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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 195

Thursday, June 15, 2017

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, 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. 8561-421-942-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)


The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Case Report on the Findings of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner in the Matter of an Investigation into a Disclosure of Wrongdoing, pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005, c. 46, sbs. 38(3.1) and (3.3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1060-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)


The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005, c. 46, sbs. 38(1) and (3.3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1000-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (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:

— No. 421-01287 concerning the criminal justice system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-18-04;

— Nos. 421-01428 and 421-01437 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-3-20;

— No. 421-01451 concerning impaired driving. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-7-19.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mrs. Philpott (Minister of Health) for Mr. LeBlanc (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), seconded by Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources 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))
His 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 Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act”.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations



Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Fuhr (Kelowna—Lake Country), from the Standing Committee on National Defence, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee, "The Readiness of Canada's Naval Forces". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-247.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 21, 22, 24 to 26, 28, 29, 31, 33 to 38, 44 to 46 and 49 to 53) was tabled.


Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria), from the Standing Committee on International Trade, presented the Seventh Report of the Committee, "The Canadian Steel Industry’s Ability to Compete Internationally". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-248.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 43, 61 to 63, 70 and 71) was tabled.


Mrs. Schulte (King—Vaughan), from the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee, "Healthy Environment, Healthy Canadians, Healthy Economy: Strengthening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-249.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 6, 7, 18, 21 to 24, 28, 32, 36 to 40, 53 to 57 and 59 to 68) was tabled.


Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee, "Disruption: Change and Churning in Canada's Media Landscape". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-250.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 4 to 6, 8, 10, 12 to 18, 25 to 27, 29, 31, 34 to 39, 41 to 46, 49, 50, 52 to 62, 64 to 66 and 68) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), seconded by Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), Bill C-361, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Aboriginal Day), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mrs. Philpott (Minister of Health), seconded by Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), one concerning the tax system (No. 421-01525);

— by Mr. Fuhr (Kelowna—Lake Country), one concerning health care services (No. 421-01526);

— by Ms. Ramsey (Essex), two concerning the elderly (Nos. 421-01527 and 421-01528);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning international development and aid (No. 421-01529) and one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 421-01530);

— by Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 421-01531);

— by Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend), one concerning international development and aid (No. 421-01532);

— by Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe), one concerning Canadian heritage (No. 421-01533).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Gould (Minister of Democratic Institutions), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of International Development and La Francophonie), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

The debate continued.

Quorum

The attention of the Speaker was drawn to the lack of a quorum and, fewer than 20 Members having been counted, pursuant to Standing Order 29(3), the bells were rung to call in the Members.

After one minute, a quorum was found.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Gould (Minister of Democratic Institutions), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of International Development and La Francophonie), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

The debate continued.

Quorum

The attention of the Speaker was drawn to the lack of a quorum and, fewer than 20 Members having been counted, pursuant to Standing Order 29(3), the bells were rung to call in the Members.

After one minute, a quorum was found.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Gould (Minister of Democratic Institutions), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of International Development and La Francophonie), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the recorded division was deferred until later today, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

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.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. Gould (Minister of Democratic Institutions), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of International Development and La Francophonie), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

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

(Division No. 335 -- Vote no 335)
YEAS: 194, NAYS: 83

YEAS -- POUR

Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Arseneault
Arya
Ashton
Aubin
Ayoub
Bagnell
Bains
Baylis
Beech
Bennett
Benson
Bittle
Blaikie
Blair
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Bossio
Boutin-Sweet
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Brosseau
Caesar-Chavannes
Cannings
Carr
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Champagne
Chan
Cormier
Cullen
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
Davies
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Donnelly
Drouin
Dubé
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Duvall
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fry
Fuhr
Garneau
Garrison
Gerretsen
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Grewal
Hardie
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Johns
Jolibois
Joly
Jones
Jowhari
Kang
Khalid
Khera
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Laverdière
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Lightbound
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Malcolmson
Maloney
Masse (Windsor West)
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Moore
Morrissey
Murray
Nantel
Nassif
Nault
Ng
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
Ouellette
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Poissant
Quach
Ramsey
Ratansi
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Romanado
Rota
Rudd
Ruimy
Saganash
Sahota
Saini
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simms
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Stetski
Stewart
Tan
Tassi
Tootoo
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Weir
Whalen
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Zahid
Total: -- 194

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Anderson
Arnold
Barlow
Barsalou-Duval
Beaulieu
Benzen
Bergen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Brassard
Brown
Calkins
Carrie
Clarke
Cooper
Deltell
Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Eglinski
Falk
Finley
Gallant
Généreux
Genuis
Gill
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Hoback
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kusie
Lake
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Leitch
Lobb
Lukiwski
Maguire
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
O'Toole
Paul-Hus
Pauzé
Poilievre
Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Ritz
Schmale
Shields
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Ste-Marie
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Tilson
Trost
Van Loan
Viersen
Wagantall
Warawa
Warkentin
Watts
Waugh
Webber
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer
Total: -- 83

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Extension of the "Parliamentary Precinct" in section 79.51 of the Parliamentary of Canada Act for the purposes of the celebration of Canada's day, from June 30, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. to July 2, 2017, 11:59 p.m.". — Sessional Paper No. 8527-421-19.

Government Orders

Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and

That, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second 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 said stage of the Bill 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:

(Division No. 336 -- Vote no 336)
YEAS: 159, NAYS: 96

YEAS -- POUR

Aldag
Alghabra
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Arseneault
Arya
Ayoub
Bagnell
Bains
Baylis
Beech
Bennett
Bittle
Blair
Bossio
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Caesar-Chavannes
Casey (Cumberland—Colchester)
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Chan
Cormier
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Drouin
Dubourg
Duclos
Duguid
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Ellis
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fisher
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (West Nova)
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fry
Fuhr
Garneau
Gerretsen
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Gould
Graham
Grewal
Hardie
Holland
Housefather
Hussen
Hutchings
Iacono
Joly
Jones
Jowhari
Kang
Khalid
Khera
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)
Lebouthillier
Lefebvre
Lemieux
Leslie
Levitt
Lightbound
Lockhart
Long
Longfield
Ludwig
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Maloney
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
May (Cambridge)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKenna
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Morneau
Morrissey
Murray
Nassif
Nault
Ng
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
Ouellette
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Philpott
Picard
Poissant
Ratansi
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Romanado
Rudd
Ruimy
Sahota
Saini
Samson
Sangha
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schiefke
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Simms
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Tan
Tassi
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Whalen
Wrzesnewskyj
Young
Zahid
Total: -- 159

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Arnold
Ashton
Aubin
Barlow
Beaulieu
Benson
Benzen
Berthold
Bezan
Blaikie
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Block
Boutin-Sweet
Brassard
Brosseau
Calkins
Cannings
Caron
Carrie
Clarke
Cooper
Cullen
Davies
Diotte
Doherty
Donnelly
Dreeshen
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Duvall
Eglinski
Finley
Gallant
Garrison
Généreux
Genuis
Gladu
Godin
Gourde
Hoback
Hughes
Jeneroux
Johns
Kelly
Kent
Kitchen
Kmiec
Kusie
Lake
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Leitch
Lukiwski
Maguire
Malcolmson
Masse (Windsor West)
Mathyssen
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Moore
Nantel
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
O'Toole
Paul-Hus
Quach
Rayes
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Ritz
Saganash
Schmale
Shields
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Stetski
Stewart
Stubbs
Sweet
Tilson
Trost
Van Loan
Viersen
Wagantall
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Weir
Wong
Total: -- 96

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act.

Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Fraser (West Nova), seconded by Mrs. Lockhart (Fundy Royal), — That Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day), be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), — That Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Messages from the Senate

Messages were received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House of the following:

That the Senate concur in the amendments made by the House of Commons to its amendments 1(b)(i), 1(b)(ii), 1(b)(iii), 2, 3(a), 3(b), 6(a), 6(b) and 8 to Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act; and

That the Senate do not insist on its amendment 7 to which the House of Commons has disagreed;


— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, without amendment.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by the Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for May 18, 2017, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-421-18.

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act, S.C. 2001, c. 29, s. 22. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-867-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Monsef (Minister of Status of Women) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, "Taking Action To End Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-173), presented to the House on Monday, March 20, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-173.

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, S.C. 1997, c. 40, sbs. 51(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-665-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 8:44 p.m., by unanimous consent, 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 9:16 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).