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Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (No. 68)


Orders of the Day

Government Orders

Business of Supply

April 4, 2006 — The President of the Treasury Board — Consideration of the Business of Supply.
Supply period ending December 8, 2006 — maximum of 15 allotted days, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, April 4, 2006.
Days to be allotted — 4 days remaining in current period.

Opposition Motion — Deferred recorded division
October 19, 2006 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government inherited the best economic and fiscal position of any incoming federal government and has not demonstrated the need, value or wisdom of its announced expenditure cuts which unfairly disadvantage the most vulnerable groups in Canadian society.
Recorded division — deferred until Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, October 19, 2006.
Opposition Motions
May 25, 2006 — Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should move forward on an urgent basis to reform federal pay equity legislation based on the recommendations of the Pay Equity Task Force, and to put in place a pro-active approach to pay equity involving an obligation on employers to take steps to eliminate wage discrimination, specifically by: (a) appointing an impartial facilitator to lead discussions with major stakeholder representatives; and (b) having fully and adequately considered the substance of these discussions, introducing a bill on pay equity before the end of 2006.

May 30, 2006 — Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should (a) intervene immediately in order to maintain the control measures, which are a main pillar of supply management, by limiting imports of milk protein concentrates; (b) adopt a regulation (or order in council) that would classify all milk protein concentrates, regardless of their protein content, in tariff line 0404, for which a tariff quota has been negotiated; or immediately invoke article XXVIII of the GATT in order to limit imports of milk protein concentrates while immediately beginning negotiations with its trading partners and modifying its tariff schedule.

May 30, 2006 — Mr. Guimond (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of Human Resources and Social Development should renew, in its entirety, in all regions currently involved, pilot project No. 6, which allows workers in regions with high unemployment to obtain five additional weeks of employment insurance benefits until such time as the government undertakes a comprehensive reform of the employment insurance system that meets workers’ needs.

June 15, 2006 — Mrs. Redman (Kitchener Centre) — That the trial period of the provisional Standing Orders, adopted on February 18, 2005, be extended until the 61st day of the next session; and that the House express its support for the Chair occupants in enforcing the Standing Orders and the other rules, practices and traditions of the House, especially those designed to maintain decorum and respect for its proceedings.

September 26, 2006 — Ms. Dhalla (Brampton—Springdale) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Conservative government has broken its promise to reduce medical wait times and to provide the necessary funding and resources to achieve the goals of the First Ministers’ Accord on Health Care Renewal.

October 17, 2006 — Mr. Dosanjh (Vancouver South) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should cause the flag on the Peace Tower to be half-masted in order to recognize each member of the Canadian Forces who loses his or her life in the line of duty.
Consideration in Committee of the Whole
Day to be appointed.
October 4, 2006 — Consideration in Committee of the Whole of all Votes under HUMAN RESOURCES AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007.
Debate — limited to 4 hours, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a).

Day to be appointed.
October 4, 2006 — Consideration in Committee of the Whole of all Votes under NATIONAL DEFENCE in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007.
Debate — limited to 4 hours, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4)(a).

Ways and Means

No. 2 — May 2, 2006 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act, the Excise Act, 2001, the Excise Act and the Air Travellers Security Charge Act relating to the rate reduction for the GST and the federal component of the HST. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-391-01, tabled on Tuesday, May 2, 2006.
No. 3 — May 2, 2006 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, 2001, the Excise Act and the Air Travellers Security Charge Act relating to other sales tax measures. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-391-02, tabled on Tuesday, May 2, 2006.
No. 4 — May 2, 2006 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-391-03, tabled on Tuesday, May 2, 2006.
No. 7 — September 25, 2006 — The Minister of National Revenue — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-391-10, tabled on Monday, September 25, 2006.

Government Bills (Commons)

C-6R — May 5, 2006 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mrs. Skelton (Minister of National Revenue and Minister of Western Economic Diversification), — That Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
C-7R — April 27, 2006 — The Minister of National Defence — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-7, An Act to amend the National Defence Act.
C-14 — October 2, 2006 — The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (adoption), as reported by the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Monday, October 2, 2006, Sessional Paper No. 8510-391-62.
C-20R — June 15, 2006 — The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-20, An Act respecting airports, airport authorities and other airport operators and amending the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada Act.
C-21 — June 19, 2006 — The Minister of Public Safety — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (non-registration of firearms that are neither prohibited nor restricted).
C-22 — June 22, 2006 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-22, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (age of protection) and to make consequential amendments to the Criminal Records Act.
C-25R — October 23, 2006 — Resuming 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.
C-26 — October 6, 2006 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal interest rate).
C-27 — October 17, 2006 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (dangerous offenders and recognizance to keep the peace).
C-28R — October 18, 2006 — The Minister of Finance — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-28, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on May 2, 2006.
C-29 — October 18, 2006 — The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Official Languages of Bill C-29, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act.
C-30 — October 19, 2006 — The Minister of the Environment — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, the Energy Efficiency Act and the Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act (Canada's Clean Air Act).

Government Bills (Senate)

S-2 — October 16, 2006 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Clement (Minister of Health), seconded by Mr. Lunn (Minister of Natural Resources), — That Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

Government Business

Concurrence in Committee Reports

No. 6 — October 19, 2006 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Merasty (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), seconded by Ms. Keeper (Churchill), — That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, presented on Friday, May 12, 2006, be concurred in.
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, October 25, 2006, at 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, October 19, 2006.
No. 9 — October 18, 2006 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Easter (Malpeque), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), — That the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, June 22, 2006, be concurred in.
Debate — 59 minutes to be added to the business of the House on a day designated by the Government, pursuant to Standing Order 66(2).
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate.
No. 10 — October 23, 2006 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Kotto (Saint-Lambert), seconded by Mr. Roy (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), — That the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented on Thursday, October 5, 2006, be concurred in.
Recorded division — deferred until Tuesday, October 24, 2006, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders, pursuant to Standing Order 45.

R Recommended by the Governor General