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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 103

Friday, June 13, 2014

10:00 a.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Devolin (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayers
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), seconded by Mr. Moore (Minister of Industry), — That Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.

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.

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. 412-2501, 412-2559 and 412-2690 to 412-2713 concerning natural gas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-91-04;

— No. 412-2511 concerning the Supreme Court Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-119-01;

— No. 412-2583 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-7-16;

— No. 412-2593 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-24-16;

— No. 412-2726 concerning transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-35-13;

— No. 412-3281 concerning working conditions. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-87-06.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) for Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park”.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Dechert (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee (Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, with an amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-116.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 21, 22 and 24 to 31) was tabled.


Ms. Adams (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health), from the Standing Committee on Health, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-117.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 32 to 34) was tabled.


Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South), from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, presented the Third Report of the Committee, "Interim Report on Rail Safety Review". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-118.

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. 3, 4, 6, 18 to 25, 28 and 29) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), seconded by Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni), Bill C-618, An Act to amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. Uppal (Minister of State (Multiculturalism)) for Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve of Canada), was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Notices of Motions

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 report stage and third reading stage of Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions.


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 C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, to enact the High Risk Child Sex Offender Database Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.


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 C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning crimes of violence (No. 412-3668);

— by Mr. Ravignat (Pontiac), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-3669);

— by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), one concerning the situation in Syria (No. 412-3670);

— by Mr. Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine), forty-nine concerning VIA Rail (Nos. 412-3671 to 412-3719);

— by Ms. Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona), one concerning immigration (No. 412-3720).


Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answer to question Q-483 on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. MacKay (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), — That Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 1:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Item No. 1 in the order of precedence, standing in the name of Mr. Patry (Jonquière—Alma), was called and, not having been proceeded with, in accordance with Standing Order 42(2), 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:

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 the Speaker — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for March 24, April 3, 7 and 28, May 7, 12 and 14 and June 2, 2014, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-412-14.

— by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health) — Proposed Regulations under Section 66 of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, pursuant to the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, S.C. 2009, c. 24, sbs. 66.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1074-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Mr. Lebel (Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) — Reports of the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-412-634-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment

At 1:30 p.m., the Acting Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).