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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
39th PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 110

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

3:00 p.m.



Prayers
Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing or Special Order or usual practice of the House, after Statements by Ministers today, the House resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to allow Phil Fontaine, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Patrick Brazeau, National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, Mary Simon, President Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Clem Chartier, President of the Métis National Council, and Beverly Jacobs, President of the Native Women's Association of Canada to make a statement in response to the ministerial statement of apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools; that the Speaker be permitted to preside over the Committee of the Whole; and after these statements, the Committee shall rise and the House shall adjourn to the next sitting day.

Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, June 10, 2008, Mr. Harper (Prime Minister) made a statement of apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole to hear statements from Phil Fontaine, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Patrick Brazeau, National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, Mary Simon, President Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Clem Chartier, President of the Métis National Council, and Beverly Jacobs, President of the Native Women's Association of Canada in response to the ministerial statement of apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.

At 4:36 p.m., pursuant to Order made earlier today, the Committee rose.

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-23, An Act to amend the Canada Marine Act, the Canada Transportation Act, the Pilotage Act and other Acts in consequence, without amendment.

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) — Reports of The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, 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. 8561-392-634-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, 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. 8561-392-886-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment

At 4:36 p.m., pursuant to Order made earlier today, the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).