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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 168

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Statements by Ministers

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


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Wallace (Burlington), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the 13th Report of the Committee (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-587, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility)). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-174.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 59) was tabled.

Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(3), the motion to concur in the Report was deemed moved, the question was deemed put and a recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, February 4, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 28)


Mr. Wallace (Burlington), from the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, presented the 14th Report of the Committee (extension of time, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1, to consider Bill C-590, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (blood alcohol content)). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-175.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 59) was tabled.

Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(3), the motion to concur in the Report was deemed moved, the question was deemed put and a recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Wednesday, February 4, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 29)


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4821);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4822);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), two concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-4823 and 412-4824) and two concerning the mining industry (Nos. 412-4825 and 412-4826);
— by Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam), one concerning a national day (No. 412-4827);
— by Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-4828);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4829) and one concerning federal programs (No. 412-4830);
— by Mr. Leef (Yukon), one concerning the Parliament of Canada (No. 412-4831).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act.

Mr. Poilievre (Minister of State (Democratic Reform)), seconded by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Alexander (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), — That Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose on businesses, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Business of Supply

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Mr. Cleary (St. John's South—Mount Pearl), seconded by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), — That, in the opinion of the House, the federal government must respect its promise to Newfoundland and Labrador of $400 million for development and renewal, based on a 70/30 federal/provincial cost-share model, through the province’s Fisheries Investment Fund, in exchange for lifting minimum processing requirements as part of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

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

(Division No. 320 -- Vote no 320)
YEAS: 116, NAYS: 148

YEAS -- POUR

Andrews
Angus
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Bellavance
Bennett
Bevington
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Brison
Brosseau
Caron
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Christopherson
Cleary
Comartin
Côté
Cotler
Crowder

Cullen
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Davies (Vancouver East)
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Garneau
Genest
Giguère
Goodale
Gravelle
Groguhé
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
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mourani
Mulcair
Nantel

Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Papillon
Péclet
Perreault
Plamondon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Rathgeber
Regan
Rousseau
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Sgro
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stewart
Sullivan
Toone
Tremblay
Trudeau
Turmel
Valeriote
Vaughan

Total: -- 116

NAYS -- CONTRE

Ablonczy
Adams
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Aspin
Baird
Barlow
Bateman
Benoit
Bergen
Bezan
Blaney
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Bruinooge
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong

Clarke
Clement
Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Eglinski
Falk
Fantino
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goldring
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harper
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
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
Leitch
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mayes
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Norlock
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
Paradis
Payne
Perkins
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rajotte
Reid
Rempel

Richards
Rickford
Saxton
Schellenberger
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Uppal
Valcourt
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
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

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

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

Private Members' Business

At 6:23 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments.

Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 98(2), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.


At 7:23 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-518, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 and 2).

Group No. 1

Motion No. 1 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), — That Bill C-518, in Clause 2, be amended by replacing lines 12 to 16 on page 1 with the following:

“ceases or has ceased to be a member and who, on or after the day on which this subsection comes into force, is either convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code mentioned in subsection (4) or sentenced to a term of imprisonment of five years or more for an offence under any other Act of Parliament, if the offence arose out of conduct that in whole or in part occurred while the person was a member, a”

Motion No. 2 of Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), seconded by Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), — That Bill C-518, in Clause 3, be amended by replacing lines 20 to 25 on page 3 with the following:

“ceases or has ceased to be a member and who, on or after the day on which this subsection comes into force, is either convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code mentioned in subsection 19(4) or sentenced to a term of imprisonment of five years or more for an offence under any other Act of Parliament, if the offence arose out of conduct that in whole or in part occurred while the person was a member, a withdrawal”

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

The question was put on Motion No. 1, and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division, which also applies to Motion No. 2, was deferred until Wednesday, February 4, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

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 November 4, 18 and 25, 2014, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-412-18.
— by Mrs. Glover (Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages) — Report of the National Arts Centre, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2014, pursuant to the National Arts Centre Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-3, sbs. 17(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-179-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
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. Lake (Edmonton—Mill Woods—Beaumont), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4832).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 7:56 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 8:16 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).