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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 205

Friday, May 1, 2015

10:00 a.m.



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

Whereupon, Mr. Devolin (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayers
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Minister of State (Democratic Reform)), seconded by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

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. Gill (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated March 17, 2015. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-412-55.

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:

— No. 412-5151 concerning genetic engineering. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-4-29;
— No. 412-5191 concerning AIDS. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-155-01;
— No. 412-5216 concerning housing policy. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-93-10.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwothstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, a take-note debate on the subject of Iran Accountability Week take place, pursuant to Standing Order 53.1, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, and that any Member rising to speak during the debate may indicate to the Chair that he or she will be dividing his or her time with another Member.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Gravelle (Nickel Belt), three concerning health care services (Nos. 412-5470 to 412-5472);
— by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), one concerning sex selection (No. 412-5473) and six concerning prostitution (Nos. 412-5474 to 412-5479);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning budget measures (No. 412-5480);
— by Ms. Crowder (Nanaimo—Cowichan), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5481);
— by Mr. Schellenberger (Perth—Wellington), one concerning security information (No. 412-5482) and two concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-5483 and 412-5484);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning security information (No. 412-5485) and one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 412-5486);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), three concerning the grain industry (Nos. 412-5487 to 412-5489).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Minister of State (Democratic Reform)), seconded by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), — That Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

The debate continued.

At 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, April 30, 2015, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Acting Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, May 4, 2015, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 1:33 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. Sopuck (Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette), seconded by Mr. Norlock (Northumberland—Quinte West), — That Bill C-637, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearms storage and transportation), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 6, 2015, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 and of the Capital Budget for 2015 of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-831-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-842-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 and the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2015 of the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-843-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2015 of the Laurentian Pilotage Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-844-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2015-2019 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2015 of the Pacific Pilotage Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-845-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
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. Mayes (Okanagan—Shuswap), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5490).
Adjournment

At 2:17 p.m., the Acting Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).