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


JOURNALS

No. 31

Monday, November 25, 2002

11:00 a.m.



Prayers

Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-260, An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (fire-safe cigarettes).

Mr. McKay (Scarborough East) , seconded by Ms. Karetak-Lindell (Nunavut) , moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Hearn (St. John's West) , seconded by Mr. Doyle (St. John's East) , moved, — That this House do now adjourn.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 21 -- Vote no 21)

YEAS: 36, NAYS: 103

YEAS -- POUR
Ablonczy
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Barnes (Gander—Grand Falls)
Benoit
Borotsik
Burton
Cadman
Clark
Doyle
Duncan
Epp
Hanger
Harper
Hearn
Hill (Macleod)
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hinton
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni)
MacKay (Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough)
Meredith
Merrifield
Mills (Red Deer)
Penson
Reid (Lanark—Carleton)
Reynolds
Ritz
Schmidt
Skelton
Spencer
Stinson
Strahl
Vellacott
Yelich -- 36
NAYS -- CONTRE
Adams
Anderson (Victoria)
Assad
Assadourian
Augustine
Bachand (Saint-Jean)
Bagnell
Bélanger
Bellemare
Bennett
Bertrand
Bigras
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Boudria
Bradshaw
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Cannis
Caplan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Coderre
Collenette
Cullen
Cuzner
Dhaliwal
Dion
Drouin
Duceppe
Duplain
Easter
Efford
Frulla
Fry
Girard-Bujold
Godfrey
Godin
Goodale
Guimond
Harb
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Keyes
Knutson
Laframboise
Lanctôt
Lastewka
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lincoln
Macklin
Manley
Marceau
Marcil
Marleau
Masse
Matthews
McCallum
McCormick
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough East)
Minna
Mitchell
Myers
Nault
Neville
O'Brien (Labrador)
O'Brien (London--Fanshawe)
Owen
Pagtakhan
Peric
Phinney
Picard (Drummond)
Pillitteri
Pratt
Price
Proulx
Redman
Regan
Robillard
Rock
Saada
Sauvageau
Scherrer
Scott
Serré
Simard
Stewart
Szabo
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Torsney
Valeri
Vanclief
Wappel
Wasylycia-Leis
Whelan
Wilfert
Wood -- 103

Pursuant to Standing Order 90, the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

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. 372-0133, 372-0136 and 372-0335 concerning oil products. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-35-01;

— Nos. 372-0454, 372-0461 and 372-0464 concerning stem cell research. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-14-13;

— Nos. 372-0456, 372-0458, 372-0462, 372-0463, 372-0465 and 372-0467 to 372-0470 concerning pornography. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-25-06;

— Nos. 372-0457 and 372-0460 concerning the Canadian Coast Guard. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-32-02;

— No. 372-0466 concerning the Steven Truscott case. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-23-03.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Hill (Prince George—Peace River) , seconded by Mr. Strahl (Fraser Valley) , Bill C-318, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Young Offenders Act (capital punishment), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Kenney (Calgary Southeast) , one concerning gun control (No. 372-0568);

— by Mr. Dubé (Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière) , one concerning the situation in the Middle East (No. 372-0569);

— by Mr. Doyle (St. John's East) , one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0570);

— by Mr. Adams (Peterborough) , one concerning pornography (No. 372-0571);

— by Mr. Reynolds (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast) , eight concerning pornography (Nos. 372-0572 to 372-0579), two concerning reproduction technologies (Nos. 372-0580 and 372-0581) and four concerning stem cell research (Nos. 372-0582 to 372-0585);

— by Mr. Johnston (Wetaskiwin) , one concerning federal government contracts (No. 372-0586), two concerning stem cell research (Nos. 372-0587 and 372-0588) and three concerning pornography (Nos. 372-0589 to 372-0591);

— by Mr. Cummins (Delta—South Richmond) , one concerning the Canadian Coast Guard (No. 372-0592), one concerning pornography (No. 372-0593) and one concerning the fishing industry (No. 372-0594);

— by Mr. Borotsik (Brandon—Souris) , one concerning pornography (No. 372-0595);

— by Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South) , one concerning marriage (No. 372-0596) and one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0597);

— by Mr. Hill (Prince George—Peace River) , one concerning pornography (No. 372-0598);

— by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin) , six concerning stem cell research (Nos. 372-0599 to 372-0604) and one concerning federal government contracts (No. 372-0605);

— by Mr. Clark (Calgary Centre) , one concerning pornography (No. 372-0606);

— by Mrs. Yelich (Blackstrap) , one concerning abortion (No. 372-0607);

— by Mr. Cadman (Surrey North) , one concerning pornography (No. 372-0608);

— by Mr. Hearn (St. John's West) , one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0609).

Government Orders

Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) , seconded by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) , moved, — That this House call upon the government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change. (Government Business No. 9)

Debate arose thereon.

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 Mr. Rock (Minister of Industry) — Copy of the Canada Small Business Financing (Establishment and Operation of Capital Leasing Pilot Project) Regulations, pursuant to the Canada Small Business Financing Act, R.S. 1998, c. 36, sbs. 13(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-372-774-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 35(2), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 6:40 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).