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Wednesday, November 23, 2011 (No. 52)


Private Members' Business

Business to be Determined

C-/M-/P-Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale)
Item to be determined on or before Friday, December 9, 2011, and to be placed at the bottom of the Order of Precedence, pursuant to decision made by the Speaker on Friday, November 4, 2011.

Items in the Order of Precedence

No. 1
C-267 — September 19, 2011 — Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-267, An Act respecting the preservation of Canada’s water resources.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 14, 2011
No. 2
M-274 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help ensure that patients suffering from Multiple sclerosis (MS), and their families and caregivers, have access to the information they need to make informed decisions in the management of their condition by ensuring that: (a) the MS monitoring system currently being developed by the Canadian Institute for Health Information contain specific and useful information, accessible directly to patients, on the risks, benefits, and other relevant aspects relative to undergoing surgical treatment for chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI); (b) departments, agencies and programs work closely with provincial and territorial counterparts, with health professionals associations, such as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and with patient groups, such as the MS Society of Canada, on the sharing of up-to-date research-based information on the nature of CCSVI and its link to MS; and (c) the government’s two advisory boards dealing with MS ensure the patients’ concerns and views are well represented and heard at future meetings.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
No. 3
C-315 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Official Languages of Bill C-315, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (French language).
No. 4
C-299 — September 29, 2011 — Mr. Wilks (Kootenay—Columbia) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-299, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (kidnapping of young person).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
No. 5
C-316 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Harris (Cariboo—Prince George) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration).
No. 6
C-280 — September 21, 2011 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-280, An Act to establish a National Strategy for Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 14, 2011
No. 7
C-293 — September 28, 2011 — Ms. James (Scarborough Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (vexatious complainants).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
No. 8
C-312 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Rousseau (Compton—Stanstead) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-312, An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 (democratic representation).
No. 9
C-307 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-307, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (pregnant or nursing employees).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Charlton (Hamilton Mountain) — October 7, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 14, 2011
No. 10
M-271 — October 3, 2011 — Mr. Côté (Beauport—Limoilou) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the Port of Québec is of vital importance as a hub of international trade in opening new markets for Canadian business, creating jobs, generating significant economic benefits, particularly in terms of tourism, and ensuring the vitality of small and medium businesses in Quebec City and the surrounding areas; and (b) support key projects for the upgrading of port assets and the development of equipment, taking into account the climatic and environmental challenges of this particular section of the St. Lawrence River.
No. 11
C-311 — October 20, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Albas (Okanagan—Coquihalla), seconded by Mr. Kerr (West Nova), — That Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni), Mr. Allison (Niagara West—Glanbrook), Ms. Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), Mr. Aspin (Nipissing—Timiskaming) and Mr. Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country) — October 3, 2011
Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon) — October 4, 2011
Mr. Brison (Kings—Hants) — October 20, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 12
C-308 — October 21, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), seconded by Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), — That Bill C-308, An Act respecting a Commission of Inquiry into the development and implementation of a national fishery rebuilding strategy for fish stocks off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — October 19, 2011 (See Debates).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — October 21, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 13
C-314 — October 24, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Brown (Barrie), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), — That Bill C-314, An Act respecting the awareness of screening among women with dense breast tissue, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 14
C-310 — October 25, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), seconded by Mr. Warawa (Langley), — That Bill C-310, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Warawa (Langley) — October 19, 2011
Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Ms. Sgro (York West), Mr. Holder (London West), Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) and Ms. Young (Vancouver South) — October 20, 2011
Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Mr. Chisu (Pickering—Scarborough East), Mr. Goodyear (Cambridge), Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre), Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale), Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake) and Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills) — October 21, 2011
Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale), Mr. Seeback (Brampton West), Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) and Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer) — October 24, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 15
C-305 — October 26, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Chow (Trinity—Spadina), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), — That Bill C-305, An Act to establish a National Public Transit Strategy, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles) — September 30, 2011
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — October 24, 2011
Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York), Mr. Cash (Davenport) and Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park) — October 26, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 16
M-270 — October 27, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), seconded by Mr. Nicholls (Vaudreuil—Soulanges), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that the construction and maintenance of public infrastructure plays a vital role in the creation and protection of jobs, and that infrastructure is a strategic asset that supports vibrant, prosperous and sustainable communities; (b) act immediately to counter the crisis of crumbling infrastructure and the very real risks it poses to the economy, security, and the quality of life of Canadians; (c) develop a legislative framework, with clear targets, to provide sustainable, predictable and long term infrastructure funding agreements with provinces, territories, municipalities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities; (d) cooperate with stakeholders to encourage the use of sustainable and innovative infrastructure design models, and to develop sustainable building codes that favour energy and water conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and take into account changing demographics and evolving rural-urban linkages; (e) index the Gas Tax Fund to economic and population growth and increase the existing gas tax transfer by one cent per litre, and consider other alternative funding mechanisms to ensure municipalities, large and small, have the long-term capacity to build and maintain public infrastructure; and (f) acknowledge its exclusive financial responsibility for, and immediately announce its intention to replace, the Champlain Bridge.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 17
C-300 — October 28, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), seconded by Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton), — That Bill C-300, An Act respecting a Federal Framework for Suicide Prevention, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Woodworth (Kitchener Centre) — October 4, 2011
Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — October 17, 2011
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton) and Mr. Braid (Kitchener—Waterloo) — October 18, 2011
Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), Mr. Chisu (Pickering—Scarborough East) and Ms. Brown (Newmarket—Aurora) — October 19, 2011
Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Mr. Sorenson (Crowfoot) and Mr. Comartin (Windsor—Tecumseh) — October 20, 2011
Ms. Leslie (Halifax) — October 21, 2011
Mr. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap) and Mr. Warkentin (Peace River) — October 24, 2011
Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre) — October 26, 2011
Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), Mr. Toet (Elmwood—Transcona) and Mr. Carmichael (Don Valley West) — October 27, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 18
C-313 — October 31, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Davidson (Sarnia—Lambton), seconded by Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), — That Bill C-313, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective cosmetic contact lenses), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 19
C-306 — November 2, 2011 — On or after Thursday, November 24, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Ravignat (Pontiac), seconded by Mr. Lapointe (Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup), — That Bill C-306, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (political affiliation), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 20
C-217 — November 3, 2011 — On or after Friday, November 25, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), seconded by Mr. Gill (Brampton—Springdale), — That Bill C-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
Ms. Adams (Mississauga—Brampton South) — October 27, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 21
C-278 — November 14, 2011 — On or after Tuesday, November 29, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Regan (Halifax West), seconded by Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), — That Bill C-278, An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — November 14, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 22
M-269 — November 15, 2011 — On or after Wednesday, November 30, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), seconded by Mrs. Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should help improve financial literacy in Canada by: (a) working to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Financial Literacy; (b) creating, promoting, and continuously upgrade a single source website for financial literacy to increase public awareness and ease access to information for Canadians; (c) requiring federally regulated financial institutions to publicly disclose their contributions to financial literacy initiatives; (d) ensuring the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada works with willing provinces and territories to promote financial literacy to youth through the educational system; and (e) designating November as “Financial Literacy Month”.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Adams (Mississauga—Brampton South) — October 27, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 23
C-350 — November 17, 2011 — Mr. Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-350, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (accountability of offenders).
Motion may not be moved, pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1).
No. 24
C-309 — November 17, 2011 — On or after Friday, December 2, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Richards (Wild Rose), seconded by Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), — That Bill C-309, An Act to amend the Criminal code (concealment of identity), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 25
C-288 — November 18, 2011 — On or after Monday, December 5, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Carmichael (Don Valley West), seconded by Mr. Watson (Essex), — That Bill C-288, An Act respecting the National Flag of Canada, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul) — October 18, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 26
C-215 — November 21, 2011 — On or after Tuesday, December 6, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), seconded by Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca), — That Bill C-215, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deletion of deduction from annuity), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — October 19, 2011 (See Debates).
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 27
C-291 — November 22, 2011 — On or after Wednesday, December 7, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Coderre (Bourassa), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That Bill C-291, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (waiting period and maximum special benefits), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Statement by Speaker regarding Royal Recommendation — October 19, 2011 (See Debates).
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
No. 28
C-304 — November 22, 2011 — On or after Wednesday, December 7, 2011 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Storseth (Westlock—St. Paul), seconded by Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), — That Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Lemieux (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell) — October 4, 2011
Mr. Sorenson (Crowfoot), Mr. Toet (Elmwood—Transcona), Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), Mr. Clarke (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River) and Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — October 5, 2011
Mr. Richards (Wild Rose), Mr. Trost (Saskatoon—Humboldt), Mr. Bruinooge (Winnipeg South), Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni) and Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin) — October 6, 2011
Mr. Chisu (Pickering—Scarborough East), Mrs. Smith (Kildonan—St. Paul), Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake), Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat) and Mr. Hiebert (South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale) — October 13, 2011
Mr. Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings) — October 17, 2011
Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville) — October 18, 2011
Mr. Tweed (Brandon—Souris) — October 20, 2011
Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale) — October 27, 2011
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

Items outside the Order of Precedence

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