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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 302

Monday, May 28, 2018

11:00 a.m.



Prayer
Private Members' Business

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

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Stetski (Kootenay—Columbia), seconded by Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford), — That Bill C-281, An Act to establish a National Local Food Day, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Standing Order 93(1), the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 30, 2018, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage of Bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments), as reported by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development with amendments.

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

Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie), seconded by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-47, in Clause 8, be amended by adding after line 12 on page 5 the following:

“(2) If, subsequent to the issuance of the permit, the Minister becomes aware of any information that could affect the determination made under subsection (1), he or she shall reconsider whether the risk that the export or the brokering of the goods or technology specified in the application for the permit would result in any of the negative consequences referred to in subsection 7.3(1) and, if applicable, amend, suspend or cancel the permit.”

Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-47 be amended by deleting Clause 11.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

At 12:45 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 1:15 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The House resumed consideration at report stage of Bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments), as reported by the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development with amendments;

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

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

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

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

Ways and Means

Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means Motion to introduce an Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting. (Ways and Means No. 24) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-24.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.

Daily Routine Of Business

Presenting Reports from Committees

Ms. Sgro (Humber River—Black Creek), from the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, presented the 23rd Report of the Committee, "Canada's Ocean War Graves". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-399.

Pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee requested that the government table a comprehensive response.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 94 and 103) was tabled.


Mr. Easter (Malpeque), from the Standing Committee on Finance, presented the 23rd Report of the Committee (Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, with amendments). — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-400.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 145 to 157) was tabled.


Mr. Bagnell (Yukon), from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented the 63rd 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 Environment and Sustainable Development:

Alexandre Boulerice for Linda Duncan

The Committee further recommends, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, that the name of the following Member be added to the list of associate members of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development:

Linda Duncan

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


Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), from the Standing Committee on the Status of Women, presented the 11th Report of the Committee, "Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Office of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-401.

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meeting No. 103) was tabled.


Motions

By unanimous consent, it was resolved, — That the 63rd Report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, presented earlier today, be concurred in.


Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill), seconded by Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), moved, — That the Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, presented on Thursday, March 23, 2017, be concurred in. (Concurrence in Committee Reports No. 23)

Debate arose thereon.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mr. Oliphant (Don Valley West), one concerning international development and aid (No. 421-02390) and one concerning the Building Code (No. 421-02391);
— by Ms. Malcolmson (Nanaimo—Ladysmith), one concerning the protection of the environment (No. 421-02392).
Government Orders

The Order was read for the consideration at report stage and second reading of Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments.

Pursuant to Standing Order 76(5), the Speaker selected and grouped for debate the following motions:

Group No. 1 — Motions Nos. 1 and 2.

Group No. 1

Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), moved Motion No. 1, — That Bill C-59 be amended by deleting the short title.

Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly), seconded by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), moved Motion No. 2, — That Bill C-59, in Clause 49.1, be amended:

(a) by replacing lines 13 to 15 on page 43 with the following:

“3 (1) The Governor in Council must issue written directions to all deputy heads prohibiting”

(b) by deleting line 25 on page 43 to line 2 on page 44.

Debate arose on the motions in Group No. 1.

Notices of Motions

Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the report stage and third reading stage of Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act.


Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the report stage and third reading stage of Bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments).


Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of the intention to move a motion at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3), for the purpose of allotting a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of the second reading stage of Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.


Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) gave notice of intention to move at the next sitting of the House, pursuant to Standing Order 57, that, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 22, the debate not be further adjourned.

Statement by the Speaker

The Speaker reserved his decision on the admissibility of the notice of closure on Government Business No. 22.

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration at report stage and second reading of Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments;

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

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

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Ms. Freeland (Minister of Foreign Affairs) — Copies of Regulations Amending the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on Libya (P.C. 2018-541), pursuant to the United Nations Act, R.S. 1985, c. U-2, sbs. 4(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-592-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

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

Accordingly, at 6:49 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).