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Friday, June 22, 2007


House of Commons Debates



Friday, June 22, 2007

Speaker: The Honourable Peter Milliken

    The House met at 12 p.m.


[Royal Assent]



    I wish to inform the House that pursuant to Standing Order 28(4) I have recalled the House this day for the sole purpose of granting royal assent to certain bills.

Royal Assent

[Royal Assent]


    I have the honour to inform the House that a communication has been received as follows:
Rideau Hall
June 22, 2007
    I have the honour to inform you that the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will proceed to the Senate chamber today, the 22nd of June 2007, at 12:00 p.m., for the purpose of giving royal assent to certain bills of law.
    Yours sincerely,
Sheila-Marie Cook


Message from the Senate

    I have the honour to inform the House that a message has been received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following bills:
    Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (adoption).
    Bill C-47, An Act respecting the protection of marks related to the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games and protection against certain misleading business associations and making a related amendment to the Trade-marks Act.
    Bill C-61, An Act to amend the Geneva Conventions Act, An Act to incorporate the Canadian Red Cross Society and the Trade-marks Act.
    Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Quarantine Act.
    Bill C-59, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (unauthorized recording of a movie).
    Bill C-52, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2007.
    Bill C-288, An Act to ensure Canada meets its global climate change obligations under the Kyoto Protocol.



    A message was delivered by the Usher of the Black Rod as follows:
    Mr. Speaker, the Right Honourable Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable House in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.
    Accordingly, the Speaker with the House went up to the Senate chamber.
    And being returned:
    I have the honour to inform the House that when the House did attend Her Excellency the Governor General in the Senate chamber Her Excellency was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the royal assent to the following bills:
    It being 12:23 p.m., the House stands adjourned until Monday, September 17, 2007, at 11 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).
    The first session of the 39th Parliament was prorogued by royal proclamation on September 14, 2007.