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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 17

Friday, February 5, 2016

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Small Business and Tourism), — That Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities;

And of the amendment of Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act, since the bill violates a fundamental principle of democracy by abolishing the provision that the certification and decertification of a bargaining agent must be achieved by a secret ballot vote-based majority.”.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 42nd General Election held on October 19, 2015, pursuant to the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9, s. 536. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-4-01.

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 Ms. Joly (Minister of Canadian Heritage), Bill C-5, An Act to repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1, 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 by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Mr. Shields (Bow River), one concerning impaired driving (No. 421-00059);
— by Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-00060);
— by Mr. Morrissey (Egmont), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-00061);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the issuance of visas (No. 421-00062).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Mihychuk (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Minister of Small Business and Tourism), — That Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities;

And of the amendment of Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills).

The debate continued.

Adjournment

At 2:30 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).