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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
37th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION
Tuesday, May 28, 2002
Daily Routine Of Business
Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mrs. Redman (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— No. 371-0685 concerning cruelty to animals. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-371-80-07;
— No. 371-0689 concerning crimes of violence. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-371-61-02.
Introduction of Private Members' Bills
Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Miss Grey (Edmonton North) , seconded by Mr. Casson (Lethbridge) , Bill C-465, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.
Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:
— by Mr. Solberg (Medicine Hat) , one concerning pornography (No. 371-0740);
— by Mr. Crête (Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata—Les Basques) , one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 371-0741).
The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.
Mr. Duncan (Vancouver Island North) , seconded by Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk—Interlake) , moved, — That this House has lost confidence in the government for its failure to persuade the US government to end protectionist policies that are damaging Canada's agriculture and lumber industries and for failing to implement offsetting trade injury measures for the agriculture and lumber sectors.
Debate arose thereon.
Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Privacy Commissioner concerning substantially similar provincial legislation, pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5, sbs. 25(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-371-789-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(f)(vi), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
Statements By Members
Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.
Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.
Board of Internal Economy
The Speaker informed the House that, pursuant to the Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act, S.C. 1997, c. 32, Mr. Boudria (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell) has been appointed a member of the Board of Internal Economy to replace Mr. Goodale (Wascana) .
The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Duncan (Vancouver Island North) , seconded by Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk—Interlake) , 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.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:
YEAS: 103, NAYS: 133
Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. McLellan (Minister of Health) , seconded by Mr. Bevilacqua (Secretary of State (Science, Research and Development)) , — That Bill C-56, An Act respecting assisted human reproduction, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:
YEAS: 160, NAYS: 73
Accordingly, the Bill was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Private Members' Business
At 6:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), 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 Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-416, An Act to provide for adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians.
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) , seconded by Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore) , moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Debate arose thereon.
Pursuant to Standing Order 96(1), the Order was dropped from the Order Paper.
At 7:00 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 7:19 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).