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Notice Paper

No. 72

Friday, April 4, 2008

10:00 a.m.

Introduction of Government Bills

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

April 3, 2008 — Mr. St. Amand (Brant) — Bill entitled “An Act to prohibit the transfer of certain assets and operations from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Limited to Alliant Techsystems Incorporated”.

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)


Q-2312 — April 3, 2008 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With respect to on-reserve educational facilities for First Nations in Canada: (a) what requests for capital building expenditure funding for the purposes of acquiring, building, expanding, improving or replacing educational facilities have been made from April 2000 to present; (b) which of these requests have been granted by the government and why; (c) which of these requests were denied and why; (d) what funds have been committed by the government for capital building expenditure for the purposes of acquiring, building, expanding, improving or replacing educational facilities on-reserve in each fiscal year from 2000-2001 to 2008-2009; (e) what projects are currently under way; (f) in each year since 2000, what projects have been delayed or postponed, and, if any, what were the justifications for and lengths of these delays; (g) what projects are slated to begin work in the 2008-2009 fiscal year; (h) what portion of the total cost of these projects is being funded by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) through capital building infrastructure; (i) how many projects included additional money from a First Nation to complete the construction or for the equipping of an educational facility; (j) what projects are slated to begin work beyond the 2008-2009 fiscal year; (k) how many communities with projects identified by INAC as priority capital projects have had letters of approval issued to them; (l) since 2000, what amounts from the "Community Infrastructure" line item have been reallocated either within INAC or to other government departments; (m) why was $109 million removed from the line item “Community Infrastructure” in the INAC Performance Report for the period ending March 31, 2007; (n) how has this reallocation of funds affected on-reserve educational facilities; and (o) how was this $109 million otherwise spent by the government?
Q-2322 — April 3, 2008 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — With respect to the study convened on November 13 and 14, 2007, chaired by Trevor Ogden, by Health Canada on the dangers of asbestos: (a) what are the mandate or guiding principles of this study; (b) why was this study initiated; (c) who has been assigned responsibility to ensure this study is completed; (d) how much funding has been allocated to this study; (e) what resources have been made available to this study; (f) what consultations will be taken by this study; (g) who will this study consult with or be receiving contributions from; (h) what compensation will the participants in consultations for this study receive; (i) what new research will be used in this study; (k) will a review of Canadian consumer products containing asbestos be included in this study; (j) is it the intention of the government to change its policy on asbestos as a result of this study; (l) what is the expected time frame for this study; and (m) when will this study be made public?

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Business of Supply

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions

Private Members' Business

S-203 — March 10, 2008 — Mr. Hubbard (Miramichi) — Resuming consideration at report stage of Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals), as reported by the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights without amendment.
Resuming debate on the motions in Group No. 1.
Committee Report — presented on Friday, February 15, 2008, Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-60.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
Report stage concurrence motion — question to be put immediately after the report stage motions are disposed of, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting for report stage and third reading — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).

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