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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
37th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION


JOURNALS

No. 114

Monday, November 19, 2001

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.

Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton--Melville), seconded by Mr. White (North Vancouver), moved, -- That, in the opinion of this House, the government should bring in amendments to the Canadian Wheat Board Act to change the "Object" of the Act from "marketing in an orderly manner" to "marketing to maximize the return for producers" and to provide an opting-out mechanism that would allow producers to remove themselves and the grain they produce from the Board's jurisdiction for a minimum period of two years. (Private Members' Business M-331)

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 96(1), the Order was dropped from the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-38, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport and Government Operations without amendment.

Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) for Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport), seconded by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), moved, -- That Bill C-38, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act, be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) for Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport), seconded by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), moved, -- That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

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

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, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

-- Nos. 371-0423, 371-0427 and 371-0429 concerning China. -- Sessional Paper No. 8545-371-36-09;

-- No. 371-0437 concerning health care services. -- Sessional Paper No. 8545-371-3-28.

Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Eggleton (Minister of National Defence) made a statement.

Presenting Reports from Inter-parliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Price (Compton--Stanstead) presented the Report of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the 47th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, held in Ottawa from October 5 to 9, 2001. -- Sessional Paper No. 8565-371-50-08.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Fournier (Manicouagan), seconded by Mr. Paquette (Joliette), Bill C-413, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code and the Public Service Staff Relations Act (scabs and essential services), 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, a petition certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions was presented as follows:

— by Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North Centre), concerning nuclear weapons (No. 371-0458).

Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Bill C-41, An Act to amend the Canadian Commercial Corporation Act.

Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade), seconded by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development), moved, -- That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.


The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage), seconded by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport), -- That Bill C-10, An Act respecting the national marine conservation areas of Canada, be now read a third time and do pass;

And of the amendment of Mr. Burton (Skeena), seconded by Mr. Cummins (Delta--South Richmond), -- That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word ''That'' and substituting the following:

    “Bill C-10, An Act respecting the national marine conservation areas of Canada, be not now read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for the purpose of reconsidering Clause 10 with the view to ensure that the effected provinces are given explicit veto powers over the creation of marine conservation areas.”.

The debate continued.

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. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) -- Report of the Canadian Film Development Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canadian Film Development Corporation Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-16, sbs. 23(2). -- Sessional Paper No. 8560-371-552-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

-- by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) -- Report of the Parks Canada Agency, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Parks Canada Agency Act, S.C. 1998, c. 31, sbs. 34(1). -- Sessional Paper No. 8560-371-742-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

-- by Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) -- Reports of the Canadian Commercial Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, 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. 8561-371-722-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

-- by Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) -- Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2000-01 to 2004-05 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2000-01 of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R. S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). -- Sessional Paper No. 8562-371-817-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

-- by Mr. Tobin (Minister of Industry) -- Report on the administration of the Canada Small Business Financing Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2001, pursuant to the Canada Small Business Financing Act, S.C. 1998, c. 36, s. 20. -- Sessional Paper No. 8560-371-240-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

-- by Mr. Vanclief (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) -- Report of the Canadian Dairy Commission, together with the Auditor General's Report, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). -- Sessional Paper No. 8560-371-90-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:58 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 7:15 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).