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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 237

Thursday, November 23, 2017

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Analysis of Changes to the Taxation of Corporate Passive Investment Income" for the year 2017, pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1119-04.

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Ruimy (Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge), from the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee, "Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer: Promoting Best Practices". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-296.

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. 61, 64 to 69, 71, 73, 74, 81 and 83) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, on Monday, November 27, 2017, when debate concludes on the motion to refer Bill C-59 (An Act respecting national security matters) to committee before second reading, every question necessary to dispose of the said motion, shall be deemed put, and a recorded division deemed requested and deferred until the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders on that day.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Cannings (South Okanagan—West Kootenay), one concerning nuclear weapons (No. 421-01876) and one concerning the Canadian Armed Forces (No. 421-01877);
— by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), one concerning aboriginal affairs (No. 421-01878) and two concerning pesticides (Nos. 421-01879 and 421-01880);
— by Mr. Choquette (Drummond), one concerning nuclear and military exports (No. 421-01881);
— by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), one concerning health care services (No. 421-01882).
Business of Supply

The Order was read for the consideration of the Business of Supply.

Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), moved, — That the House agree with the Prime Minister’s statement in the House on November 1, 2017, that "sunshine is the best disinfectant"; and call on the Finance Minister to reveal all assets he has bought, sold or held within all his private companies or trust funds since he became Finance Minister, to determine if his financial interests have conflicted with his public duties.

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.

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — House of Commons: Report to Canadians for the year 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8563-421-254.
Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker reported that he was satisfied that the appeal of Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), in relation to the designation 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), met the requirements of Standing Order 92(4) and directed that a secret ballot be held thereon on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, and Wednesday, November 29, 2017, on the following motion:

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), in relation to the Business of Supply.

The debate continued.

At 5:15 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 81(16), the Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, November 27, 2017, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 5:19 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

Mr. Di Iorio (Saint-Léonard—Saint-Michel), seconded by Mr. Scarpaleggia (Lac-Saint-Louis), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the importance of educating Canadians about the consequences of impaired driving due to alcohol, drugs, fatigue or distraction, which, each year, destroys the lives and health of thousands of Canadians, by designating the third week of March, each year, National Impaired Driving Prevention Week. (Private Members' Business M-148)

Debate arose thereon.

Pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the Order was dropped to the bottom of the order of precedence on the Order Paper.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Debt Management Report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 49(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-205-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17, sbs. 71(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-802-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) — Report on operations under sections 38.13 and 38.15 of the Canada Evidence Act from July 15, 2016 to July 14, 2017, pursuant to the Canada Evidence Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-5, s. 38.17. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1080-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:20 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

After debate, the question was deemed to have been adopted.

Accordingly, at 6:50 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).