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

Journals

No. 28

Monday, May 29, 2006

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conditional sentence of imprisonment).

Mr. Toews (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Solberg (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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. 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:

— Nos. 391-0001, 391-0005, 391-0009, 391-0016, 391-0021, 391-0027, 391-0030 and 391-0031 concerning a national child care program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-5-01;

— Nos. 391-0007, 391-0023 and 391-0044 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-6-01;

— Nos. 391-0013, 391-0014 and 391-0043 concerning the tax on gasoline. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-7-01;

— No. 391-0015 concerning the situation in Somalia. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-8-01;

— No. 391-0028 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-1-03;

— No. 391-0039 concerning the situation in Uganda. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-391-9-01.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North), seconded by Ms. Priddy (Surrey North), Bill C-312, An Act to establish and maintain a national Breast Implant Registry, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. St-Hilaire (Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher), seconded by Mr. Kotto (Saint-Lambert), Bill C-313, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and the Income Tax Act (closed-captioned programming), 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. Fletcher (Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia), one concerning a national child care program (No. 391-0107);

— by Mr. Silva (Davenport), two concerning immigration (Nos. 391-0108 and 391-0109) and one concerning China (No. 391-0110);

— by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), one concerning a national child care program (No. 391-0111);

— by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), one concerning unborn children (No. 391-0112);

— by Mr. Savage (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), one concerning a national child care program (No. 391-0113).


Questions 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 return to the following question made into an Order for Return:

Q-2 — Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — With regard to the Canadian Agricultural Income Stabilization Program (CAIS), from its inception until January 23, 2006: (a) what has been the annual allocation and expenditure by the federal government; (b) what has been the annual allocation and expenditure by each provincial government; (c) what has been the combined federal and provincial annual allocation and expenditure by province; (d) what has been the annual allocation and expenditure by commodity sector, nationally and provincially; and (e) have any audits, evaluation reports or analysis of the CAIS program been conducted by or for the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-391-2.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Toews (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Solberg (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), — That Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conditional sentence of imprisonment), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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. Blackburn (Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) — Reports of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2006, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-391-328-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2006-2010 and of the Capital Budget for 2006 of the Royal Canadian Mint, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-391-810-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

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 6:50 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).