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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
40th PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 9

Thursday, February 5, 2009

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Toews (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, - Performance Reports for the period ended March 31, 2008, as follows:

(1) Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-1;

(2) Assisted Human Reproduction Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-2;

(3) Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-3;

(4) Canada Border Services Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-4;

(5) Canada Industrial Relations Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-5;

(6) Canada Public Service Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-6;

(7) Canada Revenue Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-7;

(8) Canada School of Public Service. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-8;

(9) Canadian Artists and Producers Professional Relations Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-9;

(10) Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-10;

(11) Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-11;

(12) Canadian Food Inspection Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-12;

(13) Canadian Forces Grievance Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-13;

(14) Canadian Grain Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-14;

(15) Canadian Heritage. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-15;

(16) Canadian Human Rights Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-16;

(17) Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-17;

(18) Canadian Institutes of Health Research. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-18;

(19) Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-19;

(20) Canadian International Development Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-20;

(21) Canadian International Trade Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-21;

(22) Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-22;

(23) Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-23;

(24) Canadian Space Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-24;

(25) Canadian Transportation Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-25;

(26) Citizenship and Immigration Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-26;

(27) Commission for Public Complaints Against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-27;

(28) Copyright Board Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-28;

(29) Correctional Service Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-29;

(30) Courts Administration Service. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-30;

(31) Department of Finance Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-31;

(32) Department of Justice Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-32;

(33) Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-33;

(34) Environment Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-34;

(35) Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-35;

(36) Fisheries and Oceans Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-36;

(37) Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-37;

(38) Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-38;

(39) Health Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-39;

(40) Human Resources and Social Development Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-40;

(41) Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-41;

(42) Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Canadian Polar Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-42;

(43) Indian Residential Schools Resolution Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-43;

(44) Indian Specific Claims Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-44;

(45) Industry Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-45;

(46) Infrastructure Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-46;

(47) Library and Archives Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-47;

(48) Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-48;

(49) NAFTA Secretariat — Canadian Section. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-49;

(50) National Defence. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-50;

(51) National Energy Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-51;

(52) National Film Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-52;

(53) National Parole Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-53;

(54) National Research Council Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-54;

(55) National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-55;

(56) Natural Resources Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-56;

(57) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-57;

(58) Northern Pipeline Agency Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-58;

(59) Office of the Auditor General of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-59;

(60) Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-60;

(61) Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-61;

(62) Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-62;

(63) Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-63;

(64) Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-64;

(65) Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-65;

(66) Parks Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-66;

(67) Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-67;

(68) Privy Council Office and Public Appointments Commission Secretariat. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-68;

(69) Public Health Agency of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-69;

(70) Public Prosecution Service of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-70;

(71) Public Safety Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-71;

(72) Public Service Commission of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-72;

(73) Public Service Labour Relations Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-73;

(74) Public Service Staffing Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-74;

(75) Public Works and Government Services Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-75;

(76) RCMP External Review Committee. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-76;

(77) Registry of the Competition Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-77;

(78) Royal Canadian Mounted Police. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-78;

(79) Security Intelligence Review Committee. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-79;

(80) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-80;

(81) Statistics Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-81;

(82) Status of Women Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-82;

(83) Supreme Court of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-83;

(84) The Correctional Investigator Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-84;

(85) The National Battlefields Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-85;

(86) Transport Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-86;

(87) Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-87;

(88) Transportation Safety Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-88;

(89) Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-89;

(90) Veterans Affairs Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-90;

(91) Western Economic Diversification Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-91.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Toews (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled “Canada's Performance — The Government of Canada's Contribution” for the year 2007-2008. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-402-92.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Raitt (Minister of Natural Resources) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Report to the Minister of Natural Resources — Heavy Water Event at NRU — December 2008". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-402-8.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) presented the report of the Canadian delegation of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association respecting its participation at the Eighth Conference of Parliamentarians to the Arctic Region, held in Fairbanks, Alaska, from August 12 to 14, 2008. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-402-51-01.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Deschamps (Laurentides—Labelle), seconded by Mr. Bouchard (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), Bill C-288, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for new graduates working in designated regions), 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. Fry (Vancouver Centre), seconded by Mr. Dhaliwal (Newton—North Delta), Bill C-289, An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (recreational snow sport helmets), 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. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), Bill C-290, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for loss of retirement income), 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. St-Cyr (Jeanne-Le Ber), seconded by Mr. Ménard (Hochelaga), Bill C-291, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (coming into force of sections 110, 111 and 171), 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. Black (New Westminster—Coquitlam), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-292, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of New Westminster - Coquitlam, 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. Black (New Westminster—Coquitlam), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (means of communication for child luring), 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. Black (New Westminster—Coquitlam), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-294, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child outside Canada), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the Member from Kings—Hants, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred to Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 3:00 p.m.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Casson (Lethbridge), two concerning the democratic process (Nos. 402-0048 and 402-0049);

— by Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), one concerning the National Capital Commission (No. 402-0050);

— by Mr. Tweed (Brandon—Souris), one concerning pornography (No. 402-0051).

Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), seconded by Mr. Dhaliwal (Newton—North Delta), moved, — That, in view of the growing protectionism in the United States, which is reminiscent of the counterproductive behaviour that led to the great depression of the 1930s, this House calls upon the Government to intervene forthwith and persistently, with the United States Administration, and the Congress, in order to protect Canadian jobs, and urge the United States to respect its international agreements including the Canada-United States Trade Agreement (CUSTA), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Debate arose thereon.

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the House of Commons (December 2008), pursuant to the Auditor General Act (reports), R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 7(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-402-64-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(g), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)


The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development to the House of Commons (December 2008), together with an addendum, pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 23(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-402-521-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

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.

Ways and Means

Pursuant to Order made on Wednesday, February 4, 2009, the Order was read for consideration of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures (Sessional Paper No. 8570-402-11), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Wednesday, February 4, 2009. (Ways and Means No. 6)

Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Hill (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.

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

(Division No. 4 -- Vote no 4)
YEAS: 214, NAYS: 80

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Ablonczy
Aglukkaq
Albrecht
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Andrews
Ashfield
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Bélanger
Bennett
Benoit
Bernier
Bevilacqua
Bezan
Blackburn
Blaney
Block
Boucher
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Byrne
Cadman
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cannon (Pontiac)
Carrie
Casson
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Coderre
Cotler
Crombie
Cummins
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
Dechert
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dhaliwal
Dhalla
Dion
Dosanjh
Dreeshen
Dryden
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Fast
Finley
Flaherty
Fletcher
Folco
Foote
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Glover
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Grewal
Guarnieri
Guergis
Hall Findlay
Harper
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hiebert
Hill
Hoback
Hoeppner
Holder
Holland
Ignatieff
Jean
Jennings
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Kania
Karygiannis
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kennedy
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lauzon
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemieux
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Mark
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
McTeague
Mendes
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
O'Neill-Gordon
Obhrai
Oda
Oliphant
Pacetti
Paradis
Patry
Payne
Pearson
Petit
Poilievre
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rae
Raitt
Rajotte
Ratansi
Rathgeber
Regan
Reid
Richards
Richardson
Rickford
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Russell
Savage
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Silva
Simms
Smith
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Thompson
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Tweed
Uppal
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Volpe
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilfert
Wong
Woodworth
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Young
Total: -- 214

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
André
Angus
Ashton
Asselin
Atamanenko
Bachand
Beaudin
Bellavance
Bevington
Bigras
Black
Blais
Bouchard
Bourgeois
Brunelle
Cardin
Carrier
Charlton
Chow
Christopherson
Comartin
Crowder
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
DeBellefeuille
Demers
Deschamps
Desnoyers
Dewar
Dorion
Dufour
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Faille
Freeman
Gagnon
Gaudet
Godin
Gravelle
Guay
Guimond (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Guimond (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hughes
Hyer
Julian
Laforest
Laframboise
Lavallée
Layton
Lemay
Leslie
Lessard
Lévesque
Malo
Maloway
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Martin (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masse
Mathyssen
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Mulcair
Nadeau
Ouellet
Paillé
Paquette
Plamondon
Pomerleau
Rafferty
Roy
Savoie
Siksay
St-Cyr
Stoffer
Thi Lac
Thibeault
Vincent
Wasylycia-Leis
Total: -- 80

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Day
Duceppe
Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Day (Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway), seconded by Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of Health), — That Bill C-2, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Republic of Iceland, the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Kingdom of Norway and the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Swiss Confederation, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.

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

(Division No. 5 -- Vote no 5)
YEAS: 258, NAYS: 36

YEAS -- POUR

Abbott
Ablonczy
Aglukkaq
Albrecht
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
André
Andrews
Ashfield
Asselin
Bachand
Bagnell
Bains
Baird
Beaudin
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benoit
Bernier
Bevilacqua
Bezan
Bigras
Blackburn
Blais
Blaney
Block
Bouchard
Boucher
Boughen
Bourgeois
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Brunelle
Byrne
Cadman
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country)
Cannis
Cannon (Pontiac)
Cardin
Carrie
Carrier
Casson
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Coderre
Cotler
Crombie
Cummins
Cuzner
D'Amours
Davidson
DeBellefeuille
Dechert
Del Mastro
Demers
Deschamps
Desnoyers
Devolin
Dhaliwal
Dhalla
Dion
Dorion
Dosanjh
Dreeshen
Dryden
Dufour
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Faille
Fast
Finley
Flaherty
Fletcher
Folco
Foote
Freeman
Fry
Gagnon
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Gaudet
Glover
Goldring
Goodale
Goodyear
Gourde
Grewal
Guarnieri
Guay
Guergis
Guimond (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques)
Guimond (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord)
Hall Findlay
Harper
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hiebert
Hill
Hoback
Hoeppner
Holder
Holland
Ignatieff
Jean
Jennings
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Kania
Karygiannis
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kennedy
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Laforest
Laframboise
Lake
Lauzon
Lavallée
Lebel
LeBlanc
Lee
Lemay
Lemieux
Lessard
Lévesque
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunn
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Malhi
Malo
Mark
Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca)
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
McTeague
Ménard (Hochelaga)
Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin)
Mendes
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Minna
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe)
Murphy (Charlottetown)
Murray
Nadeau
Neville
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
O'Neill-Gordon
Obhrai
Oda
Oliphant
Ouellet
Pacetti
Paillé
Paquette
Paradis
Patry
Payne
Pearson
Petit
Plamondon
Poilievre
Pomerleau
Prentice
Preston
Proulx
Rae
Raitt
Rajotte
Ratansi
Rathgeber
Regan
Reid
Richards
Richardson
Rickford
Ritz
Rodriguez
Rota
Roy
Russell
Savage
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Scheer
Schellenberger
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Silva
Simms
Smith
Sorenson
St-Cyr
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Szabo
Thi Lac
Thompson
Tilson
Toews
Tonks
Trost
Tweed
Uppal
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Verner
Vincent
Volpe
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilfert
Wong
Woodworth
Wrzesnewskyj
Yelich
Young
Total: -- 258

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
Angus
Ashton
Atamanenko
Bevington
Black
Charlton
Chow
Christopherson
Comartin
Crowder
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Dewar
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Godin
Gravelle
Harris (St. John's East)
Hughes
Hyer
Julian
Layton
Leslie
Maloway
Marston
Martin (Winnipeg Centre)
Martin (Sault Ste. Marie)
Masse
Mathyssen
Mulcair
Rafferty
Savoie
Siksay
Stoffer
Thibeault
Wasylycia-Leis
Total: -- 36

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Day
Duceppe

Accordingly, Bill C-2, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the States of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Republic of Iceland, the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Kingdom of Norway and the Agreement on Agriculture between Canada and the Swiss Confederation, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants), seconded by Mr. Dhaliwal (Newton—North Delta), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 6:27 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, February 10, 2009, at 3:00 p.m.

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. Blackburn (Minister of National Revenue) — Report of Canada Revenue Agency, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, pursuant to the Canada Revenue Agency Act, S.C. 1999, c. 17, sbs. 88(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-402-780-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism) — Report on the Operation of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, pursuant to the Canadian Multiculturalism Act, R.S. 1985, c. 24 (4th Supp.), s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-402-577-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— by Mr. Toews (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the receipts and disbursements of the Office of the Auditor General for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, pursuant to the Auditor General Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-17, sbs. 21(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-402-100-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:27 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 6:34 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).