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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 215

Friday, May 15, 2015

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;

And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
(a) fails to support working- and middle-class families through the introduction of affordable childcare and a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage;
(b) imposes wasteful and unfair income-splitting measures which primarily benefit the wealthy and offer nothing to 85% of Canadian families;
(c) fails to protect interns against workplace sexual harassment or unreasonable hours of work;
(d) implements expanded Tax-Free Savings Account measures which benefit the wealthiest households while leaving major fiscal problems to our grandchildren;
(e) rolls a separate, stand-alone, and supportable piece of legislation concerning Canada’s veterans into an omnibus bill that contains vastly unrelated, unsupportable measures; and
(f) attacks the right to free and fair collective bargaining for hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers.”.

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. 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. 412-5271 and 412-5272 concerning the Canadian Coast Guard. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-67-03;
— No. 412-5323 concerning transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-35-24;
— Nos. 412-5343, 412-5446, 412-5456 and 412-5490 concerning the grain industry. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-82-32.

Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), one concerning sex selection (No. 412-5700) and five concerning prostitution (Nos. 412-5701 to 412-5705);
— by Mr. Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior), three concerning the Canada Post Corporation (Nos. 412-5706 to 412-5708) and one concerning climate change (No. 412-5709);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning immigration (No. 412-5710);
— by Mr. Rajotte (Edmonton—Leduc), three concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (Nos. 412-5711 to 412-5713);
— by Ms. Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-5714);
— by Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), one concerning housing policy (No. 412-5715);
— by Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), one concerning the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (No. 412-5716);
— by Ms. Liu (Rivière-des-Mille-Îles), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-5717);
— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning climate change (No. 412-5718).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;

And of the amendment of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
(a) fails to support working- and middle-class families through the introduction of affordable childcare and a $15-per-hour federal minimum wage;
(b) imposes wasteful and unfair income-splitting measures which primarily benefit the wealthy and offer nothing to 85% of Canadian families;
(c) fails to protect interns against workplace sexual harassment or unreasonable hours of work;
(d) implements expanded Tax-Free Savings Account measures which benefit the wealthiest households while leaving major fiscal problems to our grandchildren;
(e) rolls a separate, stand-alone, and supportable piece of legislation concerning Canada’s veterans into an omnibus bill that contains vastly unrelated, unsupportable measures; and
(f) attacks the right to free and fair collective bargaining for hundreds of thousands of Canadian workers.”.

The debate continued.

At 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Thursday, May 14, 2015, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the amendment and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, May 25, 2015, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 1:16 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Lunney (Nanaimo—Alberni), seconded by Mr. Vellacott (Saskatoon—Wanuskewin), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government, in concert with provincial and territorial partners, should develop a National Strategy for Innovation, Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness in Sustainable Health Care that: (a) establishes regional centers for collaborative research and experimentation with innovative models that (i) focus on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, (ii) are collaborative and interdisciplinary in character, (iii) team up integrative medicine with allied professions, (iv) utilize optimized information technology to document outcomes, (v) foster competition for better health care outcomes that are both effective and cost-effective; (b) is holistic in perspective and open to new models of care, delivery and discovery; (c) is patient-centered and emphasizes the importance of self-care, wellness promotion and disease prevention; (d) empowers the patient with information and choice; (e) creates financial incentives for innovation; and (f) promotes a “culture of innovation” throughout the healthcare system. (Private Members' Business M-501)

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Pursuant to the User Fees Act, S.C. 2004, c. 6, sbs. 6(2), a report recommending that the Health Canada Pest Control Management Regulatory Agency's User Fees Proposal for Pesticide Cost Recovery (Sessional Paper No. 8564-412-6-01) be approved was deemed presented by the Standing Committee on Health.

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 the Speaker — Amendments to the By-laws adopted by the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons on February 17 and ratified on March 31, 2015, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 52.5(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-412-21.
— by Mr. Blaney (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Agreement for RCMP policing services (First Nations Community Policing Service) for the province of British Columbia, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-475-30. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Fast (Minister of International Trade) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan and Borrowing Plan for 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 and of the Operating Budget for 2015-2016 and Capital Budget for 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-817-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)
— by Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2015-2016 to 2019-2020 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets and Borrowing Plan for 2015-2016 of Farm Credit Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-818-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— 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. 2015-439, P.C. 2015-440 and P.C. 2015-465. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-3-19. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— P.C. 2015-464. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-28-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)
— P.C. 2015-466. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-412-17-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
Adjournment

At 2:16 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, May 25, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).