Appendix 13 Prima Facie Cases of Privilege Since 1958

Modern practice in matters of privilege first took root following the publication of the fourth edition of Arthur Beauchesne’s Parliamentary Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada in 1958. Beauchesne included a new section, taken from May’s 14th edition published in 1946, on the manner of raising questions of privilege. This description of the British procedure soon became a handy reference seized upon by successive Speakers, beginning with Speaker Michener, as a way to curtail spurious interventions by Members on non-privilege matters. It introduced two guiding conditions: whether on the first impression (prima facie) the matter raised appeared to be a matter of privilege, and whether the matter was raised as soon as it could have been. Both were to be determined by the Speaker before a debate could proceed. The motions were debatable and amendable and were sometimes negatived. On occasion, the House adopted motions on matters of privilege without a ruling of the Speaker. While not all questions of privilege were referred to a committee, on those occasions when they were, the committee generally reported back that they had studied the matter and that no further action was necessary. In rare circumstances, the House concurred in the committee report.

Date of Speaker’s Ruling Subject matter (member raising issue) References Disposition of Motion Committee Reference Report from Committee
February 16, 1960
Alleged improper reproduction of Hansard by Sperry and Hutchinson Co. (Murdo Martin (Timmins))
Debates,
February 15, 1960, p. 1055;
February 16, 1960, pp. 1100–4
Journals,
February 16, 1960, pp. 156–8
Agreed to
Yes1
Journals,
March 16, 1960, p. 280
November 1, 1962
Le Devoir article reporting Bernard Dumont’s (Bellechasse) remarks on the attitude of Speaker Lambert concerning questions in the House on bilingualism (Lionel Chevrier (Laurier))
Debates,
November 1, 1962, pp. 1167–8
Journals,
November 1, 1962, pp. 201–2
Agreed to2
Yes
Committee did not report
November 29, 1962
La Presse articles regarding Members’ participation in international conferences (Raymond Langlois (Megantic))
Debates,
November 28, 1962, pp. 2105–6;
November 29, 1962, pp. 2132–3
Journals,
November 29, 1962, p. 334
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report
June 18, 1964
Ottawa Citizen editorial reflecting on conduct of Gérard Girouard (Labelle) (Terence Nugent (Edmonton—Strathcona))
Debates,
June 18, 1964, pp. 4431–5
Journals,
June 18, 1964, pp. 443–5
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
February 16, 1965
Arrest of Gilles Grégoire (Lapointe) within parliamentary precincts (George McIIraith (Ottawa West))
Debates,
February 16, 1965, pp. 11356–62
Journals,
February 16, 1965, pp. 1035–6
Agreed to on division
Yes
Journals,
March 19, 1965, pp. 1141–2
March 22, 1965
Request that any Member called upon to give evidence before the Dorion Commission be authorized to do so by the House (Erik Nielsen (Yukon))
Debates,
March 19, 1965, pp. 12555–9;
March 22, 1965, pp. 12614–7;
March 23, 1965, pp. 12675–7
Journals,
March 23, 1965, pp. 1159–60
Agreed to
No
N/A
March 23, 1965
Unauthorized reproduction of the cover page of the Hansard Index by the Political Action Committee of the Steelworkers Hamilton Council (John Munro (Hamilton East))
Debates,
March 23, 1965, pp. 12677–9
Journals,
March 23, 1965, p. 1160
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
April 1, 1965, p. 1204
March 10, 1966
Charges made by the Minister of Justice (Pierre Cardin) regarding the involvement of certain Members with a spy (Douglas Harkness (Calgary North))
Debates,
March 10, 1966, pp. 2483–96
Journals,
March 10, 1966, pp. 268–9
No motion was moved3
N/A
N/A
October 24, 1966
Allegations in Le Droit that the Member was being directed by someone in the public galleries (Terence Nugent (Edmonton—Strathcona))
Debates,
October 20, 1966, pp. 8889–91
Journals,
October 24, 1966, pp. 911–6
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
March 27, 1969
Refusal of the government to pay the Member the terminal gratuity following his departure from the Public Service (John Roberts (York—Simcoe))
Debates,
March 27, 1969, pp. 7181–2
Journals,
March 27, 1969, p. 853
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
April 24, 1969, pp. 937–8
May 14, 1970
Right of Members to lease or buy Crown lands (Erik Nielsen (Yukon))
Debates,
May 14, 1970, pp. 6949–51
Journals,
May 14, 1970, p. 803
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
June 3, 1970, pp. 917–84
September 4, 1973
Interrogation of the Member and her staff in her parliamentary office by police forces (Flora MacDonald (Kingston and the Islands))
Debates,
September 4, 1973, pp. 6179–80, 6181
Journals,
September 4, 1973, p. 532
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
September 21, 1973, p. 567
October 17, 1973
Electronic surveillance of NDP caucus meeting by a journalist (David Lewis (York South))
Debates,
October 17, 1973, pp. 6942–4
Journals,
October 17, 1973, p. 577
Agreed to5
No
N/A
December 19, 1974
Remarks by Réal Caouette (Témiscamingue) that Members of Parliament bribed reporters from the Press Gallery (Roch La Salle (Joliette))
Debates,
December 17, 1974, pp. 2317–21;
December 19, 1974, pp. 2383–4
Journals,
December 19, 1974, p. 228
Agreed to on recorded division
Yes
Journals,
March 6, 1975, p. 349
July 25, 1975
Montreal Gazette article alleging that the Member had advance knowledge of a budget and had conveyed the information to businessmen (John Reid (Kenora—Rainy River))
Debates,
July 24, 1975, pp. 7886–9;
July 25, 1975, pp. 7937–41, 7946–8
Journals,
July 25, 1975, pp. 742–3
Agreed to, as amended
Yes
Journals,
October 17, 1975, pp. 781–2
May 7, 1976
Allegations by a former Member, Auguste Choquette, that a number of Members of Parliament had been in receipt of bribes (Walter Baker (Grenville—Carleton))
Debates,
May 7, 1976, pp. 13269–71, 13280–1
Journals,
May 7, 1976, p. 1275
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 21, 1976, pp. 1305–7
March 21, 1978
Alleged electronic surveillance by the RCMP (John Rodriguez (Nickel Belt))
Debates,
March 1, 1978, pp. 3348–9;
March 8, 1978, pp. 3571–6;
March 16, 1978, pp. 3831–2;
March 21, 1978, pp. 3975–6, 3988
Journals,
March 21, 1978, pp. 520–2, 525–6
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
December 6, 1978
Allegation that a letter from the Solicitor General was misleading and obstructed the Member in his duties (Allan Lawrence (Northumberland—Durham))
Debates,
November 3, 1978, pp. 777–92;
November 9, 1978, pp. 964–7;
December 6, 1978, pp. 1856–77;
December 7, 1978, pp. 1892–925
Journals,
November 9, 1978, pp. 125–9;
December 6, 1978, pp. 221–4;
December 7, 1978, pp. 228–9
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
March 22, 1983
Montreal Gazette article alleging that the Member was a paid lobbyist (Bryce Mackasey (Lincoln))
Debates,
March 16, 1983, pp. 23834–5;
March 22, 1983, pp. 24027–30
Journals,
March 22, 1983, p. 5736
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
November 23, 1983, p. 6588
February 20, 1984
Alleged intimidation of the Member by a Canada Post official (Albert Cooper (Peace River))
Debates,
February 6, 1984, pp. 1101–6;
February 9, 1984, pp. 1234–5;
February 14, 1984, pp. 1382–4;
February 20, 1984, pp. 1559–61
Journals,
February 20, 1984, pp. 188–9
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
May 6, 1985
Newspaper advertisement by former Member, Jesse Flis, claiming to be the present Member (Andrew Witer (Parkdale—High Park))
Debates,
April 25, 1985, pp. 4111–3;
May 6, 1985, p. 4439
Journals,
May 6, 1985, p. 570
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 30, 1985, pp. 676–7
May 14, 1987
Unauthorized disclosure by John Parry (Kenora—Rainy River) of results of a vote held in an in camera sitting of a standing committee6 (Felix Holtmann (Selkirk—Interlake))
Debates,
April 28, 1987, pp. 5299, 5329–30;
May 5, 1987, pp. 5737–42;
May 14, 1987, pp. 6108–11
Journals,
May 14, 1987, p. 917
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
December 18, 1987,
pp. 2014–67
October 30, 1989
Access to Parliament Hill blocked by taxis (Herb Gray (Windsor West))
Debates,
October 30, 1989, pp. 5298–302
Journals,
October 30, 1989, p. 773
Agreed to8
Yes
Committee did not report
November 6, 1990
Disturbance in the gallery. Member claimed involvement of Howard McCurdy (Windsor—St. Clair) in disturbance9 (Albert Cooper (Peace River))
Debates,
October 18, 1990, pp. 14359–68;
November 6, 1990, pp. 15177–81
Journals,
November 6, 1990, p. 2228
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
March 6, 1991, p. 2666
October 31, 1991
Conduct of Ian Waddell (Port Moody—Coquitlam) in grabbing the Mace (Jesse Flis (Parkdale—High Park))
Debates,
October 31, 1991, pp. 4271–85, 4309–10
Journals,
October 31, 1991, pp. 574, 579
Agreed to10
No
N/A
December 4, 1992
Alleged intimidation of a committee witness by a CBC employee (Don Boudria (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell))
Debates,
December 4, 1992, pp. 14629–31
Journals,
December 4, 1992, p. 2284
Agreed to
Yes11
Journals,
February 18, 1993, p. 252812
March 23, 1993
Alleged comments by Benoît Tremblay (Rosemont) about Acting Speaker (Charles DeBlois) casting doubt on the integrity and impartiality of the Speakership (Gilles Bernier (Beauce))
Debates,
March 16, 1993, p. 17027;
March 23, 1993, pp. 17403–5, 17537
Journals,
March 23, 1993, pp. 2688
Agreed to13
Yes
Committee did not report
April 19, 1993
Failure of the Minister of Finance (Don Mazankowski) to table Order pursuant to the Customs Tariff 14 (Derek Lee (Scarborough—Rouge River))
Debates,
February 24, 1993, pp. 16393–4;
February 25, 1993, pp. 16433–4;
April 19, 1993, pp. 18104–6
Journals,
April 19, 1993, pp. 2796–7
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
September 8, 1993, p. 3338
April 19, 1993
Failure of government to provide response to committee report (Lloyd Axworthy (Winnipeg South Centre))
Debates,
March 29, 1993, p. 17722;
April 19, 1993, pp. 18104–6
Journals,
April 19, 1993, pp. 2796–7
Agreed to15
Yes
Journals,
September 8, 1993, p. 3338
March 12, 1996
Communiqué of Jean-Marc Jacob (Charlesbourg) addressed to members of the Canadian Armed Forces in Quebec inviting all Francophone members of the Forces to join the Quebec military in the event of a yes vote supporting separation from Canada (Jim Hart (Okanagan—Similkameen—Merritt))
Debates,
March 12, 1996, pp. 557–67;
March 13, 1996, pp. 648–74;
March 14, 1996, pp. 680–703, 716–47;
March 18, 1996, pp. 854–8
Journals,
March 12, 1996, pp. 79–80;
March 13, 1996, pp. 88–9;
March 14, 1996, pp. 94–6;
March 18, 1996, pp. 107–10
Agreed to on a recorded division, as amended16
Yes17
Journals,
June 18, 1996,
pp. 565–6
March 9, 1998
Members’ statements in the Ottawa Sun bringing into question the integrity of the House and the Speaker (Peter MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough))
Debates,
March 9, 1998, pp. 4560–75;
March 10, 1998, pp. 4592–8, 4666–8
Journals,
March 9, 1998, p. 540;
March 10, 1998, pp. 448, 550–2
Agreed to on a recorded division, as amended
Yes
Journals,
April 27, 1998, p. 70618
February 17, 1999
Molestation of a Member by PSAC picketers19 (Jim Pankiw (Saskatoon—Humboldt))
Debates,
February 17, 1999, pp. 12009–12
Journals,
February 17, 1999, p. 1517
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
April 14, 1999, p. 1714
February 18, 1999
Member impeded from entering his office by PSAC picketers (John Reynolds (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast))
Debates,
February 17, 1999, pp. 12009–12;
February 18, 1999, p. 12134
Journals,
February 18, 1999, p. 1525
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
April 14, 1999, p. 1714
March 28, 2000
Premature disclosure of a draft report from the Subcommittee on Citizenship and Immigration (Joe Fontana (London North Centre))
Debates,
March 17, 2000, pp. 4805–6;
March 21, 2000, pp. 4914, 4959–62;
March 28, 2000, pp. 5368–87;
March 29, 2000, pp. 5434–5
Journals,
March 28, 2000, p. 1497;
March 29, 2000, pp. 1503–4
Negatived on recorded division
N/A
N/A
March 19, 2001
Department of Justice briefing the media on a bill before Members of Parliament and their staff (Vic Toews (Provencher))
Debates,
March 14, 2001, pp. 1646–52;
March 19, 2001, pp. 1839–45
Journals,
March 19, 2001, p. 187
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 9, 2001, pp. 385–6;
June 8, 2001, p. 517
October 15, 2001
Justice Department briefing media on contents of a bill prior to legislation being tabled in House (John Reynolds (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast))
Debates,
October 15, 2001, pp. 6082–5
Journals,
October 15, 2001, p. 707
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
November 29, 2001, p. 883
February 1, 2002
Allegation that the Minister of National Defence (Art Eggleton)made misleading statements in the House (Brian Pallister (Portage—Lisgar))
Debates,
January 31, 2002, pp. 8517–20;
February 1, 2002, pp. 8581–8, 8601–19;
February 4, 2002, pp. 8621–8;
February 5, 2002, p. 8680;
February 6, 2002, p. 8766;
February 7, 2002, pp. 8792, 8831–2
Journals,
February 1, 2002, pp. 991, 994;
February 4, 2002, pp. 997–8;
February 5, 2002, p. 1006;
February 6, 2002, p. 1014;
February 7, 2002, pp. 1018–20
Agreed to on division
Yes
Journals,
March 22, 2002, p. 1250
April 22, 2002
Attempt by Keith Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) to remove the Mace from the Table (Ralph Goodale (Wascana))
Debates,
April 17, 2002, pp. 10526–7;
April 18, 2002, p. 10537;
April 22, 2002, pp. 10654–70;
April 23, 2002, pp. 10747–8;
April 24, 2002, p. 10770
Journals,
April 22, 2002, pp. 1323–4;
April 23, 2002, pp. 1337–8;
April 24, 2002, p. 1341
Agreed to on division
No20
N/A
May 26, 2003
Exemption of Members from appearing as a witness before a court during a session (Don Boudria (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell), Gary Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville))
Debates,
May 12, 2003, pp. 6091–95;
May 16, 2003, p. 6379;
May 26, 2003, pp. 6413–6;
February 6, 2004, pp. 243–4
Journals,
May 26, 2003, p. 797;
February 6, 2004, p. 25
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
March 8, 2004, p. 14621
November 6, 2003
Charge of contempt of Parliament against the former Privacy Commissioner, George Radwanski, for allegedly deliberately misleading the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (Derek Lee (Scarborough—Rouge River))
Debates,
November 4, 2003, pp. 9150–1;
November 5, 2003, pp. 9192–3;
November 6, 2003, pp. 9229–31, 9237
Journals,
November 6, 2003, pp. 1245, 1249
No motion was moved20
No
N/A
March 25, 2004
Leak of meeting transcripts of the Liberal Party Ontario regional caucus (John O'Reilly (Haliburton—Victoria—Brock))
Debates,
March 11, 2004, pp. 1408–10;
March 25, 2004, pp. 1711–2
Journals,
March 25, 2004, p. 216
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
April 26, 2004, p. 311
November 23, 2004
Usurpation of the title of a Member of Parliament by a former Member, Serge Marcil (Michel Guimond (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord))
Debates,
November 22, 2004, pp. 1657–8;
November 23, 2004, pp. 1733–4
Journals,
November 22, 2004, p. 240;
November 23, 2004, pp. 245–6
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
February 23, 2005, p. 47123
December 1, 2004
Access to Parliament Hill blocked by RCMP and other security forces during visit of United States President George W. Bush (Michel Guimond (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord))
Debates,
December 1, 2004, pp. 2134–7
Journals,
December 1, 2004, p. 279
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
January 31, 2005, p. 36624
April 18, 2005
Misleading information printed in householder (Brian Masse (Windsor West))
Debates,
March 21, 2005, pp. 4377–8;
April 18, 2005, pp. 5214–5, 5220
Journals,
April 18, 2005, pp. 642, 645
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 11, 2005, p. 738
May 3, 2005
Abuse of franking privileges (Mark Holland (Ajax—Pickering))
Debates,
May 3, 2005, pp. 5548–9;
May 4, 2005, p. 5674
Journals,
May 3, 2005, p. 685;
May 4, 2005, p. 701
Agreed to on division
Yes
Journals,
June 22, 2005, p. 958
May 3, 2005
Abuse of franking privileges (John Reynolds (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country))
Debates,
May 3, 2005, pp. 5584–5
Journals,
May 3, 2005, p. 688
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
June 22, 2005, p. 958
May 10, 2005
Abuse of franking privileges (Michael Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills))
Debates,
May 10, 2005, pp. 5885–9
Journals,
May 10, 2005, p. 728
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
June 22, 2005, p. 95825
October 6, 2005
Disclosure in a newspaper article by the Ethics Commissioner of an investigation of a Member (Deepak Obhrai (Calgary East))
Debates,
September 26, 2005, pp. 8025–7;
October 6, 2005, pp. 8473–4
Journals,
October 6, 2005, p. 1119
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
November 18, 2005, pp. 1289–90
November 3, 2005
Allegations against Liberal Members printed in a householder (Denis Coderre (Bourassa))
Debates,
October 27, 2005, pp. 9190–3;
November 3, 2005, pp. 9489–509;
November 4, 2005, pp. 9513–20, 9537–52;
November 14, 2005, pp. 9555–77, 9595;
November 15, 2005, pp. 9682–3
Journals,
November 3, 2005, pp. 1250–1;
November 4, 2005, pp. 1253, 1256;
November 14, 2005, pp. 1259, 1266–7;
November 15, 2005, pp. 1273–4
Negatived on a recorded division
N/A
N/A
April 10, 2008
Allegation that RCMP Deputy Commissioner Barbara George provided false and misleading testimony to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 21, 2007 (Shawn Murphy (Charlottetown))
Debates,
April 10, 2008, p. 4721
Journals,
April 10, 2008, p. 685
Agreed to
No26
N/A
June 17, 2008
Ruling of the Ethics Commissioner on May 7, 2008 that requires Robert Thibault (West Nova) not to participate in debate or vote on any motion respecting the Mulroney Airbus settlement (Derek Lee (Scarborough—Rouge River))
Debates,
May 26, 2008, pp. 6006–10;
June 17, 2008, pp. 7072–88, 7090–2
Journals,
June 17, 2008, pp. 1003, 1006
Agreed to on division as amended
Yes
Committee did not report27
November 19, 2009
Member’s privileges being affected by the householder of Maurice Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin) (Peter Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore))
Debates,
November 3, 2009, p. 6568;
November 19, 2009, p. 6982
Journals,
November 19, 2009, p. 1058
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report28
November 26, 2009
Member’s privileges being affected by the householder of Joe Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London) (Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal))
Debates
November 19, 2009, pp. 6977–82;
November 26, 2009, pp. 7277–95;
November 30, 2009, pp. 7403–4
Journals,
November 30, 2009, pp. 1107–8
Agreed to on a recorded division
Yes
Committee did not report29
April 27, 2010
Government’s failure to meet its obligation to produce documents ordered by the House on December, 10, 2009 (Derek Lee (Scarborough—Rouge River))
Debates,
March 5, 2010, pp. 79–80;
March 16, 2010, p. 491;
March 18, 2010, pp. 607–17;
March 25, 2010, pp. 909, 919–24;
March 31, 2010, pp. 1219–29;
April 1, 2010, p. 1239;
April 12, 2010, pp. 1351–62;
April 26, 2010, p. 1972;
April 27, 2010, pp. 2039–45
Journals,
March 16, 2010, p. 85;
March 25, 2010, p. 137;
April 1, 2010, p. 175;
April 26, 2010, p. 284;
May 14, 2010, p. 381
No motion was moved30
No
N/A
November 29, 2010
Premature disclosure of the confidential draft report on the prebudget consultations of the Standing Committee on Finance by an employee of Kelly Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar) (Thomas Mulcair (Outremont))
Debates,
November 23, 2010, pp. 6275, 6317–23;
November 29, 2010, pp. 6560–72
Journals,
November 23, 2010, p. 931;
November 29, 2010, p. 956
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report31
March 9, 2011
Production of documents ordered by the Standing Committee on Finance (Scott Brison (Kings—Hants))
Debates,
February 7, 2011, pp. 7795–7;
February 9, 2011, pp. 7946–8;
February 11, 2011, pp. 8051–7;
February 17, 2011, pp. 8294–325, 8342–56;
February 28, 2011, pp. 8413–4, 8442–3;
March 9, 2011, pp. 8840–7
Journals,
February 17, 2011, p. 1262;
February 28, 2011, pp. 1271–3;
March 9, 2011, pp. 1330–1
Agreed to on a recorded division
Yes
Committee did not report32
March 9, 2011
Allegedly misleading statements by the Minister of International Cooperation (Bev Oda) (John McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood))
Debates,
December 13, 2010, pp. 7142–7;
December 14, 2010, pp. 7252–4;
December 15, 2010, pp. 7337–9;
February 10, 2011, pp. 8029–30;
February 14, 2011, pp. 8115–6;
February 17, 2011, pp. 8338–42;
February 18, 2011, pp. 8390–3;
March 3, 2011, pp. 8628–9;
March 9, 2011, pp. 8842–3, 8847–55
Journals,
March 9, 2011, p. 1331
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report33
March 6, 2012
Intimidation of a Member (Vic Toews (Provencher))
Debates,
February 27, 2012, pp. 5508–13;
February 28, 2012, pp. 5585–86;
February 29, 2012, pp. 5629–31;
March 6, 2012, pp. 5834–5, 5893–4
Journals,
March 6, 2012, pp. 900, 906–8
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 2, 2012, p. 1152
March 15, 2012
Denial of access of Members to the Parliamentary Precinct during the state visit of Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel (Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre))
Debates,
March 2, 2012, pp. 5759–60;
March 15, 2012, pp. 6333–5
Journals,
March 15, 2012, p. 991
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
May 31, 2012, p. 1353
June 18, 2013
Right of James Bezan (Selkirk —Interlake) and Shelly Glover (Saint Boniface) to sit in the House (Scott Andrews (Avalon), Craig Scott (Toronto—Danforth))
Debates,
June 5, 2013, pp. 17720–2;
June 6, 2013, pp. 17828, 17833;
June 7, 2013, pp. 17922, 17925–8;
June 10, 2013, pp. 17994–18001;
June 11, 2013, p. 18055;
June 18, 2013, pp. 18550–7;
October 17, 2013, pp. 65–6
Journals,
June 18, 2013, pp. 3437–8;
October 17, 2013, p. 24
Agreed to
Yes
Journals, October 2, 2014, p. 1571 34
March 3, 2014
Misleading statements by Brad Butt (Mississauga—Streetsville) (Nathan Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley))
Debates,
February 25, 2014, pp. 3147–52, 3173, 3191;
March 3, 2014, pp. 3430–53;
March 4, 2014, pp. 3475–81, 3491–532
Journals,
March 3, 2014, p. 611;
March 4, 2014, pp. 616–22
Negatived on a recorded division
N/A
N/A
September 25, 2014
Denial of access of Members to the Parliamentary Precinct (Yvon Godin (Acadie—Bathurst))
Debates,
September 25, 2014, pp. 7836–8, 7851–6
Journals,
September 25, 2014, p. 1487
Agreed to
Yes
Journals,
March 26, 2015,
p. 2289
November 4, 2014
Right of Dean Del Mastro (Peterborough) to sit and vote in the House (Peter Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster))
Debates,
November 3, 2014, pp. 9099–106;
November 4, 2014, pp. 9183–203;
November 5, 2014, pp. 9219–21
Journals,
November 4, 2014, pp. 1716–7;
November 5, 2014, p. 1719
Motion dropped from the Order Paper35
N/A
N/A
May 12, 2015
Denial of access of Members to the Parliamentary Precinct (Nathan Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) and Craig Scott (Toronto—Danforth))
Debates,
April 30, 2015, pp. 13290–5;
May 8, 2015, pp. 13672–4;
May 12, 2015, pp. 13759–74
Journals,
May 12, 2015, pp. 2519–20
Negatived on a recorded division
N/A
N/A
April 19, 2016
Alleged premature disclosure of contents of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) (Andrew Scheer (Regina—Qu’Appelle))
Debates,
April 14, 2016, pp. 2223–4;
April 18, 2016, p. 2363;
April 19, 2016, pp. 2442–4
Journals,
April 19, 2016, p.352
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report
May 18, 2016
Physical molestation of Ruth-Ellen Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) (Peter Van Loan
(York—Simcoe))
Debates,
May 18, 2016, pp. 3545–52;
May 19, 2016, pp. 3558–87, 3600
Journals,
May 18, 2016, p. 478;
May 19, 2016, pp. 482–3
Agreed to
Yes
Committee did not report
April 6, 2017
Access to Parliament Hill blocked (Lisa Raitt (Milton))
Debates,
March 22, 2017, p. 9911;
March 23, 2017, pp. 9966–7;
April 6, 2017, pp. 10251–80, 10293–95
Journals,
April 6, 2017, pp. 1592–4
Dropped from the Order Paper36
N/A
N/A
April 11, 2017
Privilege motion superseded by motion to proceed to Orders of the Day (John Nater (Perth—Wellington))
Debates,
April 7, 2017, pp. 10315–22, 10338–48;
April 10, 2017, pp. 10363–4;
April 11, 2017, pp. 10456–76;
April 13, 2017, pp. 10501–8, 10526–42;
May 1, 2017, pp. 10543–67, 10585–612;
May 2, 2017, pp. 10620–49, 10662–80;
May 3, 2017, pp. 10721–2
Journals,
April 11, 2017, p. 1618;
April 13, 2017, pp. 1625, 1628;
May 1, 2017, pp. 1631, 1639;
May 2, 2017, pp. 1644–7;
May 3, 2017, pp. 1651, 1654–5
Agreed to on recorded division, as amended37
Yes
Journals,
June 19, 2017,
p. 1991