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41st PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION

Journals

No. 31

Thursday, December 5, 2013

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
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. 412-0183, 412-0184 and 412-0197 concerning nuclear weapons. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-62-01;
— Nos. 412-0185, 412-0187 to 412-0189 and 412-0192 concerning funding aid. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-22-02;
— Nos. 412-0186 and 412-0211 concerning telecommunications. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-3-02;
— No. 412-0190 concerning genetic engineering. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-4-03;
— No. 412-0191 concerning crimes of violence. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-63-01.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the First Report of the Committee (Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-29.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 2 to 8) was tabled.


Mr. Sweet (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the Second Report of the Committee (Supplementary Estimates (B), 2013-14 — Votes 5b and 10b under ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES AGENCY, Votes 1b and 5b under ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF CANADA FOR THE REGIONS OF QUEBEC, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 55b, 60b, 65b, 70b, 75b, 80b, 90b, 95b and 105b under INDUSTRY and Vote 5b under WESTERN ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-412-30.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 8) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, Ways and Means motion No. 5 to introduce An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts be deemed adopted; and that the bill on notice entitled “An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts”; be deemed introduced and read a first time, deemed read the second time and referred to a Committee of the Whole, deemed considered in Committee of the Whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage and deemed read the third time and passed.

Accordingly, Bill C-16, An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was deemed adopted at all stages.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst), one concerning the income tax system (No. 412-0604) and one concerning veterans' affairs (No. 412-0605);
— by Ms. Duncan (Etobicoke North), one concerning health care services (No. 412-0606);
— by Mr. Regan (Halifax West), two concerning lighthouses (Nos. 412-0607 and 412-0608);
— by Ms. Quach (Beauharnois—Salaberry), one concerning the agricultural industry (No. 412-0609) and one concerning telecommunications (No. 412-0610);
— by Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), one concerning working conditions (No. 412-0611);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning Old Age Security benefits (No. 412-0612);
— by Mr. Cash (Davenport), one concerning telecommunications (No. 412-0613) and one concerning the nuclear industry (No. 412-0614);
— by Mr. Warawa (Langley), one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-0615).

Questions on the Order Paper

Mr. Lukiwski (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the answer to question Q-66 on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

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.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. Duncan (Minister of State), — That Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

Private Members' Business

At 5:23 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Borg (Terrebonne—Blainville), seconded by Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas), — That Bill C-475, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (order-making power), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the House proceed immediately to Ministerial Statements pursuant to Standing Order 33(1); and at the expiry of the time provided for Ministerial Statements, the House return to the business before it prior to the interruption, provided that the House may sit beyond the ordinary hour of daily adjournment if required to complete Private members' Business.

Statements by Ministers

By unanimous consent, pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Harper (Prime Minister) made a statement.

Private Members' Business

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Borg (Terrebonne—Blainville), seconded by Mr. Dubé (Chambly—Borduas), — That Bill C-475, An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (order-making power), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

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 — Minutes of Proceedings of the Board of Internal Economy of the House of Commons for October 3 and 21 and November 4, 2013, pursuant to Standing Order 148(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8527-412-7.
— by Mr. Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Copy of the Regulations Amending certain Regulations imposing Sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (P.C. 2013-1295), pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act, S.C. 1992, c. 17, sbs. 7(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-495-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
— by Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2013-2014 to 2017-2018 and of the Capital and Operating Budgets for 2013-2014 of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-412-863-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment

At 6:39 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).