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Notice Paper

No. 220

Monday, October 23, 2017

11:00 a.m.


Introduction of Government Bills

Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings)

Questions

Q-12592 — October 20, 2017 — Mr. Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge) — With regard to government correspondence: (a) what are the details of all correspondence between the Department of Finance and Morneau Shepell since November 4, 2015, including for each the (i) internal tracking number, (ii) topic or title, (iii) format (email, letter, facsimile, etc.), (iv) position or title of the Department of Finance employee sending or receiving the correspondence, (v) position or title of the Morneau Shepell employee sending or receiving the correspondence; (b) what are the details of all correspondence between the Department of Finance and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) since November 4, 2015, including for each the (i) internal tracking number, (ii) topic or title, (iii) format (email, letter, facsimile, etc.), (iv) position or title of the Department of Finance employee sending or receiving the correspondence, (v) position or title of the OSFI employee sending or receiving the correspondence; and (c) what are the details of all correspondence between the OSFI and Morneau Shepell since November 4, 2015, including for each the (i) internal tracking number, (ii) topic or title, (iii) format (email, letter, facsimile, etc.), (iv) position or title of the OSFI employee sending or receiving the correspondence, (v) position or title of the Morneau Shepell employee sending or receiving the correspondence?

Notices of Motions for the Production of Papers

Business of Supply

Opposition Motions
October 20, 2017 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That, given the Minister of Finance:
(a) after being elected to Parliament in 2015, led Canadians to believe that he had placed his shares in Morneau Shepell into a blind trust, while never having done so;
(b) used a loophole in the Conflict of Interest Act to place his shares in a private numbered company instead of divesting them or placing them in a blind trust;
(c) on October 19, 2016, sponsored Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985, a bill that would reasonably be expected to profit Morneau Shepell and the Minister of Finance in light of his continued ownership of shares in Morneau Shepell through a company he controls;
(d) was and remains in charge of regulating the pension industry in which he has had a personal economic interest; and
(e) has failed to live up to the ethical standards set forth by the Prime Minister in his mandate letter to the Minister;
the House call on the Minister of Finance to apologize to the House and to Canadians for breaking their trust, and the House call on the government to immediately close the loopholes in the Conflict of Interest Act as recommended by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, in order to prevent a Minister of the Crown from personally benefiting from their position or creating the perception thereof.

October 20, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, given the Minister of Finance:
(a) after being elected to Parliament in 2015, led Canadians to believe that he had placed his shares in Morneau Shepell into a blind trust, while never having done so;
(b) used a loophole in the Conflict of Interest Act to place his shares in a private numbered company instead of divesting them or placing them in a blind trust;
(c) on October 19, 2016, sponsored Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985, a bill that would reasonably be expected to profit Morneau Shepell and the Minister of Finance in light of his continued ownership of shares in Morneau Shepell through a company he controls;
(d) was and remains in charge of regulating the pension industry in which he has had a personal economic interest; and
(e) has failed to live up to the ethical standards set forth by the Prime Minister in his mandate letter to the Minister;
the House call on the Minister of Finance to apologize to the House and to Canadians for breaking their trust, and the House call on the government to immediately close the loopholes in the Conflict of Interest Act as recommended by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, in order to prevent a Minister of the Crown from personally benefiting from their position or creating the perception thereof.

October 20, 2017 — Mr. Weir (Regina—Lewvan) — That, given:
(a) the current government ignored recommendations from both unions and departmental staff against implementing the Phoenix pay system;
(b) the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has resulted in payment problems for over 160,000 public service workers; and
(c) payment problems resulting from the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has caused great financial and emotional hardship to the hardworking members of the public service;
the House affirm that the Phoenix pay system should not have been implemented by the government, and call on the government to urgently provide a time frame to fix the Phoenix pay system and provide adequate compensation to all those impacted for all damages caused.

October 20, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, given:
(a) the current government ignored recommendations from both unions and departmental staff against implementing the Phoenix pay system;
(b) the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has resulted in payment problems for over 160,000 public service workers; and
(c) payment problems resulting from the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has caused great financial and emotional hardship to the hardworking members of the public service;
the House affirm that the Phoenix pay system should not have been implemented by the government, and call on the government to urgently provide a time frame to fix the Phoenix pay system and provide adequate compensation to all those impacted for all damages caused.

Government Business

Private Members' Notices of Motions

Private Members' Business

C-344 — June 19, 2017 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Sangha (Brampton Centre), seconded by Mr. Tan (Don Valley North), — That Bill C-344, An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
Pursuant to Standing Order 86(3), jointly seconded by:
Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre) — May 4, 2017
Debate — 1 hour remaining, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).
Voting — at the expiry of the time provided for debate, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1).

2 Response requested within 45 days