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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 170

Thursday, February 5, 2015

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Butt (Mississauga—Streetsville), one concerning terrorism (No. 412-4868);
— by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), two concerning a national day (Nos. 412-4869 and 412-4870);
— by Mr. Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier), one concerning health care services (No. 412-4871);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning crimes of violence (No. 412-4872) and one concerning climate change (No. 412-4873);
Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), moved, — That the House call on the government to take immediate action to build a balanced economy, support the middle class and encourage manufacturing and small business job creation by: (a) extending the accelerated capital cost allowance by two years; (b) reducing the small business income tax rate from 11% to 10% immediately, and then to 9% when finances permit; and (c) introducing an Innovation Tax Credit to support investment in machinery, equipment and property to further innovation and increase productivity.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, February 16, 2015, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 5:16 p.m., by unanimous consent, 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 Canadian Heritage of Bill S-219, An Act respecting a national day of commemoration of the exodus of Vietnamese refugees and their acceptance in Canada after the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.

Mr. Adler (York Centre), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

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 Mrs. Aglukkaq (Minister of the Environment) — Report on the administration of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, S.C. 1999, c. 33, sbs. 342(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-601-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2014-1382 dated December 10, 2014, directing that the Blue Water Bridge Authority, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Marine Atlantic Inc. and the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority implement pension plan reforms, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 89(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1084-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) — Annual Statutory Report on the Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act for the year 2015, pursuant to the Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act, S.C. 2014, c. 38, s. 2. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1085-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle), sixteen concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-4874 to 412-4889).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:16 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 6:37 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).