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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 174

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), from the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, presented the Ninth Report of the Committee (Bill S-218, An Act respecting National Fiddling Day, without amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-178.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 31) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), Bill C-653, An Act to amend the Canada Water Act (recycling, conservation and efficiency), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

Mr. Kenney (Minister of National Defence and Minister for Multiculturalism), seconded by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), moved, — That a take-note debate on the subject of the troubling rise in anti-Semitism around the world, as discussed at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on January 22, 2015, take place pursuant to Standing Order 53.1 on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.

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


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Warawa (Langley), one concerning abortion (No. 412-4939) and one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4940);
— by Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4941);
— by Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4942);
— by Mr. Benoit (Vegreville—Wainwright), one concerning sex selection (No. 412-4943), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 412-4944) and one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-4945);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning health care services (No. 412-4946);
— by Mr. Goodale (Wascana), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4947);
— by Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), two concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-4948 and 412-4949);
— by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-4950);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning health care services (No. 412-4951);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 412-4952) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-4953);
— by Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), four concerning the protection of the environment (Nos. 412-4954 to 412-4957);
— by Mr. Mai (Brossard—La Prairie), one concerning veterans' affairs (No. 412-4958);
— by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), six concerning China (Nos. 412-4959 to 412-4964);
— by Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York), one concerning climate change (No. 412-4965);
— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning waste management (No. 412-4966) and one concerning climate change (No. 412-4967);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-4968);
— by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), one concerning a national day (No. 412-4969), one concerning food policy (No. 412-4970) and three concerning the protection of the environment (Nos. 412-4971 to 412-4973);
— by Mr. Scott (Toronto—Danforth), one concerning climate change (No. 412-4974).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Mr. Blaney (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Mr. MacKay (Minister of Justice), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Debate arose thereon.

Private Members' Business

At 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), — That Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms), be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development – Evidence – Thursday, January 29, 2015". — Sessional Paper No. 8530-412-11.
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 second reading of Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.

Private Members' Business

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Chong (Wellington—Halton Hills), seconded by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), — That Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms), be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, February 25, 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), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Sixth Report of the Standing Committee on Health, "Marijuana's Health Risks and Harms" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-128), presented to the House on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-412-128.
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. Saxton (North Vancouver), one concerning human rights (No. 412-4975).
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 6:26 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).