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

Journals

No. 67

Monday, October 23, 2006

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Temelkovski (Oak Ridges—Markham), seconded by Mr. St. Amand (Brant), — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities should use his power to direct Canada Post to maintain traditional rural mail delivery and protect public safety when rural constituents are required to collect mail at designated group mailbox locations, long distances from their homes. (Private Members' Business M-170)

The debate continued.

At 12:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 93, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, October 25, 2006, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of National Defence), — That Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and the Income Tax Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Holland (Ajax—Pickering), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the Second Report of the Committee (matters concerning Maher Arar). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-80.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 13) was tabled.


Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the Third Report of the Committee, “Review of the Anti-Terrorism Act: Investigative Hearings and Recognizance with Conditions”. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-81.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 13) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. St. Amand (Brant), seconded by Mr. Temelkovski (Oak Ridges—Markham), Bill C-360, An Act to establish the Office of the Ombudsman for Older Adult Justice and the Canadian Older Adult Justice Agency and to amend the Criminal 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

Mr. Kotto (Saint-Lambert), seconded by Mr. Roy (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), moved, — That the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented on Thursday, October 5, 2006, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 10)

Debate arose thereon.

At 6:12 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 66(2), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Ouellet (Brome—Missisquoi), three concerning housing policy (Nos. 391-0455 to 391-0457);

— by Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), one concerning unborn children (No. 391-0458);

— by Mrs. Lavallée (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert), seven concerning the Canada Labour Code (Nos. 391-0459 to 391-0465);

— by Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), one concerning a national child care program (No. 391-0466).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of National Defence), — That Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and the Income Tax Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

The debate continued.

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. Fitzpatrick (Prince Albert), one concerning marriage (No. 391-0467) and two concerning the sexual exploitation of minors (Nos. 391-0468 and 391-0469).

Adjournment

At 6:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).