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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 187

Monday, March 23, 2015

11:00 a.m.



Prayers
Vacancies

The Speaker informed the House that a vacancy had occurred in the representation in the House of Commons, for the Electoral District of Ottawa West—Nepean, in the Province of Ontario, by reason of the resignation of the Hon. John Baird, and that, pursuant to paragraph 25(1)(b) of the Parliament of Canada Act, he had addressed, on Monday, March 16, 2015, his warrant to the Chief Electoral Officer for the issue of a writ for the election of a Member to fill the vacancy.

Private Members' Business

At 11:03 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Adler (York Centre), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), — That 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, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, March 25, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Alexander (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), seconded by Mrs. Wong (Minister of State (Seniors)), — That Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

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, — Certificate of Nomination and biographical notes of Joe Friday, the nominee for the position of Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, pursuant to Standing Order 111.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-4-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 111.1(1), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

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. 412-4793 to 412-4797 concerning veterans' affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-77-09;
— No. 412-4800 concerning genetic engineering. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-4-26;
— Nos. 412-4816 and 412-4830 concerning federal programs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-75-04;
— No. 412-4868 concerning terrorism. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-115-02;
— No. 412-4894 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-7-36;
— No. 412-4896 concerning the Canada Pension Plan. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-45-14;
— No. 412-4902 concerning euthanasia. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-69-03;
— No. 412-4907 concerning human trafficking. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-72-05;
— No. 412-4917 concerning Canadian citizenship. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-129-03;
— Nos. 412-4920 and 412-5046 concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-6-15;
— No. 412-4925 concerning the criminal justice system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-106-03;
— No. 412-4953 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-2-30;
— No. 412-4964 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-19-16;
— No. 412-4970 concerning food policy. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-141-02;
— No. 412-4990 concerning Christianity. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-139-07;
— No. 412-5003 concerning banks. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-38-04;
— No. 412-5070 concerning the grain industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-82-25.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), two concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 412-5125 and 412-5126);
— by Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), two concerning transportation (Nos. 412-5127 and 412-5128);
— by Mr. Valeriote (Guelph), seven concerning veterans' affairs (Nos. 412-5129 to 412-5135);
— by Mr. Butt (Mississauga—Streetsville), one concerning health care services (No. 412-5136);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), one concerning veterans' affairs (No. 412-5137) and two concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-5138 and 412-5139);
— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5140);
— by Mr. Bernier (Beauce), four concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-5141 to 412-5144);
— by Mr. Sandhu (Surrey North), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-5145);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5146);
— by Ms. Sims (Newton—North Delta), one concerning climate change (No. 412-5147) and one concerning health care services (No. 412-5148);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the Canada Pension Plan (No. 412-5149);
— by Mr. Leef (Yukon), one concerning the issuing of visas (No. 412-5150);
— by Mr. Stewart (Burnaby—Douglas), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 412-5151);
— by Mr. Vaughan (Trinity—Spadina), one concerning transportation (No. 412-5152).

Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answers to questions Q-1015, Q-1016 and Q-1019 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-950 — Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) — With regard to the 11 billion dollars in new investments in science, technology and innovation (STI) since 2006, identified in Seizing Canada’s Moment: Moving Forward in Science, Technology and Innovation 2014, and in the Economic Action Plan 2014, broken down by fiscal year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive and by department or agency: what was (a) the set of STI initiatives, projects, and programs to which funds were allocated; (b) the amount of funds allocated to each of these initiatives, projects, and programs; and (c) the amount and year of disbursement for each of these initiatives, projects, and programs? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-950.

Q-951 — Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles) — With regard to government funding allocated in the ridings of Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier, Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles, Louis-Hébert, Louis-Saint-Laurent, Québec and Beauport—Limoilou, broken down by department, agency, Crown corporation, any other government entity or program in fiscal years 2004-2005 to 2014-2015 inclusively: (a) what is the total amount of this funding; (b) how many full-time and part-time jobs were created as a direct result of this funding; (c) what are the total budget cuts, both in dollars and as a percentage of the total budget; (d) how many positions were cut between May 2011 and today; and (e) how many full-time and part-time employees were hired between May 2011 and today? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-951.

Q-952 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With respect to the government’s legal obligations under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement to provide full mental health, cultural, and emotional supports to each individual going through the Independent Assessment Process (IAP), broken down by each year that the IAP has been conducted and by region: (a) what was the budget for these programs; (b) how much of this money was spent; (c) if additional money was required, (i) how much, (ii) was it spent; (d) what services were provided and for what period of time; (e) what limitations were set on the services that were provided; (f) how many counsellors were approved to provide support; (g) what was the average caseload of the approved counsellors; (h) what is the capacity for approved counsellors to take on additional clients; (i) how many approved counsellors had full caseloads; (j) how many clients are in need of services but not being provided with them; (k) how many applications for services were denied; (l) what is the average wait time for an initial assessment; and (m) what is the average delay in reviewing these requests for funding? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-952.

Q-954 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With respect to data, information, or privacy breaches in government departments, institutions and agencies for 2014: (a) how many breaches have occurred in total, broken down by (i) department, institution, or agency, (ii) number of individuals affected by the breach; (b) of those breaches identified in (a), how many have been reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, broken down by (i) department, institution or agency, (ii) number of individuals affected by the breach; and (c) how many breaches are known to have led to criminal activity such as fraud or identity theft, broken down by department, institution or agency? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-954.

Q-955 — Mr. Trudeau (Papineau) — With respect to staffing at the Department of Veterans Affairs from 2006 to 2014: (a) how many caseworkers were employed by the department, broken down by (i) specific work locations, (ii) program activities, (iii) sub-program activities, (iv) sub-sub-program activities, (v) year; and (b) what is the departmental target for caseloads for each caseworker, broken down by year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-955.

Q-956 — Mr. Trudeau (Papineau) — With respect to research conducted or funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs: (a) how much has been spent each year on such research; and (b) what is the (i) name, (ii) description, (iii) purpose of each research project, including duration, broken down by year from 2006 to 2014? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-956.

Q-957 — Mr. Trudeau (Papineau) — With respect to staffing at the Department of Veterans Affairs: for each Veterans Affairs employee whose job was eliminated during the period from 2006 to 2014, broken down by year, what are the (i) specific work locations, (ii) program activities, (iii) sub-program activities, (iv) sub-sub-program activities, (v) job descriptions? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-957.

Q-959 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to labour mobility entry portals under international trade and investment agreements signed by Canada, and currently in force: what is the number of individual entrants, (a) broken down by each trade or investment agreement; and (b) under each agreement identified in (a), for the last (i) 5 years, (ii) 10 years? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-959.

Q-960 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — With regard to government funding for each fiscal year from 2008 to 2014: what is the total amount allocated within the constituency of Vancouver Kingsway, broken down by each (i) department or agency, (ii) initiative, (iii) amount? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-960.

Q-965 — Mr. Dubourg (Bourassa) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the regions of Quebec since March 27, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contacts' reference numbers; (c) dates of contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-965.

Q-966 — Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — With regard to government communications since December 5, 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 (b)(iv), what was the cost of using the service? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-966.

Q-967 — Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — With regard to ongoing litigation between the federal government and other Canadian governments (provincial or municipal): for each such case, (a) who are the parties, including interveners, if applicable; (b) what is the summary of the issue or issues in dispute; (c) what are the court docket numbers associated with the case; and (d) what have been the expenditures to date on each case? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-967.

Q-968 — Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — With regard to the backdrops used by the government for announcements since June 4, 2014: for each backdrop purchased, what was (a) the date when (i) the tender was issued for the backdrop, (ii) the contract was signed, (iii) the backdrop was delivered; (b) the cost of the backdrop; (c) the announcement for which the backdrop was used; (d) the department that paid for the backdrop; and (e) the date or dates on which the backdrop was used? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-968.

Q-969 — Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North) — With regard to government spending on Google adWords: (a) how much has each department spent since May 5, 2010; (b) what keywords were chosen; (c) what daily limits were set; (d) what was the cost of each keyword; (e) how many clicks were made per keyword; and (f) what are the titles, dates, and file numbers of any assessment carried out regarding the use of Google adWords since January 1, 2006? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-969.

Q-970 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Health Canada since March 28, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-970.

Q-975 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current Parliamentary Secretaries or their staff from December 5, 2014, to present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) department’s internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-975.

Q-976 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current Ministers or their staff from December 9, 2014, to present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is the (i) date, (ii) title or subject matter, (iii) department’s internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-976.

Q-977 — Mr. Valeriote (Guelph) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Veterans Affairs Canada since June 4, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-977.

Q-983 — Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour) — With regard to government advertising: (a) how much has each department, agency, or Crown corporation spent to (i) purchase advertising on Facebook since June 4, 2014, (ii) purchase advertising on Xbox, Xbox 360, or Xbox One since June 5, 2014, (iii) purchase advertising on YouTube since January 1, 2011, (iv) promote tweets on Twitter since March 25, 2014; (b) for each individual advertising purchase, what was the (i) nature, (ii) purpose, (iii) target audience or demographic, (iv) cost; (c) what was the Media Authorization Number for each advertising purchase; and (d) what are the file numbers of all documents, reports, or memoranda concerning each advertising purchase or of any post-campaign assessment or evaluation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-983.

Q-984 — Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour) — With regard to government advertising : for each advertisement located in either the Air Canada Centre (Toronto) or the Bell Centre (Montreal) during the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Hockey Championship, what is the (a) identification number, name or ADV number; (b) number of advertisements during a game, specifying the total number of times and the total length of time (periods of play), broken down by date and match for each advertisement; (c) total cost to place each advertisement, broken down by date and match; (d) criteria used to select each of the advertisement placements; (e) the arena for each advertisement, broken down by date and match; (f) total amount spent per arena, broken down by date and match; (g) the date that each individual run of the advertisement was confirmed, booked, or place with the host; and (h) the cost to produce each sign or placard use for the advertisement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-984.

Q-985 — Mr. LeBlanc (Beauséjour) — With regard to government advertising: for each television advertisement that was aired during the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Hockey Championship, 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; (f) total amount spent per outlet, broken down by date and match; and (g) the date that each individual run of the advertisement was confirmed, booked, or placed with the network? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-985.

Q-986 — Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso) — With regard to government participation in or support of trade shows, conventions, or exhibitions, what are the details of the participation in or financial support of trade shows, conventions, exhibitions, or other like events by departments, agencies, offices, or crown corporations, since January 1, 2010, giving (a) the nature of the participation or support, distinguishing (i) direct grants or contributions, (ii) advertising or promotional consideration, (iii) sponsorship, or (iv) the purchase or rental of an exhibition space or booth; (b) the dollar amount or value of the participation or support referred to in (a); and (c) the name, date, and location of the trade show, convention, exhibition, or other like event? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-986.

Q-991 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces since June 4, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-991.

Q-992 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces: what are the details of all buildings or structures at Canadian Forces Bases, Canadian Forces Stations, or any other Canadian Forces establishment, that have been demolished since January 1, 2006, broken down by (i) the Base, Station, or other establishment on which it was located, (ii) the civic address or other location information, (iii) the name, description, and identifying number, if any, of the building or structure, (iv) the year in which the demolition was carried out, (v) the reason for which the demolition was carried out? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-992.

Q-994 — Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard) — With regard to the government’s commitment, on July 3, 2013, to resettle 1300 Syrian refugees: (a) how many Syrians have been granted refugee status in Canada since July 3, 2013; (b) how many Syrian refugees have been admitted to Canada from overseas since that date, (i) in total, (ii) broken down by month; (c) how many of the Syrian refugees admitted to Canada from overseas since that date have been government-sponsored, (i) in total, (ii) broken down by month; (d) how many of the Syrian refugees admitted to Canada from overseas since that date have been privately-sponsored, (i) in total, (ii) broken down by month; (e) of the government-sponsored Syrian refugees admitted to Canada from overseas since that date, how many were admitted from (i) Syria, (ii) Iraq, (iii) Jordan, (iv) Lebanon, (v) Turkey, (vi) elsewhere; (f) of the privately-sponsored Syrian refugees admitted to Canada from overseas since that date, how many were admitted from (i) Syria, (ii) Iraq, (iii) Jordan, (iv) Lebanon, (v) Turkey, (vi) elsewhere; (g) of the privately-sponsored Syrian refugees admitted to Canada from overseas since that date, how many were sponsored by (i) sponsorship agreement holders, (ii) groups of five, (iii) community sponsors; (h) how many applications to sponsor Syrian refugees privately have been received by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, (i) in total, (ii) from sponsorship agreement holders, (iii) from groups of five, (iv) from community sponsors; (i) how many applications were received on behalf of Syrians seeking refugee status in Canada, (i) from January 1, 2011, until July 3, 2013, (ii) since July 3, 2013; (j) of the Syrians granted refugee status in Canada since July 3, 2013, how many applied from within Canada; (k) of the applications received on behalf of Syrians seeking refugee status in Canada (i) from January 1, 2011, until July 3, 2013, (ii) since July 3, 2013, how many remain in process; (l) what is the average processing time for applications received from January 1, 2011, until July 3, 2013, on behalf of Syrians seeking refugee status in Canada, (i) overall, (ii) for privately-sponsored refugee applicants, (iii) for government sponsored refugee applicants; (m) what is the average processing time for all applications received from January 1, 2011, until July 3, 2013, on behalf of individuals seeking refugee status in Canada, (i) overall, (ii) for privately-sponsored refugee applicants, (iii) for government sponsored refugee applicants; (n) what is the average processing time for applications received since July 3, 2013, on behalf of Syrians seeking refugee status in Canada, (i) overall, (ii) for privately-sponsored refugee applicants, (iii) for government sponsored refugee applicants; and (o) what is the average processing time for all applications received since July 3, 2013, on behalf of individuals seeking refugee status in Canada, (i) overall, (ii) for privately-sponsored refugee applicants, (iii) for government sponsored refugee applicants? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-994.

Q-995 — Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard) — With regard to Citizenship and Immigration Canada's Express Entry program: (a) with whom did the government consult in regard to the creation and design of the program, and on what dates; (b) with whom did the government consult in regard to development of the point system, and on what dates; (c) what studies did the government conduct before the decision was made to introduce Express Entry; (d) what studies did the government conduct in designing the program; (e) has the Privacy Commissioner been consulted on the design of the program; (f) what is the target date for matching prospective immigrants with potential employers; (g) what precautions will be taken to ensure that employers have tried to hire eligible Canadians before they are allowed to search for prospective immigrants; (h) how will the system identify potential candidates for employers; (i) how often will draws for names be conducted; (j) who will decide how many names will be drawn in each draw; (k) who will decide how names that are drawn will be divided among the three immigration streams included in Express Entry; (l) when will the first evaluation be conducted of Express Entry; and (m) what is the program's projected budget for the next three years? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-995.

Q-997 — Ms. St-Denis (Saint-Maurice—Champlain) — With regard to government advertising: what are the details of all advertising since January 1, 2010, for which the advertisement was, in part or in whole, in a language or in languages other than English or French, broken down by (i) the date on which the advertisement was placed, (ii) the name and location of the outlet in which the advertisement was placed, (iii) the medium of that outlet, distinguishing radio, television, internet, daily newspaper, weekly newspaper, other print publication, and other medium, (iv) the language or languages in which the advertisement was published, broadcast, or otherwise placed, (v) the nature or purpose of the advertisement, (vi) the name of the advertisement or advertising campaign, (vii) the identification number, Media Authorization Number, or ADV number, (viii) the publication dates or duration of the advertisement or advertising campaign, as the case may be? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-997.

Q-1000 — Ms. St-Denis (Saint-Maurice—Champlain) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Canadian Heritage since March 27, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1000.

Q-1003 — Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville) — With regard to materials prepared for Deputy Heads or their staff from December 9, 2014, to the present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or the subject matter of the document, (iii) the department's internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1003.

Q-1004 — Mr. McCallum (Markham—Unionville) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current Assistant Deputy Ministers or their staff from December 9, 2014, to the present: for every briefing document or docket prepared, what is (i) the date, (ii) the title or the subject matter, (iii) the department's internal tracking number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1004.

Q-1006 — Mr. Garneau (Westmount—Ville-Marie) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada since April 1, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1006.

Q-1007 — Ms. Bennett (St. Paul's) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada since March 27, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1007.

Q-1008 — Mr. Regan (Halifax West) — With regard to natural resources: what are the names, titles, and file numbers of any reports, memoranda, briefing notes, dockets, or studies, which have been written, produced, or submitted to any department, agency, or crown corporation since January 1, 2011, pertaining to the economic risks or potential economic risks related to or deriving from (i) changes in ownership of natural resource projects or developments in Canada, (ii) foreign ownership of natural resource projects or developments in Canada, (iii) state-owned corporation investment in or ownership of natural resource development in Canada? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1008.

Q-1009 — Mr. Regan (Halifax West) — With respect to government advertising: (a) for each television advertisement that was aired during the annual championship game of the National Football League, otherwise known as Super Bowl XLIX, which occurred on Sunday, February 1, 2015, and was televised in Canada on the CTV television network, what is the (i) identification number, name, or ADV number, (ii) number of times each advertisement was aired during the broadcast, including the pre-game programming, beginning at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, specifying the total length of time for each individual advertisement, (iii) total cost to air each advertisement, (iv) criteria used to select each of the advertisement placements; (b) did any government advertising run on any other Canadian television outlet during the same time-period that the Super Bowl aired on CTV Network; (c) if the answer in (b) is affirmative, what was the total cost to air each advertisement, broken down by the outlet on which it aired, and what criteria were used to select each of the advertisement placements; and (d) if the answer in (b) is negative, were advertisements specifically withheld during the Super Bowl game? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1009.

Q-1010 — Mr. MacAulay (Cardigan) — With regard to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' Small Craft Harbours program, what is the amount and percentage of all lapsed spending, broken down by year from 2006 to 2013? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1010.

Q-1011 — Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam) — With respect to government funding allocated within the constituency of New Westminster—Coquitlam from fiscal year 2011-2012 to the present: what is the total amount allocated, broken down by (i) department, (ii) agency, (iii) initiative? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1011.

Q-1012 — Ms. Murray (Vancouver Quadra) — With regard to Military Police Complaints Commission's Fynes Public Interest Hearing: (a) what is the total cost to date for the hearings, broken down by type of expenditures; (b) what are the detailed cost estimates for any future expenditures, broken down by type of expenditures; and (c) what is the anticipated date of conclusion for this process? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1012.

Q-1017 — Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Haldimand—Norfolk, for each fiscal year since 2005-2006 inclusively: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1017.

Q-1018 — Mr. Preston (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to government funding in the riding of Elgin—Middlesex—London, for each fiscal year since 2005-2006 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, body, or group, broken down by (i) name of the recipient, (ii) municipality of the recipient, (iii) date on which the funding was received, (iv) amount received, (v) department or agency providing the funding, (vi) program under which the grant, contribution, or loan was made, (vii) nature or purpose; and (b) for each grant, contribution and loan identified in (a), was a press release issued to announce it and, if so, what is the (i) date, (ii) headline, (iii) file number of the press release? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1018.

Q-1020 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — With regard to Health Canada and the regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies for the last ten years: (a) how many companies inspected in Canada have received a “proposal to suspend” letter, broken down by year; (b) how many companies inspected in Canada have received an “immediate suspension,” broken down by year; (c) how many companies inspected in Canada that were not sent a “proposal to suspend” letter or subject to a suspension has Health Canada worked with following an inspection to bring about compliance, broken down by year; (d) how many companies inspected in Canada have been subject to a re-inspection within six months, broken down by year; (e) how many companies inspected internationally have received a “proposal to suspend” letter, broken down by year; (f) how many companies inspected internationally have received an “immediate suspension,” broken down by year; (g) how many companies inspected internationally that were not sent a proposal to suspend letter or subject to a suspension has Health Canada worked with following an inspection to bring about compliance, broken down by year; (h) how many pharmaceutical manufacturing companies inspected internationally have been subject to a re-inspection within six months, broken down by year; (i) how many Import Alerts has Health Canada issued with regard to non-compliant health products, broken down by year; (j) which companies have been subject to an Import Alert; (k) how many voluntary quarantine requests has Health Canada issued, broken down by year; (l) which companies have been subject to a voluntary quarantine request; (m) how many “Notice of Intent to Suspend” letters have been issued to clinical trials, broken down by year; (n) how many “immediate suspensions” has Health Canada issued to clinical trials, broken down by year; (o) how many complaints have been received regarding off-label prescriptions of drugs, broken down by year; and (p) how many cases has Health Canada referred to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada for off-label prescriptions of drugs? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1020.

Q-1021 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — With regard to funding under the Stakeholder Outreach and Engagement Fund at Natural Resources Canada, from June 2012 to present: (a) for each contribution, what is the (i) dollar amount, (ii) name of the recipient organization, (iii) city, town, municipality, district or other location in which the organization is located, (iv) purpose for which the grant was awarded, (v) type of organization (such as, but not limited to government, research institution, consultant, corporation), (vi) identity of any co-sponsors of the project or event funded; (b) what is the total amount contributed by calendar year to each organization; and (c) what is the total amount contributed, broken down by each province, state or country? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1021.

Q-1022 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — With regard to funding under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program, from June 2013 to present: (a) for each contribution, what is the (i) dollar amount, (ii) name of the recipient organization, (iii) city, town, municipality, district or other location in which the organization is located; (b) what is the total amount contributed by calendar year to each organization; (c) what is the number of applications made in each province, broken down by calendar year; (d) what is the number of awards made in each province, broken down by calendar year; and (e) what is the total dollar value of awards in each province, broken down by calendar year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1022.

Q-1023 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by the Canadian Coast Guard since March 28, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1023.

Q-1024 — Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada since March 31, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1024.

Q-1025 — Mr. Dion (Saint-Laurent—Cartierville) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Parks Canada since May 30, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1025.

Q-1026 — Ms. Fry (Vancouver Centre) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Environment Canada since April 1, 2014: what are the (a) vendors' names; (b) contracts' reference numbers; (c) dates of the contracts; (d) descriptions of the services provided; (e) delivery dates; (f) original contracts' values; and (g) final contracts' values, if different from the original contracts' values? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1026.

Q-1027 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — With regard to the Access to Information Act and the Open Government Initiative: what are the details of each instance since January 1, 2006, where it has come to the attention of a government institution which is now, or formerly was, listed in Schedule I of the Access to Information Act, that a data set which was released in response to an Access to Information Request, or proactively disclosed or published pursuant to any Act, regulation, policy, or initiative of government, has been improperly altered, falsified, forged, or tampered with, broken down by the (i) name of the government institution, (ii) title or description of the data set in question, (iii) authority under which the data set was disclosed, (iv) date on which it was disclosed, (v) file number of the Access to Information request, if the data set was disclosed pursuant to a request under that Act, (vi) nature of the improper alteration, falsification, forgery, or tampering, (vii) actions taken by the government institution in light of the improper alteration, falsification, forgery, or tampering? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1027.

Q-1028 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — With regard to the Wolseley Barracks: (a) which buildings are slated for demolition; (b) when was the decision made to demolish these buildings; (c) what is the reason for the demolition of these buildings; (d) what is the projected cost of this demolition; (e) how much money was spent between 2008 and 2015 on repairs to the buildings slated for demolition; (f) what activities currently take place in each of the buildings slated for demolition; and (g) where will those activities be relocated after the demolition is complete? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1028.

Q-1029 — Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) — With regard to the census: what are the dates, titles, and file or reference numbers of all reports, dossiers, studies, dockets, files or other materials, prepared by, for, or on behalf of any department, agency, crown corporation, office, or any other government organization, since April 1, 2009, concerning (i) the 2011 Census of Population or the 2011 Household Survey in general, (ii) the design or methodology of the 2011 Census of Population or the 2011 Household Survey, (iii) the application or use of the 2011 Census of Population or the 2011 Household Survey, (iv) the nature or quality of the data returned by the 2011 Census of Population or the 2011 Household Survey, (v) the 2016 Census of Population or the 2016 Household Survey in general, (vi) the design or methodology of the 2016 Census of Population or the 2016 Household Survey? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1029.

Q-1030 — Mr. Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor) — With regard to the case before the courts between Frank et al. v. the Attorney General of Canada: (a) what has been the total cost to the government to pursue this matter in the courts, broken down by (i) cost incurred by in-house counsel, (ii) cost incurred by external legal counsel, (iii) cost of consulting fees; (b) who has been consulted by the government throughout the proceedings, broken down by (i) name, (ii) date; (c) how much more has the government budgeted to spend on this file; and (d) what are the details of all records or related records regarding the aforementioned case, broken down by (i) relevant file or tracking numbers, (ii) correspondence or file type, (iii) subject, (iv) date, (v) purpose, (vi) origin, (vii) intended destination, (viii) other officials copied or involved? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1030.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Alexander (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), seconded by Mrs. Wong (Minister of State (Seniors)), — That Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.

The debate continued.

At 6:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, March 12, 2015, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

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

Accordingly, Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on the motion of Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health), seconded by Ms. Finley (Minister of Public Works and Government Services), — That Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, be now read a third time and do pass.

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

(Division No. 353 -- Vote no 353)
YEAS: 143, NAYS: 108

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adler
Aglukkaq
Albas
Albrecht
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Ambrose
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Aspin
Barlow
Bateman
Benoit
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Blaney
Block
Boughen
Braid
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Crockatt
Daniel

Davidson
Dechert
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Eglinski
Falk
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goldring
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harper
Hayes
Hiebert
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)
Nicholson
Norlock
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
Paradis
Payne
Perkins
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rathgeber
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz

Saxton
Schellenberger
Seeback
Shipley
Shory
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
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: -- 143

NAYS -- CONTRE

Adams
Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Angus
Atamanenko
Aubin
Bélanger
Benskin
Bevington
Blanchette
Boivin
Borg
Boulerice
Boutin-Sweet
Brison
Brosseau
Byrne
Caron
Casey
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Christopherson
Cleary
Comartin
Côté

Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Davies (Vancouver Kingsway)
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Etobicoke North)
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Freeland
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Genest
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Goodale
Gravelle

Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hsu
Hughes
Jones
Julian
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Mathyssen
McCallum
McGuinty
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)

Mourani
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Pacetti
Papillon
Péclet
Pilon
Plamondon
Quach
Raynault
Saganash
Sandhu
Scott
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stewart
Sullivan
Toone
Tremblay
Turmel
Valeriote
Vaughan

Total: -- 108

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

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

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 deemed laid upon the Table on Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

— by Mr. Fast (Minister of International Trade) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 of Export Development Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-851-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)
— by Ms. Leitch (Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women) — Report on the Employment Equity Act (Labour) for the year 2014, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, s. 20. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-226-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Moore (Minister of Industry) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Tenth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Chapter 8, Meeting Needs for Key Statistical Data — Statistics Canada, of the Spring 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-143), presented to the House on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-412-143.
— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2015-324 dated March 12, 2015, concerning the supplementary convention entitled "Protocol between Canada and The Kingdom of Spain Amending the Convention Between Canada and Spain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, signed at Ottawa on November 23, 1976", pursuant to the Income Tax Conventions Act, 1980, S.C. 1980, c. 44, Part XI, sbs. 33(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-194-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:
— Nos. 412-4780, 412-4828, 412-4913, 412-4918 and 412-4954 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-2-29;
— Nos. 412-4783 to 412-4785, 412-4929, 412-4930, 412-4977 to 412-4979, 412-5061 and 412-5062 concerning the issuing of visas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-65-04;
— Nos. 412-4787 and 412-4901 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-24-27;
— Nos. 412-4788 to 412-4790 concerning a national child care program. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-146-02;
— Nos. 412-4815 and 412-5016 concerning foreign aid. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-34-16;
— No. 412-4817 concerning wharfs and harbours. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-152-01;
— Nos. 412-4851, 412-4905, 412-4936, 412-4946, 412-4995, 412-4996 and 412-5071 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-7-35;
— Nos. 412-4869, 412-4870, 412-4969, 412-5022 to 412-5024 concerning a national day. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-68-12;
— No. 412-4908 concerning the tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-98-05;
— No. 412-4983 concerning the fur industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-52-07;
— No. 412-4994 concerning VIA Rail. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-60-14;
— No. 412-5030 concerning the electoral system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-12-23;
— No. 412-5076 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-19-15.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-142), presented to the House on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-412-142.
— by Mrs. Glover (Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages) — Report of the National Holocaust Monument Development Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the National Holocaust Monument Act, S.C. 2011, c. 13, s.10. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-1073-02. (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 Mrs. Truppe (London North Centre), one concerning human trafficking (No. 412-5153).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:44 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 7:09 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).