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Monday, May 15, 2017 (No. 177)

Private Members' Business


Items outside the Order of Precedence

The complete list of items of Private Members' Business outside the order of precedence is available for consultation at the Table in the Chamber, at the Private Members' Business Office (613-992-9511) and on the Internet.

Public Bills (Commons)

C-201 — December 9, 2015 — Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-201, An Act to amend the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (independent assessment).
C-202 — December 9, 2015 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-202, An Act to establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights and to make a related amendment to another Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), Mr. Mulcair (Outremont), Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), Ms. Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski), Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South), Mr. Choquette (Drummond), Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) and Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — December 9, 2015
C-204 — December 9, 2015 — Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-204, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South), Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West), Mrs. Kwan (Vancouver East), Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) and Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques) — December 9, 2015
C-205 — December 10, 2015 — Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-205, An Act to designate the month of June as ALS Month.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — April 7, 2016
C-206 — December 10, 2015 — Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-206, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (abuse of vulnerable persons).
C-207 — December 10, 2015 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-207, An Act to establish National Appreciation Day.
C-208 — December 10, 2015 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act (interpretation of numerical dates).
C-209 — December 10, 2015 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-209, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (high-profile offenders).
C-212 — January 28, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-212, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (members who cross the floor).
C-213 — January 28, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-213, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting age).
C-214 — January 28, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-214, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeals).
C-215 — February 3, 2016 — Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-215, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code and the Employment Insurance Act (volunteer firefighters).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — April 7, 2016
C-216 — February 3, 2016 — Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-216, An Act to establish National Perinatal Bereavement Awareness Day.
C-217 — February 4, 2016 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-217, An Act respecting the position and office of the Parliamentary Science Officer and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — April 7, 2016
C-218 — February 4, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-218, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (railway noise and vibration control).
C-219 — February 4, 2016 — Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-219, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (wreck).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Mr. Rankin (Victoria), Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), Ms. Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski), Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît), Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), Ms. Trudel (Jonquière) and Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — February 4, 2016
C-220 — February 16, 2016 — Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-220, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (balanced representation).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West), Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue), Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), Mr. Rankin (Victoria), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South), Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Ms. Ashton (Churchill—Keewatinook Aski), Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) and Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — February 16, 2016
C-244 — February 26, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-244, An Act to establish Leif Erikson Day.
C-248 — March 9, 2016 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-248, An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Access to Information Act (transparency).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — April 19, 2016
C-249 — March 9, 2016 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-249, An Act to amend the Public Health Agency of Canada Act (National Alzheimer Office).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — April 19, 2016
C-250 — March 9, 2016 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-250, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (small brewery tax credit).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — April 19, 2016
C-251 — March 10, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans of Bill C-251, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (importation of shark fins).
C-252 — March 10, 2016 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-252, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Shawnigan Lake).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Mr. Rankin (Victoria), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), Mr. Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona), Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South), Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert), Ms. Sansoucy (Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot), Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Ms. Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) and Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — March 14, 2016
C-253 — March 24, 2016 — Mr. Easter (Malpeque) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-253, An Act to Recognize Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation.
C-254 — March 24, 2016 — Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-254, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (baby products).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) and Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — November 24, 2016
C-255 — March 24, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-255, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (appeal process for temporary resident visa applicants).
C-256 — March 24, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-256, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for dues paid to veterans' organizations).
C-257 — March 24, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-257, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (sugar content labelling).
C-258 — April 14, 2016 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-258, An Act to amend the Department of Industry Act (small businesses).
C-259 — April 14, 2016 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-259, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act (scientific research).
C-260 — April 14, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-260, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deduction of disability pensions).
C-261 — April 14, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-261, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (increase of allowance for survivors and children).
C-262 — April 21, 2016 — Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — December 6, 2016
C-263 — April 22, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-263, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (hearing impairment).
C-264 — May 3, 2016 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-264, An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing).
C-265 — May 3, 2016 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-265, An Act to ensure secure, adequate, accessible and affordable housing for Canadians.
C-266 — May 5, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-266, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (increasing parole ineligibility).
C-267 — May 5, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of Bill C-267, An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and to make related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) and Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — May 12, 2016
Mr. Clement (Parry Sound—Muskoka) — May 18, 2016
C-268 — May 5, 2016 — Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-268, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — May 9, 2016
C-269 — May 5, 2016 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-269, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (sentencing) and to make consequential amendments to another Act.
C-270 — May 10, 2016 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-270, An Act respecting the establishment and award of a Defence of Canada Medal (1946-1989).
C-271 — May 12, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-271, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (batteries for medical or assistive devices).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — May 13, 2016
C-272 — May 12, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-272, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (fire and emergency response statistics).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — May 13, 2016
C-273 — May 17, 2016 — Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-273, An Act to amend the Customs Act (marine pleasure craft).
C-275 — May 19, 2016 — Mr. Barsalou-Duval (Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-275, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (business transfer).
C-276 — May 30, 2016 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-276, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (warrant to obtain blood sample).
C-278 — May 30, 2016 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-278, An Act to amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations).
C-279 — May 31, 2016 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-279, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (length of election period).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Weir (Regina—Lewvan), Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), Mr. Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona), Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh), Mr. Choquette (Drummond), Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) and Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — June 21, 2016
C-280 — June 1, 2016 — Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-280, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (golfing expenses).
C-281 — June 1, 2016 — Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food of Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — June 2, 2016
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — June 7, 2016
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 1, 2016
C-282 — June 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-282, An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Income Tax Act (extra-energy-efficient products).
C-283 — June 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-283, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (electronic products recycling program).
C-284 — June 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-284, An Act respecting a national strategy for the development of renewable energy sources.
C-285 — June 3, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-285, An Act to provide for the development of national standards for the transport of currency and valuables by armoured car.
C-286 — June 8, 2016 — Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-286, An Act respecting the establishment of a framework to promote the development of co-operatives in Canada and amending the Department of Industry Act and other Acts.
C-287 — June 8, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-287, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (nanotechnology).
C-288 — June 9, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-288, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (special benefits).
C-289 — June 9, 2016 — Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-289, An Act to establish Canadian Optimist Movement Awareness Day.
C-290 — June 14, 2016 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-290, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (machine-readable code).
C-292 — June 14, 2016 — Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-292, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (occupational disease and accident registry).
C-293 — June 14, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Department of Health Act (Advisory Committee).
C-294 — June 15, 2016 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-294, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (cessation of refugee protection).
C-295 — June 15, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-295, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (residence of electors).
C-296 — June 16, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-296, An Act respecting a Government Awareness Day.
C-297 — June 16, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-297, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours).
C-298 — June 16, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-298, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (voting hours — Pacific time zone).
C-299 — June 17, 2016 — Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-299, An Act to amend the Copyright Act (term of copyright).
C-300 — June 17, 2016 — Mr. Thériault (Montcalm) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-300, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (Canada Health Transfer).
C-302 — September 26, 2016 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-302, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burnaby Lake, Deer Lake and Brunette River).
C-303 — September 26, 2016 — Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-303, An Act respecting the repeal of the Acts enacted by the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 and amending or repealing certain provisions enacted by that Act.
C-304 — September 27, 2016 — Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (transport of dangerous goods by rail).
C-310 — September 29, 2016 — Mr. Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates of Bill C-310, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (debt recovery).
C-312 — October 4, 2016 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-312, An Act to establish a national cycling strategy.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) and Ms. Damoff (Oakville North—Burlington) — October 5, 2016
Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — October 7, 2016
Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — October 13, 2016
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 1, 2016
C-313 — October 5, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-313, An Act concerning the development of a national strategy respecting advertising to children and amending the Broadcasting Act (regulations).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 1, 2016
C-314 — October 17, 2016 — Ms. Pauzé (Repentigny) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-314, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (qualifying period).
C-316 — October 26, 2016 — Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-316, An Act to amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — October 31, 2016
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — November 7, 2016
Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — November 14, 2016
Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend) and Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — November 15, 2016
Mr. Barsalou-Duval (Pierre-Boucher—Les Patriotes—Verchères) — November 16, 2016
Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — November 25, 2016
Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton) — November 30, 2016
Mr. Erskine-Smith (Beaches—East York) — December 2, 2016
Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — December 5, 2016
Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning) and Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain) — December 6, 2016
Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) and Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — December 8, 2016
C-317 — October 26, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-317, An Act to designate the month of October as Hispanic Heritage Month.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — December 1, 2016
C-318 — October 31, 2016 — Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage of Bill C-318, An Act to establish Indian Residential School Reconciliation and Memorial Day.
C-319 — November 2, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-319, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act, the Judges Act, the Public Service Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (survivor pension benefits).
C-320 — November 2, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-320, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deletion of deduction from annuity).
C-321 — November 16, 2016 — Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-321, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (prohibition of asbestos).
C-324 — December 1, 2016 — Mr. Saroya (Markham—Unionville) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-324, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (production of or trafficking in substances).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation) — December 6, 2016
Designation as a non votable item — 21st Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs presented on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
Report deemed adopted not later than Wednesday, February 15, 2017, if no appeal or notice of substitution is filed, pursuant to Standing Orders 92(4) and 92.1(1).
C-327 — December 6, 2016 — Mr. Fortin (Rivière-du-Nord) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-327, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (political financing).
C-328 — December 7, 2016 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development of Bill C-328, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (oil transportation).
C-329 — December 7, 2016 — Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to a legislative committee of Bill C-329, An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (asbestos).
C-330 — December 14, 2016 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-330, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (landlord consent).
C-331 — December 14, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-331, An Act to amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights).
C-332 — December 14, 2016 — Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs of Bill C-332, An Act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
C-333 — December 14, 2016 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration of Bill C-333, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (granting and revoking of citizenship).
C-334 — January 31, 2017 — Mr. Fortin (Rivière-du-Nord) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-334, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (journalistic sources).
C-335 — February 1, 2017 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics of Bill C-335, An Act to amend the Conflict of Interest Act (gift or other advantage).
C-336 — February 7, 2017 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Health of Bill C-336, An Act regarding the right to know when products contain toxic substances.
C-339 — February 24, 2017 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-339, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act (death benefit).
C-340 — March 7, 2017 — Mr. Fortin (Rivière-du-Nord) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-340, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (political financing).
C-341 — March 8, 2017 — Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-341, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act (aerodromes).
C-347 — April 10, 2017 — Mr. Arnold (North Okanagan—Shuswap) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-347, An Act providing for the award of a Canadian Search and Rescue Voluntary Service Medal.
C-350 — April 10, 2017 — Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-350, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (trafficking and transplanting human organs and other body parts).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — April 12, 2017
C-351 — April 11, 2017 — Mr. Barlow (Foothills) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Bill C-351, An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act and the Excise Act, 2001 (importation).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — May 2, 2017
C-352 — April 13, 2017 — Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities of Bill C-352, An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to provide for the development of a national strategy (abandonment of vessels).
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — May 3, 2017
Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), Mr. McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam), Mr. Rankin (Victoria), Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South), Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke), Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East), Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), Mr. Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) and Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — May 4, 2017
Ms. Watts (South Surrey—White Rock) — May 9, 2017
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) and Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — May 10, 2017
C-353 — April 13, 2017 — Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-353, An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (Canada Pension Plan payments).
C-354 — April 13, 2017 — Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources of Bill C-354, An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood).

Notices of Motions

M-1 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That a special committee of the House be created to study and develop recommendations needed for Canada’s manufacturing industry and report back to the House: (a) identifying the manufacturing industry as a strategic sector for economic development; (b) reviewing the causes and consequences of manufacturing job loss; (c) reviewing ways to strengthen Canada’s manufacturing sector; (d) detailing a comprehensive set of economic, fiscal, monetary, and trade policies that will both strengthen domestic manufacturing industry and protect manufacturing jobs; and (e) enumerating the improvements needed in the bankruptcy laws, wage protection, transition programs, training programs, relocation programs, employment insurance benefits and pension laws to ensure that workers are protected during job loss.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
M-2 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contribution made to Canadian society by all of its seniors and make Canadian passports available at not more than half-price, to all Canadian citizens over the age of 65.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-3 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) create a petroleum-monitoring agency with a three-year mandate to collect and disseminate, on a timely basis, price data on crude oil, refined petroleum products, and retail gasoline for all relevant North American markets; (b) in consultation with stakeholders from the petroleum sector (the majors, the independents, and consumer groups), appoint a director who would lead this agency; (c) require the agency to report to Parliament on an annual basis on the competitive aspects of the petroleum sector in Canada; and (d) request that the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology review the agency's performance and the need for an extension of its mandate following the tabling of the agency's third report.
M-4 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize and give thanks for the great sacrifices made by Canadian veterans in protecting our society and make Canadian passports available free of charge to all veterans of the Canadian forces.
M-5 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should conduct public hearings of the views of Canadians and stakeholders on privacy concerns relating to the outsourcing of work in the public and private sectors to companies in foreign countries or their subsidiaries located in Canada.
M-6 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create the Windsor-Essex Border Development and Protection Authority to be a public body for the purpose of managing border traffic consistent with the needs of residents for current and future infrastructure built connecting Canada and the United States in the Windsor-Essex area.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
M-7 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that any future bridge or tunnel between Canada and the United States, funded in part or wholly by the government, be owned by the government.
M-8 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should conduct an audit of the Passport Office to ensure that Canadians can acquire passports at the lowest possible cost and that passport processing fees do not generate surplus revenues.
M-9 — December 7, 2015 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should defer further review and any approval of the Deep Geologic Repository Project environmental assessment for low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste at the Bruce Nuclear Site until such time as: (a) an independent technical body is established and has completed (i) an evaluation of the state of technical and scientific knowledge with respect to deep geological repositories for nuclear waste, (ii) an assessment as to whether Canada’s regulatory regime is sufficiently robust to adequately support an environmental assessment and licensing review of proposals for deep geologic repositories; (b) there is a full evaluation of alternatives to the proposed deep geologic repository, including alternative sites, alternative designs and alternative methods; and (c) residents, stakeholders and rights holders in the Great Lakes Basin, including in potential host communities, neighbouring communities, transportation corridor communities, and the broader Great Lakes community, are engaged in a direct and active dialogue facilitated by a trusted third party.
M-10 — December 7, 2015 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work to reform and strengthen our national security legislation, and that such reforms should: (a) be based on broad public consultations with stakeholders, experts and the public; (b) allow parliamentarians to fully debate and amend any new security legislation, and ensure that new legislation (i) does not disproportionally affect marginalized communities, especially First Nations, indigenous, and Muslim communities, (ii) respects international human rights standards and the rule of law, (iii) does not infringe any sections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, (iv) respects institutional roles of CSIS and the RCMP; (c) rescind Parts 1, 3, 4 and 5 of the Anti-Terrorism Act 2015, formerly known as Bill C-51, while working to amend and improve part 2; (d) amend the CSIS Act to prohibit CSIS agents from operating overseas and remove any new powers of disruption; (e) enact new legislation to implement the recommendations of the Arar and Air India Commissions; (f) reinstate the position of Inspector General for CSIS and work to establish further mechanisms for robust civilian and parliamentary oversight; and (g) meaningfully engage community leaders and front-line service providers to implement multidisciplinary programming to combat violent extremism.
M-12 — December 7, 2015 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work to reform and strengthen our citizenship, immigration and refugee regime, and that such reforms should: (a) rescind the ability of the Minister to revoke Canadian citizenship; (b) rescind provisions of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act that force refugees arriving by boat into detention for a year; (c) restore citizenship to Lost Canadians; (d) task Canada’s embassies with aggressively acting for Canadians abroad in trouble, including those who are on death row; (e) repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act; (f) create a predictable path to citizenship for permanent residents; (g) create a sponsor-friendly refugee support process; (h) prioritize family reunification in immigration and refugee processing; (i) restore health, housing, language and other supports to refugee claimants; (j) end the security certificate regime, as unconstitutional; (k) appoint more members to the Immigration and Refugee Board to deal with the backlog; (l) end the Temporary Foreign Worker Program; (m) end conditional permanent residence that runs the risk of trapping spouses in abusive relationships; and (n) redesign the live-in caregiver program to provide safe and dignified working conditions and provide those seeking citizenship and family reunification with a fair and consistent process.
M-13 — December 7, 2015 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work to protect the health and safety of sex workers, by taking measures including: (a) rescinding the measures introduced into the Criminal Code through the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act (formerly known as Bill C-36); (b) introducing new legislation to protect the rights and safety of sex workers, based on consultations with sex workers and experts; (c) using existing laws to prosecute abuse against sex workers; (d) providing enhanced counseling and educational services to assist people trapped in the sex trade through poverty or addiction; and (e) providing financial assistance for sex workers who want to find different employment.
M-14 — December 7, 2015 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work to repair and reform Canada's environmental protection and regulatory regime, and that such reforms should include: (a) repealing the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act (formerly known as Bill C-38) so as to (i) amend the Fisheries Act to restore habitat protection and reverse administrative changes to the interpretation of "deleterious to fish", (ii) amend the National Energy Board Act to restore the application of Species at Risk, Navigable Waters Protection and Fisheries Acts to the regulation of pipeline routes, (iii) restore the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency as the sole agency responsible for overseeing environmental reviews, (iv) restore the National Round Table on Environment and Economy; (b) repealing the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012 (formerly known as Bill C-45) in order to protect any and all navigable Canadian waters by restoring the Navigable Waters Protection Act; (c) restoring funding to the Canadian Environmental Network; (d) restoring the ecoENERGY Retrofit-Homes program; (e) with respect to our National Parks, (i) re-affirming the guiding principle of the National Parks Act to protect ecological integrity, restore research funding and monitoring for ecological integrity to Parks Canada, and amend the Rouge National Urban Parks Act to restore the principle of ecological integrity, (ii) amending the Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and to make consequential amendments to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, in such a manner as to remove the role of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board as a regulator within the park and to ban any and all seismic testing, drilling or industrial activity from ever taking place in the park, (iii) cancelling any and all plans to further privatize within national parks; and (f) reinvesting in climate and environmental sciences by restoring programming and funding to include (i) the Canadian Climate Forum (formerly the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences), (ii) the Polar Environmental Atmospheric Research Laboratory, (iii) the Marine Mammals Contaminants Programme, (iv) testing of smokestacks for air quality, (v) ozone-layer testing, (vi) freshwater science, (vii) the Experimental Lakes Area.
M-15 — December 7, 2015 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should adopt the principle of energy security as a central component of Canada's national defence policy.
M-17 — December 7, 2015 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should impose a ten-year moratorium on the removal of the Canadian National Railway rail lines between North Bay and Montreal, recognizing that taxpayers’ dollars helped to build the historic transportation system, and that with a recovering forestry industry and the development of the Ring of Fire, a long haul transportation system may be vital.
M-18 — December 7, 2015 — Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Public Safety should, with the approval of the Governor-in-Council, rescind the existing agreements with the governments of the provinces and amend Section 95 of the Firearms Act to privatize the functions and operation of the Canadian Firearms Registration System, in recognition that the Parliamentary Budget Office has identified: (a) provincial criminal justice expenditures as the largest contributor to rising public expenditures on criminal justice; (b) policing expenditures categorized as fully dedicated to crime includes firearms programs when in fact they are non-criminal and should be administered as such; and (c) law enforcement professionals spend too much time on administrative tasks at the expense of front-line policing.
M-19 — December 8, 2015 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — That, in the opinion of the House, Statistics Canada should begin measuring and reporting Canada’s annual investments in basic scientific research in accordance with OECD guidelines and participate in international comparative studies of this measure as a percentage of GDP.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-20 — December 8, 2015 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work in collaboration with the provinces, territories, municipalities, Aboriginal communities, and housing providers to establish, develop, and implement an affordable housing strategy that: (a) affirms that access to adequate housing is a fundamental right of all Canadians, as guaranteed by the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights; (b) provides financial assistance, without discrimination, to those who are otherwise unable to afford adequate and secure housing; (c) ensures that the cost of housing does not compromise an individual’s ability to meet other basic needs, including food, clothing, healthcare, and education; (d) maintains and expands direct federal investments in social housing, including not-for-profit cooperatives, in order to increase the supply of low-income housing, preserve rent subsidies, and provide funds for renovations and maintenance; (e) sets targets and objectives to prevent, reduce, and end homelessness, particularly among vulnerable populations, with clear timelines and accountability measures; (f) examines and addresses the potential impact of investor speculation and housing vacancies on the high price of real estate in urban markets; and (g) takes into account the unique needs and housing priorities of different regions, including British Columbia.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-21 — December 8, 2015 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces, territories, municipalities, and seniors' organizations to develop a National Strategy on Aging that will: (a) secure high-quality accessible public healthcare and reduce out-of-pocket health expenses for all seniors; (b) ensure that affordable and appropriate housing that adapts to changing needs is available to seniors; (c) increase income security for seniors; (d) develop policies that secure quality of life and equality for all seniors; and (e) create a Seniors' Advocate to ensure that these measures are undertaken and maintained.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-22 — January 21, 2016 — Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) declare March 1 of each year National Food Waste Awareness Day; and (b) recognize food waste as a scourge in Canada and develop a comprehensive pan-Canadian plan to reduce food waste by (i) raising public awareness about food waste through a national campaign, (ii) making it easier for businesses to donate unsold food products that are safe for consumption to community organizations and food banks, (iii) introducing various other means to reduce the environmental impact of producing food that is not consumed.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-23 — January 21, 2016 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work to reform and strengthen our criminal justice system and that such reforms should include: (a) repealing all mandatory minimum sentences from the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; (b) repealing the (i) Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act, formerly known as Bill C-14, (ii) Truth in Sentencing Act, formerly known as Bill C-25, (iii) Preventing Persons from Concealing Their Identity during Riots and Unlawful Assemblies Act, formerly known as Bill C-309; (c) ending the trend of criminalizing mental health issues in Canada, including (i) increasing community-based, voluntary mental health supports in order to decrease the number of people with mental health issues who enter the criminal justice system in the first place, (ii) taking concrete steps to end the overrepresentation of people with mental health issues in the criminal justice system, at arrest, sentencing, and after sentencing as provided for under section 29 of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act, including decarceration strategies and social, economic and mental health support for people with mental health issues, (iii) providing meaningful support and treatment in prisons; (d) ending the use of solitary confinement and administrative segregation of prisoners and ceasing the practice of “double bunking”; (e) taking concrete steps to end the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system, including decarceration strategies and social and economic support for indigenous communities; (f) taking measures to significantly reduce the number of people in pre-trial detention; (g) reforming and enhancing the legal aid system to ensure that access to justice is universal; (h) overhauling the graduated release system to promote an effective, humane, and safe reintegration of federal prisoners in the community; (i) reforming the record suspension and pardon system to make it automatic, free, and fair; (j) reinstating the Law Reform Commission and Court Challenges programme; (k) implementing programs that promote real rehabilitation, including reinstating the Prison Farm program; (l) renewing the Correctional Investigator of Canada Howard Sapers's term and task the appropriate committee to craft a plan to implement the outstanding recommendations of that office; and (m) making necessary policy changes following the British Columbia model to afford trans inmates the dignity and equality that all people deserve, including housing, clothing, and health care provisions, in consultation with the inmate, according to their self-identified gender.
M-25 — January 22, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately: (a) provide greater regulatory clarity by identifying which government departments are responsible for the regulation of genetically modified salmon and other transgenic aquatic organisms; (b) prevent the introduction of genetically modified salmon destined for human consumption into the Canadian food system until further scientific studies are concluded by the relevant departments to determine the impact of genetically modified salmon on human health and on the health of marine species, ecosystems and habitats; and (c) direct the departments responsible for the regulation of genetically modified salmon to establish a practice of notifying the Canadian public of all requests and approvals and of any information and findings regarding genetically modified salmon and salmon eggs.
M-26 — January 22, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) launch a campaign that expressly denounces gender violence as unacceptable behavior, and that emphasizes prevention and societal responsibility; (b) seek to combat the underlying socio-economic causes for gender violence, including the active promotion of gender equity for Canadians; (c) reinstate the word "equality" in Status of Women Canada's organizational goals; (d) reinstate funding for Status of Women Canada to 2006 levels, adjusted to the costs of living for 2016, including funds dedicated to the reinstatement of the Court Challenges Program; and (e) encourage federal departments and agencies to provide employees with training in gender sensitivity, gender violence issues, and sexual harassment awareness and prevention.
M-27 — January 22, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate March 18 every year as "National Sustainable Seafood Day".
M-28 — January 22, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should officially recognize October 10 every year as World Mental Health Day in Canada.
M-29 — January 25, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should remove the GST from sign language interpretation services.
M-30 — January 25, 2016 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Auditor General of Canada should be appointed auditor or joint auditor of all federal Crown corporations, mixed enterprises, joint enterprises, and shared-governance corporations as listed in Chapter 3 of the President of the Treasury Board’s 2010 “Annual Report to Parliament on Crown Corporations and Other Corporate Interests of Canada”, provided that an organization listed is entrusted with the management of significant public funds, manages or controls significant assets of Canada, or fulfills a significant federal policy role.
M-31 — January 25, 2016 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should issue an order, under the Aeronautics Act and through the Greater Toronto Airport Authority, to ensure that night flights over the Greater Toronto Area are suspended, except when such flights are required for emergency purposes.
M-32 — January 25, 2016 — Mr. Wrzesnewskyj (Etobicoke Centre) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) the government should introduce legislation allowing the Auditor General of Canada to conduct special examinations of all Canadian airport authorities as if they were parent Crown corporations as defined in Part X of the Financial Administration Act; and (b) for the purpose of these examinations, the Auditor General of Canada should have the power of an examiner as set out in Part X of the Financial Administration Act.
M-34 — February 2, 2016 — Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Board of Internal Economy should amend the definition of “recognized party” in the By-laws of the Board of Internal Economy to include in the definition of “recognized party” any party registered with Elections Canada that has had at least one Member elected to the House of Commons as a member of that party during an election.
M-35 — February 3, 2016 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — That, in the opinion of the House, (a) the Komagata Maru tragedy, in which passengers were prevented from landing in Canada, is a reminder of a policy of discriminatory and unjust exclusion laws targeted towards the immigrant community; and (b) the government should officially apologize in the House of Commons to the South Asian community and to the individuals impacted in the 1914 Komagata Maru incident.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) and Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — February 16, 2016
Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) and Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — February 17, 2016
Ms. Ramsey (Essex), Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre), Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) and Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — February 18, 2016
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), Mr. Garrison (Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke) and Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — February 19, 2016
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — February 22, 2016
Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River) — February 24, 2016
Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — February 29, 2016
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — March 11, 2016
M-36 — February 3, 2016 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — That, in the opinion of the House, federal departments and agencies conducting scientific research should identify, develop, and implement communication policies that: (a) actively support and encourage federal scientists to speak freely to the media and the public about scientific and technical matters based on their official research, including scientific and technical ideas, approaches, findings, and conclusions; (b) allow federal scientists to present viewpoints that incorporate their expert or personal opinions provided that they specify that they are not speaking on behalf of, or as a representative of, their department or agency; (c) ensure that public affairs or communications officers, elected officials, and Ministerial staff do not restrict, limit, or prevent federal scientists from responding to media requests in a timely and accurate manner; (d) prohibit public affairs or communications officers, elected officials, and Ministerial staff from directing federal scientists to suppress or alter their findings; and (e) affirm the right of federal scientists to review, approve, and comment publicly on the final version of any proposed publication that significantly relies on their research, identifies them as an author or contributor, or purports to represent their scientific opinion.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-37 — February 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ban the import of dog and cat fur products into Canada, and make it an offense to mislabel any garment product made from dog or cat fur.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-41 — February 22, 2016 — Ms. Moore (Abitibi—Témiscamingue) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work in consultation with provinces and territories, Indigenous Peoples, stakeholders, and the public to put forward, within six months of adoption of this motion, a national strategy to advance Canada’s forestry sector, with the objectives of creating value-added jobs, developing our forests in a sustainable way, diversifying and promoting wood-based products and developing building systems, and by expanding international markets for Canadian wood products.
M-44 — February 25, 2016 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take action to address the varying costs of oil and gas that Canadians are paying across the country and between provinces, and that the government should create a new office for an Oil and Gas Ombudsman which would: (a) investigate complaints from Canadians regarding excessive prices at gas pumps and other sources of oil and gas; (b) have the ability to investigate independently and thoroughly the concerns made by Canadians; (c) be responsible for gathering and publishing a weekly petroleum inventory report, modelled on the United States Department of Energy’s weekly Petroleum Status Report, that would give weekly updates on refinery oil inputs and petroleum production; (d) be responsible to report to Parliament annually with an independent report about whether or not Canadians are paying too much for these products and whether the respective companies complied in full with any investigations; and (e) work with Canadians and producers to ensure that all Canadians and communities are paying fair prices and receiving fair product amount of the gasoline and oil that they purchase.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
M-46 — February 25, 2016 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, while respecting provincial jurisdiction: (a) work with the provinces and territories on a flexible integrated model of palliative care by establishing a universal right to palliative care and by implementing a Pan-Canadian Palliative and End-of-life Care Strategy that is tied to dedicated funding; (b) re-establish a Secretariat on Palliative and End-of-Life Care with dedicated funding; (c) implement a National Awareness Campaign on end of life care including palliative care, with a focus on end of life assistance planning; (d) improve end of life care services within direct federal health responsibility such as First Nations and Inuit peoples, veterans and active members of the Canadian Forces; and (e) provide more support for patient, family and community caregivers, including making the Compassionate Care benefits more flexible and available to all caregivers, not just those whose loved ones have a significant risk of death within 26 weeks.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — March 30, 2016
Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — May 24, 2016
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-48 — March 7, 2016 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That, in the opinion of the House, there has been an alarming deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen which is characterized by widespread food insecurity, indiscriminate attacks against civilians and medical and aid workers, the destruction of civilian and medical infrastructure as a result of the pre-existing domestic conflict, as well as the intensification of airstrikes, ground fighting, and shelling by the Saudi-led coalition and despite repeated calls for a renewed cessation of hostilities; and that, therefore, the House: (a) endorse a Resolution passed by the European Parliament on February 25, 2016, as well as United Nations Security Council resolutions on Yemen, in particular resolutions 2216 (2015), 2201 (2015) and 2140 (2014); (b) express grave concern at (i) the airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition and the naval blockade it has imposed on Yemen, (ii) the actions taken by the Houthis, including the siege of the city of Taiz; and (c) unequivocally condemn (i) the targeting of hospitals, markets, and civilian centres, (ii) the use of cluster munitions by the Saudi-led coalition, in violation of the norm created by the Convention on Cluster Munitions, (iii) the use of landmines by Houthi forces, in violation of the Ottawa Treaty; and that the House further call upon the government to launch an initiative aimed at imposing an arms embargo against Saudi Arabia.
M-49 — March 8, 2016 — Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) introduce a payment protection program for produce growers like the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) in the United States that will allow sellers to maintain an ownership trust until payment has been received; (b) implement this payment protection program for produce growers by September 30, 2016; (c) take immediate steps to negotiate with the United States to restore Canada’s privileged access under PACA, with the aim of restoring access by December 31, 2016.
M-50 — April 12, 2016 — Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a Department of Peace as part of the structure of the federal government and Cabinet with a mandate to advocate for the non-violent resolution of conflict at home and abroad, the professionalization of peace work by Canadians, and the development of a culture of peace in Canada and internationally.
M-51 — April 12, 2016 — Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) issue a formal, unequivocal and sincere apology to Canada’s British Home Children and child migrants, including their families and descendants, for the injustices suffered as a result of its participation in migration schemes between the years 1869 and 1948 thereby enabling the importation of an estimated 100 000 orphaned or destitute children from Britain to provide indentured labour for Canadian farms and households; (b) express its gratitude and appreciation to the families whose ancestors were responsible for building up Canada's agricultural industry at a critical early point in its development; (c) assist in a coordinated effort with survivors and descendants to track and record their genealogies and ensure that reunification with lost family members is made possible; and (d) take steps to ensure that all Canadians are informed about this important period of history in a way that makes certain it is never forgotten by present or future generations.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-52 — April 12, 2016 — Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce mandatory labeling of food products containing ingredients that have been genetically modified.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-53 — April 18, 2016 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — That in the opinion of the House, the government should, in collaboration with the provinces, territories, municipalities and community partners, maintain and expand, in line with Canada’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the federal investment in social housing, which would include the renewal of long-term social housing operating agreements, in order to preserve rent subsidies and provide funds for necessary renovations.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-54 — May 2, 2016 — Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately sign, ratify, and implement the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in its entirety, with no reservations.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-55 — May 2, 2016 — Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately sign, ratify, and implement the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in its entirety, with no reservations.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-56 — May 2, 2016 — Ms. Hardcastle (Windsor—Tecumseh) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should use the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as the blueprint for its announced Canadians with Disabilities Act, and that said Act shall serve as implementation legislation for the Convention within Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-57 — May 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take immediate steps to address the alarming and dangerous loss of bee colonies and other pollinating insects in Canada and beyond: (a) by recognizing the vital role that bees and other pollinating insects perform ecologically, economically, and for our food security; (b) by phasing out the widespread use of neonicotinoid pesticides and ensuring access to safe alternatives; and (c) by developing a strategy to address the multiple factors related to bee colony deaths, such as the destruction and disturbance of habitat, as well as the use of pesticides and parasites.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-58 — May 9, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) ban the import, export and sale of dog, and cat fur; (b) impose penalties on individuals and businesses who deal with unlabeled and falsely labeled dog and cat fur products; and (c) work with provincial counterparts and the international community to advance support for the implementation of a complete ban of the trade in all dog and cat fur products worldwide.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-60 — May 11, 2016 — Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should, following consultations with provinces, territories, municipalities, and First Nations, carry out a review of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations with the objective of facilitating and accelerating the process allowing local administrations to request restrictions regarding the use of vessels on certain waters in order to improve how waters are managed, public safety and the protection of the environment.
M-61 — June 7, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize the commitment and sacrifices made by men and women in the military, veterans and those who work as first responders; (b) recognize that those working in the military, as first responders, and veterans are subject to difficult and sometimes traumatic circumstances that may predispose them to Occupational Stress Injuries (OSI) such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); (c) recognize that the mental health of military service men and women, veterans, first responders and retired and volunteer first responders should be made a priority; and (d) commit to supporting the mental health of military, first responders, veterans, retired and volunteer first responders, and their families who are living with an OSI or mental health illness by (i) improving education and support for families and care givers about mental health, OSI and PTSD, (ii) increasing mental health services across the country aimed at military, veterans, first responders, and retired and volunteer first responders, (iii) increasing access to service animals for military, veterans, first responders, and retired and volunteer first responders living with an OSI or mental health illness related to their service.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-62 — June 8, 2016 — Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) accept the offer of the donation of the birthplace of former Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker in Neustadt, Ontario, by the owner of the property; (b) designate the property as a national historic site; (c) undertake any necessary restorations so as to operate the location as a museum; and (d) use the site to educate the public on the life of Canada’s first Prime Minister from a background other than English or French and commemorate the impact of this figure on Canada’s heritage.
M-63 — June 13, 2016 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) take a leadership role in establishing a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older People; and (b) work to include important provisions in the Convention, such as (i) equality and non-discrimination for reasons of age, (ii) the right to housing, (iii) the right to a healthy environment, (iv) the right to safety and a life free to violence of any kind, (v) the right to participation and community integration, (vi) the right to health, (vii) the right to accessibility and personal mobility, (viii) the right to special measures in situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies.
M-65 — June 15, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize individuals’ right to access a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive health services, including a range of modern methods of contraception, free from barriers; (b) recognize that particular groups such as youth, immigrants, and those of low socioeconomic status face marginalization in healthcare which can create a greater barrier to accessing contraceptives; (c) recognize the right of women, transgender persons and other persons to make free and informed decisions regarding their reproductive choices; (d) commit to supporting the reproductive health and well-being of individuals and their communities by (i) collecting and reporting on sexual health indicators, including contraception use data to inform sound policy decisions relating to sexual and reproductive health, (ii) negotiating with provincial governments to cover the costs of all prescribed contraceptives, (iii) increasing transfers from federal to provincial governments to cover these costs.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — June 23, 2016
M-66 — June 16, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the threat to Canadians’ health posed by imported products containing decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) flame-retardants by: (a) acknowledging that decaBDE is proven to be harmful to people, animals, and the environment; (b) acknowledging that the regulatory changes that took effect on June 1, 2009, banning products containing Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) did not include decaBDE; and (c) amending Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Regulations SOR/2008-218, June 19, 2008, to completely phase out the use, sale, offer for sale, and import of all PBDEs, including decaBDE.
M-67 — June 16, 2016 — Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take steps to protect the national historic site and summer residence of Sir John A. Macdonald at Les Rochers in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, by: (a) making all necessary efforts to acquire the ownership of the site; (b) acknowledging the significance of the site, which hosted numerous meetings of officials and federal Cabinet to discuss matters of historical importance; (c) converting the site into an historic museum operated by Parks Canada; (d) using the location to preserve the legacy of Canada’s first Prime Minister; and (e) using the location to educate the public on one of Canada’s influential leaders.
M-68 — September 15, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should create a Federal Urban Forest Strategy, with the objectives of: (a) affirming the leadership role of the government in urban forest knowledge, urban forest management, and urban forest protection; (b) promoting the importance of the environmental, social and economic roles of Canada’s urban forests; (c) sustaining and enhancing urban forest canopy cover to safeguard human and environmental health; (d) advancing national societal knowledge of the urgent issues facing urban forests, including (i) invasive species, (ii) climate change, (iii) urbanization; (e) encouraging innovative, world-class approaches to urban forest management and planning; and (f) ensuring that federal involvement in managing urban forests is a collaborative endeavour between all levels of government, including indigenous peoples, and that it also includes the involvement of (i) the private sector, (ii) property owners, (iii) nongovernmental organizations.
M-70 — September 28, 2016 — Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate March 18 of each year Equal Pay Day.
M-72 — September 28, 2016 — Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — That (a) the House recognize (i) that the Kurdish people in Iraq were targeted by Saddam Hussein for extermination as part of the Anfal Campaign, (ii) that from February to September 1988, between 50 000 and 100 000 Kurds were killed, with some estimates as high as 182 000, and that the survivors were prohibited from returning to their homes, (iii) that these killings were designed to eliminate the so-called Kurdish problem from Iraq, and that the Kurds were systematically targeted based on their ethnicity, (iv) that those killed include Peshmerga soldiers and civilians, men, women, and children, (v) that these murders included mass executions and chemical attacks, including the Halabja massacre, which killed up to 5000 Kurds in one day; and (b) the House formally recognize the Anfal campaign as a genocide and a crime against all humanity.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — October 4, 2016
Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) and Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — October 5, 2016
M-74 — October 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should contribute financially to the seismic upgrade of schools in British Colombia and work with the provinces and territories to ensure that Canada's schools are safe for our children.
M-75 — October 3, 2016 — Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should provide funding to construct a Vietnamese Cultural Center in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
M-76 — October 3, 2016 — Mr. Dreeshen (Red Deer—Mountain View) — That the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a bill on: (a) the Supreme Court of Canada decision in R. v. D.L.W., and the steps required to clarify the Criminal Code definition of bestiality to mean any sexual activity between a person and an animal; (b) the steps required to prohibit the practise commonly known as shark finning; (c) the steps required to prohibit, without an appropriate permit, the importation of shark fins that are not attached to a shark carcass; (d) the steps required to compel the labelling of any felis catus and canis lupus familiaris skin, or felis catus and canis lupus familiaris hair or fur not removed from the skin; and (e) the steps required to ensure that law-abiding hunters and farmers are not adversely impacted; that the Committee report to the House no later than 120 days from the adoption of this motion, provided that in its report, the Committee shall recommend the principles, scope, and general provisions of the said bill and may include recommendations regarding legislative wording; that the presentation of a report pursuant to this Order shall be an order to introduce a bill based thereon; that when the Member for Red Deer—Mountain View, in proposing a motion for first reading of a bill, states that the bill is in response to the recommendations contained in a report pursuant to this Order, the second reading and subsequent stages of the bill shall be considered under Private Members' Business; and that the bill shall be placed immediately at the bottom of the Order of Precedence of Private Members' Business as a votable item in the name of the Member for Red Deer—Mountain View.
M-77 — October 18, 2016 — Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — That the House condemn discrimination against girls occuring through sex-selection.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — November 2, 2016
M-78 — October 24, 2016 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — That, in the opinion of the House, given the events surrounding the sinking of the Leviathan II on October 25, 2015, and the important role local traditional knowledge played in the rescue of survivors, the government should allocate resources and provide training and equipment to volunteer first responders in remote coastal communities to prevent the loss of life, provide support for the Canadian Coast Guard, and aid in search and rescue.
M-80 — November 3, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should designate a new Canadian Military Volunteer Service Medal for volunteer service by Canadians in the Regular Forces, in the Reserve Military Forces and in the Cadet Corps Support Staff who have completed 365 days of uninterrupted honourable duty in the service of their country, since September 2, 1945, to present day and in perpetuity.
M-81 — November 3, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately amend legislation to ensure that veterans and reservists no longer on the government’s payroll can freely participate in the private sector without fear of claims being made on their intellectual property.
M-82 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House formally underscore its commitment to the long-term, sustainable success of Canada’s rural economies, communities, and culture within the larger Canadian context, and call upon the government to: (a) establish a National Rural Support and Information Directorate with a mandate to (i) compile and consolidate timely and evidence-based information on rural issues, (ii) provide information to stakeholders and policy makers, (iii) establish a “rural lens” review process of relevant federal regulations and legislation to ensure rural issues are appropriately considered as part of the policy making process, (iv) serve as a bridge between rural sector experts and departments and organizations without a traditional or prominent rural focus; and (b) provide the National Rural Support and Information Directorate with the resources necessary to fulfill this mandate.
M-83 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce legislative measures to require the mandatory registration of all clinical medical trials conducted within Canada.
M-84 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce the legislation and regulatory framework required to establish and fund a national registry of clinical trials in Canada.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — December 1, 2016
M-85 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a national program for poverty prevention and independent living to provide support to Canadians over the age of 65 who express a desire to remain in their home regardless of advancing years or faltering health.
M-86 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should put forward a federal-provincial working group that would implement a multi-jurisdictional panel with the mandate of crafting and releasing a comprehensive and straight-forward program to address financial illiteracy and retirement income ambivalence.
M-87 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should establish a joint federal-provincial working group that would: (a) critically assess the various solutions proposed for the current retirement income systems on a pan-Canadian basis; and (b) provide a framework in which solutions to the challenges facing the Canadian system could be co-ordinated.
M-88 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House state its desire and commitment to supporting Special Olympics Canada, and call upon the government to increase funding for this organization in a measure commensurate with that objective.
M-89 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House urge the government to work, in cooperation with the relevant provincial authorities, to develop and implement national programming to increase learning and employment opportunities for Canadians interested in the trades, and that the program should function with linkages to up-to-date labour market information.
M-90 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House urge the government to establish early learning centres in high risk neighbourhoods to better prepare children for a lifetime of learning and to provide hope and opportunity.
M-91 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should immediately establish a legislative framework to ensure the prompt and full payment of debts owed to contractors and subcontractors lawfully engaged in construction projects for the government.
M-92 — November 14, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House underscore its desire and commitment to promoting mental health and preventing mental illness, and call upon the government to engage with the provinces and individual stakeholders in an effort to devise a comprehensive, national mental health strategy aimed at increasing awareness of how to promote mental health, prevent mental illness and suicide, ensure access to appropriate care and treatment, and reduce any stigma attached to mental illness.
M-93 — November 15, 2016 — Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — That the House recognize: (a) that the Jewish heritage of Jerusalem, Israel, and the Temple Mount is intrinsic to the region and to historical fact, as evidenced by the building of Solomon’s Temple in the tenth century BC; (b) that Jerusalem has intrinsic religious significance to Christianity, Judaism, and Islam; (c) that the Temple Mount, Western Wall/al-Haram al-Sharif, al-Aqsa mosque is a site revered by both Jews and Muslims, and that members of both religions have the right to visit and worship there; and (d) that the UNESCO resolution on October 13, 2016, titled “Occupied Palestine”, was inherently anti-Semitic, anti-historical, and insulting to Jewish people in Israel and around the world, and that the House formally condemn this resolution as such.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — November 17, 2016
M-94 — November 16, 2016 — Mrs. Mendès (Brossard—Saint-Lambert) — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study that examines the status of the charitable and not-for-profit sectors in Canada and to make recommendations by: (a) identifying the strategic role that organizations in these sectors play in our economy, as well as their socio-economic impact; (b) setting out a series of economic, tax and funding policies that will both strengthen these sectors and protect the jobs they create; and (c) finding ways that the government can increase support for and the capacity of charitable and not-for-profit organizations; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House no later than October 31, 2017.
M-95 — November 16, 2016 — Ms. Vandenbeld (Ottawa West—Nepean) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the basic democratic voting rights of all Canadians, regardless of where they live, and restore the right to vote to all Canadian citizens of voting age who have been non-residents for longer than five years.
M-96 — November 17, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should introduce a “Retirement Income Bill of Rights” to recognize the following ideals: (a) that a retirement income system is essential to the well-being of citizens and permanent residents of Canada and the overall health of the Canadian economy; (b) that the Canadian retirement income system is built on a combination of government programs, workplace plans and individual savings; (c) that Canadians have the right to a retirement income system that promotes the goals of transparency, affordability, equity, flexibility, self-reliance, security, and accessibility; and (d) that these principles should be enshrined in a Bill of Rights which shall reflect the respect of Parliament for its constitutional authority and which shall encourage the protection of these principles in Canada.
M-97 — November 21, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should appoint a Children's Commissioner to: (a) promote and protect the rights of children; (b) ensure that the best interests of the child are factored into government decision-making; and (c) serve as a federal ombudsperson for children's concerns.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — November 22, 2016
M-98 — November 28, 2016 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House underscore its desire and commitment to establish a national organ donor registry, and call upon the government to engage with provinces, territories, and other relevant stakeholders in an effort to devise and enact the legislative and regulatory framework necessary to establish the same.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation), Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood), Mr. Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning), Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain), Mr. Motz (Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner), Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge), Mr. Cooper (St. Albert—Edmonton), Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend), Mr. Shields (Bow River), Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville), Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), Mr. Liepert (Calgary Signal Hill), Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), Ms. Harder (Lethbridge), Mr. Godin (Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier), Mr. Diotte (Edmonton Griesbach), Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls) and Mr. Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent—Leamington) — December 7, 2016
M-99 — November 28, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) instruct both the Department of National Defence and the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder screening is completed for all women and men who are exiting the Military including reservists, and inform them of available assistance for military sexual trauma; and (b) instruct both the Department of National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada to clearly and prominently post on department websites the benefits and services available to victims of sexual trauma.
M-101 — November 30, 2016 — Ms. Trudel (Jonquière) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should consider instituting a National Day of Laughter.
M-107 — December 5, 2016 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — That the House call on the government to uphold the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and restrain from authorizing the use of the Emergency Measures Act, formerly known as the War Measures Act, or other applications of military or paramilitary force to facilitate Kinder Morgan’s expropriation of private property, municipal lands, First Nations’ traditional territories, and Indian reserves.
M-110 — December 6, 2016 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — That the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities be instructed to undertake a study of the impact on parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, including in the case of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), to consider, among other things, (i) ways to improve the level of compassion and support for parents who have suffered the loss of an infant child, (ii) ways to ensure that parents do not suffer any undue financial or emotional hardship as a result of the design of government programming, particularly from Employment Insurance Parental Benefits; that the Committee hold a minimum of six meetings to hear from witnesses that include parents who have lost an infant to SIDS, organizations who advocate for SIDS families, experts in the area of grief counselling, as well as officials responsible for the Employment Insurance Parental Benefits program; and that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House within six months of the adoption of this motion, and that it be instructed to request a comprehensive government response to its report, pursuant to Standing Order 109.
M-111 — December 6, 2016 — Mr. Fast (Abbotsford) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Canadian Mennonites have made to building Canadian society, their history of hope and perseverance, the richness of the Mennonite culture, their role in promoting peace and justice both at home and abroad, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Mennonite heritage for future generations, by declaring the second week of September as Mennonite Heritage Week.
M-112 — December 7, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should instruct Veterans Affairs Canada and the Department of National Defence to work together to: (a) fully investigate the past and present exposure of members of the Armed Forces to toxic chemicals, including, but not limited to, (i) asbestos, (ii) lead, (iii) lubricants, (iv) cleaners, (v) chemical spraying, (vi) spraying at CFB Gagetown, (vii) depleted uranium, (viii) radiation, (ix) other chemicals; (b) report these findings back to the House; and (c) ensure that all veterans and Canadian Forces members are compensated for any injuries or disease due to exposure.
M-113 — December 7, 2016 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should instruct the Department of National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada to amend the requirements for education and non-military training for all Canadian Forces members exiting the military, and veterans to: (a) provide the opportunity to apply for education or non-military training benefits when the Canadian Forces member or veteran so chooses; and (b) ensure that any education or non-military training benefits coverage can continue when moving from the Department of National Defence to Veterans Affairs Canada.
M-114 — December 13, 2016 — Mr. Lightbound (Louis-Hébert) — That the House, with regard to the Democratic Republic of the Congo: (a) condemn the violence and abuses committed against hundreds of innocent civilians; (b) condemn gender-based sexual violence, especially against women and girls; (c) recognize that this violence is the deadliest since the Second World War, which has killed at least 6 million people since 1996, and that hundreds of thousands of people are reported to have been systematically subjected to gender-based sexual violence; and (d) ask the government to (i) closely monitor the situation in that country, (ii) play a leading role in mobilizing the international community to stop the repeated human rights violations and abuses and to protect threatened populations, (iii) encourage the International Criminal Court to continue its work in the formal investigation of the killings in that country.
M-115 — January 26, 2017 — Mrs. Nassif (Vimy) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Lebanese-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the Lebanese language and culture, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon Lebanese heritage for future generations, by declaring November, every year, Lebanese Heritage Month.
M-116 — January 26, 2017 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — That the House declare that all Indigenous children have a right to culturally based equity across all areas of their experiences, and call upon the government to immediately: (a) cease discriminatory funding practices and policies; (b) develop transparent methodologies and independent oversights of all programs and policies impacting the culturally based equity of children; (c) work collaboratively with Indigenous leadership to establish equitable norms, policies, and formulas; and (d) sign, ratify and implement the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in its entirety, with no reservations.
M-117 — February 2, 2017 — Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work with the provinces, territories, and Indigenous communities towards the development of a coordinated Canadian strategy on eating disorders that fully respects jurisdictional authority and Quebec’s right to withdraw with compensation, and that will: (a) combat negative body image and improve awareness, research, and best practices for the treatment of eating disorders; (b) address the impact of weight-related anxiety on mental health; (c) encourage young people to develop critical thinking with regard to current standards of beauty in society; (d) reduce social prejudices about weight; (e) promote (i) early detection of eating disorders, in addition to increasing access to the full range of care required, (ii) adoption of best practices in treatment, based on research; (f) establish a central public registry that (i) collects information, statistics, and best practices in recognizing symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment from all provinces and territories, and provides the same to them as well, (ii) raises awareness about the prevalence of eating disorders in Canada; and (g) implement a robust eating-disorder research program.
M-118 — February 6, 2017 — Ms. Sidhu (Brampton South) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) the government should recognize that diabetes and prediabetes affect over 11 million Canadians as of 2017 and that if nothing is done to address this mounting public health crisis, which disproportionately affects certain communities, Canadians will bear increasingly higher costs, both personal and financial; (b) the government should recognize the serious impacts that diabetes and prediabetes have on millions upon millions of Canadians by marking the month of November, every year, as Diabetes Awareness Month; (c) the Standing Committee on Health should study the important issue of diabetes and prediabetes, focusing on prevention and control, and develop a plan for a National Diabetes Strategy; and (d) the Committee should report back to the House within 90 days of the adoption of this motion.
M-119 — February 9, 2017 — Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should re-introduce the ecoENERGY Retrofit — Homes program to help Canadians retrofit their homes and apartments, making their homes and apartment buildings more efficient, lowering energy bills, creating thousands of jobs in the trades, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona) — February 16, 2017
M-120 — February 16, 2017 — Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of National Revenue should develop a mechanism allowing the Canada Revenue Agency to automatically inform Canadian taxpayers that their personal information has been sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, pursuant to the intergovernmental agreement between Canada and the United States made under the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
M-122 — February 22, 2017 — Mr. Jeneroux (Edmonton Riverbend) — That, in the opinion of the House, given the economic crisis facing Western Canada, the need to diversify Canada's economy with a focus on creating jobs and environmental sustainability, and the significant potential for the conversion of abandoned oil wells across the country, the government should consider: (a) making the required legislative and regulatory changes in order to support the development of the geothermal industry in Canada; and (b) expanding program funding opportunities for geothermal technology initiatives.
M-123 — March 2, 2017 — Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should work in collaboration with the provinces, territories, municipalities, Aboriginal communities, and public and private sector energy providers to establish, develop, and implement a national clean energy strategy that: (a) explores the feasibility of generating 100% of Canada’s primary energy supply needs from renewable sources including hydroelectricity, wind, waves, tidal, solar and geothermal power; (b) uses the information from (a) to establish a realistic target for the proportion of Canada’s primary energy supply to be generated through the use of renewable energy sources by 2050; (c) establishes a plan to increase the proportion of primary energy generated from renewable energy sources in Canada from its current level of 18% to the target established in (b); (d) ensures that Canadian workers and businesses are best positioned to take advantage of the opportunities created through the plan in (c); (e) explores how Canada can become a leading clean energy exporter; and (f) takes into account the unique needs and energy priorities of different regions, including British Columbia.
M-125 — March 16, 2017 — Mrs. Shanahan (Châteauguay—Lacolle) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Standing Committee on Finance should study the implementation and progress of the National Strategy on Financial Literacy (NSFL) in order to evaluate: (a) whether the NSFL is meeting current goals to empower Canadians to manage money and debt wisely, plan and save for the future, and prevent and protect against fraud and financial abuse; (b) whether the NSFL is evolving in developing new goals by identifying, for example, the needs of vulnerable groups using a Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) lens with respect to building financial knowledge, skills and confidence in financial decision-making; and (c) whether the NSFL has appropriate measures in place to evaluate its progress in meeting its goals; and that the Committee should report to the House its findings and recommendations within six months of its study being undertaken.
M-127 — March 21, 2017 — Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour should work with the provinces and territories to develop a strategy to include first aid training as part of the core curriculum for Canadian high school students.
M-130 — March 23, 2017 — Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek) — That the House formally underscore its commitment to the goal of ending homelessness within the next ten years and call upon the government to: (a) develop a national housing strategy; and (b) work with stakeholders to promote that strategy broadly.
M-133 — April 3, 2017 — Mr. Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions made by the over 100,000 British Home Children to Canadian society, their service to our armed forces throughout the twentieth century, the hardships and stigmas that many of them endured, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon the story of the British Home Children for future generations by declaring September 28 of every year, British Home Child Day in Canada.
M-134 — April 27, 2017 — Ms. Ratansi (Don Valley East) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) endorse United Nations Resolution A/RES/65/5 on interfaith harmony, adopted unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly on October 20, 2010; (b) agree with the United Nations General assembly that there is a need for dialogue among different faiths and religions to enhance mutual understanding among people to promote harmony and cooperation; and (c) officially declare the first week of every February as World Interfaith Harmony Week of Canada.
M-135 — May 11, 2017 — Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should request that the Chancellery of Honours establish a suitable honour, within the Order of Precedence, to be awarded to Living Donors, to recognize the bravery, self-sacrifice and heroic actions taken at great personal risk to save the life of a fellow human being through their organ donation, and that this recognition be in the form of a medal or decoration and include a post-nominal.

Notices of Motions (Papers)

P-9 — April 13, 2016 — Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette) — That a humble Address be presented to His Excellency praying that he will cause to be laid before the House a copy of the agreement between the federal government and the Government of Quebec, mentioned by the Quebec Minister of Finance in the National Assembly of Quebec on March 9, 2016, that will force both governments to honour the amnesty agreements made with tax evaders.
P-11 — October 19, 2016 — Mr. Barlow (Foothills) — That an Order of the House do issue for a copy of the audit commissioned by Indigenous and Northern Affairs and completed by KPMG for the Kainai Nation (Blood Tribe).

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