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Monday, October 25, 2010 (No. 86)


Private Members' Business

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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Public Bills (Commons)

C-202 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-202, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (members who cross the floor).
C-203 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-203, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on the sale of home heating fuels).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — January 26, 2009
C-204 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-204, An Act to encourage accountability by Canada and the international community with respect to Sudan.
C-205 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-205, An Act respecting the labelling of food products.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — October 14, 2009
C-206 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on books or pamphlets).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — January 26, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 26, 2010
C-207 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-207, An Act to amend the National Capital Act (appointments and meetings).
C-208 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-208, An Act to prohibit the sale of Canadian military and police medals.
C-209 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-209, An Act to prevent the use of the Internet to distribute pornographic material involving children.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — May 28, 2009
C-210 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-210, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act (marriage after the age of sixty years).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-211 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-211, An Act respecting a Seniors’ Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-212 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-212, An Act to amend the Income tax Act (in-home care of relatives).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-213 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-213, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act and the Passport Services Fees Regulations (passports for veterans, members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their spouses or common-law partners, and seniors).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — January 26, 2009
C-214 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-214, An Act respecting a Tartan Day.
C-215 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-215, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sackville — Eastern Shore.
C-216 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-216, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (services to a charity or public authority).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-217 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-217, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Canada Labour Code (compassionate care benefits for caregivers).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-218 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (increase of allowance for surviving spouse and children).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-219 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill C-219, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (deposit in lakes).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-220 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on funeral arrangements).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-221 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-221, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (peace officers).
C-222 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-222, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (physical activity and amateur sport fees).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-223 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-223, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (community service group membership dues).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-224 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-224, An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-225 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-225, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (expenses incurred by caregivers).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-226 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-226, An Act to propose and examine a program giving financial assistance to high-school students visiting military memorial sites abroad.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-227 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-227, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (travel and accommodation deduction for tradespersons).
C-228 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-228, An Act respecting the preservation of Canada’s water resources.
C-229 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Holland (Ajax—Pickering) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-229, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals).
C-230 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Holland (Ajax—Pickering) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-230, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals).
C-231 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Guarnieri (Mississauga East—Cooksville) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-231, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (consecutive sentences).
C-233 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-233, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment).
C-234 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-234, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (length of benefit period).
C-235 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-235, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease registry).
C-236 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-236, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sault Ste. Marie.
C-237 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-237, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (motor vehicle theft).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 26, 2009
C-238 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-238, An Act to establish a Holocaust Monument in the National Capital Region.
C-239 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-239, An Act respecting the National Ecosystems Council of Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 26, 2009
C-240 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-240, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (deduction for volunteer emergency service).
C-242 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-242, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (percentage of insurable earnings payable to claimant).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 27, 2009
C-243 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-243, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (change of title) and another Act in consequence.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
C-244 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-244, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (removal of waiting period).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 27, 2009
C-245 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-245, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act (interpretation of numerical dates).
C-246 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-246, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (child sexual predators).
C-247 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-247, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bail for persons charged with violent offences), the Extradition Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
C-248 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-248, An Act respecting Louis Riel.
C-249 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill C-249, An Act to ensure that appropriate health care services are provided to First Nations children in a timely manner.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-250 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-250, An Act to prohibit the export of water by interbasin transfers.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 27, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — March 23, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-251 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-251, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (trans fatty acids).
C-252 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-252, An Act to amend the Currency Act and the Royal Canadian Mint Act (abolition of the cent).
C-253 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-253, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (mail free of postage to members of the Canadian Forces).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — January 27, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-254 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-254, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (exception to inadmissibility).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-255 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-255, An Act to amend the Bank Act (automated banking machine charges).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-256 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-256, An Act to establish the office of Pension Ombudsman to investigate administrative difficulties encountered by persons in their dealings with the Government of Canada in respect of benefits under the Canada Pension Plan or the Old Age Security Act or tax liability on such benefits and to review the policies and practices applied in the administration and adjudication of such benefits and liabilities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-257 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-257, An Act to provide for the establishment of national standards for labour market training, apprenticeship and certification.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-258 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-258, An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act (qualification of auditor).
C-259 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-259, An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act (annual financial statements).
C-260 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-260, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (legal duty outside Canada).
C-261 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-261, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (failure to stop at scene of accident).
C-262 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-262, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (monthly guaranteed income supplement).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-263 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-263, An Act to amend the Referendum Act (reform of the electoral system of Canada).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-264 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-264, An Act to provide cost-of-production protection for the family farm.
C-265 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-265, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (protection of assets).
C-266 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-266, An Act to establish the position and Office of the Credit Ombudsman, who shall be an advocate of the interests of consumers and small businesses in credit matters and who shall investigate and report on the provision, by financial institutions, of consumer and small-business credit on a community basis and on an industry basis, in order to ensure equity in the distribution of credit resources.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — May 4, 2010
C-267 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-267, An Act to provide for a House of Commons committee to review the possibility of using proportional representation in federal elections.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-269 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-269, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (victim — trafficking in persons).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-270 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-270, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce--Lachine.
C-271 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-271, An Act to amend the Textile Labelling Act.
C-272 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-272, An Act to establish Mathieu Da Costa Day.
C-274 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-274, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for gifts).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-275 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-275, An Act to amend the Patent Act (infringement of a patent).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-276 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-276, An Act to prevent psychological harassment in the workplace and to amend the Canada Labour Code.
C-277 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-277, An Act to establish a National Fish and Wildlife Heritage Commission and to re-establish the Survey on the Importance of Nature to Canadians.
C-278 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-278, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (response time).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-281 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-281, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-282 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Murphy (Charlottetown) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-282, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on carbon offsets).
C-283 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Murphy (Charlottetown) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-283, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on bicycles).
C-284 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women of Bill C-284, An Act to implement the recommendations of the Pay Equity Task Force.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-285 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-285, An Act regulating telecommunications facilities to facilitate the lawful interception of information transmitted by means of those facilities and respecting the provision of telecommunications subscriber information.
C-286 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-286, An Act to establish the Office of the Oil and Gas Ombudsman to investigate complaints relating to the business practices of suppliers of oil or gas.
C-287 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-287, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day).
C-289 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-289, An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (recreational snow sport helmets).
C-295 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Folco (Laval—Les Îles) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-295, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (episodic disability).
C-296 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Folco (Laval—Les Îles) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-296, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credits for dependants).
C-297 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-297, An Act to ensure accountability in respect of Canada’s obligations under international treaties.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — May 6, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-298 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-298, An Act respecting Corporate Social Responsibility for the Activities of Canadian Mining Corporations in Developing Countries.
C-299 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-299, An Act to prohibit the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in specified products and to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
C-303 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-303, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (travel expenses).
C-305 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-305, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act (rights of bill holders).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-312 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-312, An Act respecting the use of government procurements and transfers to promote economic development.
C-313 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-313, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Flag Day).
C-314 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-314, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (public transportation workers).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-317 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-317, An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Northern Ontario).
C-318 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-318, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (self-employed artists and authors).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-319 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-319, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (speed limiters).
C-320 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-320, An Act respecting a National Hockey Day.
C-321 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-321, An Act to designate the month of June as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) Month.
C-322 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Tweed (Brandon—Souris) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-322, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials).
C-323 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. D'Amours (Madawaska—Restigouche) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (compassionate care benefits for dependent children).
C-324 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-324, An Act to amend the Competition Act and the Food and Drugs Act (child protection against advertising exploitation).
C-325 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Allen (Welland) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-325, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Welland.
C-326 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-326, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (open government).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — March 10, 2009
C-327 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-327, An Act respecting a Canadian Autism Day.
C-328 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill C-328, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-329 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Harris (Cariboo—Prince George) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-329, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Cariboo — Prince George.
C-330 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Essex) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-330, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Chatham-Kent -- Essex.
C-331 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-331, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (arrest without a warrant).
C-332 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-332, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (review of parole ineligibility) and to amend other Acts in consequence.
C-333 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-333, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mass transit operators).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 9, 2009
C-335 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-335, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (illness or injury).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — March 12, 2009
C-336 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. André (Berthier—Maskinongé) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-336, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (labour dispute).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2009
C-337 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-337, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2009
C-338 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-338, An Act to ensure that warning labels are affixed to products containing toxic substances.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — March 23, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — October 14, 2009
C-340 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-340, An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (publication of information).
C-341 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-341, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (feminine hygiene products).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2009
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — June 22, 2009
C-342 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wilfert (Richmond Hill) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-342, An Act respecting Nowruz Day.
C-344 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. D'Amours (Madawaska—Restigouche) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-344, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (elimination of waiting period).
C-346 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-346, An Act respecting Country of Origin Labelling.
C-347 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-347, An Act respecting the Labelling of Fish.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-348 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-348, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act (cigarillos, cigars and pipe tobacco).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ashton (Churchill) — March 26, 2009
C-350 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-350, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on reading materials).
C-351 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-351, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (herbal remedies).
C-352 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Lee (Scarborough—Rouge River) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-352, An Act to establish the National Security Committee of Parliamentarians.
C-353 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-353, An Act to prohibit the release, sale, importation and use of seeds incorporating or altered by variety-genetic use restriction technologies (V-GURTs), also called "terminator technologies", and to make a consequential amendment to another Act.
C-354 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-354, An Act to amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights).
C-355 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-355, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cyberbullying).
C-356 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. D'Amours (Madawaska—Restigouche) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-356, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (volunteers).
C-357 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-357, An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (noise limit for children's products).
C-358 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-358, An Act to provide a compensation plan for First Nations veterans comparable to the one offered to other war veterans.
C-359 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-359, An Act to amend the Contraventions Act and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (marihuana).
C-360 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-360, An Act to amend the Canada Health Act (Autism Spectrum Disorder).
C-361 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-361, An Act to amend the Public Sector Pension Investment Board Act (reduced risk).
C-362 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-362, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personal identity theft).
C-363 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-363, An Act to amend the Pest Control Products Act (prohibition of the use of chemical pesticides for certain purposes).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — April 27, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
C-364 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-364, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on bicycles, adult tricycles and related goods and services).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
C-365 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on International Trade of Bill C-365, An Act to amend the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act (appointment of permanent members).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
C-366 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-366, An Act to establish and maintain a national Breast Implant Registry.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
C-367 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-367, An Act to amend the National Capital Act (Gatineau Park).
C-368 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-368, An Act to amend the Pest Control Products Act (prohibition of the use of chemical pesticides for non-essential purposes).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
C-369 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Allen (Welland) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-369, An Act to establish the National Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 5, 2009
C-370 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-370, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (mandatory labelling for genetically modified foods).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 5, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-371 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-371, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (low-cost residential rental property).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 30, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 5, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
C-372 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-372, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (victim restitution).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
C-373 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-373, An Act to establish criteria and conditions in respect of funding for early learning and child care programs in order to ensure the quality, accessibility, universality and accountability of those programs, and to appoint a council to advise the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development on matters relating to early learning and child care.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 5, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 26, 2010
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-374 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-374, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Western Arctic.
C-375 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill C-375, An Act to amend the Northwest Territories Act (legislative powers).
C-376 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Gagnon (Québec) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-376, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (addition to order of prohibition).
C-377 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Gagnon (Québec) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (durable life date).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
C-378 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-378, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (increase of maximum number of weeks: combined weeks of benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — May 5, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 7, 2009
C-379 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-379, An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 27, 2009
C-380 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-380, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 27, 2009
C-381 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-381, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking and transplanting human organs and other body parts).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 27, 2009
C-382 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-382, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on literacy materials).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 27, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 28, 2009
C-383 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-383, An Act respecting education benefits for spouses and children of certain deceased federal enforcement officers.
C-385 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-385, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (computer virus programs).
C-387 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Comartin (Windsor—Tecumseh) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-387, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (exemption from taxation of 50% of United States social security payments to Canadian residents).
C-388 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Comartin (Windsor—Tecumseh) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-388, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (judicial discretion).
C-389 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-389, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — May 27, 2009
Mr. Layton (Toronto—Danforth), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) and Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — May 28, 2009
Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan) and Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — May 29, 2009
Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — June 1, 2009
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — June 3, 2009
Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — June 5, 2009
Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre) — June 12, 2009
C-390 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-390, An Act respecting conscientious objection to the use of taxes for military purposes.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 2, 2009
C-394 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-394, An Act to acknowledge that persons of Croatian origin were interned in Canada during the First World War and to provide for recognition of this event.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 8, 2009
C-396 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-396, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (deductions — disabled child).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 15, 2009
C-397 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-397, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (persons born abroad).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 8, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 15, 2009
C-398 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-398, An Act to amend the Telecommunications Act (Internet neutrality).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — June 2, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 8, 2009
C-399 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources of Bill C-399, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (asbestos).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 15, 2009
C-400 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-400, An Act to promote the development of bicycle paths.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 8, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 15, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-401 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-401, An Act to establish a national literacy policy.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 15, 2009
C-402 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-402, An Act to provide for the harmonization of environmental standards throughout Canada.
C-403 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-403, An Act to amend the Alternative Fuels Act and the Excise Tax Act (motor vehicles operating on alternative fuels).
C-404 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-404, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (failure to prevent access to child pornography).
C-405 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-405, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firefighters).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 15, 2009
C-406 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-406, An Act to recognize Pedro da Silva as Canada's first officially commissioned letter carrier.
C-407 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-407, An Act to eliminate racial and religious profiling.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) and Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 15, 2009
C-408 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-408, An Act to amend the State Immunity Act and the Criminal Code (deterring terrorism by providing a civil right of action against perpetrators and sponsors of terrorism).
C-409 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-409, An Act respecting a Canada-Portugal Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 15, 2009
C-410 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-410, An Act to establish a National Infant and Child Loss Awareness Day.
C-411 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-411, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (removal of charge).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-412 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-412, An Act to combat incitement to genocide, domestic repression and nuclear armament in Iran.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — June 9, 2009
Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie) — June 10, 2009
Mr. Volpe (Eglinton—Lawrence) — June 11, 2009
Mr. Trudeau (Papineau), Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) and Ms. Bennett (St. Paul's) — June 16, 2009
Mr. Silva (Davenport) — June 18, 2009
Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — June 23, 2009
Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — August 20, 2009
Mr. Wilfert (Richmond Hill) — December 3, 2009
C-413 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-413, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Canada Labour Code (extension of benefit period for adoptive parents).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 22, 2009
C-414 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-414, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (refundable tax credit for low-income earners).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 22, 2009
C-415 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-415, An Act to amend the Canada Marine Act (City of Toronto) and other Acts in consequence.
C-416 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. D'Amours (Madawaska—Restigouche) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-416, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (fitness).
C-417 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-417, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (inborn error of metabolism).
C-418 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-418, An Act to establish a Children’s Commissioner of Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 22, 2009
C-419 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Gagnon (Québec) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-419, An Act respecting the notification of former residents and former employees of Valcartier military base concerning contaminated water.
C-420 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-420, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (deduction for volunteer emergency service).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 22, 2009
C-421 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-421, An Act respecting an Emergency Services Appreciation Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 22, 2009
C-422 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-422, An Act to amend the Divorce Act (equal parenting) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-423 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-423, An Act to support Canadian professional football.
C-424 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Regan (Halifax West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-424, An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (protection of the public).
C-425 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-425, An Act respecting the recognition of foreign credentials.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-426 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-426, An Act to amend the Bank Act and other Acts (cost of borrowing for credit cards).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — May 4, 2010
C-427 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-427, An Act respecting Grandparents Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-428 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Dhalla (Brampton—Springdale) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (residency requirement).
C-430 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Regan (Halifax West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-430, An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy.
C-431 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Calandra (Oak Ridges—Markham) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-431, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Oak Ridges — Markham.
C-432 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-432, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (brake pads).
C-433 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-433, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeals).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-434 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Ménard (Marc-Aurèle-Fortin) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-434, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (day parole — six months or one sixth of the sentence rule).
C-435 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on International Trade of Bill C-435, An Act to favour Canadian procurements.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-436 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—Humboldt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources of Bill C-436, An Act respecting ownership of uranium mines in Canada.
C-437 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. McTeague (Pickering—Scarborough East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-437, An Act to Amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (labour relations).
C-438 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Deschamps (Laurentides—Labelle) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-438, An Act respecting the extraterritorial activities of Canadian businesses and entities, establishing the Canadian Extraterritorial Activities Review Commission and making consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-439 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-439, An Act to amend the Hazardous Products Act (products made with dog or cat fur).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — June 10, 2010
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — July 6, 2010
C-441 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-441, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (disclosure of environmental, social and governance investment factors).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-443 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-443, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (exception to the rule of inapplicability after the first generation).
C-445 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-445, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (security certificates and special advocates).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 5, 2009
Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — October 13, 2009
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 23, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-446 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-446, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (members who cross the floor).
C-447 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-447, An Act to establish the Department of Peace.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 6, 2009
Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) and Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 8, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — October 14, 2009
Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan) — October 15, 2009
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — October 16, 2009
Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — October 19, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — October 20, 2009
Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) and Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 21, 2009
Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — October 22, 2009
Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — October 27, 2009
Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — October 30, 2009
Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South) — November 5, 2009
Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — November 17, 2009
Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — November 18, 2009
Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) and Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — November 30, 2009
C-448 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-448, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (minimum wage).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-450 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-450, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (rural mail delivery).
C-451 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-451, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief).
C-453 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-453, An Act respecting Williams Syndrome Awareness Week.
C-454 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-454, An Act to establish a Memorial Wall for Canada’s fallen soldiers and peacekeepers.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville) — October 22, 2009
C-455 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Mulcair (Outremont) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Official Languages of Bill C-455, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (French language).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-456 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-456, An Act to establish Leif Erickson Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 8, 2009
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 22, 2009
C-457 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Mendes (Brossard—La Prairie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-457, An Act respecting the Insurance Business (Banks and Bank Holding Companies) Regulations.
C-458 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-458, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against oil tankers in Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 22, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-459 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-459, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (goods and services tax on school authorities).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 22, 2009
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 28, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-460 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-460, An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989).
C-461 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-461, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (use of hand-held telecommunications device while operating a motor vehicle).
C-462 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Allen (Welland) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill C-462, An Act respecting a day to honour Canada’s marine industry.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 28, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-463 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on International Trade of Bill C-463, An Act to prohibit sweatshop labour goods.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — October 26, 2009
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 28, 2009
C-465 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Norlock (Northumberland—Quinte West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-465, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — November 3, 2009
Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin) — November 4, 2009
Mr. Del Mastro (Peterborough) and Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — November 5, 2009
Mr. Rickford (Kenora) — November 12, 2009
Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — May 4, 2010
C-466 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-466, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transportation benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 3, 2009
C-468 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Mendes (Brossard—La Prairie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-468, An Act respecting the Health of Animals Regulations (animals in transit).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — October 30, 2009
Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — November 17, 2009
C-472 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-472, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (Civilian Investigation Service).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — November 4, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-476 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-476, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and other Acts (unfunded pension plan liabilities).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-477 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-477, An Act respecting the harmonization of holidays.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-478 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-478, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (arrears of benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
C-479 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Act (individuals or entities engaged in farming operations).
C-480 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Allen (Welland) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-480, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (no GST on poppies or poppy wreaths).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-482 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-482, An Act to amend the Radiocommunication Act (voluntary organizations that provide emergency services).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-483 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-483, An Act to amend the State Immunity Act (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes or torture).
C-484 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-484, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cracking down on child pornography).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-485 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-485, An Act to amend the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act (members' staff).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — December 7, 2009
C-486 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bigras (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-486, An Act respecting the negotiation and conclusion of treaties.
C-487 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-487, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and another Act in consequence (health-related benefit plans).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — December 7, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-488 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-488, An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (disclosure of undertakings and demands).
C-489 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-489, An Act respecting the acquisition of Inco Limited by CVRD Canada Inc..
C-490 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-490, An Act respecting the acquisition of Falconbridge Limited by Xstrata PLC.
C-491 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-491, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and respecting the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations (emissions labelling for vehicles).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-492 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-492, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (denial of temporary resident visa application).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-493 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-493, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign nationals).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 5, 2010
C-494 — March 10, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-494, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (nanotechnology).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2010
C-495 — March 11, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-495, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (National Office for Fire and Emergency Response Statistics).
C-496 — March 11, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-496, An Act to change the name of the electoral district of New Westminster -- Coquitlam.
C-497 — March 11, 2010 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-497, An Act warning Canadians of the cancer risks of using tanning equipment.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2010
C-498 — March 15, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-498, An Act prohibiting the commission, abetting or exploitation of torture by Canadian officials and ensuring freedom from torture for all Canadians at home and abroad and making consequential amendments to other Acts.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2010
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — July 6, 2010
C-499 — March 16, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-499, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (audio recording devices).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — March 18, 2010
C-500 — March 24, 2010 — Mr. McTeague (Pickering—Scarborough East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-500, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (deductibility of RESP contributions).
C-502 — March 26, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill C-502, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against oil tankers in Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — March 30, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2010
C-503 — March 29, 2010 — Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Bill C-503, An Act to amend the Department of Justice Act and make consequential amendments to another Act (aboriginal or treaty rights).
C-504 — March 30, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-504, An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — April 1, 2010
C-505 — April 14, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-505, An Act respecting a National Appreciation Day.
C-506 — April 14, 2010 — Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-506, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (telephone, fax and Internet service to campaign offices).
C-508 — April 14, 2010 — Ms. Wasylycia-Leis (Winnipeg North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-508, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (genetic characteristics).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 19, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-512 — April 15, 2010 — Ms. Coady (St. John's South—Mount Pearl) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-512, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (side guards).
C-513 — April 19, 2010 — Mr. Maloway (Elmwood—Transcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-513, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Department of Transport Act (safety information).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-514 — April 20, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-514, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (lump sum).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 26, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — April 27, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-515 — April 21, 2010 — Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-515, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (release of taxpayer's notices of assessment).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-516 — April 22, 2010 — Mrs. Freeman (Châteauguay—Saint-Constant) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-516, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (application for supplement, retroactive payments and other amendments).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-517 — May 5, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-517, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for dues paid to veterans' organizations).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 6, 2010
C-518 — May 5, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 6, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-519 — May 13, 2010 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-519, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act (biweekly payment of benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-520 — May 13, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-520, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child outside Canada).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-521 — May 13, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-521, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (means of communication for child luring).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-522 — May 27, 2010 — Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-522, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and respecting the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (student transport).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 3, 2010
C-523 — June 2, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-523, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (accessibility in transportation).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 7, 2010
C-524 — June 2, 2010 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-524, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Judges Act, the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act, the Public Service Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 7, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — June 16, 2010
C-525 — June 3, 2010 — Mr. Carrier (Alfred-Pellan) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-525, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (maximum -- special benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 7, 2010
C-526 — June 7, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-526, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (special benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — June 8, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-527 — June 7, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-527, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (pension and benefits).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-528 — June 8, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-528, An Act to amend the Official Development Assistance Accountability Act (poverty reduction).
C-529 — June 8, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-529, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Act (extra-energy-efficient products).
C-531 — June 10, 2010 — Ms. Demers (Laval) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-531, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — June 15, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-532 — June 10, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-532, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (warning labels regarding the consumption of alcohol).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-533 — June 10, 2010 — Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-533, An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — June 15, 2010
C-534 — June 11, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-534, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (in-home care of relative).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-535 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-535, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (sickness benefits).
C-536 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-536, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (genetic characteristics).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-537 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-537, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (judicial interim release for offences involving firearms).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-538 — June 14, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-538, An Act to Amend the Canada Pension Plan (designation of survivor).
C-539 — June 15, 2010 — Mrs. Simson (Scarborough Southwest) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-539, An Act respecting the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations.
C-540 — June 15, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-540, An Act to amend the Holidays Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (St. John the Baptist Day).
C-541 — June 15, 2010 — Mr. Maloway (Elmwood—Transcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-541, An Act respecting the rights of air passengers.
C-542 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-542, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (illness of child) and another Act in consequence.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — June 15, 2009
C-543 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-543, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours).
C-544 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-544, An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act (slaughter of horses for human consumption).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Mendes (Brossard—La Prairie) — June 18, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — October 4, 2010
C-545 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-545, An Act to Eliminate Poverty in Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) and Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — June 17, 2010
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-546 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Mulcair (Outremont) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-546, An Act to amend the Bank Act (compensation for investment advice).
C-547 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Volpe (Eglinton—Lawrence) — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-547, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (arrest by owner).
C-548 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Goodale (Wascana) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-548, An Act to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act (increased democratic producer control).
C-549 — June 17, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-549, An Act to amend the National Housing Act (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's retained earnings).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-550 — June 17, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-550, An Act respecting the forgiveness of student loans for health professionals.
C-551 — June 17, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-551, An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (committee members).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-552 — June 17, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-552, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (representation of women).
C-553 — June 17, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-553, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (special quarterly allowance).
C-554 — June 17, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-554, An Act to Protect Canadian Citizens Abroad.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-555 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-555, An Act to provide transparency and fairness in the provision of telecommunication services in Canada.
C-556 — June 17, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-556, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (exception to inadmissibility).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-557 — June 17, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-557, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeals).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-558 — June 17, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-558, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (social condition).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-559 — June 17, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-559, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (social condition).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-560 — June 17, 2010 — Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-560, An Act respecting the locking of cellular telephones.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — July 29, 2010
C-561 — June 17, 2010 — Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-561, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (mining activities).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — July 6, 2010
C-562 — September 27, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-562, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (Head Smart ski and snowboard facilities).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — October 4, 2010
C-563 — September 27, 2010 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-563, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (payment of individual's refund to registered charity).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — October 4, 2010
C-564 — September 28, 2010 — Mr. Marston (Hamilton East—Stoney Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-564, An Act respecting a Senior Consumer Price Index.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — October 4, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 19, 2010
C-565 — September 29, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-565, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (arrest without warrant by owner).
C-567 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-567, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (fairness for home buyers).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — October 7, 2010
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 19, 2010
C-569 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-569, An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 19, 2010
C-570 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-570, An Act respecting the labelling of food products containing sodium.
C-571 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-571, An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the purchase of minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 19, 2010
C-577 — October 5, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-577, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (hearing impairment).
C-578 — October 6, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-578, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (prescription drug and dental care).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 22, 2010
C-579 — October 7, 2010 — Mr. Allen (Welland) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-579, An Act respecting a National Local Food Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — October 7, 2010
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — October 19, 2010
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 22, 2010
C-580 — October 8, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-580, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Firearms Act and the Contraventions Act (long guns).
C-581 — October 18, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women of Bill C-581, An Act respecting Status of Women Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 22, 2010
C-582 — October 18, 2010 — Mr. Gaudet (Montcalm) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-582, An Act to amend the National Housing Act (payment to provinces).
C-583 — October 21, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (Chief Statistician).

Notices of Motions

M-1 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure eligibility for Old Age Security is based on fair and just criteria that do not treat people differently based on where they come from and remove the ten-year waiting period required for some new Canadians who emigrate to Canada.
M-2 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, universal health care is a basic human right and no Canadian should be denied access to the prescription drugs they need to be healthy because of where they live or how much money they earn.
M-3 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the practice of exporting raw logs has led to massive job loss in forest dependent communities and the government should implement a policy to drastically curtail the export of raw logs and to promote domestic processing and value added manufacturing of forest products.
M-4 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, it is a conflict of interest to have both the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited reporting to the Minister of Natural Resources, and the government should change the designation of the Minister under Nuclear Safety and Control Act to that of the Minister of the Environment.
M-5 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop and present a comprehensive water policy based on public trust, which would specifically: (a) recognize that access to water is a fundamental right; (b) recognize the UN Economic and Social Council finding, in General Comment 15 on the International Covenant on Economic, Cultural, and Social Rights (2002), that access to clean water is a human right; (c) prohibit bulk water exports and implement strict restrictions on new diversions; (d) introduce legislation on national standards for safe, clean drinking water; (e) implement a national investment strategy to enable municipalities and aboriginal communities to upgrade desperately needed infrastructure without resorting to privatization through public-private partnerships; (f) oppose measures in international agreements that promote the privatization of water services; and (g) commit to ensure water does not become a tradable commodity in current and future trade deals.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 28, 2010
M-6 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a national public transit strategy in partnership with Canada’s cities and communities that includes: (a) permanent, predictable and sustainable funding to account for long term community public transit planning; (b) flexible financing for differing community public transit priorities; and (c) support for green technology such as bio-fuels and hybrid bus vehicles.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
M-7 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a national fitness initiative: (a) implementing concrete measures to improve fitness especially among children, youth, seniors and those with disabilities; (b) promoting healthy activities such as walking, swimming and cycling to prevent illness, curb rising health care costs and promote social inclusion; and (c) working with other levels of government as well as the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to provide sustained investment, specifically in fitness infrastructure such as soccer fields, swimming pools and cycling and walking paths.
M-8 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that 'Made in Canada' matter whether in manufacturing, natural resources processing, services or in the arts and that measures to actively promote 'Canadian Made', such as procurement strategies, education campaigns, and fair trade provisions, mean more jobs for Canadians, less inequality, more taxes paid in Canada, and a stronger economy.
M-9 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the courage, leadership and humanity of Honorary Canadian citizen Raoul Wallenburg by directing Canada Post to issue a commemorative stamp in his honour.
M-10 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the increasing consumer use of the small, short-term loan product in the absence of regulations and current fees that exceed the existing criminal interest rate of 60 percent Annual Percentage Rate; (b) recognize the extensive work already conducted by the Province of Manitoba and the anticipated or forthcoming provincial and territorial regulatory and rate programs; (c) work in consultation with the Provinces and Territories to determine and establish a consistent and harmonized national regulatory program and rate structure for small, short-term loans; (d) identify innovative alternative programs to encourage financial institutions to offer small, short-term loans to consumers who experience difficulty with access to existing credit products as a result of their credit scores; and (e) respond to the growth of the emerging Internet payday loan industry and associated consumer privacy and identity vulnerabilities by developing a national legislative framework to complement the work of the provinces and territories in responding to the physical locations within their jurisdictions.
M-11 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize World Alzheimer’s Day and designate September 21 as National Alzheimer’s Day in order to raise awareness of the magnitude of this disease.
M-12 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) either lay charges against individuals being held under security certificates and allow those accused to undergo a fair and transparent judicial trial or immediately release them; (b) comply with the United Nations’ Convention against Torture and Other Cruel or Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment by refusing to deport detainees to any country where there is a substantial risk of torture or death as a result of an act of torture; (c) halt the use of security certificates and re-write the security provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to make them consistent with our Constitution, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the United Nations Convention against Torture; and (d) provide leadership, in partnership with other levels of government and civil society, to end racial profiling, attacks on civil liberties, targeting of Arab and Muslim individuals and communities, and other ethnic and religious minorities across Canada, through a plan of action and allocation of appropriate resources.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
M-13 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should support the granting of observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO) and should support the establishment of a United Nations working group to facilitate Taiwan's effective participation in the WHO, reaping benefits for both the international community and the Taiwanese through shared knowledge and equality of access to health care information.
M-14 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider establishing: (a) a dedicated transfer to the provinces and territories for post-secondary education; and (b) a Canada Post-Secondary Education Act, akin to the Canada Health Act, establishing standards and accountability, and ensuring that students have similar access to affordable, quality post-secondary education in every province and territory in Canada.
M-15 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the goverment should express, in the strongest language possible, Canada's insistence that the Burmese government end its violations of human rights and international law and consider the imposition of targeted sanctions against Burma, including the freezing of Canadian assets of the Burmese Government and its officials.
M-16 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue to condemn Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, for his ongoing antisemitic declarations; (b) lead a united global effort aimed at convincing Iran to immediately halt its imprisonment, torture and execution of minors and other citizens for their religious and ideological beliefs such as members of the Baha'i faith; (c) call immediately for the release of Mansour Osanloo, President of the Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, in prison since December 22, 2005, and Iranian prisoner of conscience Valiollah Feiz-Mahdavi; (d) work with the international community to convince Iran to negotiate in good faith and to participate in open and constructive dialogue to end its pursuit of nuclear material enrichment; (e) pressure Iran to immediately release Canadian scholar and human rights advocate Ramin Jahanbegloo; and (f) continue to demand justice in the murder and torture of Canadian citizen Zahra Kasemi.
M-17 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, for impaired driving offences, the government should: (a) amend the Criminal Code by reducing the blood alcohol concentration limit to 0.05%; (b) consider a policy of zero tolerance that includes mandatory fines and jail time for impaired driving offences; and (c) review the sentencing measures for impaired driving and study the feasibility of implementing a system of mandatory fines which would ensure the effectiveness and relative equality in financial impact of impaired driving penalties by linking the amount of any fine imposed on a convicted person to that person’s net taxable income.
M-18 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should appoint the Auditor General as the external auditor of foundations, with a few exceptions, and ensure that adequate mechanisms are in place for a broad-scope audit of all delegated arrangements.
M-19 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should urgently take on a leadership role in the development of new comprehensive national and international approaches for the prevention, containment and treatment of the HIV-AIDS pandemic, and as first steps: (a) negotiate with governments and pharmaceutical companies worldwide to reduce the costs of patented antiretroviral medicines; and (b) provide free distribution through Official Development Assistance by the development cooperation ministries to the less fortunate and worst affected countries whose populations are suffering and dying as a result of the HIV-AIDS pandemic.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-20 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That a new standing committee be appointed to review all Treasury Board guidelines and the procedures for establishing such guidelines, to clarify the content of existing guidelines and to review new guidelines before they may come into effect, and that the Standing Orders be amended accordingly.
M-21 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should move quickly to accelerate the processing of immigration applications and abolish the head tax, or right of landing fees, on all immigrants.
M-22 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should officially recognize the contribution of the early Chinese labourers toward building the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia by supporting the development of a Chinese Railway Labourers’ heritage exhibition, as well as a provincially based Chinese Railway Labourer’s museum in the city of Kamloops, that would show the historic contribution and sacrifices of the Chinese people in building the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia.
M-23 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement immediately a “made-in-Canada” policy for purchasing all Canadian symbolic and promotional materials distributed through Parliament and the government.
M-24 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement a sustainable and ethical procurement policy that ensures that goods and services are obtained only from businesses that conform to the International Labour Organization’s core labour conventions, set out as four fundamental human rights principles, namely the freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining, the elimination of forced and compulsory labour, the abolition of child labour, and the elimination of discrimination in the workplace.
M-25 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should honour the historical voyage made by Leif Erikson, who became the first European to visit North America over 1,000 years ago, and recognize the contributions of Scandinavian peoples from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland to Canada, by joining other nations in declaring October 9 as Leif Erikson Day in Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville) — October 7, 2009
M-26 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that fire retardants containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are proven to be the most dangerous form of flame retardant harmful to people, animals and the environment, and that legislation completely phasing out the production and import of products containing additive PBDEs should be brought forth within a year.
M-27 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help address urban air quality and greenhouse gas emissions by introducing legislation that would mandate the sale of gasoline with an ethanol content of at least 10 %.
M-28 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the most recent group of Vietnamese boat people as “Country of Asylum class” refugees and allow resettlement for some 200 individuals on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.
M-29 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure equality to all Canadians with disabilities requiring wheelchairs by providing for: (a) full accessibility to wheelchairs and national standards to ensure that the levels of service and funding provided to those in need of a wheelchair are consistent across all provinces; (b) transfer payments to enable all provinces to provide full funding for their resident’s wheelchair needs; and (c) the creation of a “one stop shop” information venue about provincial programs and the requirements and procedures to obtain a wheelchair, as well as ensuring that information is easily accessible through a national phone service and website.
M-30 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure: (a) that state-of-the-art environmentally friendly designs, maintenance, and energy systems are integrated to ongoing building renovations at the House of Commons; (b) that the resulting fully accessible buildings (i) optimize the use of energy, water and material performance, (ii) harness solar power and natural light, (iii) include environmentally-smart sanitary facilities, washrooms and lighting fixtures, (iv) use biodegradable soaps and detergents; (c) that green buses and vehicles used on Parliamentary Hill have zero greenhouse gas emissions; (d) that only products and practices harmless to the environment, and not contributing to pollution and global warming be used; and (e) that the House of Commons lead the way in green building technology and environmental performance worldwide and set the highest standards for environmental design in the parliamentary precinct.
M-31 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should bring forth within six months legislation regulating the pet food industry to ensure that the ingredients used in pet foods are safe, nutritiously adequate and properly labeled.
M-32 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that all international trade treaties, agreements and investment policies it develops and advances: (a) adhere to ethical principles of economic justice and fairness; (b) uphold and respect international labor rights, including a sustainable wage, basic benefits, and collective bargaining rights; (c) promote the advancement of women in social and economic development; (d) advance democratic principles, broad-based equality, sustainable human development, and poverty alleviation; (e) secure the Earth’s natural environment and respect the right and responsibility of people to maintain the global commons through the sustainable use of their local and traditional resources; (f) are evaluated in the light of their impact on those who are most vulnerable; (g) involve the meaningful participation of the most vulnerable stakeholders; and (h) respect the legitimate role of government, in collaboration with civil society, to set policies regarding the development and welfare of its people.
M-33 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the national and international humanitarian contribution of the Tzu Chi Foundation, originating from Taiwan, and its humanitarian efforts in Canada and worldwide to provide medicine, education, disaster relief, environmental protection, and community volunteer services to people in need, by proclaiming May 13 as the Tzu Chi Day in Canada.
M-34 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend to bus drivers and transit operators the same protections under the Criminal Code afforded to police, fire, and ambulance personnel, who are assaulted while performing their duties, by establishing stiff penalties for anyone who assaults a bus driver or a transit operator.
M-35 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the growing concerns about oil prices and supply security, and should develop and implement emergency measures subjecting Canada's trade in oil to the requirements of a new national strategic oil reserve to meet the goals of Canadian energy security, self-sufficiency and sustainable development.
M-36 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that Parliament is informed and consulted on the progress of each of the working groups of the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America by mandating that each working group file with Parliament a quarterly report to be reviewed by the appropriate standing committee, which should include information on each working group meeting, specific issues discussed, a status report on existing objectives, projects and agendas, including any new additional actions or projects decided on by the working groups, and an account of which stakeholders were consulted.
M-37 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should encourage the International Olympic Committee to recognize and include women’s ski jumping as an event at the 2010 Vancouver-Whistler Olympic Games.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
M-38 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the North American Free Trade Agreement must be renegotiated to foster fair trade to benefit all the people of Canada, the United States and Mexico.
M-39 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should stop furthering and implementing the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America with the United States and Mexico, and that the government take the appropriate steps to ensure that ongoing discussions and decisions are halted, until a full legislative review and a public debate, which would include consideration of the consequences on Canada’s ability to adopt autonomous and sustainable economic, social and environmental policies take place, followed by a vote in Parliament.
M-40 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should honour the contribution of Canadian farmers who daily provide the food which sustains Canadians and builds our country, and who work for sustainable agriculture and Canada’s food security, by designating March 21, normally the first day of spring, as Farmer’s Day in Canada.
M-41 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) require that for every car and light truck sold in Canada, a car and light truck of equal dollar value be produced in Canada; (b) require automakers to allocate a proportional share of environmentally-advanced vehicles and components to their Canadian production facilities; and (c) work with its provincial counterparts to ensure the provisions of collective bargaining agreements are respected and enforced.
M-42 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) ban the import, export and sale of dog, and cat fur; (b) impose penalties on individuals and businesses who deal with unlabeled and falsely labeled dog and cat fur products; and (c) work with provincial counterparts and the international community to advance support for the implementation of a complete ban of the trade in all dog and cat fur products worldwide.
M-43 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should officially apologize in the House of Commons, to the Indo-Canadian community and to the individuals impacted in the 1914 Komagata Maru incident, in which passengers were prevented from landing in Canada.
M-44 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) work with the international community, through the United Nations (UN) and other appropriate multilateral bodies, to raise awareness about the government of the People's Republic of China's human rights violations against its citizens, including practitioners of Falun Gong; (b) show moral leadership, using Canada's credibility with the international community and the government of the People's Republic of China, to pressure that government to end its human rights violations against its citizens; and (c) intensify efforts and demonstrate leadership to effectively eliminate the increasing incidence of human rights abuses worldwide, by working with the international community, through the UN and other multilateral bodies.
M-45 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) initiate an annual review of seniors' income needs by looking forward ten years to determine the adequacy of income support; (b) incorporate these reviews into all income support planning; and (c) report annually to Parliament the findings of these reviews.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-46 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce changes to the Pension Benefits Standards Act 1985, to require that plan sponsors of defined benefit pension plans under federal jurisdiction provide a formal statement of pension funding policy.
M-47 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should initiate changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to provide a “dropout” or exemption period in the calculation of benefits, similar to that currently in place to accommodate child rearing, with regard to periods in which the contributor has withdrawn from CPP contributable employment to care for elderly family members or those with a disability, and that the allowable parameters for the exemption be determined in consultation with stakeholder groups including representatives of the elder and disability communities.
M-48 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a ministry for seniors to coordinate the provision of the following: (a) financial security through income support that keeps pace with the real cost of living; (b) access to safe, affordable housing that costs less than 30% of household income; (c) secure public health care by ensuring accessible, comprehensive, universal, portable, publicly administered medicare for primary care, homecare, palliative and geriatric care, preventive care and pharmacare; (d) opportunities for self-fulfillment through lifelong access to affordable education and training; and (e) timely access to all government services and programs.
M-49 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should guarantee to all seniors a stable and secure income by: (a) linking the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Program to standard of living levels; (b) looking forward ten years to determine the adequacy of income support programs; (c) performing reviews of all income support planning for seniors; and (d) reporting all the above annually to Parliament.
M-50 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should proclaim June 15 Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
M-51 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Income Tax Act to increase the Caregiver Tax Credit to the equivalent value of the government subsidy per patient provided to nursing homes.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
M-52 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in collaboration with the provinces and territories, take all necessary steps: (a) to improve the accessibility of homecare; (b) to establish meaningful guidelines to ensure that the number of hours of care available per day is sufficient to provide the support necessary to the senior; and (c) to expand homecare to include chronic care.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — December 3, 2008
M-68 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the definition of “pensionable employment” in the Canada Pension Plan to include worker's compensation payments.
M-69 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should conduct public hearings of the views of Canadians and stakeholders specifically on the current government processes of foreign investment review in the Canada Investment Act and generally on political, economic and social issues arising from the increasing globalization of investment and trade in Canada.
M-70 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize and give thanks for the great sacrifices made by Canadian veterans in protecting our society and make free Canadian passports available to all veterans of the Canadian forces.
M-71 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) create a petroleum monitoring agency with a three-year mandate to collect and disseminate, on a timely basis, price data on crude oil, refined petroleum products, and retail gasoline for all relevant North American markets; (b) in consultation with stakeholders from the petroleum sector (the majors, the independents, and consumer groups), appoint a director who would lead this agency; (c) require the agency to report to Parliament on an annual basis on the competitive aspects of the petroleum sector in Canada; and (d) request that the Standing Committee on Industry, Natural Resources, Science and Technology review the agency's performance and the need for an extension of its mandate following the tabling of the agency's third report.
M-72 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contribution made to Canadian society by all of its seniors and make Canadian passports available at not more than half-price, to all Canadian citizens over the age of 65.
M-73 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should conduct public hearings of the views of Canadians and stakeholders on privacy concerns relating to the outsourcing of work in the public and private sectors to companies in foreign countries or their subsidiaries located in Canada.
M-74 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create the Windsor-Essex Border Development and Protection Authority to be a public body for the purpose of managing border traffic consistent with the needs of residents for current and future infrastructure built connecting Canada and the United States in the Windsor-Essex area.
M-75 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that any future bridge or tunnel between Canada and the United States, funded in part or wholly by the government, be owned by the government.
M-76 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That the House call upon the government to conduct an audit of the Passport Office to ensure that Canadians can acquire passports at the lowest possible cost and that passport processing fees do not generate surplus revenues.
M-77 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider instituting a tax deduction of up to $1500 for individuals that volunteer with not-for-profit organizations with charitable purpose, organizations with charitable purpose being defined as those with philanthropic, benevolent, educational, health, humane, religious, cultural, artistic, civic or recreational purpose that have no commercial objective.
M-78 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That a special committee of the House be created to study and develop recommendations needed for Canada's manufacturing industry and report back to the House: (a) identifying the manufacturing industry as a strategic sector for economic development; (b) reviewing the causes and consequences of manufacturing job loss; (c) reviewing ways to strengthen Canada's manufacturing sector; (d) detailing a comprehensive set of economic, fiscal, monetary, and trade policies that will both strengthen domestic manufacturing industry and protect manufacturing jobs; and (e) enumerating the improvements needed in the bankruptcy laws, wage protection, transition programs, training programs, relocation programs, employment insurance benefits and pension laws to ensure that workers are protected during job loss.
M-79 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should fight poverty in Canada, especially by: (a) phasing in a new child benefit modeled on the existing Canada Child Tax Benefit that will expand in phases to $5,000 a year per child, and consolidate the current piecemeal system of benefits and tax credits for children into a single, non-taxable monthly cheque to parents; (b) working with provinces and territories to eliminate the provincial claw-back National Child Benefit Supplement for families receiving social assistance; (c) making substantial investments in affordable, accessible child care for all Canadians; (d) providing incentives to help ordinary families and those with low or fixed incomes deal with the rising cost of energy, including more energy-efficient measures and rebates, and thus contribute to the fight against climate change; (e) establishing a fair minimum wage of $10 for federal government workers and index it to inflation; (f) immediately reforming the employment insurance system to ensure fairness and support for unemployed Canadians; (g) instituting an affordable housing plan; (h) improving workplace standards and protecting workers' pensions; and (i) expanding literacy and skills training.
M-80 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provincial and territorial governments to ensure that increased federal contributions to key social programs such as education, health and housing do not lead to a concomitant decrease in pre-existing provincial and territorial contribution levels to these programs.
M-81 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in order to ensure fair wages and working standards: (a) increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour for all workers in federal jurisdictions; (b) implement the recommendations contained in the Pay Equity Task Force Final Report; and (c) introduce legislation outlawing replacement workers in areas of federal jurisdiction where workers are on strike or locked out.
M-82 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — That the government consider the advisability of eliminating the payment of Employment Insurance premiums for those persons in the paid workforce over the age of 65.
M-83 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare February 7 to 14 the National Healthy Marriage Week, promote the value of the mariage institution (all marriages, religious and civil) and facilitate the teaching of family relationship skills.
M-84 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate the first Monday of February of each year as Mathieu Da Costa Day.
M-86 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement the 25 remaining recommendations stemming from the National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility and the Canadian Extractive Industry in Developing Countries report.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — February 25, 2009
M-87 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Criminal Code as it relates to impaired driving offences by reducing the blood alcohol concentration limit to 0.03%.
M-88 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) place an immediate moratorium on groundfish bottom trawling in all Canadian waters until such a practice is proven, through independent peer-reviewed scientific analysis for each specific area, to be sustainable for the ecology of the sea bottom and for the survival of threatened fish stocks, such as the rockfish and Atlantic cod; and (b) work together with fishing communities to ease the transition to more sustainable means of harvesting groundfish.
M-89 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should undertake to eliminate loopholes, exemptions and weaknesses in the regulation of cruise ships traversing Canadian waters and set mandatory standards for managing the environmental impact of cruise ships that equal or exceed those of neighbouring jurisdictions, specifically by creating, in consulation with stakeholder groups and recognized Canadian experts, including environmental advocates, a Clean Cruise Ship Act, that would: (a) clearly regulate discharge of (i) grey and black water, both treated and untreated, whether from a marine sanitation device or an advanced wastewater treatment or purification system, (ii) sewage sludge, (iii) garbage and solid waste, (iv) incinerator ash; (b) require the use of low-sulphur fuel; (c) establish an effective monitoring and enforcement regime including financial penalties; and (d) authorize federal support for building pump-out infrastructure for the benefit of all ships and pleasure crafts at port.
M-90 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should make the following improvements to the Canada Access Grant program: (a) extend eligibility to students who have not completed their first program of study; (b) eliminate the exclusion of mature students; (c) include all student fees, including ancillary fees, in the grant calculation; (d) extend eligibility for grants in the lesser amount of assessed need, 50% of student fees, or $3,000 to all students in receipt of Canada student loans; (e) increase the grant amount for low-income students to the lesser of assessed need, 100% of student fees, or $7,000; (f) implement an escalator to increase the maximum grant amounts according to the annual increase in average student fees as calculated by Statistics Canada; (g) create targeted grants for students from rural and aboriginal backgrounds; (h) ensure the right to alternative payments for comparable programs to any province or territory that wishes to receive such payments; and (i) undertake negotiations with the provinces and territories to ensure that no existing student assistance programs are clawed back as a result of these improvements.
M-91 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take immediate action to address the chronic shortage of halfway houses and transition programs for women in Canada and immediately increase funding for these vital services.
M-92 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should address its commitments to the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) by: (a) increasing the budget of Status of Women Canada to $100 million; (b) providing both project and core funding to women’s equality-seeking groups; (c) reviewing annually the effectiveness of programmes; and (d) ensuring that all of the above is reported annually to Parliament.
M-94 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact regulations, or if necessary present legislation, guided by the findings of a multi-stakeholder task force, to provide Canadians with life-work balance choices.
M-95 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop a national housing strategy and establish a Ministry of Housing which would ensure that: (a) government investments in housing are maintained and kept up to code over the life of the building; (b) reviews are done every five years to determine the needs of new affordable housing initiatives; (c) federally-funded cooperative housing are considered as part of the national housing strategy; and (d) all of the above is reported annually to Parliament.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-96 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a single government agency to collect, analyze and disseminate a full range of national statistics on the fire service each year that would include the operation of a national fire data center for the collection, analysis, publication, dissemination of fire related information and to properly address the state of fire protection in Canada, including public and fire fighter safety.
M-97 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work towards incorporating a measure of proportional representation in the federal electoral system, making use of a framework which includes: (a) a report on proportional representation prepared by an all-party committee after extensive public hearings; and (b) a referendum to be held, either before or at the same time as the next general election, on this issue where the question shall be whether electors favour replacing the present system with a system proposed by the committee as concurred in by the House.
M-98 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the Ford Motor Company to keep the Talbotville plant running two lines by: (a) investing in an incentive package for Ford to turn the plant into a flexible manufacturing plant; and (b) ensuring that the above agreement is reported to Parliament.
M-99 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of this House, the Minister of Finance should introduce legislation to eliminate the GST and the HST on all reading materials.
M-100 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should support a change to the income tax legislation that would allow for teachers to claim monies spent on both their classroom and students that directly support their work as educators and advance the education of their students.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-101 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should show leadership and work towards the abolition of the Senate.
M-102 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the profound health implications caused by the mining, production, sale, and export of asbestos in all its forms and therefore should: (a) take concrete steps to officially ban the mining, production, sale, use, and export of all types of asbestos and asbestos products; (b) support and encourage independent medical research to facilitate improved diagnosis and treatment of asbestos-related diseases; (c) undertake a comprehensive, nation-wide asbestos abatement program to help in the costs to test for and remove asbestos when found in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings including those on military bases and Indian reserves; (d) provide transition measures for employees affected by the ban on asbestos including early retirement, training, and other bridging measures to accommodate re-entry to the workforce; and (e) join the United States and other countries and declare the first day of April to be Asbestos Disease Awareness Day.
M-103 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, no member of the House of Commons shall sit therein and that no funds shall be made available to the member for the carrying out of parliamentary functions unless he or she takes an oath or makes a solemn affirmation of loyalty to Canada in addition to the oath of allegiance to Her Majesty provided for in the Constitution Act, 1867.
M-104 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that auto theft is an increasingly common and dangerous offence that is often associated with a profound threat to public safety and warrants more stringent deterrence than other categories of theft offences and property crimes; (b) amend the Criminal Code to include auto theft as a distinct stand alone offence; and (c) amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act to give prosecutors more power to hold in custody young offenders who are arrested for auto theft.
M-105 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should acknowledge that the persistent use of phosphates by residential, commercial, and agricultural users is having a negative effect on our rivers, lakes, estuaries and aquatic eco-systems by taking all regulatory and legislative steps necessary to prohibit and curtail the use of phosphates in all detergents, soaps, fertilizers and other products manufactured, imported or sold in Canada.
M-106 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should restate its commitment to eradicating child poverty as its primary social policy objective and put in place concrete steps and legislative measures to achieve this goal by the year 2015.
M-107 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should change the title of the Department of Foreign Affairs to the Department of Peace, and that the mandate of its minister should be redefined to specify that the pursuit and promotion of international peace are the primary objectives and purposes of the department.
M-108 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should revoke Order in Council P.C. 1946-3264 of August 14, 1946 and restore the service records of some 14,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces who were deemed never to have served.
M-109 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize and acknowledge that artists contribute greatly to the social, cultural and economic well-being of Canada; (b) take note that, in other countries such as Ireland, income earned by artists, writers, performers and creators of art is exempt from income tax; and (c) give consideration to exempting up to $50,000 of annual income earned by artists, writers, creators, and performers who work in Canada's cultural industries.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-110 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately recommend to the Crown that the Canada Coat of Arms be amended to reflect in its motto the reality that Canada has coasts on three oceans.
M-113 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact regulations to eliminate the dumping of any waste from all vessels traveling in Arctic waters.
M-114 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the impact on human lives of climate changes, such as some countries being submerged and other areas being ravaged by drought or the disappearance of the drinking water table, and others by various events caused by climatic change producing up to an estimated 600 million potential refugees and immigrants and should create a category of Environmental Immigrant and Refugee to the present immigration and refugee system.
M-116 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the growing trade opportunities, greater cultural and diplomatic ties with Mongolia and instruct the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade to establish a consul office in that country.
M-117 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should negotiate with the provinces and territories to recognize the need for proper dental care, and that it be included as an eligible expense in the national medicare program.
M-118 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the situation in Darfur as a genocide, and should order its representative at the United Nations to bring forward a motion to the Security Council calling for the deployment of a peacekeeping force to Darfur, under a Chapter 7 mandate, as soon as possible.
M-119 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should use the legislative tools within the Crimes against Humanity Act to indict Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe for crimes against humanity.
M-120 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should increase the lifespan of Canadian passports from five to ten years, effective January 1, 2007.
M-121 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a low income tax-free supplement of $2,000 for all Canadians who have gross earnings of less than or equal to $20,000 a year; and for those whose gross income is above $20,000 a year, their supplement should be ten percent of gross earnings less $4,000, and if the amount is negative, they should receive the income tax-free supplement in that amount to a maximum of $2,000; if the amount is positive, they should not.
M-122 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop a centre for best health care practices that will be housed either under the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) or the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).
M-123 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare federally funded grants for tuition a non-taxable income for individuals who are on Employment Insurance or Social Assistance.
M-124 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should fully fund a $25 million per year, five-year-long research strategy into type-one diabetes.
M-125 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, a Canadian Forces member who is leaving the Regular Force and is an individual the Canadian Forces would wish to join the Reserves, should be immediately put on a special reserve list to facilitate their reintroduction into the Canadian Forces.
M-126 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) should adopt, as one of its key planks, care for orphans in developing countries.
M-127 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to create a parents-to-children play campaign that encourages parents to engage in physical activity with their children.
M-128 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should allow those individuals who are participating in voluntary emergency services, such as volunteer fire fighter, police and ambulance service, to receive an income tax deduction that amounts to a $1,000 deduction for 50 to 99 hours of service per year, a $2,000 deduction for 100 to 199 hours per year and a $3,000 deduction for 200 or more hours per year in donated services.
M-129 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of National Defence should create primary health care clinics and daycare facilities, based on the Bagotville model, at major Canadian Forces bases across Canada.
M-130 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) extend the same rights to mobile home owners on reserve as those accorded to home owners off reserve; (b) assign rent controls based on allowable provincial limits; (c) allow home owners to assign or sublet without rent increases or delay; and (d) ensure that park maintenance procedures follow all applicable health and safety standards without access being compromised.
M-131 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should allocate a minimum of $35 million annually to preserve and protect Canada's 143 national wildlife areas and migratory bird sanctuaries.
M-132 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ban the production, use or sale of cluster bomb munitions and work towards an international treaty banning the production, use or sale of these weapons.
M-133 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to implement, as soon as possible, a national strategy to combat colon cancer to ensure that among other things, colon cancer screening will be a fully insured benefit across Canada.
M-134 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to implement, as soon as possible, a national strategy to combat prostate cancer to ensure that among other things, prostate cancer screening will be a fully insured benefit across Canada.
M-135 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should eliminate the mandatory age of retirement.
M-136 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislation as soon as possible to legalize and regulate prostitution.
M-137 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should pay the disability premiums for our Canadian Forces personnel.
M-138 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide a disability pension to Canadian Forces personnel rather than a lump sum payment.
M-139 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide job protection for those Canadians who are serving in our Canadian Forces as Reservists.
M-140 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Income Tax Act to enable individuals to defer both the capital gains and recaptured capital costs for real estate property investments when property is sold and the proceeds are invested in another property within one year.
M-141 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enable Canadians to purchase their first home by allowing individuals to transfer up to $40,000 from their RRSP in order to purchase a first home.
M-142 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide the financial resources to hire 2,500 police officers across the country.
M-143 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should convene an independent review into Canada’s sentencing, correctional, and parole systems for the purpose of identifying measures to reinforce public safety and improve the functioning of our judicial system.
M-144 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, parole and early release should be dispensed on the basis of merit and on the willingness of the convicted to participate in treatment, counseling, and other programs as ordered by the courts.
M-145 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislation to allow RCMP officers the right to form and participate in a labour association where they can collectively bargain and have the right to binding third party arbitration.
M-146 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reduce the excise tax on gas purchases to zero when the cost of crude oil exceeds $60 per barrel on the world market.
M-147 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should apply a full exemption from the Goods and Services Tax to all purchases made by the boards of education in Canada.
M-148 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the BC Ferries system as part of the Trans-Canada Highway and an essential transportation link in Canada.
M-149 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should double the share of gas taxes that municipalities currently receive, effective January 1, 2009.
M-150 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of National Defence should ensure that all returning Canadian Forces members who have been in combat situations be assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder one to two months after returning from their theatre of operations.
M-151 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) acknowledge that the indigenous people of Darfur have been subject to genocide and crimes against humanity through the concerted actions of the Government of Sudan and militias known as the Janjaweed; (b) concur in and endorse Resolution 1556 (2004) of the United Nations Security Council; (c) acknowledge that the Government of Sudan has not entered into compliance with Resolution 1556, intentionally to destroy, in whole or in part, the indigenous people of Darfur, having regard to their race; and (d) make a substantial financial contribution to the air and ground transportation needs of the African Union/United Nations hybrid force (UNAMID) tasked to stop the genocide in Darfur.
M-152 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) introduce legislation prohibiting the supply to unlicensed manufacturers of raw materials and equipment used in making tobacco products; (b) revoke the licenses of manufacturers that are acting unlawfully; (c) introduce an effective package marking system know as “tracking and tracing” to closely monitor tobacco shipments; (d) work with the United States federal government to shut down illegal cigarette manufacturing operations on the United States side of Akwesasne; and (e) establish a minimum bond of at least five million dollars in order to obtain a federal tobacco manufacturing license.
M-153 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, subsection 13(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act should be deleted from the Act.
M-154 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Auditor General should be called upon to conduct a full-scale performance evalutation of Canada's international development assistance program to Afghanistan for the fiscal years 2004 to 2007.
M-155 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, Industry Canada should hold national public hearings on their transmission tower policy including the health effects of these transmission towers on humans.
M-156 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should hold public hearings as part of a review of the Canadian Human Rights Act, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and its tribunal.
M-157 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reform the Canada Student Loan Program to provide for loan forgiveness for years of service to graduating doctors, nurses and other health professionals who are willing to work in underserviced areas.
M-158 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should begin a National Awareness Program to promote the hiring of persons living with disabilities.
M-159 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the Assembly of First Nations to compile a database of aboriginal and non-aboriginal consultants and band managers, with a proven track record of assisting First Nations communities, to enable bands to access the expertise they need to create sustainable economic development.
M-160 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, Health Canada, in accordance with Industry Canada, should conduct a scientific review to determine if the current parameters of the Limits of Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields in Canada are safe for humans.
M-161 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should engage the Assembly of First Nations and other aboriginal groups in discussions on how to modernize or repeal the Indian Act.
M-162 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the tax deduction for donations to charitable organizations in Canada should be equivalent to tax deductions for donations made to political parties.
M-163 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should urgently: (a) work with Great Britain, the United States and other nations to modernize the mechanism for commodities futures trading to ensure a fair trading system for Canada while excluding the speculators in the commodities markets that are driving up the price of oil, food and other essential commodities; and (b) create a single national regulatory system in Canada for securities trading in order to improve transparency and accountability.
M-164 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of National Defence should implement a national policy to support their cadet programs.
M-165 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with willing provinces to implement a National Head Start or Early Learning Program for children.
M-166 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a Centre for Excellence in Health for Canadian Forces members and their families in Victoria, British Columbia.
M-167 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a bill to the House of Commons as soon as possible to ratify the International Convention on Cluster Munitions.
M-168 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to urgently set up a process to reduce inter-provincial trade barriers in Canada.
M-169 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the Assembly of First Nations to create an investment fund to provide core funding for economic development by First Nations communities.
M-170 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, electronic voting should be implemented in the House of Commons.
M-171 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Copyright Act to remove the import tariff on textbooks for post-secondary education.
M-172 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the regulations pertaining to Life Income Funds be treated in the same manner as those pertaining to Registered Income Funds.
M-173 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should engage in a review of the Veterans Charter especially to ensure that injured Canadian Forces Members receive timely care for their injuries.
M-175 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Malhi (Bramalea—Gore—Malton) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration should amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Regulations made under that Act: (a) to provide for visa bonds of foreign nationals who apply for temporary resident visas as members of the visitor class; (b) to establish minimum and maximum visa bond amounts as guidelines for immigration officials; and (c) to allow the visa bond to apply to either the sponsor or to the foreign national.
M-176 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should change the name of Human Resources and Skills Development Department to include the term “social development”, which is an integral part of government policy and the Department's mandate.
M-177 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to regulating the sale and use of bottled water due to the risks posed to public health and the environment.
M-178 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to setting regulations to protect and preserve the integrity and natural environment of the Ottawa River.
M-179 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop a clear and consistent model and standard for integrating internationally trained professionals into the workforce by establishing and supporting specific training, mentoring and bridging programs aimed at helping newcomers integrate into the workplace; and by creating a federal government initiative, similar to an internship program, for foreign trained professionals to work in the Public Service.
M-180 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should promote a national tax policy for the arts which would support and enhance the ability of individual artists to pursue careers in the arts and introduce income tax legislation that would: (a) deem artists to be independent contractors for income tax purposes; (b) permit income averaging for artists income; and (c) implement a tax credit for parents who enroll their children in arts programs.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-181 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recommend the reinvestment of profits accrued by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation into social housing programs and into affordable housing initiatives.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-182 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislation to exempt affordable rental and non-profit housing from the GST, as part of an overall policy to encourage the development of affordable housing for every Canadian.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-183 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Health should take the lead in responding to the identified public health crisis of HIV infection among intravenous drug users by adopting a medical approach to drug use and drug addiction with the goal of reducing harm associated with obtaining drugs on the street.
M-184 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish strong national standards for social programs to ensure that no Canadian goes hungry or homeless because her or his income has been pushed below the poverty line.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-185 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to include “social condition” as a prohibited grounds of discrimination.
M-186 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should promote and monitor the inclusion of child-labour-free labels on products produced overseas to ensure that no children are exploited in the production of goods.
M-187 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should give the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, or some other appropriate federal agency, the ability to investigate hazardous work sites and enforce workplace safety rules.
M-188 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider establishing a federally-funded Canadian public safety officer compensation fund payable to the survivors of a firefighter, police or public safety officer killed, or permanently disabled, in the line of duty.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 4, 2009
M-189 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should monitor closely the progress of the February and December 1997 agreements on access to account and cheque cashing services for low income individuals and act to legislate the terms of these agreements.
M-190 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with financial institutions and social interest groups to develop a common basket of services included in a standard basic account to be offered by all deposit-taking institutions, as recommended by the Task Force on the Future of the Canadian Financial Services Sector.
M-191 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of Finance should immediately undertake a survey to investigate the extent and nature of the problem of access to banking services for low income people to ensure financial institutions are accountable.
M-192 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should act to ensure financial institutions offer “no-frills” bank accounts that provide a basic minimum of services for a nominal fee with no minimum monthly balance.
M-193 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with community groups and financial institutions to change the culture and attitudes of financial institutions towards low-income people, and make it unlawful for someone to be denied access to banking services as a result of their income.
M-194 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately seek ways for Canada to bring about a full and independent investigation of the acts of brutality against ethnic Chinese in Indonesia, including the rape of women.
M-195 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should formally adopt the National Highway System endorsed by every province and territory.
M-196 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should meet its financial obligations to British Columbia for highway improvements to offset the inequity between the $3 billion paid out by British Columbians in fuel excise taxes and the $30 million in federal spending on British Columbia highway improvements.
M-197 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement the recommendations of the 1990 Liberal Caucus Task Force Report on Housing entitled “Finding Room: Housing Solutions for the Future”, released prior to the government retreat from social housing construction in 1993.
M-198 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, building on the social union framework, conduct consultations with housing stakeholders and provincial and territorial governments to establish national objectives and standards for the development and maintenance of affordable non-profit housing.
M-199 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should refuse to authorize any new Canadian funding to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) or new authority to the Finance Minister to provide loans to countries receiving IMF bailouts until: (a) the IMF's role in mishandling the Southeast Asia financial crisis including its failure to understand the proximate causes of the crisis has been fully and independently evaluated and recommended policy changes implemented; (b) IMF loan conditions no longer require member governments to repay private debt; (c) the IMF develops measures designed to discourage speculative de-stabilizing financial flows; and (d) the IMF becomes fully transparent and publicly accountable.
M-200 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact guidelines under the Treasury Board Contracting Policy that will ensure appropriate and necessary compensation that reflects travel costs for bidders outside of the National Capital Commission area.
M-201 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support the strengthening of the current Canadian Aviation Regulations so that firefighters stationed at Canada's busiest airports will have the ability to rescue trapped passengers with the appropriate staffing, response times and equipment to do so; and (b) implement new regulations for Canada's smaller airports to establish a minimum standard for aircraft firefighting.
M-202 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should support steps to recognize February 29, leap-year-day, as a day dedicated to community revitalization by declaring it a national working holiday, thereby setting aside one unique day in every four years as a day for individuals, organizations and businesses to serve their communities.
M-203 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should negotiate with the individuals affected by the Chinese Head Tax and the Chinese Immigration (Expulsion) Act, as well as with their families and their representatives, a just and honourable resolution which includes the following framework: (a) a parliamentary acknowledgment of the injustice of these measures; (b) an official apology by the government to the individuals and their families for the suffering and hardship caused; (c) individual financial compensation; and (d) a community-driven anti-racism advocacy and educational trust fund for initiatives to ensure that these and other historic injustices are not repeated.
M-204 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the recommendations found in Chapter 7 of the Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, entitled “Urban Perspectives”, should be reviewed for implementation and action to ensure equality, access and non-discrimination for urban Aboriginal people.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-205 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize its fiduciary responsibility to urban Aboriginal people living off-reserve and non-status Aboriginals, and take steps to establish a special committee to hear witnesses, to review and make recommendations to improve the provision and access of culturally sensitive services to Aboriginal people living in urban areas.
M-206 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should require banks and other financial institutions to track and publicly disclose their investments in relation to the demand by businesses, community development projects and individuals seeking home mortgages on a branch by branch and neighbourhood by neighbourhood level.
M-207 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should conduct a nation-wide study of the impact of the use of the 32% debt-to-income rule on access to mortgages by people with low incomes in order to assess if this ratio leads to discrimination and, if so, to urge financial institutions to develop non-discriminatory methods of assessing credit worthiness.
M-208 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize and fund the three autonomous national Aboriginal women's organizations to ensure full participation in all significant public policy decisions, as well as provide adequate funding to Aboriginal women's services, including shelters in all rural, remote and urban communities.
M-209 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should use the surplus of the Employment Insurance Fund to increase benefits, to provide longer payment periods and improved access to employment insurance, as well as improve maternity and family benefits.
M-210 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement progressive immigration reform to provide domestic workers with full immigration status on arrival, abolish the head tax on all immigrants, and include persecution on the basis of gender and sexual orientation as grounds for claiming refugee status.
M-211 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of allocating $50 million to front-line, independent, feminist, women-controlled groups committed to ending violence against women, such as women's centres, rape crisis centres and women's shelters.
M-212 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of providing $30 million in core funding for equality-seeking women's organizations.
M-213 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should adopt national standards that guarantee the right to welfare for everyone in need and ban workfare.
M-214 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should set up an independent agency to study genetically modified foods, and that the scientific rationale behind the agency's decisions be made public.
M-215 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that the approval for new transgenic organisms for environmental release and for use as food or feed, should be based on rigorous scientific assessment of their potential for causing harm to the environment or to human health, and that such testing should replace the current regulatory reliance on “substantial equivalence” as a decision threshold.
M-216 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that the design and execution of all testing regimes of new transgenic organisms be conducted in open consultation with the expert scientific community.
M-217 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that the primary burden of proof be upon those who would deploy food biotechnology products to carry out the full range of tests necessary to demonstrate reliably that they do not pose unacceptable risks.
M-218 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should impose a moratorium on the rearing of genetically modified fish in aquatic net pens.
M-219 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should direct the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to develop detailed guidelines describing the approval process for transgenic animals intended for food production or other non-food uses, and that such guidelines should include a rigorous assessment of: (a) the impact of the genetic modifications on animal health and welfare; (b) an environmental assessment that incorporates impacts on genetic diversity and sustainability; and (c) the human health implications for those with altered metabolism of producing disease-resistant animals.
M-220 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that the research data from experiments conducted by industry on the potential environmental impacts of genetically modified plants used in Canadian Environmental Protection Agency assessments should be made available for public scrutiny.
M-221 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a national research program to monitor the long-term effects of genetically modified organisms on the environment, human health, and animal health and welfare.
M-222 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the value and contribution of artists in local communities by creating and providing adequate funding for a Local Community Arts and Artists Sustainability Fund.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-223 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare the leaky condo disaster in British Columbia as a disaster and provide urgent relief to prevent further social and economic devastation.
M-224 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of implementing a multi-year plan which would see 1.5% of projected Gross Domestic Product go to supporting families with children.
M-225 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commission an inquiry under the Inquiries Act into the policing methods in use in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood of Vancouver, British Columbia.
M-226 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should seek the co-operation of all levels of government to establish a set of clearly defined and enforceable rights concerning housing that include provision for temporary emergency housing and shelter in the event of disasters or crises, a standardized level of maintenance for existing housing stock, and appropriate health, security and safety standards for new housing stock.
M-227 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislation and programs so that each Canadian has the right to secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disabilities, family status, level of education, sexual orientation, employment status or social condition on welfare.
M-228 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That the House call upon the government to initiate a process of revision of the United Nations Conventions in order to repeal or amend the 1961 and 1971 Conventions with the aim of re-classifying substances and providing for uses of drugs, other than only for medical and scientific purposes, to be legal, and to repeal the 1988 Convention.
M-229 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That the House urge the government to consider the positive results obtained through the implementation of policies in several countries, which involve harm and risk reduction, in particular through the administration of substitute substances, the decriminalization of the consumption of certain substances, the partial decriminalization of the sale of cannabis and its derivatives, and the medically controlled distribution of heroin.
M-230 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That the House call on the government to take action in order to make the fight against organized crime and drug trafficking more effective, by establishing a system for the legal control and regulation of the production, sale and consumption of substances which are currently illegal.
M-231 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should require Canada Post to print Canadian postage stamps within Canada.
M-232 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend to public school districts the same exemption from the Goods and Services Tax as that provided to the municipalities.
M-233 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should eliminate the 10-year residency requirement, based on an applicant’s country of origin, for Canadian citizens to qualify for Old Age Security benefits.
M-234 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should institute at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) a fair trade coffee policy, whereby CIDA would provide only TransFair Canada licensed coffee at all agency functions and at its headquarters.
M-235 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, this government should establish the office of a Job Protection Commissioner, whose responsabilities would consist in: (a) enhancing economic opportunities for federally regulated industry sectors; (b) preventing workplace closures; (c) mitigating the effects of job losses in federally regulated industry sectors; (d) conferring with labour groups, federal industry groups and business enterprises; (e) promoting the development of economic plans; (f) making policy recommendations to various levels of government; and (g) providing mediation services.
M-236 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately restore and increase ongoing funding to the National Crime Prevention Centre to support the delivery of community-driven crime prevention programs, with a special focus on youth crime prevention.
M-237 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Health should: (a) recognize the successes of Canada's only safe injection site, Insite; (b) allow it to continue to operate with a permanent exemption under Section 56 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; and (c) work with all interested municipalities to adopt similar programs across Canada.
M-238 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that harm reduction programs continue to produce positive social and economic results for communities and are an integral part of any approach to addressing drug use; and should entrench harm reduction as part of Canada's National Drug Strategy.
M-239 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) acknowledge the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling protecting the collective agreement of health care unions in British Columbia; (b) recognize that freedom of association and the right to free collective bargaining are fundamental human rights; and (c) ratify the International Labour Organization's Convention No. 98: the Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining.
M-240 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce tax incentives to support and encourage the use of car sharing co-operatives and programs, in local communities, based on the principles of sustainability and the reduction of harmful emissions and congestion.
M-241 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a national “Chance for Life Fund” to be designated for therapies for rare disorders requiring specialized therapies and support.
M-242 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) require real estate agents to disclose to potential buyers the presence of asbestos-laden vermiculite insulation in a home or building which they present for sale; and (b) require that any real estate agent who fails to disclose the presence of asbestos-laden vermiculite should be responsible for the homeowners costs of removal and remediation of the property.
M-243 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should issue an order, under the Aeronautics Act and through the Greater Toronto Airport Authority, to ensure that night flights over the Greater Toronto Area are suspended, except when such flights are required for emergency purposes.
M-244 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislation allowing the Auditor General of Canada to conduct special examinations of all Canadian airport authorities as if they were parent Crown corporations as defined in Part X of the Financial Administration Act and that for the purpose of these examinations, the Auditor General of Canada have the power of an examiner as set out in Part X of the financial Administration Act.
M-245 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Auditor General for Canada should be appointed auditor or joint auditor of all federal Crown corporations, mixed enterprises, joint enterprises and shared-governance corporations as listed in Section IV of the President of the Treasury Board’s 2005 Annual Report to Parliament on Crown Corporations and Other Corporate Interests of Canada, if an organization listed is entrusted with the management of significant public funds, manages or controls significant assets of Canada or fulfills a significant federal policy role.
M-246 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should lift visitor visa requirements on the following new members of the European Union: Bulgaria and Romania, once passport security regimes of those countries have been upgraded to meet Canadian and European Union standards.
M-247 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should lift visitor visa requirements for nationals of Croatia wishing to visit Canada as tourists, for business or family visits for up to six months in order to bring Canada's visa regime in line with that of Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom.
M-248 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should honour its commitments to increase funding for research and innovation, and reverse its decision not to fund the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation in Sudbury, as announced in the Speech from the Throne.
M-249 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a national office for fire statistics to collect, analyze and disseminate national fire service and emergency response statistics and to publish an annual report of national fire statistics for Canada for all fire service stakeholders and to the public.
M-250 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately implement an in-Canada program to allow conscientious objectors and their immediate family members, in particular those from the United States of America, who have refused or left military service related to the war in Iraq, to apply to remain and work in Canada and, after a period of two years, be eligible for permanent resident status; and that the government should immediately cease any removal or deportation actions that may have already commenced against such individuals.
M-251 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement fully, without delay, the Refugee Appeal Division as passed by Parliament in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of 2001.
M-252 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should abolish the use of security certificates and repeal sections 9 and 76 to 87 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
M-253 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish an office, independent of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and modeled on the Ontario Office of the Worker Advisor, called the “Office of the Immigration Advocate” which would advocate for and assist people who have concerns with the processing of any type of immigration application or with any aspect of the decisions rendered on applications for permanent residence or temporary resident permits (including visitor, work, and student visas) but which would not cause any loss of positions, processing or service capacity at CIC; and (b) table a report in the House of Commons within six months on this proposal.
M-254 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately eliminate application and processing fees for Canadian citizenship to ensure that no applicant who has met all other requirements to become a Canadian citizen is denied the opportunity of full participation in Canadian society solely because they cannot afford to pay the application fee.
M-255 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately and completely eliminate the Right of Permanent Residence Fee.
M-256 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should move without delay to endorse and implement, in its domestic and foreign policies and programmes, the provisions of the Declaration of Montreal on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Human Rights adopted in Montréal at the 1st World Outgames International Conference on LGBT Human Rights on July 29, 2006.
M-257 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) adopt a regulatory class which provides permanent residence to persons from moratoria countries to which Canada does not remove and who have been in Canada for three or more years; (b) until the time the regulatory class is adopted, immediately implement strengthened guidelines in the IP5 Manual “Immigrant Applications in Canada made on Humanitarian or Compassionate Grounds”, to create a “favourable presumption” in the case of persons under moratoria, who have been in Canada for three years or more and which recognizes that being in a prolonged state of legal limbo is a form of unusual hardship; and (c) review the decision making by and training for Pre-Removal Risk Assessment (PRRA) officers deciding such cases to identify and correct concerns relating to PRRA and Humanitarian and Compassionate responsibilities.
M-258 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately strengthen the National Policy on Oiled Birds and Oiled Species at Risk, and all Oil Spill Response Plans by ensuring that: (a) the Canadian Wildlife Service has the mandate and authority to ensure that all migratory birds, species at risk and other wildlife affected by an oil spill are captured, cleaned and rehabilitated; (b) euthanasia be used only when medically necessary; and (c) the responsible party for an oil spill be assessed the full cost of the capture, cleaning and rehabilitation process.
M-259 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the important role law enforcement and fire personnel play in communities, the importance of developing relationships between law enforcement and fire personnel around the world, and the economic impact of the World Police and Fire Games on the host communities; and (b) immediately extend generous financial support to the 2009 World Police and Fire Games to be held on the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, including in the City of Burnaby, from July 31 to August 9, 2009, at a minimum matching the financial support extended by the government to the last Canadian host city of this event.
M-260 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) heed the advice of the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and take all possible actions to ensure that nuclear weapons are rendered obsolete; (b) call on the United States and Russia to reduce the launch readiness of their nuclear forces and completely remove nuclear weapons from the day-to-day operations of their militaries; (c) seek the dismantling, storing, and destruction of more than 20,000 nuclear warheads over the next ten years; (d) greatly increase efforts to locate, store and secure nuclear materials in Russia and elsewhere; (e) stop production of nuclear weapons material, including highly enriched uranium and plutonium in military or civilian facilities; and (f) develop and engage a process in the international community for serious and candid discussion about the expansion of nuclear power worldwide.
M-261 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) heed the advice of the Canadian branch of the Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament to immediately recommit to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty; (b) work actively towards encouraging the non-signatory states of Pakistan, India, Israel and North Korea to accept the rules and regulations of this treaty; (c) direct diplomatic efforts for the entry into force of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty; (d) work to add a ‘no first strike’ clause to the NATO Convention; (e) develop a firm timetable for NATO to eliminate its nuclear weapons; and (f) work through all available diplomatic means, lead and support international efforts to address Iran’s nuclear programme and ensure its peaceful development, drawing on the full range of incentives and penalties laid out in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
M-262 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should act upon the decision by the Board of Directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists to move the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock from seven minutes to five minutes to midnight on January 17, 2007, to stress that the planet stands at the brink of a second nuclear era and the destruction of human habitats due to climate change, by taking urgent and extensive measures domestically and internationally to seek the elimination of nuclear weapons and the potential for catastrophic environmental damage from human-made technologies.
M-263 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) endorse the Yogyakarta Principles on the Application of International Human Rights Law in relation to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; (b) seek to fully implement these principles in Canada; and (c) work towards their acceptance and implementation worldwide through the United Nations, all other human rights and international law forums, and Canada’s relations with other countries.
M-264 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That the House request that the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities convene hearings to develop recommendations for the revision of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations, and Motor Vehicle Transport Act, to improve safety for cyclists.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-266 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, with regard to the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area (PNCIMA), the government should: (a) establish a trilateral engagement protocol involving First Nations, the province of British Columbia and the federal government; (b) announce a clear mandate and the allocation of adequate human and financial resources to complete the PNCIMA planning process within three years; (c) ratify a PNCIMA analysis and decision-making process design that includes a commitment to collaborative and meaningful stakeholder engagement and that is supported by the provincial and First Nations governments; (d) state process objectives including, but not limited to, the establishment of a network of marine protected areas and the maintenance of ecosystem health and integrity both within and outside these areas; (e) establish a multidisciplinary process team tasked with conducting and commissioning collaborative research and analysis to inform the PNCIMA planning process; and (f) make a formal public announcement of the launch of a PNCIMA process incorporating all these elements.
M-267 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize Parental Alienation Awareness Day and designate April 25 as National Parental Alienation Awareness Day in order to raise awareness of the magnitude of this problem and its devastating effect on children.
M-268 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should contribute financially to the seismic upgrade of schools in British Columbia and work with the provinces and territories on a plan to ensure that Canada's schools are safe for our children.
M-269 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should act to make it mandatory for food sold in Canada to be properly labelled with regards to the identification of its origin.
M-273 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately use all diplomatic means to put pressure on the government of Sri Lanka and its military to respect the human rights of the civilian Tamil population, by: (a) ceasing all violence against Tamil civilians, including any detention of civilians in military-camps, extrajudicial killings, and disappearances; (b) immediately lifting the September 2008 ban on United Nations (UN) and international humanitarian organizations from operating in the northern region of the country, in addition to ensuring that these organizations are free from government interference so they may independently supervise both parties of the conflict and respond to the humanitarian crisis; (c) halting all government policies and actions aimed against the Tamil minority of Sri Lanka; and (d) supporting the peace process and efforts of the UN that will invest in infrastructure, education and provide significant support for the Tamil population of Sri Lanka.
M-275 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately implement a program to allow conscientious objectors and their immediate family members (partners and dependents), who have refused or left military service related to a war not sanctioned by the United Nations and do not have a criminal record, to apply for permanent resident status and remain in Canada, and that the government should immediately cease any removal or deportation actions that may have already commenced against such individuals.
M-278 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should extend an invitation to the President of the United States to make a joint address to both Houses of Parliament on February 19, 2009.
M-279 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Murphy (Charlottetown) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a national strategy for autism spectrum disorder that includes: (a) the establishment, in cooperation with provincial governments, of national standards for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder and the delivery of related services; (b) the study, in cooperation with provincial governments, of the funding arrangements for the care of those with autism spectrum disorder, including the possibility of transferring federal funds to assist provincial governments to provide no-cost treatment, education, professional training and other required supports for Canadians with autism spectrum disorder without unreasonable wait times; (c) the creation of a national surveillance program for autism spectrum disorder to be managed by the Public Health Agency of Canada; (d) the provision of funding for health research into treatments for autism spectrum disorder; and (e) the convocation of a conference of all provincial and territorial ministers responsible for health, chaired by the federal Minister of Health, called for the sole purpose of working together to develop the national strategy for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder that would take place no later than December 31, 2009 and would produce a national strategy on autism to be tabled in the House no later than March 31, 2010.
M-280 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — That the House call on the government to take action on the issue of pay equity and call on the Departments of Justice and Human Resources and Skills Development to draft and table legislation based on the recommendations of the 2004 Federal Task Force on Pay Equity and that the legislation be referred to the Standing Committee on Status of Women.
M-281 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce gender analysis legislation as recommended in the 2005 final report by The Expert Panel on Accountability Mechanisms for Gender Equality, entitled “Equality for Women: Beyond the Illusion”.
M-282 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Neville (Winnipeg South Centre) — That the government consider the advisability of appointing an independent commissioner for gender budgeting analysis to conduct a gender based analysis of governmental policies, including budget policies.
M-286 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Thi Lac (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that pay equity is an inalienable right and take action to promote it by proposing all legislative action necessary to ensure that it is fully enforced for all workers within its jurisdiction and that, until such time, the ability of workers to settle pay equity issues in court be maintained.
M-289 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Fast (Abbotsford) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should direct the Canada Border Services Agency to change the name of the Huntingdon Border Crossing to "Abbotsford Border Crossing".
M-290 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) eliminate the two week waiting period for employment insurance; (b) reduce the qualifying period for employment insurance to 360 hours in all regions; (c) increase the rate of employment insurance to 66% of previous earning; (d) exclude severance, vacation and pension entitlements from earnings under the Employment Insurance Act; and (e) allow a reach back period of five years in order to qualify for employment insurance.
M-291 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to re-establishing passenger rail service to Thunder Bay and the North Shore of Lake Superior, and should report back to the House within six months on its progress.
M-292 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate in each and every year, April 24 as Armenian Genocide Memorial Day.
M-293 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should promote and provide funding for cycle paths and walkways, and recognize their environmental and health benefits.
M-296 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Hoeppner (Portage—Lisgar) — That the Standing Committee on International Trade be instructed to undertake a comprehensive study on the subject of the establishment of foreign trade zones, and upon completion of that study, report back to the House within one year of the study's initiation.
M-301 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bernier (Beauce) — That, in the absence of a report from a committee, the Speaker have the authority to enforce committees' compliance with their mandates as articulated in Standing Order 108 and any special order of the House, including the authority to halt studies or proceedings exceeding those mandates.
M-302 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should increase funding for initiatives that assist the homeless, including the Homeless Partnership Initiative, mental health programs, detoxification and rehabilitation centres, and programs that work with youth at risk.
M-303 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the EcoAuto rebate program.
M-304 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a judicial enquiry into the leaky condo issue, and enact the Barrett Commission Inquiry's recommendations for financial relief.
M-305 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should support, both financially and with other resources, producer-run food cooperatives, and through them, promote locally-controlled community-based enterprises, and help create sustainable and safe food distribution networks.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-306 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Folco (Laval—Les Îles) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take action to establish a Canadian Strategy for Caregivers to include: (a) national standards for care giving; and (b) a clear and sustainable strategy of financial support for caregivers through the income tax system and Employment Insurance Program focused on (i) the disabled, (ii) seniors, (iii) family members, (iv) those with serious illnesses, (v) those with long term illnesses, (vi) those who require palliative and end of life care.
M-307 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should make the Veterans Independence Program available: (a) upon request to all Veterans reaching 80 years of age; (b) to all widows where spouses are residing in assisted living facilities; and (c) to all Veterans or their spouses who become disabled.
M-308 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the Brain Injury Association of Canada and other associated groups to develop standards for sports helmets sold in Canada.
M-309 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately convene an emergency task force working in collaboration with all stakeholder groups as well as the government of British Columbia to address the decline in fish species on the West coast of Canada.
M-310 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, Health Canada should undertake an independent assessment of the health effects of microwave emissions on humans as soon as possible.
M-311 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans should ban the practice of using draggers in the commercial fishing industry.
M-312 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to ensure that no person is obliged to convert their Registered retirement savings plans to Registered retirement income funds until December 1st 2010.
M-313 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to ensure people working more than 30 hours per week after the age of 65 may: (a) continue to contribute to their Registered retirement savings plans (RRSP)s under the current restrictions; and (b) are not required to convert their RRSPs to Registered retirement income funds until they stop working more than 30 hours per week.
M-314 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans should allow the West Coast Department of Fisheries and Oceans to be responsible for and make decisions pertaining to issues facing the West coast fishery.
M-315 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provincial governments, particularly British Columbia, to assess forestry practices and change provincial codes to ensure that forestry practices are not damaging critical spawning habitat for fish.
M-316 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should push for an international agreement that rewards countries for not cutting down old growth forests, rainforests, and destroying wetlands and other major carbon sinks as part of a post-Kyoto agreement on climate change.
M-317 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an arrivals duty free program for all Canadian International Airports.
M-318 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) consider that the promotion of renewable energy sources requires new institutional measures in the field of international cooperation; (b) welcome the initiative by the International Parliamentary Forum on Renewable Energy and the German, Danish, and Spanish governments for the establishment and work of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); and (c) support the establishment and work of the IRENA by becoming a member of that Agency.
M-319 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) immediately endorse and actively support the Global Zero Campaign for the elimination of all nuclear weapons globally; (b) support a legally binding and verifiable agreement which includes all nations to call for deep reductions to Russian and United States nuclear arsenals and to cut, by phased reductions, all nuclear weapons states' nuclear arsenals to zero; and (c) establish verification systems and international management of the fuel cycle to prevent future development of nuclear weapons.
M-320 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should issue an order, under the Aeronautics Act and through the relevant airport governing bodies across Canada, to ensure that night flights of aircraft weighing more than 45,000 kilograms, between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., into and out of Canadian airports that lie within proximity to populated areas, are suspended - except for flights operating for (1) medical emergencies, (2) delays beyond a carrier's control, (3) adverse weather conditions, and (4) flights directly related to Canadian military operations - pending the outcomes of government-led public consultations on the economic, environmental and health impacts of night flights.
M-321 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Roy (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should set up a working group, whose hearings and findings would be public, to assess the damage caused by climate change as well as the nature and costs of necessary modifications in order to possibly create a new fund that would be used to compensate those who incur costs and that would be funded by the polluters responsible for the rise in greenhouse gas emissions.
M-322 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should apply the import tax on purchasing ships abroad into a special Canadian shipbuilding infrastructure fund that should involve matching funds from the private sector and apply it to shipbuilding infrastructure in Canada.
M-323 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Employment Insurance Act to provide employment insurance benefits for family caregivers who withdraw from the paid labour force to provide care in their homes to aged, infirm or disabled family members.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — March 3, 2009
M-324 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Canada Pension Plan Act to permit those who withdraw from the paid labour force to provide care for an aged, infirm or disabled family member, the opportunity to continue their full participation in the Canada Pension Plan including, but not limited to, the accrual of pension credits and uninterrupted disability coverage.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — March 3, 2009
M-325 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in collaboration with the provinces and territories, establish guidelines for the care of the chronically ill or those who require continuous care and for the regulation of the nursing home industry.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — March 3, 2009
M-326 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of providing those persons who withdrew from the paid labour force to provide care to their children or for their disabled or aged family members with the opportunity to contribute voluntarily to the Canada Pension Plan at a fair and equitable premium during the period of the care giving.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — March 3, 2009
M-331 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt) — That the House recognize the constitutional name of the nation, previously known as the British Somaliland protectorate, as the Republic of Somaliland.
M-332 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt) — That the House acknowledge that between 1916 and 1923, up to 350,000 Greek Pontians were killed by the Ottoman Empire in massacres, persecution and death marches and condemn this act as genocide.
M-333 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enhance the safety of the Canadian public by establishing, in a public and private partnership, repositories for firearms for long guns and hand guns, in urban communities with populations over 40,000 persons.
M-334 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That the House express its concern over (i) the ongoing imprisonment by the Ethiopian Government of Ms. Birtukan Mideksa, President of the Unity for Democracy and Justice Party, originally pardoned of all charges against her before being arrested on December 28, 2008, (ii) her re-imprisonment without a formal hearing as guaranteed by Ethiopian law, (iii) her not been given full access to a lawyer, (iv) international monitoring organizations not been given access to her, (v) her limited contact with close family members; and furthermore, that the House call on the government to make use of every means at its disposal, in addition to working with its allies in the international community and at the United Nations, to exert maximum pressure on the Ethiopian Government to unconditionally release Ms. Mideksa and allow her to participate fully and peacefully in her position as the leader of a political party.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — March 24, 2009
M-335 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should increase the Old Age Security payment by 15% to $594.50 per month, retroactive to January 1, 2009, and indexed thereafter.
M-336 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — That the House, recognizing the importance of the Asia-Pacific region to British Columbia and all of Canada, and recognizing that improving diplomatic ties with China is key to ensuring Canada’s economic prosperity, call on the Prime Minister to lead a trade delegation to China at the earliest opportunity with a view to strengthening those ties and securing Approved Destination Status so that Canadians can benefit from increased opportunities from tourism and trade with China.
M-337 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That the House express its concern over the release of radioactive tritium into the Ottawa River from the Chalk River nuclear facility and call on the government to strengthen guidelines for tritium exposure in drinking water by reducing the limit of tritium exposure to 100 becquerels per litre (Bq/L) immediately and to 20 Bq/L after five years.
M-338 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Gagnon (Québec) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should identify all persons employed at the Valcartier military base between 1940 and 2002, and all persons having resided in the married quarters of the base (as well as their heirs, if any), notify them of possible exposure to drinking water contaminated with chlorinated solvents, including trichloroethylene and its degradation by-products, and administer a voluntary epidemiological health questionnaire to those individuals.
M-339 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the rising costs associated with funeral arrangements and immediately introduce regulations to lessen this burden by zero-rating the GST on all goods and services associated with funeral arrangements.
M-340 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all steps necessary to change the Coat of Arms of Canada to include recognition of the Original Peoples of Canada as original founding peoples who shared knowledge, land, resources, and labour in the building of this country's wealth, prosperity, culture, and heritage, and that this be done in consultation with these Original peoples so that the design to be advanced is one which reflects their wishes.
M-341 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that each act of violence causes grief to families, creates instability in communities, and costs over a billion dollars a year in Canada in terms of medical treatment for injuries, psychological care, lost time at work, and use of crisis centers; (b) support the one out of eight woman suffering from violence in Canada; and (c) invest in sustainable core funding for programmes that work to eliminate violence against women.
M-342 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide the same level of financial support to the 2009 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG), which are to be held in the Lower Mainland in British Columbia, that it provided to the WPFG in 2005.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — April 2, 2009
M-343 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should respect the principle of free speech and lift the ban on British Member of Parliament George Galloway so that he may speak to Canadians about the war in Afghanistan.
M-344 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — That, in opinion of the House, the government should : (a) ask the European Union to comply with international trade rules and continue to allow Canadian seal exports in their territory; and (b) ask the European Union Member States that manage sealing operations within their national waters to join with Canada in the development of a Universal Declaration that will promote sustainable, respectful hunting practices and professionalism amongst all hunters.
M-345 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commission an inquiry under the Inquiries Act into the policing and policies surrounding the missing and murdered women of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and British Columbia’s “Highway of Tears”.
M-347 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) adhere to paragraph 1 of the United Nations (UN) Resolution A/RES/62/30 and submit a report including views on the effects of the use of armaments and ammunition containing depleted uranium; (b) cease all deployment of military and civilian personnel in regions where uranium weapons have been, might have been, will be or might be used within the framework of future operations; (c) provide full information to military and civilian personnel on mission, as well as to professional organizations, about the probability that depleted uranium has been or might be used in their region of operation and to take sufficient protection measures; (d) fully support the establishment of an environmental inventory of depleted uranium contaminated areas, according to the specifications of paragraph 6 of a May 22, 2008, European Union resolution and include financial support for clean-up operations of affected areas; (e) call on all countries to abolish the use of depleted uranium weapons, and systematically halt production and procurement of this type of weaponry; (f) take a leading role in working, through the UN, towards an international treaty establishing a ban on the development, production, stockpiling, transfer, testing and use of uranium weapons as well as the destruction or recycling of existing stocks; and (g) forward this resolution through the Prime Minister to NATO, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, the UN and the UN Environmental Programme, the European Organisation of Military Associations, the International Community of the Red Cross and the World Health Organization.
M-348 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Kania (Brampton West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enter into immediate negotiations with India and Pakistan to form Social Security Agreements similar to the 52 agreements in place with other countries.
M-349 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare the first day of April to be Asbestos Disease Awareness Day.
M-350 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should pursue as part of Canadian foreign policy: (a) a two-state solution which ensures that Israelis and Palestinians can live safely, side by side, in independent states with secure borders; (b) that every available means be used to support international law; (c) that Canada seek a positive, pro-active role in bringing all parties into a comprehensive peace process which includes addressing the Palestinians’ right of return issue; (d) that all acts of violence against civilians be condemned; (e) that Israel and the Palestinian Authority be called on to abide by United Nations resolutions; (f) that Canada work with Palestinian and Israeli Canadians to promote and support greater dialogue in Canada as well as in Israel and Palestine; (g) that Canada oppose Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, including settlement expansions and ongoing control of Gaza’s borders; (h) that Canada facilitate an international conference on the Palestinian refugee challenge; and (i) that Canada increase financial support for capacity building, good governance, and developmental assistance projects in Gaza and the West Bank through local, national or international non-governmental organizations, and through the Palestinian Authority as appropriate.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — April 16, 2009
Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) and Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — April 27, 2009
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — May 4, 2009
M-351 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider making employer-provided transit passes an income tax-exempt benefit.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-352 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Patent Act and the Food and Drugs Act to make it easier to manufacture and export pharmaceutical products to address public health problems resulting from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria epidemics in many developing and least-developed countries.
M-353 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the exclusion of women from the ski jumping discipline as part of Canada’s 2010 Olympic Games constitutes discrimination against women, and the government should demand, through its appointed Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) board members and by whatever other feasible means, that VANOC organize, plan, finance, stage, manage, promote and conduct a ski jumping event for women as part of the 2010 Olympic Games.
M-355 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Young (Oakville) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create an arm's length Independent Drug Agency similar to the Transportation Safety Board and Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, to be responsible for making and keeping Canadians safe when using prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and for reducing injuries and deaths caused by or related to their use.
M-356 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) — That, in the opinion of the House, in order to ensure that Canada is not a safe haven for any individual who has engaged in or been a member of an organization where reasonable grounds exist to believe have engaged in an act of espionage or an act of subversion against a democratic government, institution, process or committed terrorism or genocide or crimes against humanity, as they are understood in Canada, the government should take all necessary steps to: (a) allow visa entry only to persons that meet the requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and Regulations; (b) denaturalize and deport all persons who have obtained citizenship, permanent residence or refugee status by means of false pretences or the concealment of material facts; and (c) enforce removal orders against all persons who are inadmissible to Canada and not in possession of a valid Temporary Residence Permit.
M-357 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of countering the United States “Black Liquor’’ subsidy either by negotiating an end of that tax credit and subsidy in the United States prior to June 1, 2009, or by drafting a government bill to provide a fuel tax credit regime for the pulp and paper industry in Canada that is of equal or greater benefit to that industry as the “Black Liquor’’ alternative fuel tax credit regime is in the United States to the pulp and paper industry in that country.
M-359 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ban the sale, installation and export of chrysotile asbestos and that the government should support the recommendation of the Chemical Review Committee to the Conference of the Parties for the inclusion of chrysotile asbestos in Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention.
M-360 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government, in collaboration with the provinces, should implement a system and regulations for the permanent identification and traceability of cattle, sheep, hogs and farmed cervids, from farm to table.
M-361 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Storseth (Westlock—St. Paul) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the importance of the military, police, fire, victim and ambulance service personnel by designating the third Saturday of May as a Support our Protective Services National Day of Appreciation.
M-362 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) rescind approvals for environmental release and for food and feed safety of genetically modified alfalfa; (b) ban the importation of genetically modified or genetically modified contaminated alfalfa into Canada; and (c) prohibit testing, commercial release or any other introduction of genetically modified alfalfa into Canada.
M-363 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to the original intent of Jordan's Principle, that the needs of a child come before any consideration over jurisdictional responsibility for provision of services to children living in First Nations communities, and that First Nation children receive services on the same terms as other children.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-364 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reduce the quantity of paper it uses to communicate with parliamentary offices by ensuring that documents are made available online and by making the receipt of these publications in print format optional.
M-365 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) act swiftly as part of the international community to end the 20 month blockade of Gaza; (b) follow through on its promise for aid and assistance to the people of Gaza; (c) exercise its responsibility under international law to condemn the use of force and violence; and (d) begin the process for normalized relations to attain a Palestinian State and peace for the region, including the ongoing control of Gaza's border.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 4, 2009
M-366 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should permanently index the Home Buyers' Plan withdrawal limit to inflation and extend the plan to all homebuyers for two years.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 4, 2009
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-367 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish a mechanism and process for independent third-party investigations of fire fighter line of duty deaths to determine, without laying blame, the specific cause of fire fighter fatalities; (b) make recommendations that would prevent similar tragedies; and (c) make the collection of all data available to all fire services and public safety stakeholders including local, provincial and territorial authorities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — May 4, 2009
M-368 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should undertake the following actions to improve the situation for the spouses of all federal departments and agencies employees who are and have been posted overseas on government assignments by: (a) allowing those spouses who work overseas to claim the Overseas Employment Tax Credit whether they be working as Locally Engaged Staff, are self-employed, or employed by a local company in the host country; (b) allowing those spouses who end their employment in Canada in order to be with their partner at an overseas posting to be able to collect Employment Insurance benefits while overseas and immediately after repatriation to Canada, if the spouses paid Employment Insurance premiums prior to and during their overseas posting; (c) allowing those spouses who had to end careers or contracts in Canada in order to join their partner on overseas postings to gain priority status when applying for internal job postings within the federal public service, or at Crown agencies, either while overseas or after repatriation to Canada; (d) instituting a permanent pre and post-relocation program of skills and academic improvement, career counselling and job search support for spouses, including support for language training and cultural training where necessary that is at a comparable level to what federal employees receive for such postings; (e) allowing all non-reimbursable education, professional certification training and academic improvement undertaken overseas by spouses to be tax deductable; (f) immediately reviewing and instituting improvements to the Foreign Service Directives, especially those involving salary equalization payments; (g) reviewing and improving immediately the amounts of tax-free income that federal employees receive during overseas postings in order to ensure no decrease in total household income; (h) immediately improving and updating the definitions of “residency”, including “deemed resident” and “factual resident” so that the definitions are more reflective and accurate of the overseas employment circumstances of federal employees and their spouses, especially when considering the short-term and long-term tax implications for these individuals; (i) immediately harmonizing the definitions of “residency”, used by all federal departments, acts, statutes and regulations, especially these definitions that are found in the Income Tax Act and the Employment Insurance Act; (j) instituting a review of its international tax conventions and policies of their enforcement, to ensure equal benefit of the law to spouses who have waived their diplomatic immunity for the purposes of overseas employment, and to ensure an improved process of reviewing the tax consequences prior to a posting and during the posting to avoid unexpected punitive retroactive reassessments after returning to Canada and to avoid unnecessary legal proceedings; (k) allowing spouses, while posted overseas, to continue to make recorded contributions to the Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan and to make tax deductable contributions to their Registered Retirement Savings Plans and Tax Free Savings Plans, regardless of whether they have been successful at securing overseas employment; and (l) creating an Ombudsperson for spouses and their families who would serve as an independent voice and watch person on all spousal matters and would be granted authority to investigate and provide Parliament with recommendations for resolving issues, including the award of compensation for damages, for all spouses of government employees who have been posted overseas.
M-369 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Devolin (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) express its concern over the situation of citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) who have fled to China and who fear imprisonment, torture and potential execution if forcibly returned to their country; and (b) encourage the government of China to work with the international community, including Canada and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, to find a solution that respects China’s right to defend its borders and security while upholding the rights of DPRK citizens, as articulated by the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees.
M-370 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should make adoptive parents eligible under Employment Insurance in order to receive the same maternity Employment Insurance benefits as those mothers who give birth.
M-371 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should allow Canadian Forces personnel to buy back their military pension when they leave the Forces.
M-372 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Lavallée (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should broaden the mandate of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada to empower it to: (a) require that Canadian banks submit an annual statement detailing all of the bank fees charged to its clients and the resulting earnings, and that this information be made public; (b) as a priority, inquire into the issue of fees management with respect to private Automatic Teller Machines and their ownership and ensure a higher control when applicable; and (c) report annually to the Standing Committee on Finance, which can assign it a specific stewardship or investigative mandate, especially in areas deemed to involve the charging of exorbitant bank fees.
M-374 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Coady (St. John's South—Mount Pearl) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the life-saving potential of side guard protection devices and implement a national safety strategy making side guard protection devices mandatory on heavy equipment vehicles.
M-375 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should use all available means to end the human suffering in North Korea, including, but not limited to, increasing food aid to feed countless starving families, to work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to improve the quality of life of refugees, putting pressure on China to accept and not repatriate North Korean refugees and working with the International Community to stop the human rights atrocities and human trafficking.
M-376 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately implement a program to prevent Canadian veterans’ medals from being purchased with the intent of removing them from Canada.
M-379 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should explore ways of reducing energy consumption in Canada by encouraging the turning off of lights and using retrofits.
M-380 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend Veterans Independence Program benefits to all Allied war veterans living in Canada who require care and are 80 years of age or older.
M-381 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with provincial and territorial organizations to create a new skilled trade worker immigration program that will enable foreign certified trades people who meet Canadian standards the certification they need to work in the province of their choice at the same time as they are issued their work visa.
M-382 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) introduce mandatory labelling requirements for consumer goods that contain ingredients that pose a hazard to short or long-term health, such as carcinogenicity, reproductive toxicity or mutagenicity; and (b) require that easily recognizable, standardized symbols be clearly displayed on the packaging of consumer products containing potentially hazardous ingredients.
M-383 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the international community to put pressure on the Government of the People’s Republic of China to authorize the safe passage of North Korean refugees to South Korea.
M-384 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately rescind the provisions included in the Budget Implementation Act, 2009, namely those which have allowed wages negotiated under collective agreements to be rolled back, and have changed the provisions of the Act governing pay equity which were consistent with the right to equal pay for equal work.
M-385 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — That, in the opinion of the House, in order to remain in compliance with Canada's ratification of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, the government should revoke the provision of April 17, 2009, which downgrades or strips away the citizenship status of the children and grand children of expatriated Canadians and adoptive families.
M-389 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Paquette (Joliette) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce an amendment to the Employment Insurance Act increasing the maximum number of weeks that special benefits may be paid in the case of illness, injury or quarantine from fifteen weeks to fifty.
M-390 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Fast (Abbotsford) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should encourage a reduction of unnecessary packaging based on the draft report of the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment from February 2009.
M-392 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should adopt the recommendations of the Civilian Peace Service Canada (CPSC) Development Committee by: (a) accepting the constructive role civilians with peace building expertise can play in advising government on alternatives to military approaches to resolution of conflict; (b) entering into discussions with the CPSC Development Committee to further develop the concept of a CPSC; (c) developing and refining an assessment, training and accreditation program for peace professionals; (d) delivering two pilot training programs to test the concept and the training; (e) determining how Canada, through the CPSC and in consideration of a federal Department of Peace, can best contribute to sustainable peace in Canada and abroad; and (f) reporting back to the House on progress towards implementing these recommendations within six months of the passage of this motion.
M-393 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should instruct the Health Council of Canada to: (a) study the need to amend the Canada Health Act to reflect technological developments, the changing roles of health care professionals and the health care needs of Canadians; (b) seek input from provinces, territories and interested stakeholders in these areas; and (c) report its findings to the government.
M-394 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the de-listing of medicare coverage for medically necessary sex reassignment surgery (SRS), and related therapies, violates the accessibility and comprehensiveness criteria of the Canada Health Act, and the government should take immediate steps to ensure appropriate health care is accessible across Canada to transsexual and transgender persons.
M-395 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should adopt the principle of energy security as a central component of Canada's national defence policy.
M-396 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider the advisability of expanding the Veterans Affairs funeral and burial program in order to include all qualified modern day veterans.
M-397 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary actions to increase the transparency of so-called interchange fees charged to merchants by credit card companies and should regulate increases in these fees to ensure that merchants and consumers are not subject to arbitrary or excessive rate hikes.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — June 8, 2009
M-398 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize and promote the internationally-accepted fundamental rights of human beings at work by ratifying the International Labour Organization’s Forced Labour Convention Number 29 which prohibits all forms of forced or compulsory labour.
M-399 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should join the majority of International Labour Organization (ILO) member states by ratifying all of the ILO’s core conventions, including: (a) Forced Labour Convention Number 29 which prohibits all forms of forced or compulsory labour; (b) Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention Number 98 which provides that workers shall enjoy adequate protection against acts of anti-union discrimination as well as the right to negotiate their terms and conditions of employment by means of collective agreements; and (c) Minimum Age Convention Number 138 which sets the general minimum age for employment or work at not less than the age of completion of compulsory schooling and, in any case, not less than 15 years or 13 years for light work.
M-400 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should appoint a special envoy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to address the humanitarian crisis in the DRC.
M-402 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, rather than deploying Canadian CF-18 fighter bombers to Afghanistan, the government should support a diplomatic end to the conflict in Afghanistan, and bring Canadian troops home.
M-403 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Layton (Toronto—Danforth) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately join the International Renewable Energy Agency and also should devote substantial resources and expertise to the work of this agency.
M-404 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact a review of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, its mandate and its activities with respect to broadcasting in Canada.
M-405 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) prohibit the testing, commercial release or any other introduction of genetically modified wheat into Canada; and (b) prohibit the importation of genetically modified or genetically modified contaminated wheat into Canada.
M-406 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — That, in the opinion of the House, with regard to the Chinese Head Tax and Chinese Exclusion Act, the government should: (a) apologize and issue a letter of acknowledgment to recognize the suffering of individual Chinese Canadians, their families and the entire Chinese Canadian community that resulted from this legislation, including the emotional and financial hardship and the forced separation of families; (b) award individual financial redress of a minimum amount of $21,000 per certificate to surviving Head Tax payers or to their surviving spouses and of a minimum of $10,000 per certificate to surviving first generation children if the Head Tax payer and spouse is deceased; and (c) implement a community or collective redress focusing on projects related to the experience of the Head Tax payers and families and which respects the principles of transparency, accountability and the strong participation of the Chinese Canadian community.
M-407 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should initiate the process outlined by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to establish Burns Bog in Delta, British Columbia as a World Heritage Site in recognition of this cultural and environmental landmark.
M-408 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide tax incentives to individuals and companies that purchase electric vehicles or components, and companies that build or install recharging units for electric vehicles, in order to lower the cost and increase the number of electric vehicles sold and operated in Canada.
M-409 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately mandate two Members of Parliament, one from the governing party and one from the official opposition party, to begin discussions with representatives of the Turks and Caicos Islands in establishing a framework in order to determine areas of enhanced partnership in trade, social and economic development.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Goldring (Edmonton East) — June 22, 2009
M-410 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should draft and implement a plan of action for addressing human trafficking in Canada for the period leading up to, during and beyond the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, to reduce the sexual exploitation of vulnerable individuals in Canada, and as a follow-up to the United Nations' Palermo Protocol signed by Canada in 2000 and ratified in 2002.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — August 13, 2009
M-411 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That in recognition of the Standing Joint Committee on Library of Parliament’s recommendation for the review of the effectiveness of the position of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, the House recognize the importance of the office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer in ensuring accountability and to that end call on the government to enact legislation that ensures the office of Parliamentary Budget Officer is independent of the Library of Parliament, the executive or any other branch, is answerable to Parliament only and receives adequate and sustained resources to continue its important work.
M-413 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Harris (St. John's East) — That, in the opinion of the House, given both the increasing air and marine traffic and increased industrial activity off the east coast of Newfoundland as well as previous recommendations by independent investigations of Search and Rescue (SAR), the Department of National Defense should upgrade Search and Rescue capabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador by providing for at least one fully equipped and fully staffed SAR helicopter at St. John’s in addition to the existing SAR capability at Gander and Goose Bay and further that the Gander SAR crewing should be increased to permit 24-hour per day on-duty coverage and thereby provide improved response times.
M-414 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Harris (St. John's East) — That, in the opinion of the House, taxation on necessary homecare services financially penalizes those suffering from illness or disability, and the provision of homecare services deemed necessary by a physician should be exempted from the Goods and Services Tax or Harmonized Sales Tax, whichever may be applicable.
M-415 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish an independent panel to conduct a comprehensive review of Canada’s firearms legislation and regulation, with a mandate to: (a) conduct consultations with groups and individuals, including but not limited to the following, (i) law enforcement agencies, (ii) hunters, trappers, farmers and other legitimate users of rifles and shotguns, (iii) victims’ groups, (iv) First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, (v) women’s groups, (vi) experts in the legal, public safety and public health fields, (vii) provinces, territories and municipalities; (b) study measures to ensure selective screening to better target possible offenders, curb the illegal traffic of handguns, stop gangs from obtaining weapons, and make our streets safer; (c) study measures to address longstanding issues regarding the implementation, licensing and overall effectiveness of the existing long gun registry; and (d) report to Parliament with recommendations for legislative and regulatory changes.
M-416 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare the day of July 11 as Srebrenica Remembrance Day and the week of July 11 as Bosnia and Herzegovina Tribute Week in memorial of the Srebrenica Massacre of July 1995, in which more than 8,000 Bosniak civilians were executed under the policy of ethnic cleansing, the worst act of genocide in Europe since the Second World War, and 30,000 others were expelled from their homes by Serbian forces.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) and Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 6, 2009
M-417 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) encourage G8 governments to support primary health care programs in developing countries that prioritize women and children by increasing aid to these programs by at least $15 billion a year by 2010; (b) promote adherence to G8 commitments to improve food security and sustainable agriculture and increase funding to nutritional interventions, particularly for children; (c) maintain its commitments to double aid by 2010; and (d) in the long run, establish concrete plans for Canada to meet, and ideally surpass, the average giving level of donor countries.
M-418 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Canada Pension Plan to ensure that all professional firefighters achieve a minimum pension of 70 percent of their pre-retirement income and allow firefighters earlier access to Canada Pension Plan benefits.
M-419 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) review existing shortfalls with the National Building Code that impact firefighter safety; (b) write into the National Building Code that first responder safety is a core requirement for the Code; and (c) direct the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes to pursue Standards Council of Canada accreditation for the National Building Code development process.
M-420 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish a mechanism for independent third-party investigations of firefighter line of duty deaths to determine the specific causes of a firefighter fatality; (b) make recommendations that would prevent similar tragedies; and (c) make the results of the investigation widely available to all fire safety and public safety stakeholders.
M-421 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a national public safety officer compensation benefit to recognize the sacrifice made by a fallen public safety officer in the amount of $300,000 and function as a direct, indexed benefit to the officer's family.
M-422 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend the designation of “public safety occupation” under the Income Tax Act to civilian personnel of police services that are assigned public safety duties.
M-424 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Guimond (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an assistance plan for private woodlot owners that includes a registered sylvicultural savings plan and an amendment to the tax rules recognizing management plans as proof of reasonable expectation of profit so that woodlot management expenses are deductible under section 31 of the Income Tax Act; and that the government study the possibility of implementing an interest and principal payment holiday so that wood producers can retain their assets despite the financial difficulties they are facing.
M-425 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize its constitutional duty to protect Canadian citizens abroad; (b) enact legislation to ensure the consistent and non-discriminatorily provision of consular services to all Canadians in distress; and (c) create an independent ombudsperson’s office responsible for monitoring the government’s performance and ordering the Minister of Foreign Affairs to give protection to a Canadian in distress if the Minister otherwise refuses protection.
M-426 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should calculate Employment Insurance eligibility and benefit payments using net farm income amounts rather than gross farm income amounts for farmers who pay into the Employment Insurance program through off-farm employment.
M-427 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should set standards for imported food that are equal to the standards that apply to domestically produced food.
M-428 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should improve interjurisdictional cooperation between federal and provincial departments involved in the wildlife management and conservation.
M-429 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to create grizzly bear priority areas for each population unit to protect and connect high quality habitat for grizzly bears.
M-430 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to introduce seasonal measures on relevant road and railway routes to reduce the deaths of large mammal species caused by human activity.
M-431 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the GST New Housing Rebate should be applied to all new homes up to the first $500,000 of the home's selling price.
M-432 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should engage in a public review of the Public Service Superannuation Act with respect to survivor benefits.
M-433 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should grant Canadian citizenship to the grandchildren of Canadians serving the Crown abroad if these children are born outside of Canada.
M-434 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Dhalla (Brampton—Springdale) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should officially apologize in the House of Commons to the Indo-Canadian community and to the individuals impacted in the 1914 Komagata Maru incident and officially designate May 23 as a day of commemoration.
M-435 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should add to the Treasury Board Secretariat’s Directive on the sale or transfer of Surplus Real Property: (a) an additional bullet point to the Purpose section stating “the greatest possible social, environmental, and local-economic net benefit in the future use of the property”; (b) a Directive requirement under section 6 to conduct a full Triple Bottom Line assessment of the social, environmental, and local-economic benefits and costs of all sales and transfers of surplus federal property, through a points-based evaluative system that ensures the greatest public value in the future use of that property; and (c) under section 8, Guidance and Tools, a reference to the Triple Bottom Line assessment matrix used in the September 2004 Request for Proposals for the Victoria Dockside Lands project.
M-436 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately move to publish the revised regulations governing animal transportation under the Health of Animals Act.
M-437 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate May 29 as the "National Day of the Honey Bee".
M-439 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act to give preferred status to pension, health and long term disability plan deficits and unpaid severance above any unsecured creditors.
M-440 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should prioritize the retrofitting of its buildings to invest in creating green-collar jobs, lowering Canada's carbon footprint and realizing savings on energy costs.
M-441 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) immediately end the requirement for government and privately sponsored refugees to pay the costs of their travel to Canada for resettlement; (b) institute a program to pay these costs for government and privately sponsored refugees; and (c) immediately forgive all outstanding refugee travel loans.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) and Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — March 26, 2010
M-442 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should award citizenship retroactively to the remaining “Lost Canadians”, as well as to each and any of their offspring, including to: (a) Peter Brammah, Jackie Scott, and Marion Vermeersch (born respectively in the United Kingdom; combined file Nos. 2742137 and 3430359); (b) Brian Clark (born in the United Kingdom; file No. 3279141); (c) May Lin DeHaan (born in the United States in 1961); (d) Paul Dieklemann (born in the United States on October 6, 1932; file No. 52837664); (e) Lisa Evans (born in the United States); (f) Arch Ford (born in the United States in 1945); (g) Marcel Gélinas (born in Montreal in 1922); (h) Kyle Lopez (born on April 12, 1983); (i) Jan Makins (file No. 2613315); (j) Ian Monroe (born in Scotland); (k) Kasey Elisabeth Neal (file No. 87669792); (l) Holly Marie Rabagliati and Lucy Isabelle Rabagliati (born respectively in the United Kingdom on May 24, 1973 and October 9, 2008; combined file No. 2331328); (m) Elizabeth Elaine Raichle (née McCready; born on July 4, 1994; file No. 1707304CRS); (n) Bob Russell (born in the United States in 1960); and (o) posthumously, Guy Vallière, who died in February 2009 and to whom the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration had publically promised to grant citizenship retroactively.
M-443 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Harris (St. John's East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately eliminate the interest on the federal portion of the student loans, provided through the Canada Student Loans Program, as part of a comprehensive strategy to deal with both the accessibility to post-secondary education and student debt relief.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-445 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Szabo (Mississauga South) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to enact an amendment to Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to specifically entrench the right of access to information in the custody of or under the control of the government.
M-446 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately introduce comprehensive legislation, regulations and policies to address human trafficking, including child trafficking, in both its international and domestic manifestations and that such measures should include: (a) establishing a special investigation task force linked to provincial, federal and international agencies involved in preventing and prosecuting human trafficking, with a mandate to investigate, track and prosecute traffickers and locate the victims of trafficking; and (b) ensuring high quality and comprehensive support services to victims of human trafficking by locating victims, providing culturally competent services, and establishing coordinated reintegration services and programs for those who have been trafficked.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — October 20, 2009
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 23, 2009
M-447 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately introduce comprehensive legislation with regard to human trafficking and child trafficking that incorporates the recommendations of the Canadian Council for Refugees Proposal for Legislative Amendment to Protect Trafficked Persons and that this legislation should include: (a) establishing a temporary protection permit for trafficked persons which allows for an application for permanent residence and provides the same health, work and study permit benefits as are available to refugee claimants; (b) clear criteria for determining that a person has been trafficked with generous criteria for determining that a child has been trafficked; (c) ensuring that children who are thought to have been trafficked are immediately placed with child protection services and receive comprehensive benefits including counseling; (d) clear guidelines and limitations on interactions with law enforcement officials; e) eligibility for permanent residence for trafficked persons by means of a special class; (f) ensuring that trafficked children are given permanent protection in Canada unless it is clearly demonstrated that it is not in their interest to remain in Canada; and (g) an exemption for trafficked persons from prosecution for offences related to their entry into Canada and from requirements for detention.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 23, 2009
M-448 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) review and address existing shortfalls with the National Building Code that impact fire safety; (b) ensure that first responder safety is a core requirement written into the National Building Code; and (c) direct the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes to pursue Standards Council of Canada accreditation for the National Building Code development process.
M-449 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a mechanism for independent third-party investigations of firefighter line of duty deaths that would: (a) determine the specific cause of a fatality; (b) make recommendations to prevent similar tragedies; and (c) make the results of investigations available to all fire service and public safety stakeholders.
M-450 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Cannis (Scarborough Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support the international campaign to reopen the Orthodox Theological Institute in Halki, Turkey; (b) recognize that the Institute is a significant part of not only the Orthodox faith, but also world culture; and (c) denounce its closure as a direct violation of the international democratic principle of freedom of religion.
M-451 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish an independent judicial inquiry on the sockeye salmon crisis under the Federal Inquiry Act.
M-452 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That the House call upon the government for new immigration policies to ensure the successful application for permanent residence in Canada for child care and home care workers, and that such policies should: (a) recognize the significant demand and urgent need for such workers in Canada; (b) establish child care and home care workers as a priority class for immigration purposes; (c) expedite the processing for permanent residence in Canada of qualified applicants who have the appropriate education, skills and experience to work in these fields; (d) ensure that successful applicants and their accompanying spouses and children are landed in Canada as permanent residents; (e) ensure the recognition of the education and experience of nurses and health care professionals from the Philippines; and (f) allow for the immediate transition to unqualified permanent resident status for live-in care givers already in Canada during a period of transition.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — November 5, 2009
M-453 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the repayment of medical student loans should be deferred until residency training ends.
M-454 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to increase the number of medical student places in Canadian universities to 3000 by the year 2011.
M-455 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces and professional medical associations to develop and implement a national health human resources plan to address the critical shortage of health care workers.
M-456 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a formula for sharing the security costs for visiting former heads of state and dignitaries when these visits take place at the invitation of for-profit organizations or for for-profit events, and that the majority of the costs be assumed by the organizations or individuals organizing the event.
M-457 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enter into negotiations with other national governments with a view to entering into treaties that mutually recognize the educational and professional credentials of their respective citizens.
M-458 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a refundable tax credit for membership dues paid to veterans’ organizations, including branches of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada Association, and urge municipal governments across Canada to exempt such organizations from property taxes in order to show its appreciation and support for the community service provided by veterans’ organizations.
M-461 — March 3, 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 faced by flax farmers: (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) desist from any future approvals, and re-evaluate any current approvals, for confined release of genetically engineered alfalfa; (c) re-evaluate the government's existing approval for unconfined release of genetically engineered alfalfa; and (d) 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.
M-462 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Rafferty (Thunder Bay—Rainy River) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should give immediate notice to the Government of Ontario that it no longer plans to introduce legislative measures to enable the implementation of a harmonized sales tax (HST) and that it plans to cancel its $4.3 billion offer to establish the HST in that province.
M-463 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That the House endorse the principle of the establishment of a Department of Peace as part of the structure of the federal government and cabinet with a mandate to advocate for the non-violent resolution of conflict at home and abroad, the professionalization of peace work by Canadians, and the development of a culture of peace in Canada and internationally.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Layton (Toronto—Danforth) — December 3, 2009
Ms. Ratansi (Don Valley East) and Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — June 1, 2010
Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — June 15, 2010
M-464 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the province of British Columbia, local communities, and relevant stakeholders to extend the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada to include the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail and other adjacent areas extending to Jordan River to form the Greater Pacific Rim National Park.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — November 20, 2009
M-465 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should give immediate notice to the Government of British Columbia that it no longer plans to introduce legislative measures to enable the implementation of a harmonized sales tax (HST) and that it plans to cancel its $1.6 billion offer to establish the HST in that province.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Savoie (Victoria) — September 30, 2010
M-466 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, as the various waterways known as the “Northwest Passage” are historic internal waters of Canada that have been used and occupied by the Inuit of Canada since time immemorial: (a) the “Northwest Passage” would appropriately be replaced by a term that both (i) underscores the reality that these waters are Canadian and (ii) recognizes the central importance of Inuit use and occupation and of Inuit language and culture; (b) the House invite the Inuit Heritage Trust, as established by the 1993 Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, and in association with the Governments of Nunavut, Northwest and Yukon Territories, and other parties as may be appropriate, to identify, as soon as practicable, an Inuktitut-based term for the passage that incorporates and promotes these two realities; and (c) the House reconsider this matter further following that review.
M-468 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should act upon the promise made by the Prime Minister during the 2006 election campaign and the recommendation of the Agent Orange Association of Canada Inc. and use the remaining unused portion of funding, approximately $48 million, previously allocated for ex-gratia payments to the victims of Agent Orange, to: (a) conduct an independent inquiry into the use of herbicides such as Agent Orange, Agent Purple, and Agent White, at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown from 1956 to 1984; and (b) conduct medical testing of any person who may have been exposed to the use of such herbicides at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown from 1956 to 1984.
M-469 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That the House urge the Minister of Finance to take all necessary steps to immediately bring forward an amendment to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in an effort to provide those with a financial stake in a company pension plan with the appropriate protection in the event their employer becomes insolvent.
M-470 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That the House urge the Minister of Finance to take all necessary steps to immediately bring forward an amendment to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act in an effort to provide those drawing from long-term disability benefits, which have been awarded due to past employment, with the appropriate protections in the event their employer becomes insolvent.
M-471 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of National Revenue should consult with self-employed workers and other stakeholders on possible amendments to current regulatory and legislative policies, including the interpretation bulletins published by the Canada Revenue Agency, that require self-employed workers to be taxed at a higher rate than small businesses, specifically, the Minister should examine the possibility of: (a) amending subsection 125(7) of the Income Tax Act to include a provision under which a business would not be defined as a “personal services business” if there were a clear “supplier-client” service contract in effect rather than an “employee-employer” contract, regardless of the number of workers employed by the supplier; (b) to amend the Income Tax Act to define a “supplier-client” service contract as one that (i) describes the specific deliverables that the supplier is to provide to the client and stipulates that under no circumstances do the parties intend to establish an employer-employee relationship, (ii) stipulates that neither party may have access to benefits provided by the other’s human resources unit, including employee benefits, promotions, training, and career planning; (c) to amend the Income Tax Act to establish a separate tax rate for self-employed workers equal to the tax rate for small businesses; (d) to amend the Income Tax Act and the relevant interpretation bulletins to establish clear and specific criteria for determining whether an individual is a self-employed worker or an employee of another company, with a view to preventing two self-employed workers in identical situations from being classified in different categories by the Minister of National Revenue; (e) to amend the Income Tax Act to include a provision requiring the Canada Revenue Agency to review simultaneously the circumstances of a self-employed worker and those of a business for which this worker is providing a service when the Agency is conducting an investigation to determine whether the self-employed worker is or is not acting under a “supplier-client” service contract or an “employer-employee” contract; and (f) to ensure that these and any other related amendments apply retroactively from 2002.
M-472 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bevington (Western Arctic) — That, in the opinion of the House, if before two years have passed in the time period set out in subsection 56.1(2) of the Canada Elections Act, when either the government has lost the confidence of the majority of the Members of the House, or the government chooses to request dissolution of the House, that the Governor General should consult with the leaders of the opposition parties before determining whether to dissolve the House.
M-473 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commence inquires and amend relevant legislation or regulations as may be required to forthwith prevent the delisting and subsequent closure, for which notice was given by Canadian National, of 53 designated producer car loading sites in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta and the removal of the shunt lines providing service to such sites, for such period of time that the government, in its opinion and in consultation with all stakeholders, determines advisable and in the best interest of all concerned.
M-474 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should restore the Canadian International Development Agency funding to the Canadian human rights organisations KAIROS and Alternatives.
M-475 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, as part of the Long-Term Vision and Plan for the Parliamentary Precinct, a major room in the House of Commons portion of the Centre Block should be designated the “Aboriginal Room” to celebrate the rich heritage and cultures given expression in aboriginal art, and that up to one million dollars should be set aside to procure art and artifacts produced by Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis to adorn this room.
M-476 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the National Aboriginal Advisory Committee (NAAC) should review the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) governance structure and resources allocated to ensure the timely implementation the CSC's Strategic Plan for Aboriginal Corrections; that the NAAC should examine the capacity of the Correctional Service to monitor progress on key correctional performance indicators, including transfers, segregation, discipline, temporary absences, work releases, detention referrals, delayed parole reviews, suspensions, and revocations of conditional releases; and that the Minister of Public Safety should immediately direct the CSC to appoint a deputy commissioner for aboriginal corrections.
M-477 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the report entitled “Human Rights in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab Territories: Report of the Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict” (The Goldstone Report) published on September 15, 2009, is the product of an exhaustive and non-biased fact-finding mission that fulfilled its mandate and that the government should support the Goldstone Report and its recommendations.
M-478 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should make regulations banning the use of dental amalgam restorations containing mercury and work quickly, with the provinces, to facilitate and encourage the use of alternatives such as composite or porcelain restorations.
M-479 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should formally request that the Nobel Foundation create a specific Nobel Prize to reward outstanding contributions in ecology and environmental sustainability.
M-480 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Allison (Niagara West—Glanbrook) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to extend property rights to Canadians.
M-481 — March 3, 2010 — Mrs. Mendes (Brossard—La Prairie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should urge other G8 and G20 members, during their upcoming meetings to be held in Canada in June 2010, to increase their support for small-scale, sustainable agriculture in the Global South.
M-482 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should commit to establishing an effective rail network connecting all of North Eastern Ontario through the revitalization of rail infrastructure and services that support both a sustainable freight industry and passenger service, and should report back to the House within six months on its progress.
M-484 — March 3, 2010 — Ms. Guarnieri (Mississauga East—Cooksville) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should declare 2010 to be Canada’s year of the Olympian.
M-485 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) immediately end the requirement for government and privately sponsored refugees to pay the costs of their travel to Canada for resettlement; and (b) immediately forgive all outstanding refugee travel loans.
M-486 — March 4, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should re-instate the Co-ordination of Access to Information Requests System, under the authority of Public Works and Government Services Canada, which was shutdown on April 1, 2008.
M-487 — March 4, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, a thorough investigation should be conducted into the possible health hazards caused to DNA by terahertz full body scanners, and that any decision to widely implement the devices in Canadian airports for security screening purposes should be halted until the report is made available to Parliament and reviewed.
M-488 — March 4, 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.
M-489 — March 8, 2010 — Mr. Malhi (Bramalea—Gore—Malton) — That, in the opinion of the House, in relation to sponsorship, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration should: (a) strengthen the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to protect Canadians from its misuse by foreign nationals; and (b) extend the sponsorship period from three years to five years and make it applicable to both the sponsor and the sponsored in the category of relationships.
M-490 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) appoint an independent committee to undertake an investigation into the cancellation of the Canadian HIV Vaccine Initiative (CHVI); (b) explore the possible overlap between the International Centre for Infectious Diseases, which was bidding for CHVI, and the Level 5 Laboratory; and (c) have the authorities necessary to hear from all those impacted by the decision as well as outside experts members of the evaluating committee and government representatives.
M-491 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) confirm its commitment to improving the quality of life for all persons with brain disease, disorder or injury, and their caregivers; (b) develop an annual education and awareness month (March), ensuring research, prevention, treatment and support are universally accessible and fully funded, and enhancing education and awareness among the general public; and (c) recognize all Canadians living with chronic brain disease, express gratitude to their family members and friends, and salute the health care, community service and voluntary sector professionals who provide assistance to those afflicted, and the researchers who continue to work to find cures and improve treatments.
M-492 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop a National Brain Strategy with an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, holistic approach to understanding and addressing brain conditions, and with integrated strategies designed to help those with brain conditions live to their full potential.
M-493 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should start an independent investigation into the 2009 spring wave of H1N1 in Aboriginal communities to: (a) map the spread of the H1N1 influenza virus among Aboriginal communities in spring 2009; (b) identify levels of pandemic preparedness in affected communities before the arrival of the H1N1 virus, and whether or not communities had tested pandemic influenza plans, and sufficient human health resources and supplies; (c) determine social-environmental conditions, particularly adequate sanitation, potable water, and numbers of people and rooms per household in affected communities; (d) investigate the health impacts of the wave, specifically, the hospitalizations, intensive care unit (ICU) stays and deaths; (e) identify the average time from symptoms to treatment in affected communities, especially for those who required hospitalizations and ICU stays, or those who died; (f) determine how underlying health conditions impacted health outcomes; (g) develop a detailed timeline of federal, provincial and territorial response; and (h) identify necessary investments so that communities have the required human health resources and supplies, potable water and sanitation, and the ability to put social-distancing measures in place.
M-494 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish an independent pandemic-influenza-response working group, including members from the full range of health responders across Canada, that would: (a) review the H1N1 response, including collaboration with the provinces and territories, manufacture of the vaccine and distribution to Canadians; (b) develop a strategy and plan investment in areas including disease surveillance, hospital surge capacity, laboratory testing capacity, public health workforce and vaccine production capacity; (c) foster accountability in the use of public funds for pandemic preparedness; and (d) inform the government of necessary action during a possible third wave of pandemic influenza.
M-495 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish a Canadian climatic impacts and adaptation centre; (b) provide comprehensive climatic and climatic impacts databases to stakeholders; (c) develop a climate change, impacts, adaptation and mitigation clearinghouse; (d) provide relevant, technical information to decision-makers; (e) provide stakeholders with climate change and projected impacts information; (f) design support tools that allow the use of climate information in stakeholders' short-term and long-term planning; (g) facilitate access to climate experts for technical assistance in the use of climate data; and (h) recommend and evaluate adaptation and mitigation strategies.
M-496 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish a Canadian Arctic, Beaufort Sea and Northwest Passage climate change adaptation planning and response program; (b) provide assistance to vulnerable areas to develop climate change adaptation plans; (c) safeguard communities from melting permafrost and concomitant damage to infrastructure; and (d) provide financial and technical assistance and training to enable vulnerable areas to implement plans.
M-497 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) establish a science advisory board to provide advice and recommendations on the domestic and international impacts of climate change on public health; (b) publish a national strategic action plan to assist health professionals to prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change on public health in Canada and other nations; (c) update the plan regularly to reflect new information; and (d) ensure the development of regional strategic plans by local public health units.
M-498 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) tackle the health inequities between Aboriginal citizens in Canada and the general Canadian population through political commitment and investment, based on the principle of “closing the gap in a generation”; (b) develop and invest in strategies with achievable goals that are focussed on well-studied health inequities; (c) periodically review strategies to ensure that they meet their identified goals; and (d) immediately invest in adequate, safe housing, sufficient water supply, and other basic, necessary infrastructure.
M-499 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) immediately take action on the disparity in health and well-being between Aboriginal children and other Canadian children by ensuring policies, funding and service delivery models promote equal access to all children; (b) improve coordination between federal, provincial/territorial and Aboriginal governance systems for health care funding and delivery; (c) ensure culturally appropriate, community-based healthcare; (d) improve child immunization rates in order to reduce rates of vaccine-preventable diseases; and (e) take action to reduce teenage fertility rates and suicide rates.
M-500 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) confirm its commitment to improving the current and future health of all children; and (b) develop an annual education and awareness month (September), (i) recognizing and decreasing childhood and adolescent obesity prevalence in Canada, (ii) raising public awareness and mobilizing governments, business, communities, health care, non-governmental organizations, schools and Canadians to observe the month with appropriate activities and programs promoting healthy eating and physical activity.
M-501 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) develop a national strategy to reduce childhood and adolescent obesity by 10% by 2015; (b) evaluate existing programs designed to prevent obesity in children and adolescents to determine their effectiveness, and the feasibility of replicating the programs in other locations; (c) identify how the federal government can partner and invest in local initiatives to reduce obesity rates; and (d) periodically assess the programs to ensure that they meet their identified goals.
M-502 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the last year of the United Nations’ Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence and commit to the global movement for a culture of peace; and (b) encourage artists, educational institutions, non-governmental organizations and religious bodies to support the Decade (2001-2010) for the benefit of every child of the world.
M-503 — March 9, 2010 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) give priority to poverty eradication in assistance programs and budgets; (b) take action on the second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008 to 2017); and (c) take action on internationally agreed development goals on poverty reduction, including the Millennium Development Goals.
M-504 — March 12, 2010 — Ms. Bennett (St. Paul's) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should proclaim November 17 National Youth Homelessness Awareness Day.
M-506 — March 15, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend section 29 of the Copyright Act in such a way as to expand the Fair Dealing provisions of the act, specifically by deleting section 29 and inserting the following: “29. Fair dealing of a copyrighted work for purposes such as research, private study, criticism, news reporting or review, is not an infringement of copyright. 29.1 In determining whether the dealing made of a work in any particular case is fair dealing, the factors to be considered shall include: (a) the purpose of the dealing; (b) the character of the dealing; (c) the amount of the dealing; (d) alternatives to the dealing; (e) the nature of the work; and (f) the effect of the dealing on the work.”.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — March 18, 2010
M-507 — March 25, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should prohibit the payment of Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement payments to individuals serving life sentences for multiple murders, except where the individual is released from prison, and allocate the proceeds to a Victims Compensation Program administered by the provinces.
M-508 — March 31, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should appoint a royal commission under the terms of the Inquiries Act to carry out a full and impartial investigation on the growth of excessive violence in amateur sports.
M-510 — April 8, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with its international partners to create a Global Fund for Maternal and Child Health.
M-511 — April 8, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with provincial and territorial governments to create a fund, entitled the Catastrophic Drug Fund, to assist Canadian patients in need, and to pay for the prescribed pharmaceuticals and medical devices they need for their care.
M-512 — April 8, 2010 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work in partnership with non-governmental organizations to launch a national strategy on childhood injury prevention, in order to prevent accidents that harm our children and youth.
M-516 — April 14, 2010 — Mr. Rickford (Kenora) — That, in the opinion of the House, in order to ensure the long-term ecological and economic vitality of the Lake of the Woods and Rainy River Basin, the governments of Canada and the United States should continue to foster trans-jurisdictional coordination and collaboration on science and management activities to enhance and restore water quality in the Lake of the Woods and Rainy River Basin, by working with the International Joint Commission to expand the mandate of the International Rainy River Water Pollution Board to include Lake of the Woods.
M-520 — April 22, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should increase the maximum Canada Pension Plan death benefit amount to $3,500.
M-521 — April 27, 2010 — Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize firefighters as part of Canada's critical infrastructure and ensure that firefighters have priority access to vaccines and antivirals during an influenza pandemic.
M-522 — May 3, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, November 12, which coincides with the anniversary of the unveiling of the Charter for Compassion, should be recognized nationally as Charter for Compassion Day, in tribute to Karen Armstrong’s commitment to international, interfaith, and multilingual bridging work.
M-523 — May 3, 2010 — Mr. Bains (Mississauga—Brampton South) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should draft and implement an action plan to combat human trafficking in order to protect the most vulnerable in Canada from sexual exploitation, and that this plan should include: (a) a focus on prevention, the protection of victims and the prosecution of those who are involved in the trafficking of persons; (b) a public awareness campaign and enhanced training for Crown employees who may come into contact with trafficked victims; (c) changes to the immigration system to make it easier for victims of human trafficking to be granted Temporary Resident Permits; (d) additional resources for the RCMP which enable it to launch and coordinate multi-jurisdictional investigations of potential trafficking cases; and (e) coordination with provincial and territorial governments as well as foreign governments to address the causes of trafficking.
M-524 — May 5, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately invest sufficient funds in research to provide solutions that prevent oil spills from drilling rigs and shipping accidents in Arctic waters with ice flows and icebergs, and that this research should also include the technology to effectively clean up oil spills in a timely manner in the conditions of Arctic waters, including ice flows and under a frozen Arctic Ocean.
M-525 — May 5, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to review the rules and practices of the House in relation to the financial prerogative of the Crown, with a view to assess the usefulness of allowing debate and committee examination of Private Members’ bills that require a Royal Recommendation; that it consider the advisability of amending the Standing Orders so as to ensure that such Private Members’ bills are not included in the Order of Precedence unless a Royal Recommendation is provided; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within three months of the adoption of this order.
M-526 — May 10, 2010 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the month of June be officially recognized as National Brain Injury Awareness Month.
M-527 — May 10, 2010 — Mr. Weston (Saint John) — That, in the opinion of the House, moving the Canadian Blood Services facility from Saint John, New Brunswick, to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, would have negative consequences for New Brunswick health care delivery, and the House encourages the Board of Directors of Canadian Blood Services to take into consideration the recommendations made by the non-partisan task force in their report to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick titled “Reversal of Canadian Blood Services’ decision to consolidate blood production services to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia”.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Murphy (Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe) — May 13, 2010
M-528 — May 11, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Sault Ste. Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Income Tax Act to make the Disability Tax Credit fully refundable to all eligible claimants in an amount equal to the maximum current credit value, with full indexation for cost-of-living increases.
M-529 — May 12, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact measures in order to: (a) grant a 100 percent Good and Services Tax rebate to the health care sector, including, but not limited to, (i) doctors, (ii) publicly-funded not-for-profit hospitals, (iii) long term care facilities, (iv) home and community care services; and (b) exempt hospitals from remitting the Goods and Services Tax collected in and on hospital property to the Canada Revenue Agency, including, but not limited to, tax collected from (i) parking lots, (ii) cafeterias, (iii) gift shops, (iv) coffee shops, and that these funds be instead remitted to the appropriate hospital foundation to be used for the purchase of medical equipment.
M-530 — May 12, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement a visa waiver program for Taiwanese citizens coming to Canada, in response to Taiwan's decision to waive visa requirements for Canadian visitors.
M-531 — May 12, 2010 — Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should extend to medical residents interest relief and postpone debt repayment under the Canada Student Loans Program until the completion of their post-graduate training period.
M-532 — May 12, 2010 — Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact a regulation pursuant to paragraph 53(1)(b) of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act establishing an investment policy for the Canada Pension Plan prohibiting investments in the tobacco industry and requiring the Canada Pension Plan to divest itself of existing tobacco holdings.
M-533 — May 13, 2010 — Mr. Thibeault (Sudbury) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce regulations that would protect consumers from being charged excessive transaction fees by private or white label banking machines, require the companies operating these machines to be registered and create industry standards for accountability, and that these regulations be phased in within six months of receiving the House's support.
M-534 — May 20, 2010 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should instruct all its future delegations to the UN Codex Commission on Food Labelling to support the ability of countries to develop their own labelling processes for genetically engineered foods.
M-535 — May 25, 2010 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take immediate action to: (a) accelerate a greater and broader participation of multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers in pilot testing and treatment programs by providing fast-track funding for surveillance, research and dissemination of findings, including providing urgent prescreening imaging services of MS sufferers; (b) work with the provinces and territories through the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health to obtain advice and evidence-based information about the effectiveness of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency treatment without delay; and (c) take a leading role, on the basis of this evidence, in encouraging the swift adoption of the procedure in territories and provinces.
M-536 — May 26, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should table legislation modelled after the United States’ Conflict Minerals Trade Act of 2009 in order to create a system of audits and import declarations that would increase transparency and help break the link between the trade in minerals from the eastern Congo and the armed groups that are involved in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the surrounding region.
M-537 — May 26, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces to promote a weekly “Turn off Your Television and Video Game Day” to encourage children and adults to get up, get out and get active.
M-538 — May 26, 2010 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the Excise Tax Act to exempt the sale of funeral services for individuals from the application of the Goods and Services Tax and the harmonized sales taxes, where funeral services means property and services that relate directly to funeral arrangements in Canada in consequence of the death of an individual.
M-539 — May 27, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That the House extend its profound sympathies to the people of South Korea and especially to the families of the 46 South Korean sailors killed during the March 26, 2010, sinking of the South Korean naval vessel Cheonan and that the House, on behalf of the people of Canada, express an unwavering commitment to stand with the people of South Korea and to support President Lee Myung-bak in his decision to react following the act of aggression by North Korea on March 26, 2010.
M-540 — May 27, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should use all available means to end the human suffering in North Korea, including, but not limited to, increasing food aid to feed starving families, working with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to improve the quality of life of refugees, putting pressure on China to accept and not repatriate North Korean refugees and working with the international community to stop the human rights atrocities and human trafficking.
M-541 — May 31, 2010 — Mr. Wallace (Burlington) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the vital role the recreational boating industry plays in Canada and its contribution of over $25 billion to the economy and the lives of over 6 million Canadian recreational boaters, their families and friends.
M-542 — May 31, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide funding for the construction of affordable housing at the Little Mountain site in Vancouver, including co-op housing, seniors' housing, housing for the disabled and affordable market housing.
M-543 — May 31, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide funding to the City of Vancouver to ensure that the Mount Pleasant pool is reconstructed and remains open for future generations.
M-544 — June 3, 2010 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop, in consultation with provinces, territories and First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, a National Suicide Prevention Strategy inspired by the multi-faceted strategies that Australia, New Zealand, the United States, England, Scotland and Wales have put in place.
M-545 — June 3, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should champion the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations.
M-546 — June 4, 2010 — Mr. Allison (Niagara West—Glanbrook) — That, in the opinion of the House, anaphylaxis is a serious concern for an increasing number of Canadians and the government should take the appropriate measures necessary to ensure these Canadians are able to maintain a high quality of life.
M-547 — June 9, 2010 — Mr. Kennedy (Parkdale—High Park) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should engage in direct diplomatic efforts, in partnership with other countries and organizations, to have the government of the Russian Federation: (a) formally recognize the murder of Polish nationals in the spring of 1940 in the Katyn Forest in Russia, the Kalinin and Kharkov prisons and elsewhere as a war crime, as defined by Article 175 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, and as a crime against the Polish state; and (b) release all documents and archives relating to this event to the Polish government at a public ceremony.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — June 10, 2010
Mr. Kania (Brampton West) and Mrs. Crombie (Mississauga—Streetsville) — June 16, 2010
M-548 — June 10, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to: (a) recoup the $2,100,000 settlement paid to the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in 1997; and (b) retract the formal apology issued to the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney in 1997.
M-549 — June 10, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Governor General should remove the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney from the Order of Canada.
M-550 — June 11, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps has been engaged in the pursuit of nuclear weapons, global terrorism, state-sanctioned incitement to genocide and mass domestic repression of human rights in Iran; and that the government should list the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity according to the Anti-Terrorism Act and related legislation, as well as take all necessary measures to apply sanctions to the group and associated individuals, including asset freezes and travel bans.
M-551 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should re-establish the Court Challenges Program in support of equality and minority rights in Canada.
M-552 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) is an impediment to peace in Uganda; and that the government should list the LRA as a terrorist entity pursuant to the Anti-Terrorism Act and related legislation, take all necessary measures to apply sanctions to the group and associated individuals, including asset freezes and travel bans, and commit to assistance for recovery and reconstruction in northern Uganda.
M-553 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop an action plan on the Prevention of Miscarriages of Justice that includes implementation of the recommendations of the 2004 Report on the Prevention of Miscarriages of Justice by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Heads of Prosecutions Committee Working Group.
M-554 — June 14, 2010 — Mr. Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should strengthen legislation to prevent the abandonment of derelict vessels along Canada’s coast by imposing stiff penalties and recovering the cost of clean-up from the registered owners, while acting immediately to remove such vessels before they become safety and environmental hazards.
M-555 — June 15, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, in consultation with the provinces and territories, support a national Legal Aid Program that provides comprehensive and sustainable civil and criminal legal aid.
M-556 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact UN Security Council Resolution 1896 to require companies under Canadian jurisdiction to practice due diligence with regards to sourcing minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region of Africa by: (a) tracking the origin of imported minerals; (b) tracking the supply chain from extraction to consumption; (c) monitoring any financial contribution to armed groups from the supply chain; (d) desisting completely from purchasing materials from which rents have been collected by illegal armed groups; and (e) devising strategies to eliminate payments to armed groups collecting rents from the supply chain.
M-557 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces and territories to provide universal dental health coverage to Canadians under the age of 18 in order to: (a) close the gap between those who presently have dental coverage and those who do not; (b) help contain rising costs for emergency dental care; (c) promote primary health by preventing dental diseases; and (d) make dental health care and oral health the right of citizenship, similar to health care.
M-558 — June 16, 2010 — Mr. Laframboise (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel) — That the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities be instructed to undertake a study of the regulation of navigation, with a view to possibly proposing limitations on the watercraft that could navigate on any given body of water, taking into account in particular, with reference to the size of the body of water, such factors as the craft’s length, maximum horsepower and number of decibels emitted, and tonnage; and that the Committee, if necessary, propose that such regulation become a capacity standard to be posted in the craft, in instruction manuals and on sales contracts.
M-560 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate June 2 of each year as Italian Heritage Day to formally recognize the sizable and ongoing contributions made to Canadian society by those individuals of Italian descent, past and present, who have opted to make their home in Canada.
M-561 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a national program for poverty prevention and independent living to provide support to Canadians over the age of 65 who express a desire to remain in their home regardless of advancing years or faltering health.
M-562 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work, in cooperation with the relevant provincial authorities, to develop and implement a national program, with linkages to up-to-date labour market information, to increase learning and employment opportunities for Canadians interested in the trades.
M-563 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish early learning centres in high risk neighbourhoods to better prepare children for a lifetime of learning and to provide hope and opportunity.
M-564 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop a national housing strategy focused on ensuring affordable housing for seniors and families through such strategies as the use of surplus federal land.
M-565 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should launch with the provinces the necessary negotiations to implement a national and voluntary Supplementary Canada Pension Plan designed to provide enhanced retirement income savings opportunities and income support for Canadian seniors, particularly those in marginalized groups such as women, rural Canadians and those required to leave the workforce for various reasons during their working life.
M-566 — September 16, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) heed the call of the September 2009 G8 International Conference on Violence Against Women to "Respect women, respect the world"; (b) implement strategies to combat violence against women, including state-sanctioned violence, the trafficking of women and mass sexual violence in armed conflict; and (c) support a comprehensive approach to the problem, including the application and implementation of the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine, the UN 2005 World Summit Outcome Document, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and related UN Security Council Resolutions.
M-567 — September 16, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) enact new stand-alone, proactive pay equity legislation and that such legislation be characterized as human rights legislation specifically by implementing the recommendations from the Pay Equity Task Force Final Report of May 2004 entitled "Pay Equity: A New Approach to a Fundamental Right"; and (b) introduce a bill on pay equity before the end of 2010.
M-568 — September 16, 2010 — Mr. Bagnell (Yukon) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reverse its decision to abandon the previously standard, mandatory long-form census format and thereby maintain the practices established in previous censuses.
M-569 — September 16, 2010 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that a strong Canadian public education system is an essential component to build a strong economy and a fair society that provides opportunities for all Canadians by developing a national education strategy to ensure the provision of high-quality public primary, secondary and post-secondary education across Canada, and provide the funding necessary to the provinces to implement this strategy.
M-570 — September 16, 2010 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to ensure that, beginning on April 22 (Earth Day) next: (a) all pesticides which are regulated pursuant to the Pest Control Products Act be banned (i) within a dwelling-house, (ii) on any parcel of land on which a dwelling-house is situated, (iii) on any place that is within one hundred metres of a parcel of land described in (ii), (iv) in any school, hospital, office or similar building in which members of the public customarily stay for more than a day or work, (v) on any private or public land that is customarily used by members of the public as visitors, licensees or in any other authorized capacity for recreation or entertainment, including but not limited to parks and sports grounds, (vi) within 15 metres of any watercourse or on land effecting water sources, including but not restricted to: ground water, lakes, creeks, bogs, wetlands, etc.; (b) this ban not apply to a building used for the husbandry of animals, the cultivation of plants or the storage, processing, packaging or distribution of plants or animals or products made primarily from plants or animals, or in the immediate vicinity of such a building; (c) this ban not apply to a control product used within an enclosed building (i) to purify water intended for the use of humans or animals, (ii) to control or destroy a health hazard, (iii) to control or destroy pests that have caused an infestation, (iv) for commercial agricultural purposes, (v) as a wood preservative, (vi) as an insect repellent for personal use; and (d) should further exemptions be sought to this pesticide ban, then the onus to prove safety shall be placed on the manufacturer to show to the satisfaction of both the Minister of Health and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, through scientific and medical evidence, that an exemption is justified.
M-571 — September 16, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) declare that all First Nation children have an equal right to high quality culturally-relevant education; (b) commit to provide the necessary financial and policy supports for First Nations education systems; (c) provide funding that will put reserve schools on par with non-reserve provincial schools; (d) develop transparent methodologies for school construction, operation, maintenance and replacement; (e) work collaboratively with First Nation leaders to establish equitable norms and formulas for determining class sizes and for the funding of educational resources, staff salaries, special education services and indigenous language instruction; and (f) implement policies to make the First Nation education system, at a minimum, of equal quality to provincial school systems.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan) — September 17, 2010
M-572 — September 20, 2010 — Mrs. Jennings (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should enact appropriate legislation to ensure that any Canada portion of a student loan issued under the Canada Student Loans Program which is outstanding upon the retirement or death of the loan recipient be deemed to have been fully paid by the loan recipient at the time of retirement or death.
M-573 — September 22, 2010 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, on its own and in concert with its international partners, undertake measures at the United Nations to establish an International Commission of Inquiry to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma.
M-576 — September 23, 2010 — Mr. Maloway (Elmwood—Transcona) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately: (a) initiate negotiations with the United States of America to reduce passport fees in both countries as a way to increase and facilitate tourism; and (b) promote a limited-time, two-for-one passport renewal or new application fee, based on a mutual agreement with the United States.
M-577 — September 27, 2010 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government, in consultation with the provinces and territories, should develop a national strategy on brain diseases, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, to ensure a nationally coordinated and comprehensive approach to these health issues.
M-578 — September 27, 2010 — Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take all necessary steps to comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), and the equality principles enshrined in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, including making all federal online information and services accessible to blind and partially sighted Canadians.
M-579 — September 28, 2010 — Mrs. Grewal (Fleetwood—Port Kells) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should amend the regulations of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to add methylamine, methylamine hydrochloride, and sodium borohydride to the list of controlled precursors.
M-580 — September 28, 2010 — Mrs. Grewal (Fleetwood—Port Kells) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should forthwith honour the memory of the Right Honourable Richard B. Bennett, 11th Prime Minister of Canada, by erecting a statue in his likeness on Parliament Hill.
M-581 — September 29, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Justice should take the necessary steps to review Canada’s solicitation laws and introduce legislation to address the issues of poverty and substance abuse in relation to sex-trade workers.
M-582 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a National Day for the Arts.
M-583 — September 30, 2010 — Mr. Silva (Davenport) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate every July 17th as a National Day of Conscience.
M-584 — October 1, 2010 — Mr. Proulx (Hull—Aylmer) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support the involvement of Canadians in physical activity or an amateur sport and develop a policy to this effect; (b) assess the costs associated with a tax deduction for such involvement and propose an appropriate income tax abatement; and (c) report to the House on this matter in the course of the coming year.
M-585 — October 1, 2010 — Mr. Proulx (Hull—Aylmer) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) promote and support access to safe and affordable housing for seniors; (b) encourage the provinces and territories to support this objective; and (c) prepare a detailed report on access to safe and affordable housing for seniors in the recent past and the near future and table it in the House in the next year.
M-586 — October 6, 2010 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should change the name of Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver Terry Fox International Airport.
M-587 — October 18, 2010 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support open source information and communications technologies (ICTs) in all its tendering processes and throughout the departments of the federal civil service; (b) make available funding in the form of grants for targeted pilot projects involving Canadian companies with an open source mandate; (c) allow Canadian software developers to bid on government ICT contracts; (d) encourage citizen engagement with government through open access to government information and, wherever possible, government services, while respecting privacy and national security concerns; (e) streamline government data and service delivery, and modernize the way in which the government and Canadian citizens interact; and (f) develop strategies to encourage the growth of local businesses and enhance Canadian productivity and competitiveness in the global knowledge-based economy.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Siksay (Burnaby—Douglas) — October 21, 2010
M-588 — October 19, 2010 — Ms. Sgro (York West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Justice should take the necessary steps to convene a formal meeting of federal, provincial, territorial and local government representatives, together with stakeholders from public health, anti-poverty groups and police officials, with the objective of reviewing and developing a strategy to strengthen Canada’s solicitation laws while also addressing the related issues of poverty and substance abuse in relation to the sex-trade and sex-trade workers.
M-589 — October 19, 2010 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately: (a) address the quadrupling of multiple-job workers, as well as the dramatic increases in overtime work; and (b) enact a living wage and benefits policy that would lift full-time workers out of poverty, create one million jobs and near full employment in Canada.
M-590 — October 22, 2010 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with international governments to ensure that the remains of Canadian soldiers who died in battle overseas are treated with respect and dignity and are given, whenever possible, a reburial.

Notices of Motions (Papers)

P-3 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — That a humble Address be presented to Her Excellency praying that she will cause to be laid before this House a copy of all agreements reached between Industry Canada and Vale Inco relating to the purchase of Inco.
P-4 — March 3, 2010 — Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt) — That a humble Address be presented to Her Excellency praying that she will cause to be laid before this House a copy of all agreements reached between Industry Canada and Xstrata relating to the purchase of Falconbridge.

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