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Thursday, June 14, 2018 (No. 315)


Orders of the Day

Government Orders

Business of Supply

December 4, 2015 — The President of the Treasury Board — Consideration of the Business of Supply.
Supply period ending June 23, 2018 — maximum of 8 allotted days, pursuant to Standing Order 81(10)(a).

Thursday, June 14, 2018 — 8th and final allotted day.
Opposition Motion
June 12, 2018 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That, given the government’s failure to provide a clear explanation of the costs of its carbon tax policy, and given that the people of Ontario have rejected the carbon tax, the House call on the government to table, by June 22, 2018, how much the proposed federal carbon tax of $50 per tonne will cost a median Canadian family.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 12, 2018
Voting — not later than 5:30 p.m., pursuant to Order made Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Opposition Motions
December 8, 2015 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, in the opinion of the House, in order to support jobs and economic security in the oil sector, and in light of the fact that the government has indicated that it will be enacting new approval processes for pipelines, the government should grandfather all pipeline proposals already in the environmental-approval process instead of requiring new applications under yet-to-be disclosed new processes.

December 8, 2015 — Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) — That the House: (a) acknowledge the government's neglect even to mention farmers, ranchers, and the Canadian agricultural sector in the recent Speech from the Throne; and (b) call upon the government to make agriculture a priority henceforth, and to use every mechanism available to resolve the issue of Country of Origin Labelling practices by the United States.

December 8, 2015 — Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) — That, given that minority groups in Iraq and Syria are facing rape, kidnapping, death, and sexual slavery at the hands of the self-styled Islamic State, this House: (a) condemn the violence and atrocities committed against religious minorities, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and those who do not subscribe to the laws of the self-styled Islamic State; (b) recognize that the self-styled Islamic State has committed genocide against persecuted religious minorities in the region such as Christians, Yezidis, and Shia Muslims, in Iraq and Syria; (c) acknowledge that many of the members of these groups cannot flee to refugee camps because they face persecution in those places; (d) reaffirm Canada’s support of religious freedom around the world; and (e) call upon the government to acknowledge that individuals from these groups are facing immediate death or bodily harm at the hands of the self-styled Islamic State, and should be prioritized as refugees to Canada as part of the government’s Syrian refugee plan.

January 29, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That the House (a) recognize that the government must take action to close the unacceptable gap in pay between men and women which contributes to income inequality and discriminates against women; (b) recognize pay equity as a right; (c) call on the government to implement the recommendations of the 2004 Pay Equity Task Force Report and restore the right to pay equity in the public service which was eliminated by the previous Conservative government in 2009; and (d) appoint a special committee with the mandate to conduct hearings on the matter of pay equity and to propose a plan to adopt a proactive federal pay equity regime, both legislative and otherwise, and (i) that this committee consist of 10 members which shall include six members from the Liberal Party, three members from the Conservative Party, and one member from the New Democratic Party, provided that the Chair is from the government party, (ii) that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the recognized opposition parties, (iii) that the committee have all of the powers of a standing committee as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, subject to the usual authorization from the House, (iv) that the members to serve on the said committee be appointed by the Whip of each party depositing with the Acting Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the committee no later than February 17, 2016, (v) that the quorum of the committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that at least one member of each recognized party be present, (vi) that membership substitutions be permitted from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2), (vii) that the committee report to the House no later than June 10, 2016.

January 29, 2016 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — That, in the opinion of the House, (a) no one should have to grow old in poverty, insecurity, or isolation; (b) all Canadians deserve a dignified retirement; (c) it is a national shame that 600,000 Canadian seniors currently live in poverty; (d) it is unacceptable that senior women are twice as likely to live in poverty as senior men; and (e) the government should honour its overdue promise to immediately increase the Guaranteed Income Supplement to help raise low-income seniors out of poverty.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should take immediate action in response to the growing affordable housing crisis and rampant income inequality which makes it harder for Canadians to afford rent or mortgage payments, by (a) preserving the financing of the social agreements that have not yet expired; (b) restoring the funding from expired long-term operating agreements to social housing programs; (c) funding, in Budget 2016, the immediate construction of new affordable housing, the renovation of existing social housing, and the expansion of rent supplements.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — Mr. MacGregor (Cowichan—Malahat—Langford) — That, in the opinion of the House, (a) retirement security is one of the most pressing economic and inequality issues facing Canadian families today; (b) the previous government let down Canadian seniors by raising the age of Old Age Security (OAS) from 65 to 67 without consultation and without stating their intention to do so in the previous election; (c) OAS and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) provide crucial support to Canada’s most vulnerable seniors; and (d) the government should immediately restore the age of eligibility for OAS and GIS to 65, reversing the legislative changes of the previous Conservative government that raised it to 67.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — January 29, 2016

February 2, 2016 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That the House (a) recognize the good work being done by Canada’s Office of Religious Freedom, in particular its work within the Department of Global Affairs to build the Department's capacity to address threats to religious freedom, and to directly promote peace, freedom, tolerance, and communal harmony; and, as a consequence, (b) call on the government to renew the current mandate of the Office, since the continuation of its vital work is needed now more than ever.

February 2, 2016 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — That, given this time of economic uncertainty, the House: (a) recognize the importance of internal trade which generates $366 billion in economic activity; (b) acknowledge that no Cabinet Minister has internal trade referenced in a mandate letter; (c) acknowledge that, through consultations at the Council of the Federation conference, Canadian Premiers have agreed to negotiate and conclude a new Agreement on Internal Trade by March 2016; and (d) express its hope that this timeline will be honoured in order to help grow the Canadian economy through increased internal trade and the further elimination of interprovincial trade barriers.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — February 2, 2016

February 2, 2016 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That the House: (a) thank the independent non-partisan officials from the Department of Finance for their hard work and evidence-based analysis; (b) acknowledge their most recent Fiscal Monitor which informed Members and Canadians that, for the period from April to November 2015 of the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the previous government posted a budgetary surplus of $1.0 billion; and (c) concur in its conclusions and express its confidence in the Deputy Minister and his team.

February 16, 2016 — Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) — That, given Canada and Israel share a long history of friendship as well as economic and diplomatic relations, the House reject the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which promotes the demonization and delegitimization of the State of Israel, and call upon the government to condemn any and all attempts by Canadian organizations, groups or individuals to promote the BDS movement, both here at home and abroad.

February 23, 2016 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That the House (a) recognize that the current first-past-the-post electoral system regularly results in one party forming a large majority government despite winning far less than a majority of the votes; (b) agree with the Prime Minister, who has regularly called for the 42nd general election to be the last under the current system; (c) acknowledge that for Canadians to have confidence in the process of reforming our electoral system, it is crucial for the political parties of all elected Members of Parliament to have a seat at the table, and that no one party should have the power to unilaterally overhaul the electoral system; and (d) appoint a special committee with the mandate to conduct hearings on replacing the current system with one that better reflects the democratic choices of Canadians, and (i) that this committee consist of 12 members which shall include five members from the government party, three members from the Official Opposition party, two members from the New Democratic Party, one member from the Bloc Québécois and one member from the Green Party, provided that the Chair is from the government party, (ii) that in addition to the Chair, there be one Vice-Chair from each of the recognized opposition parties, (iii) that the committee have all of the powers of a standing committee as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, subject to the usual authorization from the House, (iv) that the members to serve on the said committee be appointed by the Whip of each party depositing with the Acting Clerk of the House a list of his or her party’s members of the committee no later than three sitting days following the adoption of this motion, (v) that the quorum of the committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that at least one member of each recognized party be present, (vi) that membership substitutions be permitted from time to time, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2), (vii) that the committee report to the House no later than September 30, 2016.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That the House (a) acknowledge that mounting job losses combined with a lack of access to Employment Insurance (EI) contribute to growing income inequality and a situation where too many Canadians are struggling to make ends meet; and (b) call on the government to honour its campaign promises and Throne Speech commitment to strengthen the EI system “to make sure that it best serves both the Canadian economy and all Canadians who need it,” by taking immediate action to: (i) create a universal qualifying threshold of 360 hours for EI, regardless of the regional rate of unemployment, (ii) immediately repeal the harmful reforms of the previous government, including those that force unemployed workers to move away from their communities, take lower-paying jobs and those that eliminated the Extended EI Benefits Pilot program to help seasonal workers, (iii) protect the EI account to ensure that funds are only spent on benefits for Canadians, including training, and never again used to boost the government’s bottom line.

February 23, 2016 — Mr. Nantel (Longueuil—Saint-Hubert) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support the vital role played by CBC/Radio-Canada with respect to culture, the regions and Canadian identity; (b) recognize the harm caused by the $364 million in cuts made by the Liberal government in the 1990s and the $115 million in cuts made by the Conservative government in 2012; (c) reinvest $150 million per year as promised during the election campaign; (d) create an arm’s length commission to make appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors; and (e) impose a moratorium on transactions requiring the approval of the Governor in Council under section 48(2) of the Broadcasting Act, such as the sale of Maison de Radio-Canada in Montréal.

March 3, 2016 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — That the House: (a) acknowledge the contribution Bombardier makes to the Canadian economy and the aerospace industry; (b) recognize that there is a market solution already available that could support Bombardier; (c) acknowledge that Bombardier has designed the quietest and best aircraft in its class that is well suited to urban airports like the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport; (d) recognize that the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is a major economic driver for the Greater Toronto Area that supports both business and leisure travel; (e) recognize that the expansion of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport would allow airlines to purchase Bombardier aircraft; and (f) call on the government to reverse its decision on restricting the expansion of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

April 15, 2016 — Mr. McCauley (Edmonton West) — That, given that the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan are facing an economic downturn, due to the collapse in the energy sector, the House:

(a) recognize that all regions of Alberta and Saskatchewan are impacted by this economic downturn;

(b) understand the economic hardship that Albertans and Saskatchewanians are facing, particularly those who are unemployed due to this economic downturn; and

(c) call upon the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour to include the Edmonton Capital Region, Southern Saskatchewan, and the province of New Brunswick in the government’s proposed Employment Insurance (EI) extension program, in order to provide EI parity to those being affected by low economic growth in these regions.

Notice also received from:
Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — That the House: (a) agree that the sharing economy is a key driver of competition and innovation; (b) note that without federal leadership, excessive regulation can impede the growth of the sharing economy and, by extension, competition and innovation; (c) share the position of the Canadian Competition Bureau that the sharing economy lowers prices for consumers, provides them with greater convenience, and offers them with a wider array of choices; (d) concur with the Competition Bureau that competition should be the default and only be restricted in limited circumstances where it can be shown that regulation is needed to address a market failure while being sure the regulation is minimally restrictive on competition; (e) endorse the 2008 report of the Competition Policy Review Panel, Chapter 2, Creating Wealth: Competitiveness and Productivity, which stated that “competition is the strongest spur to innovation and value creation, leading to a higher standard of living for all Canadians” and recognize the role that the sharing economy has on fostering competition; and, therefore, (f) call on the government to enable and provide support for innovative sharing economy businesses in regulated sectors, including, but not limited to, working with the provinces to establish one common minimally restrictive framework Canada-wide.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — That the House urge the Minister of Justice to:

(a) follow her government’s own guidelines for Ministers and Ministers of State as described in Annex B of Open and Accountable Government 2015, that “Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries must ensure that political fundraising activities or considerations do not affect, or appear to affect, the exercise of their official duties or the access of individuals or organizations to government”; that “There should be no preferential access to government, or appearance of preferential access, accorded to individuals or organizations because they have made financial contributions to politicians and political parties”; and that “There should be no singling out, or appearance of singling out, of individuals or organizations as targets of political fundraising because they have official dealings with Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries, or their staff or departments”;

(b) apologize for the fundraising event on behalf of the Liberal Party with one of the top law firms in Canada; and

(c) return all funds collected from the event, as was done in 2014 for the event involving the former Minister of Canadian Heritage.


April 19, 2016 — Mr. Johns (Courtenay—Alberni) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) the government should keep their promise to support small businesses, Canada’s top job creators, by maintaining legislated reductions in the small businesses tax rate that will reduce the rate to 9 percent; and (b) in order to make this reduction revenue neutral, the government should increase the corporate tax rate by .167 percentage point for each of the next three years.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 — Mr. Dusseault (Sherbrooke) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should launch an independent investigation into the Canada Revenue Agency’s handling of the amnesty deals for multimillionaire clients of KPMG who had hidden money in offshore tax havens.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That, since the government is signing trade agreements that are undermining supply management and that will have a negative impact on the Canadian dairy industry, the House: (a) recognize the magnitude of the economic losses to Canadian dairy producers from the importation of diafiltered milk from the United States, which totalled $220 million in 2015; (b) recognize that each day of government inaction contributes to the disappearance of a steadily increasing number of family farms across the country; (c) recognize that the entire industry is standing together to call for the problem to be resolved immediately; and (d) call upon the government to keep its election promises and honour the commitments made since the start of its mandate by immediately enforcing the compositional standards for cheese for all Canadian processors.

April 19, 2016 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) strengthen the principles stated in the document entitled Open and Accountable Government by strengthening fundraising rules, and enshrining the Code of Conduct into law under the Conflict of Interest Act; and (b) bring forward amendments to extend the Act to cover all Ministerial staff, give the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner the ability to administer financial penalties for breaches of the Act, and reduce partisanship in public appointments by prohibiting appointees from making political donations or otherwise publically supporting a political party.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That in the opinion of the House: (a) the KPMG tax scandal and the release of the so-called Panama Papers illustrate the urgent need for those caught using offshore tax havens primarily for tax evasion purposes and for those who facilitate tax evasion or dubious international tax avoidance schemes to be subject to strong penalties and, where applicable, criminal charges; and (b) that those involved in facilitating or undertaking such regimes should not be permitted to receive amnesty deals without facing such penalties.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — April 19, 2016

May 5, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That the House agree that ISIS is responsible for: (a) crimes against humanity aimed at groups such as Christians, Yezidis, and Shia Muslims, as well as other religious and ethnic minorities in Syria and Iraq; (b) utilizing rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war and enslaving women and girls; and (c) targeting gays and lesbians who have been tortured and murdered; and, as a consequence, that the House strongly condemn these atrocities and declare that these crimes constitute genocide.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Clement (Parry Sound—Muskoka) — May 5, 2016

May 10, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, given that it is a core responsibility of the government to help get our natural resources to market, the House: (a) recognize the importance of the energy sector to the Canadian economy and support its development in an environmentally sustainable way; (b) recognize that oil shipped through federally regulated pipelines reaches its destination without incident; (c) acknowledge the support for pipelines expressed by the governments of Alberta, New Brunswick, and Saskatchewan; (d) recognize the support for pipelines from private-sector business leaders; (e) recognize that the construction of a national pipeline would create thousands of jobs in areas afflicted with high unemployment due to low commodity prices and low investment; (f) acknowledge that global fossil fuel use is expected to increase until at least 2040; and (g) express its support for the construction of pipelines that are built in an environmentally sustainable and responsible way and according to all federal regulations.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) it is in the public interest to protect the freedom of conscience of a medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, pharmacist or any other health care professional who objects to take part, directly or indirectly, in the provision of medical assistance in dying; (b) everyone has freedom of conscience and religion under section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; (c) a regime that would require a medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, pharmacist or any other health care professional to make use of effective referral of patients could infringe on the freedom of conscience of those medical practitioners, nurse practitioners, pharmacists or any other health care professional; and (d) the government should support legislation to protect the freedom of conscience of a medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, pharmacist or any other health care professional.

May 10, 2016 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That, in the opinion of the House, given the importance of trade to Canadian jobs and long-term growth, as well as the government’s commitment to strengthen ties within North America and the Asia-Pacific region: (a) growing protectionism threatens the global economy; (b) the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best opportunity to strengthen the multilateral trading system and develop rules that protect Canada’s economic interests; (c) the government should send a strong signal to Canadian businesses and its closest allies that it supports international commerce; (d) Canada’s position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership should not depend on political developments in the United States; (e) the government should stop prolonging consultations on this important agreement; and (f) the government should declare Canada’s final position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership in time for the North American Leaders’ Summit in Ottawa on June 29, 2016.

May 17, 2016 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That Standing Order 78 be amended by adding the following:

"(4) No motion, pursuant to any paragraph of this Standing Order, may be used to allocate a specified number of days or hours for the consideration and disposal of any bill that seeks to amend the Canada Elections Act or the Parliament of Canada Act.";

and that Standing Order 57 be amended by adding the following:

", provided that the resolution or resolutions, clause or clauses, section or sections, preamble or preambles, title or titles, being considered do not pertain to any bill that seeks to amend the Canada Elections Act or the Parliament of Canada Act.".

Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — May 17, 2016
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — May 3, 2018

May 17, 2016 — Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — That the House (a) take note of serious criticisms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, including from leading Canadian academics, civil society groups, innovators, and industry sectors such as agricultural and manufacturing; (b) express concern that the government has not produced any economic impact study of the deal; and (c) call on the government to reject the deal as signed.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That a Special Committee on electoral reform be appointed to identify and conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems to replace the first-past-the-post system, as well as to examine mandatory voting and online voting;

that the Committee be directed to issue an invitation to each Member of Parliament to conduct a town hall in their respective constituencies and provide the Committee with a written report of the input from their constituents to be filed with the Clerk of the Committee no later than November 1, 2016;

that the Committee be directed to take into account the applicable constitutional, legal and implementation parameters in the development of its recommendations; accordingly, the Committee should seek out expert testimony on these matters;

that the Committee be directed to consult broadly with relevant experts and organizations, take into consideration consultations that have been undertaken on the issue, examine relevant research studies and literature, and review models being used or developed in other jurisdictions;

that the Committee be directed to develop its consultation agenda, working methods, and recommendations on electoral reform with the goal of strengthening the inclusion of all Canadians in our diverse society, including women, Indigenous Peoples, youth, seniors, Canadians with disabilities, new Canadians, and residents of rural and remote communities;

that the Committee be directed to conduct a national engagement process that includes a comprehensive and inclusive consultation with Canadians, including through written submissions and online engagement tools;

that the Committee be composed of twelve (12) members of which five (5) shall be government members, three (3) shall be from the Official Opposition, two (2) shall be from the New Democratic Party, one (1) member shall be from the Bloc Québécois, and the Member for Saanich—Gulf Islands;

that changes in the membership of the Committee be effective immediately after notification by the Whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;

that membership substitutions be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2);

that, with the exception of the Member for Saanich—Gulf Islands, all other members shall be named by their respective Whip by depositing with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the Committee no later than ten (10) sitting days following the adoption of this motion;

that the Committee be chaired by a member of the government party; that, in addition to the Chair, there be one (1) Vice-Chair from the Official Opposition and one (1) Vice-Chair from the New Democratic Party, and that, notwithstanding Standing Order 106(3), all candidates for the position of Chair or Vice-Chair from the Official Opposition shall be elected by secret ballot, and that each candidate be permitted to address the Committee for not more than three (3) minutes;

that the quorum of the Committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that at least four (4) members are present and provided that one (1) member from the government party and one (1) member from an opposition party are present;

that the Committee be granted all of the powers of a standing committee, as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, inside and outside of Canada;

that the Committee have the power to authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings; and

that the Committee present its final report no later than December 1, 2016.


June 10, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That the House: (a) recognize that (i) the Prime Minister made the promise to conduct an open and transparent competition to replace Canada’s fleet of CF-18s, (ii) the acquisition and life-cycle costs to replace the CF-18s provide the best value to the taxpayers of Canada, (iii) the Royal Canadian Air Force confirmed that Canada currently does not experience a capability gap, (iv) the Canadian aerospace workers will be negatively impacted by a sole source contract, (v) a decision to sole source this contract could lead to substantial legal and compensation fees paid by the government; and therefore (b) call on the government to hold an open and transparent competition to replace Canada’s fleet of CF-18s.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016 — Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should allow infrastructure funding to flow quickly to municipalities for the 2016 construction season by: (a) ensuring fairness in the distribution of funding through the current Federal Gas Tax Fund distribution formulas; (b) doubling the Federal Gas Tax funding from $2 billion to $4 billion; and (c) giving municipalities the freedom to apply the funding to projects that would qualify under the same guidelines that currently exist for the Federal Gas Tax Fund.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016 — Mr. Reid (Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston) — That the House: (a) recognize that it is a constitutional right for Canadians to trade with Canadians; (b) re-affirm that the Fathers of Confederation expressed this constitutional right in Section 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867 which reads: "All Articles of the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture of any one of the Provinces shall, from and after the Union, be admitted free into each of the other Provinces”; (c) recognize that the recent Comeau decision in New Brunswick creates a unique opportunity to seek constitutional clarity on Section 121 from the Supreme Court of Canada; and that therefore, the House call on the government to refer the Comeau decision and its evidence to the Supreme Court for constitutional clarification of Section 121.

June 10, 2016 — Ms. Quach (Salaberry—Suroît) — That the House: (a) recognize the contradiction of continuing to give Canadian criminal records for simple possession of marijuana after the government has stated that it should not be a crime; (b) recognize that this situation is unacceptable to Canadians, municipalities and law enforcement agencies; (c) recognize that a growing number of voices, including that of a former Liberal prime minister, are calling for decriminalization to address this gap; and (d) call upon the government to immediately decriminalize the simple possession of marijuana for personal use.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That the House: (a) recall its unanimous vote of May 12, 2015, on the covenant of moral, social, legal, and fiduciary obligation, between the Canadian people and the government to provide equitable financial compensation and support services to past and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have been injured, disabled or have died as a result of military service, and to their dependents; (b) restate its opinion that the government is obliged to fulfill those responsibilities; and (c) call on the government to immediately cease ongoing legal actions against Canadian veterans seeking fair compensation for injuries resulting from their military service.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) and Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 25, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) — That, given the United Nations declaration of genocide against the Yazidi people by ISIS, and the dire humanitarian crisis facing the Yazidi people, the House: (a) support recommendations found in sections 210, 212, and 213 of the June 15, 2016, report issued by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria entitled, "They came to destroy: ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis"; and (b) call on the government to regularly report back to the House on progress related to the implementation of these recommendations.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada and, in particular, when replacing the retiring Justice Thomas Cromwell, who is Atlantic Canada’s representative on the Supreme Court.

September 27, 2016 — Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — That: (a) the House recognize that (i) Canadian arms exports have nearly doubled over the past decade, and that Canada is now the second-largest exporter of arms to the Middle East, (ii) Canadians expect a high standard from their government when it comes to protecting human rights abroad, (iii) Canadians are concerned by arms sales to countries with a record of human rights abuses, including Saudi Arabia, Libya, and Sudan, (iv) there is a need for Canadians, through Parliament, to oversee current and future arms sales; (b) Standing Order 104(2) be amended by adding after clause (b) the following: “(c) Arms Exports Review”; (c) Standing Order 108(3) be amended by adding the following: “(i) Arms Exports Review shall include, among other matters, the review of and report on (i) Canada’s arms export permits regime, (ii) proposed international arms sales, (iii) annual government reports regarding arms sales, (iv) the use of these weapons abroad, (v) all matters and broader trends regarding Canada’s current and future arms exports.”; (d) the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs prepare and report to the House within five sitting days of the adoption of this Order a list of Members to compose the new standing committee created by this Order; and (e) that the Clerk be authorized to make any required editorial and consequential amendments to the Standing Orders.

September 27, 2016 — Ms. Laverdière (Laurier—Sainte-Marie) — That, in the opinion of the House, Canada must stand up for human rights both at home and abroad, and therefore the government should cease any negotiations or discussions regarding an extradition treaty with China.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Julian (New Westminster—Burnaby) — September 27, 2016

October 13, 2016 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — That, recognizing that the Prime Minister and the Minister of International Trade promised 400,000 Canadian forestry workers a framework agreement on softwood lumber exports with the Obama Administration by mid-June, 2016, recognizing the government’s failure to meet that deadline and their subsequent failure to negotiate a final agreement before the expiry of the last trade agreement on October 12, 2016, and given that many high-quality, well-paying jobs in the forestry sector are now at risk due to the government’s lack of action, the House call upon the government to stop delaying and take all necessary steps to prevent a trade war that will threaten the livelihood of Canadian workers and communities.

October 18, 2016 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — That, given the actions of the Russian Federation in, among other things, (i) aggravating and prolonging the war in Syria, (ii) unilaterally annexing Crimea, (iii) persecuting religious minorities and others within its own borders, (iv) refusing to abide by the terms of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the House reject further 'normalization' of Canada's relationship with the Russian Federation, and in particular the notion of Russia’s participation in any formal way with the Arctic Council.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — That the House: (a) acknowledge the importance of the government consulting with Canadians before taking actions that will affect their communities; (b) agree that the current version of the Respect for Communities Act plays an essential role in ensuring that local communities have their say whenever the government is considering the approval of supervised consumption sites; (c) agree that supervised consumption sites should not be approved without broad consultations with local communities, law enforcement agencies, and municipal governments; and (d) re-affirm that, as per the Prime Minister’s mandate letter to the Minister of Health, the current government’s work will be informed by “feedback from Canadians”.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That, given that there have been significant operational changes and new risks associated with Operation IMPACT since the House last considered Canada's contribution to the effort to combat ISIS on March 8, 2016, and given the lack of detail provided by the government regarding its commitment of 600 Canadian Armed Forces members to the United Nations, the House call on the government to hold a debate and a vote on this and any other new and changed deployment that puts Canadian troops in harm’s way.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House (a) recognize that ISIS is committing genocide against the Yazidi people; (b) acknowledge that many Yazidi women and girls are still being held captive by ISIS as sexual slaves; (c) recognize that the government has neglected to provide this House with an appropriate plan and the corresponding action required to respond to this humanitarian crisis; (d) support recommendations found in the June 15, 2016, report issued by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Syria entitled, "They came to destroy: ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis"; and (e) call on the government to (i) take immediate action upon all the recommendations found in sections 210, 212, and 213 of the said report, (ii) use its full authority to provide asylum to Yazidi women and girls within 30 days.

October 25, 2016 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner should be given new powers to oversee the Open and Accountable Government directive to Ministers in order to ensure that there is no preferential access to government, or appearance of preferential access, accorded to individuals or organizations because they have made financial contributions to politicians or political parties.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 — Mr. Donnelly (Port Moody—Coquitlam) — That the House recognize the inadequacy of marine spill response capacity demonstrated by the ongoing spill near Bella Bella, and call on the government to immediately act on its promise to protect British Columbia’s North Coast by implementing a legislated, permanent ban on oil tanker traffic in the Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 25, 2016

October 25, 2016 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That the House call on the government to comply with the historic ruling of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ordering the end of discrimination against First Nations children, including by:

(a) immediately investing an additional $155 million in new funding for the delivery of child welfare that has been identified as the shortfall this year alone, and establishing a funding plan for future years that will end the systemic shortfalls in First Nations child welfare;

(b) implementing the full definition of Jordan's Principle as outlined in a resolution passed by the House on December 12, 2007;

(c) fully complying with all orders made by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and committing to stop fighting Indigenous families in court who are seeking access to services covered by the federal government; and

(d) making public all pertinent documents related to the overhaul of child welfare and the implementation of Jordan's Principle.


November 1, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner should be granted the authority to oversee and enforce the directives to Ministers listed in Open and Accountable Government in order to end the current practice of “cash-for-access” by ensuring there is no preferential access to government, or appearance of preferential access, accorded to individuals or organizations because they have made financial contributions to politicians or political parties.

November 1, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House: (a) recognize that the current compensation outcome under the 2015 Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program is not working for certain victims, as many paper records have been lost or destroyed over time and many witnesses have died or cannot remember prescription details; and (b) call on the Minister of Health to exercise compassion and use her discretionary authority to ensure that these thalidomide claimants receive the proper compensation under the Program.

November 1, 2016 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — That, since the closure of the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Case Processing Centre in Vegreville, Alberta, would lead to job losses, economic hardship, and have an overall devastating impact on the Town of Vegreville and surrounding communities, the government should immediately reverse its decision, made without consultation, to close and move the Centre from a rural constituency to an urban constituency currently held by the government.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — November 1, 2016

November 1, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, given effective political representation of the various regions of Canada requires an intimate understanding of those regions, and since there are already Ministers from all the provinces who ought to be able to manage regional development agencies and speak on behalf of their constituents, the House call on the Prime Minister to reverse his decision to centralize regional representation and development into the hands of a Toronto area Minister and use his current Ministry to give the regions the respect they deserve.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) — November 1, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — That, given the government’s naïve approach to foreign policy, including: (a) initially refusing to acknowledge that Yazidis, Assyrians, Christians, and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria are the victims of genocide at the hands of the Islamic State; (b) inexplicably delaying any effort to re-settle at-risk Yazidi women and girls who have been subject to rape and sexual slavery in Iraq and Syria; (c) withdrawing Canada’s CF-18 fighter jets from the battle against the Islamic State; (d) committing $25 million in funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, a known supporter of the listed terrorist group Hamas; (e) lifting sanctions and normalizing relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, a Canadian-listed state sponsor of terror who has repeatedly stated its ultimate goal is the destruction of Canada’s ally, Israel; (f) abandoning its election pledge to the family of Sergei Magnitsky, who died while imprisoned by the Russian government, to crack down on corrupt human rights violators by refusing to support Bill C-267, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law); (g) entering into negotiations on an extradition treaty with the Government of China while denying it had done so; (h) sending Canadian officials to secretly meet with their Russian counterparts in an effort to normalize relations with Vladimir Putin, despite his ongoing military aggression in Eastern Europe and illegal occupation of sovereign Ukrainian territory; and (i) describing Fidel Castro as a “remarkable leader” and an “iconic figure” despite the thousands of people he murdered, imprisoned, impoverished, and enslaved during the course of his nearly 50 year rule of Cuba, the House condemn the ineffective leadership of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs on the world stage.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — That, given that it is a core responsibility of the government to help get our natural resources to market, and to foster the conditions to create thousands of private-sector jobs in areas of high unemployment, the House support the approval and construction of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — That, given (a) there is a jobs crisis in this country; (b) the design and construction of pipelines creates thousands of jobs; (c) the operation and maintenance of pipelines leads to tens of thousands of jobs in all different parts of our economy; (d) the tax revenue generated by pipeline companies and the energy industry contributes billions of dollars to our hospitals, schools, infrastructure projects, and social programs; (e) pipelines are the safest way to transport oil and gas; (f) the National Energy Board is the best way to independently evaluate pipeline proposals using a scientific and evidence-based process; (g) it is exceptionally difficult to get a pipeline built in North America and it requires executive leadership from the Prime Minister and Cabinet to push a project forward; and (h) approving and supporting pipeline projects are the best way to address the jobs crisis in this country; the House call on the government to ensure construction of the Keystone XL, Line Three, Kinder Morgan, and Northern Gateway pipeline projects and stand with the workers who are depending on these projects being completed.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, in light of the regrettable comments made by the Prime Minister on behalf of Canadians on the death of Fidel Castro, and in an effort to send a clear signal to Cuban people and the international community that his comments do not reflect the true sentiments of Canadians, the House: (a) reject the comments made by the Prime Minister on November 26, 2016; (b) recognize the past atrocities and repression borne by the Cuban people under the rule of Fidel Castro, including his long and oppressive regime of imprisoning critics and reported beatings during arrest, restrictions on freedom of expression, association and assembly, and the suffering and restrictions placed on the press, minorities, and the democratic process, including the LGBT community; and (c) express its hope and full support for the people of Cuba, that they may now begin to see freedom and a commitment to democracy, human rights, and the rule of law, in order to ensure a brighter and better future for the Cuban people now and for generations to come.

January 31, 2017 — Mr. Carrie (Oshawa) — That, given the escalating crisis across Canada from the illicit use of opioids such as fentanyl and carfentanil, the House call on the government to declare the opioid overdose crisis a national public health emergency and immediately undertake the following actions: (a) enhance border security measures to stop the flow of fentanyl and carfentanil into Canada; (b) undertake a national fentanyl and carfentanil education awareness campaign; (c) support detox and treatment facilities and mental health in our communities and provinces; and (d) create a national strategy for tracking opioid overdoses.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — That, in the opinion of the House, given the Prime Minister has placed the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner in a direct conflict by only appointing her on an interim basis for a term of six months, an independent third party, other than the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, should undertake the investigation of the Prime Minister in relation to “cash-for-access” events and his use of a private commercial airliner, in an apparent contravention of Sections 11 and 12 of the Conflict of Interest Act, for his trip to a private island.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, given the average middle class Canadian is already overburdened with taxes, the House call on the government to abandon any plans it may have to in any way tax health and dental care plans.

February 7, 2017 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government misled Canadians on its platform and Throne Speech commitment “that 2015 will be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system”, and that the House call on the government to apologize to Canadians for breaking its promise.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — February 7, 2017

February 7, 2017 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — That the House (a) condemn the Executive Order signed by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, which bans the entry of people from seven Muslim-majority countries and bars refugees; (b) affirm its belief that diversity is our strength and that immigration policy should not discriminate against anyone based on their race, religion, or national origin; and (c) call on the government to take concrete measures to help those affected by the Executive Order.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — February 7, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That the House call on the government to show support and appreciation for the brave men and women serving in the Canadian Armed Forces by reversing its decision to take away from the soldiers fighting against ISIS the tax benefit which provides them with $1,500 to $1,800 per month for the hardship and risk associated with their deployment.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 — Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls) — That, during the work of reforming the criminal justice system ''so that it better serves Canadians” announced by the Minister of Justice on December 22, 2016, the House call on the Minister, in light of the recent release and absolute discharge of Vincent Li with no conditions or monitoring, to start serving Canadians better by placing the rights of victims ahead of those of offenders.

February 21, 2017 — Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls) — That the House call on the government to: (a) commit to ensuring consecutive sentences can be imposed for those who commit the most heinous crimes, including murder; (b) keep the Protecting Canadians by Ending Sentence Discounts for Multiple Murders Act as part of the Criminal Code; and (c) ensure the provisions of consecutive sentencing are brought into force for the crime of human trafficking.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — February 21, 2017

March 2, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, given the government loses tens of billions of dollars annually to tax loopholes, deductions, and exemptions that mostly benefit the wealthy and estimates suggest that tax evasion through the use of offshore tax havens costs the government more than $7 billion dollars annually, the House call on the government to: (a) address tax measures that primarily benefit the wealthy, including keeping its promise to cap the stock option deduction loophole; and (b) take aggressive action to tackle tax havens including (i) tightening rules for shell companies, (ii) renegotiating tax treaties that let companies repatriate profits from tax havens to Canada tax-free, (iii) ending penalty-free amnesty deals for individuals suspected of tax evasion.

March 2, 2017 — Ms. Kwan (Vancouver East) — That the House (a) affirm its belief that diversity is our strength and that immigration policy should not discriminate against anyone based on their race, religion, or national origin; (b) assert that the United States of America has ceased to be a safe country for refugees as it no longer offers a high degree of protection to asylum seekers; and (c) call on the government to take concrete measures to work with the provinces in order to support communities affected by the surge of asylum seekers.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 — Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize that: (a) Canada and the United States have among the highest levels of cross-border trade and travel in the world; (b) preclearance operations strengthen Canada’s economic competitiveness by expediting the flow of legitimate travel to and trade with the United States; and (c) Bill C-23, Preclearance Act, 2016, goes well beyond simply expanding the number of preclearance areas and will be implemented to the detriment of human rights, the privacy of Canadians and the sovereignty of Canadian laws, given that it (i) neglects to take into account the climate of uncertainty at the border following the discriminatory policies and executive orders of the Trump Administration, (ii) does not address Canadians’ concerns about being interrogated, detained, and turned back at the border based on race, religion, travel history or birthplace as a result of policies that may contravene the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, (iii) does nothing to ensure that Canadians’ right to privacy will be protected during searches of their online presence and electronic devices, (iv) violates Canadian sovereignty by increasing the powers of American preclearance officers on Canadian soil with respect to the carrying of firearms and by not properly defining a criminal liability framework.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — March 2, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — That the House support the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner in her investigation of the Prime Minister’s activities, as well as the Prime Minister’s election commitment that “the Prime Minister represents all Canadians and should be directly accountable to them”, and that therefore the House call upon the Prime Minister to answer all questions put to him by those elected by Canadians to represent them in the House of Commons regarding his activities, which are being investigated by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House call on the government to show support and appreciation for the brave men and women serving in the Canadian Armed Forces by reversing its decision to take away from the soldiers fighting against ISIS the tax benefit which provides them with $1,500 to $1,800 per month for the hardship and risk associated with their deployment, and to retroactively provide the payment to members stationed at Camp Arifjan whose tax relief was cancelled as of September 1, 2016.

March 16, 2017 — Mr. Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) — That, given the failure of the government to achieve the economic and employment objectives presented in Budget 2016, and given the growing protectionist and competitive threat from the United States, the House call on the government to ensure that Budget 2017 includes: (a) no further tax hikes on Canadian families, businesses, seniors or students; (b) immediate measures to encourage companies to hire young Canadians and address the youth unemployment crisis; (c) a credible plan to return to a balanced budget by 2019 as promised to Canadians; and (d) no plan to sell Canadian airports that involves (i) using the revenues to finance the Canada Infrastructure Bank, (ii) selling them to investors or enterprises that are under the political influence of foreign governments, (iii) higher user fees for Canadian taxpayers and travellers.

May 2, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House has lost confidence in the Minister of National Defence's ability to carry out his responsibilities on behalf of the government since, on multiple occasions, the Minister misrepresented his military service and provided misleading information to the House.

May 5, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, in the opinion of the House, the Prime Minister should abandon his undemocratic and un-Canadian plan to only show up for Question Period for less than one hour once a week.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) — May 5, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — That, given that Canada has a responsibility to stand up against human rights violations, even if they are committed by military allies or trading partners, and given that Saudi Arabia has one of the world's worst records on supporting women's rights, including supporting a state run system of gender segregation, the House call on the government to publicly: (a) express to the United Nations Canada's disapproval of its decision to elect Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women; and (b) call upon the United Nations to encourage Saudi Arabia to end its state sponsored system of gender segregation or resign its seat on the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 5, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, given that: (a) Autism Spectrum Disorder (“autism”) is widely considered the fastest growing neurological disorder in Canada, impacting an estimated 1 in 68 children; (b) it is a lifelong diagnosis that manifests itself in a wide-range of symptoms, including difficulty communicating, social impairments, and restricted and repetitive behaviour; (c) individuals with autism and their families face unique challenges over their lifespan, often leading to families in crisis situations; and (d) Autism Spectrum Disorder is not just a health issue — it has overarching implications for Canadian society as a whole; accordingly, the House call on the government to grant the $19 million over 5 years requested by the Canadian Autism Partnership working group, Self-Advocates advisory group, and the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance, in order to establish a Canadian Autism Partnership that would support families and address key issues such as information sharing and research, early detection, diagnosis and treatment.

May 5, 2017 — Mr. Doherty (Cariboo—Prince George) — That, recognizing that the Prime Minister and the Minister of International Trade promised 1,000,000 Canadians dependent on the forestry industry a framework agreement on softwood lumber exports with the Obama Administration by mid-June, 2016, recognizing the government’s failure to meet that deadline and their subsequent failure to negotiate a final agreement before the expiry of the last trade agreement on October 12, 2016, and given that many high-quality, well-paying jobs in the forestry sector, including remanufacturers, are now at risk due retroactive duties and tariffs on softwood lumber exports as a result of the government’s lack of action, the House call upon the government to stop delaying and provide a plan of action to Canadian workers and communities.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 5, 2017

May 9, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: "The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the Whole, after having called the attention of the House, or of the Committee, to the conduct of a Member who persists in irrelevance, or repetition, including during responses to oral questions, may direct the Member to discontinue his or her intervention, and if then the Member still continues to speak, the Speaker shall name the Member or, if in Committee of the Whole, the Chair shall report the Member to the House.".
Notice also received from:
Mr. Dubé (Beloeil—Chambly) — May 9, 2017
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — May 3, 2018

May 9, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, in the opinion of the House: (a) public infrastructure should serve the interests of Canadians, not work to make private investors rich; (b) during the election, the Liberals did not reveal to voters their plans to privatize investment in public infrastructure; (c) infrastructure built by private investors will cost more than public infrastructure; (d) it is a conflict of interest to allow private corporations, who will be the largest beneficiaries of the Canada Infrastructure Bank, to participate in the planning and development of the Bank; (e) the Bank will leave taxpayers with an unacceptable burden of fees, tolls, and privatization that will only make private investors wealthy, to the detriment of the public interest; and (f) the clauses concerning the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s creation should be removed from Bill C-44, Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, so they can be studied as a stand-alone bill.

May 9, 2017 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — That, given that there is currently a housing crisis in most major Canadian cities and that the government promised to introduce a pan-Canadian housing strategy and long-term funding to address it, but that 90% of the funding announced in the 2017-18 Budget will not be available until after the 2019 election, the House call on the government to: (a) recognize the right to housing in its housing strategy; and (b) take the necessary measures to achieve the full realization of this right by (i) immediately making the announced funding available for immediate needs, (ii) expanding funding for the “Homelessness Partnering Strategy”, (iii) building new social and community housing units, (iv) introducing a targeted strategy to address housing needs in Indigenous communities, (v) taking concrete measures to counter real estate speculation.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — May 9, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Mr. Calkins (Red Deer—Lacombe) — That, in the opinion of the House, in order to ensure a credible nomination process in the appointment of a new Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, and to address any real or perceived conflict of interest for the Prime Minister, the Prime Minister should appoint an independent individual who does not serve at his pleasure to be responsible for the nomination of the next Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, rather than a Cabinet Minister or any other individual who is accountable to him or his office in any way.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 16, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That the House agree that the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project: (a) has social license to proceed; (b) is critical to the Canadian economy and the creation of thousands of jobs; (c) is safe and environmentally sound, as recognized and accepted by the National Energy Board; (d) is under federal jurisdiction with respect to approval and regulation; and (e) should be constructed with the continued support of the federal government, as demonstrated by the Prime Minister personally announcing the approval of the project.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — That the House: (a) recognize that small businesses are an integral part of the Canadian economy; (b) acknowledge that small businesses like campgrounds, storage facilities, and other small operations are being unfairly targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for being “too small” to be a small business; (c) recognize that many other small businesses may become affected by these unfair rules in the future including golf courses, marinas, bed and breakfasts, and other small operations; (d) support Recommendation 31 from the 11th Report of the Standing Committee on Finance presented to the House in December 2016 entitled "Creating the Conditions for Economic Growth: Tools for People, Businesses and Communities", which states ''That the Government of Canada recognize the income earned by campgrounds and storage facilities as 'active business income' for the purpose of determining eligibility for the small business deduction''; and (e) call on the government to take immediate action to recognize the income earned by campgrounds, storage facilities, and other small operations as “active business income” for the purpose of determining eligibility for the small business deduction.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Mrs. Boucher (Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d'Orléans—Charlevoix) — That, in the opinion of the House, Madeleine Meilleur’s appointment as Commissioner of Official Languages raises many questions about the selection process, which is supposed to be non-partisan, fair and transparent for all candidates who applied.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — May 30, 2017

June 6, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That the House:

(a) recognize the catastrophic humanitarian consequences that would result from any use of nuclear weapons, and recognize those consequences transcend national borders and pose grave implications for human survival, the environment, socioeconomic development, the global economy, food security, and for the health of future generations;

(b) reaffirm the need to make every effort to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again, under any circumstances;

(c) recall the unanimous vote in both Houses of Parliament in 2010 that called on Canada to participate in negotiations for a nuclear weapons convention;

(d) reaffirm its support for the 2008 five-point proposal on nuclear disarmament of the former Secretary-General of the United Nations;

(e) express disappointment in Canada’s vote against, and absence from, initial rounds of negotiations for a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons; and

(f) call upon the government to support the Draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, released on May 22, 2017, and to commit to attend, in good faith, future meetings of the United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination.


June 9, 2017 — Mr. Barlow (Foothills) — That the House recognize that (a) the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision concerning the Comeau case will be of national significance offering a unique opportunity to seek constitutional clarity on Section 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867; and (b) eliminating trade barriers between the provinces is good for the Canadian economy; accordingly, the House call on the government to support free trade within Canada and get behind the “Free the Beer” campaign by acting as an intervener in R. v Comeau, defending the lower court’s decision.

June 9, 2017 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — That the House recognize that housing is a human right, and call on the government to take the necessary steps to realize this right, including measures to:

(a) prevent and reduce homelessness;

(b) maintain and expand federal investment in social housing, including the renewal of rent subsidies associated with long-term operating agreements for social housing;

(c) outline concrete processes for Canadians to seek recourse for violations of this right;

(d) implement a targeted strategy to meet the housing needs of Indigenous communities; and

(e) address out-of-control housing markets to make housing more affordable.

Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That Standing Order 111.1 be replaced with the following:

“(1) Where the government intends to appoint an Officer of Parliament, the Clerk of the House, the Parliamentary Librarian, the Parliamentary Budget Officer or the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, the name of the proposed appointee shall be deemed referred to the Subcommittee on Appointments of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, which may consider the appointment during a period of not more than thirty days following the tabling of a document concerning the proposed appointment.

(2) At the beginning of the first session of a Parliament, and thereafter as required, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs shall name one Member from each of the parties recognized in the House to constitute the Subcommittee on Appointments. The Subcommittee shall be chaired by the Deputy Speaker who shall be deemed to be an associate member of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs for the purposes of this Standing Order. The Subcommittee shall be empowered to meet forthwith following the referral of a proposed appointee pursuant to section (1) of this Standing Order.

(3)(a) After it has met pursuant to section (2) of this Standing Order, the Subcommittee on Appointments shall forthwith deposit with the clerk of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs a report recommending the approval or rejection of the appointment, and that report, which shall be deemed to have been adopted by the Committee, shall be presented to the House at the next earliest opportunity as a report of that Committee;

(b) If no report has been filed with the clerk of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs on the thirtieth day following the nomination of a proposed appointee, a report recommending the rejection of the appointment shall be deemed to have been filed with the clerk and that report, which shall be deemed to have been adopted by the Committee, shall be presented to the House at the next earliest opportunity as a report of that Committee.

(4) Immediately after the presentation of a report pursuant to section (3) of this Standing Order which recommends the approval of the appointment, the Clerk of the House shall cause to be placed on the Notice Paper a notice of motion for concurrence in the report, which shall stand in the name of the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons under Notices of Motions (Routine Proceedings). Any such motion may be moved during Routine Proceedings on any of the ten sitting days following the expiry of the notice provided that, if no such motion has been moved on the tenth sitting day following the expiry of the notice, it shall be deemed moved on that day. The question on the motion shall be put forthwith without debate or amendment.

(5) Immediately after the presentation of a report pursuant to section (3) of this Standing Order which recommends the rejection of the appointment, the proposed nomination shall be deemed withdrawn.”; and

That the Clerk of the House be authorized to make any required editorial and consequential alterations to the Standing Orders.


June 12, 2017 — Mr. Clement (Parry Sound—Muskoka) — That the House call on the government to: (a) disallow the purchase of Canadian strategic and technological assets by Chinese State Owned Enterprises or Chinese private institutions that stand accused of committing intellectual property theft; (b) state that securing strategic intellectual property in the military and security sectors is a national security priority; and (c) use its powers under the Investment Canada Act to ensure that Canadian intellectual property is protected if the proposed takeover of Norsat International by Hytera Communications is completed.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — That, given (a) the recent discovery of Hamas-built tunnels for the purposes of terror under schools operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza; (b) that Hamas is a listed terrorist group under Canadian law; and (c) UNRWA employees have been found to have engaged in incitement, the promotion and glorification of terrorism, as well as virulent anti-Semitism, the House call on the government to immediately suspend its restoration of funding to UNRWA.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 12, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Mr. Scheer (Regina—Qu'Appelle) — That, given the continued backsliding on human rights and protection of minorities by President Vladimir Putin's Russian Federation, the House: (a) condemn the Russian Federation's ongoing illegal occupation of Crimea and Ukraine, especially the human rights violations committed against local populations, including Crimean Tatars; (b) condemn the human rights violations being tolerated and encouraged by the Putin regime and carried out by its allies in Chechnya against LGBT individuals, who according to Human Rights Watch, have been subjected to torture and forced detention, as well as recent legislation which has led to the persecution of religious minorities; and (c) call upon the government to (i) immediately make known its views to the Putin regime through all channels, (ii) immediately implement increased sanctions and visa bans against such human rights violators in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Crimea, and Chechnya.

September 29, 2017 — Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola) — That, given the proposed changes to the taxation of private corporations as outlined in the Minister of Finance's paper “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” will have a drastic negative impact on small and medium sized local businesses, the House call on the government to continue, until January 31, 2018, its consultations on these measures.

September 29, 2017 — Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls) — That, in the opinion of the House, the repatriation to Canada of Omar Khadr was a sufficient and adequate remedy for his case, and therefore, the House condemn the decision of the government to provide an exceptional additional financial payout to Omar Khadr and the government's failure to consider the efforts of the widow of Christopher Speer to receive her compensation.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — September 29, 2017

October 3, 2017 — Ms. Boutin-Sweet (Hochelaga) — That, given that Canada ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which protects the right to adequate housing; that, in so doing, it committed to eliminating the barriers to full enjoyment of this right; that the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recently expressed concern about the persistence of the housing crisis in Canada, including the inadequate funding for housing and the shortage of social housing; that an affordable housing crisis is currently unfolding in multiple regions of the country; that waiting lists for social housing for low-income families continue to get longer; and that the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development will be announcing the details of a national housing strategy this fall, the House urge the government to work with the provinces, the territories, First Nations and housing stakeholders to:

(a) invest at least $2 billion more per year to build a vast number of new social housing units, including low-income housing, starting in Budget 2018;

(b) preserve the financial accessibility of existing social housing, including the retroactive amounts for expired long-term subsidies, while providing the funding needed to renovate, improve and modernize this housing; and

(c) implement a targeted housing and anti-homelessness strategy for Aboriginal peoples, including the funding necessary to immediately build 81,000 housing units in order to reduce the average number of individuals per household to 2.5 to match the Canadian average while ensuring that these housing units are suited to their traditional ways of life and the climate.

Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, given that millions of Canadians lack prescription drug coverage, and given that overwhelming evidence, including from the Parliamentary Budget Officer, has concluded that every Canadian could be covered by a universal pharmacare program while saving billions of dollars every year, the House call on the government to commence negotiations with the provinces no later than October 1, 2018, in order to implement a universal pharmacare program.

October 5, 2017 — Mr. Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) — That, given the proposed changes to the taxation of private corporations as outlined in the Minister of Finance's paper “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” unfairly targets small businesses, while ignoring the largest abuses of Canada’s tax system, the House call on the government to continue, until January 31, 2018, its consultations on these measures and expand the consultations to include measures targeting large corporations, loopholes for CEOs, and tax havens.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 5, 2017

October 12, 2017 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That, given the fact that the government plans to borrow billions of dollars to fund its deficits, and that the government has already tried to pay for its out-of-control spending by taxing health and dental benefits, local businesses and employee discounts, the House call on the government to stop raising taxes on Canadian homeowners, and return the $4 billion collected from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, which was paid by homeowners to protect and insure their homes, rather than to fund the government’s deficits.

October 12, 2017 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — That the House condemn the government for unnecessarily obstructing the Canadian energy sector with regulations that force Canadian oil companies to comply with standards that are not required for companies from other countries, such as Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Algeria, which resulted in the cancellation of the Energy East pipeline.

October 12, 2017 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That, given the evolving threat represented by North Korea, the House call on the Minister of National Defence to immediately initiate discussions with the U.S. regarding the modernization of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and explore the option of Canada joining the ballistic missile defence system.

October 17, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That, given:
(a) forestry is a major employer in Canada;
(b) Canada is a world leader in sustainable forestry practices;
(c) the government has failed to secure a Softwood Lumber Agreement and to make softwood lumber a priority by including it in the mandate letter for the Minister of International Trade; and
(d) forestry workers and forest-dependent communities are particularly vulnerable to misinformation campaigns and other attacks waged against the forest industry by foreign-funded environmental non-government organizations like Greenpeace and ForestEthics;
the House express its support for forestry workers and denounce efforts by foreign-funded groups seeking to disrupt lawful forest practices in Canada.

October 17, 2017 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That the House call upon the Minister of Finance to publicly disclose all of his assets to ensure there is no conflict between his private interests and his public duties.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — October 17, 2017

October 20, 2017 — Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — That, given the Minister of Finance:
(a) after being elected to Parliament in 2015, led Canadians to believe that he had placed his shares in Morneau Shepell into a blind trust, while never having done so;
(b) used a loophole in the Conflict of Interest Act to place his shares in a private numbered company instead of divesting them or placing them in a blind trust;
(c) on October 19, 2016, sponsored Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985, a bill that would reasonably be expected to profit Morneau Shepell and the Minister of Finance in light of his continued ownership of shares in Morneau Shepell through a company he controls;
(d) was and remains in charge of regulating the pension industry in which he has had a personal economic interest; and
(e) has failed to live up to the ethical standards set forth by the Prime Minister in his mandate letter to the Minister;
the House call on the Minister of Finance to apologize to the House and to Canadians for breaking their trust, and the House call on the government to immediately close the loopholes in the Conflict of Interest Act as recommended by the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, in order to prevent a Minister of the Crown from personally benefiting from their position or creating the perception thereof.

October 20, 2017 — Mr. Weir (Regina—Lewvan) — That, given:
(a) the current government ignored recommendations from both unions and departmental staff against implementing the Phoenix pay system;
(b) the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has resulted in payment problems for over 160,000 public service workers; and
(c) payment problems resulting from the implementation of the Phoenix pay system has caused great financial and emotional hardship to the hardworking members of the public service;
the House affirm that the Phoenix pay system should not have been implemented by the government, and call on the government to urgently provide a time frame to fix the Phoenix pay system and provide adequate compensation to all those impacted for all damages caused.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — October 20, 2017

November 21, 2017 — Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) — That the House call on the government to show support and appreciation for the brave men and women serving in the Canadian Armed Forces by reversing its decision to take away from ill and injured soldiers allowances that provide them with up to $23,000 per year for the special training, hardships and risks associated with their employment, and to retroactively provide the payment to members who have been negatively impacted by this policy change since September 1, 2017.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 — Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — That the House agree with the Prime Minister’s statement in the House on November 1, 2017, that "sunshine is the best disinfectant"; and call on the Finance Minister to reveal all assets he has bought, sold or held within all his private companies or trust funds since he became Finance Minister, to determine if his financial interests have conflicted with his public duties.

December 1, 2017 — Ms. Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) — That the House:
(a) condemn the horrific acts committed by ISIS;
(b) acknowledge that individuals who joined ISIS fighters are complicit in these horrific acts and pose a danger to Canadians;
(c) call on the government to bring to justice and prosecute any ISIS fighter returning to Canada; and
(d) insist that the government make the security and protection of Canadians its priority, rather than the reintegration of ISIS fighters, or the unnecessary financial payout to a convicted terrorist, like Omar Khadr.

December 1, 2017 — Mr. Clarke (Beauport—Limoilou) — That, in order to ensure Canadian veterans are treated with respect and dignity, the House call on the government to allow veterans’ pensions to be transferred seamlessly when they choose to continue their employment in the public service, by amending the Public Service Superannuation Act to include in Group 1 contributors any employees who elected to count as pensionable service a period of service in the Canadian Forces that began before January 1, 2013.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — December 1, 2017

February 2, 2018 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — That the House: (a) condemn the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for the brutal oppression of political dissent currently being expressed by the Iranian people; (b) call upon the government to immediately cease any and all negotiations or discussions with the Islamic Republic of Iran to restore diplomatic relations; and (c) stand with the people of Iran and recognize that they, like all people, have a fundamental right to freedom of conscience and religion, freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression, including freedom of the press and other forms of communication, freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of association.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — That, given the fact that Canadian oil is routinely sold at a discounted price due to a lack of access to international markets, and the fact that the Trans Mountain pipeline is in the national interest, the government report to the House within one month of the adoption of this motion the steps that it will be taking, including any steps pursuant to s. 92(10), Constitution Act, 1867, to ensure that the Trans Mountain pipeline is built.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — February 2, 2018

February 6, 2018 — Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — That the House express its grave concern that: (a) women have never held more than 28% of the seats in the House of Commons, despite comprising over 50% of the population; (b) Canada ranks 64th in the world when it comes to gender parity in its national legislature; (c) women have never made up more than 28.5% of the total number of candidates in a Canadian federal election; (d) the best research shows that the shortage of women candidates and Members of Parliament is due to a lack of demand by party officials and members, rather than an undersupply of women willing to hold office; and that the House call on the government to implement legislative changes that would give each federal party financial incentive to ensure that women make up at least 45% of their candidates in the 2019 federal election.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Stewart (Burnaby South) — February 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 — Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the right of individuals to access a range of modern methods of contraception, free from barriers of cost, by increasing transfers from the federal government to cover those costs, fully respecting provincial, territorial and Indigenous jurisdiction, as well as Quebec's right to withdrawal with compensation.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — February 6, 2018

February 9, 2018 — Mr. Berthold (Mégantic—L'Érable) — That, given that farmers, ranchers, and agri-businesses have been excluded from discussions on Canada’s Food Guide from the onset, and that Canada’s Food Guide will have reverberating impacts on domestic and export markets, the House affirm its support for a science-based Food Guide that includes data from all health experts and food producers, and call on the government to engage with farmers, ranchers, and agri-food businesses on the development of Canada’s Food Guide.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018 — Mr. Nicholson (Niagara Falls) — That the Department of Justice immediately withdraw its legal argument that the government does not “owe a private law duty of care to individual members within the CAF to provide a safe and harassment-free work environment, or to create policies to prevent sexual harassment or sexual assault.".
Notice also received from:
Mr. Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) and Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope) — February 9, 2018

February 22, 2018 — Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) renegotiate tax treaties and tax information sharing agreements to prevent corporations from bringing profits from tax havens back to Canada without paying tax; (b) amend the Canada Revenue Agency’s Voluntary Disclosures Program to include penalties and interest for those engaging in fraudulent activities; (c) compel multinationals to demonstrate that they perform real economic functions in a country in order to obtain tax exemptions; and (d) give the Canada Revenue Agency more power to initiate legal action.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Rankin (Victoria) — February 22, 2018

February 27, 2018 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — That the House: (a) value the contributions of Canadian Sikhs and Canadians of Indian origin in our national life; (b) condemn in the strongest terms all forms of terrorism, including Khalistani extremism and the glorification of any individuals who have committed acts of violence to advance the cause of an independent Khalistani state in India; and (c) stand with a united India.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 — Mr. Maguire (Brandon—Souris) — That, given the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees every Canadian’s freedom of conscience, freedom of religion, freedom of thought, freedom of belief, and freedom of expression, the House call on the government to ensure that no program or funding eligibility is restricted or denied based on one’s set of beliefs and values.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — February 27, 2018

March 20, 2018 — Mr. O'Toole (Durham) — That the House: (a) condemn the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard for the brutal oppression of its own citizens, which included the imprisonment and killing of a Canadian citizen, Kavous Seyed-Emami, who was killed in Iranian custody; (b) call upon the government to immediately cease any and all negotiations or discussions with the Islamic Republic of Iran to restore diplomatic relations; and (c) stand with the people of Iran and recognize that they, like all people, have a fundamental right to freedom of conscience and religion, freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression, including freedom of the press and other forms of communication, freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of association.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — March 20, 2018

April 19, 2018 — Mr. Poilievre (Carleton) — That, given the government’s failure to provide a clear explanation of the effectiveness of their carbon tax policy, the House call on the government to:
(a) table how much the proposed federal carbon tax of $50 per tonne will cost a median Canadian family, and to do so by May 1, 2018; and
(b) table how much the proposed federal carbon tax of $50 per tonne will reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and to do so by May 1, 2018.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — April 19, 2018

June 1, 2018 — Ms. Ramsey (Essex) — That, in the opinion of the House, the tariffs announced by the U.S. administration on Canadian steel and aluminum products are completely unjustifiable and they could have major consequences for the thousands of workers employed in these industries and their communities in Canada; and that the House call on the government to take measures to support workers and these industries so they can weather this trade dispute, including by prioritizing Canadian-made steel and aluminum in its purchases.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — June 1, 2018

June 4, 2018 — Mr. Kent (Thornhill) — That the House condemn the Prime Minister and his government for breaking their “Fair and Open Government” pledge and showing disregard for Parliament by, among other things: (a) diminishing the role of the opposition with the adoption of Government Business No. 22; (b) disrespecting the House by deliberately withholding material from it; (c) providing Parliament with inaccurate, incomplete and misleading information; (d) frequently introducing complex omnibus bills, and offering briefings on them to the media ahead of members; (e) arrogantly dismissing Members who hold alternative opinions and referencing them in derogatory terms; and (f) punishing and suppressing others Members who express views of personal conscience.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 — Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland) — That, given: (a) the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project was once a viable private sector project that did not require a single dollar of taxpayer money; (b) a lack of leadership by the Prime Minister has undermined confidence in the project to the point that the proponent corporation has had to abandon it; (c) the government has still not dealt directly with the risks associated with the project; (d) the government lacks the internal expertise to ensure that the project can be built on time and on budget; and (e) the purchase of Trans Mountain with public money has forced taxpayers to assume all of the risks and costs associated with the project; the House call upon the government to table by June 11, 2018, the exact cost to taxpayers of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and the Trans Mountain expansion project, including costs associated with risks and contingencies.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 — Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) — That the House: (a) strongly condemn Hamas for its ongoing violence and instigation of violence against Israel, and in particular for its despicable use of civilians as human shields during a recent violent attack on Israel’s border; (b) call on Hamas to stop blocking vital humanitarian aid that Israel seeks to send into the Gaza strip; (c) express its support for the independent Israeli judicial processes available to investigate rules of engagement and loss of life; (d) condemn statements by governments which imply Israeli responsibility for the violence on Israel’s border and statements which imply the inadequacy of Israel’s capacity for self-assessment; and (e) express its support for the legitimate aspiration of the Palestinian people for a Palestinian state, unified under one democratically elected rights-respecting government, living in peace with and benefiting from close cooperation with Israel.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 — Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie) — That the House call upon the government to ban all foreign funding to influence federal elections.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar) — June 4, 2018

June 6, 2018 — Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan) — That the House: (a) strongly condemn the current regime in Iran for its ongoing sponsorship of terrorism around the world, including instigating violent attacks on the Gaza border; (b) condemn the recent statements made by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calling for genocide against the Jewish people; (c) call on the government to (i) immediately cease any and all negotiations or discussions with the Islamic Republic of Iran to restore diplomatic relations, (ii) demand that the Iranian Regime immediately release all Canadians and Canadian permanent residents who are currently detained in Iran, including Maryam Mombeini, the widow of Professor Kavous Sayed-Emami, and Saeed Malekpour, who has been imprisoned since 2008; and (d) stand with the people of Iran and recognize that they, like all people, have a fundamental right to freedom of conscience and religion, freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression, including freedom of the press and other forms of communication, freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of association.
Notice also received from:
Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil) — June 6, 2018

June 8, 2018 — Mr. Cullen (Skeena—Bulkley Valley) — That, in the opinion of the House, the results of the 2011 and 2015 federal elections, as well as this month’s election in Ontario, are clear examples that our voting system is broken, by providing Stephen Harper, Doug Ford and the current Prime Minister with 100% of the power while receiving around 40% of the votes; and that Canada should move to a voting system that elects Members of Parliament in a way that is more proportional to the votes cast by Canadian electors.
Notice also received from:
Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé) — June 8, 2018
Main Estimates
June 8, 2018 — The President of the Treasury Board — Consideration of motions to concur in Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.
Text of motions — see “Business of Supply” in today’s Notice Paper.
Voting — not later than 10:00 p.m. on the last allotted day, pursuant to Standing Order 81(18).

Ways and Means

No. 3 — March 22, 2016 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act and other tax legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-3, tabled on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
No. 4 — March 22, 2016 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-4, tabled on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
No. 5 — March 22, 2016 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act, the Excise Act, 2001 and other tax legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-5, tabled on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.
No. 8 — October 3, 2016 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-8, tabled on Monday, October 3, 2016.
No. 11 — March 22, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act and other related legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-11, tabled on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
No. 12 — March 22, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-12, tabled on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
No. 13 — March 22, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Act and the Excise Act, 2001. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-13, tabled on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
No. 15 — May 18, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-15, tabled on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
No. 16 — October 24, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-16, tabled on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
No. 20 — February 27, 2018 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Income Tax Act and other related legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-20, tabled on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
No. 21 — February 27, 2018 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Tax Act. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-21, tabled on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
No. 22 — February 27, 2018 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration of a Ways and Means motion to amend the Excise Act, 2001, and other related legislation. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-22, tabled on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
No. 24 — May 28, 2018 — The Minister of Finance — Consideration 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. — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-24, tabled on Monday, May 28, 2018.

Government Bills (Commons)

C-5 — September 21, 2016 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board), seconded by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development), — That Bill C-5, An Act to repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
C-12R — March 24, 2016 — The Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-21 — May 9, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Goodale (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), seconded by Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism), — That Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Customs Act, be now read a third time and do pass.
Time allocation motion — notice given Friday, May 11, 2018, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3).
C-27 — October 19, 2016 — The Minister of Finance — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.
C-28 — October 21, 2016 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-28, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (victim surcharge).
C-32 — November 15, 2016 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-32, An Act related to the repeal of section 159 of the Criminal Code.
C-33R — November 24, 2016 — The Minister of Democratic Institutions — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs of Bill C-33, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-34 — November 28, 2016 — The President of the Treasury Board — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities of Bill C-34, An Act to amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act and other Acts.
C-38 — February 9, 2017 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-38, An Act to amend An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons).
C-39 — March 8, 2017 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-39, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (unconstitutional provisions) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-42R — March 24, 2017 — The Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act, the Pension Act and the Department of Veterans Affairs Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-43R — March 24, 2017 — The Minister of Finance — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Finance of Bill C-43, An Act respecting a payment to be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to support a pan-Canadian artificial intelligence strategy.
C-45R — June 13, 2018 — The Minister of Justice — Resuming consideration of the amendments made by the Senate to Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts.
Senate Message — see Journals of Friday, June 8, 2018.
Text of motion — see “Motions Respecting Senate Amendments to Bills” in today’s Notice Paper.
Time allocation motion — notice given Wednesday, June 13, 2018, pursuant to Standing Order 78(3).
C-52 — June 9, 2017 — The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-52, An Act to amend Chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2012.
C-56R — June 19, 2017 — The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of Bill C-56, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and the Abolition of Early Parole Act.
C-59R-* — June 11, 2018 — The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness — Third reading of Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters.
Voting — not later than the expiry of the 5 hours provided for debate, pursuant to Order made Wednesday, June 6, 2018, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3).
C-62 — June 11, 2018 — The President of the Treasury Board — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-62, An Act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act and other Acts, as reported by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities without amendment.
Committee Report — presented on Monday, June 11, 2018, Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-421.
C-64R — March 2, 2018 — The Minister of Transport — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-64, An Act respecting wrecks, abandoned, dilapidated or hazardous vessels and salvage operations, as reported by the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Friday, March 2, 2018, Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-349.
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
C-68R — June 13, 2018 — The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard — Third reading of Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.
Voting — not later than 15 minutes before the expiry of the time provided for Government Orders, pursuant to Order made Monday, June 11, 2018, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3).
C-69R — June 12, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. McKenna (Minister of Environment and Climate Change), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), — That Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be now read a third time and do pass;

And of the motion of Mrs. McCrimmon (Kanata—Carleton), seconded by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), — That this question be now put.

Voting on the previous question — not later than the expiry of the 5 hours provided for debate, pursuant to Order made Wednesday, June 6, 2018, under the provisions of Standing Order 78(3).
Debate — 31 minutes remaining.
Voting on the original question — immediately after the previous question is disposed of, should it be resolved in the affirmative, pursuant to Standing Order 61(2).
C-71 — June 12, 2018 — The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness — Consideration at report stage of Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms, as reported by the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security with amendments.
Committee Report — presented on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-424.
Report stage motions — see “Report Stage of Bills” in today's Notice Paper.
C-77 — May 10, 2018 — The Minister of National Defence — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on National Defence of Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts.
C-78 — May 22, 2018 — The Minister of Justice — Second reading and reference to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights of Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act.

Government Bills (Senate)

Government Business

No. 1 — December 7, 2015 — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That the House consider the current state of the Canadian economy as set out in the Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections 2015 that was released on November 20, 2015, and was tabled in the House on December 7, 2015.
No. 3 — February 11, 2016 — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That the House support the government’s decision to broaden, improve, and redefine our contribution to the effort to combat ISIL by better leveraging Canadian expertise while complementing the work of our coalition partners to ensure maximum effect, including:

(a) refocusing our military contribution by expanding the advise and assist mission of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in Iraq, significantly increasing intelligence capabilities in Iraq and theatre-wide, deploying CAF medical personnel, offering to provide the Government of Iraq ministerial liaison personnel to the Ministries of Defence and the Interior, enhancing capacity-building efforts with our defence partners in Jordan and Lebanon to advance regional stability, and withdrawing our CF-18s while maintaining air force surveillance and refuelling capability;

(b) improving the living conditions of conflict-affected populations and helping to build the foundations for long-term regional stability of host communities, including Lebanon and Jordan;

(c) investing significantly in humanitarian assistance while working with experienced humanitarian partners to support the basic needs of conflict-affected populations, including children and victims of sexual and gender-based violence;

(d) engaging more effectively with political leaders throughout the region, increasing Canada’s contribution to international efforts aimed at finding political solutions to the crises affecting the region and reinforcing our diplomatic presence to facilitate the delivery of enhanced programming, supporting increased CAF deployments, strengthening dialogue with local and international partners on the ground and generally giving Canada a stronger voice in the region;

(e) welcoming tens of thousands of Syrian refugees to Canada;

that the House express its appreciation and pride to the members of the CAF, diplomatic and intelligence personnel for their participation in the fight against terrorism, to Canadian humanitarian workers for their efforts to provide critical support to conflict-affected populations, and reconfirm our commitment to our allies in the coalition against ISIL; and

that the House note the government’s resolve to return to the House within two years with a new motion on Canada’s contribution to the region.

No. 5 — May 10, 2016 — The Minister of Democratic Institutions — That a Special Committee on electoral reform be appointed to identify and conduct a study of viable alternate voting systems, such as preferential ballots and proportional representation, to replace the first-past-the-post system, as well as to examine mandatory voting and online voting, and to assess the extent to which the options identified could advance the following principles for electoral reform:

(a) Effectiveness and legitimacy: that the proposed measure would increase public confidence among Canadians that their democratic will, as expressed by their votes, will be fairly translated and that the proposed measure reduces distortion and strengthens the link between voter intention and the election of representatives;

(b) Engagement: that the proposed measure would encourage voting and participation in the democratic process, foster greater civility and collaboration in politics, enhance social cohesion and offer opportunities for inclusion of underrepresented groups in the political process;

(c) Accessibility and inclusiveness: that the proposed measure would avoid undue complexity in the voting process, while respecting the other principles, and that it would support access by all eligible voters regardless of physical or social condition;

(d) Integrity: that the proposed measure can be implemented while safeguarding public trust in the election process, by ensuring reliable and verifiable results obtained through an effective and objective process that is secure and preserves vote secrecy for individual Canadians;

(e) Local representation: that the proposed measure would ensure accountability and recognize the value that Canadians attach to community, to Members of Parliament understanding local conditions and advancing local needs at the national level, and to having access to Members of Parliament to facilitate resolution of their concerns and participation in the democratic process;

that the Committee be directed to issue an invitation to each Member of Parliament to conduct a town hall in their respective constituencies and provide the Committee with a written report of the input from their constituents to be filed with the Clerk of the Committee no later than October 1, 2016;

that the Committee be directed to take into account the applicable constitutional, legal and implementation parameters in the development of its recommendations; accordingly, the Committee should seek out expert testimony on these matters;

that the Committee be directed to consult broadly with relevant experts and organizations, take into consideration consultations that have been undertaken on the issue, examine relevant research studies and literature, and review models being used or developed in other jurisdictions;

that the Committee be directed to develop its consultation agenda, working methods, and recommendations on electoral reform with the goal of strengthening the inclusion of all Canadians in our diverse society, including women, Indigenous Peoples, youth, seniors, Canadians with disabilities, new Canadians and residents of rural and remote communities;

that the Committee be directed to conduct a national engagement process that includes a comprehensive and inclusive consultation with Canadians through written submissions and online engagement tools;

that the Committee be composed of ten (10) members of which six (6) shall be government members, three (3) shall be from the Official Opposition, and one (1) shall be from the New Democratic Party; and that one (1) member from the Bloc Québécois, and the Member for Saanich—Gulf Islands also be members of the Committee but without the right to vote or move any motion;

that changes in the membership of the Committee be effective immediately after notification by the Whip has been filed with the Clerk of the House;

that membership substitutions be permitted, if required, in the manner provided for in Standing Order 114(2);

that, with the exception of the Member for Saanich—Gulf Islands, all other members shall be named by their respective Whip by depositing with the Clerk of the House the list of their members to serve on the Committee no later than ten (10) sitting days following the adoption of this motion;

that the Committee be chaired by a member of the government party; that, in addition to the Chair, there be one (1) Vice-Chair from the Official Opposition and one (1) Vice-Chair from the New Democratic Party, and that, notwithstanding Standing Order 106(3), all candidates for the position of Chair or Vice-Chair from the Official Opposition shall be elected by secret ballot, and that each candidate be permitted to address the Committee for not more than three (3) minutes;

that the quorum of the Committee be as provided for in Standing Order 118, provided that at least four (4) members are present and provided that one (1) member from the government party and one (1) member from an opposition party are present;

that the Committee be granted all of the powers of a standing committee, as provided in the Standing Orders, as well as the power to travel, accompanied by the necessary staff, inside and outside of Canada;

that the Committee have the power to authorize video and audio broadcasting of any or all of its proceedings; and

that the Committee present its final report no later than December 1, 2016.

No. 7 — May 19, 2016 — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, commencing on the adoption of this Order and concluding on Thursday, June 23, 2016, the ordinary hour of daily adjournment shall be midnight, except on Fridays.
No. 9 — September 29, 2016 — The Leader of the Government in the House of Commons — That the House support the government’s decision to ratify the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change signed by Canada in New York on April 22, 2016; and that the House support the March 3, 2016, Vancouver Declaration calling on the federal government, the provinces, and territories to work together to develop a Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.
No. 10 — November 1, 2016 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance), seconded by Mr. Sohi (Minister of Infrastructure and Communities), — That the House take note of the Fall Economic Statement.
No. 13 — April 11, 2017 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Warawa (Langley—Aldergrove), seconded by Ms. Gladu (Sarnia—Lambton), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities that, during its consideration of Bill C-243, An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy and amending the Employment Insurance Act (maternity benefits), the Committee be granted the power to travel throughout Canada to hear testimony from interested parties and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee, provided that the travel does not exceed five sitting days.
No. 16 — June 1, 2017 — The Minister of Environment and Climate Change — That, in the opinion of the House, climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution; and that, despite the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement, Canada remain committed to the implementation of the Agreement, as it is in the best interest of all Canadians.
No. 17 — June 6, 2017 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Freeland (Minister of Foreign Affairs), seconded by Mr. Champagne (Minister of International Trade), — That the House (a) recognize that the government is committed to a foreign policy that supports multilateralism and rules-based international systems, human rights, gender equality, the fight against climate change, and economic benefits being shared by all; (b) recognize that further leadership on the part of Canada is both desirable and required; and (c) support the government’s decision to use the foregoing principles to guide Canadian foreign policy;

And of the amendment of Mr. Genuis (Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan), seconded by Mr. Eglinski (Yellowhead), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the House recognize that the government’s foreign policy should have acknowledged the genocide committed against Yazidis and Assyrian Christians, including women and girls; refrain from attempting to reopen and normalize relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, a Canadian-listed state sponsor of terror as well as normalizing relations with Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation when it is illegally occupying Crimea and Ukraine; reopen immigration programs targeted towards vulnerable minorities; and reopen the Office of Religious Freedom.”.

No. 19 — October 16, 2017 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Strahl (Chilliwack—Hope), seconded by Mrs. Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities that, during its consideration 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, the Committee be granted the power to travel throughout Canada to hear testimony from interested parties and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee, provided that the travel does not exceed 45 sitting days.
No. 21 — April 17, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Ms. Bergen (Portage—Lisgar), seconded by Mr. Nater (Perth—Wellington), — That the report of the Ethics Commissioner, entitled “The Trudeau Report”, tabled on Monday, January 29, 2018, be concurred in;

And of the amendment of Mr. Kmiec (Calgary Shepard), seconded by Mr. Albas (Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola), — That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word “That” and substituting the following:

“the report of the Ethics Commissioner, entitled “The Trudeau Report”, tabled on Monday, January 29, 2018, be not now concurred in, but that, pursuant to section 28(13) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons, it be referred back to the Commissioner with instruction that he amend the same to include recommendations to close the loopholes in the Code, as well as the Conflict of Interest Act, that allowed the Prime Minister to withhold from the public the nature of the unacceptable gifts he received from the Aga Khan because the public registry includes only acceptable gifts within the meaning of section 14 of the Code and section 11 of the Conflict of Interest Act.”.

No. 23 — June 4, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mr. Paul-Hus (Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles), seconded by Mr. Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound), — That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security that, during its consideration of Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms, the Committee be granted the power to travel throughout Canada to hear testimony from interested parties and that the necessary staff do accompany the Committee;

And of the amendment of Mr. Waugh (Saskatoon—Grasswood), seconded by Mr. Webber (Calgary Confederation), — That the motion be amended by adding after the word “parties” the following:

“, provided that the travel does not exceed 85 calendar days,”.

Concurrence in Committee Reports

No. 24 — May 30, 2018 — Resuming consideration of the motion of Mrs. Stubbs (Lakeland), seconded by Mr. Viersen (Peace River—Westlock), — That the Second Report of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, be concurred in.
Debate — 1 hour and 56 minutes to be added to the business of the House on a day designated by the Government, pursuant to Standing Order 66(2) and to Order made Tuesday, May 29, 2018.
Voting — not later than the expiry of the time provided for debate.

R Recommended by the Governor General
* Referred to Committee before second reading