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

Journals

No. 130

Thursday, October 23, 2014

10:00 a.m.



The doors were opened before the sitting began.

Prayers
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. 412-3920 to 412-3924, 412-3931, 412-3938, 412-3944, 412-3951, 412-3981, 412-3982, 412-3985 to 412-3987, 412-4003 to 412-4007, 412-4009 to 412-4011, 412-4014 to 412-4019, 412-4043, 412-4067, 412-4068, 412-4095 to 412-4105, 412-4117, 412-4120, 412-4130, 412-4140, 412-4146 to 412-4150, 412-4156, 412-4157, 412-4162, 412-4209, 412-4236 and 412-4278 concerning the Canada Post Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-1-17;

— Nos. 412-4116, 412-4118, 412-4138, 412-4141 and 412-4153 concerning the grain industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-82-14.


Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Harper (Prime Minister) made a statement.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee (Bill S-213, An Act respecting Lincoln Alexander Day, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-129.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 28) was tabled.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council), Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and the Nunavut Waters and Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal Act, was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, for the purposes of Standing Order 28, the House shall be deemed to have sat on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, and that any recorded division deferred to that day be further deferred to Wednesday, October 29, 2014.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Hawn (Edmonton Centre), one concerning Christianity (No. 412-4349);

— by Mr. Cash (Davenport), one concerning working conditions (No. 412-4350), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 412-4351) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-4352);

— by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), one concerning the war medals (No. 412-4353);

— by Mr. Warawa (Langley), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4354);

— by Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), one concerning the Kurdish situation in the Middle East (No. 412-4355), one concerning transportation (No. 412-4356) and one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4357);

— by Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke), one concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (No. 412-4358);

— by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), one concerning food policy (No. 412-4359);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the electoral system (No. 412-4360);

— by Mr. Hillyer (Lethbridge), one concerning prostitution (No. 412-4361).

Ways and Means

The Order was read for the consideration of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures (Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-16), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Monday, October 20, 2014. (Ways and Means No. 15)

Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.

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

(Division No. 256 -- Vote no 256)
YEAS: 148, NAYS: 121

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Anderson
Armstrong
Aspin
Baird
Barlow
Bateman
Bergen
Bernier
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
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Falk
Fantino
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goldring
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harper
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Hoback
Holder
James
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kent
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lauzon
Lebel
Leef
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mayes
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Paradis
Payne
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rajotte
Rathgeber
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz
Saxton
Schellenberger
Seeback
Shea
Shipley
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Uppal
Valcourt
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)
Yurdiga
Zimmer
Total: -- 148

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benskin
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Borg
Boulerice
Brahmi
Brosseau
Byrne
Caron
Casey
Cash
Chan
Charlton
Chicoine
Choquette
Christopherson
Cleary
Comartin
Côté
Cotler
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Fortin
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Gravelle
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hsu
Hughes
Julian
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mourani
Mulcair
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Pacetti
Papillon
Patry
Pilon
Plamondon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Ravignat
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Sgro
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stoffer
Sullivan
Thibeault
Toone
Tremblay
Trudeau
Turmel
Valeriote
Vaughan
Total: -- 121

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Pursuant to Standing Orders 83(4) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)), Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures, was 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 “A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures”.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve of Canada), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. MacKay (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-35, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals, military animals and service animals), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Private Members' Business

At 6:14 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), seconded by Mr. Leef (Yukon), moved, — That the House call on the government to take action to prevent forced marriages and any kind of non-consensual sponsorship in the immigration system by amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations so as to: (a) ban the use of proxy, telephone, and fax marriages as a means to spousal sponsorship; (b) disallow explicitly, in section 5, the use of proxy, telephone and fax marriages for the purpose of immigration; and (c) set out administrative measures that communicate clearly to visa officers how to detect a proxy, telephone or fax marriage. (Private Members' Business M-505)

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 Senate has passed Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act, without amendment.

Adjournment

At 7:14 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).