratt
Price
Proctor
Provenzano
Redman
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Robinson
Rocheleau
Roy
Saada
Sauvageau
Savoy
Scott
Serré
Shepherd
Simard
Speller
St-Hilaire
St-Julien
St. Denis
Stewart
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Torsney
Vanclief
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 167
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Benoit
Borotsik
Breitkreuz
Brison
Burton
Cadman
Casey
Chatters
Cullen
Cummins
Day
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Fitzpatrick
Forseth
Grewal
Grey
Harris
Hearn
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hilstrom
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunn (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Moore
Obhrai
Pallister
Penson
Rajotte
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schellenberger
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Sorenson
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Toews
Vellacott
Venne
White (North Vancouver)
Yelich -- 58
PAIRED -- PAIRÉS
Asselin
Bennett
Crête
Desrochers
Duceppe
Efford
Farrah
Fournier
Gaudet
Grose
Loubier
Martin (LaSalle--Émard)
McCormick
O'Brien (Labrador)
Perron
Pillitteri
Plamondon
Rock
Scherrer
St-Hilaire
St-Jacques
Tremblay

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage with further amendments and ordered for a third reading at the next sitting of the House.

Private Members' Business

At 6:51 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Stinson (Okanagan—Shuswap) , seconded by Mr. Ritz (Battlefords—Lloydminster) , — That Bill C-343, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at the beginning of the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal entitled “Reconsideration of Recommendation Made in Review No. TA-2002-001 Regarding Certain Textile Products Imported by Les Collections Shan Inc.” dated May 26, 2003, pursuant to the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, S. C. 1988, c. 65, s. 54. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-572-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-372-695-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 7:09 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).