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Wednesday, April 4, 2012 (No. 106)


Private Members' Business

Deferred Recorded Divisions

C-310 — March 30, 2012 — Deferred recorded division on the motion of Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), seconded by Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington), — That Bill C-310, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons), as amended, be concurred in at report stage.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Warawa (Langley) — October 19, 2011
Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Ms. Sgro (York West), Mr. Holder (London West), Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) and Ms. Young (Vancouver South) — October 20, 2011
Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Mr. Chisu (Pickering—Scarborough East), Mr. Goodyear (Cambridge), Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre), Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale), Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) and Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills) — October 21, 2011
Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale), Mr. Seeback (Brampton West), Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) and Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer) — October 24, 2011
Committee Report — presented on Monday, March 26, 2012, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-67.
Recorded division — deferred until Wednesday, April 4, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
C-313 — February 17, 2012 — Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-313, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective cosmetic contact lenses), as reported by the Standing Committee on Health with amendments.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
Committee Report — presented on Friday, February 17, 2012, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-41.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
No. 2
C-279 — September 21, 2011 — Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-279, 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. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas) — September 23, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — February 1, 2012
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte-Marie), Mr. Cash (Davenport), Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard), Mr. Genest-Jourdain (Manicouagan), Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), Ms. Freeman (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel), Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles) and Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas) — February 6, 2012
Ms. Davies (Vancouver East) and Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour) — February 7, 2012
Mr. Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine) — February 14, 2012
No. 3
C-321 — October 4, 2011 — Mr. Tweed (Brandon—Souris) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-321, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — February 15, 2012
No. 4
C-273 — September 19, 2011 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-273, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cyberbullying).
No. 5
M-315 — February 13, 2012 — Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants) — That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study on income inequality in Canada and that this study include, but not be limited to, (i) a review of Canada’s federal and provincial systems of personal income taxation and income supports, (ii) an examination of best practices that reduce income inequality and improve GDP per capita, (iii) the identification of any significant gaps in the federal system of taxation and income support that contribute to income inequality, as well as any significant disincentives to paid work in the formal economy that may exist as part of a “welfare trap”, (iv) recommendations on how best to improve the equality of opportunity and prosperity for all Canadians; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within one year of the adoption of this motion.
No. 6
M-312 — February 6, 2012 — Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre) — That a special committee of the House be appointed and directed to review the declaration in Subsection 223(1) of the Criminal Code which states that a child becomes a human being only at the moment of complete birth and to answer the questions hereinafter set forth;

that the membership of the special committee consist of 12 members which shall include seven members from the government party, four members from the Official Opposition and one member from the Liberal Party, provided that the Chair shall be from the government party; that the members to serve on the said committee be appointed by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs and the membership report of the special committee be presented to the House no later than 20 sitting days after the adoption of this motion;

that substitutions to the membership of the special committee be allowed, if required, in the manner provided by Standing Order 114(2);

that the special committee have all the powers of a Standing Committee as provided in the Standing Orders; and

that the special committee present its final report to the House of Commons within 10 months after the adoption of this motion with answers to the following questions,

(i) what medical evidence exists to demonstrate that a child is or is not a human being before the moment of complete birth, (ii) is the preponderance of medical evidence consistent with the declaration in Subsection 223(1) that a child is only a human being at the moment of complete birth, (iii) what are the legal impact and consequences of Subsection 223(1) on the fundamental human rights of a child before the moment of complete birth, (iv) what are the options available to Parliament in the exercise of its legislative authority in accordance with the Constitution and decisions of the Supreme Court to affirm, amend, or replace Subsection 223(1).

No. 7
C-370 — November 30, 2011 — Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-370, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (St. Lawrence Islands National Park of Canada).
No. 8
M-314 — February 9, 2012 — Mr. Harris (St. John's East) — That the House acknowledge that Canada lags behind international search and rescue norms and urge the government to recognize the responsibility of the Canadian Forces for the protection of Canadians, and to take such measures as may be required for Canada to achieve the common international readiness standard of 30 minutes at all times, from tasking to becoming airborne, in response to search and rescue incidents.
No. 9
C-394 — February 13, 2012 — Mr. Gill (Brampton—Springdale) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-394, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (criminal organization recruitment).
No. 10
C-383 — December 13, 2011 — Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-383, An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act and the International River Improvements Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — December 20, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — February 1, 2012
Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton) and Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — March 1, 2012
Mr. Norlock (Northumberland—Quinte West) — March 5, 2012
Mr. Wallace (Burlington) — March 6, 2012
Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Essex), Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) and Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) — March 7, 2012
Mr. Lobb (Huron—Bruce) and Ms. Findlay (Delta—Richmond East) — March 8, 2012
Mr. Holder (London West) — March 14, 2012
Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale) — March 29, 2012
Mr. Rickford (Kenora) — March 30, 2012
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — March 13, 2012 (See Debates).
No. 11
C-307 — December 13, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), seconded by Mrs. Sellah (Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert), — That Bill C-307, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (pregnant or nursing employees), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 7, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 14, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 12
C-305 — October 26, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), — That Bill C-305, An Act to establish a National Public Transit Strategy, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles) — September 30, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — October 24, 2011
Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York), Mr. Cash (Davenport) and Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park) — October 26, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 13
S-206 — February 28, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), seconded by Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), — That Bill S-206, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 14
C-314 — March 14, 2012 — Mr. Brown (Barrie) — Third reading of Bill C-314, An Act respecting the awareness of screening among women with dense breast tissue.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
No. 15
C-316 — March 15, 2012 — Mr. Harris (Cariboo—Prince George) — Resuming consideration at report stage of Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration), as reported by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities with amendments.
Resuming debate on the motions in Group No. 1.
Committee Report — presented on Monday, February 13, 2012, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-39.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
Report stage concurrence motion — question to be put immediately after the report stage motions are disposed of, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Voting for report stage and third reading — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4).
No. 16
M-307 — March 26, 2012 — On or after Wednesday, April 25, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the contributions that the baby boom generation has made in building Canada; (b) affirm its support for the Old Age Security program; (c) commit to maintaining the sixty-five year qualifying age contained in section 3 of the Old Age Security Act; and (d) recognize that Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement, a program designed to help low income seniors, are inextricably linked and ensure that they continue to have identical ages of eligibility.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 17
M-319 — February 15, 2012 — Mr. Galipeau (Ottawa—Orléans) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue its dialogue with the provinces, territories, health stakeholders, industry and Canadians to promote and maintain healthy weight for children and youth; (b) encourage discussions to address the factors that lead to obesity, such as social and physical environments, physical activity, as well as the promotion of and access to nutritious food; (c) encourage individuals and organizations to commit to participating in the promotion of a healthy weight; and (d) consider the federal, provincial and territorial framework for action to promote healthy weight entitled “Curbing Childhood Obesity”, that resulted from the endorsement of the “Declaration on Prevention and Promotion” by the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of Health and Health promotion/Healthy Living, as the basis for action to address obesity, particularly in children, promoting physical activity and making healthy food choices.
No. 18
C-300 — March 26, 2012 — Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-300, An Act respecting a Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention, as reported by the Standing Committee on Health without amendment.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre) — October 4, 2011
Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — October 17, 2011
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton) and Mr. Braid (Kitchener—Waterloo) — October 18, 2011
Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), Mr. Chisu (Pickering—Scarborough East) and Ms. Brown (Newmarket—Aurora) — October 19, 2011
Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Mr. Sorenson (Crowfoot) and Mr. Comartin (Windsor—Tecumseh) — October 20, 2011
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 21, 2011
Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap) and Mr. Warkentin (Peace River) — October 24, 2011
Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre) — October 26, 2011
Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Mr. Toet (Elmwood—Transcona) and Mr. Carmichael (Don Valley West) — October 27, 2011
Committee Report — presented on Monday, March 26, 2012, Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-68.
Report and third reading stages — limited to 2 sitting days, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
Motion for third reading — may be made in the same sitting, pursuant to Standing Order 98(2).
No. 19
M-313 — March 27, 2012 — On or after Thursday, April 26, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour), seconded by Mrs. Mourani (Ahuntsic), — That, in the opinion of the House, the governor general should exercise the same financial discipline that the government is asking of the public, and that the government should make the governor general’s salary subject to the general tax regime.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 20
S-201 — March 27, 2012 — On or after Thursday, April 26, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Regan (Halifax West), seconded by Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor), — That Bill S-201, An Act respecting a National Philanthropy Day, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 21
M-331 — March 28, 2012 — On or after Friday, April 27, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Genest (Shefford), seconded by Ms. Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) keep with Canada’s obligation to respect, protect and fulfill the right to housing under the UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; (b) support efforts by Canadian municipalities to combat homelessness; and (c) adopt measures to expand the stock of affordable rental housing, with a view to providing economic benefits to local housing construction businesses.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 22
M-273 — April 2, 2012 — On or after Wednesday, May 2, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), seconded by Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) formally recognize the responsibility of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces with regard to the contamination of the groundwater which is the source of drinking water for multiple homes in the residential area of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier, residential areas of the municipality of Shannon, and numerous public institutions, due to the use of chlorinated solvents for several decades, including trichloroethylene (TCE); (b) take over the efforts of the Shannon Citizens Committee to monitor filtration systems in place for those dealing with the contamination of drinking water, and include the Committee in any environmental efforts undertaken; and (c) commit to (i) notify all persons employed at CFB Valcartier or who have lived in the residential quarters of the Base for the years during which the contamination took place, (ii) quickly clean up the affected sites, (iii) compensate victims of TCE contamination.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
C-326 — April 3, 2012 — On or after Thursday, May 3, 2012 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor), seconded by Ms. Sgro (York West), — That Bill C-326, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act (biweekly payment of benefits), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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