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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 269

Thursday, March 1, 2018

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations


Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Liaison Committee, presented the Seventh Report of the Committee "Committee Activities and Expenditures - April 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-347.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 8) was tabled.


Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 54th Report of the Committee (items to remain votable). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-348.

Pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(2), the report was deemed concurred in.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Wong (Richmond Centre), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02114);
— by Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), one concerning the issuance of visas (No. 421-02115);
— by Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie), one concerning bridges (No. 421-02116);
— by Mrs. Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02117);
— by Mr. Tabbara (Kitchener South—Hespeler), two concerning discrimination (Nos. 421-02118 and 421-02119);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02120).
Business of Supply

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

Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), seconded by Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil), moved, — That, in the opinion of the House, organizations that engage in non-political non-activist work, such as feeding the homeless, helping refugees, and giving kids an opportunity to go to camp, should be able to access Canada Summer Jobs funding regardless of their private convictions and regardless of whether or not they choose to sign the application attestation.

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.

Royal Assent

A message was received informing the Commons that on March 1, 2018, at 1:06 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:

Statement by the Speaker

Pursuant to Standing Order 69.1, the Speaker divided the question with respect to the second reading of Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, as follows:

Part 1 regarding the Impact Assessment Act, Part 2 regarding the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, the title, preamble, schedule and all clauses in Part 4 except clauses 85, 186, 187 and 195; and

Part 3 regarding the Navigation Protection Act and clauses 85, 186, 187 and 195 of Part 4.

Business of Supply

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), seconded by Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil), 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, March 19, 2018, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 5:17 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Boudrias (Terrebonne), seconded by Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette), — That Bill C-364, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act (political financing), be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House 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, March 21, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Motions

Pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(2), the motion “That the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (recommendation not to proceed further with Bill C-323, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)), presented on Thursday, November 30, 2017, be concurred in” was deemed to have been moved. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 19)

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 97.1(2), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, March 21, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

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. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2017-2021 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2017 of VIA Rail Canada Inc., pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-803-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— by Mr. Hussen (Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) — Proposed Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, sbs. 5(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-790-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
Petitions Filed with the Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02121).
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:39 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 7:08 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).