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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 116

Monday, November 28, 2016

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.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-238, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe disposal of lamps containing mercury, as reported by the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development with amendments.

Mr. Fisher (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), seconded by Mr. Samson (Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook), 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. Fisher (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), seconded by Mr. Samson (Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 98(2), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 to 69.

Group No. 1

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 1.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 2.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 3, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 4, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 5, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 5.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 6, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 7, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 7.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 8, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 8.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 9, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 9.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 10, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 10.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 11, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 11.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 12, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 12.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 13, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 13.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 14, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 14.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 15, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 15.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 16, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 16.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 17, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 17.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 18, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 18.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 19, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 19.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 20, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 20.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 21, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 21.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 22, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 22.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 23, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 23.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 24, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 24.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 25, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 25.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 26, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 26.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 27, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 27.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 28, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 28.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 29, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 29.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 30, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 30.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 31, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 31.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 32, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 32.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 33, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 33.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 34, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 34.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 35, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 35.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 36, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 36.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 37, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 37.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 38, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 38.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 39, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 39.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 40, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 40.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 41, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 41.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 42, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 42.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 43, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 43.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 44, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 44.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 45, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 45.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 46, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 46.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 47, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 47.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 48, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 48.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 49, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 49.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 50, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 50.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 51, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 51.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 52, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 52.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 53, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 53.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 54, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 54.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 55, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 55.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 56, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 56.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 57, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 57.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 58, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 58.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 59, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 59.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 60, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 60.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 61, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 61.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 62, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 62.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 63, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 63.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 64, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 64.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 65, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 65.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 66, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 66.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 67, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 67.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 68, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 68.

Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), moved Motion No. 69, — That Bill C-26 be amended by deleting Clause 69.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

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

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. McCallum (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship), Bill C-34, An Act to amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act and other Acts, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, presented the First Report of the Committee, "Electoral Reform". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-116.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 52) was tabled.


Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), from the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, presented the Second Report of the Committee, "Electoral Reform". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-117.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 52) was tabled.


Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the Third Report of the Committee, "Committee Activities and Expenditures from April 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-118.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 1 to 4) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study on poverty reduction strategies, six members of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be authorized to travel to Kuujjauq, Quebec, Saint John, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Medicine Hat, Alberta, and Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Winter of 2017, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study on Canada and the defence of North America, ten members of the Standing Committee on National Defence be authorized to travel to Washington, D.C., United States of America, in the Winter and Spring of 2017, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of the situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 years after the end of the Cold War, seven members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development be authorized to travel to Kiev, Ukraine, Astana, Kazakhstan, Riga, Latvia, and Warsaw, Poland, in the Winter and Spring of 2017, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to its study of Canada's global engagement on human rights issues, seven members of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development be authorized to travel to Washington, D.C., United States of America, in the Winter and Spring of 2017, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, in relation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference on the rule of law and human rights, three members of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights be authorized to travel to London, United Kingdom, in the Winter of 2017, and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee.


By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the debate pursuant to Standing Order 66 on Motion No. 5 to concur in the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Finance be deemed to have taken place, and that the motion be deemed carried on division.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), one concerning the elderly (No. 421-00972);

— by Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), one concerning the Governor General's Medals of Honour (No. 421-00973);

— by Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 421-00974) and one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-00975);

— by Mr. Falk (Provencher), two concerning assisted suicide (Nos. 421-00976 and 421-00977);

— by Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), one concerning poverty (No. 421-00978);

— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-00979);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning China (No. 421-00980) and one concerning housing policy (No. 421-00981).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 69).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

Notices of Motions

Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the report stage and third reading stage of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act, as reported by the Standing Committee on Finance without amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 69).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), a paper deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House was laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Report on Commercial Vehicle Safety in Canada for the year 2011, pursuant to the Motor Vehicle Transport Act, R.S. 1985, c. 29 (3rd Supp.), sbs. 25(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-571-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

Petitions Filed with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Fraser (West Nova), one concerning the Canadian Human Rights Act (No. 421-00982);

— by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), one concerning environmental assessment and review (No. 421-00983).

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 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 6:47 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).