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

Journals

No. 80

Wednesday, April 16, 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.

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. 392-0422 concerning student loans. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-50-04;

— No. 392-0434 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-1-05;

— No. 392-0440 concerning Canadian heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-34-05;

— Nos. 392-0455, 392-0534, 392-0545, 392-0558 and 392-0562 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-19-15;

— Nos. 392-0470, 392-0477, 392-0480, 392-0527, 392-0529, 392-0531 to 392-0533 and 392-0535 concerning the Criminal Code of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-26-11;

— No. 392-0473 concerning transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-11-06;

— No. 392-0476 concerning the Canadian Human Rights Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-5-09;

— Nos. 392-0485 to 392-0522 concerning cruelty to animals. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-40-05;

— Nos. 392-0523, 392-0528, 392-0542, 392-0550, 392-0556 and 392-0559 to 392-0561 concerning prosperity partnership. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-51-04;

— No. 392-0525 concerning crimes of violence. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-392-56-04.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York), from the Standing Committee on Status of Women, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee (gender based analysis of government policies). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-100.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 28) was tabled.


Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), from the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (review of the freight rates for grain). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-392-101.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 26) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), seconded by Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni), Bill C-537, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protection of conscience rights in the health care profession), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), three concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 392-0588 to 392-0590);

— by Ms. Keeper (Churchill), one concerning aboriginal affairs (No. 392-0591);

— by Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas), one concerning health care services (No. 392-0592);

— by Ms. Minna (Beaches—East York), two concerning Bangladesh (Nos. 392-0593 and 392-0594);

— by Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South), one concerning the income tax system (No. 392-0595).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Thompson (Minister of Veterans Affairs), — That Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until later today, at 5:30 p.m.


The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (investigative hearing and recognizance with conditions).

Mr. Emerson (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Pacific Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler Olympics) for Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada), seconded by Ms. Verner (Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Debate arose thereon.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada), seconded by Mr. Hill (Secretary of State), — That a message be sent to the Senate to acquaint their Honours that this House:

disagrees with amendment numbered 1 because it would place an undue burden on judges and does not take into consideration provincial and territorial practices that are currently in place to ensure that accused persons are informed of their language rights; and

disagrees with amendment numbered 3 because the Minister of Justice would be unable to comply with the statutory duty imposed by the amendment as provinces and territories do not keep statistics to report on the operation of the language of trial provisions.

The House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the amendment of Mr. Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe), seconded by Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour), — That the motion be amended by deleting the words “agrees with amendments numbered 2, 4, 5 and 6” and substituting therefore the words “agrees with amendments numbered 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6” and by deleting the paragraph commencing with the words “disagrees with amendment numbered 1”.

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

(Division No. 90 -- Vote no 90)
YEAS: 104, NAYS: 134

YEAS -- POUR

Alghabra
André
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Barnes
Bélanger
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Bevilacqua
Bigras
Bonin
Boshcoff
Bourgeois
Brown (Oakville)
Brunelle
Byrne
Cannis
Cardin
Chan
Crête
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cuzner
D'Amours
Demers
Deschamps
Dhaliwal
Dhalla
Dion
Dosanjh
Dryden
Easter
Eyking
Faille
Freeman
Fry
Gaudet
Godfrey
Goodale
Gravel
Guarnieri
Hall Findlay
Holland
Ignatieff
Jennings
Keeper
Laforest
Laframboise
Lalonde
Lavallée
Lemay
Lessard
Lussier
Malhi
Malo
Maloney
Martin (LaSalle—Émard)
McCallum
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Minna
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nadeau
Neville
Ouellet
Pacetti
Paquette
Patry
Pearson
Picard
Plamondon
Proulx
Rae
Redman
Regan
Rodriguez
Rota
Roy
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sgro
Silva
Simard
St. Amand
St. Denis
Steckle
Szabo
Temelkovski
Thi Lac
Thibault (West Nova)
Tonks
Turner
Valley
Vincent
Volpe
Wappel
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Zed
Total: -- 104

NAYS -- CONTRE

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
Angus
Atamanenko
Baird
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Benoit
Bernier
Bevington
Bezan
Black
Blackburn
Blaney
Boucher
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannon (Pontiac)
Carrie
Casson
Charlton
Chong
Chow
Clarke
Clement
Comartin
Comuzzi
Crowder
Cummins
Davidson
Davies
Day
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dewar
Dykstra
Emerson
Epp
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Godin
Goldring
Goodyear
Gourde
Grewal
Hanger
Harper
Harris
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Jaffer
Jean
Julian
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Lake
Lauzon
Layton
Lebel
Lemieux
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Mark
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Martin (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masse
Mathyssen
Mayes
Menzies
Merrifield
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Mulcair
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Paradis
Petit
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Priddy
Rajotte
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Savoie
Scheer
Schellenberger
Shipley
Siksay
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Tilson
Toews
Trost
Tweed
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Wasylycia-Leis
Watson
Williams
Yelich
Total: -- 134

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Allison
Anderson
Asselin
Barbot
Batters
Blais
Bonsant
Bouchard
Breitkreuz
Calkins
Carrier
DeBellefeuille
Doyle
Duceppe
Gagnon
Guay
Guergis
Guimond
Hinton
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lévesque
Manning
Miller
Mills
Mourani
Pallister
Perron
St-Cyr
St-Hilaire

Concurrence in Committee Reports

Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion, — That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-362, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (residency requirement)), presented on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 14)

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

(Division No. 91 -- Vote no 91)
YEAS: 237, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
André
Angus
Atamanenko
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Barnes
Bélanger
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Benoit
Bernier
Bevilacqua
Bevington
Bezan
Bigras
Black
Blackburn
Blaney
Bonin
Boshcoff
Boucher
Bourgeois
Brown (Oakville)
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Byrne
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cannon (Pontiac)
Cardin
Carrie
Casson
Chan
Charlton
Chong
Chow
Clarke
Clement
Comartin
Comuzzi
Crête
Crowder
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cummins
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
Davies
Day
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Devolin
Dewar
Dhaliwal
Dhalla
Dion
Dosanjh
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Eyking
Faille
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Freeman
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Gaudet
Godfrey
Godin
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Guarnieri
Hall Findlay
Hanger
Harper
Harris
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Holland
Ignatieff
Jaffer
Jean
Julian
Keeper
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lalonde
Lauzon
Lavallée
Layton
Lebel
Lemay
Lemieux
Lessard
Lukiwski
Lunney
Lussier
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Malo
Maloney
Mark
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Martin (LaSalle—Émard)
Martin (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masse
Mathyssen
Mayes
McCallum
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Mulcair
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nadeau
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Ouellet
Pacetti
Paquette
Paradis
Patry
Pearson
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Priddy
Proulx
Rae
Rajotte
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Roy
Savoie
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Scott
Sgro
Shipley
Siksay
Silva
Simard
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Steckle
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Temelkovski
Thi Lac
Thibault (West Nova)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Tweed
Valley
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Volpe
Wallace
Wappel
Warawa
Warkentin
Wasylycia-Leis
Watson
Williams
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Zed
Total: -- 237

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Allison
Anderson
Asselin
Barbot
Batters
Blais
Bonsant
Bouchard
Breitkreuz
Calkins
Carrier
DeBellefeuille
Doyle
Duceppe
Gagnon
Guay
Guergis
Guimond
Hinton
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lévesque
Manning
Miller
Mills
Mourani
Pallister
Perron
St-Cyr
St-Hilaire

Government Orders

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Thompson (Minister of Veterans Affairs), — That Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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

(Division No. 92 -- Vote no 92)
YEAS: 213, NAYS: 24

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Ablonczy
Albrecht
Alghabra
Allen
Ambrose
Anders
André
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Barnes
Bélanger
Bell (North Vancouver)
Bellavance
Benoit
Bernier
Bevilacqua
Bezan
Bigras
Blackburn
Blaney
Bonin
Boshcoff
Boucher
Bourgeois
Brown (Oakville)
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Byrne
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cannon (Pontiac)
Cardin
Carrie
Casson
Chan
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Comuzzi
Crête
Cullen (Etobicoke North)
Cummins
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
Day
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Devolin
Dhaliwal
Dhalla
Dion
Dosanjh
Dryden
Dykstra
Easter
Emerson
Epp
Eyking
Faille
Fast
Finley
Fitzpatrick
Flaherty
Fletcher
Freeman
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Gaudet
Godfrey
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Gravel
Grewal
Guarnieri
Hall Findlay
Hanger
Harper
Harris
Harvey
Hawn
Hearn
Hiebert
Hill
Holland
Ignatieff
Jaffer
Jean
Keeper
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Khan
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lalonde
Lauzon
Lavallée
Lebel
Lemay
Lemieux
Lessard
Lukiwski
Lunney
Lussier
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Malo
Maloney
Mark
Martin (LaSalle—Émard)
Mayes
McCallum
McGuinty
McGuire
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Menzies
Merrifield
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nadeau
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Ouellet
Pacetti
Paquette
Paradis
Patry
Pearson
Petit
Picard
Plamondon
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rae
Rajotte
Redman
Regan
Reid
Richardson
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Roy
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Scott
Sgro
Shipley
Silva
Simard
Skelton
Smith
Solberg
Sorenson
St. Amand
St. Denis
Stanton
Steckle
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Temelkovski
Thi Lac
Thibault (West Nova)
Thompson (New Brunswick Southwest)
Thompson (Wild Rose)
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Turner
Tweed
Valley
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Volpe
Wallace
Wappel
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Williams
Wilson
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Zed
Total: -- 213

NAYS -- CONTRE

Angus
Atamanenko
Bell (Vancouver Island North)
Bevington
Black
Charlton
Chow
Comartin
Crowder
Davies
Dewar
Godin
Julian
Layton
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Martin (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masse
Mathyssen
Mulcair
Priddy
Savoie
Siksay
Wasylycia-Leis
Total: -- 24

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Allison
Anderson
Asselin
Barbot
Batters
Blais
Bonsant
Bouchard
Breitkreuz
Calkins
Carrier
DeBellefeuille
Doyle
Duceppe
Gagnon
Guay
Guergis
Guimond
Hinton
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lévesque
Manning
Miller
Mills
Mourani
Pallister
Perron
St-Cyr
St-Hilaire

Accordingly, Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Private Members' Business

At 6:05 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-384, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief against educational or other institution).

Mrs. Freeman (Châteauguay—Saint-Constant), seconded by Mr. Ménard (Hochelaga), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

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-37, An Act to amend the Citizenship 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-40, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, the Canada Student Loans Act and the Public Service Employment 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-293, An Act respecting the provision of official development assistance abroad, with the following amendments:

1. Page 1, clause 2: Replace line 11 with the following:

“foreign policy, the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness of March 2, 2005, sustainable development and”.

2. Page 2, clause 3:

(a) Replace lines 12 to 15 with the following:

““competent minister” means the Minister of International Cooperation, the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Foreign Affairs or any other minister who is providing official development assistance.”;

(b) Replace lines 30 and 31 with the following:

“rights conventions to which Canada is a party and on international customary law”.

3. Page 3, clause 4: Replace lines 18 to 21 with the following:

“(2) The competent minister shall consult with governments, international agencies and Canadian civil society organizations at least once every two years, and shall take their views and recommendations into consideration when forming an opinion described in subsection (1).”.

4. Page 4, clause 5: Add after line 35 the following:

“(4) Despite subsections (1) and (3), information shall not be reported under this section if its disclosure is prohibited by the policies of the Bretton Woods institutions.”.

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) — Report of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2007, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-415-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Report of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2007, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-417-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Cannon (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Report of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2007, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-418-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Development Investment Corporation (including Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation and Canada Eldor Inc.), together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-471-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Report of the Chicken Farmers of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Farm Products Marketing Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-42-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Report of the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Farm Products Marketing Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-433-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Report of the Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Farm Products Marketing Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-434-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Report of the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2007, pursuant to the Farm Products Marketing Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-523-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board) — Report of Farm Credit Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-647-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Ms. Verner (Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages) — Report on operations under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, pursuant to the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-51, s. 52. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-392-16-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:04 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), 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 7:29 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).