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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
39th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 60

Thursday, October 5, 2006

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

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

— Nos. 391-0324, 391-0336 and 391-0338 concerning marriage. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-18-04.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Nicholson (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) for Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Solberg (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and the Income Tax Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
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 a measure entitled “An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and the Income Tax Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act”.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Seventh Report of the Committee (Museums Assistance Program). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-68.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 15) was tabled.


Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee (Court Challenges Program). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-69.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 15) was tabled.


Mr. Allison (Niagara West—Glanbrook), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the Fourth Report of the Committee (Adult Learning and Literacy Program). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-70.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 14) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the Member for Chambly—Borduas, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put, a recorded division deemed requested and deferred to the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on Monday, October 16, 2006.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Casson (Lethbridge), one concerning China (No. 391-0409), one concerning marriage (No. 391-0410), two concerning the sexual exploitation of minors (Nos. 391-0411 and 391-0412) and three concerning euthanasia (Nos. 391-0413 to 391-0415);

— by Mr. Ouellet (Brome—Missisquoi), one concerning housing policy (No. 391-0416).

Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Mr. Lessard (Chambly—Borduas), seconded by Mr. Crête (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), moved, — That the House reiterate to the government the importance of implementing a real income support program for older workers that would apply to all older workers in all economic sectors, in all regions.

Debate arose thereon.

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.

Tabling of Documents

By unanimous consent, Mr. Goodale (Wascana) laid upon the Table, — Copy of an audio recording (English only). — Sessional Paper No. 8530-391-16.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Lessard (Chambly—Borduas), seconded by Mr. Crête (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Monday, October 16, 2006, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.

Private Members' Business

At 5:17 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-287, An Act respecting a National Peacekeepers' Day.

Mr. St. Denis (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), seconded by Mr. Thibault (West Nova), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

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 Ms. Ambrose (Minister of the Environment) — Reports of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, 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. 8561-391-699-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Report of the Blue Water Bridge Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-866-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Clement (Minister of Health) — Report of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, pursuant to the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Act, S.C. 1988, c. 58, sbs. 31(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-591-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Mr. Lunn (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, pursuant to the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, S.C. 1997, c. 9, s. 72. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-771-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:17 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 6:28 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).