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


JOURNALS

No. 95

Monday, May 5, 2003

11:00 a.m.



Prayers

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Anderson (Minister of the Environment) , seconded by Ms. Bradshaw (Minister of Labour) , — That Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.


The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs of Bill C-35, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (remuneration of military judges).

Mr. McCallum (Minister of National Defence) , seconded by Mr. DeVillers (Secretary of State (Amateur Sport)) , moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs.

Debate arose thereon.

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. Pettigrew (Minister for International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Report by Export Development Canada on Canada Account operations for the fiscal year 2001-2002. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-372-6.


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:

— No. 372-1000 concerning aboriginal affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-7-11;

— Nos. 372-1214 and 372-1215 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-372-1-16.

Motions

Mr. Day (Okanagan—Coquihalla) , seconded by Mr. Harper (Calgary Southwest) , moved, — That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, presented on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, be concurred in.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Regan (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , seconded by Mr. Tonks (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment) , moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

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

(Division No. 152 -- Vote no 152)

YEAS: 86, NAYS: 48

YEAS -- POUR
Adams
Allard
Anderson (Victoria)
Assadourian
Augustine
Bagnell
Beaumier
Bellemare
Bennett
Bevilacqua
Binet
Blondin-Andrew
Bonin
Bonwick
Boudria
Brown
Bryden
Bulte
Byrne
Caccia
Calder
Caplan
Carroll
Castonguay
Catterall
Charbonneau
Coderre
Collenette
Comuzzi
Cuzner
DeVillers
Dion
Dromisky
Drouin
Eggleton
Gallaway
Godfrey
Graham
Harvard
Harvey
Hubbard
Jackson
Jennings
Jordan
Karetak-Lindell
Knutson
Leung
Lincoln
Longfield
MacAulay
Macklin
Mahoney
Maloney
Manley
Marleau
McCallum
McCormick
McGuire
McLellan
Mitchell
Murphy
Nault
Neville
O'Reilly
Patry
Pettigrew
Phinney
Pickard (Chatham--Kent Essex)
Pillitteri
Pratt
Reed (Halton)
Regan
Robillard
Saada
Scott
Sgro
Shepherd
Speller
Stewart
Thibault (West Nova)
Thibeault (Saint-Lambert)
Tirabassi
Tonks
Ur
Whelan
Wilfert -- 86
NAYS -- CONTRE
Abbott
Ablonczy
Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands)
Bailey
Barnes (Gander—Grand Falls)
Bourgeois
Cadman
Casson
Clark
Comartin
Cummins
Davies
Day
Desrochers
Forseth
Gagnon (Québec)
Gaudet
Goldring
Gouk
Harper
Hill (Macleod)
Hill (Prince George--Peace River)
Hinton
Jaffer
Johnston
Keddy (South Shore)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Lill
Loubier
Marceau
Martin (Esquimalt--Juan de Fuca)
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Ménard
Meredith
Merrifield
Moore
Nystrom
Penson
Picard (Drummond)
Proctor
Sauvageau
Schmidt
Skelton
Solberg
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Vellacott
Wasylycia-Leis
White (North Vancouver) -- 48

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Penson (Peace River) , two concerning pornography (Nos. 372-1479 and 372-1480);

— by Mr. Thompson (Wild Rose) , three concerning pornography (Nos. 372-1481 to 372-1483).

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-171 and Q-183 on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. McCallum (Minister of National Defence) , seconded by Mr. DeVillers (Secretary of State (Amateur Sport)) , — That Bill C-35, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (remuneration of military judges), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on division.

Accordingly, the Bill was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs.


The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Easter (Solicitor General of Canada) , seconded by Mr. Boudria (Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) , — That Bill C-33, An Act to implement treaties and administrative arrangements on the international transfer of persons found guilty of criminal offences, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Motions

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a), the following motion, standing on the Order Paper in the name of Mr. Harper (Leader of the Opposition), was deemed adopted, — That all Votes under JUSTICE, including Votes pertaining to the funding of the Canadian Firearms Registry, and all Votes under HEALTH, in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2004, be referred to Committees of the Whole.

Accordingly, the said Votes were deemed withdrawn from the Standing Committees to which they were originally referred.

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. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, 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. 8560-372-415-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority, 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. 8560-372-416-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, 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. 8560-372-417-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, 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. 8560-372-418-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

— by Mr. Collenette (Minister of Transport) — Report of Marine Atlantic 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. 8560-372-622-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport)

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 6:45 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).