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Divorce

    >>"Best interests of the child" principle see Divorce Act, Family Orders andAgreements Enforcement Assistance Act, Garnishment, Attachment and PensionDiversion Act and Judges Act (amdt.)(Bill C-22)
    >>See also Child custody

Divorce Act

    >>Petitions
    >>>(Stoffer), (372-0079), 26, gr, 193 (8545-372-27-01)

Divorce Act (amdt.--custody of grandchildren)(Bill C-294)--MacKay

Divorce Act (amdt.--limit on rights of child access by sex offenders)(Bill C-400)(1st Sess., 37th Parl.)

    >>Reinstated as Divorce Act (amdt.--limit on rights of child access by sexoffenders)(Bill C-231)

Divorce Act (amdt.--limits on rights of child access by sex offenders)(Bill C-231)--Mills, B.

    >>1st r, 84

Divorce Act (amdt.--right of spouse's parents to access to or custody of child)(Bill C-366)--Harb

Divorce Act (amdt.--shared parenting)(Bill C-245)--Hill, J.

Divorce Act, Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and Judges Act (amdt.)(Bill C-22)--Minister of Justice (Cauchon)

    >>1st r, 288
    >>2nd r, 365, 368-9, 441, division deferred, 441, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 46), 460-2
    >>>Amdt. (Hill, J.), 365, deemed withdrawn, 440
    >>Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 462

DNA see Missing persons;National DNA Data Bank of Canada

DNA Identification Act (amdt.)(Bill C-441)--Lunn

DND see National Defence Department (DND)

Dogs see Assistance dogs (seeing-eye, service, seizure response or seizurealert);Sled dogs

Domestic violence see Witnesses (Justice system)--Protection

Don Valley East constituency see Government expenditures--Government grants and contributions

Downsview Park see Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Drinking water

    >>National standards see Canadian Safe Drinking Water Act (Bill C-346)

Drought see Farm income crisis

Drug and substance abuse

    >>Employer required alcohol or drugs tests, not a discriminatory practicesee Canadian Human Rights Act (amdt.)(Bill C-397)
    >>Petitions
    >>>(Marcil), (372-0402), 150, gr, 476 (8545-372-67-01)
    >>See also Inhalants and sniff products;Marijuana;Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee;Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee (Bill C-38);Parole--Alcohol

Drug Supply Act (Bill C-261)--Nystrom

Drug trafficking

    >>Schools, near see Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (amdt.--trafficking in acontrolled drug or substance within five hundred metres of an elementaryschool or a high school)(Bill C-248)
    >>See also Marijuana--Possession

Drugs and pharmaceuticals

    >>Approval process see Food and Drugs Act (amdt.--process for approval of newdrugs)(Bill C-239)
    >>Generic drugs, developing countries, importation, Trade-Related Aspects ofIntellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) see Patent Act and Food and Drugs Act(amdt.)(Bill C-56)
    >>Patent infringement, automatic injunctions, repeal Patent Act(amdt.--patented medicines)(Bill C-251)
    >>See also Bioterrorism;Diabetes;Emamectin benzoate;Herbal remedies;Mefloquine (anti-malaria drug);Natural health products;Vitamins and supplements

Drugs (narcotic) see Marijuana;Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee;Non-Medical Use of Drugs Special Committee (Bill C-38);Sexual assault

Dubé, Antoine (BQ--Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière; resigned March 17, 2003)

    >>References see House of Commons--Vacancies

E

Economic conditions see Health and well-being

Economic development see First Nations

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec (Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions)

    >>Departmental Performance Report
    >>>2001-2002, tabled, 175 (8563-372-5)
    >>>2002-2003, tabled, 1203 (8563-372-94)
    >>Grants and contributions since 2000-2001, r.o. Q-110 (Duceppe), 497-8 (8555-372-110)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;Estimates, 2003-2004, Main--Reports on Plans and Priorities;Privacy Act

EDC see Export Development Canada (EDC)

Edmonton--Beaumont constituency

    >>Name, change to Edmonton--Mill Woods--Beaumont see Electoral BoundariesReadjustment Act (Bill C-53)

Edmonton--Strathcona constituency see Government expenditures--Governmentgrants and contributions

Edmonton West constituency see Government expenditures--Government grants and contributions

Education

    >>National standards see Education Standards Act (Bill C-377)
    >>Right to education see Canadian Bill of Rights (amdt.--right toeducation)(Bill C-360)
    >>School-leaving age see Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act(amdt.--school-leaving age)(Bill C-375)
    >>See also Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation;Computers;Drug trafficking;Military memorial sites;Residential schools;School transportation services

Education, post-secondary

    >>Petitions
    >>>(Godin), (372-2529), 1238
    >>Veterans' children, Education Assistance Program see Children of DeceasedVeterans Education Assistance Act (amdt.)(Bill C-50)
    >>See also Canada Student Loan program;Student loans

Education Standards Act (Bill C-377)--Harb

Eggleton, Hon. Art (Lib.--York Centre)

    >>References see Canadian Armed Forces--Health care

Egon Zehnder International executive search firm see Business DevelopmentBank of Canada

Egypt see Parliamentary delegations, reports

EKOS Research Associates

    >>Government contracts, r.o. Q-132 (Epp), 538 (8555-372-132)

Elan Pratzer and Partners Inc. see Business Development Bank of Canada

Elderly persons

    >>Abuse, neglect and exploitation, prevention/detection see Older AdultJustice Act (Bill C-439)

Elected officials

    >>Incidental expenses, tax free allowance see Income Tax Act(amdt.--allowances paid to elected provincial or municipal officials)(BillC-317)

Elections

    >>By-elections
    >>>Reports see Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Office (ElectionsCanada)--Reports
    >>>See also Members of Parliament--Party affiliation
    >>Canadian Armed Forces, spouses and other dependents, statement of ordinary residence see Canada Elections Act (amdt.)(Bill C-458)
    >>Certificates of election of members from the electoral district of Berthier--Montcalm (Gaudet), 313; Lac-Saint-Jean--Saguenay (Gagnon, S.), 313-4; Perth--Middlesex (Schellenberger), 798; Témiscamingue (Barrette), 942; Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière (Jobin), 942
    >>Effective date of representation order SI/2003-154, April 1, 2004see Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-49)
    >>Fixed terms see Parliament of Canada Act and Canada Elections Act(amdt.--fixed election dates)(Bill C-429)
    >>Returning officers and other election officers, appointment see CanadaElections Act (amdt.--appointment of election officers)(Bill C-433)

Elections Canada see Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Office (ElectionsCanada)

Electoral boundaries

    >>Alberta see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Thirty-third
    >>British Columbia see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Forty-first
    >>Manitoba see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Twenty-ninth
    >>New Brunswick see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Thirtieth
    >>Newfoundland and Labrador see Federal Electoral BoundariesCommissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Eighteenth
    >>Nova Scotia see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Thirty-second
    >>Official languages, community of interest concept see Official LanguagesStanding Committee--Reports, Fifth
    >>Ontario see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Forty-second
    >>Prince Edward Island see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Twenty-second
    >>Quebec
    >>>Proposed new federal constituences, population definition,process/public notice, r.o. Q-29 (St-Julien), 257-8 (8555-372-29)
    >>>See also Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Forty-third
    >>Saskatchewan see Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions--Reports;Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Eighteenth
    >>See also Federal Electoral Boundaries Commissions;Peterborough county, ON;Savona, BC

Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-49)--Leader of theGovernment in the House of Commons (Boudria)

    >>1st r, 945
    >>Procedure and House Affairs Standing Committee
    >>>Referral prior to second reading, M. (Boudria), 980, 997, 999, division deferred, 999, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 220), 1029-30
    >>>Report, with amdt., 1112
    >>Report stage and second reading
    >>>Concurrence, as amended, M. (Boudria), 1129, division deferred, 1129, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 245), 1130-1
    >>3rd r, 1138, 1148-9, 1154, 1157, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 253), 1157-8, passed
    >>>Procedure, "That this question be now put", M. (Regan), 1138-9, division deferred, 1154, agreed to, by unanimous consent, 1157

Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Bill C-53)--Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (Boudria)

    >>1st r, 1146
    >>Deemed amended and read at second reading, referred to committee, reported without amendment, concurred in at report stage and read third time, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 1158, passed

Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-300)--Catterall

    >>1st r, 186
    >>Deemed adopted at all stages and passed by the House, 186

Electoral districts

    >>Name changes see Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Bill C-53);Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (amdt.)(Bill C-300)
    >>See also Abitibi--Baie-James--Nunavik, Témiscamingue constituency;Argenteuil--Mirabel constituency;Athabasca constituency;Beauport constituency;Berthier--Montcalm constituency;Bonavista--Exploits constituency;Bonavista--Trinity--Conception constituency;Calgary North Centre constituency;Calgary Southwest constituency;Calgary West constituency;Carleton--Lanark constituency;Chambly constituency;Charlesbourg constituency;Charleswood--St. James constituency;Charlevoix--Montmorency constituency;Châteauguay constituency;Churchill River constituency;Dauphin--Swan River constituency;Delta--South Richmond constituency;Dewdney--Alouette constituency;Don Valley East constituency;Edmonton--Beaumont constituency;Edmonton--Strathcona constituency;Edmonton West constituency;Esquimalt--Juan de Fuca constituency;Fundy constituency;Gander--Grand Falls constituency;Glengarry--Prescott--Russell constituency;Grey--Bruce--Owen Sound constituency;Haliburton-Victoria-Brock constituency;Hamilton East constituency;Kamloops, Thompson and Highland Valleys constituency;Kamloops--Thompson constituency;Kelowna constituency;Kitchener--Conestoga constituency;Lac-Saint-Jean--Saguenay constituency;LaSalle--Émard constituency;Laurier constituency;Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière constituency;Longueuil constituency;Malpeque constituency;Matapédia--Matane constituency;Mercier constituency;Middlesex--Kent--Lambton constituency;North Nova constituency;North Okanagan--Shuswap constituencyNorthern Ontario;Nunavik--Eeyou constituency;Nunavik region;Ottawa Centre constituency;Ottawa South constituency;Perth--Middlesex constituency;Portneuf constituencyPrince Edward--Hastings constituency;Prince George--Bulkley Valley constituency;Prince George--Peace River constituency;Richelieu constituency;Rimouski-Neigette-et-la Mitis constituency;Rimouski--Témiscouata constituency;Roberval constituencySaint Boniface constituency;Saint-Jean Saguenay constituency;Saint-Léonard--Saint-Michel constituency;Saint-Maurice constituency;Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar constituency;South Shore constituency;Southern Interior constituency;St. Albert constituency;St. Croix--Belleisle constituency;St. John's North constituency;St. John's South constituency;Toronto Centre--Rosedale constituency;Vancouver Quadra constituency;Vancouver South--Burnaby constituency;Verdun--Saint-Henri--Saint-Paul--Pointe Saint-Charles constituency;Victoria constituency;West Vancouver--Sunshine Coast constituency;Westlock--St. Paul constituency;Westmount--Ville-Marie constituency;Wetaskiwin constituency;Windsor-St. Clair constituency;Windsor West constituency

Electoral reform

    >>Referendum see Referendum Act (amdt.)(Bill C-216)
    >>See also Proportional representation

Electronic mail (e-mail)

    >>Unsolicited electronic mail (SPAM)/selling electronic mail addresses without prior consent see Criminal Code (amdt.--unsolicited electronic mail)(Bill C-460)

Electronic surveillance

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee
    >>>2001 annual report, 685 (8560-372-510-01)
    >>>2002 annual report, 1243 (8560-372-510-02)

Electronic voting see House of Commons proceedings

Elk see Canadian Farm-Raised Deer and Elk Month;Riding Mountain National Park

Emamectin benzoate see Salmon farming--Sea lice

Embassies and consulates see Armenia

Embryos

    >>Research purposes, use see Assisted Human Reproduction Act (Bill C-13)

Emergencies/disasters see Agriculture;Canadian Emergency Preparedness College;National Civil Defence Force

Emergency debates (Adjournment motions under S.O. 52)

    >>Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), Alberta, cow infected, single case, beef export ban, quarantine measures, M. (Clark), adopted, 802
    >>>Accepted, 801-2
    >>Cod, Gulf and northern cod, moratorium declared, M. (Efford), adopted, 713
    >>>Accepted, 700
    >>Farm income crisis, drought, M. (Clark), adopted, 35
    >>>Accepted, 26
    >>Iraq, United States pre-emptive attack, M. (Lalonde), adopted, 499
    >>>Accepted, 498
    >>Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), M. (Thompson, G.), adopted, 701
    >>>Accepted, 700

Emergency response workers see Crime--Deadly traps;Infectious disease

Emergency volunteers

    >>Income tax deduction
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Saada), (372-2085), 1066
    >>>See also Income Tax Act (amdt.--deduction for volunteer emergencyservices)(Bill C-325)

Employees see Tools;Trades people;Wages and salaries

Employment see Drug and substance abuse--Employer required alcohol or drugstests;Older workers;Training (employment);Work

Employment equity see Canadian Human Rights Commission--Reports

Employment Equity Act

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Human Resources Development andthe Status of Persons with Disabilities Standing Committee
    >>>Auditor General of Canada Office
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-28-01)
    >>>Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
    >>>>2001-2002, 533 (8560-372-749-01)
    >>>Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    >>>>2001-2002, 532-3 (8560-372-658-01)
    >>>Canadian Forces Personnel Support Agency
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-18-01)
    >>>Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-15-01)
    >>>Canadian Security Intelligence Service
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-19-01)
    >>>Communications Security Establishment
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-21-01)
    >>>Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 533 (8560-372-805-1)
    >>>National Energy Board
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-22-01)
    >>>National Film Board of Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 531 (8560-372-24-01)
    >>>National Research Council of Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-26-01)
    >>>Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-27-01)
    >>>Parks Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 533 (8560-372-750-01)
    >>>Public Service
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-333-01)
    >>>Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-234-01)
    >>>Statistical Survey Operations
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-30-01)
    >>>Superintendent of Financial Institutions Office
    >>>>2001-2002, 532 (8560-372-29-01)
    >>Review see Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons withDisabilities Standing Committee--Reports from 1st Session, Ninth

Employment Equity Act (Labour)

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Standing Committee
    >>>2002 annual report, 489 (8560-372-226-01)

Employment insurance

    >>Auditor General Report (2001), Chp. 13 see Public Accounts StandingCommittee--Reports, Second
    >>Denial of benefits/premium rebate see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.)(BillC-423)
    >>Eligibility, determination of insurable employment, Canada EmploymentInsurance Commission, role see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.--determinationof insurable employment)(Bill C-359)
    >>Employer premiums see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.)(Bill C-423)
    >>Employment Insurance Account see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.)(Bill C-406);Employment Insurance Act (amdt.--Employment Insurance Account and premium ratesetting)(Bill C-358)
    >>Petitions
    >>>(Asselin), (372-0126 and 372-0127), 56, gr, 208 (8545-372-29-01)
    >>>(Elley), (372-1162), 454, gr, 692 (8545-372-29-06)
    >>>(Godin), (372-0135), 85, gr, 261 (8545-372-29-02); (372-2530), 1238
    >>>(Mills, B.), (372-0405), 153, gr, 310 (8545-372-29-04)
    >>>(Redman), (372-2437), 1232
    >>>(Stoffer), (372-2115 to 372-2119), 1086, gr, 1216 (8545-372-29-10)
    >>>(Wayne), (372-0994), 375, gr, 650 (8545-372-29-05)
    >>Premium rate see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.--Employment InsuranceAccount and premium rate setting)(Bill C-358)
    >>Record of employment, failure to provide see Employment Insurance Act(amdt.--record of employment)(Bill C-430)
    >>Reform see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.)(Bill C-406)
    >>Surplus see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.--setting premium rate to controlsurplus in Employment Insurance Account)(Bill C-395)
    >>Table of Weeks of Benefit see Employment Insurance Act, 2002 (ScheduleI)(amdt.)(Bill C-357)
    >>Waiting period, elimination see Employment Insurance Act (amdt.--waitingperiod)(Bill C-356);Employment Insurance Act (amdt.)(Bill C-423)
    >>See also Caregivers;Compassionate care benefit (employment insurance)