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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
40th PARLIAMENT, 3rd SESSION

Journals

No. 74

Thursday, September 30, 2010

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, 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. 8561-403-937-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Standing Order 28(2)(b), the Speaker laid upon the Table, — The House of Commons Calendar for the year 2011. — Sessional Paper No. 8527-403-9.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Petit (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice) laid upon the Table, — Report on the activities of the Courts Administration Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, pursuant to the Courts Administration Service Act, S.C. 2002, c. 8, sbs. 12(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-403-872-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Petit (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice) laid upon the Table, — Report on the applications for ministerial review (miscarriages of justice) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, pursuant to the Criminal Code, R.S. 1985, c. C-46, s. 696.5. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-403-827-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), Bill C-47, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures”.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations



Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Ms. Guay (Rivière-du-Nord) presented the report of the Canadian Branch of the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie (APF) respecting its participation at the Meeting of the Cooperation and Development Committee of the APF, held in Rome, Italy, from June 8 to 9, 2010. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-403-52-04.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-566, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (sponsorship of relative), 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. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-567, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (fairness for home buyers), 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. Bennett (St. Paul's), seconded by Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), Bill C-568, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (mandatory long-form census), 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. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), Bill C-569, An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, 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. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-570, An Act respecting the labelling of food products containing sodium, 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. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre), Bill C-571, An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the purchase of minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa, 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. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), Bill C-572, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer), 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. St-Cyr (Jeanne-Le Ber), one concerning immigration (No. 403-0845);

— by Mr. Maloway (Elmwood—Transcona), one concerning passports (No. 403-0846);

— by Ms. Foote (Random—Burin—St. George's), one concerning health care services (No. 403-0847);

— by Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), one concerning health care services (No. 403-0848);

— by Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), one concerning funding aid (No. 403-0849).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Van Loan (Minister of International Trade), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-46, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade;

And of the amendment of Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), seconded by Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:

The debate continued.

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.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 14th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be deemed presented and deemed concurred in.

Accordingly, Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 14th Report of the Committee, which was as follows:

The Committee recommends, pursuant to the Order of the House adopted Wednesday, March 3, 2010, the following change in the membership of the Special Committee on the Canadian Mission in Afghanistan:

Garry Breitkreuz for Kevin Sorenson
Stéphane Dion for Ujjal Dosanjh
Jean Dorion for Francine Lalonde

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) is tabled.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Van Loan (Minister of International Trade), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-46, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade;

And of the amendment of Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), seconded by Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:

The debate continued.

Notice of Motion

Mr. Baird (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the second reading of Bill C-46, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Van Loan (Minister of International Trade), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-46, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade;

And of the amendment of Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), seconded by Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Tweed (Brandon—Souris), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Crowfoot), — That Bill C-509, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

Accordingly, Bill C-509, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

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. Duncan (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency) — Reports of the British Columbia Treaty Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, 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. 8561-403-858-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— by Mr. Paradis (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2010, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-403-649-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:03 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 6:24 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 8:30 a.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, September 27, 2010.