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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (No. 198)


Report Stage of Bills

Bill C-25
An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, and the Competition Act

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected for debate Motion No. 1.

Statement and selection by Speaker — see Debates of April 6, 2017.

Resuming Debate

Motion No. 1 — April 6, 2017 — Mr. Masse (Windsor West), seconded by Mr. Blaikie (Elmwood—Transcona), — That Bill C-25, in Clause 107.1, be amended by replacing lines 7 to 14 on page 35 with the following:

“107.1 (1) No later than October 19, 2020, a comprehensive review of the provisions and operation of Part XIV.1 of the Canada Business Corporations Act, including an analysis of their impact on gender equity and diversity among the directors and among the members of senior management as defined by regulation, shall be undertaken by any committee of the Senate, of the House of Commons or of both Houses of Parliament that may be designated or established for that purpose.”


Bill S-3
An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Notices of Motions

Motion No. 1 — June 19, 2017 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That Bill S-3 be amended by deleting Clause 1.
Motion No. 2 — June 19, 2017 — Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — That Bill S-3, in Clause 2, be amended
(a) by adding after line 4 on page 2 the following:

“(a.1) that person was born prior to April 17, 1985 and is a direct descendant of the person referred to in paragraph (a) or of a person referred to in paragraph 11(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f), as each provision read immediately prior to April 17, 1985;”

(b) by adding after line 18 on page 5 the following:

“(4.1) Section 6 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

(1.1) The purpose of paragraph (1)(a.1) is to entitle to registration under paragraph (1)(a) those persons who were previously not entitled to registration under paragraph (1)(a) as a result of the preferential treatment accorded to Indian men over Indian women born prior to April 17, 1985, and to patrilineal descendants over matrilineal descendants born prior to April 17, 1985.”

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(2), notice also received from:
Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) — June 19, 2017
Motion No. 3 — June 19, 2017 — Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands) — That Bill S-3, in Clause 2, be amended
(a) by adding after line 4 on page 2 the following:

“(a.1) that person was born prior to April 17, 1985, and is a direct descendant of the person referred to in paragraph (a) or of a person referred to in paragraph 11(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f), as each provision read immediately prior to April 17, 1985;”

(b) by adding after line 18 on page 5 the following:

“(4.1) Section 6 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

(1.1) The purpose of paragraph (1)(a.1) is to entitle to registration under paragraph (1)(a) those persons who were previously not entitled to registration under paragraph (1)(a) as a result of the preferential treatment accorded to Indian men over Indian women born prior to April 17, 1985, and to patrilineal descendants over matrilineal descendants born prior to April 17, 1985, including, in particular, persons who were not entitled to be registered on the ground that

(a) they were female persons who were married to a person who was not registered;

(b) they were persons whose mother was registered but whose parents were not married to each other at the time of their birth;

(c) they were female persons whose father was registered but whose parents were not married to each other at the time of their birth; or

(d) they were female persons who were married to a person who was enfranchised under this Act as it read immediately before April 17, 1985, or under any former provision of this Act relating to the same subject matter.”

Motion No. 4 — June 16, 2017 — Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — That Bill S-3 be amended by deleting Clause 10.
Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(2), notice also received from:
Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou) — June 19, 2017