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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 240

Thursday, April 25, 2013

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— Nos. 411-3290 and 411-3294 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-17-17;
— Nos. 411-3295 and 411-3313 concerning budget measures. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-103-06;
— Nos. 411-3303, 411-3307, 411-3309 and 411-3442 concerning rural communities. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-125-04;
— No. 411-3316 concerning asbestos. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-1-19;
— Nos. 411-3340 and 411-3362 concerning foreign aid. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-39-19;
— No. 411-3446 concerning Old Age Security benefits. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-74-32.

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Weston (Saint John), from the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, presented the Fourth Report of the Committee, “Invasive Species that Pose a Threat to the Great Lakes System”. — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-222.

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. 32 to 37, 39 to 43, 46, 65 and 69 to 72) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 48th Report of the Committee (items to remain votable). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-223.

Pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(2), the report was deemed concurred in.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

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-500, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (ocean watersheds), 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. Cash (Davenport), one concerning the nuclear industry (No. 411-3663);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning health care services (No. 411-3664);
— by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), three concerning the grain industry (Nos. 411-3665 to 411-3667);
— by Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 411-3668).
Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Ms. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), moved, — That this House: (a) agree with many Canadians and the International Energy Agency that there is grave concern with the impacts of a 2 degree rise in global average temperatures; (b) condemn the lack of effective action by successive federal governments since 1998 to address emissions and meet our Kyoto commitments; and (c) call on the government to immediately table its federal climate change adaptation plan.

Debate arose thereon.

Royal Assent

A message was received informing the Commons that on April 25, 2013, at 12:45 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), in relation to the Business of Supply.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, April 29, 2013, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.

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. Dion (Saint-Laurent—Cartierville), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That Standing Order 31 be amended by adding the following:

“(1) The Speaker shall recognize Members in alphabetical order by Party. For the purposes of this Standing Order, all Members who do not belong to a recognized party shall be grouped together.

(2) When a Member is unable to present his or her statement on the date required by Standing Order 31(1), he or she may indicate in writing to the Speaker at least one hour prior to the beginning of Statements by Members, the name of the Member with whom he or she will exchange position.”.

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

(Division No. 669 -- Vote no 669)
YEAS: 96, NAYS: 149

YEAS -- POUR

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benskin
Bevington
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Brison
Brosseau
Byrne
Caron
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette

Christopherson
Coderre
Côté
Crowder
Cuzner
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Freeman
Garneau
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Goodale
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)

Hsu
Hughes
Jacob
Julian
Karygiannis
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Larose
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Masse
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Murray

Nash
Pacetti
Papillon
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Quach
Rae
Rankin
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Rousseau
Saganash
Scarpaleggia
Sellah
Sgro
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
St-Denis
Stewart
Sullivan
Toone
Turmel
Valeriote

Total: -- 96

NAYS -- CONTRE

Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Aspin
Bateman
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert

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

Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Paradis
Payne
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
Toews
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Tweed
Uppal
Valcourt
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Wallace
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilks
Williamson
Wong
Woodworth
Yelich
Young (Oakville)
Young (Vancouver South)
Zimmer

Total: -- 149

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Private Members' Business

At 5:59 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-478, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility).

Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), seconded by Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-321, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials), without amendment.
Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:00 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 7:16 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).