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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
39th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 175

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

2:00 p.m.



Prayers
National Anthem
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

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to Members of the House of Commons for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, S.C. 2004, c. 7, sbs. 72.13(1)(a). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-890-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)


The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to Public Office Holders for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, S.C. 2004, c. 7, sbs. 72.13(1)(b). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-891-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 391-1483 concerning the electoral system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-86-02;

— Nos. 391-1499 and 391-1534 concerning asbestos. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-105-01;

— No. 391-1503 concerning transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-28-09;

— No. 391-1515 concerning cruelty to animals. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-79-04;

— No. 391-1518 concerning the mining industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-96-03;

— Nos. 391-1523, 391-1544, 391-1559, 391-1561 to 391-1563, 391-1604, 391-1629 and 391-1653 concerning the issuing of visas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-49-12;

— Nos. 391-1532 and 391-1571 concerning the elderly. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-91-04;

— No. 391-1538 concerning federal programs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-74-15;

— No. 391-1638 concerning international trade. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-43-04;

— Nos. 391-1661 to 391-1663 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-6-13.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Day (Minister of Public Safety) laid upon the Table, — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (subject matter of Bill C-279, An Act to amend the DNA Identification Act (establishment of indexes)) (Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-223), presented to the House on Monday, April 30, 2007. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-391-223.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) presented the report of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, held in Quebec City, from November 13 to 17, 2006. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-50-03.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) presented the report of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation in the Parliamentary Transatlantic Forum, held in Washington, D.C., from December 11 to 12, 2006. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-50-04.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) presented the report Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Joint Meeting of the Defence and Security, Economics and Security, and Political Committees of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, held in Brussels, Belgium, from February 18 to 20, 2007, and its participation at the annual Economics and Security Committee consultation with the OECD, held in Paris, France, from February 21 to 22, 2007. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-50-05.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Merrifield (Yellowhead) presented the report of the Canadian delegation of the Canada–United States Inter-Parliamentary Group respecting its participation at the Co-Chairs' meeting, held in Washington, D.C., on April 16, 2007. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-59-21.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Cullen (Etobicoke North) presented the report of the Canadian delegation of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association (OSCE) to the Winter Meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), held in Vienna, Austria, on February 22 and 23, 2007. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-61-06.


Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Cullen (Etobicoke North) presented the report of the Canadian delegation of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association (OSCE) to the Fall meeting of the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), held in St. Julians, Malta, on November 17 to 19, 2006. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-391-61-07.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), from the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, presented the Ninth Report of the Committee (repeal of section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-290.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 60) was tabled.


Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the 21st Report of the Committee (Order in Council appointment of Tom Perlmutter to the position of Government Film Commissioner of the National Film Board of Canada). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-291.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 71) was tabled.


Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee, “Counterfeiting and Piracy are Theft”. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-292.

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. 56 to 59, 62, 63 and 67 to 70) was tabled.


Mr. Hanger (Calgary Northeast), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the 17th Report of the Committee (Bill C-32, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (impaired driving) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-293.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 72 and 74 to 79) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the House congratulate the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, on the occasion of their 50th anniversary, for their significant contribution to nuclear disarmament.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), two concerning passports (Nos. 391-1780 and 391-1781);

— by Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni), two concerning the tax system (Nos. 391-1782 and 391-1783) and one concerning the sexual exploitation of minors (No. 391-1784);

— by Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel), one concerning the income tax system (No. 391-1785);

— by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), one concerning climate change (No. 391-1786);

— by Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), one concerning the Canadian Human Rights Act (No. 391-1787);

— by Mr. D'Amours (Madawaska—Restigouche), one concerning the Employment Insurance program (No. 391-1788);

— by Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre), one concerning asbestos (No. 391-1789);

— by Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), one concerning immigration (No. 391-1790);

— by Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South), one concerning the income tax system (No. 391-1791);

— by Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), one concerning the tax system (No. 391-1792), one concerning the Canada Labour Code (No. 391-1793) and one concerning immigration (No. 391-1794);

— by Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst), one concerning the Employment Insurance program (No. 391-1795).


Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) presented the answer to question Q-211 on the Order Paper.


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

Q-184 — Mr. Cummins (Delta—Richmond East) — With regard to the waters of the Tsawwassen Territory, both in the Strait of Georgia, the Fraser River and elsewhere, as set out in the Tsawwassen Final Agreement and Side-Agreements: (a) what was the nature of the vessel traffic in the Tsawwassen Territory in 2006 both on the Fraser River and the Strait of Georgia; (b) how will vessel traffic in the waters of the Tsawwassen Territory be impacted by the Final Agreement and what studies have been undertaken on the impacts of the Final Agreement on vessel traffic; (c) in addition to the Strait of Georgia and the Fraser River, what are the additional bodies of water within the Territory; (d) what species of fish or shell fish were caught by recreational and commercial fishermen within the Tsawwassen Territory in the years 1986 to 2006; (e) what was the number or quantity and the landed value of fish and shellfish caught under commercial license by species in each year during the period 1986 to 2006; (f) how many commercial fishermen were licensed to fish for any area within the Tsawwassen Territory in each year during the period; (g) how many recreational fishermen were licensed to fish in the area within the Tsawwassen Territory in each year during the period; (h) how many commercial fishing licenses by species were held by fishermen for any part of the area within the Tsawwassen Territory in each year during the period; (i) how many hours of fishing time were authorized for the Tsawwassen Indian Band to undertake food, social and ceremonial fisheries by species for each year during the period; (j) how many pounds of fish were landed by the Tsawwassen Indian Band for food, social and ceremonial fisheries for each year during the period; (k) how many sockeye salmon could have been caught under the Tsawwassen Fishing Right Allocation for each year if it had been in place during the period, and what was the total catch of Fraser sockeye for each year during the period; (l) how many members of the Tsawwassen Indian Band as registered under the Indian Act were resident on the Tsawwassen Indian Reserve for each year during the period; (m) what studies have been undertaken to identify the impacts of the creation of the Tsawwassen Fishing Right on other recreational and commercial fishermen who have traditionally fished in what is now the Tsawwassen Territory, in particular the displacement of traditional recreational and commercial fishermen; (n) if the 0.78% of the Canadian commercial total allowable catch for Fraser sockeye that is being transferred to the Tsawwassen Band had been fished by the Tsawwassen Band what would the total catch be in pounds for each year during the period; (o) what measures have been put in place to guarantee that those recreational and commercial fishermen who have traditionally fished in the area that now constitutes the Tsawwassen Territory will be able to continue to fish in the public recreational and commercial fisheries unimpeded; (p) what would have been (i) the value, in number of fish, of the 0.78% allocation of the Canadian Commercial Total Allowable Catch to the Tsawwassen Band for Fraser sockeye for each year during the period as provided under the Final Agreement and accompanying side-agreements, (ii) the total Canadian commercial catch of Fraser sockeye for each year, (iii) the average allocation to the Tsawwassen Band for the period based on the 0.78% allocation; (q) what would have been the value, in quantity and dollars, of the 3.27% allocation of terminal commercial catch of Fraser River chum salmon to the Tsawwassen Band for each year during the period; (r) what would have been the value of the 0.78% allocation to the Tsawwassen Band of the Canadian commercial total allowable catch of Fraser River pink salmon for each year during the period; (s) what would have been the value of the five commercial crab licenses to be issued to the Tsawwassen Band under the Harvest side agreement for each year during the period; (t) what is the size limit going to be for crab taken under the Final Agreement and Side-Agreements for food, social, ceremonial and commercial purposes; (u) what is the quantity and value of the crab taken by the band for food, social and ceremonial fisheries for each year of the period; (v) what was the quantity and value of each species caught during food, social and ceremonial openings or under such licenses and exported to the United States or any other country for each year during the period; and (w) does the Final Agreement and Side Agreements provide for self catch monitoring and reporting by the Tsawwassen Band and, if so, how does that differ from the reporting and catch monitoring planned for those public recreational and commercial fisheries that will still be able to operate within the Tsawwassen Territory following the implementation of the Final Agreement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-391-184.


Q-208 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — With respect to the Pine Beetle infestation in British Columbia and Alberta: (a) what is the most up-to-date assessment of the economic impact of the infestation, including, but not limited to, lost lumber, hectares, employment, and longer term regional development; (b) how many communities and families are affected by the infestation, according to province; (c) within affected areas, which communities are considered to be the least and worst hit, according to province; (d) what financial resources are estimated to be needed to adequately respond to the crisis, on an annual basis; (e) how much money has the government committed to the problem over the last five years, on an annual basis; (f) what were the dates upon which these funding announcements were made; (g) of these funds, what amount has actually been disbursed, on an annual basis; (h) from which departmental budget were these funds disbursed, or to have been disbursed from; (i) which communities in British Columbia and Alberta, on an annual basis, received federal money to tackle the infestation, and in each case, name the recipient agencies and projects that received funding; and (j) which branches, of which departments, are tasked with developing and implementing a strategy to tackle the infestation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-391-208.

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

It was ordered, — That an Order of the House do issue for a copy of the October 21, 2004, email addressed to Adam LaRusic, Senior Environmental Assessment Engineer, Pollution Prevention and Assessment Division, Environment Canada (Vancouver) from Lisa Walls, Acting Manager of Pollution Prevention and Assessment Division, Environment Canada (Vancouver) noting the Department of Fisheries advised the Vancouver Port Authority that the Terminal 2 project could be removed from the Deltaport Third Berth Project environmental assessment scoping document without the need to have public consultations. (Notice of Motion for the Production of Papers P-23 — Mr. Cummins (Delta—Richmond East))

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) presented the Return to this Order. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-391-23.


It was ordered, — That an Order of the House do issue for a copy of the October 21, 2004, memorandum addressed to Lisa Walls, Acting Manager of Pollution Prevention and Assessment Division, Environment Canada (Vancouver) from Adam LaRusic, Senior Environmental Assessment Engineer, Pollution Prevention and Assessment Division, Environment Canada (Vancouver), stating that the Terminal 2 project should be included in the cumulative effects assessment portion of the Deltaport Third Berth Project environmental assessment. (Notice of Motion for the Production of Papers P-24 — Mr. Cummins (Delta—Richmond East))

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) presented the Return to this Order. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-391-24.


It was ordered, — That an Order of this House do issue for a copy of Canada's Sixth and Seventh Periodic Report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. (Notice of Motion for the Production of Papers P-27 — Mrs. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe))

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) presented the Return to this Order. — Sessional Paper No. 8550-391-27.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 2, 4 to 12 and 14 to 16).

Group No. 1

Motion No. 2 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Emerson (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 8, be amended by deleting lines 1 to 25 on page 8.

Motion No. 4 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

Motion No. 5 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by deleting line 35 on page 11 to line 5 on page 16.

Motion No. 6 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 15 on page 13 with the following:

“(8) Les normes et les règles établies par”

Motion No. 7 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 9 on page 18 with the following:

“à qui que ce soit des renseigne-”

Motion No. 8 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended

(a) by replacing line 26 on page 21 with the following:

“(5) Information reported by an employee under the program”

(b) by replacing line 28 on page 21 with the following:

“used against the employee to take any reprisals,”

Motion No. 9 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 35.

Motion No. 10 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

Motion No. 11 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 43.

Motion No. 12 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 44.

Motion No. 14 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by deleting lines 14 to 16 on page 78.

Motion No. 15 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by replacing line 14 on page 78 with the following:

“(2) Sections 5.31 to 5.393 of the Aeronautics Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, shall not have”

Motion No. 16 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Emerson (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by replacing lines 14 and 15 on page 78 with the following:

“(2) Despite subsection (1), sections 5.31 to 5.38 of the Aeronautics Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, come into force three years after the day on which this Act receives”

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

By unanimous consent, Motion No. 2 was withdrawn.

The question was put on Motions Nos. 4, 9, 10, 11 and 12, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded divisions were deferred.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded divisions at report stage of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with amendments.

Group No. 1

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 4 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

The question was put on Motion No. 4 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 210 -- Vote no 210)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216

YEAS -- POUR

Angus
Atamanenko
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bevington
Charlton
Christopherson
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Davies
Dewar
Godin
Julian
Layton
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Mathyssen
McDonough
Nash
Priddy
Savoie
Siksay
Stoffer
Wasylycia-Leis
Total: -- 24

NAYS -- CONTRE

Abbott
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
André
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Barbot
Batters
Bélanger
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Benoit
Bezan
Bigras
Blackburn
Blaney
Bonsant
Boshcoff
Bouchard
Boucher
Bourgeois
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cardin
Carrie
Carrier
Casson
Chan
Chong
Clement
Coderre
Comuzzi
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
Day
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Devolin
Dhaliwal
Dion
Dosanjh
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Faille
Fast
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Folco
Freeman
Fry
Gagnon
Galipeau
Gallant
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Guarnieri
Hanger
Harper
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Holland
Hubbard
Jaffer
Jean
Jennings
Kadis
Karetak-Lindell
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Keeper
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kotto
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lauzon
Lavallée
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemieux
Lessard
Lévesque
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
Lussier
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Maloney
Manning
Marleau
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mayes
McCallum
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McTeague
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Nadeau
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Ouellet
Owen
Pacetti
Pallister
Paquette
Paradis
Pearson
Perron
Peterson
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rajotte
Ratansi
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Robillard
Rota
Roy
Russell
Savage
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Sgro
Shipley
Silva
Simms
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St-Cyr
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Steckle
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Temelkovski
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Tweed
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Wilfert
Williams
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Zed
Total: -- 216

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 5 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by deleting line 35 on page 11 to line 5 on page 16.

The question was put on Motion No. 5 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 211 -- Vote no 211)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 6 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 15 on page 13 with the following:

“(8) Les normes et les règles établies par”

The question was put on Motion No. 6 and it was agreed to.

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 14 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by deleting lines 14 to 16 on page 78.

The question was put on Motion No. 14 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 212 -- Vote no 212)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 15 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by replacing line 14 on page 78 with the following:

“(2) Sections 5.31 to 5.393 of the Aeronautics Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, shall not have”

The question was put on Motion No. 15 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 213 -- Vote no 213)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 16 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Emerson (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 49, be amended by replacing lines 14 and 15 on page 78 with the following:

“(2) Despite subsection (1), sections 5.31 to 5.38 of the Aeronautics Act, as enacted by section 12 of this Act, come into force three years after the day on which this Act receives”

The question was put on Motion No. 16 and it was agreed to.

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 7 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended by replacing, in the French version, line 9 on page 18 with the following:

“à qui que ce soit des renseigne-”

The question was put on Motion No. 7 and it was agreed to.

The House proceeded to the putting of the question on Motion No. 8 of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hearn (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), — That Bill C-6, in Clause 12, be amended

(a) by replacing line 26 on page 21 with the following:

“(5) Information reported by an employee under the program”

(b) by replacing line 28 on page 21 with the following:

“used against the employee to take any reprisals,”

The question was put on Motion No. 8 and it was agreed to.

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 9 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 35.

The question was put on Motion No. 9 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 214 -- Vote no 214)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 10 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

The question was put on Motion No. 10 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 215 -- Vote no 215)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 11 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 43.

The question was put on Motion No. 11 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 216 -- Vote no 216)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on Motion No. 12 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), — That Bill C-6 be amended by deleting Clause 44.

The question was put on Motion No. 12 and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 217 -- Vote no 217)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 216
(See list under Division No. 210)

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) for Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Hill (Secretary of State), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage with further amendments.

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

(Division No. 218 -- Vote no 218)
YEAS: 216, NAYS: 24

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
André
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Barbot
Batters
Bélanger
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Benoit
Bezan
Bigras
Blackburn
Blaney
Bonsant
Boshcoff
Bouchard
Boucher
Bourgeois
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cardin
Carrie
Carrier
Casson
Chan
Chong
Clement
Coderre
Comuzzi
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
Day
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Devolin
Dhaliwal
Dion
Dosanjh
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Faille
Fast
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Folco
Freeman
Fry
Gagnon
Galipeau
Gallant
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Guarnieri
Hanger
Harper
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Holland
Hubbard
Jaffer
Jean
Jennings
Kadis
Karetak-Lindell
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Keeper
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kotto
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lauzon
Lavallée
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemieux
Lessard
Lévesque
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
Lussier
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Maloney
Manning
Marleau
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mayes
McCallum
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McTeague
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Nadeau
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Ouellet
Owen
Pacetti
Pallister
Paquette
Paradis
Pearson
Perron
Peterson
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rajotte
Ratansi
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Robillard
Rota
Roy
Russell
Savage
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Sgro
Shipley
Silva
Simms
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St-Cyr
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Steckle
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Temelkovski
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Tweed
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Wilfert
Williams
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Zed
Total: -- 216

NAYS -- CONTRE

Angus
Atamanenko
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bevington
Charlton
Christopherson
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Davies
Dewar
Godin
Julian
Layton
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Mathyssen
McDonough
Nash
Priddy
Savoie
Siksay
Stoffer
Wasylycia-Leis
Total: -- 24

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage with further amendments and ordered for a third reading at the next sitting of the House.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Private Members' Business

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), seconded by Mr. St. Amand (Brant), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately develop, in consultation with the provinces, territories, Aboriginal groups, municipalities, local community organizations, and others, an integrated water resources management strategy to measure, monitor, protect, and enhance Canada's freshwater resources through scientific research by governments, universities, and private research networks, and through legal and regulatory instruments; (Private Members' Business M-249)

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. St. Amand (Brant), seconded by Mr. Valley (Kenora), — That the motion be amended by adding after the word “instruments” the following:

“and should appoint a Minister of State for Water, under the authority of the Minister of the Environment, to oversee and administer the water resources management strategy”.

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

(Division No. 219 -- Vote no 219)
YEAS: 88, NAYS: 144

YEAS -- POUR

Alghabra
Angus
Atamanenko
Bagnell
Bains
Bélanger
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bevington
Boshcoff
Brison
Cannis
Chan
Charlton
Christopherson
Comuzzi
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davies
Dewar
Dhaliwal
Dosanjh
Dryden
Easter
Folco
Fry
Godfrey
Godin
Holland
Hubbard
Jennings
Julian
Kadis
Karetak-Lindell
Keeper
Layton
LeBlanc
Lee
Malhi
Maloney
Marleau
Marston
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Masse
Mathyssen
McCallum
McDonough
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McTeague
Minna
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Nash
Owen
Pacetti
Pearson
Peterson
Priddy
Ratansi
Redman
Regan
Rota
Russell
Savage
Savoie
Scarpaleggia
Siksay
Silva
Simms
St. Amand
St. Denis
Steckle
Stoffer
Szabo
Temelkovski
Tonks
Turner
Wasylycia-Leis
Wilfert
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Zed
Total: -- 88

NAYS -- CONTRE

Abbott
Albrecht
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
André
Bachand
Baird
Barbot
Batters
Bellavance
Benoit
Bezan
Bigras
Blackburn
Blaney
Bonsant
Bouchard
Boucher
Bourgeois
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cardin
Carrie
Carrier
Casson
Chong
Clement
Davidson
Day
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Devolin
Dykstra
Emerson
Epp
Faille
Fast
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Freeman
Gagnon
Galipeau
Gallant
Goldring
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Hanger
Harper
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Jaffer
Jean
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kotto
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lauzon
Lavallée
Lemieux
Lessard
Lévesque
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
Lussier
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Manning
Mayes
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Nadeau
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Ouellet
Pallister
Paquette
Paradis
Perron
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Rajotte
Reid
Richardson
Roy
Scheer
Schellenberger
Shipley
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St-Cyr
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Tilson
Toews
Trost
Tweed
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Williams
Yelich
Total: -- 144

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

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing or Special Orders or usual practices of the House, Private Members’ Business shall be suspended and replaced by Government Orders; after no more than one speaker per party has spoken to the second reading stage of Bill C-64, An Act to amend the Pilotage Act, the House shall adjourn for the day, provided that during debate on Bill C-64, the Chair shall not receive any quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at any time the House stands adjourned during June and July 2007, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has ready a report, when that report is deposited with the Clerk of the House, it shall be deemed to have been duly presented to the House.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at any time the House stands adjourned during June and July 2007, the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food has ready a report, when that report is deposited with the Clerk of the House, it shall be deemed to have been duly presented to the House.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing or Special Orders or usual practices of the House, when the House adjourns on Wednesday, June 20, 2007, it shall stand adjourned until Monday, September 17, 2007, provided that, for the purposes of Standing Order 28, it shall be deemed to have sat on Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22, 2007; and, for the period of this adjournment only, in relation to Bill C-52, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2007, Standing Order 28(3) shall read: “Whenever the House stands adjourned, and at the request of the Government that the public interest requires that the House should meet at an earlier time, the Speaker shall give notice that the House shall meet for the sole purpose of considering Bill C-52, and thereupon the House shall meet to transact this said business. In the event of the Speaker being unable to act owing to illness or other cause, the Deputy Speaker, the Deputy Chair of Committees or the Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees shall act in the Speaker's stead for all the purposes of this section”; Standing Order 28(4) shall be amended by replacing the word “may” with the word “shall”; and Standing Order 32(1.1) shall be amended by deleting “to be given Royal Assent”.

Government Orders

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-64, An Act to amend the Pilotage Act.

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister for Democratic Reform) for Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Baird (Minister of the Environment), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

Debate arose thereon.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-60, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2008.

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. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2007-2008 to 2011-2012 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2007-2008 of the National Capital Commission, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-391-821-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Toews (President of the Treasury Board) — Five-Year Review and Report to Parliament of the Board of Governors of the Canada School of Public service for December 1, 2001 to November 30, 2006, pursuant to the Canada School of Public Service Act, S.C. 1991, c. 16, sbs. 19(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-391-321-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), six concerning federal programs (Nos. 391-1796 to 391-1801);

— by Ms. McDonough (Halifax), one concerning the Philippines (No. 391-1802), one concerning China (No. 391-1803) and one concerning disabled and handicapped persons (No. 391-1804).

Adjournment

At 7:43 p.m., pursuant to Orders made earlier today, the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, September 17, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).