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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 288

Monday, April 30, 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.

Mr. Harvey (Tobique—Mactaquac), seconded by Mr. Sidhu (Mission—Matsqui—Fraser Canyon), moved, — That the House recognize the importance that Visitability can have for Canadians of all ages and abilities, and particularly persons with a physical disability, aging individuals, seniors and their families, in Canada, by: (a) emphasizing the efforts of companies, contractors and builders who are already applying the principles of Visitability in their new constructions; (b) encouraging the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities to address the topic of Visitability in the accessibility legislation to be introduced in the House; and (c) inviting the federal government to address the subject of Visitability with its provincial and territorial partners in upcoming Federal, Provincial and Territorial discussions. (Private Members' Business M-157)

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 consideration at report stage of Bill C-48, An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia's north coast, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with an amendment.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76.1(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 and 2.

Group No. 1

Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), seconded by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-48 be amended by deleting Clause 4.

Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), seconded by Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-48 be amended by deleting Clause 25.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), the Speaker presented the report of the parliamentary delegation that travelled to the United Nations in New York, New York, from March 13 to 15, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-421-75-05.


Introduction of Government Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) for Ms. Gould (Minister of Democratic Institutions), seconded by Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities), Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.

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 Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments”.


Presenting Reports from Interparliamentary Delegations






Pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), Mr. McGuinty (Ottawa South) presented the report of the Canadian Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) respecting its participation at the Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Twelve Plus Group, held in Lisbon, Portugal, on March 4 and 5, 2018. — Sessional Paper No. 8565-421-60-15.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Ms. Finley (Haldimand—Norfolk), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02280);

— by Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga), one concerning minimum wage (No. 421-02281);

— by Mr. Saini (Kitchener Centre), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02282);

— by Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02283);

— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the electoral system (No. 421-02284) and one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 421-02285);

— by Mr. Paradis (Brome—Missisquoi), one concerning national parks (No. 421-02286);

— by Mr. Albrecht (Kitchener—Conestoga), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02287);

— by Mr. Angus (Timmins—James Bay), one concerning the Senate (No. 421-02288);

— by Mr. Tilson (Dufferin—Caledon), one concerning refugees (No. 421-02289);

— by Mr. Anderson (Cypress Hills—Grasslands), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02290);

— by Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02291);

— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02292);

— by Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam), one concerning the fishing industry (No. 421-02293) and one concerning species at risk (No. 421-02294).

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-48, An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia's north coast, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with an amendment;

And of the motions in Group No. 1 (Motions Nos. 1 and 2).

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

The question was put on Motion No. 1 and, pursuant to Standing Order 45, the recorded division, which also applies to Motion No. 2, was deferred until Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders.

Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:18 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

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

Accordingly, at 6:51 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).