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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 237

Monday, April 22, 2013

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), seconded by Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) continue to recognize as part of Canadian foreign policy that (i) everyone has the right to freedom of religion and conscience, including the freedom to change religion or belief, and the freedom to manifest religion or belief in teaching, worship, practice and observance, (ii) all acts of violence against religious groups should be condemned, (iii) Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights be supported, (iv) the special value of official statements made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs denouncing violations of religious freedom around the world be promoted, (v) Canada's commitment to the creation of an Office of Religious Freedom should be used to help protect religious minorities and promote the pluralism that is essential to the development of free and democratic societies; and (b) support (i) the opposition to laws that use "defamation of religion" and "blasphemy" both within states and internationally to persecute members of religious minorities, (ii) reporting by Canadian missions abroad in responding to incidents of religious violence, (iii) coordinated efforts to protect and promote religious freedom, (iv) the maintaining of a regular dialogue with relevant governments to ensure that the issue of religious persecution is a priority, (v) the encouragement of Canadian embassies to seek contact with religious communities and human rights organizations on gathering information related to human rights abuses, (vi) the training and support of foreign affairs officials for the advocacy of global religious freedom. (Private Members' Business M-382)

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, April 24, 2013, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

At 11:52 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Blaney (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie), — That Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Security of Information Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Ways and Means

Mr. Menzies (Minister of State (Finance)) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013, and other measures. (Ways and Means No. 20) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-411-21.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Menzies (Minister of State (Finance)), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.


Mr. Menzies (Minister of State (Finance)) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and the Excise Tax Act. (Ways and Means No. 21) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-411-22.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Menzies (Minister of State (Finance)), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), from the Standing Committee on Health, presented the 13th Report of the Committee (Main Estimates, 2013-2014 — Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55 under HEALTH). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-216.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 81) was tabled.


Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), from the Standing Committee on Official Languages, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (Bill C-419, An Act respecting language skills, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-217.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 73 to 75) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-490, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Boundary Waters—Voyageur Waterway and other rivers), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Ashton (Churchill), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-491, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Bloodvein River and other rivers), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-492, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Shelburne River and other rivers), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Choquette (Drummond), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-493, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Ashuapmushuan River, Mistassini River and Peribonka River), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-494, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Main River and Bay du Nord River), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), seconded by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Bill C-495, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Cowichan River), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-496, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Kicking Horse River and Clearwater River), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), Bill C-497, Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (St. Croix River, Restigouche River and Saint John River), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), Bill C-498, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (North Thames River, Middle Thames River and Thames River), 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. Sullivan (York South—Weston), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 411-3589);
— by Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), one concerning firearms (No. 411-3590);
— by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), three concerning international trade (Nos. 411-3591 to 411-3593);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-3594);
— by Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 411-3595);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), two concerning budget measures (Nos. 411-3596 and 411-3597);
— by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), one concerning the manufacturing industry (No. 411-3598);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), six concerning health care services (Nos. 411-3599 to 411-3604);
— by Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 411-3605), three concerning horse meat (Nos. 411-3606 to 411-3608) and one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 411-3609);
— by Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-3610);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning China (No. 411-3611) and one concerning international agreements (No. 411-3612);
— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), four concerning the protection of the environment (Nos. 411-3613 to 411-3616).

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-1217 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With respect to data, information or privacy breaches at government departments, institutions and agencies, for each year from 2002 to 2012: (a) how many breaches have occurred in total, broken down by (i) department, institution or agency, (ii) the number of individuals affected by the breach; (b) of those breaches identified in (a), how many have been reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, broken down by (i) department, institution or agency, (ii) the number of individuals affected by the breach; and (c) how many breaches are known to have led to criminal activity such as fraud or identity theft, broken down by department, institution or agency? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1217.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Blaney (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie), — That Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Security of Information Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), seconded by Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles), — That, in the opinion of this House, the government should inform the Government of the People's Republic of China, that it will not ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement.

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

(Division No. 663 -- Vote no 663)
YEAS: 88, NAYS: 170

YEAS -- POUR

Allen (Welland)
Angus
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Benskin
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Borg
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brosseau
Caron
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Chow
Christopherson

Cleary
Crowder
Cullen
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Day
Dewar
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Dubé
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Freeman
Garrison
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hassainia
Hughes

Hyer
Jacob
Julian
Kellway
Lapointe
Larose
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
Mai
Marston
Masse
Mathyssen
May
Michaud
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Mulcair
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo

Papillon
Perreault
Pilon
Plamondon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Ravignat
Raynault
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Scott
Sellah
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Stewart
Sullivan
Thibeault
Toone
Tremblay
Turmel

Total: -- 88

NAYS -- CONTRE

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Ambler
Ambrose
Anderson
Andrews
Armstrong
Aspin
Bateman
Bélanger
Bennett
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Butt
Byrne
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Coderre
Cotler
Crockatt
Cuzner
Daniel

Davidson
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dion
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dykstra
Easter
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Foote
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goodale
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harper
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hoback
Holder
Hsu
James
Jean
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Karygiannis
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lauzon
Lebel

LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Murray
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
O'Toole
Pacetti
Payne
Poilievre
Preston
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Regan
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz
Saxton

Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
St-Denis
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Toews
Trost
Trottier
Trudeau
Truppe
Tweed
Uppal
Valcourt
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Wallace
Warawa
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilks
Wong
Woodworth
Yelich
Young (Oakville)
Young (Vancouver South)
Zimmer

Total: -- 170

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

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. Flaherty (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Governor of the Bank of Canada and Statement of Accounts, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Bank of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. B-2, sbs. 30(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-65-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Fletcher (Minister of State (Transport)) — Report of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-417-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Fletcher (Minister of State (Transport)) — Report of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2012, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-418-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) — Statutes of the Northwest Territories for the Third Session of the Seventeenth Legislative Assembly, pursuant to the Northwest Territories Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-27, sbs. 21(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-388-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:58 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 7:18 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).