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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 278

Thursday, March 29, 2018

10:00 a.m.



The Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North), Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Parliament of Canada Act.

Prayer
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. LeBlanc (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), seconded by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development), — That Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

The debate continued.

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

Tabling of Documents
The Deputy Speaker laid upon the Table, — Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer entitled "Status Report on Phase 1 of the New Infrastructure Plan", pursuant to the Parliament of Canada Act, R.S., 1985, c. P-1, sbs. 79.2(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1119-12.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Leslie (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations)) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Amendments to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated April 24 to May 5, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-421-63.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Leslie (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations)) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Mexican States on Air Transport, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated June 29, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-421-64.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Leslie (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Canada-U.S. Relations)) laid upon the Table, — Copy of the Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Colombia on Air Transport, and Explanatory Memorandum, dated October 30, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8532-421-65.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 421-02073 concerning social benefits. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-165-02;
— No. 421-02170 concerning sex selection. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-25-16.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 48th Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, "Services and Facilities Provided to Members of Parliament with Young Children" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-303), presented to the House on Thursday, November 30, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-303.

Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Champagne (Minister of International Trade), Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Tabling of Documents
Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Charter Statement — Bill C-75: An Act to Amend the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts". — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-62.

Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West), from the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented the 18th Report of the Committee, "Road to Recovery: Resettlement Issues of Yazidi Women and Children in Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-369.

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. 82, 83, 88, 89, 95, 96 and 99) was tabled.


Mr. May (Cambridge), from the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee, "Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-370.

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. 60, 61, 64 to 72, 78 to 81 and 83) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the 14th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented to the House on Thursday, November 9, 2017, be amended by replacing the name of the organization “Talent Beyond Borders” to “Talent Beyond Boundaries”.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Gladu (Sarnia—Lambton), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02194);
— by Mr. Paradis (Brome—Missisquoi), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02195);
— by Ms. Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-02196);
— by Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill), one concerning firearms (No. 421-02197);
— by Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby), one concerning banks (No. 421-02198);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning the issuance of visas (No. 421-02199);
— by Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation), one concerning organ donation (No. 421-02200);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning road transportation (No. 421-02201);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02202) and one concerning the fishing industry (No. 421-02203);
— by Mr. Baylis (Pierrefonds—Dollard), one concerning the Philippines (No. 421-02204);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning health care services (No. 421-02205) and one concerning VIA Rail (No. 421-02206);
— by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), one concerning poverty (No. 421-02207) and one concerning aboriginal women (No. 421-02208);
— by Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), one concerning China (No. 421-02209);
— by Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning banks (No. 421-02210) and one concerning marine transportation (No. 421-02211);
— by Mr. Davies (Vancouver Kingsway), one concerning banks (No. 421-02212).

Questions on the Order Paper

Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-1484 — Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — With regard to the exchange of gifts between the Prime Minister and the Aga Khan, since November 4, 2015: (a) what are the details of all gifts, both given and received, including (i) date of exchange, (ii) recipient, (iii) description, (iv) estimated value; and (b) for each gift which the Prime Minister gave to the Aga Khan, how much was charged to the taxpayer? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1484.

Q-1485 — Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — With regard to the sale of at least ten CRJ-900 regional jets from Bombardier to the Islamic Republic of Iran and government support for these transactions: (a) what is the name of the corporate entity that has entered into an agreement with Bombardier to purchase these planes; (b) is the agreement referred to in (a) for the purchase or lease of these planes; (c) is the government loaning money in order to facilitate this transaction and, if so, to whom; (d) if the answer to (c) is affirmative, what is the total amount of money being provided by the government to facilitate this transaction; (e) if the answer to (c) is affirmative, what steps, if any, have been taken to guarantee this government financing; (f) if the answer to (c) is affirmative, what steps, if any, have been taken to ensure the proper end use of these planes; and (g) did the loosening of sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2016 by the government allow for this transaction and, if so, how? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1485.

Q-1486 — Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — With regard to expenditures on signing bonuses (ledger code 50632), since November 4, 2015, broken down by department and agency: (a) what is the total amount, broken down by month; (b) how many individuals received such a bonus, broken down by month; (c) what is the range of bonuses paid out; and (d) what criteria are used to determine whether or not an employee receives a signing bonus? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1486.

Q-1487 — Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood) — With regard to expenditures on Government Travel Service Booking Fees, since November 4, 2015: what is the total amount spent on such booking fees, broken down by department and agency? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1487.

Q-1488 — Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands) — With regard to concerns about human rights: what are the details, including dates, of all occasions when the Prime Minister has raised human rights with the following governments (i) China, (ii) Iran, (iii) Russia? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1488.

Q-1489 — Mrs. McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) — With regard to the 2017 British Columbia wildfires: what are the details, including findings, of any economic assessment which the government has done in relation to the impact of the wildfires? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1489.

Q-1490 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to the Trudeau Report: (a) what does the government consider to be the report’s “recommendations”; and (b) what specific action has the government taken to implement each recommendation in (a)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1490.

Q-1491 — Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — With regard to the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and an agreement in principle they signed on September 23, 2017: when does the government anticipate that the Treasury Board Secretariat will ratify the agreement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1491.

Q-1492 — Mr. Allison (Niagara West) — With regard to invoices the government has sent out related to the participation of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in by-election campaigns: what are the details of all invoices that the government has sent to the Liberal Party of Canada, a local riding association, or a by-election campaign, since January 1, 2016, including (i) date of invoice, (ii) amount, (iii) recipient, (iv) description of goods or services, (v) date payment was received? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1492.

Q-1493 — Mr. Sopuck (Dauphin—Swan River—Neepawa) — With regard to the government’s decision to cancel the National Wetland Conservation Fund: (a) what is the official reason for cancelling the program; and (b) did any organizations formally request that the fund be cancelled and, if so, what are the details including (i) name of organization, (ii) date request was made? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1493.

Q-1494 — Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — With regard to the Lester B. Pearson Building, since November 4, 2015: (a) on what dates were employees sent home due to a lack of heating, cooling, or other workplace environment issues; (b) for each date in (a), what was the issue which caused employees to be sent home; (c) approximately how many employees were sent home on each date in (a); and (d) what percentage of employees whose normal workplace is the Lester B. Pearson Building does each number in (c) represent? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1494.

Q-1495 — Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan) — With regard to the Globe and Mail report on February 6, 2018, that China Communications Construction Co. (CCCC) was blacklisted in a foreign country for allegedly bribing government officials: is the government aware of any Canadian government officials who have been offered bribes by CCCC and, if so, what are the details? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1495.

Q-1496 — Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan) — With regard to meetings between the government and officials in the Communist Party of China or the Government of the People’s Republic of China, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all meetings, including (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) list of attendees, (iv) topics or agenda items? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1496.

Q-1497 — Ms. Pauzé (Repentigny) — With regard to the application of the OECD’s International VAT/GST Guidelines, which outline that value-added taxes are to be added in the jurisdiction of the residence of the customer using foreign Internet service providers, such as Netflix: a) does Canada adhere to these guidelines and the mechanisms that ensure the effective collection of VAT/GST on cross-border supplies of services and intangibles; b) if the answer to a) is affirmative, what measures outlined in these guidelines does Canada intend to adopt, and when; c) in the correspondence between Netflix and the Canada Revenue Agency, the Department of Finance and the Department of Canadian Heritage, since October 19, 2015, how many times did the application of these measures come up, especially with regard to charging Netflix GST and HST; and d) what are the details of the correspondence in c), including emails, from the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1497.

Q-1498 — Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette) — With regard to federal spending in Quebec ridings for each fiscal year since 2010-11, inclusively: what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to all organizations, groups, businesses or municipalities, broken down by (i) constituency, (ii) name of recipient, (iii) municipality in which the recipient is located, (iv) date the funding was received, (v) amount received, (vi) granting department or agency, (vii) program under which the grant, contribution or loan was allocated, (viii) nature or purpose? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1498.

Q-1499 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — With regard to expenditures related to the legal proceedings of Heyder et al v. Attorney General of Canada and Beattie v. Attorney General of Canada: (a) what expenses have been incurred to date, including an itemized breakdown of the expenses, with salary and benefit costs for staff time related to (i) Heyder et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, (ii) Beattie v. Attorney General of Canada; and (b) what is the total for (a)(i) and (a)(ii)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1499.

Q-1500 — Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington) — With regard to the agreement announced by the government in September 2016, related to the export of beef to China: (a) what are the terms of the agreement; and (b) is the text of the agreement available to the public and to Canadian beef producers, and, if so, what is the website location of the agreement? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1500.

Q-1501 — Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — With regard to expenditures paid out so far, and in relation to the government’s delegation to Davos in January 2018: (a) what are the details of all expenditures, including travel related expenditures, to date and broken down by (i) amount, (ii) vendor, (iii) date, (iv) description of goods or services; (b) what is the total amount for all of the expenditures in (a); and (c) what is the total estimated value of invoices related to Davos which have yet to be received or paid out? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1501.

Q-1502 — Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — With regard to expenditures related to legal proceedings involving veterans and veterans’ groups, since January 1, 2016: (a) what is the total amount of expenditures incurred to date, broken down by case; (b) what are the expenditures in (a), broken down by type and line item; and (c) how are the expenditures in (a) consistent with the commitment on page 49 of the Liberal Party election platform that “will ensure that no veteran has to fight the government for the support and compensation they have earned”? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1502.

Q-1503 — Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — With regard to the leaking of information from Cabinet meetings or Cabinet committee meetings, since November 4, 2015: (a) how many instances of leaked information is the government aware of; (b) how many individuals have been, or are, under investigation for leaking such information; and (c) have any ministers been investigated for leaking such information and, if so, which ones? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1503.

Q-1504 — Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex) — With regard to expenditures on executive search, headhunting, recruiting, or other similar types of firms, since January 1, 2017: what are the details of all such expenditures, including (i) date, (ii) amount, (iii) number and titles of positions filled related to the expenditure, (iv) file number, (v) vendor? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1504.

Q-1505 — Mr. Nuttall (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte) — With regard to loans and repayable contributions issued by the government during the 2016 calendar year: (a) what are the details, including (i) amount, (ii) date, (iii) recipient, (iv) purpose; and (b) for each loan and repayable contribution in (a), how much has been repaid to the government, as of February 8, 2018? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1505.

Q-1506 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to Vox Pop Labs and business conducted for the government, since November 4, 2015: (a) how many projects are currently underway with Vox Pop Labs; (b) how many projects have been completed with Vox Pop Labs; (c) what are the details of the projects that have been undertaken, broken down by (i) title, (ii) cost, (iii) region targeted, (iv) number of test group; and (d) of the projects in (c), what were the results of each project? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1506.

Q-1507 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s YouTube channel, since November 4, 2015: (a) how many full-time equivalents manage the channel; (b) what are the titles and corresponding pay scales of the full-time equivalents who manage the channel; (c) how much has been spent on overtime pay for the full-time equivalents who manage the channel; (d) how much has been spent on developing content for the channel, and how much is earmarked to be spent for the remainder of the 2017-18 fiscal year; (e) how much has been spent on promoting content for the channel, and how much is earmarked to be spent for the remainder of the 2017-18 fiscal year; (f) is there a cross-platform promotion plan to share content from the channel to other digital media platforms; (g) are the costs associated with (f) included in the YouTube budget, or do they fall within the budget of the other platforms; (h) what are the digital media platforms used to promote or share the Prime Minister’s YouTube content; (i) what is the monthly expenditure on the channel, broken down by month; and (j) what is the annual expenditure on the channel, broken down by year? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1507.

Q-1508 — Mr. Kitchen (Souris—Moose Mountain) — With regard to the usage of the government’s fleet of Challenger and Airbus aircraft during the 2017 calendar year: what are the details of each flight, including (i) date, (ii) origin, (iii) destination, (iv) time of takeoff, (v) time of landing, (vi) names and titles of passengers, excluding security staff, (vii) type of aircraft? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1508.

Q-1509 — Mr. Lloyd (Sturgeon River—Parkland) — With regard to expenditures on “bots”, algorithms, or other technology related to controlling or spreading messages on social media, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all related expenditures, including for each expenditure the (i) date, (ii) vendor, (iii) amount, (iv) details of social media accounts, including format and handle or username, (v) purpose or objective of the bot or algorithm? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1509.

Q-1510 — Mrs. Boucher (Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d'Orléans—Charlevoix) — With regard to the acquisition of land by the government, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of each acquisition, including for each the (i) landowner or entity the land was acquired from, (ii) amount paid, (iii) size and description of the land, (iv) location, (v) date, (vi) reason for acquisition? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1510.
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. LeBlanc (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), seconded by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development), — That Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the membership of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be amended as follows: Mr. Christopherson (Hamilton Centre) for Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. LeBlanc (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard), seconded by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development), — That Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

The debate continued.

At 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, March 26, 2018, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3), the Deputy Speaker interrupted the proceedings.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the recorded division was deferred until Monday, April 16, 2018, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Private Members' Business

At 1:17 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-374, An Act to amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board), as reported by the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development with amendments.

Notice of the Royal Recommendation was given on Thursday, March 15, 2018, by the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons as follows:

Recommendation

(Pursuant to Standing Order 79(2))

Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled “An Act to amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)”.

Mr. Aldag (Cloverdale—Langley City), seconded by Mrs. Schulte (King—Vaughan), moved, — That the Bill, as amended, be concurred in at report stage.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 98(4), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, April 18, 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. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-15-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, for the year 2016, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-18-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-19-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Communications Security Establishment for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-21-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the National Energy Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-22-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the National Film Board of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-24-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the National Research Council of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-26-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-27-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-28-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-29-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Statistical Survey Operations for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-30-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the Administration of the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act, R.S. 1985, c. M-5, s. 67. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-173-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the Public Service Pension Plan, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Public Service Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-36, s. 46. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-220-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-234-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Employment Equity in the Federal Public Service for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-333-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report on the Administration of the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Supplementary Retirement Benefits Act, R.S. 1985, c. S-24, s. 12. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-366-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-658-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canada Revenue Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-749-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Parks Canada Agency for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-750-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-805-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-877-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the year 2016, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1034-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Report of the Canadian Armed Forces for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Employment Equity Act, S.C. 1995, c. 44, sbs. 21(3). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1068-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— by Mr. Carr (Minister of Natural Resources) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Seventh Report of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, "Strategic Electricity Inter-ties" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-329), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-329.
— by Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2018-2019 of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, pursuant to the Physical Activity and Sport Act, S.C. 2003, c. 2, sbs. 32(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-864-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— by Mr. Garneau (Minister of Transport) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 38th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Report 6, Civil Aviation Infrastructure in the North, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-336), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-336.
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Account, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-11, s. 31. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-231-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Ms. Joly (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 40th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Special Examination Report - Canadian Museum of Nature, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-338), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-338.
— by Mr. LeBlanc (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 37th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Special Examination Report - Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-335), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-335.
— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Tenth Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, "A Food Policy for Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-321), presented to the House on Monday, December 11, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-321.
— by Mr. O'Regan (Minister of Veterans Affairs) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, "Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-325), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-325.
— by Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Eighth Report of the Standing Committee on Official Languages, "Ensuring justice is done in both official languages" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-322), presented to the House on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-322.
Adjournment

At 1:18 p.m., pursuant to Order made Monday, March 20, 2018, the Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday, April 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Orders 28(2) and 24(1).