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Monday, October 25, 2010 (No. 86)


Orders of the Day

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

Address Debate — maximum of 6 appointed days, pursuant to Standing Order 50(1).
Days to be appointed — 3 days.
March 23, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Généreux (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), seconded by Mr. Armstrong (Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley), — That the following Address be presented to Her Excellency the Governor General of Canada:

To Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY:

We, Her Majesty's most loyal and dutiful subjects, the House of Commons of Canada, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Excellency for the gracious Speech which Your Excellency has addressed to both Houses of Parliament;

And of the amendment of Mr. Ignatieff (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), seconded by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), — That the motion be amended by adding the following:

“and offers our humble wish that your Excellency is not burdened in future with frivolous requests for prorogation”.

Voting on the amendment — not later than 30 minutes before the end of the time provided for the Address debate, pursuant to Standing Order 50(5).

Government Orders

Business of Supply

March 3, 2010 — The President of the Treasury Board — Consideration of the Business of Supply.
Supply period ending December 10, 2010 — maximum of 7 allotted days, pursuant to Standing Order 81(10)(a).
Days to be allotted — 5 days remaining in current period.

Opposition Motion — Deferred recorded division
October 21, 2010 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Dorion (Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher), seconded by Mr. Paquette (Joliette), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, as long called for by the Bloc Québécois and now called for by the Member for Beauce, end the so-called federal spending power in the jurisdictions of Quebec and the provinces, eliminate the federal programs that violate the division of powers, and transfer tax points to the provinces by: (a) eliminating all federal spending in the jurisdictions of Quebec and the provinces, unless express authorization is given by Quebec or the province; (b) providing a systematic right to opt out with full financial compensation and without condition of all existing and future programs, whether co-funded or not, that intrude into jurisdictions of Quebec and the provinces; and (c) transferring, at the request of Quebec or a province, fiscal room in the form of tax points and/or GST to replace the amounts that the province would otherwise have received under the Canada Health Transfer, federal programs in its areas of jurisdiction and the transfer for social programs and postsecondary education indexed to 1994-1995 levels.
Recorded division — deferred until Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders, pursuant to Order made Thursday, October 21, 2010.

Opposition Motions
March 12, 2010 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should immediately restore funding to KAIROS Canada, a development and social justice organization made up of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Christian Reformed Church in North America, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Presbyterian Church in Canada, the United Church of Canada, the Religious Society of Friends, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, and the Mennonite Central Committee of Canada.

March 12, 2010 — Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria) — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should immediately introduce legislation that will amend the Canada Post Act and create a Rural Canadian Postal Service Charter that enshrines the following principles: (a) Canada Post will maintain a postal system that allows individuals and businesses in Canada to send and receive mail within Canada and between Canada and elsewhere; (b) Canada Post will provide a service for the collection, transmission and delivery of letters, parcels and publications; (c) the provision of high quality postal services to rural regions of the country is an integral part of Canada Post's universal service; (d) Canada Post Corporation will place and maintain a moratorium on the closure, amalgamation and privatization of rural post offices; (e) Canada Post Corporation will deliver mail at all rural roadside mail boxes that were serviced by that corporation on September 1, 2005; and (f) Canada Post will establish and promulgate complaint resolution processes that are easily accessible to customers and will address complaints in a fair, respectful and timely manner.

March 12, 2010 — Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — That, in WTO trade negotiations, the government of Canada must strongly defend the principle that so-called state trading enterprises (STE) are not in and of themselves “trade distorting”, and consequently should be permissible and not subject to any discriminatory rules or disciplines, unless and until specific trade distorting behaviour on the part of a specific STE is conclusively determined; and that any action proposed by the government of Canada to diminish the single-desk marketing system of the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) must first be authorized in advance by a fully democratic vote to be held among western Canadian grain producers on a clear “yes/no” question which specifically asks producers to choose between two alternatives, namely the CWB’s single-desk system and a non-CWB open market system.

March 12, 2010 — Mr. Paquette (Joliette) — That this House condemn the government’s use of all the tactics and tools at its disposal to exercise unwarranted control over institutions that must remain independent of the government in order to aggressively push its conservative ideology, namely Parliament, by abusing the power to prorogue and belittling parliamentary committees; Rights & Democracy, by stacking its Board of Directors; the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, by firing its President for no reason; Elections Canada, by undermining the authority of the Chief Electoral Officer; the courts, by changing how judges are appointed; and the Parliamentary Budget Officer, by refusing to give him the resources he needs to adequately carry out his mandate.

March 12, 2010 — Mr. Paillé (Hochelaga) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit immediately to giving the government of Quebec $2.2 billion in compensation for harmonizing the QST and GST.

March 12, 2010 — Ms. Deschamps (Laurentides—Labelle) — That, in keeping with the unanimous decision by the Quebec National Assembly, the House recognize Rights & Democracy for its excellent work around the world, and condemn the government for interfering in the governance of this independent body, in particular by acting against the express wishes of the entire opposition and making a partisan and ideological appointment to the position of Chair, an action that is further proof of this minority government’s aggressive efforts to impose its conservative views.

March 15, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend the current freeze on Employment Insurance premium hikes until such time as the historical debt owed to Canadian employers and workers is paid.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take immediate action to address the pension crisis by: (a) calling a National Pension Summit in 2010; (b) improving the Guaranteed Income Supplement to lift all Canadian seniors out of poverty; (c) initiating consultations with the provinces and territories with the goal of phasing in a doubling of the Canada Pension Plan; and (d) amending bankruptcy laws so that pensions are placed in the front of all other creditors in the event of insolvency.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre) — That this House call on the government to hold a referendum seeking a mandate to propose a constitutional amendment to abolish the Senate.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That the House express its belief that supply management of agricultural commodities, such as beef, milk, poultry, eggs, barley and wheat, is an integral part of a strong, sustainable rural economy, and reconfirm its continued support for the Canadian Wheat Board as the single desk marketer for wheat and barley.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of this House: (a) attempts by the government to balance the books through the sale of valuable public assets are regrettable as they cannot address the existing structural deficit; and (b) sale of public assets by the government should be considered only when it is demonstrated that such sale of assets would be of net long-term benefit to the Canadian public.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That this House affirm its support for the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons by a renewed commitment to nuclear non-proliferation and a global ban on all nuclear weapons negotiated through a Nuclear Weapons Convention.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That the House call on the government to recognize Canadians’ right to know and the principle of open government, rather than placing further restrictions on the release of information and opting for increased secrecy, and therefore this House urges the government to introduce within 30 days legislation based on former Information Commissioner John Reid’s draft bill to revise the Access to Information Act, in consultation with the Information Commissioner.

March 15, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take the following actions in order to avert another crisis similar to the one of 2009 which severely impacted Canadian flax farmers whereby their 2009 flax exports were found to be widely contaminated with a genetically engineered (GE) flax called CDC Triffid, which was not approved in our major export markets and which led to the wholesale rejection of all Canadian flax shipments to the European Union: (a) review the current regulatory process to include consideration of market harm in the approval of unconfined release and confined release of plants with novel traits (genetically engineered plants); (b) institute an immediate moratorium on the confined release and unconfined release of genetically engineered alfalfa pending the outcome of the regulatory review; and (c) report back to Parliament, through the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the results of the government’s review of the regulatory process within twelve calendar months or at the earliest opportunity following the twelve months if Parliament is not in session.

April 12, 2010 — Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour) — That, in the opinion of the House, the 25th anniversary of the coming into force of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on April 17, 1985, should serve as a reminder that the fundamental freedom of speech must also always ensure the freedom from hate speech or speech that incites violence, particularly when it involves minority communities.

April 26, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — That the House recognize that Gulf War Syndrome is an illness that affects Gulf War veterans who were exposed to a variety of toxic substances during the deployment.

April 26, 2010 — Mr. Mulcair (Outremont) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should not implement currently planned corporate tax reductions.

April 26, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, as has been the custom since the 1992 summit of the G7, convene a meeting of the G8 environment ministers prior to the G8/G20 meetings in June.

April 26, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should "Stand up for Canada" by prohibiting the export of raw bitumen.

April 30, 2010 — Mr. Goodale (Wascana) — That, for the duration of the 40th Parliament, Standing Order 53.1(1) be amended by adding the words “or the House Leader of the Official Opposition”, after the words “A Minister of the Crown”.

May 7, 2010 — Mr. Paillé (Hochelaga) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should eliminate the pseudo federal spending power in areas that are under the jurisdiction of Quebec and the provinces, as laid out in Bill C-507.

May 7, 2010 — Mr. Paquette (Joliette) — That this House acknowledge that, 20 years after the Meech Lake Accord failed, federalism is not renewable because no constitutional package that would meet Quebec’s traditional demands has been put forward, or will be put forward, by any federal government.

May 7, 2010 — Mrs. Lavallée (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert) — That this House affirm that all nations must have available to them the tools required for their development, including their linguistic and cultural development, and that the House acknowledge that the Quebec nation cannot flourish within Canada because all its proposals for obtaining more powers in these areas, such as the application of the Charter of the French Language to enterprises on Quebec territory that are under federal jurisdiction or the creation of a Quebec radio-television and telecommunications commission, have been flatly rejected.

May 7, 2010 — Mr. Paillé (Hochelaga) — That, in the opinion of the House, since each nation is entitled to have at its disposal the economic and financial tools necessary for its development, and since securities regulation falls under the exclusive jurisdiction of Quebec and the provinces, the government should respect the will of the Quebec nation and not introduce legislation to create a Canada-wide securities commission.

May 7, 2010 — Ms. Lalonde (La Pointe-de-l'Île) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Quebec nation should be able to speak for itself internationally by concluding treaties in its own areas of jurisdiction, since the government should be committed to implementing the Gérin-Lajoie doctrine, as proposed in Bill C-486.

May 28, 2010 — Mr. Savage (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour) — That this House acknowledge that poverty in Canada affects every community, with particular impact on seniors, children, new Canadians and immigrants, persons with disabilities, single parents as well as aboriginal communities; and that the government has a responsibility to help and support Canadians who have not shared in the wealth and success that is Canada, and that this House recognize the federal government’s obligation, in cooperation with the provinces and territories, to combat poverty, including the development of a federal strategy to fight poverty and that, in order to facilitate cooperation and partnership among all levels of government, the Prime Minister call a meeting of First Ministers with the goal of establishing a poverty eradication strategy with clear objectives and desired outcomes to fight poverty in Canada, and that this House further call upon the government to invite nongovernmental organizations as well as municipal leaders to be full and valuable partners in the fight against poverty in Canada.

May 28, 2010 — Ms. Ratansi (Don Valley East) — That the House note with approval the success achieved thus far in obtaining the production of any and all documents, in uncensored form, pertaining to the treatment of detainees in Afghanistan in a manner that respects the absolute and unfettered right of the House to call for and receive all documents that it considers, in its sole discretion, to be relevant and necessary to enable the House to discharge its constitutional obligation to hold the government to account; and the House reaffirms its similar absolute and unfettered right to call for and hear from, in person and under oath, any and all witnesses that it considers, in its sole discretion, to be relevant and necessary to enable the House to discharge its constitutional obligation to hold the government to account.

May 28, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should immediately introduce legislation that would expand the definition of “identifiable group” in relation to hate propaganda in subsection 318(4) of the Criminal Code to include gender.

May 28, 2010 — Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South) — That this House calls on the government to suspend all new leasing activity in Canada’s Arctic, including in Lancaster Sound and the Beaufort Sea, pending a complete examination of the risks related to petroleum activity in the North; and in the wake of the ecological and economic disaster unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico, this House calls on the government to develop and table immediately an explicit contingency plan to deal with any oil spill off of any of Canada's three coasts which ensures the very best emergency and safety measures are available in a timely manner and properly accounted for as part of the normal cost of doing business.

May 28, 2010 — Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville) — That this House acknowledges that Canada’s corporate tax rates are already among the lowest in the developed world and are 25 percent lower than those of the United States, and therefore calls upon the government to freeze corporate tax rates at their 2010 levels and calls upon the government to instead reinvest those funds in further deficit reduction and in three clear priorities:

a pan-Canadian plan for life-long learning and innovation;

stronger support for the elderly, the disabled and their care-givers; and

Canadian leadership in the world on such vital matters as clean energy, a healthier environment and the pursuit of peace and stability in troubled regions around the globe.


June 15, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That the House recognize that new research and procedures, available outside of Canada, have provided hope for thousands of Canadians suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) and call on the government to immediately provide an additional 10 million dollars to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) specifically for the commencement of clinical trials into the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI); and further, the House implore the Minister of Health to show definitive national leadership by calling together, this summer, all of her provincial and territorial counterparts to ensure Canadian MS patients have access throughout Canada to the best new procedures available world-wide.

Ways and Means

No. 2 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act and Income Tax Regulations. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-4, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
No. 3 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-5, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
No. 4 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Customs Tariff. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-6, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
No. 5 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Universal Child Care Benefit Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-7, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
No. 6 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Excise Act, 2001, the Air Travellers Security Charge Act, the Canada Pension Plan, and the Employment Insurance Act relating to Online Notices. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-8, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.
No. 7 — March 4, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Air Travellers Security Charge Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-403-9, tabled on Thursday, March 4, 2010.

Government Bills (Commons)

C-3 — May 25, 2010 — The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency — Resuming consideration at report stage of Bill C-3, An Act to promote gender equity in Indian registration by responding to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia decision in McIvor v. Canada (Registrar of Indian and Northern Affairs), as reported by the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development with amendments.
Resuming debate on the motions in Group No. 1.
Committee Report — presented on Thursday, April 29, 2010, Sessional Paper No. 8510-403-47.
Statement by Speaker — see Journals of Tuesday, May 11, 2010.
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
C-10 — May 25, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Fletcher (Minister of State (Democratic Reform)), seconded by Mrs. Yelich (Minister of State (Western Economic Diversification)), — That Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Senate term limits), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
C-12R — April 1, 2010 — The Minister of State (Democratic Reform) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (Democratic representation).
C-14R — October 20, 2010 — The Minister of Industry — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act and the Weights and Measures Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, Sessional Paper No. 8510-403-105.
C-15R — May 14, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Paradis (Minister of Natural Resources), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-15, An Act respecting civil liability and compensation for damage in case of a nuclear incident, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources.
C-18R — April 26, 2010 — The Minister of State (Democratic Reform) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-18, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act.
C-19 — April 28, 2010 — The Minister of State (Democratic Reform) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-19, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (accountability with respect to political loans).
C-25R — May 12, 2010 — The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill C-25, An Act respecting land use planning and the assessment of ecosystemic and socio-economic impacts of projects in the Nunavut Settlement Area and making consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-26R — May 13, 2010 — The Minister of Foreign Affairs — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act and the International River Improvements Act.
C-27 — May 14, 2010 — The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister for the Canadian Wheat Board — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act.
C-29 — May 25, 2010 — The Minister of Industry — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-29, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
C-30 — May 31, 2010 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Criminal Code.
C-32 — June 2, 2010 — The Minister of Industry — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-32, An Act to amend the Copyright Act.
C-33 — June 4, 2010 — The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-33, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and to make consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act.
C-37 — June 10, 2010 — The Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act.
C-38R — June 14, 2010 — The Minister of Public Safety — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-38, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-41R — June 16, 2010 — The Minister of National Defence — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-41, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-42 — October 19, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Strahl (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
C-43R — June 17, 2010 — The President of the Treasury Board — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-43, An Act to enact the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Labour Relations Modernization Act and to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-46R — October 22, 2010 — Resuming 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 motion of Mr. Keddy (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade), seconded by Mr. Harris (Cariboo—Prince George), — That this question be now put.

Time allocation motion — notice given Thursday, September 30, 2010, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3).
C-47R — October 8, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), — That Bill C-47, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
C-48 — October 5, 2010 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-48, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to the National Defence Act.
C-49 — October 21, 2010 — The Minister of Public Safety — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act and the Marine Transportation Security Act.

Government Bills (Senate)

S-2 — October 7, 2010 — The Minister of Public Safety — Consideration at report stage of Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security without amendment.
Committee Report — presented on Thursday, October 7, 2010, Sessional Paper No. 8510-403-100.
S-3 — October 5, 2010 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration at report stage of Bill S-3, An Act to implement conventions and protocols concluded between Canada and Colombia, Greece and Turkey for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment.
Committee Report — presented on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, Sessional Paper No. 8510-403-99.
S-4 — September 22, 2010 — The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill S-4, An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves.
S-5 — June 10, 2010 — The Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
S-9 — October 6, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Ashfield (Minister of National Revenue, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway), — That Bill S-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (auto theft and trafficking in property obtained by crime), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Government Business

No. 1 — March 12, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That this House take note that, while Canada is starting to recover from the global economic recession, the recovery is tentative and uncertain and the number one priority of Canadians remains jobs and economic growth, now and for the future.
No. 2 — April 22, 2010 — Resuming the adjourned debate on the motion of Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona), seconded by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Finance that it have the power to divide Bill C-9, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 4, 2010 and other measures, into two or more pieces of legislation.
No. 3 — April 27, 2010 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), seconded by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, that it have the power during its consideration of Bill C-3, An Act to promote gender equity in Indian registration by responding to the Court of Appeal for British Columbia decision in McIvor v. Canada (Registrar of Indian and Northern Affairs), to expand the scope of the Bill so that a grandchild born before 1985 with a female grandparent would receive the same entitlement to status as a grandchild of a male grandparent born in the same period.
No. 6 — June 16, 2010 — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, a bill in the name of the Minister of Labour, entitled An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of air service operations, shall be disposed of as follows: (a) commencing when the said bill is read a first time and concluding when the said bill is read a third time, the House shall not adjourn except pursuant to a motion proposed by a Minister of the Crown, and no Private Members’ Business shall be taken up; (b) the said bill may be read twice or thrice in one sitting; (c) after being read a second time, the said bill shall be referred to a Committee of the Whole; and (d) during consideration of the said bill, no division shall be deferred.

Concurrence in Committee Reports

No. 11 — October 20, 2010 — Deferred recorded division on the motion, — That the Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-474, An Act respecting the Seeds Regulations (analysis of potential harm)), presented on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, be concurred in.
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, October 27, 2010, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(3).
No. 12 — October 20, 2010 — Deferred recorded division on the motion, — That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-343, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Insurance Act (family leave)), presented on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, be concurred in.
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, October 27, 2010, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(3).

R Recommended by the Governor General