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

Journals

No. 78

Thursday, May 1, 2014

10:00 a.m.



Prayers
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), four concerning the situation in Venezuela (Nos. 412-2560 to 412-2563);

— by Mr. Allen (Welland), two concerning health care services (Nos. 412-2564 and 412-2565) and one concerning certain diseases (No. 412-2566);

— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the Senate (No. 412-2567);

— by Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-2568) and one concerning parental rights (No. 412-2569);

— by Ms. Nash (Parkdale—High Park), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-2570);

— by Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), one concerning the grain industry (No. 412-2571), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 412-2572) and one concerning firearms (No. 412-2573);

— by Mr. Donnelly (New Westminster—Coquitlam), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 412-2574);

— by Mr. Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), one concerning the electoral system (No. 412-2575);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning China (No. 412-2576) and one concerning climate change (No. 412-2577);

— by Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe (Pierrefonds—Dollard), one concerning health care services (No. 412-2578);

— by Mr. Sandhu (Surrey North), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 412-2579).


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-325, Q-327 and Q-329 on the Order Paper.

Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker declared null and void new Clause 5.1 and the amendments to Clauses 6 and 15 in Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other measures, as adopted by the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, and ordered that they be struck from the Bill as reported and that the Bill be reprinted.

Government Orders

Notice having been given at a previous sitting under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), Mr. Van Loan (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), moved, — That, in relation to Bill C-33, An Act to establish a framework to enable First Nations control of elementary and secondary education and to provide for related funding and to make related amendments to the Indian Act and consequential amendments to other Acts, not more than one further sitting day after the day on which this Order is adopted shall be allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the Bill; and

that, 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on the day allotted to the consideration at second reading stage of the said Bill, any proceedings before the House shall be interrupted, if required for the purpose of this Order, and, in turn, every question necessary for the disposal of the said stage of the Bill shall be put forthwith and successively, without further debate or amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 67.1, the House proceeded to the question period regarding the moving of the time allocation motion.

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

(Division No. 109 -- Vote no 109)
YEAS: 144, NAYS: 116

YEAS -- POUR

Ablonczy
Adler
Albas
Alexander
Allen (Tobique—Mactaquac)
Allison
Ambler
Anders
Anderson
Armstrong
Ashfield
Aspin
Baird
Bateman
Bergen
Bernier
Bezan
Blaney
Block
Boughen
Braid
Breitkreuz
Brown (Leeds—Grenville)
Brown (Newmarket—Aurora)
Brown (Barrie)
Butt
Calandra
Calkins
Cannan
Carmichael
Carrie
Chisu
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Crockatt
Daniel
Davidson
Dechert
Devolin
Dreeshen
Duncan (Vancouver Island North)
Dykstra
Falk
Fantino
Fast
Findlay (Delta—Richmond East)
Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk)
Fletcher
Galipeau
Gallant
Gill
Glover
Goguen
Goldring
Goodyear
Gosal
Gourde
Grewal
Hawn
Hayes
Hoback
Holder
James
Kamp (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission)
Keddy (South Shore—St. Margaret's)
Kenney (Calgary Southeast)
Kerr
Komarnicki
Kramp (Prince Edward—Hastings)
Lauzon
Leef
Lemieux
Leung
Lizon
Lobb
Lukiwski
Lunney
MacKay (Central Nova)
MacKenzie
Maguire
Mayes
McColeman
McLeod
Menegakis
Merrifield
Miller
Moore (Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam)
Moore (Fundy Royal)
Nicholson
Norlock
Obhrai
O'Connor
Oliver
O'Neill Gordon
Opitz
O'Toole
Paradis
Payne
Poilievre
Preston
Raitt
Rajotte
Reid
Rempel
Richards
Rickford
Ritz
Saxton
Schellenberger
Shea
Shipley
Shory
Smith
Sopuck
Sorenson
Stanton
Storseth
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)
Zimmer
Total: -- 144

NAYS -- CONTRE

Allen (Welland)
Andrews
Angus
Ashton
Atamanenko
Aubin
Ayala
Bennett
Benskin
Bevington
Blanchette
Blanchette-Lamothe
Boivin
Borg
Brahmi
Brison
Byrne
Caron
Casey
Chicoine
Chisholm
Choquette
Christopherson
Cleary
Comartin
Côté
Crowder
Cullen
Cuzner
Day
Dewar
Dion
Dionne Labelle
Donnelly
Doré Lefebvre
Dubé
Dubourg
Duncan (Edmonton—Strathcona)
Dusseault
Easter
Eyking
Foote
Fortin
Freeland
Freeman
Fry
Garneau
Garrison
Genest-Jourdain
Giguère
Godin
Goodale
Gravelle
Groguhé
Harris (St. John's East)
Hughes
Hyer
Jacob
Julian
Kellway
Lamoureux
Lapointe
Larose
Latendresse
Laverdière
LeBlanc (Beauséjour)
LeBlanc (LaSalle—Émard)
Leslie
Liu
MacAulay
Mai
Marston
Martin
Masse
Mathyssen
May
McCallum
McGuinty
McKay (Scarborough—Guildwood)
Michaud
Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue)
Morin (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine)
Morin (Laurentides—Labelle)
Morin (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot)
Mulcair
Murray
Nantel
Nash
Nicholls
Nunez-Melo
Pacetti
Papillon
Patry
Pilon
Quach
Rafferty
Rankin
Rathgeber
Ravignat
Raynault
Regan
Saganash
Sandhu
Scarpaleggia
Scott
Sellah
Simms (Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor)
Sims (Newton—North Delta)
Sitsabaiesan
St-Denis
Stewart
Stoffer
Sullivan
Thibeault
Turmel
Valeriote
Total: -- 116

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other measures, as reported by the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food without amendment.

Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), seconded by Mrs. Yelich (Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular)), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Mr. Ritz (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), seconded by Mrs. Yelich (Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular)), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Lemieux (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell), seconded by Mr. Payne (Medicine Hat), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:

“Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the Canada Transportation Act and to provide for other measures, be not read a third time but be referred back to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food with a view to adding a new clause providing that the Canada Transportation Agency may order a company to compensate persons adversely affected when the company fails to fulfill its service obligations.”.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was referred back to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.


The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order, as reported by the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development without amendment.

Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) for Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. Goodyear (Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario)), moved, — That the Bill be concurred in at report stage.

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

Accordingly, the Bill was concurred in at report stage.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(11), Ms. Raitt (Minister of Transport) for Mr. Valcourt (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), seconded by Mr. Goodyear (Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario)), 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.


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-33, An Act to establish a framework to enable First Nations control of elementary and secondary education and to provide for related funding and to make related amendments to the Indian Act and consequential amendments to other Acts, 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-33, An Act to establish a framework to enable First Nations control of elementary and secondary education and to provide for related funding and to make related amendments to the Indian Act and consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

The debate continued.

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 House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Godin (Acadie—Bathurst), seconded by Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), — That Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (understanding the official languages), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

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 7, 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. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mint, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-176-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Oliver (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Development Investment Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the year ended December 31, 2013, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-471-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

— by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report of the National Energy Board for the year ended December 31, 2013, pursuant to the National Energy Board Act, R.S. 1985, c. N-7, s. 133. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-188-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

— by Mr. Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources) — Report on the administration of the Canada Petroleum Resources Act for the year 2013, pursuant to the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, R.S. 1985, c. 36 (2nd Supp.), s. 109. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-412-455-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:14 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 6:43 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).