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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 261

Monday, June 3, 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 Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill S-213, An Act respecting a national day of remembrance to honour Canadian veterans of the Korean War, as reported by the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs without amendment.

Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), seconded by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), seconded by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

At 11:41 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

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

Vacancies

The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Bourassa, in the Province of Québec, by reason of the resignation of Mr. Denis Coderre, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Monday, June 3, 2013, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a member to fill the vacancy.

Government Orders

Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-60, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, not more than one further sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at report stage of the Bill and one sitting day shall be allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill; and

that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at report stage and on the day allotted to the consideration at third reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and in turn every question necessary for the disposal of the stage of the Bill then under consideration shall be put forthwith and successively without further debate or amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion.

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

(Division No. 709 -- Vote no 709)
YEAS: 148, NAYS: 104

YEAS -- POUR

Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Ashfield
Aspin
Baird
Bateman
Bergen
Bezan
Blaney
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Clement

Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Fantino
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Flaherty
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
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
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKenzie
Mayes
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Payne
Poilievre
Preston
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz

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

Total: -- 148

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Angus
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Borg
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brison
Brosseau
Byrne
Caron
Casey
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Cleary
Côté
Crowder
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver East)

Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Freeman
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Goodale
Gravelle
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hsu
Hughes

Jacob
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Martin
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Mourani
Mulcair
Nantel

Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Pacetti
Papillon
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Rae
Rafferty
Ravignat
Regan
Rousseau
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Sullivan
Toone
Tremblay
Turmel
Valeriote

Total: -- 104

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-60, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 3, 6 to 20, 24, 26, 27, 29 to 43, 47 to 74 and 78 to 80).

Group No. 1

Motion No. 1 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 1.

Motion No. 2 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

Motion No. 3 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 15.

Motion No. 6 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 104.

Motion No. 7 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 105.

Motion No. 8 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 106.

Motion No. 9 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 107.

Motion No. 10 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 108.

Motion No. 11 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 109.

Motion No. 12 of Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 112.

Motion No. 13 of Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 113.

Motion No. 14 of Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 114.

Motion No. 15 of Mr. Bellavance (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 115.

Motion No. 16 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 125.

Motion No. 17 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 133.

Motion No. 18 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 134.

Motion No. 19 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 135.

Motion No. 20 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 136.

Motion No. 24 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 137.

Motion No. 26 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 143.

Motion No. 27 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 144.

Motion No. 29 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 147.

Motion No. 30 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 148.

Motion No. 31 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 149.

Motion No. 32 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 150.

Motion No. 33 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 151.

Motion No. 34 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 152.

Motion No. 35 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 153.

Motion No. 36 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 154.

Motion No. 37 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 162.

Motion No. 38 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 167.

Motion No. 39 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 168.

Motion No. 40 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 169.

Motion No. 41 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 170.

Motion No. 42 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 171.

Motion No. 43 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 172.

Motion No. 47 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 200.

Motion No. 48 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 201.

Motion No. 49 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 202.

Motion No. 50 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 203.

Motion No. 51 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 204.

Motion No. 52 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 205.

Motion No. 53 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 206.

Motion No. 54 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 207.

Motion No. 55 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 208.

Motion No. 56 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 209.

Motion No. 57 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 210.

Motion No. 58 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 211.

Motion No. 59 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 212.

Motion No. 60 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 213.

Motion No. 61 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 214.

Motion No. 62 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 215.

Motion No. 63 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 216.

Motion No. 64 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 217.

Motion No. 65 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 218.

Motion No. 66 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 219.

Motion No. 67 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 220.

Motion No. 68 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 221.

Motion No. 69 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 222.

Motion No. 70 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 223.

Motion No. 71 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 224.

Motion No. 72 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 225.

Motion No. 73 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 228.

Motion No. 74 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 229.

Motion No. 78 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 230.

Motion No. 79 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 231.

Motion No. 80 of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), — That Bill C-60 be amended by deleting Clause 232.

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

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.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Toews (Minister of Public Safety), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), — That Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Witness Protection Program Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

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

(Division No. 710 -- Vote no 710)
YEAS: 268, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Welland)
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Andrews
Angus
Armstrong
Ashfield
Ashton
Aspin
Aubin
Ayala
Baird
Bateman
Bélanger
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Blaney
Block
Borg
Boughen
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brosseau
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Butt
Byrne
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Caron
Carrie
Casey
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Chisu
Chong
Choquette
Chow
Christopherson
Clarke
Cleary
Clement
Comartin
Côté

Crockatt
Crowder
Cuzner
Daniel
Davidson
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dechert
Del Mastro
Devolin
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dreeshen
Dubé
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Fantino
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Fletcher
Foote
Freeman
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Gill
Glover
Godin
Goguen
Goodale
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Gravelle
Grewal
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Holder
Hsu
Hughes
Jacob
James
Jean
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kellway
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Kerr

Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Lauzon
Laverdière
Lebel
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leitch
Lemieux
Leslie
Leung
Liu
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKenzie
Mai
Martin
Masse
Mathyssen
May
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Michaud
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)
Mourani
Mulcair
Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nicholson
Norlock
Nunez-Melo
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Pacetti
Papillon
Payne
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Plamondon
Poilievre
Preston

Quach
Rae
Rafferty
Raitt
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz
Rousseau
Sandhu
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Scott
Seeback
Sellah
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Smith
Sopuck
Stanton
St-Denis
Stoffer
Storseth
Strahl
Sullivan
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Toews
Toone
Tremblay
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Turmel
Tweed
Uppal
Valcourt
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Wallace
Warawa
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: -- 268

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Keddy (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and for the Atlantic Gateway) laid upon the Table, — Report by Export Development Canada on Canada Account Operations for the fiscal year 2011-2012. — Sessional Paper No. 8525-411-58.

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:

— No. 411-3569 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-13-15;
— No. 411-3583 concerning immigration. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-411-20-27.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 57th Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for Saskatchewan). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-250.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 67, 69, 72, 74, 75, 77 and 80) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 58th Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for British Columbia). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-251.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 62, 63, 65, 66, 72, 77, 78 and 80) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 59th Report of the Committee (electoral boundaries for Quebec). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-411-252.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 70, 71, 75, 78 and 80) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), seconded by Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), Bill C-517, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons), 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. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), seconded by Mr. Trottier (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance), 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. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), seconded by Mr. Trottier (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), Bill C-519, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (motor vehicle fuel), 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. Adler (York Centre), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament, 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. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), Bill C-521, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Nottawasaga 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. Ashton (Churchill), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona), Bill C-522, An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Saskatchewan lakes), 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. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), one concerning certain diseases (No. 411-4013);
— by Mr. Masse (Windsor West), three concerning the Canada Post Corporation (Nos. 411-4014 to 411-4016) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 411-4017);
— by Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 411-4018);
— by Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South), one concerning world peace (No. 411-4019);
— by Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 411-4020) and one concerning foreign aid (No. 411-4021);
— by Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam), one concerning the Canadian Coast Guard (No. 411-4022) and one concerning the fishing industry (No. 411-4023);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 411-4024);
— by Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona), two concerning foreign aid (Nos. 411-4025 and 411-4026);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 411-4027) and one concerning certain diseases (No. 411-4028);
— by Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), two concerning navigable waters (Nos. 411-4029 and 411-4030) and one concerning transportation (No. 411-4031);
— by Mr. Warawa (Langley), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 411-4032) and one concerning sex selection (No. 411-4033);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 411-4034).

Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-1311, Q-1312, Q-1313 and Q-1315 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 returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-1314 — Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — With regard to the Employment Insurance Stewardship Pilot program: (a) what is the rationale for this program; (b) when was the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development first made aware of this pilot program in any form (concept, draft or final); (c) did this program have Ministerial approval at any stage; (d) if yes to (c), when did the Minister provide approval in any form (concept, draft or final); (e) what is the total cost of this program, including the total cost for all travel for each employee; (f) what is the total number of Full-Time Equivalent employees required for this program; (g) what is the total number of Full-Time Equivalent employees required as investigators for this program; (h) what was the total amount of overtime to date; (i) what is the total number of reviews for Employment Insurance (El) benefits claims under this pilot program that occurred at the claimants’ residence; (j) what is the total number of reviews for El benefits claims under this pilot program broken down by (i) geographic area, (ii) province, (ii) previous employment industry, (iii) any other grouping or criteria used for processing;
(k) what is the total number of reviews for EI benefits claims under this pilot program made on the self-employed, broken down by (i) geographic area, (ii) province, (iii) previous employment industry, (iv) any other grouping or criteria used for processing; (l) what is the total number of “last employer or relevant third parties” contacted for verification of reviews for EI benefits claims; (m) what is the total number of on-site visits to employers to view and verify Record of Employment information for reviews for EI benefits claims; (n) who are the members of the Program Stewardship and Analysis team; (o) how many analysis reports did the Program Stewardship and Analysis team produce, including dates and internal unique identifying or tracking numbers for each report; (p) who designed the Detailed Investigative Technique Tool; (q) who approved the Detailed Investigative Technique Tool; (r) what were the phases of approval of the Detailed Investigative Technique Tool; (s) when was the Minister first made aware of the Detailed Investigative Technique Tool in any form (concept, draft or final); (t) who are the members of the EI Stewardship Review (EISR) Working Group;
(u) how were the members of the EISR Working Group chosen or appointed; (v) who selected the members of the EISR Working Group; (w) how often did the members of the EISR Working Group meet (include dates and locations for each meeting); (x) what was the total cost of the members of the EISR Working Group (broken down by travel type, accommodations, meals, and other expense categories available); (y) who did the members of the EISR Working Group report to; (z) what are the dates of the conference calls undertaken by the EISR Working Group; (aa) what was the StreetSweeper software date of utilization; (bb) who approved StreetSweeper software for this pilot program; (cc) who were the Business Expertise Consultants listed by region; (dd) as a result of the reviews under this pilot program, how many were finalized as a Case in Order;
(ee) as a result of the reviews under this pilot program, how many were finalized as a prepared Report of Investigation for Processing and Payment Services Branch adjudication; (ff) why were the timelines for Planning, Pilot, Finalization of Reviews and Review/Analysis chosen; (gg) why was the March, 2013, deadline chosen for the Finalization of Reviews; (hh) why was the November, 2012, to February 2013, timeline chose for the “pilot” section of this program; (ii) who designed the EI Stewardship Review Survey list of Client Interview review points/questions; (jj) who approved the EI Stewardship Review Survey list of Client Interview review points/questions; (kk) who designed the EI Stewardship Review Survey list of Employer/Third Party review points/questions; (ll) who approved the EI Stewardship Review Survey list of Employer/Third Party review points/questions; (mm) what is the policy and recommended procedure for inspectors regarding entering the residence of a claimant for the purposes of interviewing regarding the review for El Benefits claims; (nn) what is the policy and recommended procedure of inspectors regarding verifying proof of a child’s identity and parentage for a claimant for the purposes of interviewing regarding the review for El Benefits claims;
(oo) what is the policy and recommended procedure for inspectors regarding verifying proof of hospitalization of a claimant for the purposes of interviewing regarding the review for El Benefits claims; and (pp) what is the total number of times employer or third party payroll records were observed under this pilot program? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1314.

Q-1316 — Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) — With regard to the Nuclear Liability Act and nuclear safety: (a) will the Department of Natural Resources Canada organize a public consultation with a variety of environmental and socio-economic stakeholders on the modernization of the Nuclear Liability Act before revisions are tabled in Parliament; (b) will the Department of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) provide the policy objectives of the Nuclear Liability Act; (c) in considering revisions to the Nuclear Liability Act, what criteria is the government currently using to determine the liability of nuclear operators; (d) will NRCan release all comments provided by industry to its May 2013 consultation document on the Nuclear Liability Act; (e) how does NRCan define “the limitation, to a reasonable level and in a manner that is consistent with Canada’s international obligations, of the risks to national security, the health and safety of persons and the environment that are associated with the development, production and use of nuclear energy” as laid out in the objectives of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act; (f) has NRCan or any agency under its authority assessed the potential consequences of a major accidental radiation release at a Canadian nuclear facility; (g) will NRCan commission a study on the consequences of a large accidental radiation release at the Darlington nuclear station, the Pickering nuclear station, the Point Lepreau nuclear station, and the Bruce nuclear station to inform a public consultation on revising the Nuclear Liability Act and publicly release the results; (h) will NRCan provide the preliminary conclusions of the Atomic Energy Control Board’s (AECB) severe accident study; (i) will NRCan provide the AECB’s rationale for abandoning the severe accident study; (j) has NRCan reviewed the frequency and magnitude of reactor accidents based on the world-wide record as recommended by the Inter-departmental Work Group on the Nuclear Liability Act in 1984, and if so, will NRCan share the conclusions of this review;
(k) has Environment Canada considered the impact of a proposed Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act or the current Nuclear Liability Act on Canada’s commitment to sustainability and the polluter-pays principle, and if so, will Environment Canada provide the results of the department’s analysis; (l) has NRCan considered the impact of the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act or the Nuclear Liability Act on Canada’s commitment to sustainability and the polluter-pays principle, and if so, will NRCan provide the results of the department’s analysis; (m) could NRCan provide the government policy objective that lead to the passage of the Nuclear Liability Act and describe how and when this policy was established; (n) could NRCan provide the government policy objective that informed the development of the proposed Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act and describe how and when this policy was established; (o) did NRCan reconsider Canada’s policy on nuclear liability protection following the Fukushima disaster; (p) under which conditions would NRCan accept an unlimited liability regime for the updated Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act in the event of a nuclear accident, and if none, why not; (q) has NRCan estimated the implicit subsidy per kilowatt that would be created by raising the liability limit to $650 million and $1 billion as opposed to an unlimited liability, and if so, will NRCan share the results; (r) does NRCan have a policy on assessing and reporting on the energy market distortions created by the implicit subsidy created by current and future caps on nuclear operator liability; (s) how often does NRCan verify the insurance capacity of the insurers in Canada; and (t) how does NRCan define the “reasonable” cost of insurance in determining the maximum level required of nuclear operators? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-411-1316.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-60, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 3, 6 to 20, 24, 26, 27, 29 to 43, 47 to 74 and 78 to 80).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

Notice of Motion

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the second reading of Bill S-14, An Act to amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-60, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 3, 6 to 20, 24, 26, 27, 29 to 43, 47 to 74 and 78 to 80).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

Midnight

At 12:22 a.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, June 3, 2013, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on Motion No. 1, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

The question was put on Motion No. 2, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motion No. 3.

The question was put on Motion No. 6, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 7 to 11.

The question was put on Motion No. 12, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 13 to 15.

The question was put on Motion No. 16, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

The question was put on Motion No. 17, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 18 and 19.

The question was put on Motion No. 20, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 24, 26, 27 and 29 to 36.

The question was put on Motion No. 37, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 38 to 40.

The question was put on Motion No. 41, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 42 and 43.

The question was put on Motion No. 47, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 48 and 59.

The question was put on Motion No. 60, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 61 to 71.

The question was put on Motion No. 72, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

The question was put on Motion No. 73, and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred, which also applies to Motions No. 74 and 78 to 80.

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the recorded divisions were further deferred until Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.


The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill S-17, An Act to implement conventions, protocols, agreements and a supplementary convention, concluded between Canada and Namibia, Serbia, Poland, Hong Kong, Luxembourg and Switzerland, for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes.

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Mr. Flaherty (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. O'Connor (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

Debate arose thereon.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Lebel (Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities) — Interim Order No. 11 Respecting Private Operators (JUS-81100-2-109-11), dated May 31, 2013, pursuant to the Aeronautics Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-2, sbs. 6.41(5) and (6). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-411-926-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
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 Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale), three concerning sex selection (Nos. 411-4035 to 411-4037), one concerning foreign aid (No. 411-4038), one concerning abortion (No. 411-4039) and two concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 411-4040 and 411-4041).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 12:37 a.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 12:53 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).