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

Journals

No. 139

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

2:00 p.m.



Prayers
National Anthem
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.

Question of Privilege

Pursuant to Standing Order 20, Mr. Del Mastro (Peterborough) made a statement.

Vacancies

Mr. Del Mastro, Member for the Electoral District of Peterborough, in the Province of Ontario, from his place in the House, gave notice of his intention to resign his seat as Member for the said Electoral District.

Accordingly, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(a) of the Parliament of Canada Act, the Speaker will address a warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a new Writ of Election for the Electoral District of Peterborough.

Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker declared that, in light of the statement of Mr. Del Mastro (Peterborough), any further proceedings on the privilege motion standing in the name of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster) were now unnecessary.

Accordingly, the Order for consideration of the motion was dropped from the Order Paper.

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 transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2015, 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 (B), 2014-15" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-412-96.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, were deemed referred to the several Standing Committees of the House as follows:

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

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

Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Vote 1b

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

Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 5b

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

Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

(4) To the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canada Council for the Arts, Vote 1b

Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5b

Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1b

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1b

National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1b

(5) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 7b

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

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1b

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Environment, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Parks Canada Agency, Vote 1b

(7) To the Standing Committee on Finance

Canada Revenue Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Finance, Votes 1b, 6b, 8b and L10b

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b

(8) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

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

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 12b and L20b

National Capital Commission, Votes 1b and 5b

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

Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1b

Public Service Commission, Vote 1b

Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1b and 5b

Shared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5b

Treasury Board Secretariat, Vote 15b

(11) To the Standing Committee on Health

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5b

Health, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

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

Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b

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

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5b

Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10b

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

Industry, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1b and 5b

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1b and 5b

Statistics Canada, Vote 1b

Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5b

(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 2b

Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b

Justice, Votes 1b and 5b

Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1b

(15) To the Standing Committee on National Defence

Communications Security Establishment, Vote 1b

Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1b

National Defence, Votes 1b and 10b

(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1b

National Energy Board, Vote 1b

Natural Resources, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

House of Commons, Vote 1b

(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Canada Border Services Agency, Votes 1b and 5b

Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1b

Correctional Service of Canada, Vote 1b

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 1b

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1b

(19) To the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Vote 1b

(20) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1b

Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b, 3b and 5b

The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1b

Transport, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b

VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1b

(21) To the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, - Performance Reports for the period ended March 31, 2014 (USB key included), as follows:

(1) Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and Canadian Polar Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-94;

(2) Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-95;

(3) Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-96;

(4) Canada Border Services Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-97;

(5) Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-98;

(6) Canada Industrial Relations Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-99;

(7) Canada Revenue Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-100;

(8) Canada School of Public Service. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-101;

(9) Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-102;

(10) Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-103;

(11) Canadian Food Inspection Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-104;

(12) Canadian Grain Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-105;

(13) Canadian Heritage. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-106;

(14) Canadian Human Rights Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-107;

(15) Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-108;

(16) Canadian Institutes of Health Research. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-109;

(17) Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-110;

(18) Canadian International Trade Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-111;

(19) Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-112;

(20) Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-113;

(21) Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-114;

(22) Canadian Space Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-115;

(23) Canadian Transportation Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-116;

(24) Citizenship and Immigration Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-117;

(25) Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-118;

(26) Copyright Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-119;

(27) Correctional Service of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-120;

(28) Courts Administration Service. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-121;

(29) Department of Finance Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-122;

(30) Department of Justice Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-123;

(31) Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-124;

(32) Employment and Social Development Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-125;

(33) Environment Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-126;

(34) Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-127;

(35) Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-128;

(36) Fisheries and Oceans Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-129;

(37) Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-130;

(38) Health Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-131;

(39) Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-132;

(40) Industry Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-133;

(41) Infrastructure Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-134;

(42) Library and Archives Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-135;

(43) Military Grievances External Review Committee. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-136;

(44) Military Police Complaints Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-137;

(45) National Energy Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-138;

(46) National Film Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-139;

(47) National Research Council Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-140;

(48) Natural Resources Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-141;

(49) Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-142;

(50) Northern Pipeline Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-143;

(51) Office of the Auditor General of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-144;

(52) Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-145;

(53) Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-146;

(54) Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-147;

(55) Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-148;

(56) Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-149;

(57) Office of the Correctional Investigator. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-150;

(58) Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-151;

(59) Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-152;

(60) Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-153;

(61) Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-154;

(62) Parks Canada Agency. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-155;

(63) Parole Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-156;

(64) Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-157;

(65) Privy Council Office. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-158;

(66) Public Health Agency of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-159;

(67) Public Prosecution Service of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-160;

(68) Public Safety Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-161;

(69) Public Servants Disclosure Protection Tribunal Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-162;

(70) Public Service Commission of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-163;

(71) Public Service Labour Relations Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-164;

(72) Public Service Staffing Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-165;

(73) Public Works and Government Services Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-166;

(74) RCMP External Review Committee. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-167;

(75) Registry of the Competition Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-168;

(76) Registry of the Specific Claims Tribunal. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-169;

(77) Royal Canadian Mounted Police. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-170;

(78) Security Intelligence Review Committee. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-171;

(79) Shared Services Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-172;

(80) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-173;

(81) Statistics Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-174;

(82) Status of Women Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-175;

(83) Supreme Court of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-176;

(84) The National Battlefields Commission. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-177;

(85) Transport Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-178;

(86) Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-179;

(87) Transportation Safety Board of Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-180;

(88) Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-181;

(89) Veterans Affairs Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-182;

(90) Veterans Review and Appeal Board. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-183;

(91) Western Economic Diversification Canada. - Sessional Paper No. 8563-412-184.


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. 412-3958 to 412-3975 and 412-4028 to 412-4033 concerning the mining industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-28-15;

— No. 412-3988 concerning international agreements. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-21-10;

— Nos. 412-3989, 412-3992 and 412-3993 concerning climate change. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-50-12;

— No. 412-3991 concerning natural gas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-91-06;

— Nos. 412-4024 and 412-4025 concerning the labelling of food products. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-127-02;

— No. 412-4026 concerning crimes of violence. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-63-07;

— Nos. 412-4027 and 412-4045 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-7-22;

— No. 412-4042 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-2-18;

— Nos. 412-4260 to 412-4273 concerning veterans' affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-77-06;

— No. 412-4351 concerning the Employment Insurance Program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-27-04;

— No. 412-4358 concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-6-08.


Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Fantino (Minister of Veterans Affairs) made a statement.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London) presented the Report of the Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) regarding the Bilateral Visit to London, United Kingdom, from March 8 to 13, 2014. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-412-53-10.



Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. McColeman (Brant), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the Seventh Report of the Committee (Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or Canadian resident, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-132.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 34 and 35) was tabled.


Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 23rd Report of the Committee (Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance), with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-133.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 49, 53 and 55) was tabled.


Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), from the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee (Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-134.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 37 to 43) was tabled.


Motions

Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas), moved, — That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented on Thursday, November 28, 2013, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 24)

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


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), one concerning the Canada Pension Plan (No. 412-4444) and one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4445);

— by Mr. Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville), two concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 412-4446 and 412-4447);

— by Ms. Jones (Labrador), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4448);

— by Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York), one concerning a national child care program (No. 412-4449);

— by Mr. Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4450);

— by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4451).


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-671 on the Order Paper.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-672 — Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso) — With regard to materials prepared for ministers or their staff, from June 4, 2014 to the present: for every briefing document prepared, what is (i) the date on the document, (ii) the title or subject matter of the document, (iii) the department's internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-672.


Q-673 — Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso) — With regard to government communications: for each announcement made by a Minister or Parliamentary Secretary in the National Capital Region between January 1, 2007 and October 15, 2013, both dates inclusive, in a location other than the parliamentary precinct or the National Press Theatre, what was the (a) date; (b) location; (c) purpose or subject matter; (d) name and portfolio of the Minister or Parliamentary Secretary; and (e) what were the amounts and details of all expenses related to making each such announcement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-673.


Q-674 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — With regard to government communications since May 30, 2014: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any government department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, what is the (i) headline or subject line, (ii) date, (iii) file or code number, (iv) subject matter; (b) for each such press release, was it distributed (i) on the web site of the issuing department, agency, office, Crown corporation, or other government body, (ii) on Marketwire, (iii) on Canada Newswire, (iv) on any other commercial wire or distribution service, specifying which service; and (c) for each press release distributed by a commercial wire or distribution service mentioned in (b)(ii) through (iv), what was the cost of using the service? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-674.


Q-675 — Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) — With regard to materials prepared for deputy heads or their staff from June 4, 2014 to the present: for every briefing document prepared, what is (i) the date on the document, (ii) the title or subject matter of the document, (iii) the department’s internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-675.


Q-676 — Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) — With regard to materials prepared for Assistant Deputy Ministers from June 4, 2014 to the present: for every briefing document prepared, what is (i) the date on the document, (ii) the title or subject matter of the document, (iii) the department’s internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-676.


Q-677 — Mr. Pacetti (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel) — With respect to government advertising: for each television advertisement which has been aired during the 2014 "Fédération Internationale de Football Association" (FIFA) World Cup, what is the (a) identification number, name or ADV number; (b) number of times each advertisement has aired during such a broadcast, specifying the total number of times and the total length of time (seconds or minutes), broken down by date and match for each advertisement; (c) total cost to air each advertisement, broken down by date and match; (d) criteria used to select each of the advertisement placements; (e) media outlet used to air each advertisement, broken down by date and match; and (f) total amount spent per outlet, broken down by date and match? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-677.


Q-679 — Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North) — With respect to Canada’s response to the international Ebola outbreak in West Africa: (a) how is Canada working with other countries to address the outbreak, (i) through the Global Health Security Action Group and the Global Health Security Agenda, (ii) in other ways; (b) what specific departments are involved in the Canadian response and what is the lead agency in each of (i) preparedness, (ii) response, (iii) recovery related to the outbreak in West Africa; (c) what specific actions is each of the departments listed in (b) undertaking; (d) what is the government doing to ensure the safety of Canadians who are travelling to West Africa to undertake activities including, but not limited to, (i) humanitarian work, (ii) commerce and trade, (iii) safeguard the well-being of those who are there now and in areas where Ebola is spreading; (e) what guidance is being provided to Canadians traveling to West Africa (i) before they leave, (ii) while in areas in which Ebola has been reported, (iii) if they think they have symptoms consistent with Ebola, (iv) for after their return to Canada; (f) how specifically was the April 18, 2014, funding of $1,285,000 to address the outbreak spent, broken down by item and amount spent on each item; (g) how many specialists, and in what disciplines, did Canada send to work with the World Health Organization (WHO), or to West Africa to help; (h) how specifically was the August 8, 2014, funding of $5 million to address the outbreak spent, broken down by item and amount spent on each item; (i) what specific plans were put in place to monitor the health of the three-person mobile team from Winnipeg’s National Microbiology Laboratory as they were brought home from Sierra Leone and afterward kept in voluntary isolation; (j) for how long will the persons mentioned in (i) be in isolation; (k) does the government plan to respond to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s “international rescue call” and the WHO’s $600 million request for funding; and (l) is the government ready to isolate and care for someone if affected with Ebola within Canada; (m) does the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) have a public awareness plan to help Canadians understand the prevention, transmission, and signs and symptoms of the disease; and (n) does PHAC have a communication link with all provinces and territories? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-679.


Q-680 — Mr. Mai (Brossard—La Prairie) — With regard to the transshipment of an endangered fin whale from Iceland to Japan through Canada: (a) is the government committed to stand against the illegal trade of endangered wildlife; (b) when were the following departments first notified of this transshipment, (i) Canada Border Services Agency, (ii) Fisheries and Oceans Canada, (iii) Environment Canada, (iv) Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, (v) Canadian Food Inspection Agency; (c) what actions did the following departments undertake after being notified, (i) Canada Border Services Agency, (ii) Fisheries and Oceans Canada, (iii) Environment Canada, (iv) Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, (v) Canadian Food Inspection Agency; (d) what steps is the government taking to ensure that this transshipment of endangered species across Canada does not happen again; (e) did Environment Canada’s Wildlife Enforcement Directorate raise any concerns regarding this shipment, (i) if so, what were they, (ii) if not, why not; (f) has the government examined the appropriateness of this shipment in light of the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act; and (g) has the government considered following the example put forward by the United States by banning the transit of meat from endangered fin whales or any endangered species under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-680.


Q-681 — Mr. Chan (Scarborough—Agincourt) — With regard to Service Canada: (a) what products and services does it offer and when did these products and services begin to be offered; (b) what is the service standard for all on line products and what is the current average wait time for these products; (c) what is the service standard for in-person wait times and what is the wait time at each in-person site; (d) what is the cost per transaction for each of the services offered, broken down by different delivery channel; (e) what is the transaction volume of each Service Canada centre and what year did that centre open; and (f) what is the number of full time equivalency positions for each centre and for the other divisions of the Department, from 2008 to the present? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-681.


Q-682 — Mr. Chan (Scarborough—Agincourt) — With regard to announcements by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario after August 1, 2009: (a) what were the costs of each project announced and what was the final cost when the project was completed, including (i) the year, (ii) the program the project fell under, (iii) the organization receiving the funds; (b) when was each project announced, including multiple dates if the project announcements were for milestones or other changes; (c) what were the costs of these announcements including the cost for (i) room or facility rental, (ii) staff travel, including the number of staff that attended, (iii) exempt staff travel, (iv) Minister travel, (v) media staging company, (vi) outside consultants, including what service they provided; and (d) what were the costs associated with any canceled events, including the reason for canceling the event? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-682.


Q-683 — Mr. Chan (Scarborough—Agincourt) — With regard to announcements by the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario after April 1, 2006: (a) what were the costs of each project announced, and what was the final cost when the project was completed, including (i) the year, (ii) the program the project fell under, (iii) the organization receiving the funds; (b) when was this project announced, including multiple dates if the project announcements were for milestones or other changes; (c) what were the costs of these announcements, listing the (i) room or facility rental, (ii) staff travel, including the number of staff that attended, (iii) exempt staff travel, (iv) Minister travel, (v) media staging company, (vi) outside consultants, including what service they provided; and (d) what were the costs associated with any canceled events including the reason for canceling the event? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-683.

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-501, An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day, without amendment.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Blaney (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. Fantino (Minister of Veterans Affairs), — That Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

The debate continued.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Private Members' Business

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra), seconded by Mr. Casey (Charlottetown), — That Bill C-622, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (transparency and accountability), to enact the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence.

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

(Division No. 270 -- Vote no 270)
YEAS: 120, NAYS: 142

YEAS -- POUR

Allen (Welland)
Angus
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benskin
Bevington
Blanchette
Boivin
Borg
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Brison
Brosseau
Byrne
Caron
Casey
Cash
Chan
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Christopherson
Comartin
Côté
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dewar
Dionne Labelle
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Giguère
Goodale
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hsu
Hughes
Hyer
Julian
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Martin
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mulcair
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nunez-Melo
Papillon
Patry
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Rathgeber
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Saganash
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Sgro
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stewart
Sullivan
Thibeault
Toone
Tremblay
Trost
Trudeau
Turmel
Valeriote
Total: -- 120

NAYS -- CONTRE

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Aspin
Barlow
Bateman
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Bruinooge
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Falk
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goldring
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Hoback
Holder
James
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lauzon
Lebel
Leef
Lemieux
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mayes
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Miller
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Paradis
Payne
Poilievre
Preston
Rajotte
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Saxton
Schellenberger
Seeback
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Truppe
Uppal
Valcourt
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Wallace
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilks
Williamson
Woodworth
Yelich
Young (Oakville)
Yurdiga
Zimmer
Total: -- 142

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Harris (Scarborough Southwest), seconded by Mr. Chicoine (Châteauguay—Saint-Constant), — That Bill C-597, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

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

(Division No. 271 -- Vote no 271)
YEAS: 258, NAYS: 2

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Welland)
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anderson
Angus
Armstrong
Ashton
Aspin
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Barlow
Bateman
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Benoit
Benskin
Bergen
Bernier
Bevington
Bezan
Blanchette
Block
Boivin
Borg
Boughen
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brison
Brosseau
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Bruinooge
Butt
Byrne
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Caron
Carrie
Casey
Cash
Chan
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Chisu
Chong
Choquette
Christopherson
Clarke
Clement
Comartin
Côté
Crockatt
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Daniel
Davidson
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dechert
Devolin
Dewar
Dionne Labelle
Dreeshen
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Dykstra
Easter
Eyking
Falk
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Foote
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Galipeau
Gallant
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Giguère
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goodale
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
Hoback
Holder
Hsu
Hughes
Hyer
James
Jones
Julian
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kellway
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kent
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lake
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Lauzon
Laverdière
Lebel
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leef
Lemieux
Leslie
Liu
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacAulay
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mai
Marston
Masse
Mathyssen
May
Mayes
McCallum
McColeman
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
McLeod
Menegakis
Miller
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mulcair
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nicholson
Norlock
Nunez-Melo
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Papillon
Paradis
Patry
Payne
Péclet
Perreault
Pilon
Poilievre
Preston
Quach
Rafferty
Rajotte
Rankin
Rathgeber
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Saganash
Sandhu
Saxton
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Seeback
Sellah
Sgro
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
St-Denis
Stewart
Storseth
Strahl
Sullivan
Sweet
Thibeault
Toet
Toone
Tremblay
Trost
Trudeau
Truppe
Turmel
Uppal
Valcourt
Valeriote
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
Wallace
Warkentin
Watson
Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country)
Weston (Saint John)
Wilks
Williamson
Woodworth
Yelich
Young (Oakville)
Yurdiga
Zimmer
Total: -- 258

NAYS -- CONTRE

Schellenberger
Tilson
Total: -- 2

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-597, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

Private Members' Business

At 6:43 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 Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-627, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act (safety of persons and property).

Ms. Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), seconded by Mr. Wilks (Kootenay—Columbia), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

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.

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 Ms. Findlay (Minister of National Revenue) — Report of Canada Revenue Agency, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canada Revenue Agency Act, S.C. 1999, c. 17, sbs. 88(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-780-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Moore (Minister of Industry) — The Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for 2014, pursuant to the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c. 33, sbs. 10(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1043-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Report on the Marine Liability Act (Part 5, Liability for the Carriage of Goods by Water), pursuant to the Marine Liability Act, S.C. 2001, c. 6, s. 44. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-874-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2014-2015 to 2018-2019 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2014-2015 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-863-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified correct by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Albas (Okanagan—Coquihalla), one concerning climate change (No. 412-4452).

Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:44 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 8:17 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).