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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 257

Monday, February 5, 2018

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Private Members' Business

At 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(6), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Saganash (Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), — That 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, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, February 7, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 11).

Group No. 1

Motion No. 1 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 1.

Motion No. 2 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 2.

Motion No. 3 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 3.

Motion No. 4 of Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley), seconded by Ms. Blaney (North Island—Powell River), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Motion No. 5 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 5.

Motion No. 6 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 6.

Motion No. 7 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 7.

Motion No. 8 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 8.

Motion No. 9 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 9.

Motion No. 10 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 10.

Motion No. 11 of Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 11.

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

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

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 50th Report of the Committee, which was as follows:

The Committee recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, the following changes to the lists of members of the following standing committees:

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Richard Hébert for Dan Vandal
Gordie Hogg for Hedy Fry

Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Nick Whalen for Richard Hébert

The Committee further recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, that the names of the following Members be added to the list of associate members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs:

Rachel Blaney
Sheila Malcolmson

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 3) is tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle), seconded by Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), Bill C-394, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (parenting tax credit), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Nuttall (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte), Bill C-395, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Bernier (Beauce), seconded by Mr. Clarke (Beauport—Limoilou), Bill C-396, An Act to amend the Department of Industry Act (financial assistance), was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 50th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Aldag (Cloverdale—Langley City), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02025);
— by Mr. Ouellette (Winnipeg Centre), one concerning drinking water (No. 421-02026);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning firearms (No. 421-02027).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing), as reported by the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs with amendments;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 to 11).

The debate continued on the motions in Group No. 1.

The question was put on Motion No. 1 and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division, which also applies to Motions Nos. 2, 3 and 5 to 11, was deferred.

The question was put on Motion No. 4 and, pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(8), the recorded division was deferred.

Pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded divisions were further deferred until Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the expiry of the time provided for Oral Questions.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2017-2018 to 2021-2022 for the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-822-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:27 p.m., by unanimous consent, 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 6:52 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).