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


JOURNALS

No. 35

Friday, November 29, 2002

10:00 a.m.



Prayers

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources without amendment.

Mr. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) for Mr. Dhaliwal (Minister of Natural Resources) , seconded by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, December 2, 2002, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.


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

And of the amendment of Mr. Mills (Red Deer) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) , — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“this House call upon the government not to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change until an implementation plan is in place that Canadians understand, setting out the costs and benefits and how the targets are to be reached and until the plan can be agreed to by the provinces.”.

The debate continued.

Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk—Interlake) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) , moved the following subamendment, — That the amendment be amended by adding before the word “costs” the word “detailed”.

Debate arose thereon.

deferred recorded divisions

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division on Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, deferred until Monday, December 2, 2002, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment, was further deferred until Tuesday, December 3, 2002, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) , seconded by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) ; (Government Business No. 9)

And of the amendment of Mr. Mills (Red Deer) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) ;

And of the subamendment of Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk—Interlake) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) .

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Graham (Minister of Foreign Affairs) laid upon the Table, — Report on the Canadian Landmine Fund for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2002. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-372-8.


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

— No. 372-0325 concerning the fishing industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-22-02;

— No. 372-0332 concerning marriage. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-40-01;

— No. 372-0383 concerning tobacco. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-41-01;

— No. 372-0486 concerning stem cell research. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-14-15;

— No. 372-0489 concerning Bangladesh. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-19-04.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mrs. Barnes (London West) , from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the Second Report of the Committee, “Canada: People, Places and Priorities”. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-372-11.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 28) was tabled.

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Guay (Laurentides) , seconded by Ms. Girard-Bujold (Jonquière) , Bill C-319, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, on Monday, December 2, 2002, the House shall continue to sit from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for the purpose of considering Government Business No. 9.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville) , one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0645) and one concerning pornography (No. 372-0646);

— by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) , one concerning crimes against humanity (No. 372-0647), one concerning missing persons (No. 372-0648), two concerning pornography (Nos. 372-0649 and 372-0650) and one concerning housing policy (No. 372-0651);

— by Mr. Tirabassi (Niagara Centre) , four concerning pornography (Nos. 372-0652 to 372-0655) and one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0656);

— by Mr. McKay (Scarborough East) , one concerning Bangladesh (No. 372-0657), one concerning marriage (No. 372-0658), one concerning stem cell research (No. 372-0659) and one concerning pornography (No. 372-0660).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) , seconded by Mrs. Stewart (Minister of Human Resources Development) ; (Government Business No. 9)

And of the amendment of Mr. Mills (Red Deer) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) ;

And of the subamendment of Mr. Hilstrom (Selkirk—Interlake) , seconded by Mr. Penson (Peace River) .

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 1:32 p.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 Finance of Bill C-212, An Act respecting user fees.

Mr. Cullen (Etobicoke North) , seconded by Mr. McKay (Scarborough East) , moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

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 Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for October 9 and 30, 2002. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-372-5.

Adjournment

At 2:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).