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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 137

Thursday, February 9, 2017

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Charter Statement — Bill C-38: An Act to amend An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons)". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-28.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), Bill C-38, An Act to amend An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


First Reading of Senate Public Bills

Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) for Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport), seconded by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue), Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act, was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Order 69(2), on motion of Mr. Rayes (Richmond—Arthabaska), seconded by Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), Bill S-230, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (drug-impaired driving), was read the first time and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, at the conclusion of today's debate on the opposition motion in the name of the Member for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, all questions necessary to dispose of the motion be deemed put and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning cruelty to animals (No. 421-01130), one concerning China (No. 421-01131), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 421-01132) and one concerning navigable waters (No. 421-01133);
— by Mrs. Caesar-Chavannes (Whitby), one concerning public protests (No. 421-01134).

Questions on the Order Paper

Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the supplementary return to the following question made into an Order for Return:

Q-674 — Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend) — With regard to relocation costs for exempt staff moving to a location outside of the National Capital Region, since January 1, 2016: (a) what is the total cost paid by the government for relocation services and hotel stays related to moving these staff to a location outside of the National Capital Region; and (b) for each individual reimbursement, what is the (i) total payout, (ii) cost for moving services, (iii) cost for hotel stays? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-674-02.
Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), seconded by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government misled Canadians on its platform and Throne Speech commitment “that 2015 will be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system”, and that the House call on the government to apologize to Canadians for breaking its promise.

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.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), seconded by Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), in relation to the Business of Supply;

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

Pursuant to Order made earlier today, the question was deemed put on the motion and the recorded division was deemed requested and deferred until Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 5:16 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-211, An Act respecting a federal framework on post-traumatic stress disorder.

Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George), seconded by Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Health.

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.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — List of Commissions issued for the year 2016, pursuant to the Public Officers Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-31, s. 4. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-413-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Comprehensive report for 2016 of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec for the period of April 1, 2011, to March 31, 2016, pursuant to the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the regions of Quebec Act, S.C. 2005, c. 26, ss.17(3) and (4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-929-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Ms. Joly (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021 of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, pursuant to the Broadcasting Act, S.C. 1991, c. 11, sbs. 55(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-849-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:15 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 6:46 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).