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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 209

Thursday, May 7, 2015

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Commissioner of Official Languages for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Official Languages Act, R.S. 1985, c. 31 (4th supp.), s. 66. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-301-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(f), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)

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. 412-5155 concerning the issuing of visas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-65-06;
— No. 412-5186 concerning human rights. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-101-12;
— Nos. 412-5407 to 412-5411 concerning foreign aid. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-34-20;
— No. 412-5412 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-19-18.

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Wilks (Kootenay—Columbia), seconded by Mr. Williamson (New Brunswick Southwest), Bill C-674, An Act to establish Addiction Recovery Week, 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 Mr. Calkins (Wetaskiwin), six concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 412-5555 to 412-5560);
— by Mr. Ravignat (Pontiac), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5561);
— by Mr. Breitkreuz (Yorkton—Melville), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-5562);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5563);
— by Mr. Rankin (Victoria), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5564);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning AIDS (No. 412-5565) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-5566);
— by Mr. Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5567);
— by Ms. Davies (Vancouver East), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5568);
— by Ms. Sims (Newton—North Delta), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5569);
— by Mrs. Groguhé (Saint-Lambert), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5570);
— by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5571);
— by Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5572);
— by Mr. Cash (Davenport), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5573);
— by Ms. Freeman (Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5574);
— by Mr. Genest (Shefford), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5575);
— by Ms. Ayala (Honoré-Mercier), two concerning the tax system (Nos. 412-5576 and 412-5577);
— by Mr. Mai (Brossard—La Prairie), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5578);
— by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5579);
— by Mr. Harris (St. John's East), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5580);
— by Ms. Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5581);
— by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5582);
— by Mrs. Day (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5583);
— by Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5584) and one concerning a national child care program (No. 412-5585);
— by Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), one concerning telecommunications (No. 412-5586);
— by Mr. Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5587);
— by Ms. Michaud (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5588) and one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5589);
— by Mr. Nunez-Melo (Laval), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5590);
— by Ms. Raynault (Joliette), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5591);
— by Mr. Tremblay (Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5592);
— by Mr. Julian (Burnaby—New Westminster), one concerning the tax system (No. 412-5593).

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-1121 and Q-1125 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 return to the following question made into an Order for Return:

Q-1120 — Mr. Kellway (Beaches—East York) — With regard to the New Building Canada Fund (NBCF), between 2013-2014 and the current fiscal year: (a) broken down by date of application, individual project, province, and municipality, what is the total number of applications submitted under each of the following components of the NBCF, (i) the National Infrastructure Component, (ii) the Provincial Territorial Infrastructure Component – National and Regional Projects (PTIC-NRP), (iii) the Provincial Territorial Infrastructure Component – Small Communities Fund (PTIC-SCF); (b) broken down by date of application, individual project, province, and municipality, what is the total amount of money requested under each component identified in (a); (c) broken down by date of application, individual project, province, and municipality, what are all the approved projects and the total amount of funding allocated under each component identified in (a); (d) broken down by date of application, individual project, province, and municipality, what is the total number of applications submitted for (i) public transit infrastructure projects, (ii) highway, bridge, and major road infrastructure projects, (iii) inter-city and regional rail infrastructure projects, (iv) disaster mitigation infrastructure projects, (v) port, maritime shipping, and marine infrastructure projects, (vi) airport, helipad, and aviation infrastructure projects, (vii) information technology infrastructure projects, (viii) wastewater management and sewage infrastructure projects; (e) which provinces have submitted applications to Infrastructure Canada under (i) PTIC–NRP, (ii) PTIC-SCF; (f) which provinces have yet to open the process for municipal applications under PTIC-NRP; and (g) will delays in processing applications under PTIC-NRP cause any municipalities to miss the 2015 construction season and, if so, which municipalities will be affected? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-412-1120.
Government Orders

Ways and Means

The Order was read for consideration of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures (Sessional Paper No. 8570-412-23), notice of which was laid upon the Table on Monday, May 4, 2015. (Ways and Means No. 22)

Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), moved, — That the motion be concurred in.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(3), the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 399 -- Vote no 399)
YEAS: 146, NAYS: 111

YEAS -- POUR

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

Dechert
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Eglinski
Falk
Fantino
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Fortin
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goldring
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Harris (Cariboo—Prince George)
Hawn
Hayes
Hiebert
Hillyer
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

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
Obhrai
O'Connor
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Pacetti
Paradis
Payne
Perkins
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rajotte
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford

Saxton
Schellenberger
Seeback
Shipley
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Strahl
Sweet
Tilson
Toet
Trost
Trottier
Truppe
Uppal
Valcourt
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vellacott
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: -- 146

NAYS -- CONTRE

Adams
Allen (Welland)
Angus
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bélanger
Bennett
Bevington
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Borg
Boutin-Sweet
Brahmi
Brison
Brosseau
Caron
Casey
Cash
Charlton
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Christopherson
Cleary
Comartin

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

Goodale
Groguhé
Harris (Scarborough Southwest)
Harris (St. John's East)
Hsu
Julian
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Morin (Chicoutimi—Le Fjord)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Mulcair

Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nunez-Melo
Papillon
Pilon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Rousseau
Saganash
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
Stewart
Stoffer
Sullivan
Toone
Tremblay
Valeriote
Vaughan

Total: -- 111

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Pursuant to Standing Orders 83(4) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Sorenson (Minister of State (Finance)) for Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, was read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

Recommendation
(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))
His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures”.


The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans with amendments.

Mr. Moore (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) for Mrs. Shea (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Moore (Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)) for Mrs. Shea (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and the Railway Safety Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with amendments.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected for debate Motion No. 1.

Motion No. 1 was not proceeded with.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(9), Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

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 Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-627, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act (safety of persons and property), as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with an amendment.

Ms. Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill, as amended, was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 98(2), Ms. Bateman (Winnipeg South Centre), seconded by Mrs. Ambler (Mississauga South), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

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

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), a paper deposited with the Clerk of the House was laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Report of Ridley Terminals Inc., together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2014, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-770-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment

At 5:46 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).