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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 279

Monday, April 16, 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 Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-395, An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act.

Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Shipley (Lambton—Kent—Middlesex), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

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.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures.

Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice) for Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), moved, — That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance.

Debate arose thereon.

Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), moved the following amendment, — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, since the Bill: (a) fails to address the cost of the government’s carbon tax to the average Canadian family; (b) neglects to implement, or to even mention, the government’s promise of a balanced budget; and (c) will continue on the path of adding debt at twice the rate foreshadowed by the Minister of Finance.”.

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.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):

Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.

Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2018-19" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-181.

Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:

(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1

Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1

Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1

Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1

Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1

Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

Canada Council for the Arts, Vote 1

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1

Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1

Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5

Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1

National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5

National Film Board, Vote 1

National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1

Telefilm Canada, Vote 1

The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1

(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1

(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1

Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5

(6) To the Standing Committee on Finance

Canada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1

(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25

International Development Research Centre, Vote 1

International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1

(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates

Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1

Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1

Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1

Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1

Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1

Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1

Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1

Privy Council Office, Vote 1

Public Service Commission, Vote 1

Senate, Vote 1

Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40

(10) To the Standing Committee on Health

Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1

Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1

Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5

(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1

Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20

Department of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1

Copyright Board, Vote 1

Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20

Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5

Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5

Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5

National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5

Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1

Statistics Canada, Vote 1

(14) To the Standing Committee on International Trade

Invest in Canada Hub, Vote 1

(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1

Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1

Courts Administration Service, Vote 1

Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1

(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament

Library of Parliament, Vote 1

(17) To the Standing Committee on National Defence

Communications Security Establishment, Vote 1

Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1

Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1

Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1

(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1

Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10

National Energy Board, Vote 1

Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1

(19) To the Standing Committee on Official Languages

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1

(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs

House of Commons, Vote 1

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1

Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1

(21) To the Standing Committee on Public Accounts

Office of the Auditor General, Vote 1

(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

Canada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5

Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1

Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5

Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5

Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1

Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1

Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10

Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1

Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1

Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1

(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Votes 1 and 5

(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1

Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1

Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20

Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1

Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10

The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1

The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1

VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1

(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5

Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1


Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Departmental Plans, Main Estimates, 2018-19 (USB key included), as follows:
— Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-236. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-240. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-241. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
— Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-183. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— Canadian Grain Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-192. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-199. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— Canadian Heritage. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-193. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— Library and Archives Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-223. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— National Battlefields Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-226. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— National Film Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-228. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)
— Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-216. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
— Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-217. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
— Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-190. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— Environment and Climate Change Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-210. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— Parks Canada Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-245. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development)
— Canada Revenue Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-187. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— Department of Finance Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-206. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-212. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-244. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— Fisheries and Oceans Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-213. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)
— Global Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-214. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
— Canada School of Public Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-188. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-196. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-242. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Privy Council Office. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-249. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Public Services And Procurement Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-254. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Public Service Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-253. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Shared Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-259. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Transportation Safety Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-264. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-265. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)
— Canadian Food Inspection Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-191. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— Canadian Institutes of Health Research. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-195. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— Health Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-215. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-247. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— Public Health Agency of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-250. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-189. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— Employment and Social Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-209. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)
— Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-218. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
— Indigenous Services Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-219. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
— Polar Knowledge Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-248. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)
— Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-184. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-186. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-197. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Canadian Space Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-200. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Copyright Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-203. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-211. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-221. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— National Research Council Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-229. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-231. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-260. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Statistics Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-261. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Western Economic Diversification Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-268. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— Invest in Canada Hub. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-222. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)
— Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-182. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Canadian Human Rights Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-194. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Courts Administration Service. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-205. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Department of Justice Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-207. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-235. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Public Prosecution Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-251. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Office of the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-243. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-208. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
— Military Grievances External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-224. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
— Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-225. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
— Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-238. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)
— Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-198. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
— National Energy Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-227. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
— Natural Resources Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-230. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
— Northern Pipeline Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-232. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Natural Resources)
— Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-237. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Official Languages)
— Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-234. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs)
— Office of the Auditor General of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-233. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts)
— Canada Border Services Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-185. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-202. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Correctional Service of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-204. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Office of the Correctional Investigator. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-239. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Parole Board of Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-246. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Public Safety Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-252. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— RCMP External Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-255. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-256. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-257. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Security Intelligence Review Committee. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-258. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— Status of Women Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-262. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women)
— Canadian Transportation Agency. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-201. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— Infrastructure Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-220. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— Transport Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-263. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
— Veterans Affairs Canada. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-266. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)
— Veterans Review and Appeal Board. — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-267. (Pursuant to Standing Order 81(7), deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs)

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Cormier (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship) laid upon the Table, — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 15th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, "Building an Inclusive Canada: Bringing the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act in Step with Modern Values" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-328), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-328.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Report on Federal Tax Expenditures" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8525-421-63.

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Ms. Khera (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 421-02086 concerning rail transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-10-19;
— No. 421-02087 concerning research and development. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-103-03;
— No. 421-02089 concerning refugees. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-2-08;
— Nos. 421-02090, 421-02091 and 421-02120 concerning the protection of the environment. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-3-44;
— Nos. 421-02094 and 421-02129 concerning international development and aid. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-43-13;
— Nos. 421-02099 and 421-02105 concerning navigable waters. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-101-17;
— No. 421-02100 concerning Christianity. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-55-08;
— No. 421-02101 concerning aboriginal affairs. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-65-05;
— No. 421-02102 concerning health care services. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-31-34;
— No. 421-02104 concerning the elderly. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-81-08;
— No. 421-02108 concerning a national day. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-131-05;
— Nos. 421-02109 and 421-02115 concerning the issuance of visas. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-16-06;
— No. 421-02111 concerning China. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-13-23;
— No. 421-02112 concerning marine transportation. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-92-08;
— No. 421-02116 concerning bridges. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-204-01;
— Nos. 421-02118 and 421-02119 concerning discrimination. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-32-11;
— No. 421-02127 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-54-05;
— No. 421-02128 concerning the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-115-04.

Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) made a statement.


Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Maloney (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), from the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented the Eighth Report of the Committee (Bill C-354, An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood), with an amendment). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-371.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 86 to 90) was tabled.


Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 59th Report of the Committee, which was as follows:

The Committee recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, the following change to the list of members of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans:

Churence Rogers for Scott Simms

The Committee further recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, the following change to the list of members of the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations:

Jati Sidhu for Churence Rogers

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


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the use of animals in research (No. 421-02213);
— by Mrs. Hughes (Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing), one concerning health care services (No. 421-02214);
— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02215);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning military medals and decorations (No. 421-02216) and one concerning health care services (No. 421-02217).

Questions on the Order Paper

Pursuant to Standing Order 39(7), Ms. Khera (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue) presented the returns to the following questions made into Orders for Return:

Q-1511 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to the Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) sections of departments, agencies, Crown corporations or other government entities, and broken down by each: (a) how many employees or full-time equivalents (FTEs) did each ATIP section have as of (i) January 1, 2016, (ii) January 1, 2018; and (b) how many employees or FTEs are assigned to process ATIP requests, if different than (a)(i) and (ii)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1511.

Q-1512 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to infrastructure funding: what amount has been actually delivered, as opposed to simply announced, in infrastructure funding between November 4, 2015, and February 12, 2018, broken down by riding? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1512.

Q-1513 — Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — With regard to the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) administration of the Alberta government's new carbon tax rebates in the last calendar year: (a) what is the total number of rebate payments issued; (b) what is the total monetary amount of these rebates; (c) what is the total number of rebate payments issued to non-residents of Alberta; (d) what is the total monetary amount of rebates issued to non-residents; and (e) what is the total annual administrative cost for the CRA to manage this program for the provincial government? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1513.

Q-1514 — Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — With regard to the livestreaming of events on government Facebook pages during the 2017 calendar year: (a) what is the complete list of events or announcements which were livestreamed on official government Facebook pages; and (b) how many views did each livestream have (i) live (not including views after the conclusion of the event), (ii) in total as of February 12, 2018? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1514.

Q-1515 — Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga) — With regard to the purchase of “likes” on Facebook by government departments, agencies, Crown Corporations, or other government entities since January 1, 2016: (a) what are the details of all such purchases, including (i) amount, (ii) date, (iii) number of “likes” purchased, (iv) title of page or post which received the likes; and (b) what is the total of all expenditures in (a)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1515.

Q-1516 — Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable) — With regard to the development of Canada’s new Food Guide: (a) has Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada done any studies related to the impact of the Guide on various sectors of the agricultural industry; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what are the details of the studies, including (i) findings, (ii) who conducted the study, (iii) website where findings are located; and (c) what specific role does the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food have in relation to the development of the new Food Guide? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1516.

Q-1517 — Mr. Allison (Niagara West) — With respect to Transport Canada’s Trade and Transportation Corridors Initiative (TTCI), and the 2 billion dollar commitment over 11 years for the National Trade Corridors Fund: (a) what are the details of all completed applications received for the National Trade Corridors Fund as of December 31, 2017, including (i) applicant, (ii) amount requested, (iii) project description, (iv) province or territory of applicant; and (b) what are the details of all pilot project applications for the 50 million dollar investment for transportation innovation, including (i) applicant, (ii) amount requested, (iii) project description, (iv) province or territory of applicant? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1517.

Q-1518 — Ms. Trudel (Jonquière) — With regard to the Dairy Farm Investment Program (DFIP) announced on November 10, 2016, to support the productivity of the dairy sector: what farms have received DFIP funding in the federal riding of Jonquière, broken down by name, date of funding and amount received for the (i) City of Saguenay, (ii) Town of Saint-Honoré, (iii) Municipality of St-Ambroise, (iv) Municipality of Saint-Fulgence, (v) Municipality of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord, (vi) Municipality of Saint-Charles-de-Bourget, (vii) Municipality of Bégin, (viii) Municipality of Saint-Nazaire, (ix) Town of Labrecque, (x) Municipality of Lamarche, (xi) Municipality of Larouche, (xii) Municipality of Saint-David-de-Falardeau? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1518.

Q-1519 — Mr. Van Loan (York—Simcoe) — With regard to contracts over $10,000 signed by Canadian Heritage since November 4, 2015, where the final contract value is more than double the original contract value: what are the details of each such contract, including (i) date, (ii) vendor, (iii) description of product or service, (iv) original contract value, (v) final contract value, (vi) reason why final contract value was higher than original value? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1519.

Q-1520 — Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound) — With regard to performance pay for employees at the executive (EX) or higher level during 2017, and broken down by department or agency: (a) how many individuals received performance pay; and (b) what is the total amount paid out during 2017? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1520.

Q-1521 — Mr. Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis) — With regard to projects funded under the Canada 150 Signature Project Program: what are the details of each project, including (i) project name, (ii) description, (iii) location, (iv) original funding commitment, (v) final funding amount provided to the project, or funding provided to date if project is not yet completed, (vi) current status, (vii) completion date, or projected completion date if project is not yet completed? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1521.

Q-1522 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to the Name-Blind Recruitment Pilot Project Report provided by the Public Service Commission of Canada: (a) what were the total amounts spent on developing, producing, and publishing the report; (b) how many full-time equivalents worked on the report; and (c) of the employees in (b), what are their occupational groups and levels? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1522.

Q-1523 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — With regard to the Industrial Research Assistance Program, since November 4, 2015: (a) how much funding has been contributed, by quarter, to the program; and (b) what are the projects within the program that have received funding, broken down by (i) the amount spent per project, (ii) the city in which these projects are located? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1523.

Q-1524 — Mr. Maguire (Brandon—Souris) — With regard to drug-impaired driving training for RCMP and Canada Border Services Agency officers noted in the 2017-18 Supplementary Estimates: (a) how many officers have been trained so far; (b) how many officers are currently scheduled to be trained; (c) who is providing the training; (d) where is the training taking place; and (e) how much of the funds noted in the 2017-18 Supplementary Estimates (B) are dedicated to officer training? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1524.

Q-1525 — Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington) — With regard to Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings related to succession plans: (a) how was Louise Fréchette chosen to be Canada’s representative at the meetings; (b) to which department, agency, or government entity does Ms. Fréchette report; (c) is Ms. Fréchette considered an employee of the department, agency, or government entity in (b); (d) what instruction has the government provided to Canada’s representative at the meetings; and (e) what is Canada’s official position regarding succession plans for the Head of the Commonwealth? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1525.

Q-1526 — Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — With regard to the Canadian Passport Order, since November 4, 2015, in order to prevent the commission of any act or omission referred to in subsection 7(4.1) of the Criminal Code: (a) how many passports has the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (i) refused, (ii) revoked, (iii) cancelled; and (b) what is the monthly breakdown of (a)(i), (ii), and (iii)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1526.

Q-1527 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — With regard to the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnership Program and the Coastal Restoration Fund, for each year from 2006 through 2017: (a) what is the annual budget for each year; (b) who are the recipients of all grants and contributions made under these programs, broken down by the constituency in which they are located; and (c) what is the description of each approved project, including how it supports the objectives of the program? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1527.

Q-1528 — Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) — With regard to the incident involving two-metre-high waves in Yamachiche and the Collision Regulations: (a) does the government intend to amend the Collision Regulations to provide for a victims’ financial compensation fund; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what are the details of the implementation of the compensation fund; (c) if the answer to (a) is negative, what are the detailed reasons for Transport Canada’s decision; (d) how many cases similar to the Yamachiche incident have been identified by Transport Canada; (e) did the victims of the cases identified in (d) receive financial compensation; (f) if the answer to (e) is affirmative, what compensation mechanism did these victims use; (g) if the answer to (e) is negative, what are the reasons for Transport Canada’s refusal to provide for a financial compensation mechanism; (h) does Transport Canada plan to publish a detailed investigation report on the Yamachiche incident; (i) if the answer to (h) is affirmative, when will this report be published; (j) if the answer to (h) is negative, what are the detailed reasons for Transport Canada’s decision; (k) has Transport Canada estimated the financial cost of the damage to the affected properties in Yamachiche; (l) if the answer to (k) is affirmative, what was the estimate provided by Transport Canada; and (m) if the answer to (k) is negative, what are the reasons for Transport Canada’s refusal to provide an estimate of the financial cost of the damage to the affected properties in Yamachiche? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1528.

Q-1529 — Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) — With regard to the agreement between Transport Canada and Air Canada on the safety of Air Canada’s entire operations, including its pilot training: (a) what are the details of the agreement; (b) what are the details of the measures taken to date by Air Canada as a result of the agreement; (c) what is Transport Canada’s detailed assessment of the measures taken to date by Air Canada; (d) what did Transport Canada determine was the level of risk of the safety of Air Canada’s entire operations before the agreement was made; (e) what has Transport Canada determined is the level of risk to date, since the agreement was made; (f) what are the issues associated with managing pilot fatigue identified by Transport Canada during its review of Air Canada’s safety management system; (g) how long had Air Canada had its system in place for the safety of its entire operations before reaching the agreement with Transport Canada; (h) what were the reasons for the six-month delay between the first Air Canada incident in July 2017 and when the agreement was reached with Transport Canada, in January 2018; (i) what was the annual failure rate for Pilot Proficiency Checks (PPCs) when Transport Canada inspectors carried out the PPCs for Air Canada pilots between 2005 and 2016; (j) what was the annual failure rate for Pilot Proficiency Checks when industry Approved Check Pilots finished the PPCs for Air Canada pilots between 2005 and 2016; (k) has Transport Canada estimated the savings achieved by Air Canada regarding the safety of its entire operations before the agreement; (l) if the answer to (k) is affirmative, what are the details of the estimate; (m) how many agreements have Transport Canada and Air Canada entered into since 2005 on the safety of its entire operations; (n) what agreements have been made between Transport Canada and other airlines on the safety of their entire operations and all of their pilots; and (o) what are the details of the agreements in (n)? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1529.

Q-1530 — Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) — With regard to the fares charged by Air Canada for regional air transportation and Air Canada’s virtual monopoly in several regional markets: (a) how many times has the Minister of Transport met with Air Canada officials; (b) what are the details of the issues discussed by the Minister of Transport and Air Canada officials during the meetings in (a); (c) what are the details of Transport Canada’s analyses of the fares charged by Air Canada; (d) has Transport Canada requested an opinion or a review from the Commissioner of Competition; (e) if the answer to (d) is affirmative, (i) when did Transport Canada request this opinion or review, (ii) what are the details of this request for an opinion or a review, (iii) what were the responses from the Commissioner of Competition to this request for an opinion or a review; (f) if the answer to (d) is negative, what were the reasons behind Transport Canada’s refusal to request an opinion or a review from the Commissioner of Competition; (g) what is Transport Canada’s position on establishing a financial compensation mechanism; (h) what is Transport Canada’s position on setting a floor price; (i) what are the detailed reasons for Transport Canada’s position in (g); (i) what are the detailed reasons for Transport Canada’s position in (h); (k) how many regional air carriers in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada have withdrawn from the regional air transportation market each year since 2003; (l) what is Transport Canada’s detailed position on the withdrawal from the regional market by each of the regional air carriers in (k); and (m) what is Transport Canada’s detailed position on Air Canada’s pricing strategy in regional aviation markets? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1530.

Q-1531 — Mr. Aubin (Trois-Rivières) — With regard to the five-year update to CSA A23.1 and its lack of clarity regarding the sulphur content in aggregate for use in concrete: (a) does the Standards Council of Canada, or any other government department or agency, provide financial support to the Canadian Standards Association; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what is the amount invested to date; (c) if the answer to (a) is negative, what are the reasons for this lack of financial support; (d) what is the total number of employees assigned by government departments and agencies to the five-year update of CSA A23.1; (e) does the National Research Council’s revision of the Building Code provide for an update to CSA A23.1; (f) what are the details of the work to date to improve the clarity of CSA A23.1; (g) what organizations were consulted by the Standards Council of Canada and the Canadian Standards Association; (h) what are the details of the work by the Canadian Standards Association to develop a scientific standard for pyrrhotite content in concrete; (i) what are the differences between the 2009-14 five-year review and the 2014-19 five-year review with respect to developing a scientific standard for pyrrhotite content in concrete; (j) is the Canadian Standards Association proposing to develop a scientific standard for pyrrhotite content in concrete and, if so, how; and (k) if the answer to (j) is negative, what are the reasons given by the Canadian Standards Association or any other government department or agency? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1531.

Q-1532 — Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard) — With regard to immigration to Canada, between December 7, 2016, and December 6, 2017: (a) how many economic class immigrants have been admitted to Canada; (b) how many family class immigrants have been admitted to Canada; (c) how many refugees have been admitted to Canada; (d) how many temporary student visas were issued and how many individuals were admitted to Canada on a temporary student visa; (e) how many temporary worker permits were issued and how many individuals were admitted to Canada on a temporary worker permit; (f) how many temporary visitor records were issued and how many individuals were admitted to Canada on a temporary visitor record; (g) how many temporary resident permits were issued; (h) how many temporary resident permits were approved by the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; (i) for (a) to (h), what is the breakdown by source country by each class of migrant; and (j) for applications for the categories enumerated in (a) to (h), how many individuals were found inadmissible under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act in (i) section 34, (ii) section 35, (iii) section 36, (iv) section 37, (v) section 40? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1532.

Q-1533 — Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock) — With regard to studies conducted by, or on behalf of, Health Canada, since January 1, 2016: (a) what studies have been done on the side effects of Mifegymiso, including (i) date, (ii) methodology, (iii) who conducted the study, (iv) location, (v) finding; and (b) what data has been collected on the side effects of Mifegymiso, broken down by (i) each of the known side effects of Mifegymiso, (ii) Health Canada's estimate on the number of Canadians affected by each of the known side effects of Mifegymiso? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1533.

Q-1534 — Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) what was the trip’s itinerary; (b) for any receptions, dinners or similar events on the itinerary, who was on the guest list, broken down by event; and (c) what are the details of any reception or dinner invitations which were rescinded or revoked by the government, including (i) individuals or organizations which had their invitation rescinded, (ii) event for which original invitation was sent, (iii) reason for rescinding or revoking invitation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1534.

Q-1535 — Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove) — With regard to the February 2018 New Delhi reception invitation which was issued to Jaspal Atwal: (a) on what date did the Prime Minister’s Office become aware of the invitation; and (b) what departments or agencies were aware that Mr. Atwal received an invitation, and when did each department become aware of the invitation? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1535.

Q-1536 — Mr. Liepert (Calgary Signal Hill) — With regard to the claim by Outlook India magazine that the government withdrew the publication’s invitation to a February 2018 reception in New Delhi, because of the magazine’s criticism of the Prime Minister: what is the government’s official reason for revoking the invitation of the magazine or its editors? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1536.

Q-1537 — Mr. Liepert (Calgary Signal Hill) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) for the purpose of facilitating the issuing of visas, did the Government of Canada provide, by diplomatic note or otherwise, the Government of India with a list of (i) delegation members, (ii) other individuals who would attend delegation events or have interactions with the delegation; and (b) if the answer in (a)(i) or (ii) is affirmative, (i) how and by whom was each list communicated, (ii) on what date was each list communicated, (iii) broken down by categories in (a)(i) and (ii), and broken down by list, who was named on each list? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1537.

Q-1538 — Mr. Shields (Bow River) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) who were the members of the Canadian delegation, including (i) name, (ii) organization, (iii) title; (b) for each delegation member, which ones (i) were required to reimburse taxpayers for all expenses related to the trip, (ii) were required to reimburse taxpayers some expenses related to the trip, (iii) were not required to reimburse any expenses related to the trip; and (c) for each delegation member, why was he or she chosen to be a delegation member? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1538.

Q-1539 — Mr. Shields (Bow River) — With regard to government expenditures on clothing, shoes, other apparel, or fashion accessories for the Prime Minister and his family, since November 4, 2015: what are the details of all such expenditures, including (i) vendor, (ii) date, (iii) amount, (iv) description of goods purchased, including brand and quantity? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1539.

Q-1540 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With regard to the trip to India in February 2018 taken by the Prime Minister and several ministers: (a) for each leg of the Prime Minister and each individual minister’s travel across India, (i) what was the place of origin and destination, (ii) what was the means of conveyance, (iii) who were the individuals travelling with the Prime Minister or ministers, and what was their reason for travelling with the Prime Minister or minister, (iv) were any registered lobbyists travelling with the Prime Minister or ministers and, if so, who were the individuals, and for whom or what are they registered to lobby, (v) were any individuals affiliated with a commercial or non-profit entity that receives grants, contributions, or contracts from the Government of Canada travelling with the Prime Minister or ministers and, if so, who were the individuals, with which entity are they affiliated, and what is that entity’s business with the Government of Canada; (b) how were articles of Indian national dress worn by the Prime Minister acquired, broken down by article of clothing, and what was their individual and aggregate total costs, if applicable; (c) for any invitation-only events at which the Prime Minister was present, (i) was there a process by which invitees were screened by Canadian officials either in advance of invitation, after being invited, or upon request of a minister or other official, (ii) what was the process in (c)(i), (iii) were there any known lapses in or breaches of the process in (c)(i), (iv) has there been an investigation into known lapses or breaches of the process in (c)(i) and, if so, what were their conclusions; and (d) for every specially-invited guest of the Prime Minister on the trip to India, (i) what were the names and reasons for the invitation of any invited guests, (ii) what was the cost, broken down by leg of travel, of accommodations, and any honorariums or per diems claimed against cost by any invited guest of the Prime Minister? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1540.

Q-1541 — Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay) — With respect to the Innovation Superclusters Initiative: (a) what was the full assessment, evaluation and selection process and criteria used to select the five successful supercluster entities representing industry-led consortia, namely, the SCALE.AI Supercluster, the Next Generation Manufacturing Supercluster, the Ocean Supercluster, the Protein Industries Supercluster, and the Digital Technology Supercluster, from other applicants; (b) what are the Lead Applicants and Partner Applicants, as well as participating or enabling firms, individuals and other entities in each of the five successful supercluster entities in (a); (c) what were the names of the industry-led consortia that submitted unsuccessful applications, broken down by region and economic sectors as defined by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada; (d) what were the Lead and Partner Applicants in the unsuccessful applications; and (e) what is the breakdown by supercluster and by fiscal year, over the next five years, of planned spending in the Innovation Superclusters Initiative? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1541.

Q-1542 — Mrs. Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) what are the titles and summaries of all agreements signed between the Prime Minister and the Government of India on the trip; (b) for each agreement in (a), what is the website address where the text is located; and (c) if the text of any agreement in (a) is not available on the government’s website, how can the public obtain copies of the relevant texts? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1542.

Q-1543 — Mr. Lukiwski (Moose Jaw—Lake Centre—Lanigan) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) what are the details of all expenditures, including airfare and travel costs, related to Vikram Vij’s participation on the trip, including (i) vendor, (ii) amount, (iii) date, (iv) description of goods or services provided; (b) what are the details of any meals which Mr. Vij prepared for the Prime Minister or other delegation members or guests on the trip, including (i) date, (ii) number of individuals for whom a meal was prepared, (iii) menu, (iv) description of event; and (c) what are the details of any Canadian food products which were exported to India for use in the meals in (b), including (i) date of export, (ii) description of product, (iii) quantity of product, (iv) value of product, (v) meal in which each product was used? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1543.

Q-1544 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — With regard to the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnership Program and the Coastal Restoration Fund, for each year from 2006 through 2017: (a) what is the annual budget for each year; (b) who are the recipients of all grants and contributions made under these programs, and how much did each receive, broken down by the constituency in which they are located; and (c) what is the description of each approved project, including how it supports the objectives of the program? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1544.

Q-1545 — Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith) — With regard to the five proposed anchorages east of Gabriola Island, BC: (a) how many consultation sessions were organized by the government; (b) where did these consultation sessions take place, broken down by (i) city, (ii) constituency; (c) what groups and individuals were invited to the consultation sessions; (d) what groups and individuals participated in the consultation sessions; (e) which Members of Parliament attended the consultation sessions; (f) how many online consultation sessions took place; (g) which bands, leaders, Indigenous communities and organizations did the Minister of Transport consult with, broken down by (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) name and title of the Indigenous group or community, (iv) attendees, (v) recommendations that were made to the Minister; (h) regarding the consultations in (a), by which criteria did the Minister decide which bands, leaders, communities and organizations to consult with; (i) what are the details of the discussion questions brought to each meeting; (j) how many meetings has the Minister held with Snuneymuxw First Nation, broken down by (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) attendees, (iv) recommendations that were made to the Minister; and (k) what are the details of any briefing notes or correspondence related to the meetings referred to in (a), including the (i) title, (ii) date, (iii) sender, (iv) recipient, (v) subject matter, (vi) file number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1545.

Q-1546 — Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London) — With regard to the book cover for Budget 2018: (a) how much did the government spend on the cover, including any artwork, graphic design, or photography; and (b) what is the breakdown of all expenses, including, for each expense, the (i) amount, (ii) date, (iii) vendor, (iv) description of good or service, (v) file number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1546.

Q-1547 — Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) — With regard to the trip to India by the Prime Minister and the conspiracy theory advanced by a Privy Council Official that the Government of India was responsible for Jaspal Atwal receiving an invitation to a reception: does the government have any proof to corroborate this conspiracy theory and, if so, what are the details of such proof? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1547.

Q-1548 — Mr. Barlow (Foothills) — With regard to the trip to India by the Prime Minister and other ministers in February 2018, and for each member of Cabinet who was on the trip: (a) what were the details of each of their itineraries; and (b) for each meeting listed on the itineraries in (a), what is the list of attendees? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1548.

Q-1549 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — With regard to all expenditures on hospitality (Treasury Board Object Code 0822), between January 1, 2018, and February 1, 2018, by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Privy Council Office: what are the details of all expenditures, including (i) vendor, (ii) amount, (iii) date of expenditure, (iv) description of goods or services provided, (v) file number, (vi) number of government employees that the hospitality expenditure was for, (vii) number of guests that the hospitality expenditure was for? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1549.

Q-1550 — Mr. McColeman (Brantford—Brant) — With regard to the Veterans Affairs Canada offices: (a) how many veterans physically visited the following offices in order to utilize services, broken down by month, since January 1, 2017, (i) Corner Brook, (ii) Sydney, (iii) Charlottetown, (iv) Thunder Bay, (v) Brandon, (vi) Saskatoon, (vii) Kelowna, (viii) Windsor, (ix) Prince George; and (b) for each of the Veterans Affairs Canada offices in (a), (i) what was the monthly operating cost, broken down by standard object and line item, for each month since January 1, 2017, (ii) what is the number of full-time equivalents who physically worked in each office, broken down by month? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1550.

Q-1551 — Ms. Benson (Saskatoon West) — With regard to the Visa Office at the Canadian High Commission in Singapore: (a) what is the total number of sponsorship requests the Singapore Visa Office received in each year from 2012 to 2017; (b) how many applications were processed in each of the years in (a) and, of those processed, what percentage was approved in each of those years; (c) which group of asylum seekers had the highest acceptance rate through the Singapore Visa Office in each of the years in (a); (d) which group of asylum seekers had the lowest acceptance rate through the Singapore Visa Office in each of the years in (a); (e) what number of Pakistani Christian asylum claims were handled by the Canadian Singapore Visa Office in each of the years in (a); (f) what number of Pakistani Christian asylum claims were accepted by the Singapore Visa Office for resettlement in Canada in each of the years in (a); (g) what number of Pakistani Christian asylum claims were rejected by the Canadian Singapore Visa Office for resettlement in Canada in each of the years in (a); (h) of those Pakistani Christian asylum claims rejected by the Singapore Visa Office for resettlement in Canada, how many Pakistani Christian asylum claims filed for a judicial review in each of the years in (a); (i) of those Pakistani Christian asylum claims rejected by the Singapore Visa Office for resettlement in Canada, how many Pakistani Christian asylum claims filed for a judicial review and received a "second interview" by the Singapore Visa Office in each of the years in (a); (j) how many Pakistani Christian asylum claims which received a ''second interview'' from a judicial review were accepted for resettlement in Canada by the Canadian Singapore Visa Office in each of the years in (a); (k) does the Singapore Visa Office conduct independent evaluations of asylum claims from Pakistani Christians; (l) what role, if any, does the the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees's assessment of asylum seekers have on the Canadian Visa Officers’ decision; and (m) is a Canadian Visa Officer in Singapore allowed to work for the Canadian government, as well as a private international immigration firm, or would that be considered a conflict of interest? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1551.

Q-1552 — Mr. Arnold (North Okanagan—Shuswap) — With regard to the new Arctic Surf Clam licence in Atlantic Canada and Quebec: (a) which Indigenous groups comprise the Five Nations Premium Clam Company; (b) what are the details of all correspondence and briefing notes prepared for the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and the Minister of Indigenous Services, since May 31, 2016, related to the decision to award the Five Nations Premium Clam Company a new surf clam licence, including (i) dates, (ii) senders, (iii) recipients, (iv) titles, (v) subjects, (vi) summaries, (vii) file numbers; (c) what are the details of all correspondence between the government, including Ministerial Exempt Staff, and the Five Nations Premium Clam Company, since May 31, 2016, including (i) dates, (ii) senders, (iii) recipients, (iv) titles, (v) subjects, (vi) summaries, (vii) file numbers; (d) what are the details of all correspondence between the government, including Ministerial Exempt Staff, and the Chief of the Elsipotog First Nation, since May 31, 2016, including (i) dates, (ii) senders, (iii) recipients, (iv) titles, (v) subjects, (vi) summaries, (vii) file numbers; (e) what are the details of all correspondence between the government, including Ministerial Exempt Staff, and Premium Seafoods, since May 31, 2016, including (i) dates, (ii) senders, (iii) recipients, (iv) titles, (v) subjects, (vi) summaries, (vii) file numbers; (f) what are the details of all correspondence between the government, including Ministerial Exempt Staff, and the Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, since May 31, 2016, including (i) dates, (ii) senders, (iii) recipients, (iv) titles, (v) subjects, (vi) summaries, (vii) file numbers; and (g) what are the details of all meetings related to the new Arctic Surf Clam licence, including (i) dates, (ii) lists of attendees, (iii) locations, (iv) agendas? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1552.

Q-1553 — Mrs. Wagantall (Yorkton—Melville) — With regard to the federal carbon tax or price on carbon: (a) did the government conduct a gender-based analysis of how it would affect men versus women; and (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, what are the details, including (i) specific findings, (ii) who conducted the analysis, (iii) date the analysis was completed, (iv) methodology? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1553.

Q-1554 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — With regard to government expenditures in relation to the Prime Minister’s attendance at the Young Changemakers Conclave and, specifically, the event at Indira Ghandi Stadium in New Delhi on February 24, 2018: (a) how much did the government pay to sponsor the event; (b) does the government consider the map of “India” displayed at the event to be an accurate representation of India’s borders; and (c) if the answer to (b) is negative, what actions has the government taken in order to address the validity of the representation displayed on the map? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1554.

Q-1555 — Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead) — With regard to expenditures related to the preparation and presentation of Budget 2018: what are the details of all expenditures, including (i) date, (ii) vendor, (iii) amount, (iv) description of goods or services, (v) contract date and duration, (vi) number? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1555.

Q-1556 — Mr. Lake (Edmonton—Wetaskiwin) — With regard to federal student loans, in 2016-17: (a) how many loans were forgiven; (b) how much debt was forgiven; (c) how much student debt was sent to collection agencies; (d) of the debt in (c), how much was recovered; (e) what is the base cost of contracting the collection agencies in (c); (f) what is the overall labour cost of the recoveries; and (g) how much was collected in student debt interest? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1556.

Q-1557 — Mr. Lake (Edmonton—Wetaskiwin) — With regard to the Senate selection committee in 2017: (a) how many Senate openings were advertised, by province, and (i) what were the dates of these, (ii) how many applications were received for each posting, (iii) how many interviews of applicants were conducted for each posting; (b) how many full-time equivalents (FTEs) work on the committee; (c) of the FTEs in (b), what are their corresponding pay scales; (d) how much was spent by the selection committee, broken down by (i) accommodation, (ii) travel, (iii) per diems, (iv) incidentals, (v) office renovation, (vi) office set-up; (e) how much has been budgeted for 2018; and (f) how much was spent on travel for candidate interviews? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1557.

Q-1558 — Mr. Lake (Edmonton—Wetaskiwin) — With regard to the Conference Secretariat, in 2017: (a) how many conferences were organized; (b) what is the cost breakdown of each conference that was organized; and (c) for each conference, (i) how many external contractors were commissioned, (ii) who are the contractors? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1558.

Q-1559 — Mr. Lake (Edmonton—Wetaskiwin) — With regard to fitness facilities, including gymnasiums, swimming pools, boxing rings, weight rooms, etc., installed or renovated in government buildings since November 4, 2015, what are the details of each, including (i) address, (ii) building name, (iii) description of facility, (iv) total cost of development or renovation of facility, (v) number of employees who have access to the facility? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1559.

Q-1560 — Mr. Ste-Marie (Joliette) — With regard to the Prime Minister’s trip to India in February 2018: (a) were the outfits for the Prime Minister, his family and members of the delegation paid for with taxpayers’ money; (b) if the answer to (a) is affirmative, how much did the outfits for the Prime Minister, his family and members of the delegation cost; (c) in which city and by which company were the outfits for the Prime Minister and his family made; (d) what was the total cost of the Prime Minister’s family’s trip to India; (e) who covered the cost in (d); (f) how many people were part of the Canadian delegation, broken down by department; (g) what was the total cost of the trip; and (h) what was the total cost of having Canadian chef Vikram Vij come and prepare a meal at the Canadian High Commission in India? — Sessional Paper No. 8555-421-1560.
Applications for Emergency Debate

Pursuant to Standing Order 52, Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) asked leave to move the adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

The Speaker decided that the matter was proper to be discussed and, pursuant to Standing Order 52(9), directed that it be considered later today, at the ordinary hour of daily adjournment.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), — That Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;

And of the amendment of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, since the Bill: (a) fails to address the cost of the government’s carbon tax to the average Canadian family; (b) neglects to implement, or to even mention, the government’s promise of a balanced budget; and (c) will continue on the path of adding debt at twice the rate foreshadowed by the Minister of Finance.”.

The debate continued.

Motions

By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, during the debate tonight pursuant to Standing Order 52, no quorum calls, dilatory motions or requests for unanimous consent shall be received by the Chair.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement), — That Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Finance;

And of the amendment of Mr. Poilievre (Carleton), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:
“the House decline to give second reading to Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, since the Bill: (a) fails to address the cost of the government’s carbon tax to the average Canadian family; (b) neglects to implement, or to even mention, the government’s promise of a balanced budget; and (c) will continue on the path of adding debt at twice the rate foreshadowed by the Minister of Finance.”.

The debate continued.

Deferred Recorded Divisions

Government Orders

Pursuant to Order made Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the House proceeded to the taking of the deferred recorded division on 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 question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following division:

(Division No. 647 -- Vote no 647)
YEAS: 185, NAYS: 78

YEAS -- POUR

Aldag
Alleslev
Amos
Anandasangaree
Arseneault
Arya
Aubin
Ayoub
Badawey
Bagnell
Bains
Baylis
Beech
Bittle
Blair
Blaney (North Island—Powell River)
Boissonnault
Bossio
Boulerice
Bratina
Breton
Brison
Brosseau
Caesar-Chavannes
Cannings
Caron
Carr
Casey (Charlottetown)
Chagger
Chen
Choquette
Cormier
Cullen
Cuzner
Dabrusin
Damoff
DeCourcey
Dhaliwal
Dhillon
Di Iorio
Donnelly
Drouin
Dubé
Dubourg
Duclos
Duncan (Etobicoke North)

Duncan (Edmonton Strathcona)
Dusseault
Dzerowicz
Easter
Ehsassi
El-Khoury
Erskine-Smith
Eyking
Eyolfson
Fergus
Fillmore
Finnigan
Fonseca
Fortier
Fragiskatos
Fraser (Central Nova)
Fuhr
Garneau
Garrison
Gerretsen
Goldsmith-Jones
Goodale
Graham
Grewal
Hajdu
Hardie
Harvey
Hébert
Hehr
Hogg
Holland
Housefather
Hughes
Hussen
Hutchings
Johns
Jones
Jordan
Jowhari
Julian
Kang
Khera
Lambropoulos
Lametti
Lapointe
Lauzon (Argenteuil—La Petite-Nation)

Laverdière
LeBlanc
Leslie
Levitt
Lightbound
Lockhart
Longfield
MacAulay (Cardigan)
MacGregor
MacKinnon (Gatineau)
Malcolmson
Maloney
Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia)
Mathyssen
May (Cambridge)
May (Saanich—Gulf Islands)
McCrimmon
McDonald
McGuinty
McKay
McKinnon (Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam)
McLeod (Northwest Territories)
Mendès
Mendicino
Mihychuk
Miller (Ville-Marie—Le Sud-Ouest—Île-des-Soeurs)
Monsef
Moore
Morneau
Morrissey
Murray
Nantel
Nassif
Nault
Ng
O'Connell
Oliphant
Oliver
O'Regan
Ouellette
Paradis
Peschisolido
Peterson
Petitpas Taylor
Picard
Poissant

Quach
Qualtrough
Ramsey
Rankin
Ratansi
Rioux
Robillard
Rodriguez
Rogers
Romanado
Rota
Ruimy
Rusnak
Sahota
Saini
Sajjan
Samson
Sangha
Sansoucy
Sarai
Scarpaleggia
Schulte
Serré
Sgro
Shanahan
Sheehan
Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon)
Sidhu (Brampton South)
Sikand
Sohi
Sorbara
Spengemann
Stetski
Tabbara
Tan
Tassi
Vandal
Vandenbeld
Vaughan
Virani
Weir
Whalen
Wilkinson
Wilson-Raybould
Wrzesnewskyj
Yip
Young

Total: -- 185

NAYS -- CONTRE

Aboultaif
Albas
Albrecht
Allison
Anderson
Barsalou-Duval
Benzen
Bergen
Bernier
Berthold
Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis)
Boucher
Boudrias
Brassard
Brown
Carrie
Chong
Clarke
Clement
Cooper

Deltell
Diotte
Doherty
Dreeshen
Eglinski
Falk (Battlefords—Lloydminster)
Fast
Fortin
Gallant
Généreux
Genuis
Gill
Gourde
Jeneroux
Kelly
Kent
Kusie
Lake
Lauzon (Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry)
Liepert

Lloyd
Lobb
MacKenzie
Marcil
McCauley (Edmonton West)
McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo)
Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound)
Motz
Nater
Nicholson
Nuttall
O'Toole
Paul-Hus
Plamondon
Poilievre
Reid
Saroya
Schmale
Shields
Shipley

Stanton
Strahl
Stubbs
Sweet
Thériault
Trost
Van Kesteren
Van Loan
Vecchio
Viersen
Wagantall
Warawa
Warkentin
Waugh
Webber
Wong
Yurdiga
Zimmer

Total: -- 78

PAIRED -- PAIRÉS

Nil--Aucun

Accordingly, Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

Emergency Debate

Pursuant to Standing Order 52(10), the House proceeded to the consideration of a motion to adjourn the House for the purpose of discussing an important matter requiring urgent consideration, namely, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), seconded by Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie), moved, — That this House do now adjourn.

Debate arose thereon.

At midnight, the Speaker declared the motion adopted.

Messages from the Senate

A message was received from the Senate as follows:

— ORDERED: That a message be sent to the House of Commons to acquaint that House that the Senate has passed Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts, with the following amendments:
1. Clause 14, pages 7 and 10:
(a) On page 7,
(i) add the following after line 18:
“(3.1) The factors that the Minister may consider to determine whether a proposed arrangement raises significant considerations with respect to the public interest under subsection (6) and, if applicable, to render a final decision regarding the arrangement under subsection 53.73(8), include the arrangement’s effects on
(a) competition;
(b) air carriers;
(c) air service;
(d) aviation safety;
(e) the environment; and
(f) passengers.”, and
(ii) add the following after line 24:
“(5.1) Within 10 days after the day on which he or she receives the notice with the information referred to in subsection (2), the Minister shall make public a summary of the proposed arrangement that does not include any confidential information. The Minister shall give interested persons at least 20 days to present observations, in writing, on the significant considerations with respect to the public interest that the proposed arrangement raises.”; and
(b) on page 10, replace line 9 with the following:
“53.77 (0.1) Every two years after the day on which an arrangement is authorized, the Minister shall review the arrangement to determine the concerns, if any, that it raises with respect to the public interest and competition.
(1) The Minister may, at any time after the sec-”.
2. Clause 15, page 13: Replace line 13 with the following:
“owned directly or indirectly by one or more non-Canadians authorized”.
3. Clause 17, page 13:
(a) Replace lines 28 to 33 with the following:
“67.3 The Agency may, to the extent that it considers it”; and
(b) replace line 35 with the following:
“of the same flight all or part of its de-”.
4. Clause 18, page 14:
(a) Replace lines 17 to 21 with the following:
“Agency receives a written complaint,”; and
(b) replace lines 23 and 24 with the following:
“to some or to all passengers of the same flight, all or part of the Agency’s decision”.
5. Clause 19, pages 15 and 16:
(a) On page 15,
(i) add the following after line 26:
“(d.1) respecting the carrier’s obligation to make the terms and conditions of carriage of the body of a deceased person or other human remains readily available to passengers in language that is simple, clear and concise;”,
(ii) replace line 31 with the following:
“tarmac delays over 90 minutes, including the obliga-”, and
(iii) add the following after line 38:
“(1.1) The Agency shall, after consulting with the Minister, make regulations in relation to flights within Canada, respecting the carrier’s obligation to provide services in both official languages.”; and
(b) on page 16, add the following after line 11:
“86.12 (1) Three years after the day on which this section comes into force, and every five years afterwards, the regulations made under section 86.11 shall be reviewed by any committee of the Senate, of the House of Commons or of both Houses designated or established for that purpose.
(2) The committee shall, as soon as possible after the review is completed, submit to Parliament a report on the review.”.
6. Clause 23, page 18: Replace lines 6 to 8 with the following:
“(1.01) The Agency may, of its own motion, conduct an investigation to determine whether a company is not fulfilling any of its service obligations.
(1.1) For the purpose of an investigation conducted under subsection (1) or (1.01), the Agency shall allow a company at least 20 days to file an answer and, in the case of an investigation conducted under subsection (1), at least 10 days for a complainant to file a reply.”.
7. Clause 29, pages 22 to 24:
(a) On page 22, replace line 32 with the following:
“the movement of the shipper’s traffic in the reasonable direction of the traffic and its destination;”;
(b) on page 23, replace line 24 with the following:
“in Canada and is in the reasonable direction of the shipper’s traffic and its destination;”; and
(c) on page 24, add the following after line 26:
“(5) For the purpose of paragraph 3(b), an interchange located in the metropolitan area of Montreal is deemed to be the nearest interchange and to be located outside the Quebec–Windsor corridor if
(a) the point of origin or destination of the movement of the shipper’s traffic is located in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia; and
(b) the shipper has access to the lines of only one class 1 rail carrier at the point of origin or destination.”.
8. Clause 46, page 37:
(a) Replace line 3 with the following:
“46 (1) Subsection 161(2) of the Act is amended by”; and
(b) add the following after line 7:
“(2) Subsection 161(2) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (d), by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (e) and by adding the following after paragraph (e):
(f) the request of the shipper, if any, for the Agency to determine the variable costs of the movement of goods to which the arbitration relates.
(2.1) The Agency shall, at the request of the shipper made in accordance with paragraph (2)(f), determine and provide to the parties, within 10 days after the day on which it refers the matter for arbitration under subsection 162(1), the variable costs of the movement of goods to which the arbitration relates.”.
9. New clause 59.1, page 42: Add the following after line 22:
“59.1 (1) Schedule II to the Act is amended by replacing “Bean (except soybean) derivatives (flour, protein, isolates, fibre)” with “Bean derivatives (flour, protein, isolates, fibre)”.
(2) Schedule II to the Act is amended by replacing “Beans (except soybeans), including faba beans, splits and screenings” with “Beans, including faba beans, splits and screenings”.”.
10. Clause 62, pages 44 and 47:
(a) On page 44,
(i) replace lines 10 to 14 with the following:
“for the purpose of determining the causes and contributing factors of”, and
(ii) delete lines 20 to 22; and
(b) on page 47, replace line 3 with the following:
“that information, its collection, its preservation, its destruction, its”.
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 the Speaker — Report of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal for the year 2017, pursuant to the Canadian Human Rights Act, R.S., 1985, c. H-6, sbs. 61(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-661-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights)
— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Tenth Report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, "Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: Clarifications are in Order" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-327), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-327.
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 12th Report of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, "Reaching Canadians with Effective Government Advertising" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-312), presented to the House on Monday, December 4, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-312.
— by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 36th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Report 1, Management of Fraud Risk, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-334), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-334.
— by Mr. Champagne (Minister of International Trade) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2018-2022 of Export Development Canada, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-851-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on International Trade)
— by Ms. Freeland (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Report of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission, together with the Auditors' Report, for the year ended December 31, 2017, pursuant to the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission Act, S.C. 1964-65, c. 19, s. 7. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-229-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the Tenth Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, "Protecting Canadians’ Privacy at the U.S. Border" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-330), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-330.
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 34th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Report 2, Custom Duties, from the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada – Part I" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-332), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-332.
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Agreement for RCMP policing services made between Canada and the Town of Westlock, Alberta, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-475-09. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) — Supplemental Agreement of the 2012 Canada-British Columbia Police Service Agreement, pursuant to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act, R.S. 1985, c. R-10, sbs. 20(5). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-475-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security)
— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 35th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Report 5, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-333), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-333.
— by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) — Report on the administration of student financial assistance programs for the loan year 2015-2016, pursuant to the Canada Student Financial Assistance Act, S.C. 1994, c. 28, sbs. 20(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-773-03. (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. 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. 8560-421-790-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)
— by Mrs. Lebouthillier (Minister of National Revenue) — Summary of the Corporate Business Plan for 2018-2019 to 2020-2021 of the Canada Revenue Agency, pursuant to the Canada Revenue Agency Act, S.C. 1999, c. 17, sbs. 49(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-839-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Public Services and Procurement) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 39th Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, "Special Examination Report - Defence Construction Canada, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-337), presented to the House on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-337.
— by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Response of the government, pursuant to Standing Order 109, to the 21st Report of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, "Lead in Drinking Water" (Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-319), presented to the House on Monday, December 11, 2017. — Sessional Paper No. 8512-421-319.
— by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2017-2018 to 2021-2022 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets for 2017-2018 to 2021-2022 of The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-871-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)
Adjournment

At midnight, the Speaker adjourned the House until later today at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).