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Marriage Act (Bill C-447)--Hill, G.

    >>1st r, 993
    >>Votable item designation, non-votable, 1125, 1165
    >>2nd r, 1200, dropped from the Order Paper, under S.O. 96(1), 1200

Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act and Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act (amdt.)(Bill C-392)--Robinson

Martin, Hon. Paul (Lib.--LaSalle--Émard)

    >>References see Government grants and contributions

Matapédia--Matane constituency

    >>Name, change to Haute-Gaspésie--La Mitis--Matane--Matapédia see ElectoralBoundaries Readjustment Act (Bill C-53)

Maternity benefits

    >>Reduction due to illness or injury benefis see Employment Insurance Act(amdt.--pregnancy benefit)(Bill C-440)

Matters Related to the Review of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner see Government Operations and Estimates StandingCommittee--Reports, Ninth

Matters relating to the Office of the Privacy Commissionersee Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee--Reports, Fifth

Maximum Speed Control Device Act (Bill C-380)--Harb

Meaningful Scrutiny: Practical Improvements to the Estimates Process see Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee--Reports, Sixth

Medical and diagnostic equipment

    >>Ways and Means No. 6
    >>>Concurrence, deemed moved and division deferred, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 546, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 65), 551-2
    >>>Notice, tabled, 517 (8570-372-10)
    >>>See also Budget Implementation Act, 2003 (Bill C-28)
    >>See also Defibrillators

Medical Devices Registry

    >>Establishing see Medical Devices Registry Act (Bill C-390)

Medical Devices Registry Act (Bill C-390)--Harb

Medical expense tax credit see Celiac disease;Disabled and handicapped persons--Note-taking services;Hearing and speech impairment--Real-time captioning services;Vitamins and supplements

Medical expenses see Caregivers;Herbal remedies

Medical practitioners

    >>Consultative, diagnostic, treatment or other health care service, Goods and Services Tax (GST), zero rated see Excise Tax Act (amdt.)(Bill C-326)

Medical procedures

    >>Health care providers, non-participation/conscience rights
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Hill, J.), (372-0524), 194, gr, 386 (8545-372-13-04)
    >>>See also Criminal Code (amdt.)(Bill C-276)
    >>See also Abortion

Medically Unnecessary Abortion Referendum Act (Bill C-242)--Pankiw

Mefloquine (anti-malaria drug)

    >>Canadian Armed Forces, use, adverse reactions, Health Department/NationalDefence Department monitoring, r.o. Q-26 (Cummins), 274 (8555-372-26)

Members of Parliament

    >>Exemption from appearing as a witness see Privilege, Parliamentary--(Boudria)
    >>Expense allowance, document, "Individual Member's Expenditures", 2002-2003, tabled, 1225 (8527-372-15)
    >>Oath or solemn affirmation of loyalty to Canada see Parliament of Canada Act(amdt.--oath or solemn affirmation)(Bill C-219);Parliament of Canada Act (amdt.--oath or solemn affirmation)(Bill C-408)
    >>Party affiliation, change/floor-crossing, Member to resign/by-election
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Robinson), (372-0809), 304, gr, 323 (8545-372-46-02)
    >>>>(White, T.), (372-0826), 304, gr, 323 (8545-372-46-02)
    >>>See also Parliament of Canada Act (amdt.)(Bill C-211)
    >>Pensions see Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (amdt.) andParliament of Canada Act (amdt.)(Bill C-39)
    >>Staff, collective bargaining rights see Parliamentary Employment and StaffRelations Act (amdt.--members' staff)(Bill C-419)
    >>Suspended see Loubier, Yvan
    >>See also Community activity support fund

Members of Parliament Pension Plan

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee
    >>>2000-2001 Actuarial Report (including Cost Certificate), 221 (8560-372-519-01)

Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act

    >>Legislation see Income Tax Act, Members of Parliament Retiring AllowancesAct, Public Service Superannuation Act and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (amdt.--dependent beneficiaries)(BIll C-389)
    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Government Operations and Estimates Standing Committee
    >>>2001-2002 annual report, 539 (8560-372-173-01)

Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (amdt.) and Parliament of Canada Act (amdt.)(Bill C-39)--Boudria (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons)

    >>1st r, 832
    >>2nd r, 832, deemed agreed to, 832
    >>Committee of the Whole
    >>>Referral, 832
    >>>Report, without amdt., 832
    >>Report stage, 832
    >>>Concurrence, deemed agreed to, 832
    >>3rd r, 832, passed
    >>Senate passage, without amdt., 940
    >>Royal Assent, 940 [Chap. 16, S.C. 2003]

Meningitis see Child meningitis

Mental disorders see Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee--Reports from 1st Session, Fourteenth

Merchant Navy Veterans Day

    >>Establishing see Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act (Bill C-411)

Merchant Navy Veterans Day Act (Bill C-411)--Bonwick

    >>1st r, 518
    >>Deemed adopted at all stages, 916
    >>2nd r, 916
    >>Committee of the Whole
    >>>Referral, 916
    >>>Report, without amdt., 916
    >>Report stage, 916
    >>>Concurrence, M., deemed agreed to, by unanimous consent, 916
    >>3rd r, 916, passed
    >>Senate passage, without amdt., 940
    >>Royal Assent, 940 [Chap. 17, S.C. 2003]

Merchant Seamen Compensation Board see Access to Information Act;Privacy Act

Mercier constituency

    >>Name, change to La-Pointe-de-l'Ile see Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act(amdt.)(Bill C-300)

Mergers

    >>Gains in efficiency, Competition Tribunal powers see Competition Act(amdt.)(Bill C-249)
    >>See also Airlines;Banks

Meteorological Service of Canada

    >>Environment Canada, March 13, 2003 announcement, P-42 (Wasylycia-Leis), transferred, 1197
    >>Fredericton, NB forecast centre, move to Halifax, NS
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Scott), (372-2030), 1034, gr, 1236 (8545-372-86-2)
    >>Gander, NL weather station, downsizing
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Barnes, R.), (372-1648), 853, gr, 954 (8545-372-86-01)

Metis see Riel, Louis David

Mexico see Canada-Mexico relations

Meyer, Joanne

    >>Executive assistant, Office of Stephen Owen, Secretary of State (WesternEconomic Diversification) (Indian Affairs and Northern Development), documents
    >>>Letter, October 24, 2003, tabled, 1164 (8530-372-7)
    >>>Letter, tabled, 1176 (8530-372-8)

Middle East

    >>Petitions
    >>>>(Fontana), (371-0802), gr, 179 (8545-372-24-01)
    >>>>(Gagnon, C.), (372-1285), 631, gr, 1111 (8545-372-36-02)

Middlesex--Kent--Lambton constituency

    >>Name, change to Lambton--Kent--Middlesex see Electoral BoundariesReadjustment Act (Bill C-53)

Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

    >>Legislation see Species at Risk Act (Bill C-5)

Mi'kmaq Education Act

    >>Legislation see Specific Claims Resolution Act (Bill C-6)

Milit-Air Inc. see Government grants and contributions--Bombardier Inc.

Military equipment see Canadian Armed Forces

Military judges

    >>Remuneration see National Defence Act (amdt.--remuneration of militaryjudges)(Bill C-35)

Military memorial sites

    >>Overseas, high school student visits, financial assistance see OverseasMemorial Sites Student Visits Act (Bill C-455)

Military Police Complaints Commission

    >>Departmental Performance Report
    >>>2001-2002, tabled, 177 (8563-372-46)
    >>>2002-2003, tabled, 1205 (8563-372-136)
    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee
    >>>2002 annual report, 694-5 (8560-372-733-01)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;Estimates, 2003-2004, Main--Reports on Plans and Priorities;Privacy Act

Milliken-Oliver report (1997) see Ethics

Mining industry

    >>Exploration, tax credit
    >>>Ways and Means No. 7
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Manley), 926, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 208), 926-7
    >>>>Disposition, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 913
    >>>>Notice, tabled, 879 (8570-372-11)
    >>>>See also Income Tax Act (amdt.--natural resources)(Bill C-48)
    >>Flow-through shares
    >>>Ways and Means No. 3, notice, tabled, 431 (8570-372-2)
    >>>Ways and Means No. 6
    >>>>Concurrence, deemed moved and division deferred, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 546, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 65), 551-2
    >>>>Notice, tabled, 517 (8570-372-10)
    >>>>See also Budget Implementation Act, 2003 (Bill C-28)
    >>Occupational health and safety
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Blaikie), (372-1129), 435, gr, 619 (8545-372-72-01)
    >>>>(Stoffer), (372-1435), 699, gr, 818 (8561-372-714-01)
    >>Taxation
    >>>Ways and Means No. 7
    >>>>Concurrence, M. (Manley), 926, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 208), 926-7
    >>>>Disposition, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 913
    >>>>Notice, tabled, 879 (8570-372-11)
    >>>>See also Income Tax Act (amdt.--natural resources)(Bill C-48)
    >>See also Conflict diamonds

Miscarriages of justice

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Justice and Human Rights Standing Committee
    >>>2003 applications for ministerial review, 1063 (8560-372-827-01)
    >>See also Truscott, Steven

Missing persons

    >>DNA identification, human remains index and missing persons index, Lindsey Nicholls case see DNA Identification Act (amdt.)(Bill C-441)
    >>National clearinghouse
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Davies), (372-0648), 243, gr, 319 (8545-372-53-01)

MMT see Manganese-based additives (MMT)

Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons Special Committee

    >>Establishing, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 236
    >>Reports
    >>>First (Private Members' Business), 439 (8510-372-37)
    >>>>Concurrence, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 439
    >>>Second (amendments to the Order of reference), 482 (8510-372-41)
    >>>>Concurrence, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 482
    >>>Third (amendments to the Standing Orders), 492 (8510-372-43)
    >>>>Addendum, concurrence deemed adopted, 495
    >>>Fourth (modernization and improvement of the procedures of the House ofCommons), 915 (8510-372-111)
    >>>>Concurrence, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 995
    >>>Fifth (electronic voting), 915 (8510-372-112)

Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act

    >>Legislation see Marriage (Prohibited Degrees) Act and Modernization ofBenefits and Obligations Act (amdt.)(Bill C-392)

Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act (amdt.)(Bill C-361)--Harb

Mohawk Institute

    >>Church organizations, litigation process, Anglican Diocese of Huron
    >>>Petitions
    >>>>(Gallaway), (372-1000), 375, gr, 732 (8545-372-7-11)
    >>>>(Masse), (371-0858), gr, 55 (8545-372-7-02)
    >>>>(Pickard), (372-0053), 13, gr, 193 (8545-372-7-03)

Moldova

    >>Tax treaties see Tax Conventions Implementation Act, 2002(Bill S-2)

Mongolia

    >>Tax treaties see Tax Conventions Implementation Act, 2002(Bill S-2)

Monitoring the Canadian Grain Handling and Transportation System -- Annual Report: 2001-2002 Crop Year see Grain transportation

Montmagny--L'Islet--Kamouraska--Rivière-du-Loup constituencysee Rivière-du-Loup--Montmagny constituency

Montmorency--Charlevoix--Haute-Côte-Nord constituencysee Charlevoix--Montmorency constituency

Morocco see Parliamentary delegations, reports

Mortgages

    >>Prepayment see Interest Act (amdt.--interest payable on repayment of amortgage loan before maturity)(Bill C-268)

Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site of Canada

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Canadian Heritage Standing Committee
    >>>2003-2007 management plan, 724 (8560-372-815-01)

Motions for Production of Papers see Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Motor vehicles

    >>Speed, maximum speed control device see Maximum Speed Control Device Act(Bill C-380)
    >>See also Automobiles;Government automobiles/motor vehicles;Seat belts

Moulds (fungi) see Canada Post Corporation--Peterborough

Mulroney, Right Hon. Brian

    >>Former Prime Minister, official portrait unveiling see Appendices to Hansard

Municipal services

    >>Goods and Services Tax (GST)/Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), Ways and Means No.4, notice, tabled, 431 (8570-372-3)

Municipalities see Gasoline taxes;Prostitution

Murder

    >>Bail/maximum sentence, Dana Fair case, petitions
    >>>(Benoit), (372-1921 to 372-1923), 978
    >>Capital punishment/young offenders, sentences see Criminal Code and YoungOffenders Act (amdt.--capital punishment)(Bill C-318)
    >>See also Bail (interim release);Firefighters;Latimer, Robert;Parole;Peltier, Leonard;Truscott, Steven

N

Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation Self-Government Agreement

    >>Legislation see Specific Claims Resolution Act (Bill C-6)

NAFTA Secretariat, Canadian Section

    >>Departmental Performance Report
    >>>2001-2002, tabled, 177 (8563-372-47)
    >>>2002-2003, tabled, 1205 (8563-372-137)
    >>See also Estimates, 2003-2004, Main--Reports on Plans and Priorities

National Acadian Day

    >>August 15th, designating see National Acadian Day Act (Bill S-5)

National Acadian Day Act (Bill S-5)--Bélanger

    >>Senate passage, 864
    >>1st r, 904
    >>2nd r, 916
    >>Deemed adopted at all stages, 916-7
    >>Committee of the Whole
    >>>Referral, 917
    >>>Report, without amdt., 917
    >>Report stage, 917
    >>>Concurrence, M., deemed agreed to, 917
    >>3rd r, 917, passed
    >>Royal Assent, 940 [Chap. 11, S.C. 2003]

National Agriculture Industry Relief Coordination Act (Bill C-304)--Borotsik

National Archives of Canada

    >>Departmental Performance Report
    >>>2001-2002, tabled, 177 (8563-372-48)
    >>>2002-2003, tabled, 1205 (8563-372-138)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;Census records--Transfer;Estimates, 2003-2004, Main--Reports on Plans and Priorities;Privacy Act

National Archives of Canada Act and the Statistics Act (amdt.)(Bill C-382)--Harb

National Arts Centre

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Canadian Heritage Standing Committee
    >>>2001-2002 annual report, with Auditor General's report, 320 (8560-372-179-01)
    >>See also Privacy Act

National Battlefields Commission

    >>Departmental Performance Report
    >>>2001-2002, tabled, 177 (8563-372-49)
    >>>2002-2003, tabled, 1205 (8563-372-139)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;Estimates, 2003-2004, Main--Reports on Plans and Priorities;Privacy Act

National Capital Commission (NCC)

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to Canadian Heritage Standing Committee
    >>>2002-2003 annual report, with Auditor General's report, 1092 (8560-372-181-01)
    >>>2003-2004 to 2007-2008 corporate plan summaries, 829 (8562-372-821-01)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;Alternative Fuels Act;Gatineau Park;Privacy Act

National Capital Region see Public Service--Anglophone/francophone ratio

National Child Benefit Progress Report 2002, The see NationalChild Benefit supplement (Canada Child Tax Benefit)

National Child Benefit supplement (Canada Child Tax Benefit)

    >>Document, "The National Child Benefit Progress Report 2002", tabled, 942 (8525-372-30)
    >>Ways and Means No. 6
    >>>Concurrence, deemed moved and division deferred, M., agreed to, by unanimous consent, 546, agreed to on recorded division (Division No. 65), 551-2
    >>>Notice, tabled, 517 (8570-372-10)
    >>>See also Budget Implementation Act, 2003 (Bill C-28)

National Children's Memorial Day

    >>Establishing, M-396 (O'Brien, L.), 828, agreed to, 828

National Civil Defence Force

    >>Establishing see National Civil Defence Force Act (Bill C-391)

National Civil Defence Force Act (Bill C-391)--Harb

National Conference on Guaranteed Annual Income Act (Bill C-374)--Harb

National Day Against Impaired Driving Act (Bill C-396)--White, R.

National Day of Prayer

    >>Designating, petitions
    >>>(Chamberlain), (372-1940), 978

National debt

    >>Petitions
    >>>(St-Julien), (372-1115 and 372-1116), 429, gr, 536 (8545-372-71-01)

National Defence Act

    >>Reports tabled and permanently referred to National Defence and Veteran Affairs Standing Committee
    >>>Report of the review of the provisions and operations of the National Defence Act, 1236 (8560-372-828-01)

National Defence Act (amdt.--remuneration of military judges)(Bill C-35)--Minister of National Defence (McCallum)

    >>1st r, 721
    >>2nd r, 731, 733, agreed to on division, 733
    >>National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee
    >>>Referral, 733
    >>>Report, without amdt., 853
    >>Report stage, 932
    >>>Concurrence, M. (McCallum), 932, agreed to, 932
    >>3rd r, 932, passed

National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman

    >>2002-2003 annual report, tabled, 852 (8560-372-150-01)
    >>See also Access to Information Act;National Defence and Veterans Affairs Standing Committee--Reports, Seventh;Privacy Act