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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 145

Thursday, June 21, 2012

1:45 p.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, par. 90(1)(a). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1004-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner on activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, para. 90(1)(b). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-1002-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Information Commissioner of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-940-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Komarnicki (Souris—Moose Mountain), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee, "Skills Development in Remote Rural Communities in an Era of Fiscal Restraint". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-125.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 15 to 18, 24, 25, 42 and 44) was tabled.


Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the 11th Report of the Committee (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-377, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (requirements for labour organizations)). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-126.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 71) was tabled.

Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(3), the motion to concur in the Report was deemed moved, the question was deemed put and a recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, September 19, 2012, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 4)


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), Bill C-442, An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), two concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 411-1516 and 411-1517);
— by Ms. Savoie (Victoria), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-1518), one concerning telecommunications (No. 411-1519) and one concerning transportation (No. 411-1520);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning funding aid (No. 411-1521);
— by Mr. Komarnicki (Souris—Moose Mountain), three concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 411-1522 to 411-1524);
— by Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), six concerning cruelty to animals (Nos. 411-1525 to 411-1530) and one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-1531);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-1532);
— by Mr. Martin (Winnipeg Centre), one concerning asbestos (No. 411-1533);
— by Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), one concerning the democratic process (No. 411-1534);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), one concerning budget measures (No. 411-1535);
— by Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam), one concerning the Canadian Coast Guard (No. 411-1536);
— by Mr. Choquette (Drummond), eight concerning budget measures (Nos. 411-1537 to 411-1544);
— by Mr. Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country), one concerning foreign aid (No. 411-1545);
— by Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), one concerning transportation (No. 411-1546);
— by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-1547).

Questions on the Order Paper

Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the return to the following question made into an Order for Return:

Q-517 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — With regard to the Canadian Forces (CF): (a) for each year from 2001 to 2012, how many members of the CF have been medically released; (b) for each year from 2001 to 2012, how many CF members have been medically released with less than 10 years of service, specifying whether they served with the Navy, Air Force, or Land Force sections; (c) considering all the medical releases each year from 2001 to 2012, what percentage of those who served less than 10 years were medically released; (d) what accommodations are made for health and dental benefits and pensions for those who are medically released with less than 10 years of service; and (e) how many members were medically released each year from 2001 to 2012 after (i) one year of service, (ii) two years of service, (iii) three years of service, (iv) four years of service, (v) five years of service, (vi) six years of service, (vii) seven years of service, (viii) eight years of service, (ix) nine years of service, (x) ten years of service? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-517.
Statements By Members

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, June 20, 2012, and in accordance with Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, June 20, 2012, the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to Standing Order 45(7), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Duncan (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-27, An Act to enhance the financial accountability and transparency of First Nations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

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

(Division No. 455 -- Vote no 455)
YEAS: 139, NAYS: 121

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Albas
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Ashfield
Aspin
Baird
Bateman
Benoit
Bernier
Bezan
Blaney
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Butt
Calandra
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Daniel

Davidson
Dechert
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harper
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Hoback
Holder
James
Jean
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake

Lauzon
Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
Oda
Oliver
Opitz
Paradis
Payne
Penashue
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Reid
Rempel
Richards

Rickford
Ritz
Saxton
Schellenberger
Seeback
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Trost
Truppe
Uppal
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Wallace
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Wilks
Williamson
Wong
Woodworth
Young (Oakville)
Young (Vancouver South)
Zimmer

Total: -- 139

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benskin
Bevington
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Borg
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Brosseau
Caron
Casey
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Chow
Christopherson
Cleary
Coderre

Côté
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Freeman
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Goodale
Gravelle
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)

Harris (St. John's East)
Hassainia
Hsu
Hughes
Jacob
Karygiannis
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Larose
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Martin
Mathyssen
May
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mulcair

Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Pacetti
Patry
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Rafferty
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Savoie
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stewart
Stoffer
Thibeault
Toone
Tremblay
Trudeau
Turmel
Valeriote

Total: -- 121

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-27, An Act to enhance the financial accountability and transparency of First Nations, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) — Actuarial Report (including cost certificate) on the Pension Plan for the Public Service of Canada, as at March 31, 2011, and certification of assets of the Pension Plan, pursuant to the Public Pension Reporting Act, R.S. 1985, c. 13 (2nd Supp.), sbs. 9(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-221-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mint for the year ended December 31, 2011, pursuant to the Alternative Fuels Act, S.C. 1995, c. 20, s. 8. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-659-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— by Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance) — Reports of the Royal Canadian Mint for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-443-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) — Reports of the Canadian Transportation Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-527-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) — Reports of Transport Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-690-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) — Reports of the Office of Infrastructure of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-876-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Penashue (Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and President of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada) — Reports of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-411-604-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 411-1548);
— by Mr. Boughen (Palliser), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-1549);
— by Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), two concerning horse meat (Nos. 411-1550 and 411-1551);
— by Mr. Norlock (Northumberland—Quinte West), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 411-1552);
— by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 411-1553);
— by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-1554) and two concerning health care services (Nos. 411-1555 and 411-1556);
— by Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), one concerning foreign aid (No. 411-1557), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-1558) and one concerning the fishing industry (No. 411-1559);
— by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), one concerning poverty (No. 411-1560);
— by Mr. Mulcair (Outremont), one concerning foreign aid (No. 411-1561).
Adjournment

At 3:23 p.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, June 20, 2012, the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, September 17, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).