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41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 85

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board):

Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General hereby transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (C) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2012 and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.

Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (C), 2011-12". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-411-99.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012, were deemed referred to the several Standing Committees of the House as follows:

(1) to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Health, Votes 27c and 29c

Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1c, 5c and 10c

(2) to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1c, 10c, 20c and 25c

(3) to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage, Votes 1c, 5c and 50c

(4) to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1c and 5c

(5) to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

Environment, Votes 1c and 10c

(6) to the Standing Committee on Finance

Finance, Votes 1c, 7c, L10c and L17c

(7) to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1c and 10c

(8) to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Votes 1c, 10c, 25c, 30c, L35c, L40c and 45c

(9) to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

Canadian Heritage, Vote 105c

Privy Council, Vote 1c

Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1c, 5c, 7c, 13c, 17c and 21c

Treasury Board, Votes 1c and 15c

(10) to the Standing Committee on Health

Health, Votes 1c, 10c, 25c and 40c

(11) to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Human Resources and Skills Development, Votes 1c, 5c and 7c

(12) to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Vote 5c

Industry, Votes 1c, 5c, 25c, 40c, 60c, 65c, 70c, 80c, 95c and 105c

(13) to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Justice, Votes 1c, 10c, 15c and 35c

(14) to the Standing Committee on National Defence

National Defence, Votes 1c and 10c

(15) to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Natural Resources, Votes 1c, 5c, 10c and 15c

(16) to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

Parliament, Vote 5c

(17) to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1c, 5c, 10c, 15c, 45c and 50c

(18) to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Vote 52c

Transport, Votes 1c, 5c, 10c, 50c and 55c

(19) to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Vote 5c


Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board):

Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General hereby transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2013, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.

Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2012-13". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-411-100.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, were deemed referred to the several Standing Committees of the House as follows:

(1) to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development

Health, Votes 30 and 35

Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35 and 40

(2) to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

Justice, Votes 40 and 45

Parliament, Votes 15 and 20

Treasury Board, Vote 45

(3) to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30

(4) to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90 and 115

(5) to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(6) to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

Environment, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30

(7) to the Standing Committee on Finance

Canada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Finance, Votes 1, 5, L10, L15, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45

(8) to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(9) to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 25, 30, L35, L40, 45 and 50

(10) to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

Canadian Heritage, Votes 95, 100, 105 and 110

Governor General, Vote 1

Parliament, Vote 1

Privy Council, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 25

Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25

Treasury Board, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30, 33, 40 and 50

(11) to the Standing Committee on Health

Health, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60

(12) to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Human Resources and Skills Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25

(13) to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5

Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100 and 105

Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5

(14) to the Standing Committee on International Trade

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Vote 20

(15) to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Justice, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 50

(16) to the Standing Committee on National Defence

National Defence, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30

(17) to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30

(18) to the Standing Committee on Official Languages

Privy Council, Vote 20

(19) to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

Parliament, Vote 5

Privy Council, Vote 15

(20) to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Finance, Vote 20

(21) to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Privy Council, Vote 30

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 and 65

(22) to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Human Resources and Skills Development, Votes 30 and 35

(23) to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Votes 55 and 60

Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60

(24) to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(25) to the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament

Parliament, Vote 10


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), one concerning nuclear weapons (No. 411-0524) and three concerning horse meat (Nos. 411-0525 to 411-0527);
— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), two concerning suicide prevention (Nos. 411-0528 and 411-0529);
— by Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), one concerning horse meat (No. 411-0530);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning climate change (No. 411-0531), one concerning national parks (No. 411-0532) and one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 411-0533);
— by Mr. Andrews (Avalon), one concerning telecommunications (No. 411-0534).
Business of Supply

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

Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), moved, — That the House recognize: (a) the fundamental right of all Canadians to the freedoms of speech, communication and privacy, and that there must be a clear affirmation on the need for these rights to be respected in all forms of communication; (b) that the collection by government of personal information and data from Canadians relating to their online activities without limits, rules, and judicial oversight constitutes a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ protections against unreasonable search and seizure; (c) that Canadians who have expressed deep concerns about Bill C-30 should not be described as being friends of child pornography or advocates of criminal activity; (d) that the Charter is the guarantor of the basic rights and freedoms of all Canadians; and (e) that the Charter is paramount to any provision of the Criminal Code of Canada; and accordingly the House calls on the Prime Minister to ensure that any legislation put forward by his government respects the provisions of the Charter and its commitment to the principles of due process, respect for privacy and the presumption of innocence.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Rae (Toronto Centre), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), 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 it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 135 -- Vote no 135)
YEAS: 274, NAYS: 0

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Welland)
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Anderson
Andrews
Angus
Armstrong
Ashfield
Aspin
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Baird
Bateman
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benoit
Benskin
Bernier
Bevington
Bezan
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Blaney
Block
Borg
Boughen
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brosseau
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Caron
Carrie
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Chisu
Chong
Choquette
Chow
Christopherson
Clarke
Cleary
Clement
Coderre
Comartin
Côté
Cotler
Crowder
Cuzner
Daniel

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

Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Larose
Latendresse
Lauzon
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leslie
Leung
Liu
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Mai
Marston
Martin
May
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Menzies
Merrifield
Michaud
Miller
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mourani
Murray
Nantel
Nicholls
Nicholson
Norlock
Nunez-Melo
O'Connor
Obhrai
Oda
Oliver
Pacetti
Paradis
Patry
Payne
Péclet
Penashue
Perreault
Pilon
Plamondon
Poilievre
Preston
Quach
Rae
Rafferty

Raitt
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Raynault
Regan
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Richardson
Rickford
Ritz
Rousseau
Sandhu
Savoie
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Schellenberger
Seeback
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
St-Denis
Stanton
Stewart
Stoffer
Storseth
Strahl
Sullivan
Sweet
Thibeault
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: -- 274

NAYS -- CONTRE

Nil--Aucun

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 Health of Bill S-206, An Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day.

Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), seconded by Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

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 Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament has been authorized to examine and report upon the expenditures set out in Parliament Vote 10 of the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013.

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. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:
— P.C. 2012-6. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-411-1-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)
— P.C. 2012-19. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-411-2-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— P.C. 2012-17. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-411-3-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— P.C. 2012-20 to P.C. 2012-24. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-411-30-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— P.C. 2012-18. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-411-24-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), 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. Warawa (Langley), two concerning health care services (Nos. 411-0535 and 411-0536) and one concerning China (No. 411-0537);
— by Mrs. Turmel (Hull—Aylmer), one concerning China (No. 411-0538).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:59 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 7:20 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).