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

Journals

No. 115

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

2:00 p.m.



Prayers
National Anthem
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.

Royal Assent

The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency the Governor General will proceed to the Senate today at 3:00 p.m., for the purpose of giving the Royal Assent to certain Bills.

Messages from the Senate

Messages were 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-60, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (court martial) and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, without amendment.

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act, without amendment.

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:

— No. 392-0647 concerning child labour. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-89-01;

— No. 392-0650 concerning the situation in Sudan. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-64-05;

— No. 392-0667 concerning student loans. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-50-10;

— No. 392-0678 concerning Bell Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-90-01;

— No. 392-0737 concerning the criminal justice system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-68-04;

— Nos. 392-0758 and 392-0765 concerning the Criminal Code of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-26-21;

— Nos. 392-0771 and 392-0772 concerning prosperity partnership. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-51-06.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Canada Health Infoway Inc.: Annual Report 2006-2007". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-392-29.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Corporate Business Plan 2007-2008 for Canada Health Infoway Inc. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-392-30.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Report of the Chief Public Health Officer on the State of Public Health in Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, pursuant to the Public Health Agency of Canada Act, S.C. 2006, c. 5, sbs. 12(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-1003-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Report of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Patent Act, S.C. 1993, c. 2, s. 7. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-564-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Reports of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, 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. 8561-392-929-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Fletcher (Parliamentary Secretary for Health) laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 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. 8561-392-852-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) laid upon the Table, — Report on the State of Inuit Culture and Society for the fiscal years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-392-28.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) laid upon the Table, — Report on the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and on the Northeastern Quebec Agreement for the years 2003-2004 and 2004-2005. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-438-02.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Royal Assent

A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.

Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.

The Commons returned to the Chamber.

Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, Her Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:

Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Judges Act — Chapter No. 26;

The Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:

“May it please Your Excellency:

The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.

In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bills:

To which Bills I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”

Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:

“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to these Bills.”

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Lemieux (Parliamentary Secretary for Official Languages), from the Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan, presented the First Report of the Committee "Canada's Mission in Afghanistan: Initial Report". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-162.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 2 to 8) was tabled.


Mr. Scott (Fredericton), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Ninth Report of the Committee, "Study on the Dismantling of the CBC Radio Orchestra, on CBC/Radio Canada's Commitment to Classical Music and the Changes to CBC Radio 2". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-163.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 31 to 36) was tabled.


Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), from the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented the Fourth Report of the Committee, "Study of the Conductive Energy Weapon-Taser®". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-164.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 13, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26 and 32) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Keeper (Churchill), seconded by Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), Bill C-569, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 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 Mr. Murphy (Charlottetown), seconded by Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra), Bill C-570, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on bicycles), 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. Bell (Vancouver Island North), seconded by Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic), Bill C-571, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against oil tankers in Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York), seconded by Mr. Pearson (London North Centre), moved, — That the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Status of Women, presented on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 25)

Debate arose thereon.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study on the seal harvest, seven members of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans be authorized to travel to Brussels, Belgium in September and October 2008, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York), seconded by Mr. Pearson (London North Centre), — That the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Status of Women, presented on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 25)

The debate continued.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate informing this House that the Senate has passed the following Bill to which the concurrence of the House is desired:

Daily Routine Of Business

Motions

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York), seconded by Mr. Pearson (London North Centre), — That the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Status of Women, presented on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 25)

The debate continued.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Private Members' Business

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), seconded by Mr. Bouchard (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), — That Bill C-513, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (foreign military mission), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 158 -- Vote no 158)
YEAS: 65, NAYS: 174

YEAS -- POUR

André
Angus
Asselin
Bachand
Barbot
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bellavance
Bevington
Bigras
Black
Blais
Bonsant
Bouchard
Bourgeois
Brunelle
Cardin
Carrier
Charlton
Chow
Christopherson
Comartin
Crête
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Davies
DeBellefeuille
Demers
Deschamps
Dewar
Duceppe
Faille
Freeman
Gagnon
Gravel
Guimond
Julian
Laforest
Laframboise
Lalonde
Lavallée
Layton
Lemay
Lessard
Lévesque
Malo
Marston
Mathyssen
McDonough
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Mourani
Mulcair
Nadeau
Nash
Ouellet
Paquette
Perron
Picard
Plamondon
Priddy
Roy
Siksay
St-Cyr
Thi Lac
Vincent
Total: -- 65

NAYS -- CONTRE

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Allison
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Bélanger
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bennett
Benoit
Bevilacqua
Bezan
Blaney
Boshcoff
Boucher
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Oakville)
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Byrne
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannon (Pontiac)
Carrie
Casey
Casson
Chan
Chong
Clarke
Coderre
Comuzzi
Cuzner
Davidson
Day
Del Mastro
Dhaliwal
Dosanjh
Doyle
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Eyking
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Grewal
Guarnieri
Guergis
Hall Findlay
Hanger
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Hubbard
Jaffer
Jean
Jennings
Kadis
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Karetak-Lindell
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lauzon
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemieux
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Manning
Marleau
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mayes
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Paradis
Patry
Pearson
Petit
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rajotte
Redman
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Russell
Savage
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Scott
Sgro
Shipley
Silva
Simard
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Telegdi
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Wallace
Warawa
Watson
Wilson
Yelich
Total: -- 174

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Batters
Gaudet
Guay
Lussier
St-Hilaire
Storseth
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Warkentin

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Paquette (Joliette), seconded by Mr. Gravel (Repentigny), — That Bill C-505, An Act to amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following division:

(Division No. 159 -- Vote no 159)
YEAS: 45, NAYS: 196

YEAS -- POUR

André
Asselin
Bachand
Barbot
Bellavance
Bigras
Blais
Bonsant
Bouchard
Bourgeois
Brunelle
Cardin
Carrier
Crête
DeBellefeuille
Demers
Deschamps
Duceppe
Faille
Freeman
Gagnon
Gravel
Guimond
Laforest
Laframboise
Lalonde
Lavallée
Lemay
Lessard
Lévesque
Malo
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Mourani
Nadeau
Ouellet
Paquette
Perron
Picard
Plamondon
Roy
St-Cyr
Thi Lac
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Vincent
Total: -- 45

NAYS -- CONTRE

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Allison
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Angus
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Bélanger
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bennett
Benoit
Bevilacqua
Bevington
Bezan
Black
Blackburn
Blaney
Boshcoff
Boucher
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Oakville)
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Byrne
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannon (Pontiac)
Carrie
Casey
Casson
Chan
Charlton
Chong
Chow
Christopherson
Clarke
Coderre
Comartin
Comuzzi
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Cuzner
Davidson
Davies
Day
Del Mastro
Dewar
Dhaliwal
Dosanjh
Doyle
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Eyking
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Grewal
Guarnieri
Guergis
Hall Findlay
Hanger
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Hubbard
Jaffer
Jean
Jennings
Julian
Kadis
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Karetak-Lindell
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lauzon
Layton
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemieux
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Manning
Marleau
Marston
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mathyssen
Mayes
McCallum
McDonough
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Mulcair
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nash
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Paradis
Patry
Pearson
Petit
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Priddy
Proulx
Rajotte
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Russell
Savage
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Scott
Sgro
Shipley
Siksay
Silva
Simard
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Telegdi
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Wallace
Warawa
Watson
Wilson
Yelich
Total: -- 196

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Batters
Gaudet
Guay
Lussier
St-Hilaire
Storseth
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Warkentin

Concurrence in Committee Reports

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. Deschamps (Laurentides—Labelle), seconded by Mr. Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin), — That the Third Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, presented on Monday, June 2, 2008, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 24)

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 160 -- Vote no 160)
YEAS: 241, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Allison
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
André
Angus
Asselin
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Barbot
Bélanger
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Bennett
Benoit
Bevilacqua
Bevington
Bezan
Bigras
Black
Blackburn
Blais
Blaney
Bonsant
Boshcoff
Bouchard
Boucher
Bourgeois
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Oakville)
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Byrne
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannon (Pontiac)
Cardin
Carrie
Carrier
Casey
Casson
Chan
Charlton
Chong
Chow
Christopherson
Clarke
Coderre
Comartin
Comuzzi
Crête
Crowder
Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley)
Cuzner
Davidson
Davies
Day
DeBellefeuille
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Dewar
Dhaliwal
Dosanjh
Doyle
Dryden
Duceppe
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Eyking
Faille
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Freeman
Fry
Gagnon
Galipeau
Gallant
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Guarnieri
Guergis
Guimond
Hall Findlay
Hanger
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Hinton
Hubbard
Jaffer
Jean
Jennings
Julian
Kadis
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Karetak-Lindell
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lalonde
Lauzon
Lavallée
Layton
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemay
Lemieux
Lessard
Lévesque
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Malo
Manning
Marleau
Marston
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mathyssen
Mayes
McCallum
McDonough
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Mills
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Mourani
Mulcair
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nadeau
Nash
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Ouellet
Paquette
Paradis
Patry
Pearson
Perron
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Priddy
Proulx
Rajotte
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Roy
Russell
Savage
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Scott
Sgro
Shipley
Siksay
Silva
Simard
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St-Cyr
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Telegdi
Thi Lac
Thibault (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Wallace
Warawa
Watson
Wilson
Yelich
Total: -- 241

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Batters
Gaudet
Guay
Lussier
St-Hilaire
Storseth
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Warkentin
Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker ruled that the Order for second reading of Bill S-204, An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day, standing on the Order Paper in the name of the honourable Member for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour, be dropped to the bottom of the Order of Precedence on the Order Paper to allow, pursuant to Standing Order 92, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to report to the House on the votable status of the item.

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-280, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (coming into force of sections 110, 111 and 171), with the following amendments:

Clause 1, page 1:

(a) Replace line 9 with the following:

‘‘and 171 come into force one year after the day on which a’’;

(b) Add after line 14 the following:

‘‘(3) For greater certainty, a decision made before the coming into force of section 110 by the Refugee Protection Division or the Convention Refugee Determination Division is not subject to an appeal under that section.

(4) Despite subsection (3), an appeal may be taken under section 110 against a decision that was made by the Refugee Protection Division before the coming into force of that section and that is referred back to it by the Federal Court after the coming into force of that section.’’.

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. MacKay (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the Canadian Forces Grievance Board 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. 8561-392-717-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. MacKay (Minister of National Defence) — Reports of the National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman 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) and s. 73. — Sessional Paper No. 8561-392-856-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Prentice (Minister of Industry) — Report of the Canadian Tourism Commission for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-794-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Reports of the Canadian Wheat Board 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. 8561-392-697-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Corporate Business Plan for 2008-2009 of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, pursuant to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act, S.C. 1997, c. 6, s. 22. — Sessional Paper No. 8562-392-800-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Solberg (Minister of Human Resources and Social Development) — Addendum to the report on the administration of student financial assistance programs for the loan year 2005-2006, pursuant to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, S.C. 2003, c.15, s. 12. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-773-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— by Mr. Solberg (Minister of Human Resources and Social Development) — Reports of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation for the year ended December 31, 2007, 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. 8561-392-928-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) — Reports of the Canadian Polar Commission 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. 8561-392-325-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) — Reports of the Sahtu Land and Water Board 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. 8561-392-731-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) — Reports of the Yukon Surface Rights Board 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. 8561-392-859-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) — Reports of the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board 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. 8561-392-870-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Strahl (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians) — Reports of the Gwich'in Land and Water Board 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. 8561-392-875-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Toews (President of the Treasury Board) — Addendum to the Five-Year Review and Report to Parliament of the Canada School of Public Service, pursuant to the Canada School of Public Service Act, S.C. 1991, c. 16, sbs. 19(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-321-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

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. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), one concerning the situation in Sudan (No. 392-0843);

— by Ms. Keeper (Churchill), two concerning aboriginal affairs (Nos. 392-0844 and 392-0845);

— by Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), two concerning national parks (Nos. 392-0846 and 392-0847);

— by Ms. Priddy (Surrey North), one concerning world games (No. 392-0848), one concerning asbestos (No. 392-0849), one concerning marriage (No. 392-0850) and one concerning the income tax system (No. 392-0851);

— by Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 392-0852);

— by Mrs. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the situation in Sudan (No. 392-0853), one concerning immigration (No. 392-0854), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 392-0855) and two concerning prosperity partnership (Nos. 392-0856 and 392-0857).

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:14 p.m., by unanimous consent, 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 6:35 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).