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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 254

Thursday, May 23, 2013

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard), from the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee (Bill S-2, An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-239.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 70 to 78) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 53rd Report of the Committee (extension of deadline for tabling its oppositions to the report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario 2012). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-240.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 75) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 54th Report of the Committee (extension of deadline for tabling its oppositions to the report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Quebec 2012). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-241.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 75) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 55th Report of the Committee, which was as follows:

The Committee recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, the following change to the list of members of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities:

David McGuinty for Denis Coderre

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 1) is tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Trottier (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), seconded by Mr. Daniel (Don Valley East), Bill C-511, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (period of residence), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 53rd Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 54th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 55th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Harris (Scarborough Southwest), moved, — That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented on Monday, May 7, 2012, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 14)

Debate arose thereon.

At 10:37 a.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the Speaker interrupted the proceedings and the debate was deemed adjourned.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 411-3868);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the electoral system (No. 411-3869);
— by Mr. Mai (Brossard—La Prairie), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 411-3870);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning climate change (No. 411-3871) and one concerning the democratic process (No. 411-3872);
— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-3873).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air and railway transportation and arbitration), as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities without amendment.

Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State) for Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Kent (Minister of the Environment), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State) for Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities), seconded by Mr. Kent (Minister of the Environment), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

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.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Witness Protection Program Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security without amendment.

Mrs. Shea (Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) for Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

(Division No. 693 -- Vote no 693)
YEAS: 223, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Welland)
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Andrews
Angus
Armstrong
Aspin
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bateman
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Bevington
Bezan
Blanchette-Lamothe
Block
Boivin
Borg
Boughen
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Braid
Brosseau
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Butt
Byrne
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Casey
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisu
Chong
Choquette
Christopherson
Clarke

Cleary
Clement
Comartin
Crockatt
Cullen
Cuzner
Daniel
Davidson
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Dechert
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Fletcher
Foote
Freeman
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Gill
Goguen
Goodale
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Holder
Hsu
Hughes
Jacob
James
Jean
Julian
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kellway
Kent

Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Lauzon
Laverdière
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leef
Lemieux
Leung
Liu
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Mai
Marston
Martin
Masse
May
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Murray
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Pacetti
Péclet
Perreault
Poilievre
Preston
Quach
Raitt

Rajotte
Rankin
Rathgeber
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Scott
Seeback
Sellah
Sgro
Shea
Shory
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stewart
Storseth
Strahl
Sullivan
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Toews
Toone
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Turmel
Tweed
Uppal
Valcourt
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
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: -- 223

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), 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 Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-475, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (order-making power).

Ms. Borg (Terrebonne—Blainville), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill S-12, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to make consequential amendments to the Statutory Instruments Regulations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Mr. Allen (Welland), seconded by Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain), moved, — That this House do now adjourn.

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

(Division No. 694 -- Vote no 694)
YEAS: 24, NAYS: 57

YEAS -- POUR

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Bennett
Bevington
Charlton
Christopherson

Cuzner
Easter
Fry
Giguère
Groguhé
Hughes

Hyer
Lamoureux
Liu
May
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Pacetti

Quach
Rankin
Ravignat
Scarpaleggia
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sullivan

Total: -- 24

NAYS -- CONTRE

Adams
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Ambler
Armstrong
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Boughen
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Calandra
Calkins

Chisu
Clarke
Clement
Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert
Devolin
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Galipeau
Gill
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)

Hayes
Holder
James
Jean
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Lake
Leef
Leung
MacKay (Central Nova)
Mayes
Menzies
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
O'Connor

Rajotte
Seeback
Shea
Storseth
Strahl
Truppe
Van Loan
Warkentin
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Williamson
Wong
Woodworth
Young (Oakville)
Zimmer

Total: -- 57

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill S-12, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to make consequential amendments to the Statutory Instruments Regulations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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-309, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (concealment of identity), without amendment.
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. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Chicken Farmers of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Farm Products Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-42-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Farm Products Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-433-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Canadian Turkey Marketing Agency, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Farm Products Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-434-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Report of the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2012, pursuant to the Farm Products Agencies Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-4, s. 30. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-523-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets and Borrowing Plan for 2013-2014 of Farm Credit Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-411-818-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
Midnight
Adjournment Proceedings

At midnight, 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 12:32 a.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the Speaker adjourned the House until later today at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).