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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 152

Monday, December 1, 2014

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or Canadian resident, as reported by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities with amendments.

Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-247, An Act to provide that the Department of Employment and Social Development is the main point of contact with the Government of Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or resident (former title: An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or Canadian resident), as amended, was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, December 3, 2014, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Interruption

At 11:23 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act.

Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee (Bill S-211, An Act to establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-158.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 30) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 27th Report of the Committee (extension of deadline for considering motion M-428, Electronic Petitions). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-159.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 59) was tabled.


Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), from the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee (Supplementary Estimates (B), 2014-15 — Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-160.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 45) was tabled.


Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), from the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, presented the 11th Report of the Committee, "Public Accounts of Canada 2014". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-161.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 37 and 39) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), seconded by Mr. Rankin (Victoria), Bill C-638, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4589);

— by Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4590);

— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning waste management (No. 412-4591);

— by Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4592);

— by Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), one concerning Christianity (No. 412-4593), one concerning pesticides (No. 412-4594) and one concerning sex selection (No. 412-4595);

— by Ms. Sims (Newton—North Delta), two concerning foreign aid (Nos. 412-4596 and 412-4597);

— by Mr. Warawa (Langley), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4598) and one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4599);

— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning China (No. 412-4600);

— by Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), three concerning the protection of the environment (Nos. 412-4601 to 412-4603);

— by Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), one concerning health care services (No. 412-4604);

— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4605);

— by Mr. Barlow (Macleod), two concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 412-4606 and 412-4607);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the democratic process (No. 412-4608) and one concerning Canadian citizenship (No. 412-4609).


Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-748 and Q-763 on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security without amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 to 8.

Group No. 1

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting the long title.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting the preamble.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 3, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting the short title.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 4, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting Clause 2.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 5, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 6, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 7, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting Clause 5.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 8, — That Bill C-2 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion, as amended, of Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), seconded by Ms. Raynault (Joliette), — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) full support should be offered to survivors of thalidomide; (b) the urgent need to defend the rights and dignity of those affected by thalidomide should be recognized; and (c) the government should provide support to survivors, in cooperation with the Thalidomide Survivors Taskforce.

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

(Division No. 290 -- Vote no 290)
YEAS: 256, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Allen (Welland)
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Angus
Armstrong
Ashton
Aspin
Atamanenko
Aubin
Barlow
Bateman
Bélanger
Bennett
Benoit
Benskin
Bergen
Bernier
Bevington
Bezan
Blanchette
Blaney
Block
Boivin
Boughen
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brosseau
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Caron
Carrie
Casey
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Chisu
Chong
Choquette
Christopherson
Clarke
Cleary
Clement
Comartin
Côté
Cotler
Crockatt
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Daniel
Davidson
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dechert
Devolin
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dreeshen
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Falk
Fantino
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Foote
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Garrison
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravelle
Grewal
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Hoback
Holder
Hsu
Hughes
Hyer
James
Jones
Julian
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kellway
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Lauzon
Laverdière
Lebel
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leslie
Leung
Liu
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mai
Marston
Masse
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Michaud
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mulcair
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nicholson
Norlock
Nunez-Melo
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Pacetti
Papillon
Payne
Péclet
Pilon
Plamondon
Poilievre
Preston
Quach
Rafferty
Rajotte
Rankin
Rathgeber
Raynault
Regan
Reid
Richards
Rickford
Ritz
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Seeback
Sellah
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
St-Denis
Stewart
Storseth
Strahl
Sullivan
Thibeault
Tilson
Toet
Toone
Tremblay
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Turmel
Uppal
Valcourt
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vaughan
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilks
Williamson
Wong
Woodworth
Yelich
Young (Oakville)
Young (Vancouver South)
Yurdiga
Zimmer
Total: -- 256

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4610).

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:57 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 7:27 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).