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

Journals

No. 191

Friday, June 9, 2017

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Government Orders

The Order was read for the third reading of Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures.

Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities) for Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science), moved, — That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.

Debate arose thereon.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner's activities in relation to the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-1, par. 90(1)(a). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1004-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)


The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-627-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Cuzner (Cape Breton—Canso) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Canada's Report with Respect to International Labour Organization Instruments adopted at the 103rd (June 2014) and 104th (June 2015) sessions of the International Labour Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-36.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. Bibeau (Minister of International Development and La Francophonie), Bill C-52, An Act to amend Chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2012, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), from the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee (Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18: Vote 1a under Privy Council Office and Votes 1a and 30a under Treasury Board Secretariat). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-239.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 92) was tabled.


Mr. Casey (Cumberland—Colchester), from the Standing Committee on Health, presented the 11th Report of the Committee, "Report on the Public Health Effects of the Ease of Access and Viewing of Online Violent and Degrading Sexually Explicit Material on Children, Women and Men". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-240.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 40, 47, 48, 50, 57 and 58) was tabled.


Mr. Maloney (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), from the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented the Fifth Report of the Committee, "The Nuclear Sector at a Crossroads: Fostering Innovation and Energy Security for Canada and the World". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-241.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 32 to 37, 39 and 40) was tabled.


Mr. Maloney (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), from the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented the Sixth Report of the Committee, "De-Risking the Adoption of Clean Technology in Canada’s Natural Resources Sector". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-242.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 45 to 53 and 55 to 57) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), seconded by Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), Bill C-358, An Act to provide for fair, democratic and sustainable trade treaties, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe), two concerning health care services (Nos. 421-01475 and 421-01476), one concerning sex selection (No. 421-01477) and one concerning abortion (No. 421-01478);

— by Mr. Brown (Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes), one concerning disabled and handicapped persons (No. 421-01479);

— by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), three concerning pesticides (Nos. 421-01480 to 421-01482);

— by Mr. Thériault (Montcalm), one concerning hazardous products (No. 421-01483);

— by Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe), one concerning Canadian heritage (No. 421-01484);

— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), four concerning China (Nos. 421-01485 to 421-01488);

— by Mr. Schmale (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock), two concerning the tax system (Nos. 421-01489 and 421-01490).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science), — That Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures, be now read a third time and do pass.

The debate continued.

At 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, June 5, 2017, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 30, 2017, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, June 12, 2017, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Private Members' Business

At 1:17 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), — That Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, the motion for second reading of Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources), be amended by deleting the words “Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights” and by substituting the words “Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security”.

Private Members' Business

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent), seconded by Mr. Barlow (Foothills), — That Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources), was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

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

— by Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2017-544. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-2-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)

— P.C. 2017-512, P.C. 2017-513, P.C. 2017-514 and P.C. 2017-545. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-3-21. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2017-494, P.C. 2017-495, P.C. 2017-496 and P.C. 2017-497. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-14-08. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2017-498. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-7-05. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)

— P.C. 2017-519 and P.C. 2017-542. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-4-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2017-484, P.C. 2017-485, P.C. 2017-486, P.C. 2017-487, P.C. 2017-526, P.C. 2017-527, P.C. 2017-528, P.C. 2017-529 and P.C. 2017-530. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-16-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2017-520, P.C. 2017-521, P.C. 2017-522, P.C. 2017-523, P.C. 2017-524 and P.C. 2017-525. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-1-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2017-481 and P.C. 2017-482. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-30-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)

— P.C. 2017-488, P.C. 2017-489, P.C. 2017-490, P.C. 2017-491, P.C. 2017-492 and P.C. 2017-493. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-24-16. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of International Trade) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021, Borrowing Plan, and Operating and Capital Budgets of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-817-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of International Trade) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2017-2018 to 2021-2022, Borrowing Plan, and Operating and Capital Budgets of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-817-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for 2017-2018 to 2021-2022 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets, and Borrowing Plan for 2017-2018 of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-847-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)

Adjournment

At 2:13 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).