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


JOURNALS

No. 119

Monday, September 15, 2003

11:00 a.m.



Prayers

Vacancies

The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Ottawa Centre, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the resignation of Mr. Mac Harb, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, Monday, September 8, 2003, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.

Private Members' Business

At 11:07 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Bachand (Saint-Jean) , seconded by Ms. Girard-Bujold (Jonquière) , — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should make available to Members a support fund for community activities in each of their ridings. (Private Members' Business M-393)

The debate continued.

At 11:57 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at the beginning of the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage and second reading of Bill C-34, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Ethics Commissioner and Senate Ethics Officer) and other Acts in consequence, as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with an amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76(5), the Speaker selected for debate Motion No. 1.

Mr. Comartin (Windsor—St. Clair) , seconded by Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) , moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-34 be amended by deleting Clause 38.

Debate arose on Motion No. 1.

The question was put on Motion No. 1 and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Tuesday, September 16, 2003, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.


The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-45, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal liability of organizations).

Mr. McCallum (Minister of National Defence) for Mr. Cauchon (Minister of Justice) , seconded by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) , moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Certificates of Election

The Speaker informed the House that the Clerk had received from the Chief Electoral Officer a certificate of the election of Mr. Gilbert Barrette (Témiscamingue) .

Mr. Barrette (Témiscamingue) , having taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took his seat in the House.


The Speaker informed the House that the Clerk had received from the Chief Electoral Officer a certificate of the election of Mr. Christian Jobin (Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière) .

Mr. Jobin (Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière) , having taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took his seat in the House.

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), Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled “The National Child Benefit Progress Report 2002”. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-372-30.

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, — Orders in Council concerning certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2003-1201. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-1-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2003-972. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-2-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2003-964, P.C. 2003-1081, P.C. 2003-1082, P.C. 2003-1083, P.C. 2003-1084, P.C. 2003-1085, P.C. 2003-1086 and P.C. 2003-1172. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-3-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2003-960, P.C. 2003-961, P.C. 2003-1038, P.C. 2003-1039, P.C. 2003-1064, P.C. 2003-1065, P.C. 2003-1066, P.C. 2003-1067, P.C. 2003-1068, P.C. 2003-1069, P.C. 2003-1070, P.C. 2003-1168, P.C. 2003-1169, P.C. 2003-1170 and P.C. 2003-1171. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-14-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2003-1032 and P.C. 2003-1033. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-9-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— P.C. 2003-1050, P.C. 2003-1051, P.C. 2003-1052, P.C. 2003-1091, P.C. 2003-1094, P.C. 2003-1154, P.C. 2003-1174, P.C. 2003-1175, P.C. 2003-1176 and P.C. 2003-1177. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-8-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

— P.C. 2003-962, P.C. 2003-1036, P.C. 2003-1037, P.C. 2003-1074 and P.C. 2003-1173. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-4-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2003-973, P.C. 2003-1034 and P.C. 2003-1035. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-18-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— P.C. 2003-1096, P.C. 2003-1097, P.C. 2003-1098, P.C. 2003-1163, P.C. 2003-1164, P.C. 2003-1165, P.C. 2003-1183, P.C. 2003-1184, P.C. 2003-1185, P.C. 2003-1186, P.C. 2003-1187, P.C. 2003-1188, P.C. 2003-1189 and P.C. 2003-1200. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-16-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2003-974, P.C. 2003-975, P.C. 2003-976, P.C. 2003-1061, P.C. 2003-1062, P.C. 2003-1063 and P.C. 2003-1095. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-22-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2003-958, P.C. 2003-959, P.C. 2003-965, P.C. 2003-966, P.C. 2003-967, P.C. 2003-968, P.C. 2003-969, P.C. 2003-970, P.C. 2003-971, P.C. 2003-1090, P.C. 2003-1166 and P.C. 2003-1167. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-13-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2003-957, P.C. 2003-1058, P.C. 2003-1059, P.C. 2003-1060, P.C. 2003-1161 and P.C. 2003-1162. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-5-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— P.C. 2003-963, P.C. 2003-1071, P.C. 2003-1072, P.C. 2003-1073, P.C. 2003-1075, P.C. 2003-1076, P.C. 2003-1077, P.C. 2003-1078, P.C. 2003-1079 and P.C. 2003-1080. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-24-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)


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. 372-1252, 372-1329, 372-1372, 372-1383, 372-1384, 372-1411, 372-1412, 372-1425, 372-1429, 372-1438, 372-1474, 372-1475, 372-1491 to 372-1497, 372-1499, 372-1500, 372-1504, 372-1508, 372-1517, 372-1518, 372-1523, 372-1544, 372-1552, 372-1554, 372-1557, 372-1567, 372-1573, 372-1578, 372-1582, 372-1588, 372-1593, 372-1594, 372-1602 to 372-1606, 372-1609, 372-1614, 372-1635, 372-1650, 372-1660 to 372-1664, 372-1671, 372-1684 to 372-1686, 372-1693 to 372-1698, 372-1704, 372-1710, 372-1718, 372-1722, 372-1724, 372-1746, 372-1753, 372-1754, 372-1759 to 372-1761, 372-1768, 372-1773, 372-1780, 372-1791, 372-1812, 372-1833 to 372-1841, 372-1848, 372-1849, 372-1853, 372-1854, 372-1861, 372-1868, 372-1869, 372-1874, 372-1875 and 372-1895 concerning marriage. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-40-09;

— No. 372-1565 concerning cruelty to animals. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-28-03;

— No. 372-1577 concerning nuclear weapons. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-74-02;

— No. 372-1599 concerning gun control. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-42-05;

— No. 372-1610 concerning pornography. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-25-29.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Peschisolido (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Report of the Public Service Integrity Officer for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-372-31.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) , Bill C-49, An Act respecting the effective date of the representation order of 2003, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Lincoln (Lac-Saint-Louis) , from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Third Report of the Committee (Bill C-36, An Act to establish the Library and Archives of Canada, to amend the Copyright Act and to amend certain Acts in consequence, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-124.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting Nos. 41 to 46) was tabled.

Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South) , one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-1898) and one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 372-1899);

— by Mr. Hill (Prince George—Peace River) , one concerning gun control (No. 372-1900);

— by Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , one concerning mad cow disease (No. 372-1901) and one concerning a national child care program (No. 372-1902);

— by Mr. Masse (Windsor West) , one concerning the regulation of food and drugs (No. 372-1903), one concerning illicit drug use (No. 372-1904), one concerning marriage (No. 372-1905) and one concerning unborn children (No. 372-1906);

— by Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni) , one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 372-1907) and one concerning the Food and Drugs Act (No. 372-1908).

Questions on Order Paper

Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-36, Q-205 to Q-207, Q-214, Q-223, Q-231, Q-232, Q-234, Q-237, Q-241 and Q-244 on the Order Paper.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the supplementary return to the following question made into an Order for Return:

Q-204 — Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton Southwest) — With regard to border crossings between Canada and the United States since June 1, 2002: (a) what submissions have been made to the government of the United States; (b) what forms did these submissions take – verbal or written or both; (c) what was on the agenda at any face to face meetings or conference calls; (d) what were the titles of any written submissions; (e) what were the dates of the meetings and/or written submissions; (f) what correspondence, if any, was sent directly to the President of the United States or, if not, to which departments and/or agencies of the United States government were the submissions made; (g) have there been any submissions specifically dedicated to the possibility of a second checkpoint; (h) have there been any submissions specifically dedicated to the proposed 24 hour advance notice for commercial trade; (i) has there been any discussion and/or memoranda within Canadian departments concerning the possibility of sending a trade team or special envoy to the United States with respect to border crossing, trade and/or trade corridors; (j) have Canadian departments received verbal or written submissions from Canadian industries concerning problems with the border, and if so, how many; and (k) have Canadian departments received verbal or written submissions from Canadian exporters concerning a possible decline in trade and/or exports with the United States? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-372-204-01.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-229 — Mr. Sauvageau (Repentigny) — In fiscal years 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002, how much money was paid out in subsidies and contributions by each of the government's departments and agencies, including Crown corporations and quasi- or non-governmental agencies subsidized by the government: (a) to support the anglophone community in Quebec; (b) to support francophone communities outside Quebec; and (c) in each case, to fund what needs? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-372-229.


Q-240 — Mr. Jaffer (Edmonton—Strathcona) — With regard to ports of entry into Canada: (a) what are the standards used by all customs officers across Canada to determine a high-risk traveller or shipment, and what is the standard procedure as to what to do with such a traveller or shipment once it is determined to be high-risk; (b) under what standard procedure are customs officers expected to refer travellers to immigration officers, and is there any standard for immigration officers to notify customs officers as to the results of such referrals; if it is determined that a traveller should be referred to an Immigration officer and there is no immigration officer at that location, what is the standard procedure that a customs officer should follow; (c) why are there no joint Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) evaluations planned to determine the effectiveness of customs officers and immigration officers at the border; (d) is there a standard for the sharing of data and intelligence between customs officers and immigration officers; (e) is there a standard referral procedure by which customs officers can clearly determine by which points should a traveller be referred to immigration officers; (f) is there an agreement between the CCRA and CIC that would provide for periodic evaluations to be performed jointly by CCRA and CIC to determine the effectiveness of their joint operations; (g) what percentage of the time does the Primary Automated Lookout System-Highway equipment correctly read licence plates of vehicles stopped at border crossing booths; (h) what facilities exist for examining commercial shipments at the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor and where are they located in relation to the bridge customs site: (i) what is the standard procedure for ensuring that truck operators told to report to the facility actually arrive there; and (ii) under what circumstances would procedures dictate that a truck be escorted to that facility, regardless of the amount of traffic at the port; (i) in 2002: (i) how many people passed through customs checkpoints without authorization from Customs officers; (ii) when and where did these incidents occur; (iii) what were the sequences of actions taken following the breach of the checkpoint; and (iv) and were the individuals apprehended; (j) how many applications have been denied for: (i) FAST; (ii) CANPASS-Air; (iii) NEXUS-Air; and (iv) NEXUS-Highway; (k) at what Customs locations has the CCRA placed the following new technology, how many of each does each facility have, and what portion of incoming traffic does it service: (i) mobile gamma ray scanners; (ii) low-energy baggage and cargo x-ray systems; (iii) ion scanners; (iv) gamma ray pellet scanners; (v) hand-held ion mobility spectrometers; (vi) fibre-scopes; (vii) density meters; and (viii) other new technology that has been purchased by the government within the past two years to be used at ports of entry; and (l) for every Custom office reporting to the district offices in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northern New Brunswick, Central New Brunswick, Southern New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Montérégie, Eastern Townships, Montréal Metro, Montréal Airport, Ottawa, St. Lawrence, Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, Fort Frances, Greater Toronto Area—Commercial, Pearson International Airport—Passenger Operations, Area Operations (Hamilton), Area Operations (Mississauga), Niagara, Windsor, St. Clair, Winnipeg & Northwest Territories, Emerson, Saskatchewan, North Central Alberta, Southern Alberta, Metro Vancouver, Vancouver International Airport, Pacific Highway, West Coast and Yukon, and Okanagan and Kootenay: (i) how many customs personnel are employed at the location, and of them, how many are Customs inspectors; (ii) are there immigration personnel at the location, and if so, how many; (iii) are there computers at the location, and if so, (1) do they have internet access, and if so, (A) what type of internet access do they have (dial-up, broadband, digital subscriber line, etc.); (B) do they have access to the Primary Automated Lookout System; (C) do they have access to CIC’s lookout system; (D) do they have access to US Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Department of Homeland Security databases or watchlists; and (E) do they have access to Canadian Police Information Centre; (iv) what is the distance to the nearest US or Canadian village, town, or city, and what is the name of that location; (v) is there a permanent police presence on location, and if not, (1) what is the distance to the nearest police post, (2) what is its location, and (3) what is the minimum number of officers on duty at any time; (vi) is there at least one telephone at this location; (vii) is this facility open 24 hours a day, and if it is not, what steps are taken to ensure that no one passes through while the facility is unattended; (viii) if there are representatives from departments other than CIC and CCRA, (1) what department or agency is represented; and (2) what is the purpose and responsibility of that department or agency at this location; and (ix) if this is a land border crossing, is there equipment for reading license plates at this location? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-372-240.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(5), the failure of the Ministry to respond to the following question was deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages:

Q-230 — Mr. Sauvageau (Repentigny) — For the 2002-2003, 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 fiscal years, what are the best estimates of funds to be disbursed (in subsidies and contributions) by each of the government's departments and quasi- or non-governmental agencies subsidized by the government to: (a) support the anglophone community in Quebec; (b) support francophone communities outside Quebec; and (c) in each case, to fund what needs?


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(5), the failure of the Ministry to respond to the following question was deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities:

Q-233 — Mr. Hill (Prince George—Peace River) — For the fiscal years 1993-1994, 1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000 and 2000-2001, from all departments and agencies of the government, including crown corporations and quasi- or non-governmental agencies funded by the government, and not including research and student-related grants and loans, what is the list of grants, loans, contributions and contracts awarded in the constituency of Prince George-Peace River, including the name and address of the recipient, whether or not it was competitively awarded, the date, the amount and the type of funding, and if repayable, whether or not it has been repaid?


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(5), the failure of the Ministry to respond to the following question was deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage:

Q-236 — Mr. Reynolds (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast) — Pertaining to the Francophonie Day that took place Thursday, March 20, 2003, what was the breakdown of the money spent by the government for the activities that took place in Canada in dollar figures?


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(5), the failure of the Ministry to respond to the following questions was deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates:

Q-238 — Mr. St-Julien (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik) — With respect to the Communication Canada Sponsorship Program administered by Public Works and Government Services, what groups, individuals or organizations received funds under the program in fiscal years 2000-2001, 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 to date and, for each event sponsored, what are the names and amounts of the sponsorships, their location — including the name of the federal riding and the province or territory where the event took place — in addition to the date of confirmation of the sponsorship and the event?

Q-239 — Mr. St-Julien (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik) — With respect to all government departments and agencies, including Crown corporations and quasi- and non-governmental agencies subsidized by the government and for fiscal years 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002, what financial assistance, contributions and subsidies were accorded to the federal ridings of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik, Témiscamingue and Roberval and under what name, to what location and in what amount?

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Cauchon (Minister of Justice) , seconded by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) , — That Bill C-45, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal liability of organizations), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

AMENDMENTS made by the Senate to Bill C-10B, intituled: “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals)”, as amended, in lieu of other amendments to which the House of Commons has disagreed:

3. Page 3, clause 2: Add after line 10 the following:

“(3) No person shall be convicted of an offence under paragraph (1)(a) if the pain, suffering, injury or death is caused in the course of traditional hunting, trapping or fishing practices carried out by a person who is one of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada in the area in which the Aboriginal person has harvesting rights under or by virtue of existing aboriginal or treaty rights within the meaning of section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982, and any pain, suffering or injury caused is no more than is reasonably necessary in the carrying out of those traditional practices.”; and

4. Page 4, clause 2: Replace lines 22 to 24 with the following:

“182.5 For greater certainty, the defences set out in subsection 429(2) apply in respect of proceedings for an offence under this Part.”.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), the following papers, deposited with the Clerk of the House, were deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, June 18, 2003:

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for New Brunswick with a revised addendum dated May 29, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-12A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Orders in Council concerning certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2003-820. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-1-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2003-845. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-2-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2003-816, P.C. 2003-817, P.C. 2003-818 and P.C. 2003-819. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-3-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2003-808. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-14-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2003-806 and P.C. 2003-827. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-7-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— P.C. 2003-844. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-10-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— P.C. 2003-823 and P.C. 2003-826. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-8-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

— P.C. 2003-811, P.C. 2003-812 and P.C. 2003-828. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-4-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2003-825. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-18-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— P.C. 2003-829, P.C. 2003-830, P.C. 2003-831, P.C. 2003-832, P.C. 2003-833 and P.C. 2003-834. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-16-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2003-821 and P.C. 2003-822. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-13-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2003-804, P.C. 2003-805 and P.C. 2003-824. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-17-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs)

— P.C. 2003-807. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-5-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— P.C. 2003-810, P.C. 2003-813, P.C. 2003-814 and P.C. 2003-815. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-24-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Byrne (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2003-2004 of the Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-855-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Dion (President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs) — Report of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board Act, S.C. 1989, c. 3, sbs. 13(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-499-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Dion (President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergouvernmental Affairs) — Reports of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-604-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Graham (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Reports of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-638-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Vanclief (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Corporate Business Plan for 2003-2008 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, pursuant to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act, S.C. 1997, c. 6, s. 22. — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-800-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)


Pursuant to Order made Friday, June 13, 2003, Ms. Brown (Oakville) , from the Standing Committee on Health, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee, “First Nations and Inuit Dental Health” on Wednesday, June 18, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-119.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 32, 35, 39 and 42) was tabled.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), the following papers, deposited with the Clerk of the House, were deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, July 16, 2003:

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for Alberta with a revised addendum dated July 4, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-06A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for Nova Scotia with a revised addendum dated June 23, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-07A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) — Reports of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-693-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2003-902. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-1-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2003-895. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-3-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2003-887, P.C. 2003-888, P.C. 2003-889, P.C. 2003-890, P.C. 2003-891 and P.C. 2003-892. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-14-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2003-898, P.C. 2003-899, P.C. 2003-900 and P.C. 2003-944. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-8-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

— P.C. 2003-893, P.C. 2003-903, P.C. 2003-943 and P.C. 2003-953. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-4-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2003-896 and P.C. 2003-897. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-13-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2003-894. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-372-24-13. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— Nos. 372-1148, 372-1387, 372-1428, 372-1476, 372-1481 to 372-1483, 372-1490, 372-1498, 372-1519, 372-1524, 372-1525, 372-1528, 372-1533 to 372-1538, 372-1545, 372-1547, 372-1560, 372-1561, 372-1580, 372-1581, 372-1590, 372-1591, 372-1600, 372-1616, 372-1632, 372-1656, 372-1672, 372-1706, 372-1711, 372-1741, 372-1749, 372-1750, 372-1772, 372-1775, 372-1776, 372-1787, 372-1805, 372-1810, 372-1811, 372-1855, 372-1856, 372-1862 and 372-1877 concerning pornography. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-25-28;

— Nos. 372-1426, 372-1443, 372-1487, 372-1507, 372-1511 to 372-1516, 372-1527, 372-1548, 372-1553, 372-1558, 372-1562 to 372-1564, 372-1566, 372-1575, 372-1587, 372-1617, 372-1630, 372-1670, 372-1690 to 372-1692, 372-1709, 372-1720, 372-1721, 372-1737, 372-1744, 372-1747, 372-1748, 372-1757, 372-1770, 372-1771, 372-1777 to 372-1779, 372-1790, 372-1807, 372-1809, 372-1813, 372-1824 to 372-1832, 372-1847, 372-1851, 372-1864 and 372-1871 concerning the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-44-12;

— No. 372-1431 concerning veterans' affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-3-02;

— Nos. 372-1447 to 372-1450, 372-1541, 372-1542, 372-1570, 372-1572, 372-1615, 372-1639 and 372-1640 concerning gun control. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-42-04;

— Nos. 372-1486, 372-1643, 372-1649, 372-1764 and 372-1769 concerning unborn children. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-30-07;

— No. 372-1543 concerning national holidays. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-8-02;

— No. 372-1574 concerning the fishing industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-22-12;

— Nos. 372-1576 and 372-1623 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-47-03;

— Nos. 372-1629, 372-1642, 372-1689, 372-1707, 372-1712, 372-1717, 372-1738, 372-1739, 372-1758, 372-1792, 372-1863, 372-1896 and 372-1897 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-1-19;

— Nos. 372-1633, 372-1634, 372-1647, 372-1668, 372-1687, 372-1688, 372-1701, 372-1708, 372-1716, 372-1723, 372-1740, 372-1765, 372-1766, 372-1850, 372-1857 to 372-1859 and 372-1876 concerning stem cell research. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-14-41;

— No. 372-1648 concerning weather services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-86-01;

— No. 372-1659 concerning gasoline additives. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-26-04;

— Nos. 372-1665 to 372-1667, 372-1795 to 372-1798, 372-1880 and 372-1881 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-13-10;

— Nos. 372-1703, 372-1751 and 372-1752 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-34-10;

— No. 372-1815 concerning emergency preparedness. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-57-06;

— Nos. 372-1820 to 372-1823 concerning the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-54-03;

— Nos. 372-1843 to 372-1845 concerning the regulation of food and drugs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-85-02.

— by Ms. Caplan (Minister of National Revenue) — Reports of Canada Customs and Revenue Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-646-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Cauchon (Minister of Justice) — Report of the Law Commission of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Law Commission of Canada Act, S.C. 1996, c. 9, s. 24. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-371-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Reports of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for the fiscal years 2000-2001 and 2001-2002, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-105-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Civil Aviation Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S. 1985, c. 33 (1st Supp.), s. 35. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-621-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Reports of the Fraser River Port Authority for the year ended April 30, 2003, 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. 8561-372-854-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plans for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2003-2004 of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-822-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Reports of the Department of Canadian Heritage for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-849-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the administration of the Canada Petroleum Resources Act for the year 2002, pursuant to the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, R.S. 1985, c. 36 (2nd Supp.), s. 109. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-455-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board, together with the Auditor's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, sbs. 29(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-505-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Board, together with the Auditor's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, sbs. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-586-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology, together with the Auditor's Report, for the year 2002, pursuant to the Canada Foundation for Sustainable Development Technology Act, S.C. 2001, c. 23, s. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-823-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Reports of the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-556-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Reports of the National Energy Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-689-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Dion (President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada) — Report of the Public Service Staff Relations Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Access to Information Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-372-628-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Third Report of the Standing Committee on Finance, “Large Bank Mergers in Canada: Safeguarding the Public Interest for Canadians and Canadian Businesses” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-53), presented to the House on Thursday, March 27, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-53.

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-78-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 42. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-553-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-646-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-862-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. McCallum (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the Military Police Complaints Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-853-01. (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 Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-852-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Nault (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development) — Statutes of the Yukon for April and May 2003, pursuant to the Yukon Act, R.S. 1985, c. Y-2, sbs. 22(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-387-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Nault (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development) — Statutes of the Northwest Territories for March 2003, pursuant to the Northwest Territories Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-27, sbs. 21(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-388-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Nault (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development) — Reports of the Gwich'in Land Use Planning Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-874-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Nault (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development) — Reports of the Gwich'in Land and Water Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-875-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) — Report of the Canadian Commercial Corporation for the year 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-781-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) — Reports of the Canadian Commercial Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-722-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 12th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Public Accounts of Canada, 2001-2002) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-60), presented to the House on Thursday, April 10, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-60.

— by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, together with the Auditor's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act, S.C. 1999, c. 34, sbs. 48(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-768-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-583-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) — Reports of the Public Service Integrity Officer for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-873-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Order made Thursday, June 12, 2003, Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, filed the 41st Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for British Columbia) on Thursday, June 19, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-120.

Pursuant to Order made Friday, June 13, 2003, Mr. Alcock (Winnipeg South) , from the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, filed the Fifth Report of the Committee, “Matters relating to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner” on Friday, June 27, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-121.

Pursuant to Order made Thursday, June 12, 2003, Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, filed the 42nd Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for Ontario) on Wednesday, July 16, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-122.

Pursuant to Order made Thursday, June 12, 2003, Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, filed the 43rd Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for Quebec) on Wednesday, July 16, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-123.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), the following papers, deposited with the Clerk of the House, were deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, August 20, 2003:

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia with a revised addendum dated July 19, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-08A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario with a revised addendum dated August 11, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-09A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by the Speaker — Report of the Electoral Boundaries Commission for Quebec with a revised addendum dated August 11, 2003, which disposes of the objections raised by members of the House of Commons, pursuant to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-3, sbs. 23(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-459-10A. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— by Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) — Report on the administration of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, R.S. 1985, c. 16 (4th Supp.), s. 138. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-601-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages (proposals for readjusting federal electoral boundaries) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-58), presented to the House on Wednesday, April 9, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-58.

— by Ms. Bradshaw (Minister of Labour) — Report of the Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Status of the Artist Act, S.C. 1992, c. 33, s. 61. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-399-02. (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. Bradshaw (Minister of Labour) — Reports of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-712-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Byrne (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) — Report of the Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-575-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Byrne (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 of the Cape Breton Growth Fund and of the Operating and Capital budgets for 2003-2004, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-827-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Cauchon (Minister of Justice) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Human Rights Commission) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-32), presented to the House on Thursday, January 30, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-32.

— by Mr. Cauchon (Minister of Justice) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Fourth Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages (application of the Contravention Act) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-52), presented to the House on Wednesday, March 26, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-52.

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, “An Industry in Crisis: Safeguarding the Viability of the Canadian Airline Industry” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-64), presented to the House on Friday, April 11, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-64.

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-2-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-105-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of Ridley Terminals Inc., together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2002, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-770-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of Ridley Terminals Inc. for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-793-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-824-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the First Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages (Role and Responsibilities of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission in Developments in the Area of Official Languages in Canada) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-35), presented to the House on Thursday, February 6, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-35.

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, “Bovine Tuberculosis in the Immediate Vicinity of Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-62), presented to the House on Thursday, April 10, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-62.

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Report of the Canada Council for the Arts, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canada Council Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-2, sbs. 21(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-80-01. (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 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, R.S. 1985, c. B-9, sbs. 39(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-86-01. (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 Film Board of Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the National Film Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-8 sbs. 20(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-189-02. (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 Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-467-01. (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 Canadian Museum of Nature, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-469-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Reports of Parks Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-616-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, S.C. 1991, c. 11, sbs. 55(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-849-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Cape Breton Development Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-106-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Works and Government Services) and Ms. Robillard (President of the Treasury Board) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 10th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Groupaction) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-48), presented to the House on Thursday, March 20, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-48.

— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Works and Government Services) — Report of Defence Construction (1951) Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-120-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Mr. Manley (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Department of Finance for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-647-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. McCallum (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-856-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) — Report of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-88-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Business Development Bank of Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-162-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) — Report on the Administration of the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act for the period April 1 to June 30, 2002, pursuant to the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act, R.S. 1985, c. L-1, sbs. 36(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-456-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) — Report on the Administration of the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act for the period July 1 to September 30, 2002, pursuant to the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act, R.S. 1985, c. L-1, sbs. 36(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-456-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) — Report on the Administration of the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act for the period October 1 to December 31, 2002, pursuant to the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act, R.S. 1985, c. L-1, sbs. 36(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-456-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) — Report on the Administration of the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act for the fourth quarter and total fiscal year 2002-2003, pursuant to the Labour Adjustment Benefits Act, R.S. 1985, c. L-1, sbs. 36(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-456-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, “Custodial Management Outside Canada's 200-Mile Limit” (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-50), presented to the House on Tuesday, March 25, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-50.

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) — Report on the administration of the Fisheries Improvement Loans Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Fisheries Improvement Loans Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-22, sbs. 14(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-147-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) — Report of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-769-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Thibault (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) — Reports of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation 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. 8561-372-672-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— 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, 2003, pursuant to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-13, sbs. 26(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-38-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Canada Lands Company Limited, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-617-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— by Ms. Copps (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for the period 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 of the Parks Canada Agency, pursuant to the Parks Canada Agency Act, S.C. 1998, c. 31, sbs. 33(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-853-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Cape Breton Development Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-151-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the administration and enforcement of the Energy Efficiency Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Energy Efficiency Act, S.C. 1992, c. 36, s. 36. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-375-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the State of Canada's Forests for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Department of Natural Resources Act, S. C. 1994, c. 41, sbs. 7(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-461-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 35(2), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, S.C. 1997, c. 9, s. 72. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-771-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Canada Land Surveyors Act, 1998, c. 14, sbs. 70(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-799-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Reports of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-378-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 and of the amended Operating Budget for 2003-2004 of the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-824-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2003-2004 to 2007-2008 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2003-2004 of the Cape Breton Development Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-372-827-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Mahoney (Secretary of State (Selected Crown Corporations)) — Report of the Canada Post Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-635-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 13th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Chapter 7 of the December 2002 Report of the Auditor General (Canadian Spage Agency — Implementing the Canadian Space Program)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-61), presented to the House on Thursday, April 10, 2003. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-372-61.

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Act, R.S. 1985, c. S-12, sbs. 20(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-36-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Standards Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-122-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Business Development Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-152-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Canadian Tourism Commission for the year ended December 31, 2002, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-794-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Reports of the Canadian Space Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-502-02. (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 Copyright Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-546-01. (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 National Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-639-02. (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 Standards Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-642-01. (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 Department of Natural Resources for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-653-01. (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 Business Development Bank of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-686-02. (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 Office of Infrastructure of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-876-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) — Annual Report of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year 2002, pursuant to the Budget Implementation Act, S.C. 1998, c. 21, sbs. 38(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-196-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Vanclief (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S. C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-699-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Vanclief (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Reports of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003, 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. 8561-372-855-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment

At 6:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).