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

Journals

No. 49

Friday, February 14, 2014

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 third reading of 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.

Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health), 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.

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:

— No. 412-1516 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-14-06;

— No. 412-1574 concerning Old Age Security benefits. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-412-31-07.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Leslie (Halifax), seconded by Mr. Dewar (Ottawa Centre), Bill C-575, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (residence of electors), 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. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning missing persons (No. 412-1652) and one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 412-1653);

— by Mr. Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine), one concerning transportation (No. 412-1654);

— by Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands), one concerning climate change (No. 412-1655), one concerning genetic engineering (No. 412-1656) and one concerning advertising (No. 412-1657);

— by Mr. Rathgeber (Edmonton—St. Albert), one concerning the mining industry (No. 412-1658) and one concerning the Criminal Code of Canada (No. 412-1659);

— by Ms. Turmel (Hull—Aylmer), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 412-1660);

— by Mr. Chicoine (Châteauguay—Saint-Constant), four concerning transportation (Nos. 412-1661 to 412-1664);

— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 412-1665);

— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning immigration (No. 412-1666);

— by Mr. Hyer (Thunder Bay—Superior North), one concerning certain diseases (No. 412-1667);

— by Ms. Sitsabaiesan (Scarborough—Rouge River), one concerning national parks (No. 412-1668);

— by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), one concerning transportation (No. 412-1669) and one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-1670).


By unanimous consent, a petition was presented as follows:

— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), one concerning human trafficking (No. 412-1671).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Ms. Ambrose (Minister of Health), — 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 third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was read the third time and passed.

Private Members' Business

At 12:50 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Jacob (Brome—Missisquoi), seconded by Ms. Leslie (Halifax), — That Bill C-481, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act (duty to examine), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 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. Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Report on the Annual Summary of Steel Import Permit Data for the year 2013, pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act, R.S. 1985, c. E-19, sbs. 5.1(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-525-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Northern Pipeline Agency, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Northern Pipeline Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-26, ss. 13 and 14. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-43-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1988, c. 28, ss. 231 and 238. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-448-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors for the year ended June 8, 2013, pursuant to the Canada Land Surveyors Act, S.C. 1998, c. 14, sbs. 70(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-799-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013, pursuant to the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C. 1987, c. 3, s. 226. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-875-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

Adjournment

At 1:46 p.m., the Acting Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, February 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).