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

Journals

No. 200

Friday, April 24, 2015

10:00 a.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayers
Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage 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, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 to 66.

Group No. 1

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting the long title.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting the short title.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 3, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 2.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), moved Motion No. 4, — That Bill C-51, in Clause 2, be amended

(a) by replacing line 21 on page 5 with the following:

“information that is necessary to protect Canada against activities that undermine the security of Canada and that is disclosed under subsection”

(b) by replacing line 25 on page 5 with the following:

“restrictions and prohibitions, while respecting any caveats on, and originator control over, shared information.”

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 5, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 6, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 7, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 5.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 8, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 9, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 7.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 10, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 8.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 11, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 9.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 12, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 10.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 13, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 11.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 14, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 15, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 13.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 16, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 14.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 17, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 15.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 18, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 16.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 19, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 17.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 20, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 18.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 21, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 19.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 22, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 20.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 23, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 21.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 24, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 22.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 25, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 23.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 26, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 24.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 27, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 25.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 28, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 26.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 29, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 27.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 30, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 28.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 31, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 29.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 32, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 30.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 33, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 31.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 34, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 32.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 35, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 33.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 36, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 34.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 37, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 35.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 38, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 39, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 37.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 40, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 38.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 41, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 39.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 42, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 40.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 43, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 41.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 44, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 42.

Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), seconded by Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), moved Motion No. 45, — That Bill C-51, in Clause 42, be amended by replacing line 29 on page 49 with the following:

“enforcement power, including the power to perform the duties that are the primary responsibility of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.”

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 46, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 43.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 47, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 44.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 48, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 45.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 49, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 46.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 50, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 47.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 51, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 48.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 52, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 49.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 53, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 50.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 54, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 51.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 55, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 52.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 56, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 53.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 57, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 54.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 58, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 55.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 59, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 56.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 60, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 57.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 61, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 58.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 62, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 59.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 63, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 60.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 64, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 61.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 65, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting Clause 62.

Ms. Doré Lefebvre (Alfred-Pellan), seconded by Mr. Sullivan (York South—Weston), moved Motion No. 66, — That Bill C-51 be amended by deleting the Schedule.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

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. Trottier (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for La Francophonie) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the State of Israel on Air Transport, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated January 21, 2015. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-412-51.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Trottier (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for La Francophonie) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the People's Republic of China, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated April 2, 2015. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-412-52.


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Trottier (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for La Francophonie) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Burkina Faso for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated April 20, 2015. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-412-53.


Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) made a statement.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mrs. Block (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources), from the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented the Tenth Report of the Committee (Bill C-46, An Act to amend the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-214.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 51 to 54) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), seconded by Mr. Eyking (Sydney—Victoria), Bill C-669, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (independence of the judiciary), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Freeman (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel), seconded by Mr. Dionne Labelle (Rivière-du-Nord), Bill C-670, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Viceroy Lake and other lakes and rivers), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Ashton (Churchill), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-5395);

— by Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5396);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 412-5397), one concerning navigable waters (No. 412-5398) and one concerning security information (No. 412-5399);

— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), five concerning health care services (Nos. 412-5400 to 412-5404);

— by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-5405);

— by Mr. Calandra (Oak Ridges—Markham), one concerning health care services (No. 412-5406);

— by Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal), five concerning foreign aid (Nos. 412-5407 to 412-5411) and one concerning China (No. 412-5412);

— by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), six concerning prostitution (Nos. 412-5413 to 412-5418).


Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Albas (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board) presented the answers to questions Q-1103 and Q-1109 on the Order Paper.


Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Albas (Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-1101 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — With regard to Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC): (a) how many individuals filed applications for disability benefits under the Pensions Act, from 2006 to 2014 inclusive, related to exposure to Agent Orange and chemical spraying at CFB Gagetown; (b) out of the individuals in (a), how many (i) were awarded disability benefits, (ii) were denied disability benefits, (iii) appealed the decision, (iv) were denied these benefits upon appeal, (v) received these benefits upon appeal; (c) how many individuals filed applications for disability benefits payments under the New Veterans Charter, from 2006 to 2014 inclusive, related to exposure to Agent Orange and chemical spraying; (d) of the individuals in (c), how many (i) were awarded disability benefits, (ii) were denied disability benefits, (iii) appealed the decision, (iv) were denied these benefits upon appeal, (v) received these benefits upon appeal; (e) how many enquiries were received at VAC call centres with regard to exposure to Agent Orange and chemical spraying at CFB Gagetown, each year from 2012 to 2014 inclusive (i) in total, (ii) broken down by month; and (f) of the enquiries received at VAC call centres, each year from 2012 to 2014 inclusive, related to exposure to Agent Orange and chemical spraying, how many enquiries were from (i) civilians, (ii) veterans? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1101.


Q-1102 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — With regard to the Last Post Fund and agreements in place with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) related to funeral expenses: (a) for each year from 2006 to 2015 inclusive, how many requests to cover funerals and burial costs have been received by the Last Post Fund; (b) of the requests in (a), how many were (i) accepted, (ii) rejected; (c) of the requests rejected in (b)(ii), how many were denied because they did not meet (i) service-related disability qualifications, (ii) income threshold levels; (d) of the requests accepted in (b)(i), how many were from (i) traditional veterans (First World War, Second World War, Korean War), (ii) modern day veterans (post-Korea); and (e) of the requests rejected in (b)(ii), how many were from (i) traditional veterans (First World War, Second World War, Korean War), (ii) modern day veterans (post-Korea)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1102.


Q-1104 — Mr. Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore) — With regard to the Veterans Independence Program (VIP) and the VIP expansion for survivors administered by Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC): (a) how many veterans have received VIP benefits each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive; (b) how many clients were reassessed for eligibility for VIP benefits each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive; (c) how many clients reassessed for VIP eligibility each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive were denied the benefit; (d) from 2006 to 2014 inclusive, out of those veterans who were denied the VIP benefit after reassessment, how many (i) appealed the decision, (ii) did not appeal the decision, (iii) had their benefits reinstated upon appeal, (iv) were denied further benefits upon appeal; (e) how many weeks did it take for VAC to reassess eligibility for VIP benefits each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive; (f) how many individuals applied for the VIP expansion for survivors each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive; (g) how many individuals received the VIP expansion for survivors each year from 2006 to 2014 inclusive; (h) of those mentioned in (g), how many qualified as (i) Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients, (ii) Disability Tax Credit recipients; (i) broken down by year, how many individuals who applied to the VIP expansion as listed in (f) were denied the VIP expansion; and (j) out of these veterans listed in (i) how many individuals (i) appealed the decision, (ii) did not appeal the decision, (iii) received this benefit upon appeal, (iv) were denied these benefits upon appeal? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1104.


Q-1105 — Mr. Dion (Saint-Laurent—Cartierville) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current Assistant Deputy Ministers or their staff from April 1, 2011, to March 31, 2013: 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. 8555-412-1105.


Q-1106 — Mr. Dion (Saint-Laurent—Cartierville) — With regard to materials prepared for past or current Parliamentary Secretaries or their staff from April 1, 2011, to March 31, 2013: 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. 8555-412-1106.


Q-1107 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — With respect to offences related to money and other assets held offshore in the period March 31, 2012, to December 31, 2014: (a) how many convictions were there during this period; (b) what are the details of each conviction in (a), including (i) the name of the individuals convicted, (ii) the name and type (i.e. civil or criminal) of offense, (iii) the amount of money or the type of asset and the value of the asset involved, (iv) the location of the money or asset involved, (v) the possible range of penalties/sentences upon conviction, (vi) the actual penalty or sentence received, (vii) whether the conviction was achieved through sentencing, plea bargain, settlement, etc., (viii) the amount of time that passed between the commencement of an audit, investigation, or some other form of compliance action in respect of the offence and the date of conviction; (c) how many offences related to money and other assets held offshore were considered/referred for civil prosecution during this period but never pursued; (d) how many offences related to money and other assets held offshore were considered/referred for criminal prosecution during this period but never pursued; (e) how many offences related to money and other assets held offshore were prosecuted civilly during this period but were thrown out of court or lost in court; and (f) how many offences related to money and other assets held offshore were prosecuted criminally during this period, but were thrown out of court or lost in court? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1107.


Q-1108 — Mr. McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood) — With regard to contracts under $10 000 granted by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited 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. 8555-412-1108.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage 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, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 66).

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

Private Members' Business

At 1:40 p.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. Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine), seconded by Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst), — That Bill C-640, An Act respecting VIA Rail Canada and making consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, April 29, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.


At 2:35 p.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Member's motion M-587.

Mr. Butt (Mississauga—Streetsville), seconded by Mr. Daniel (Don Valley East), moved, — That the House: (a) re-affirm its support for (i) the Holocaust Memorial Day Act, (ii) the Armenian genocide recognition resolution adopted on April 21, 2004, (iii) the Rwandan genocide resolution adopted on April 7, 2008, (iv) the Ukrainian Famine and Genocide (“Holodomor”) Memorial Day Act; (b) call upon the government to honour the victims of all genocides by recognizing the month of April as Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month; and (c) acknowledge the associated commemorative days of (i) Yom ha-Shoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), as determined by the Jewish Lunar calendar, (ii) Armenian Genocide Memorial Day on April 24, (iii) Rwandan Genocide Memorial Day on April 7, (iv) Holodomor Memorial Day on the fourth Saturday in November. (Private Members' Business M-587)

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Order made Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

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. Ambrose (Minister of Health) — Proposed Regulations Amending the Tobacco Products Information Regulations (Miscellaneous Program), pursuant to the Tobacco Act, S.C. 1997, c. 13, sbs. 42.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-12-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health) — Proposed Regulations Amending the Tobacco (Seizure and Restoration) Regulations, pursuant to the Tobacco Act, S.C. 1997, c. 13, sbs. 42.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-12-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health) — Proposed Regulations Repealing the Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations, pursuant to the Tobacco Act, S.C. 1997, c. 13, sbs. 42.1(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-12-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)

— by Mr. Blaney (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Agreements for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the provinces of Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and British Columbia , pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-475-29. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— by Mr. Nicholson (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Report of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2014, pursuant to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Act, S.C. 1964-65, c. 19, s. 7. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-229-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— by Mr. Poilievre (Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Democratic Reform) — Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014, pursuant to the Employment Insurance Act, S.C. 1996, c. 23, sbs. 3(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-322-02. (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. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2015-327, P.C. 2015-328 and P.C. 2015-335 to P.C. 2015-337. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-3-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2015-359 and P.C. 2015-360. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-14-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2015-365, P.C. 2015-366, P.C. 2015-375, P.C. 2015-376 and P.C. 2015-398. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-9-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— P.C. 2015-389. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-10-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)

— P.C. 2015-378 and P.C. 2015-379. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-8-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— P.C. 2015-367 and P.C. 2015-393. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-4-18. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2015-380 and P.C. 2015-381. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-16-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2015-371 to P.C. 2015-374. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-22-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— P.C. 2015-364. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-28-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— P.C. 2015-369 and P.C. 2015-370. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-13-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)

— P.C. 2015-388. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-29-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— P.C. 2015-332. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-5-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)

— P.C. 2015-361 to P.C. 2015-363 and P.C. 2015-397. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-30-15. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— P.C. 2015-368 and P.C. 2015-382 to P.C. 2015-387. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-24-19. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— P.C. 2015-377. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-32-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

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. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), two concerning abortion (Nos. 412-5419 and 412-5420) and one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5421).

Adjournment

At 3:11 p.m., pursuant to Order made Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the Acting Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).