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42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 332

Thursday, October 4, 2018

10:00 a.m.



Prayer
Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents
The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Information Commissioner of Canada for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-940-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

The Speaker laid upon the Table, — Reports of the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-728-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)

Presenting Reports from Committees

Mr. Sorenson (Battle River—Crowfoot), from the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, presented the 51st Report of the Committee, "Report 4, Replacing Montréal’s Champlain Bridge—Infrastructure Canada, of the 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-453.

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

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 102, 108 and 109) was tabled.


Mr. Maloney (Etobicoke—Lakeshore), from the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, presented the Tenth Report of the Committee, "Rethinking Canada’s Energy Information System: Collaborative Models in a Data-Driven Economy". — Sessional Paper No. 8510-421-454.

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

A copy of the relevant Minutes of Proceedings (Meetings Nos. 92 to 103, 107 and 108) was tabled.


Introduction of Private Members' Bills

Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Rankin (Victoria), seconded by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), Bill C-415, An Act to establish a procedure for expunging certain cannabis-related convictions, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Pursuant to Standing Orders 68(2) and 69(1), on motion of Mr. Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn), seconded by Mr. Brassard (Barrie—Innisfil), Bill C-416, An Act to designate the month of October as Hindu Heritage Month, was introduced, read the first time, ordered to be printed and ordered for a second reading at the next sitting of the House.


Presenting Petitions

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

— by Mrs. Gallant (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke), one concerning firearms (No. 421-02711);
— by Mrs. Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02712);
— by Ms. Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe), one concerning the Canada Post Corporation (No. 421-02713) and one concerning navigable waters (No. 421-02714);
— by Ms. Pauzé (Repentigny), one concerning working conditions (No. 421-02715);
— by Mr. Richards (Banff—Airdrie), one concerning the Employment Insurance Program (No. 421-02716) and one concerning cannabis (No. 421-02717);
— by Mr. Lamoureux (Winnipeg North), one concerning health care services (No. 421-02718);
— by Ms. May (Saanich—Gulf Islands), one concerning discrimination (No. 421-02719) and one concerning the tax system (No. 421-02720).
Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development), — That 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, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

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

Government Orders

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Ms. Wilson-Raybould (Minister of Justice), seconded by Mr. Duclos (Minister of Families, Children and Social Development), — That 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, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, 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, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Private Members' Business

At 4:39 p.m., by unanimous consent, the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Dhaliwal (Surrey—Newton), seconded by Ms. Sahota (Brampton North), — That Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month, be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

The debate continued.

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

Accordingly, Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month, was read the second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Clerk of the House

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

— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Report of the Copyright Board for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Copyright Act, R.S. 1985, c. C-42, sbs. 66.9(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-555-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)
— by Mr. MacAulay (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan for the period 2018-2019 to 2022-2023 and of the Operating and Capital Budgets of the Canadian Dairy Commission for the dairy year ending July 31, 2019, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-836-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-78-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2018-962 dated June 28, 2018, concerning the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods), pursuant to the Customs Tariff, S.C. 1997, c. 36, sbs. 53(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-141-01. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Copy of Order in Council P.C. 2018-961 dated June 28, 2018, concerning the United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum), pursuant to the Customs Tariff, S.C. 1997, c. 36, sbs. 53(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-141-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Act, R.S. 1985, c. 18 (3rd Supp.), Part I, s. 40. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-535-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), s. 42. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-553-03. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act, S.C. 2001, c. 9, s. 34. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-797-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Mr. Morneau (Minister of Finance) — Report of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act, S.C. 2009, c. 2, ss. 297 "16(1) and (2)" and 298. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-1042-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Finance)
— by Ms. Petitpas Taylor (Minister of Health) — Report of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, together with the Auditors' Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Act, R.S. 1985, c. 49 (4th Supp.), sbs. 31(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-591-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Health)
— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Report of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation, together with the Auditor General's Report, for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 150(1). — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-294-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans)
— by Mr. Wilkinson (Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard) — Reports of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018, pursuant to the Access to Information Act and to the Privacy Act, R.S. 1985, c. A-1 and P-21, sbs. 72(2). — Sessional Paper No. 8561-421-672-04. (Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(h)(v), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics)
Adjournment Proceedings

At 5:38 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 38(1), the question “That this House do now adjourn” was deemed to have been proposed.

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

Accordingly, at 5:47 p.m., the Speaker adjourned the House until tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).