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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
37th PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION


JOURNALS

No. 10

Friday, October 11, 2002

10:00 a.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Kilger (Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh) , Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

Prayers

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) , seconded by Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) , — That the following Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:

We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

The debate continued.

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.

Vacancy

Mr. Richardson , Member for the Electoral District of Perth—Middlesex, from his place in the House, gave notice of his intention to resign his seat as Member for the said Electoral District.

Accordingly, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(a) of the Parliament of Canada Act, the Speaker will address a warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a new Writ of Election for the Electoral District of Perth—Middlesex .

Ways and Means

Mr. Bevilacqua (Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act. (Ways and Means Proceedings No. 1) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-372-01.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Bevilacqua (Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)) , an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Mahoney (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 371-0862 concerning international trade. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-9-01;

— No. 371-0888 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-1-06.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Ménard (Hochelaga—Maisonneuve) , seconded by Mr. Paquette (Joliette) , Bill C-228, Antipoverty Act, was introduced, read the first time and ordered to be printed.

Pursuant to Standing Order 86.1, the Order for second reading of the Bill (previously Bill C-326, 1st Session, 37th Parliament) was added to the bottom of the list of items in the order of precedence on the Order Paper.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Ménard (Hochelaga—Maisonneuve) , seconded by Mr. Paquette (Joliette) , Bill C-229, An Act to amend the Bank Act and the Statistics Act (equity in community reinvestment), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) , seconded by Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) , — That the following Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:

We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That at the conclusion of today's debate on the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, October 22, 2002, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) , seconded by Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) , — That the following Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:

We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the membership of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be modified as follows:

Mr. Guy St-Julien for Mr. John Richardson

Mr. Werner Schmidt for Mr. Garry Breitkreuz

And that the following Member be added to the list of Associate Members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs:

Mr. Garry Breitkreuz

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) , seconded by Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) , — That the following Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:

We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

The debate continued.

At 2:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 50(8), the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, October 22, 2002, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

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 the Deputy Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for May 29, 2002. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-372-1.

— by the Prime Minister — Reports of the Canadian Centre for Management Development for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-500-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by the Prime Minister — Reports of the Security Intelligence Review Committee for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-512-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by the Prime Minister — Reports of the Privy Council Office for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-651-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by the Prime Minister — Reports of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-699-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Ms. Bradshaw (Minister of Labour) — Report of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-13, sbs. 26(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-38-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Report of Telefilm Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Canadian Film Development Corporation Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-16, sbs. 23(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-91-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 35(2), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Report of the National Film Board of Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the National Film Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-8 sbs. 20(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-189-01. (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 National Gallery of Canada and its affiliate the Canadian Museum of Contemprary Photography, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-468-01. (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 Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-472-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mr. Drouin (Secretary of State (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec)) — Reports of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-328-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Ms. McLellan (Minister of Health) — Reports of the Department of Health for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-629-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Canada Foundation for Innovation, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Budget Implementation Act, 1997, S.C. 1997, c. 26, sbs. 29(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-116-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Reports of the National Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-639-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Reports of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, 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. 8561-372-719-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Sixth Report of the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations (Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-371-170), presented to the House on Monday, June 3, 2002. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-170.

Adjournment

At 2:15 p.m., the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, October 21, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).