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

Journals

No. 113

Monday, September 22, 2014

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Private Members' Business

At 11:01 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Choquette (Drummond), seconded by Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners of houses, residential buildings, shops and businesses to reduce their energy consumption, with a view to: (a) combatting climate change; (b) lowering the energy bills of Canadians; and (c) creating jobs and stimulating the economy. (Private Members' Business M-497)

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, September 24, 2014, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as reported by the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights with amendments.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 to 52.

Group No. 1

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting the long title.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting the preamble.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 3, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 1.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 4, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 2.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 5, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 6, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 7, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 5.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 8, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 9, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 7.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 10, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 8.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 11, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 9.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 12, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 10.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 13, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 11.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 14, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 15, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 13.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 16, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 14.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 17, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 15.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 18, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 16.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 19, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 17.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 20, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 18.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 21, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 19.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 22, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 20.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 23, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 21.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 24, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 22.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 25, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 23.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 26, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 24.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 27, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 25.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 28, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 26.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 29, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 27.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 30, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 28.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 31, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 29.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 32, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 30.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 33, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 31.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 34, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 32.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 35, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 33.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 36, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 34.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 37, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 35.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 38, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 39, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 37.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 40, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 38.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 41, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 39.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 42, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 40.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 43, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 41.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 44, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 42.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 45, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 43.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 46, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 44.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 47, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 45.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 48, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 45.1.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 49, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 46.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 50, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 47.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 51, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 48.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 52, — That Bill C-36 be amended by deleting Clause 49.

Debate arose 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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), seconded by Ms. Bennett (St. Paul's), Bill C-624, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender), 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. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), seconded by Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), Bill C-625, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (removal of imprisonment), 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. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), Bill C-626, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census), 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 ordered, — That, notwithstanding Standing Order 28 or any other usual practice of the House, the following proposed calendar for the year 2015 be tabled and that the House adopt this calendar.

Accordingly, Mr. Duncan (Minister of State and Chief Government Whip) laid upon the Table, — House of Commons calendar for the year 2015. — Sessional Paper No. 8530-412-9.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), one concerning sex selection (No. 412-3956) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-3957);

— by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), sixteen concerning the mining industry (Nos. 412-3958 to 412-3973);

— by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), two concerning the mining industry (Nos. 412-3974 and 412-3975);

— by Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), five concerning prostitution (Nos. 412-3976 to 412-3980);

— by Ms. Sims (Newton—North Delta), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-3981);

— by Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-3982);

— by Mr. Lemieux (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell), two concerning prostitution (Nos. 412-3983 and 412-3984);

— by Ms. LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-3985);

— by Ms. Sgro (York West), two concerning the Canada Post Corporation (Nos. 412-3986 and 412-3987);

— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning international agreements (No. 412-3988);

— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning climate change (No. 412-3989);

— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning Crown Corporations (No. 412-3990);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-3991) and two concerning climate change (Nos. 412-3992 and 412-3993);

— by Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville), one concerning health care services (No. 412-3994).

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of 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, as reported by the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights with an amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 7 to 9.

Group No. 1

Ms. Boivin (Gatineau), seconded by Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting the short title.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Ms. Boivin (Gatineau), seconded by Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), moved Motion No. 4, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 20.

Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), moved Motion No. 5, — That Bill C-13, in Clause 20, be amended by adding after line 29 on page 14 the following:

“(2) For greater certainty, nothing in this Act shall be construed so as to abrogate or derogate from the protections for personal information affirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. Spencer 2014 SCC 43.”

Ms. Boivin (Gatineau), seconded by Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), moved Motion No. 7, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 23.

Ms. Boivin (Gatineau), seconded by Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), moved Motion No. 8, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 26.

Ms. Boivin (Gatineau), seconded by Ms. Péclet (La Pointe-de-l'Île), moved Motion No. 9, — That Bill C-13 be amended by deleting Clause 47.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

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. Fast (Minister of International Trade) — Report of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-88-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— by Mr. Goodyear (Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario)) — Reports of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 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. 8561-412-954-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 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 6:49 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).